1. resembling or characteristic of a fox

    Synonyms : vulpecular
    Examples :
    • vulpine cunning


  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


  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


  1. precisely accurate

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

    Examples :
    • a veracious witness


  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


  1. appearing to be true or real

    Examples :
    • a verisimilar tale


  1. spread negative information about

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


  1. the quality of being facile in speech and writing

    Synonyms : articulateness, fluency
    Type Of : communicativeness


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

    Type Of : science, skill


  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