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utopian
visionary
utilitarian
having to do with utility
uxorious
doting fond of and submissive to one's wife
usury
1) the act or practice of lending money at exorbitant interest rates
2) high interest rates
usurp
take or assume and hold in possession without right and by force
urbane
1) refined
2) polite and smooth in a well mannered way
upscale
designating of or for people who are relatively affluent
upright
1) standing up
2) honorable
3) honest and just
upkeep
maintenance
upbraid
1) rebuke, censure
2) reproach severely
3) criticize severely
upbeat
cheerful
unvarnished
1) unadorned
2) unadulterated
3) plain and simple
untoward
1) inappropriate
2) unseemly
3) improper
4) not favorable
untold
1) not told
2) too great or numerous to be counted
3) indescribably great or intense
untenable
1) that cannot be held, defended, or maintained
2) incapable of being tenanted or occupied
untenable
1) that cannot be help, defended, or maintained
2) incapable of being tenanted or occupied
unseemly
1) not decent or proper
2) unbecoming
unscathed
1) unhurt
2) unharmed
3) not injured
unencumbered
1) not burdened
2) free
undulate
1) fluctuate
2) vacillate
3) move like waves
underscore
1) emphasized
2) draw a line under a word or passage
undermine
1) mine from beneath
2) weaken
unctuous
1) oily
2) greasy
3) too suave or oily in speech and manner
uncouth
1) uncultured
2) crude
3) boorish
unbending
1) firm
2) resolute
umpteen
1) a great number of
2) very many
umbrage
1) shade or shadow
2) offense
3) resentment
ulterior
1) lying beyond
2) further
3) remote
4) beyond what is expressed or implied