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42 Cards in this Set

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VACILLATE
to be indecisive; to waver;
VACUOUS
empty of content; lacking in ideas or intelligence;
VAGARY
whim; unpredictable action; wild notion;
VANQUISH
to conquer; to overpower;
VAPID
without liveliness; dull; spiritless;
VEHEMENT
intense; forceful; violent;
VENAL
capable of being bribed; willing to do anything for money; corrupt;
VENEER
facade; coating; outward appearance;
VENERATE
to revere; to treat as something holy especially because of great age;
VERACITY
truthfulness;
VERBOSE
using too many words; not succinct; circumlocutory;
VERDANT
covered with green plants; leafy; inexperience;
VERGE
brinkborder; brink; edge;
VERISIMILITUDE
similarity to reality; the appearance of truth; looking like real thing;
VERITY
veracity; the quality of being true; something true;
VERNACULAR
everyday speech; slang; idiom;
VESTIGE
a. remaining bit of something; a last trace;
VEX
to annoy; to pester; to confuse;
VIABLE
capable of living; workable;
VICARIOUS
experienced performed or suffered through someone else; living through the experiences of another as though they were ones own experiences;
VICISSITUDE
upheaval; natural change; change in fortune;
VIE
to complete; to contest; to struggle;
VIGILANT
constantly alert; watchful; wary;
VIGNETTE
a. small decorative design or drawing; a short literary sketch; a brief but expressive scene in a play or movie;
VILIFY
to say vile things about; to defame;
VINDICATE
to clear from all blame or suspicion; to justify;
VINDICTIVE
seeking revenge;
VIRTUOSO
a. masterful musician; a masterful practitioner in some other field;
VIRULENT
extremely poisonous; malignant; full of hate;
VISCOUS
sticky; hick; gluey; sticky;
VISIONARY
a. dreamer; someone with impractical goals or ideas about the future;
VITIATE
to make impure; to pollute;
VITRIOLIC
caustic; full of bitterness;
VIVACIOUS
lively; animated; full of pep;
VOCATION
an occupation; a job;
VOCIFEROUS
loud; noisy;
VOGUE
fashion; vague fashion; style;
VOLATILE
quick to evaporate; highly unstable; explosive;
VOLITION
will; conscious choice;
VOLUMINOUS
large; extensive; having great volume;
VOLUPTUOUS
pleasant to the senses; luxurious; pleasure seeking; extra full and shapely;
VORACIOUS
having a huge appetite; ravenously;