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Flashcards in T, U, and V Lists Vocabulary Deck (14):
1

characterized by or subject to tempests; tumultuous, turbulent

tempestuous

2

nominal, having the title but none of the associated properties

titular

3

a problem situation in which there are not two but three possible courses of action, each having its own disadvantages

trilemma

4

vile, shameful, or base character; depravity

turpitude

5

existing or being everywhere, esp. at the same time; omnipresent

ubiquitous

6

find fault w/ or reproach severely

upbraid

7

of or relating to a bear/bears

ursine

8

zealous, ardent, impassioned; violent, intense, strenuous

vehement

9

to appraise, verify, check for accuracy, authenticity, validity; to work as a vet

vet (v)

10

change in variation occurring in the course of something; mutation, mutability

vicissitudes

11

decorative design or small illustration used on the title page of a book; any small pleasing picture

vignette

12

a fierce, bad-tempered woman

virago

13

actively poisonous; highly infective; violently/spitefully hostile/malicious

virulent

14

characterized by or proceeding from instinct rather than intellect

visceral