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15 terms

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