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venal
bribeable
venal policeman
venial
forgiveable, trivial
venial offense
ventral
bottom, abdominal
not dorsal, but ventral
verdant
green, lush
verdant meadows
verisimilitude
appearance of truth
vernal
pertaining to spring
vernal showers during april
verve
enthusiasm
viand
food
vicissitude
change of fortune
VICCISSICCISSICCISSICCIchange of FORtune
victuals
food
vintner
winemaker
virile
manly
viscid
adhesive
viscid sap on a maple tree
vitiate
spoil the effect of, make inoperative
vitiate the contract
vitreous
pertaining to or resembling glass
vitreous qualities such as transparency
vitriolic
corrosive; sarcastic
vitriolic criticism
oh yeah, that is SOOOO vitriolic ;)
VITUPerative
vituperative
abusive; scolding
he was in a crappy mood and was acting very vituperative towards us.
that is a VITUperative comment
vivisection
dissecting live animals
virulent
poisonous, hostile, bitter
a virulent case of the chicken pox
virus
umbrage
resentment, anger
took umbrage at the remarks
unconscionable
excessive
his demands are unconscoinable
i will CONK your unconscionable demands
uncouth
clumsy
he's an uncouth young man
unction
the act of anointing with oil
unctuous
too smooth; insincerely smooth
she sees through his unctuous manners
SMOOTH JAZZ on UNCTUOUS 95.5
unexceptionable
very acceptable
unexceptionable quality and character
unfledged
immature; inexperienced; youthful
unfledged writer
unfrock
strip a priest of church authority
unfrock a priest
GUARDS, UNFROCK that priest!
ungainly
awkward, clumsy
i am an ungainly dancer
unguent
ointment
lube myself up with unguent
unprepossessing
unattractive
that chick is unprepossessing
unrequited
not reciprocated
unrequited love
untenable
unmaintanable, indefensible
untenable argument
untoward
unfortunate and unlucky; unexpected
an untoward encounter with my crazy neighbor
unwieldy
awkward; unmanageable
large unwieldy container of juice
unwonted
unaccustomed
unwonted role of master of dinner
urbane
suave; elegant
urbane dinner settings
urchin
michievous boy child
I was quite the urchin as a young boy
ursine
bearlike
the panda has an ursine appearance
usury
lenging money at illegal interest rates
loan sharks are guilty of usury
uxorious
excessively devoted to one's wife
whipped and uxorious
vacillate
waver; fluctuate
the girl vacillated about her future
vagary
caprice; whim
all the vagaries of fashion
valedictory
pertaining to farewell
valedictory address
vanguard
forerunners of forces
vanguard of a large army
vantage
advantageous position
vapid
BORING
variegated
variety of colors
veer
change direction
the wind veered to the east