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Tumult
noisy disturbance or uproar
temporary chaos
Turgid
swollen, bloated
Turpitude
moral corruption, depravity
Tutelage
instruction
Tyro
a beginner
Ubiquitous
appearing everywhere
Unbridled
unrestrained
Undermine
to weaken
Ungainly
clumsy
Unorthodox
not conventional, nontraditional
Unprecedented
never before experienced
Urchin
mischievous young child, especially a poor one
Usurp
to take illegally or by force
Utopia
a place of perfection
Vacillate
to waver in opinion
fluctuate
Vacuous
empty-headed
Vapid
dull, uninspired
Variegated
multi-colored, marked by variety
Vehemently
impassioned
Veneer
facade, superficial appearance
Venerate
to revere
Veracity
truthfulness
Verbose
wordy
Verdant
lush, green
Vestigial
trace of something lost
Vex
to annoy or frustrate
Viable
workable
Vilified
to speak or write about in an abusive manner
Vindicate
to clear from blame or suspicion
Vengeful
seeking revenge
spiteful
Virtuoso
highly skilled performer
Virulent
poisonous or deadly
Viscous
thick, flowing slowly
Vivacity
liveliness
Vociferous
noisy, clamorous
Volatile
explosive
Voluble
talkative
Wanton
undisciplined, unrestrained
Wheedled
to obtain by persuasion
Wherewithal
money or other means
Whet
to stimulate
Whimsical
unpredictable, fanciful
Wily
crafty, sly
Winnow
to remove the bad elements of a group until only the best are left
Winsome
charming
Wistful
longing or yearning for something
Wizened
wrinkled or shriveled with age
Yoke
to join together
Zealous
extremely active or devoted
Zenith
highest point