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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

V (Dictionary cum Vocabulary Word List for Exams)

Vacate: To leave.

Vaccinate:
immunize, treat a person or animal with a vaccine to prevent them from getting a disease, protect, inoculate
Example: [By this procedure it is not uncommon to vaccinate a sleeping child without waking it]

Vacillate:
To waver
Example: [Her mood vacillated between hope and despair]

Vacuous:
empty, inane, not showing intelligence or purpose
Example: [a vacuous question]

Vacuum:
nothingness, empty space, void
Example: [The experience of artistic writing does not happen in a vacuum. Dr. Goddard carried out in 1912 an experiment to prove that rocket propulsion could operate successfully in the vacuum of outer space]

Vagabond:
A wanderer
Example: [They live a vagabond life]

Vagary:
whim

Vagrant:
An idle wanderer
Example: [shelters and food for vagrants]

Vainglorious:
conceited
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Vainglory: excessive pride, vanity, boastfulness, arrogance, egoism
Example: [I wish you well, for a pride founded on self-respect is pleasing in mine eyes; but take heed lest pride degenerate into vainglory]

Valance:
short drapery hanging above window frame
Example: [the windows were curtainless, only the tops were covered with valances]

Vale:
Level or low land between hills.

Valediction:
good-bye, farewell speech

Valedictorian:
the student who has the best grades and who usually delivers the valedictory address at a graduation ceremony

Valedictory:
relating to saying goodbye
Example: [a valedictory speech]

Valid:
legal, legitimate, legally acceptable, in force, reasonable
Example: [a valid syllogism]

Validate:
affirm
Example: [validate a claim]

Valor:
ravery, courage, heroism
Example: [valorous efforts/heroes/deeds]

Valor (Valour):
bravery
Example: [He was promoted to the rank of major in recognition of his valor during the battle]

Valorous:
brave Courageous

Vampire:
ghostly being that sucks the blood of the living beings

Vanguard:
leading position
Example: [He is in the vanguard of economic reform]

Vantage:
position giving an advantage
Example: [from a vantage point]

Vapid:
insipid vacuous
Example: [a vapid television program]

Vaporizer:
An atomizer.

Variable:
changeable
Example: [variable interest rate]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Variance: difference, modification, deviation, change, division

Variant:
dissimilar, something slightly different from others of the same type, disparate, differing

Variation:
deviation, difference, change, dissimilarity, fluctuation
Example: [These variables were excluded from further analysis]

Variegate:
To mark with different shades or colors.

Variegated:
many-colored
Example: [a variegated plant]

Vassal:
subject

Vaudeville:
variety stage show, cabaret, satirical song, burlesque, stage play that often includes songs
Example: [A young fellow up in New Hampshire has written a vaudeville playlet and sent it on for my approval]

Vaunted:
bragged boasted
Example: [the vaunted new scheme has been shown to have serious weaknesses]

Vector:
straight line, variable quantity, disease transmitter, path
Example: [Probably the principal vector of malaria in the Philippine Islands is a mosquito which breeds in streams and ditches]

Veer:
change in direction

Vegetal:
pertaining to asexual development and growth, typical of plants or vegetables
Example: [Seams of graphite may therefore represent accumulations of vegetal matter such as seaweed]

Vegetarian:
One who believes in the theory that man’s food should be exclusively vegetable.

Vegetate:
passive way without exercise of the mental faculties To live in a monotonous
Example: [children spend too much time vegetating in front of the TV]

Vegetation:
Plant-life in the aggregate.

Vegetative:
Pertaining to the process of plant-life.

Vehement:
adamant
Example: [vehement opposition]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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