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286 Words That Start With VE

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veal (noun) meat from a calf Synonyms: veau
veau (noun) meat from a calf Synonyms: veal
vector (noun) a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
(noun) a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction
(noun) any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease Synonyms: transmitter
(noun) (genetics) a virus or other agent that is used to deliver DNA to a cell
vedalia (noun) native to Australia; introduced elsewhere to control scale insects Synonyms: Rodolia cardinalis
veer (verb) turn sharply; change direction abruptly Synonyms: sheer, slew, slue, swerve, curve, cut, trend
(verb) shift to a clockwise direction
veering (noun) the act of turning aside suddenly Synonyms: swerve, swerving
veery (noun) tawny brown North American thrush noted for its song Synonyms: Hylocichla fuscescens, Wilson's thrush
veg (noun) edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant Synonyms: vegetable, veggie
vegan (noun) a strict vegetarian; someone who eats no animal or dairy products; may also avoid using animal products (e.g. leather)
vegetable (noun) edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant Synonyms: veg, veggie
(noun) any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower
vegetal (adjective) (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes Synonyms: vegetative
(adjective) composed of vegetation or plants Synonyms: vegetational, vegetative
vegetarian (noun) eater of fruits and grains and nuts; someone who eats no meat or fish or (often) any animal products
vegetarianism (noun) a diet excluding all meat and fish
vegetate (verb) lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
(verb) establish vegetation on
(verb) produce vegetation
(verb) grow like a plant
(verb) grow or spread abnormally
(verb) propagate asexually
(verb) engage in passive relaxation Synonyms: veg out
vegetation (noun) all the plant life in a particular region or period Synonyms: botany, flora
(noun) the process of growth in plants
(noun) an abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart)
(noun) inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life
vegetational (adjective) composed of vegetation or plants Synonyms: vegetal, vegetative
vegetative (adjective) relating to involuntary bodily functions
(adjective) (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes Synonyms: vegetal
(adjective) composed of vegetation or plants Synonyms: vegetal, vegetational
(adjective) of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous Synonyms: vegetive
vegetive (adjective) of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous Synonyms: vegetative
veggie (noun) edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant Synonyms: veg, vegetable
vehemence (noun) intensity or forcefulness of expression Synonyms: emphasis
(noun) the property of being wild or turbulent Synonyms: violence, wildness, ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury
vehement (adjective) marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid Synonyms: violent, fierce, tearing, trigger-happy
(adjective) characterized by great force or energy
vehemently (adverb) in a vehement manner
vehicle (noun) a conveyance that transports people or objects
(noun) a medium for the expression or achievement of something
(noun) any substance that facilitates the use of a drug or pigment or other material that is mixed with it
(noun) any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another Synonyms: fomite
vehicular (adjective) of or relating to or intended for (motor) vehicles
veil (verb) to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
(verb) make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing Synonyms: obscure, hide, obliterate, blot out
(noun) a garment that covers the head and face Synonyms: head covering
(noun) a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms Synonyms: velum
(noun) the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth) Synonyms: embryonic membrane, caul
(noun) a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl Synonyms: humeral veil
veiled (adjective) having or as if having a veil or concealing cover
(adjective) muted or unclear
veiling (noun) a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave Synonyms: netting, gauze
vein (noun) a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart Synonyms: vena, venous blood vessel
(noun) a distinctive style or manner
(noun) any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ Synonyms: nervure
(noun) a layer of ore between layers of rock Synonyms: mineral vein
(noun) one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect Synonyms: nervure
(verb) make a veinlike pattern
veinal (adjective) relating to the veins of plants
veined (adjective) having or showing markings that resemble veins Synonyms: veinlike, venose
veinlike (adjective) having or showing markings that resemble veins Synonyms: veined, venose
velar (adjective) produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate (as `k' in `cat' and `g' in `gun' and `ng' in `sing')
(adjective) of or relating to the velum
(noun) a consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate Synonyms: velar consonant
velcro (verb) fasten with Velcro
veld (noun) elevated open grassland in southern Africa Synonyms: veldt
veldt (noun) elevated open grassland in southern Africa Synonyms: veld
velleity (noun) a mere wish, unaccompanied by effort to obtain
(noun) volition in its weakest form
vellicate (verb) touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements Synonyms: tickle, titillate
(verb) irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear Synonyms: pinch
vellication (noun) a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition Synonyms: twitch, twitching
vellum (noun) a heavy creamy-colored paper resembling parchment
(noun) fine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb
velocipede (noun) any of several early bicycles with pedals on the front wheel
(noun) a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals Synonyms: tricycle, trike
velociraptor (noun) small active carnivore that probably fed on protoceratops; possibly related more closely to birds than to other dinosaurs
velocity (noun) distance travelled per unit time Synonyms: speed
velodrome (noun) a banked oval track for bicycle or motorcycle racing
velour (noun) heavy fabric that resembles velvet Synonyms: velours
velours (noun) heavy fabric that resembles velvet Synonyms: velour
veloute (noun) white sauce made with stock instead of milk
velum (noun) a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms Synonyms: veil
(noun) a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking Synonyms: soft palate
velvet (noun) a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
(adjective) smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste Synonyms: velvet-textured, velvety
(adjective) resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface Synonyms: velvety
velveteen (noun) a usually cotton fabric with a short pile imitating velvet
velvetiness (noun) Quality of velvet: velvety appearance, feeling, or taste.
velvetleaf (noun) arborescent perennial shrub having palmately lobed furry leaves and showy red-purple flowers; southwestern United States Synonyms: velvet-leaf, tree mallow, Lavatera arborea
(noun) tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States Synonyms: Indian mallow, velvet-leaf, velvetweed, China jute, Abutilon theophrasti, butter-print
velvetweed (noun) tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States Synonyms: Indian mallow, velvet-leaf, velvetleaf, China jute, Abutilon theophrasti, butter-print
velvety (adjective) smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste Synonyms: velvet, velvet-textured
(adjective) resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface Synonyms: velvet
vena (noun) a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart Synonyms: vein, venous blood vessel
venal (adjective) capable of being corrupted Synonyms: dishonest, purchasable, corruptible, bribable
venality (noun) prostitution of talents or offices or services for reward
venally (adverb) in a corrupt and deceitful manner Synonyms: deceitfully, dishonestly
venation (noun) (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf
(noun) (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animal Synonyms: venous blood system
vend (verb) sell or offer for sale from place to place Synonyms: pitch, hawk, huckster, monger, peddle
vendable (adjective) fit to be offered for sale Synonyms: marketable, merchantable, sellable, vendible
vendee (noun) a person who buys Synonyms: purchaser, emptor, buyer
vender (noun) someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money Synonyms: marketer, seller, vendor, trafficker
vendetta (noun) a feud in which members of the opposing parties murder each other Synonyms: blood feud
vendible (adjective) fit to be offered for sale Synonyms: marketable, merchantable, sellable, vendable
vending (noun) the act of selling goods for a living Synonyms: hawking, peddling, vendition
vendition (noun) the act of selling goods for a living Synonyms: hawking, peddling, vending
vendor (noun) someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money Synonyms: marketer, seller, vender, trafficker
vendue (noun) the public sale of something to the highest bidder Synonyms: auction, auction sale
veneer (noun) coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood Synonyms: veneering
(noun) an ornamental coating to a building Synonyms: facing
(verb) cover with veneer
veneering (noun) coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood Synonyms: veneer
(noun) the act of applying veneer
venerability (noun) the quality of deserving veneration Synonyms: venerableness
venerable (adjective) impressive by reason of age
(adjective) profoundly honored Synonyms: revered, august
venerableness (noun) the quality of deserving veneration Synonyms: venerability
venerate (verb) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of Synonyms: revere, reverence, fear
venerating (adjective) feeling or manifesting veneration Synonyms: respectful, reverential
veneration (noun) a feeling of profound respect for someone or something Synonyms: reverence, awe, fear
(noun) religious zeal; the willingness to serve God Synonyms: devotion, cultism
venerator (noun) someone who regards with deep respect or reverence
venereal (adjective) of or relating to the external sex organs Synonyms: genital
venesect (verb) practice venesection
venesection (noun) surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis Synonyms: phlebotomy
vengeance (noun) the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life Synonyms: retribution, payback
vengeful (adjective) disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge Synonyms: revengeful, vindictive
vengefully (adverb) in a vindictive, revengeful manner Synonyms: revengefully, vindictively
vengefulness (noun) a malevolent desire for revenge Synonyms: vindictiveness
venial (adjective) warranting only temporal punishment Synonyms: minor
(adjective) easily excused or forgiven Synonyms: excusable, forgivable
venipuncture (noun) (medicine) puncture of a vein through the skin in order to withdraw blood for analysis or to start an intravenous drip or to inject medication or a radiopaque dye
venire (noun) (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen) Synonyms: panel
venison (noun) meat from a deer used as food
venogram (noun) an X ray of a vein injected with a radiopaque contrast medium Synonyms: phlebogram
venography (noun) roentgenographic examination of veins
venom (noun) toxin secreted by animals; secreted by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions)
(noun) feeling a need to see others suffer Synonyms: malice, spite, spitefulness, maliciousness
venomed (adjective) full of malice or hate
venomous (adjective) extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom Synonyms: deadly, virulent
(adjective) marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful Synonyms: poisonous, vicious
venomously (adverb) in a very malevolent manner Synonyms: poisonously
venomousness (noun) The property of being poisonous or envenomed; or of having a venom-producing gland.
venose (adjective) having or showing markings that resemble veins Synonyms: veined, veinlike
venous (adjective) of or contained in or performing the function of the veins
vent (noun) a hole for the escape of gas or air Synonyms: vent-hole, venthole, blowhole
(noun) external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate
(noun) a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt Synonyms: volcano
(noun) a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)
(noun) activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion Synonyms: release, outlet
(verb) give expression or utterance to Synonyms: ventilate, give vent
(verb) expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen Synonyms: ventilate, air, air out
ventail (noun) a medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck Synonyms: camail, aventail
vented (adjective) supplied with a vent or vents for intake of air or discharge of gases

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