Vocabulary (V)

Serial Word Meaning
1 vacate v. To leave
2 vaccinate v. To inoculate with vaccine virus or virus of cowpox
3 vacillate v. To waver
4 vacuous adj. Empty
5 vacuum n. A space entirely devoid of matter
6 vagabond n. A wanderer
7 vagrant n. An idle wanderer
8 vainglory n. Excessive, pretentious, and demonstrative vanity
9 vale n. Level or low land between hills
10 valediction n. A bidding farewell
11 valedictorian n. Student who delivers an address at graduating exercises of an educational institution
12 valedictory n. A parting address
13 valid adj. Founded on truth
14 valorous adj. Courageous
15 vapid adj. Having lost sparkling quality and flavor
16 vaporizer n. An atomizer
17 variable adj. Having a tendency to change
18 variance n. Change
19 variant n. A thing that differs from another in form only, being the same in essence or substance
20 variation n. Modification
21 variegate v. To mark with different shades or colors
22 vassal n. A slave or bondman
23 vaudeville n. A variety show
24 vegetal adj. Of or pertaining to plants
25 vegetarian n. One who believes in the theory that man’s food should be exclusively vegetable
26 vegetate v. To live in a monotonous, passive way without exercise of the mental faculties
27 vegetation n. Plant-life in the aggregate
28 vegetative adj. Pertaining to the process of plant-life
29 vehement adj. Very eager or urgent
30 velocity n. Rapid motion
31 velvety adj. Marked by lightness and softness
32 venal adj. Mercenary, corrupt
33 vendible adj. Marketable
34 vendition n. The act of selling
35 vendor n. A seller
36 veneer n. Outside show or elegance
37 venerable adj. Meriting or commanding high esteem
38 venerate v. To cherish reverentially
39 venereal adj. Pertaining to or proceeding from sexual intercourse
40 venial adj. That may be pardoned or forgiven, a forgivable sin
41 venison n. The flesh of deer
42 venom n. The poisonous fluid that certain animals secrete
43 venous adj. Of, pertaining to, or contained or carried in a vein or veins
44 veracious adj. Habitually disposed to speak the truth
45 veracity n. Truthfulness
46 verbatim adv. Word for word
47 verbiage n. Use of many words without necessity
48 verbose adj. Wordy
49 verdant adj. Green with vegetation
50 verification n. The act of proving to be true, exact, or accurate
51 verify v. To prove to be true, exact, or accurate
52 verily adv. In truth
53 verity n. Truth
54 vermin n. A noxious or troublesome animal
55 vernacular n. The language of one’s country
56 vernal adj. Belonging to or suggestive of the spring
57 versatile adj. Having an aptitude for applying oneself to new and varied tasks or to various subjects
58 version n. A description or report of something as modified by one’s character or opinion
59 vertex n. Apex
60 vertical adj. Lying or directed perpendicularly to the horizon
61 vertigo n. Dizziness
62 vestige n. A visible trace, mark, or impression, of something absent, lost, or gone
63 vestment n. Clothing or covering
64 veto n. The constitutional right in a chief executive of refusing to approve an enactment
65 vicarious adj. Suffered or done in place of or for the sake of another
66 viceroy n. A ruler acting with royal authority in place of the sovereign in a colony or province
67 vicissitude n. A change, especially a complete change, of condition or circumstances, as of fortune
68 vie v. To contend
69 vigilance n. Alert and intent mental watchfulness in guarding against danger
70 vigilant adj. Being on the alert to discover and ward off danger or insure safety
71 vignette n. A picture having a background or that is shaded off gradually
72 vincible adj. Conquerable
73 vindicate v. To prove true, right, or real
74 vindicatory adj. Punitive
75 vindicative adj. Revengeful
76 vinery n. A greenhouse for grapes
77 viol n. A stringed instrument of the violin class
78 viola n. A musical instrument somewhat larger than a violin
79 violator n. One who transgresses
80 violation n. Infringement
81 violoncello n. A stringed instrument held between the player’s knees
82 virago n. A bold, impudent, turbulent woman
83 virile adj. Masculine
84 virtu n. Rare, curious, or beautiful quality
85 virtual adj. Being in essence or effect, but not in form or appearance
86 virtuoso n. A master in the technique of some particular fine art
87 virulence n. Extreme poisonousness
88 virulent adj. Exceedingly noxious or deleterious
89 visage n. The face, countenance, or look of a person
90 viscount n. In England, a title of nobility, ranking fourth in the order of British peerage
91 vista n. A view or prospect
92 visual adj. Perceptible by sight
93 visualize v. To give pictorial vividness to a mental representation
94 vitality n. The state or quality of being necessary to existence or continuance
95 vitalize v. To endow with life or energy
96 vitiate v. To contaminate
97 vituperable adj. Deserving of censure
98 vivacity n. Liveliness
99 vivify v. To endue with life
100 vivisection n. The dissection of a living animal
101 vocable n. a word, especially one regarded in relation merely to its qualities of sound
102 vocative adj. Of or pertaining to the act of calling
103 vociferance n. The quality of making a clamor
104 vociferate v. To utter with a loud and vehement voice
105 vociferous adj. Making a loud outcry
106 vogue n. The prevalent way or fashion
107 volant adj. Flying or able to fly
108 volatile adj. Changeable
109 volition n. An act or exercise of will
110 volitive adj. Exercising the will
111 voluble adj. Having great fluency in speaking
112 voluptuous adj. having fullness of beautiful form, as a woman, with or without sensuous or sensual quality
113 voracious adj. Eating with greediness or in very large quantities
114 vortex n. A mass of rotating or whirling fluid, especially when sucked spirally toward the center
115 votary adj. Consecrated by a vow or promise
116 votive adj. Dedicated by a vow
117 vulgarity n. Lack of refinement in conduct or speech
118 vulnerable adj. Capable of receiving injuries