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Flashcards in "V-" Vocabulary Deck (20):
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Vacillate

To waver indecisively between one course of action or opinion and another, sway from one side to the other (v)

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Variegated

Multicolored, characterized by a variety of patches of different color (adj)

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Vaunt

To brag or boast (v)

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Venal

Capable of being bought or bribed, mercenary (adj)

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Venerate

To revere, regard with great respect (v)

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Veracity

Truthfulness, honesty (n)

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Verisimilitude

Appearing true or real (n)

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Veritable

authentic, real, genuine (adj)

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Vestigial

Possessing a mark or visible evidence of something that is no longer present or in existence; a very slight trace or amount of something (adj)

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Vexation

Annoyance, irritation (n)

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Vigilant

Alertly watchful (adj)

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Vilify

To defame, characterize harshly (v)

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Virulent

Extremely harmful or poisonous, bitterly hostile or antagonistic (adj)

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Viscous

Thick, sticky (adj)

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Vitiate

To reduce the value of, debase, spoil, make ineffective (v)

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Vituperate

To use harsh condemnatory language; abuse or censure severely (v)

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Vociferous

Crying ou noisily (adj)

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Volatile

Readily changing to a vapor; changeable, fickle, explosive (adj)

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Voluble

Characterized by a ready and continuous flow of words; fluent; talkative (adj)

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Voracious

Having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit, ravenous (adj)