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uncanny
adj. so keen and perceptive as to seem supernatural, peculiarly unsettling
unconscionable
adj. unscrupulous; shockingly unfair or unjust
unfrock
v. to dethrone, especially of priestly power
usury
n. the practice of lending money at exoribitant rates
variegated
adj. varied; marked with different colors
vehemently
adv. marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
veracity
n. accuracy, truth
verbose
adj. wordy
veritable
adj. being without a question, often used figuratively
vernacular
n. everyday language used by ordinary people; specialized language of a profession
vernal
adj. related to spring; fresh
vicariously
adv. felt or undergone as if one were taking part in the experience or feelings of another
vilify
v. to slander, defame
vim
n. vitality and energy
vindicate
v. to clear of blame; support a claim
virulent
adj. extremely poisonous; malignant; hateful
visceral
adj. instinctive, not intellectual; deep, emotional
vituperate
v. to abuse verbally, berate
vociferous
adj. loud, noisy
volley
n. a fight of missiles; round of gunshots
voluble
adj. talkative, speaking easily, glib