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zenith
the highest point or summit
waspish
easily irritated
wizened
withered, shriveled, wrinkled
wraith
a ghost
vacuous
1) empty, void
2) lacking intelligence, purposeless
variegated
1) varied
2) marked with different colours
virile
manly, having qualities of an adult male
viscous
thick, syrupy, and sticky
witiate
reduce in value or effectiveness
vitriolic
1) burning, caustic
2) sharp, bitter
vituperate
to abuse verbally
vociferous
loud, vocal, and noisy
voluble
1) speaking much and easily, talkative
2) glib
xenophobia
fear or hatedred of foreigners or strangers
umbrage
offense, resentment
unctuous
1) greasy, oily
2) smug and falsely earnest
unfettered
free, unrestrained
unsullied
clean
untoward
1) not favorable
2) unruly
urbane
coureous, refined, suave
usury
lending money at exorbitant rates
tableau
vivid description, striking incident or scene
talisman
something producing magical effect
tantamount
1) equivalent in value or significance
2) amounting to
temerity
recklessness
temporal
1) relating to time
2) chronological
tenable
defensibile, reasonable
tenet
belief, doctrine
tenuous
weak, insubstantial
threnody
a sad poem or song
trammel
to impede or hamper
trenchant
1) acute, sharp, incisive
2) forceful, effective
trite
shallow, superficial
truculent
1) savage and cruel
2) fierce
3) ready to fight
turgid
swollen, bloated
turpitude
inherent vileness, foulness, depravity
tyro
beginner, novice