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adj. filled with bitter criticism or malice; corrosive; strongly attacking

Vitriolic

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v. to blame or insult; attack bitterly

Vituperate

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v. to enliven or animate

Vivify

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adj. (esp. of a person or speech) noisy; loud in speech

Vociferous

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adj. speaking or spoken incessantly and fluently

Voluble

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adj. ravenous

Voracious

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adj. fox-like

Vulpine

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v. to fail to make up one's mind; to talk nonsense

Waffle

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v. (esp. of a condition or feeling) decrease in vigor, power, or extent; become weaker

Wane

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v. become larger or stronger

Wax

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v. stop or interrupt and detain them in conversation or trouble them in some other way

Waylay

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n. young dog

Whelp

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n. one who continually repeats an offense

Recidivist

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v. summarize

Recapitulate

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v. to say that one no longer holds an opinion or belief

Recant

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n. puzzle in which pictures give clues

Rebus

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v. destroy; demolish (a building, town, or other site)

Raze

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n. the seizing and carrying off of someone by force; to rape

Ravishment

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n. mischievous person

Rapscallion

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adj. characterized by bitterness or resentment

Rancorous

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n. bitterness or resentfulness

Rancor

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n. worry and concern

Consternation

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adj. easily seen

Conspicuous

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v. to make or declare sacred; dedicate

Consecrate

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adj. relating to people descended from the same ancestor

Consanguineous

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adj. (esp. of a disease or physical abnormality) present from birth

Congenital

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n. a big fire that destroys a great deal of land or property

Conflagration

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n. engagement in conversation (v. confabulate)

Confabulation

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adj. (of punishment or retribution) appropriate to the crime or wrongdoing

Condign

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to bring together; end a dispute

Conciliate