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Words starting with V

Vertex meaning

apex meaning

Noun: vertex Pronunciation:(‘vur,teks) Vertex meaning: The point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure The highest point (of something) Synonyms: peak, apex, acme The top of the head Synonyms: …

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Volary meaning

aviary meaning

Noun: volary Volary meaning: A building where birds are kept Synonyms: aviary, bird sanctuary Derived forms: volaries Quotations: Anonymous – I opened the third door, where I found a large volary, paved with marble of several …

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Vigorish meaning

usury meaning

Noun: vigorish Pronunciation:(vi-gu-rish) Vigorish meaning: An exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest Synonyms: usury, vig, rake-off A percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster Synonyms: off, vig Derived forms: …

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Vernal meaning

vernal meaning

Adjective: vernal Pronunciation: (vur-n(u)l) Vernal meaning:  Of or characteristic of or occurring in spring. Suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh. Synonyms: early-blooming, early-flowering, spring-blooming, spring-flowering, young, youthful Quotations: Doug Stewart – There’s a definite increased interest in vernal pools, …

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Vintner meaning

vintner meaning

Noun: vintner Pronunciation: (vint-nu(r)) Vintner meaning:  Someone who sells wine. Someone who makes wine. Synonyms: wine merchant, wine maker Quotations: Hugh Davies – We are proud to be in a position to offer these funds to …

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Veneration meaning

veneration meaning

Noun: veneration Pronunciation: (ve-nu’rey-shun) Veneration meaning: A feeling of profound respect for someone or something. Religious zeal or the willingness to serve God. Synonyms: awe, fear, reverence, devotion Quotations: Maria Montessori – We cannot know the consequences of …

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Vigilant meaning

vigilant meaning

Adjective: vigilant Pronunciation: (vi-ju-lunt) Vigilant meaning: Carefully observant or very attentive; on the lookout for possible danger. Synonyms: Argus-eyed, open-eyed, wakeful, alert, watchful, attentive Quotations:  Michael Moskow – Inflation currently is near the upper end of the …

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Verdant meaning

verdant meaning

Adjective: verdant Pronunciation: (vur-dunt) Verdant meaning: Green with growing plants or green in tint or color. Synonyms: green, grown, leafy, lush, overgrown, abundant Quotations:  Dee Boersma – The islands were very lush, green and verdant, which is unusual. …

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Valance meaning

valance meaning

Noun: valance Pronunciation: (va-lun(t)s) Valance meaning: A short or long piece of cloth or a wooden or metal frame that is placed across the top of a window for decoration. A piece of material that …

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Vertigo meaning

Vertigo meaning explained using an image Noun: vertigo Pronunciation: (vur-ti,gow) Vertigo Meaning: A feeling that you are about to fall. A feeling of dizziness caused especially by being in a very high place. Synonyms: dizziness, giddiness, lightheadedness, …

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