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  • n  a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it
  • n  a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
  • n  the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  • n  the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet
  • s  being one more than four
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vacant
  • s  void of thought or knowledge
    a vacant mind
  • s  without an occupant or incumbent
    the throne is never vacant
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vaccinated
  • v  perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
    The nurse vaccinated the children in the school
  • s  having been rendered unsusceptible to a disease
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vacillating
  • v  be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
  • v  move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
  • s  uncertain in purpose or action
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vacuolate
  • a  formed into or containing one or more vacuoles or small membrane-bound cavities within a cell
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vacuolated
  • a  formed into or containing one or more vacuoles or small membrane-bound cavities within a cell
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vacuous
  • s  devoid of intelligence
  • s  devoid of significance or point
    vacuous comments
  • s  devoid of matter
    a vacuous space
  • s  void of expression
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vagabond
  • n  anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place
    pirate ships were vagabonds of the sea
  • n  a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
  • v  move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    roving vagabonds
  • s  wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community
    led a vagabond life
  • s  continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
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vagile
  • a  having freedom to move about
    vagile aquatic animals
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vaginal
  • a  of or relating to the vagina
    vaginal suppository
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vagrant
  • n  a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
  • s  continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another
    vagrant hippies of the sixties
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vague
  • s  not clearly understood or expressed
    their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin
    vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
  • a  not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished
    vague feelings of sadness
    a vague uneasiness
  • s  lacking clarity or distinctness
    saw a vague outline of a building through the fog
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vain
  • s  characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    vain about her clothes
  • s  unproductive of success
    a vain attempt
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valedictory
  • n  a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
  • a  of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell
    a valedictory address
    valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course
    a suitable valedictory gesture
  • s  of a speech expressing leave-taking
    a valedictory address
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valent
  • a  (chemistry) having valence; usually used in combination
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valetudinarian
  • n  weak or sickly person especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of a person who is a valetudinarian
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