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wrongheaded
stubbornly wrong
wry
(esp. of an expression of the face) twisted; with a humorous twist (expressing displeasure)
vacillation
being uncertain, hesitating
vacuous
empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid
vagabond
wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
vagary
strange act or idea
vagrant
homeless wanderer
vain
without use, result; conceited
vainglorious
boastful; excessively conceited
valediction
saying farewell; expression of leave-taking
valedictory
pertaining to farewell
valiant
brave
valid
logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective
validate
make valid; confirm; ratify
valor
bravery
valorous
brave
vampire
ghostly being that sucks the blood of the living
vanguard
forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement
vanquish
conquer
vantage
position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point)
vapid
lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless
vapor
mist
vaporize
turn into vapor (steam, gas, fog, etc.)
variegate
change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
variegated
(esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
varnish
paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance
vassal
in feudalism, one who held land of a superior lord; subordinate or dependent
vaunted
boasted; bragged; highly publicized; v. vaunt: boast; brag
veer
change direction
vegetate
live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity)
vehement
forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong
velocity
speed
venal
capable of being bribed; corrupt
vendetta
blood feud (esp. between two families)
vendor
seller
veneer
surface appearance covering the true nature
veneration
regard with deep respect
venial
(of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
venison
meat of a deer
venom
poison (of an animal); hatred
vent (n)
small opening; outlet (as of fumes or a gas)
vent (v)
release or discharge through a vent; express (esp. unfairly); utter
ventilate
admit fresh air into to replace stale air
ventral
ventral
ventriloquist
someone who can make his or her voice seem to come from another person or thing
venture
risk; expose to risk; dare; undertake a risk
venturesome
(of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
venue
location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.)
veracious
(of a person) truthful
veracity
truth
verbalize
put into words; adj. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb