|1||turgid||(adjective satellite) abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"|
(adjective satellite) ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
|2||turmoil||(noun) disturbance usually in protest|
(noun) violent agitation
(noun) a violent disturbance; "the convulsions of the stock market"
|3||turpitude||(noun) a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice; "the various turpitudes of modern society"|
|4||tyro||(noun) someone new to a field or activity|
|5||ulterior||(adjective satellite) coming at a subsequent time or stage; "the future president entered college at the age of 16"; "awaiting future actions on the bill"; "later developments"; "without ulterior argument"|
(adjective satellite) beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote; "a suggestion ulterior to the present discussion"; "without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior"- G.B.Shaw
(adjective satellite) lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed); "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell
|6||uncouth||(adjective satellite) lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence";|
|7||underbid||(verb) bid too low|
(verb) bid lower than a competing bidder
(verb) bid (a hand of cards) at less than the strength of the hand warrants
|8||undermine||(verb) hollow out as if making a cave or opening; "The river was caving the banks"|
(verb) destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
|9||undulate||(verb) increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves; "The singer's voice undulated"|
(verb) move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
(verb) stir up (water) so as to form ripples
(verb) occur in soft rounded shapes; "The hills rolled past"
(adjective satellite) having a sinuate margin and rippled surface
|10||unencumbered||(adjective) free of encumbrance; "inherited an unencumbered estate"|
(adjective satellite) not burdened with cares or responsibilities; "living an unencumbered life"
|11||unfeigned||(adjective satellite) not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief"|
|12||unscathed||(adjective satellite) wholly unharmed|
|13||untoward||(adjective satellite) contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"|
(adjective satellite) not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
|14||upbraid||(verb) express criticism towards; "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"|
|15||urbane||(adjective satellite) marked by wide-ranging knowledge and appreciation of many parts of the world arising from urban life and wide travel; "the sophisticated manners of a true cosmopolite"; "urbane and pliant...he was at ease even in the drawing rooms of Paris"|
(adjective satellite) characterized by tact and propriety
(adjective satellite) showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
|16||vacillation||(noun) changing location by moving back and forth|
(noun) indecision in speech or action
|17||vagary||(noun) an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.); "the vagaries of the weather"; "his wealth fluctuates with the vagaries of the stock market"; "he has dealt with human vagaries for many years"|
|18||vain||(adjective satellite) unproductive of success; "a fruitless search"; "futile years after her artistic peak"; "a sleeveless errand"; "a vain attempt"|
(adjective satellite) characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance; "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever mo
|19||valiant||(adjective satellite) having or showing valor; "a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack"; "a valiant soldier"|
|20||valorous||(adjective satellite) having or showing valor; "a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack"; "a valiant soldier"|
|21||vanquish||(verb) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"|
|22||vapor||(noun) the process of becoming a vapor|
(noun) a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
|23||veer||(verb) shift to a clockwise direction; "the wind veered"|
(verb) turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
|24||venal||(adjective satellite) capable of being corrupted; "corruptible judges"; "dishonest politicians"; "a purchasable senator"; "a venal police officer"|
|25||veneer||(noun) an ornamental coating to a building|
(noun) coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
(verb) cover with veneer; "veneer the furniture to protect it"
|26||venerate||(verb) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"|
|27||veneration||(noun) religious zeal; willingness to serve God|
(noun) a profound emotion inspired by a deity; "the fear of God"
|28||veracity||(noun) unwillingness to tell lies|
|29||verisimilitude||(noun) the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true|
|30||veritable||(adjective satellite) not counterfeit or copied; "an authentic signature"; "a bona fide manuscript"; "an unquestionable antique"; "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring"|
|31||verve||(noun) an energetic style|
|32||vex||(verb) be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"|
(verb) subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"
(verb) change the arrangement or position of
(verb) disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
(verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
|33||viable||(adjective satellite) capable of life or normal growth and development; "viable seeds"; "a viable fetus"|
(adjective satellite) capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
|34||vigilance||(noun) vigilant attentiveness; "he keeps a weather eye open for trouble"|
(noun) the process of paying close and continuous attention
|35||vigilant||(adjective satellite) carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger; "a policy of open-eyed awareness"; "the vigilant eye of the town watch"; "there was a watchful dignity in the room"; "a watchful parent with a toddler in tow"|
|36||vigorous||(adjective satellite) characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity; "a vigorous hiker"; "gave her skirt a vigorous shake"; "a vigorous campaign"; "a vigorous foreign policy"; "vigorous opposition to the war"|
(adjective satellite) strong and active physically or mentally; "a vigorous old man who spent half of his day on horseback"- W.H.Hudson
|37||vilify||(verb) spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"|
|38||vindictive||(adjective satellite) showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite; "a despiteful fiend"; "a truly spiteful child"; "a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment"|
(adjective satellite) disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge; "more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare; "punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen
|39||virago||(noun) a large strong and aggressive woman|
(noun) a noisy or scolding or domineering woman
|40||virulent||(adjective) infectious; having the ability to cause disease|
(adjective satellite) harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts
(adjective satellite) extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom; "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"
|41||visceral||(adjective satellite) obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation|
(adjective) relating to or affecting the viscera; "visceral bleeding"; "a splanchnic nerve"
|42||vitiate||(verb) take away the legal force of or render ineffective; "invalidate as a contract"|
(verb) make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
(verb) corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"
|43||vituperate||(verb) spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"|
|44||vivacious||(adjective satellite) vigorous and active; "a vibrant group that challenged the system"; "a charming and vivacious hostess"; "a vivacious folk dance"|
|45||volatile||(noun) a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor; "it was heated to evaporate the volatiles"|
(adjective satellite) tending to vary often or widely; "volatile stocks"; "volatile emotions"
(adjective satellite) marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments; "fickle friends"; "a flirt's volatile affections"
(adjective satellite) liable to lead to sudden change or violence; "an explosive issue"; "a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation"
(adjective) evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures; "volatile oils"; "volatile solvents"
|46||volubility||(noun) the quality of being facile in speech and writing|
|47||voluble||(adjective) marked by a ready flow of speech; "she is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations"|
|48||voluminous||(adjective satellite) large in number or quantity (especially of discourse); "she took copious notes"; "extensive press coverage"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"|
(adjective satellite) large in volume or bulk; "a voluminous skirt"
|49||waft||(noun) a long flag; often tapering|
(verb) be driven or carried along, as by the air; "Sounds wafted into the room"
(verb) blow gently; "A breeze wafted through the door"