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verbal auxiliary
noun Date: circa 1958 an auxiliary verb
verbal noun
noun Date: 1652 a noun derived directly from a verb or verb stem and in some uses having the sense and constructions of a verb
verbalism
noun Date: 1787 1. a. a verbal expression ; term b. phrasing, wording 2. words used as if they were more important than the realities they represent 3. a. a ...
verbalist
noun Date: circa 1609 1. one who stresses words above substance or reality 2. a person who uses words skillfully • verbalistic adjective
verbalistic
adjective see verbalist
verbalization
noun see verbalize
verbalize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1609 intransitive verb 1. to speak or write verbosely 2. to express something in words transitive verb 1. to convert into a verb 2. to ...
verbalizer
noun see verbalize
verbally
adverb see verbal I
verbatim
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin verbum word Date: 15th century in the exact words ; word for word II. adjective Date: 1737 being in or ...
verbatim ac litteratim
foreign term Etymology: Latin word for word and letter for letter
verbena
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus of herbs or subshrubs, from Latin, leafy branch used ceremonially or medicinally — more at vervain Date: 1562 vervain; especially any of ...
verbiage
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French verbier to chatter, alteration of Old French verboier, verbloier, from Old French (Picard dialect) werbler to trill — more at ...
verbicide
noun Etymology: Latin verbum word + English -cide Date: 1858 1. deliberate distortion of the sense of a word (as in punning) 2. one who distorts the sense of a word
verbid
noun Date: 1914 verbal
verbigeration
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin verbigerare to talk, chat, from verbum word + gerere to carry, wield — more at word Date: 1886 continual ...
verbless
adjective see verb
verbose
adjective Etymology: Latin verbosus, from verbum Date: 1672 1. containing more words than necessary ; wordy ; also impaired by wordiness 2. given to wordiness ...
verbosely
adverb see verbose
verboseness
noun see verbose
verbosity
noun see verbose
verboten
adjective Etymology: German, from Old High German farboten, past participle of farbioten to forbid (akin to Old English forbēodan to forbid), from far-, fur- for- + biotan to ...
verbum sap
Etymology: short for New Latin verbum sapienti (sat est) a word to the wise (is sufficient) Date: 1818 enough said — used to indicate that something left unsaid may or ...
verbum sat sapienti est
foreign term Etymology: Latin a word to the wise is sufficient
Vercelli
geographical name commune NW Italy population 48,597
verd antique
or verde antique noun Etymology: Italian verde antico, literally, ancient green Date: 1745 a green mottled or veined serpentine marble or calcareous serpentine much used for ...
verdancy
noun see verdant
verdant
adjective Etymology: modification of Middle French verdoyant, from present participle of verdoyer to be green, from Old French verdoier, from verd, vert green, from Latin ...
verdantly
adverb see verdant
verde antique
noun see verd antique
verderer
also verderor noun Etymology: Anglo-French verder, verderer, from verd green Date: circa 1538 a onetime English judicial officer in charge of the king's forest
verderor
noun see verderer
Verdi
biographical name Giuseppe Fortunio Francesco 1813-1901 Italian composer • Verdian adjective
Verdian
adjective see Verdi
verdict
noun Etymology: Middle English verdit, verdict, from Anglo-French veirdit, from veir true (from Latin verus) + dit saying, dictum, from Latin dictum — more at very Date: 15th ...
verdigris
noun Etymology: Middle English vertegrese, from Anglo-French verdegrece, vert de Grece, literally, green of Greece Date: 14th century 1. a. a green or greenish-blue ...
Verdigris
geographical name river 351 miles (565 kilometers) SE Kansas & NE Oklahoma flowing into Arkansas River
verdin
noun Etymology: French, a green songbird of Indochina, alteration of verdon, verdun bunting, yellowhammer, from vert green, from Old French verd, vert Date: 1881 a very ...
Verdun
geographical name 1. town Canada in S Quebec on Montreal Island population 60,564 2. (or Verdun-sur-Meuse) city NE France on the Meuse ESE of Reims population 23,427
Verdun-sur-Meuse
geographical name see Verdun 2
verdure
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from verd green Date: 14th century 1. the greenness of growing vegetation; also such vegetation itself 2. a condition ...
verdured
adjective Date: circa 1718 covered with verdure
verdurous
adjective see verdure
Vereeniging
geographical name city NE Republic of South Africa in Gauteng on the Vaal S of Johannesburg population 94,500
Vereker
biographical name John Standish Surtees Prendergast 1886-1946 6th Viscount Gort British soldier
Vereshchagin
biographical name Vasily Vasilyevich 1842-1904 Russian painter
Verfremdung
foreign term Etymology: German distancing ; alienation
verge
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, rod, measuring rod, margin, from Anglo-French, rod, area of jurisdiction, from Latin virga twig, rod, line Date: 15th century 1. a. ...
verger
noun Date: 15th century 1. chiefly British an attendant that carries a verge (as before a bishop or justice) 2. a church official who keeps order during services or serves ...
Vergil
biographical name — see Virgil
Vergilian
adjective see Virgil
veridical
adjective Etymology: Latin veridicus, from verus true + dicere to say — more at very, diction Date: 1653 1. truthful, veracious 2. not illusory ; genuine • ...
veridicality
noun see veridical
veridically
adverb see veridical
verifiability
noun see verifiable
verifiable
adjective Date: 1593 capable of being verified • verifiability noun • verifiableness noun
verifiableness
noun see verifiable
verification
noun Date: 1523 the act or process of verifying ; the state of being verified
verifier
noun see verify
verify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle English verifien, from Anglo-French verifier, from Medieval Latin verificare, from Latin verus true Date: 14th century 1. to ...
verily
adverb Etymology: Middle English verraily, from verray very Date: 14th century 1. in truth ; certainly 2. truly, confidently
verisimilar
adjective Etymology: Latin verisimilis Date: 1681 1. having the appearance of truth ; probable 2. depicting realism (as in art or literature) • verisimilarly adverb
verisimilarly
adverb see verisimilar
verisimilitude
noun Etymology: Latin verisimilitudo, from verisimilis verisimilar, from veri similis like the truth Date: circa 1576 1. the quality or state of being verisimilar 2. ...
verisimilitudinous
adjective see verisimilitude
verism
noun Etymology: Italian verismo, from vero true, from Latin verus Date: 1892 artistic use of contemporary everyday material in preference to the heroic or legendary ...
verismo
noun Etymology: Italian Date: circa 1908 verism; also realism 3
verist
noun or adjective see verism
veristic
adjective see verism
veritable
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from verité Date: 15th century being in fact the thing named and not false, unreal, or imaginary — often used to ...
veritableness
noun see veritable
veritably
adverb see veritable
vérité
noun Etymology: cinema verité Date: 1966 the art or technique of filming (as a motion picture) so as to convey candid realism
verity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English verite, from Anglo-French verité, from Latin veritat-, veritas, from verus true Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of ...
verjuice
noun Etymology: Middle English vergeouse, from Anglo-French vertjous, from vert green + jous, jus juice Date: 14th century 1. the sour juice of crab apples or of unripe ...
Verkhneudinsk
geographical name — see Ulan-Ude
Verlaine
biographical name Paul 1844-1896 French poet
Vermeer
biographical name Jan 1632-1675 also called Jan van der Meer van Delft Dutch painter
vermeil
noun Etymology: Middle French, from vermeil, adjective — more at vermilion Date: 1530 1. vermilion 2. gilded silver • vermeil adjective
vermi-
combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin, from Latin vermis — more at worm worm
vermicelli
noun Etymology: Italian, from plural of vermicello, diminutive of verme worm, from Latin vermis Date: 1669 pasta made in long solid strings smaller in diameter than ...
vermicide
noun Date: 1849 an agent that destroys worms
vermicular
adjective Etymology: New Latin vermicularis, from Latin vermiculus, diminutive of vermis Date: 1672 1. a. resembling a worm in form or motion b. vermiculate 2. of, ...
vermiculate
or vermiculated adjective Etymology: Latin vermiculatus, from vermiculus Date: 1605 1. tortuous, involute 2. full of worms ; worm-eaten 3. a. vermiform b. marked ...
vermiculated
adjective see vermiculate
vermiculation
noun see vermiculate
vermiculite
noun Etymology: Latin vermiculus little worm Date: 1824 any of various micaceous minerals that are hydrous silicates resulting usually from expansion of the granules of mica ...
vermiculture
noun Date: 1976 the cultivation of annelid worms (as earthworms or bloodworms) especially for use as bait or in composting
vermiform
adjective Etymology: New Latin vermiformis, from vermi- + -formis -form Date: circa 1730 resembling a worm in shape
vermiform appendix
noun Date: 1778 a narrow blind tube usually about three to four inches (8 to 10 centimeters) long that extends from the cecum in the lower right-hand part of the abdomen
vermifuge
noun Date: 1718 an agent that destroys or expels parasitic worms ; anthelmintic
vermilion
also vermillion noun Etymology: Middle English vermilioun, from Anglo-French vermeilloun, from vermeil, adjective, bright red, vermilion, from Late Latin vermiculus kermes, from ...
vermillion
noun see vermilion
vermin
noun (plural vermin) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French vermin, vermine, from verm worm, from Latin vermis Date: 14th century 1. a. small common harmful or ...
verminous
adjective Etymology: Latin verminosus infested with maggots, from Latin *vermin-, vermen worm; akin to Latin vermis worm — more at worm Date: circa 1616 1. consisting of or ...
vermis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, worm Date: 1876 the constructioncted median lobe of the cerebellum that connects the two lateral lobes
Vermont
geographical name state NE United States capital Montpelier area 9609 square miles (24,983 square kilometers), population 608,827 • Vermonter noun
Vermonter
noun see Vermont
vermouth
noun Etymology: French vermout, from German Wermut wormwood, from Old High German wermuota — more at wormwood Date: 1806 a dry or sweet aperitif wine flavored with aromatic ...
vernacle
noun see vernicle
vernacular
I. adjective Etymology: Latin vernaculus native, from verna slave born in the master's house, native Date: 1601 1. a. using a language or dialect native to a region or ...
vernacularism
noun Date: circa 1841 a vernacular word or idiom
vernacularly
adverb see vernacular I
vernal
adjective Etymology: Latin vernalis, alteration of vernus, from ver spring; akin to Greek ear spring, Sanskrit vasanta Date: 1530 1. of, relating to, or occurring in the ...
vernalization
noun Date: 1933 the act or process of hastening the flowering and fruiting of plants by treating seeds, bulbs, or seedlings so as to induce a shortening of the vegetative ...
vernalize
transitive verb see vernalization
vernally
adverb see vernal
vernation
noun Etymology: New Latin vernation-, vernatio, from Latin vernare to behave as in spring, from vernus vernal Date: 1793 the arrangement of foliage leaves within the bud
Verne
biographical name Jules 1828-1905 French writer
Verner
biographical name Karl Adolph 1846-1896 Danish philologist
Verner's law
noun Etymology: Karl A. Verner Date: 1878 a statement in historical linguistics: in medial or final position in voiced environments and when the immediately preceding vowel ...
vernicle
or vernacle noun Etymology: Middle English vernicle, from Anglo-French, alteration of Middle French veronique, veronicle, from Medieval Latin veronica Date: 14th century ...
Vernier
biographical name Pierre circa 1580-1637 French mathematician
vernier
I. noun Etymology: Pierre Vernier Date: 1766 1. a short scale made to slide along the divisions of a graduated instrument for indicating parts of divisions 2. a. a small ...
vernier caliper
noun Date: circa 1876 a measuring device that consists of a main scale with a fixed jaw and a sliding jaw with an attached vernier
vernier engine
noun see vernier I
vernissage
noun Etymology: French, day before an exhibition opens reserved for artists to varnish and put finishing touches to their paintings, literally, varnishing, from vernis varnish ...
Vernon
I. biographical name Edward 1684-1757 English admiral II. geographical name 1. town N central Connecticut NE of Hartford population 28,063 2. city Canada in S British ...
Vernyi
geographical name — see Almaty
Véroia
or ancient Berea or Beroea geographical name town NE Greece in Macedonia W of Thessaloníki
Verona
geographical name commune NE Italy on the Adige population 252,689 • Veronese adjective or noun
Veronese
biographical name Paolo 1528-1588 originally Paolo Caliari Italian painter
veronica
I. noun Etymology: New Latin, genus of herbs Date: 1527 any of a genus (Veronica) of annual or perennial herbs of the snapdragon family that have small pink, white, blue or ...
Véronique
also Veronique adjective Etymology: French Véronique Veronica Date: 1907 prepared or garnished with usually white seedless grapes
Veronique
adjective see Véronique
Verrazano
or Verrazzano biographical name Giovanni da 1485?-?1528 Florentine navigator & explorer
Verrazzano
biographical name see Verrazano
Verrocchio
biographical name Andrea del 1435-1488 originally Andrea di Michele Cione Florentine sculptor & painter
verruca
noun (plural verrucae) Etymology: Latin, wart, hillock; akin to Lithuanian viršus summit and probably to Old English wearte wart — more at wart Date: 1565 1. a wart or ...
verruca vulgaris
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, common verruca Date: 1903 wart 1a
verrucas
chiefly British plural of verruca
verrucose
adjective Date: 1686 covered with warty elevations
vers de société
noun Etymology: French, society verse Date: 1796 witty and typically ironic light verse
vers libre
noun (plural vers libres) Etymology: French Date: 1902 free verse
vers-librist
noun Etymology: French vers-libriste Date: 1916 a writer of free verse
Versailles
geographical name city N France, WSW suburb of Paris population 91,029
versal
adjective Etymology: short for universal Date: 1592 archaic entire, whole
versant
adjective Etymology: Latin versant-, versans, present participle of versare, versari to turn, occupy oneself, meditate Date: 1645 1. archaic experienced, practiced 2. ...
versatile
adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French, from Latin versatilis turning easily, from versare to turn, frequentative of vertere Date: 1605 1. changing or fluctuating ...
versatilely
adverb see versatile
versatileness
noun see versatile
versatility
noun Date: 1668 the quality or state of being versatile
verse
I. noun Etymology: Middle English vers, fers, from Anglo-French vers & Old English fers, both from Latin versus, literally, turning, from vertere to turn — more at worth ...
verset
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, diminutive of vers verse Date: 13th century a short verse especially from a sacred book (as the Koran)
versicle
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin versiculus, diminutive of versus verse Date: 14th century 1. a short verse or sentence (as from a psalm) said or sung by a leader ...
versicular
adjective Etymology: Latin versiculus little verse Date: 1812 of or relating to verses or versicles
versification
noun Date: circa 1576 1. the making of verses 2. a. metrical structure ; prosody b. a particular metrical structure or style 3. a version in verse of something ...
versifier
noun Date: 14th century one that versifies; especially a writer of light or inferior verse
versify
verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle English versifien, from Anglo-French versifier, from Latin versificare, from versus verse, line Date: 14th century intransitive verb ...
version
noun Etymology: Middle French, from Medieval Latin version-, versio act of turning, change, from Latin vertere to turn — more at worth Date: 1582 1. a translation from ...
versional
adjective see version
verso
noun (plural versos) Etymology: New Latin verso (folio) the page being turned Date: 1839 1. the side of a leaf (as of a manuscript) that is to be read second 2. a left-hand ...
verst
noun Etymology: French verste & German Werst; both from Russian versta; akin to Latin vertere to turn Date: 1555 a Russian unit of distance equal to 0.6629 mile (1.067 ...
versus
preposition Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, towards, against, from Latin, adverb, so as to face, from past participle of vertere to turn Date: 15th century 1. ...
vert
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from vert green — more at verdant Date: 15th century 1. a. green forest vegetation especially when forming cover ...
Vert, Cap
or Cape Vert geographical name promontory W Africa in Senegal; westernmost point in Africa, at 17°30′ W
vertebra
noun (plural vertebrae or -bras) Etymology: Latin, joint, vertebra, from vertere to turn Date: 1578 one of the bony or cartilaginous segments composing the spinal column, ...
vertebral
adjective Date: circa 1681 of, relating to, or being vertebrae or the vertebral column ; spinal
vertebral canal
noun Date: 1830 a canal that contains the spinal cord and is delimited by the arches on the dorsal side of the vertebrae — called also spinal canal
vertebral column
noun Date: 1822 spinal column
vertebrate
I. adjective Etymology: New Latin vertebratus, from Latin, jointed, from vertebra Date: 1826 1. a. having a spinal column b. of or relating to the vertebrates 2. ...
vertex
noun (plural vertices; also vertexes) Etymology: Middle English, top of the head, from Latin vertic-, vertex, vortic-, vortex whirl, whirlpool, top of the head, summit, from ...
vertical
adjective Etymology: Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin verticalis, from Latin vertic-, vertex Date: 1559 1. a. situated at the highest point ; ...
vertical angle
noun Date: 1571 either of two angles lying on opposite sides of two intersecting lines
vertical circle
noun Date: 1559 a great circle of the celestial sphere whose plane is perpendicular to that of the horizon — see azimuth illustration
vertical file
noun Date: 1906 a collection of articles (as pamphlets and clippings) that is maintained (as in a library) to answer brief questions or to provide points of information not ...
vertical union
noun Date: 1933 industrial union
verticality
noun see vertical
vertically
adverb see vertical
verticalness
noun see vertical
verticil
noun Etymology: New Latin verticillus, diminutive of Latin vertex whirl Date: 1793 whorl 2
verticillate
adjective Date: circa 1793 arranged in whorls
verticillium wilt
noun Etymology: New Latin Verticillium, from verticillus Date: 1916 a wilt disease of various plants that is caused by a soil-borne imperfect fungus (genus Verticillium)
vertiginous
adjective Etymology: Latin vertiginosus, from vertigin-, vertigo Date: 1608 1. a. characterized by or suffering from vertigo or dizziness b. inclined to frequent and ...
vertiginously
adverb see vertiginous
vertigo
noun (plural -goes or -gos) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin vertigin-, vertigo, from vertere to turn Date: 15th century 1. a. a sensation of motion in which the ...
vertu
variant of virtu
Verulam
biographical name — see Francis bacon
Verus
biographical name Lucius Aurelius A.D. 130-169 originally Lucius Ceionius Commodus Roman emperor (161-169)
vervain
noun Etymology: Middle English verveine, from Anglo-French, from Latin verbena leafy branch; akin to Latin verber rod, Lithuanian virbas, and perhaps to Greek rhabdos rod Date: ...
verve
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, caprice, from Old French, word, gossip, from Vulgar Latin *verva, from Latin verba, plural of verbum word — more at word Date: ...
vervet
noun Etymology: French vervet Date: 1893 green monkey
Verviers
geographical name commune E Belgium E of Liège population 53,700
Verwoerd
biographical name Hendrik Frensch 1901-1966 South African politician; prime minister (1958-66)
very
I. adjective (verier; -est) Etymology: Middle English verray, verry, from Anglo-French verai, from Vulgar Latin *veracus, alteration of Latin verac-, verax truthful, from verus ...
very hard
adjective Date: circa 1943 of cheese suitable chiefly for grating
very high frequency
noun Date: 1920 a radio frequency between ultrahigh frequency and high frequency — see radio frequency table
Very light
noun Etymology: Edward W. Very died 1910 American naval officer Date: 1917 a pyrotechnic signal in a system of signaling using white or colored balls of fire projected from a ...
very low frequency
noun Date: 1938 a radio frequency between low frequency and voice frequency — see radio frequency table
very low-density lipoprotein
noun Date: 1977 VLDL
Very pistol
noun Date: 1915 a pistol for firing Very lights
Very Reverend
Date: 1748 — used as a title for various ecclesiastical officials (as cathedral deans and canons, rectors of Roman Catholic colleges and seminaries, and superiors of some ...
Vesalius
biographical name Andreas 1514-1564 Belgian anatomist
Vesey
biographical name Denmark circa 1767-1822 American slave insurrectionist
vesical
adjective Etymology: Latin vesica bladder — more at venter Date: 1797 of or relating to the urinary bladder
vesicant
noun Etymology: Latin vesica bladder, blister Date: 1661 an agent (as a chemical weapon) that induces blistering • vesicant adjective
vesicle
noun Etymology: Middle French vesicule, from Latin vesicula small bladder, blister, from diminutive of vesica Date: 1578 1. a. a membranous and usually fluid-filled pouch ...
vesicular
adjective Etymology: New Latin vesicula vesicle, from Latin, small bladder Date: 1715 1. containing, composed of, or characterized by vesicles 2. having the form or ...
vesicular stomatitis
noun Date: circa 1903 an acute viral disease especially of various domesticated animals (as horses and cows) that resembles foot-and-mouth disease, is marked by erosive ...
vesicularity
noun see vesicular
vesiculate
verb (-lated; -lating) Date: 1865 transitive verb to make vesicular intransitive verb to become vesicular • vesiculation noun
vesiculation
noun see vesiculate
Vespasian
biographical name A.D. 9-79 Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus Roman emperor (69-79)
vesper
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, evening, evening star — more at west Date: 14th century 1. capitalized, archaic evening star 2. a vesper bell 3. archaic ...
vesperal
adjective Date: circa 1623 vesper
vespers
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Anglo-French vespres, from Medieval Latin vesperae, from Latin, plural of vespera ...
vespertilian
adjective Etymology: Latin vespertilio bat, from vesper Date: 1874 of, relating to, or resembling a bat
vespertine
adjective Etymology: Latin vespertinus, from vesper Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or occurring in the evening 2. active, flowering, or flourishing in the evening ...
vespid
noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin vespa wasp — more at wasp Date: circa 1900 any of a cosmopolitan family (Vespidae) of chiefly social wasps that usually live in ...
vespine
adjective Etymology: Latin vespa wasp Date: 1843 of, relating to, or resembling wasps and especially vespid wasps
Vespucci
biographical name Amerigo 1454-1512 L. Americus Vespucius Italian navigator & explorer
vessel
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin vascellum, diminutive of Latin vas vase, vessel Date: 14th century 1. a. a container (as a cask, ...
vest
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French vestir to clothe, invest, vest, from Latin vestire to clothe, from vestis clothing, garment — more at wear Date: 15th ...
vest-pocket
adjective Date: 1848 1. adapted to fit into the vest pocket 2. of very small size or scope
vest-pocket park
noun Date: 1966 a very small urban park
vesta
noun Etymology: Latin Vesta Date: 14th century 1. capitalized the Roman goddess of the hearth — compare Hestia 2. a short match with a shank of wax-coated threads; also ...
vestal
I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to the Roman goddess Vesta 2. a. of or relating to a vestal virgin b. chaste II. noun Date: 15th century vestal ...
vestal virgin
noun Date: circa 1583 1. a virgin consecrated to the Roman goddess Vesta and to the service of watching the sacred fire perpetually kept burning on her altar 2. a chaste ...
Vestavia Hills
geographical name city central Alabama S of Birmingham population 24,476
vested
adjective Date: 1766 1. fully and unconditionally guaranteed as a legal right, benefit, or privilege 2. having a vest
vested interest
noun Date: 1818 1. an interest (as a title to an estate) carrying a legal right of present or future enjoyment; specifically a right vested in an employee under a pension ...
vestee
noun Date: 1915 1. dickey; especially one made to resemble a vest 2. vest 4
Vesterålen
geographical name island group Norway off NW coast NE of Lofoten island group
vestiary
noun Etymology: Middle English vestiarie, from Latin vestiarium — more at vestry Date: 14th century 1. a room where clothing is kept 2. clothing, raiment
vestibular
adjective Date: circa 1839 1. of, relating to, or functioning as a vestibule 2. of, relating to, or affecting the perception of body position and movement
vestibule
noun Etymology: Latin vestibulum forecourt Date: 1726 1. a. a passage, hall, or room between the outer door and the interior of a building ; lobby b. an enclosed ...
vestibule school
noun Date: 1918 a school organized in an industrial plant to train new workers in specific skills
vestibuled
adjective see vestibule
vestibulocochlear nerve
noun Date: 1962 auditory nerve
vestige
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin vestigium footstep, footprint, track, vestige Date: 15th century 1. a. (1) a trace, mark, or visible ...
vestigial
adjective see vestige
vestigially
adverb see vestige
vestimentiferan
noun Etymology: New Latin Vestimentifera, from vestimentum muscular structure by which the worm emerges from its tube (from Latin, garment) + -fera, neuter plural of -fer -fer ...
vesting
noun Date: 1944 the conveying to an employee of the inalienable right to share in a pension fund especially in the event of termination of employment prior to the normal ...
vestlike
adjective see vest II
vestment
noun Etymology: Middle English vestement, from Anglo-French, from Latin vestimentum, from vestire to clothe Date: 13th century 1. a. an outer garment; especially a robe ...
vestmental
adjective see vestment
vestry
noun (plural vestries) Etymology: Middle English vestrie, probably from Anglo-French *vesterie, alteration of Middle French vestiarie, from Medieval Latin vestiarium, from ...
vestryman
noun Date: 1614 a member of a vestry
vesture
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from vestir to clothe — more at vest Date: 14th century 1. a. a covering garment (as a robe or vestment) b. ...
vesuvian
noun Etymology: Vesuvian Date: 1853 a match used especially formerly for lighting cigars
Vesuvian
adjective Date: 1661 1. of, relating to, or resembling the volcano Vesuvius 2. marked by sudden outbursts
vesuvianite
noun Date: circa 1888 idocrase
Vesuvio
geographical name see Vesuvius
Vesuvius
or Italian Vesuvio geographical name volcano 4190 feet (1277 meters) Italy in Campania on Bay of Naples
vet
I. noun Date: 1862 veterinarian, veterinary II. transitive verb (vetted; vetting) Date: 1891 1. a. to provide veterinary care for (an animal) or medical care for (a ...
vetch
noun Etymology: Middle English fecche, veche, from Middle French dialect (Norman & Picard) veche, from Latin vicia; perhaps akin to Latin vincire to bind Date: 14th century ...
vetchling
noun Date: 1578 any of various leguminous herbs (genus Lathyrus and especially L. pratensis)
veteran
noun Etymology: Latin veteranus, from veteranus, adjective, old, of long experience, from veter-, vetus old — more at wether Date: 1509 1. a. an old soldier of long ...
Veterans Day
noun Date: 1952 November 11 set aside in commemoration of the end of hostilities in 1918 and 1945 and observed as a legal holiday in the United States to honor the veterans of ...
veterans' preference
noun Date: circa 1941 preferential treatment given qualified veterans of the United States armed forces under federal or state law; specifically special consideration (as by ...
veterinarian
noun Date: 1646 a person qualified and authorized to practice veterinary medicine
veterinary
I. adjective Etymology: Latin veterinarius of beasts of burden, from veterinae beasts of burden, from feminine plural of veterinus of beasts of burden; akin to Latin veter-, ...
veterinary surgeon
noun Date: circa 1802 British veterinarian
vetiver
noun Etymology: French vétiver, from Tamil veṭṭivēr Date: circa 1858 a tall perennial grass (Vetiveria zizanioides) of southeastern Asia cultivated in warm regions ...
Vetluga
geographical name river 528 miles (850 kilometers) central Russia in Europe flowing S into the Volga
veto
I. noun (plural vetoes) Etymology: Latin, I forbid, from vetare to forbid Date: 1629 1. an authoritative prohibition ; interdiction 2. a. a power of one department or ...
veto-proof
adjective Date: 1972 having enough potential votes to be enacted over a veto or to override vetoes consistently
vetoer
noun see veto II
vetter
noun see vet II
Vevey
geographical name commune W Switzerland in Vaud on NE shore of Lake Geneva population 16,139
vex
transitive verb (vexed; also vext; vexing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French vexer, from Latin vexare to agitate, harry; probably akin to Latin vehere to convey — ...
vexation
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of harassing or vexing ; troubling 2. the quality or state of being vexed ; irritation 3. a cause of trouble ; affliction
vexatious
adjective Date: 1534 1. a. causing vexation ; distressing b. intended to harass 2. full of disorder or stress ; troubled • vexatiously adverb • ...
vexatiously
adverb see vexatious

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