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umbrage
n. offense, resentment
undulate
v. to move in wavelike fashion, fluctuate
unfeigned
adj. genuine, not false or hypocritical
untenable
adj. indefensible, not viable, uninhabitable
untoward
adj. troublesome, unruly, unseemly, adverse
upbraid
v. to scold, censure, rebuke, chastise
urbane
adj. sophisticated, refined, elegant
usury
n. charging an exorbitant or illegal rate of interest
vacillate
v. to waver indecisively /sway from one side to the other
variegated
adj. multicolored, characterized by a variety of patches of different color

Distinguished or characterized by variety; diversified
vaunt
v. to brag or boast
venal
adj. capable of being bought or bribed, mercenary
venerate
v. to revere
verisimilitude
n. appearing true or real
vigilant
adj. alertly watchful
vilify
v. to defame, characterize harshly
virulent
adj. extremely harmful or poisonous, bitterly hostile or antagonistic
vitiate
v. to reduce the value of, debase, spoil, make ineffective

Fraud will vitiate the contract.
vituperate
v. to use harsh condemnatory language / abuse or censure severely
voracious
adj. having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit, ravenous
waft
n. a light breeze, a puff
welter
v. to writhe, to toss about, to be in turmoil
wend
v. to go, proceed, walk
zealous
adj. fervent, ardent, impassioned