veneration

  1. religious zeal; the willingness to serve God

    Synonyms : cultism, devotion
    Type Of : worship
  2. a feeling of profound respect for someone or something

    Synonyms : awe, fear, reverence
    Type Of : emotion
    Examples :
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration

vexation

  1. anger produced by some annoying irritation

    Synonyms : annoyance, chafe
    Type Of : choler, anger, ire
  2. something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

    Synonyms : concern, headache, worry
    Type Of : negative stimulus
  3. the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

    Synonyms : annoyance, botheration, irritation
    Type Of : mental condition, psychological state, psychological condition, mental state
  4. the act of troubling or annoying someone

    Synonyms : annoyance, annoying, irritation
    Type Of : mistreatment

vulpine

  1. resembling or characteristic of a fox

    Synonyms : vulpecular
    Examples :
    • vulpine cunning

vitiate

  1. corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

    Synonyms : corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, subvert
    Type Of : change, modify, alter
  2. make imperfect

    Synonyms : deflower, impair, mar, spoil
    Type Of : damage
  3. take away the legal force of or render ineffective

    Synonyms : invalidate, void
    Type Of : change, alter, modify

vicissitude

  1. a variation in circumstances or fortune at different times in your life or in the development of something

    Type Of : fluctuation, variation
    Examples :
    • the project was subject to the usual vicissitudes of exploratory research
  2. mutability in life or nature (especially successive alternation from one condition to another)

    Type Of : mutability, mutableness

veracious

  1. precisely accurate

    Synonyms : right
    Examples :
    • a veracious account
  2. habitually speaking the truth

    Examples :
    • a veracious witness

verbiage

  1. the manner in which something is expressed in words

    Synonyms : choice of words, diction, phraseology, phrasing, wording
    Type Of : formulation, expression
    Examples :
    • use concise military verbiage
  2. overabundance of words

    Synonyms : verbalism
    Type Of : verboseness, verbosity

verisimilar

  1. appearing to be true or real

    Examples :
    • a verisimilar tale

vituperate

  1. spread negative information about

    Synonyms : rail, revile, vilify
    Type Of : abuse, blackguard, clapperclaw, shout

volubility

  1. the quality of being facile in speech and writing

    Synonyms : articulateness, fluency
    Type Of : communicativeness