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vegetate

v. live in a monotonous way

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vehement

adj. impetuous; with marked vigor

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vellum

n. parchment

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veneer

n. thin layer; cover

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venerable

adj. deserving high respect

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venerate

v. revere

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venial

adj. forgivable; trivial

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ventral

v. abdominal

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veracious

adj. truthful

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verbiage

n. pompous array of words

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verbose

adj. wordy

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verdant

adj. green' fresh

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verdigris

n. a green coating on copper which has been exposed to the weather

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verity

n. truth; reality

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vernal

adj. pertaining to spring

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vestige

n. trace; remains

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viand

n. food

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vicarious

adj. acting as a substitute

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vicissitude

n. change of fortune

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victuals

n. food

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vie

v. contend; compete

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vigilance

n. watchfulness

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vilify

v. slander

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vindicate

v. clear of charges

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vindictive

adj. revengeful

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virago

n. shrew; a loud-voiced, ill-tempered, scolding woman

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virile

adj. manly

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virulent

adj. extremely poisonous

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visage

n. face; appearance

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viscid

adj. sticky; adhesive