Lesson 30; veneer- zenith

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veneer

(n.) a thin outer layer; a surface appearance or decoration in order to make it more attractive or cover defects; a deceptively attractive outward appearance
(v.) to cover with a thin layer

venerable

(adj.) worthy of reverence due to character, position, age, or religious or historical associations

veracity

(n.) habitual adherence to the truth; accuracy

versatile

(adj.) able to do many things well; capable of many uses

veto

(n.) the right or power of the chief executive to reject measures approved by the legislative body; any authoritative prohibition
(v.) to prevent a bill from becoming a law by exercising the right of veto; to prohibit or reject

vie

(v.) to struggle for superiority with; to contend with

vindictive

(adj.) inclined to seek revenge; intended to inflict pain or harm

vitiate

(v.) to impair the quality, force, or value of; to debase

volatile

(adj.) evaporating readily at normal temperatures or pressure levels/ changeable and potentially explosive

wane

(v.) to decrease gradually in size, extent, power, or intensity
(n.) a gradual decline or decrease

wrath

(n.) intense anger

yoke

(n.) a wooden frame joining a pair of oxen or other draft animals together at the neck; any form or symbol of bondage or subjection
(v.) to join or bond together

zany

(n.) a comical person given to outlandish behavior; a buffoon
(adj.) ludicrously comic, bizarre, or absurd

zeal

(n.) enthusiastic devotion to something; fervor

zenith

(n.) the point of a celestial sphere that is directly above the observer and vertically opposite the extreme point below/ the highest point or state of something

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