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vicissitude-noun
the quality or state of being changeable; mutability – natural change or mutation visible in nature or in human affairs; difficulty or hardship attendant on a way of life, a career, or a course of action and usually beyond one's control; alternating change; a favorable or unfavorable event or situation that occurs by chance; a fluctuation of state or condition (the vicissitudes of daily life); succession; difficulty

virtue-noun
moral excellence and righteousness; conformity to a standard of right; goodness; an example or kind of moral excellence (the virtue of patience); chastity, especially in a girl or woman; a particularly efficacious, good, or beneficial quality; effective force or power (believed in the virtue of prayer)

virtually-adverb
almost entirely; artificial but close to actual; for all practical purposes; nearly (virtually unknown) 
virtual-adjective
being such in essence or effect though not formally recognized or admitted (a virtual dictator); of, relating to, or using virtual memory 

vouchsafe-transitive verb
inflected form(s)-vouchsafed; vouchsafing
to grant or furnish often in a gracious or condescending manner; to give by way of reply (refused to vouchsafe an explanation); to grant as a privilege or special favor 
vouchsafement-noun
synonyms-grant

vindictive-adjective
revengeful in spirit; inclined to vengeance

vindicate, vindicated, vindicating, vindicates-transitive verbs
to clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting arguments or proof; to provide justification or support for; to justify or prove the worth of, especially in light of later developments; to defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example); to exact revenge for; avenge;
vindicator-noun

vituperate-transitive verb
to speak abusively to or about; berate 
vituperation, vituperativeness, vituperator-nouns
vituperative-adjective
vituperatively-adverb

vehement-adjective
intense in feelings or thoughts; hot; characterized by forcefulness of expression or intensity of emotion or conviction; fervid-(a vehement denial); intense; marked by or full of vigor or energy; strong (a vehement storm)
vehemence, vehemency-nouns
vehemently-adverb

vex-transitive verb
to disturb, irritate, distress or afflict
vexedly-adverb
vexer-noun
vexation-noun
something that vexes, cause annoyance or distress
vexatious-adjective
characterized by or causing vexation; annoying, troublesome, etc.
synonym-gall

vague-adjective
not clearly, precisely, or definitely expressed

vanquish-transitive verb
to conquer or defeat in battle; force into submission; to overcome or subdue; suppress
synonym-conquer

verbalism-noun
words only, without any real meaning

verbalist-noun
a person who fixes his attention on mere words and not facts

verbiage-noun
an excess of words beyond those needed to express concisely what is meant; wordiness

vertebra-noun;-plural-vertebrae or vertebras
any of the bones or cartilaginous segments forming the spinal column

vertebrates-adjective
any of a large division of animals having a spinal column or backbone of bone or cartilage (gristle; tough elastic, whitish animal tissue)
compare invertebrates

vigor or vigour-noun
active or healthy growth; vitality

vesicle-noun
a small membranous cavity, sac or cyst

vacule
a space within the cytoplasm-of a living cell that is filled – with air, a liquid, food particles, etc. Vacules receive spent proteins by way of the secretory vesciles. They are the cell's garbage dump.

vascular-adjective
the system of veins for conveying blood or lymph; of or having vessels or ducts

vis-à-vis-adjective-and-adverb
face to face with (a carriage with facing seats); opposite to; in comparison with; in relation to

valid-adjective
well grounded on principles or evidence; able to withstand criticism or objection; producing the desired results; efficacious (valid methods); containing premises from which the conclusion may logically be derived-(a valid argument); correctly inferred or deduced from a premise (a valid conclusion)
validity or validness-noun
validly-adverb

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