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Tonic
Refreshing drink
Tortuous
Winding, twisting, full of curves
Tout
To brag publicly, to praise highly
Transfix
To cause to stand moitinles with awe
Travesty
A parody, to make crude fun of something
Trite
Unoriginal, overused, cliched, commonplace
Trivial
Unimportant, insignificant
Tryst
A secret meeting of lovers
Tumult
Noisy commotion, uproar
Turpitude
Shameful wickedness, evil, depravity
Undermine
To weaken the support of, to injure in a slow sneaky way
Unilateral
On one side alone
Urbane
Suave, sophisticated, polished
Usurp
To seize wrongfully
Vapid
Tasteless, dull
Tonic
Refreshing drink
Tortuous
Winding, twisting, full of curves
Tout
To brag publicly, to praise highly
Transfix
To cause to stand moitinles with awe
Travesty
A parody, to make crude fun of something
Trite
Unoriginal, overused, cliched, commonplace
Trivial
Unimportant, insignificant
Tryst
A secret meeting of lovers
Tumult
Noisy commotion, uproar
Turpitude
Shameful wickedness, evil, depravity
Undermine
To weaken the support of, to injure in a slow sneaky way
Unilateral
On one side alone
Urbane
Suave, sophisticated, polished
Usurp
To seize wrongfully
Vapid
Tasteless, dull
Tonic
Refreshing drink
Tortuous
Winding, twisting, full of curves
Tout
To brag publicly, to praise highly
Transfix
To cause to stand moitinles with awe
Travesty
A parody, to make crude fun of something
Trite
Unoriginal, overused, cliched, commonplace
Trivial
Unimportant, insignificant
Tryst
A secret meeting of lovers
Tumult
Noisy commotion, uproar
Turpitude
Shameful wickedness, evil, depravity
Undermine
To weaken the support of, to injure in a slow sneaky way
Unilateral
On one side alone
Urbane
Suave, sophisticated, polished
Usurp
To seize wrongfully
Vapid
Tasteless, dull
Vehement
intense, forceful, marked by strong feeling
Anna was vehement about her dislike for her cousin Van.
Verbose
wordy
She also found him to be unbearably verbose and would often simply turn away when he began seaking.
Vestige
the remains of something that no longer exists
Anna's anger, she had to admit, was a vestige of the days when they were little kids and Van used to tease her mercilessly about her looks calling her Orphan Annie.
Viable
workable, capable of living and growing, able to succeed
She also knew that Van was a rather stupid fellow and had worked out no viable way to make a living.
Vie
to compete, to contest
He did however have a way with the ladies, many of whom were always vying for his atttention.
Vilify
to defame, to slander, to blacken the character of
Anna found his popularity so absurd, that she would on occasion vilify him to one of his lovers.
Virulent
extremely poisonous, bitter
Van would of course become virulent with rage when Anna's words got back to him, and he would hurl such painful insults upon her that she could barely stand it.
Vivacious
lively, spirited
The truth is Anna was tremendously vivacious and fun to be with, but her looks were a real problem.
Volatile
expllosive, tends to burn quickly
Anna had a long nose and curly red hair, and she would become quite volatile if anyone commented upon these features.
Wanton
immoral, lewd, deliberate maliciousness, having no regard for others
Van launched wantonly into a tirade about Anna's hair that left her weeping uncontrollably.
Waver
to be indecisive or inconsistent, to fluctuate in opinion
He did not waver for a moment and, upon seeing her tears, burst into further expletives, this time ridiculilng her nose.
Winsome
charming, sweetly engaging
Jillian, the most winsome of Van's girlfriends, overheard his tirade and urgently begged him to stop.
Wistful
yearning, sad longing, a gentle desire
Zealot
a peson with great enthusiasm for and commitment to a cause
But Alan had become a zealot, championing the c ause of the environment, and had moved out West.
Zenith
the highes point
Van was arrested by an officer who, upon meeting Anna at the courthouse, fell in love with her. His marriage was the zeith of Anna's life.
Vehement
intense, forceful, marked by strong feeling
Verbose
wordy
Vestige
the remains of something that no longer exists
Viable
workable, capable of living and growing, able to succeed
Vie
to compete, to contest
Vilify
to defame, to slander, to blacken the character of
Virulent
extremely poisonous, bitter
Vivacious
lively, spirited
Volatile
expllosive, tends to burn quickly
Wanton
immoral, lewd, deliberate maliciousness, having no regard for others
Waver
to be indecisive or inconsistent, to fluctuate in opinion
He did not waver for a moment and, upon seeing her tears, burst into further expletives, this time ridiculilng her nose.
Winsome
charming, sweetly engaging
Wistful
yearning, sad longing, a gentle desire
Zealot
a peson with great enthusiasm for and commitment to a cause
Zenith
the highest point
Vehement
intense, forceful, marked by strong feeling
Verbose
wordy
Vestige
the remains of something that no longer exists
Viable
workable, capable of living and growing, able to succeed
Vie
to compete, to contest
Vilify
to defame, to slander, to blacken the character of
Virulent
extremely poisonous, bitter
Vivacious
lively, spirited
Volatile
expllosive, tends to burn quickly
Wanton
immoral, lewd, deliberate maliciousness, having no regard for others
Waver
to be indecisive or inconsistent, to fluctuate in opinion
Winsome
charming, sweetly engaging
Wistful
yearning, sad longing, a gentle desire
Zealot
a peson with great enthusiasm for and commitment to a cause
Zenith
the highest point