volubility

  1. the quality of being facile in speech and writing

    Synonyms : articulateness, fluency
    Type Of : communicativeness

virtuosity

  1. technical skill or fluency or style exhibited by a virtuoso

    Type Of : science, skill

voracious

  1. devouring or craving food in great quantities

    Synonyms : edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, wolfish
    Examples :
    • voracious sharks
  2. excessively greedy and grasping

    Synonyms : rapacious, ravening
    Examples :
    • paying taxes to voracious governments

voluminous

  1. marked by repeated turns and bends

    Synonyms : tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding
  2. large in number or quantity (especially of discourse)

    Synonyms : copious
    Examples :
    • a subject of voluminous legislation
  3. large in volume or bulk

    Examples :
    • a voluminous skirt

voluble

  1. marked by a ready flow of speech

    Antonyms : taciturn
    Examples :
    • she is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations

volatile

  1. liable to lead to sudden change or violence

    Synonyms : explosive
    Examples :
    • a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation
  2. marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments

    Synonyms : fickle
    Examples :
    • a flirt's volatile affections
  3. a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor

    Type Of : substance
    Examples :
    • it was heated to evaporate the volatiles
  4. evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures

    Antonyms : nonvolatile
    Examples :
    • volatile oils
    • volatile solvents
  5. tending to vary often or widely

    Examples :
    • volatile stocks
    • volatile emotions

vociferous

  1. conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

    Synonyms : blatant, clamant, clamorous, strident
    Examples :
    • a vociferous mob

vivify

  1. give new life or energy to

    Synonyms : animate, quicken, reanimate, recreate, renovate, repair, revive, revivify
    Type Of : stimulate, arouse, brace, energise, energize, perk up
  2. make more striking or animated

    Type Of : modify, alter, change
    Examples :
    • his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story

vivacity

  1. characterized by high spirits and animation

    Type Of : high-spiritedness

vitriolic

  1. of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action

    Synonyms : caustic, corrosive, erosive, mordant
  2. harsh or corrosive in tone

    Synonyms : acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent
    Examples :
    • a vitriolic critique