vocab 17

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venerate

to regard with respect and reverece, to honor

verbose

wordy, tedious

viable

able to live or exis, practicable

vicarious

taking the place of another

vilify

to defame, to slander, to cause a person to become vile

vindictive

revengeful, unforgiving, bitter, spiteful

virtuoso

one interested in the pursuit of knowledge, one with mastery skilld in any field, especially the arts

vitriolic

extremely biting or caustic, sharp and bitter

volatile

evaporating readily at normal temperatures, changeable, explosive

voluminous

large, bulky, enough to fill volumes

voracious

ravenous, greedy, gluttonous

waive

to dispense with, to relinquish, to postpone

wanton

immoral, senseless, deliberately malicious, excessive

whet

to sharpen, to hone, to make stronger

wither

to dry up, shrivel

writhe

to twist or squirm, as in pain, to suffer from shame or shyness

zany

clownish, foolish, funny, absurd

zealot

a person who shows great enthusiasm for a cause

zenith

the point in the sky directly aboe, the highest point

nadir

the lowest point

apocalypse

vision of the future, revelation

dour

sullen, gloomy,sour

augment

to increase, make or become larger

forage

to search for, ravage, plunder

laudable

praiseworthy, commendable

exultant

joyful, jubilant

insolence

insulting behavior, impudence

repose

rest, quiet

succor

aid, help

renounce

give help, cast off, deny a claim

indote

make up, compose, write down

banal

trite, commonplace

bellow

to make a sound characteristic of a ball, to shout in a deep voice

provocation

the act of provoking, something that provokes or arouses

heinous

hatefully or shockingly evil

colossal

of a bulk, extent, power or effect approaching the incredible, stupendous

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