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zeal
ardor, eager interest or enthusiasm
yodel
sing with abrupt alternating changes between normal chest voice and falsetto
xenophilia
attraction or admiration of anything foreign
waft
carry or float lightly through air or water
wager
to bet
waggery
1) roguish jocularity or merriment
2) a joke
wallow
1) to roll about or flounder in the mud
2) to indulge in self-pity
wane
to grow less in extent
welter (v)
to roll about or wallow
welter (n)
confusion
whim
1) a sudden or passing notion
2) capricious idea or desire
vulnerary
used for healing wounds
vulnerable
1) wounded or physically injured
2) open to criticism or attack
voluble
1) speaking glibly, talking with ease
2) talkative
volatile
evaporating rapidly, lively, changeable or fickle
viscid
think, sticky, viscous
venerate
to look upwith with deep respect, ro revere
vapid
tasteless, flavorless, dull, uninteresting
vouch
1) attest or affirm
2) to uphold by demonstration or evidence
votary
1) a devotee
2) person devoted to a particular religion or object, study or cause
vortex
1) a whirling mass of water forming vacuum at the center
2) whirlpool
3) any action or activity resembling the catastrophic effects of eddy currents
volt-face
1) about face
2) reversal of course, opinion, attitute
vivacious
animated and lively
vituperate
1) to speak abusively about
2) berate
3) revile
vitriolic
1) extremely biting or caustic
2) sharp and bitter
vista
view or outlook
vilify
1) use abuve or slanderous language
2) calumniate
3) revile
4) defame
vicissitude
1) the quality of being changeable
2) mutation
3) natural change visible in nature or in human affairs
vicarious
1) taking the place of another person or thing
2) substitute
3) deputy
4) something done for another
viable
1) able to form roots and grow
2) workable and likely to survive