vietnamese

  1. the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Vietnam

    Synonyms : annamese, annamite
    Type Of : mon-khmer
  2. a native or inhabitant of Vietnam

    Synonyms : annamese
    Type Of : asian, asiatic
  3. of or relating to or characteristic of Vietnam or its people or its language

valence

  1. (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate

    Synonyms : valency
    Type Of : power, powerfulness
  2. (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent)

    Synonyms : valency
    Type Of : power, powerfulness

violation

  1. the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will

    Synonyms : assault, rape, ravishment
    Type Of : sexual assault, sex crime, sex offense, sexual abuse
  2. a disrespectful act

    Synonyms : irreverence
    Type Of : evil, wickedness, iniquity, immorality
  3. a crime less serious than a felony

    Synonyms : infraction, infringement, misdemeanor, misdemeanour
    Type Of : law-breaking, criminal offence, crime, criminal offense
  4. an act that disregards an agreement or a right

    Synonyms : infringement
    Type Of : actus reus, misconduct, wrongful conduct, wrongdoing
    Examples :
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment
  5. entry to another's property without right or permission

    Synonyms : encroachment, intrusion, trespass, usurpation
    Type Of : wrongful conduct, actus reus, misconduct, wrongdoing

veer

  1. turn sharply; change direction abruptly

    Synonyms : curve, cut, sheer, slew, slue, swerve, trend
    Type Of : turn
    Examples :
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  2. shift to a clockwise direction

    Antonyms : back
    Type Of : change over, shift, switch
    Examples :
    • the wind veered

veered

  1. turn sharply; change direction abruptly

    Synonyms : curve, cut, sheer, slew, slue, swerve, trend
    Type Of : turn
    Examples :
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  2. shift to a clockwise direction

    Antonyms : back
    Type Of : change over, shift, switch
    Examples :
    • the wind veered

vespa

  1. type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jackets

    Synonyms : genus vespa
    Type Of : arthropod genus

vantage

  1. the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

    Synonyms : advantage
    Type Of : plus, asset
    Examples :
    • the experience gave him the advantage over me
  2. place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)

    Type Of : position, place

venus

  1. type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells

    Synonyms : genus venus
    Type Of : mollusk genus
  2. goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite

    Synonyms : urania
  3. the second nearest planet to the sun; it is peculiar in that its rotation is slow and retrograde (in the opposite sense of the Earth and all other planets except Uranus); it is visible from Earth as an early `morning star' or an `evening star'

verge

  1. a ceremonial or emblematic staff

    Synonyms : scepter, sceptre, wand
    Type Of : staff
  2. a region marking a boundary

    Synonyms : brink, threshold
    Type Of : bound, boundary, edge
  3. the limit beyond which something happens or changes

    Synonyms : brink
    Type Of : bound, boundary, limit
    Examples :
    • on the verge of tears
  4. a grass border along a road

    Type Of : border
  5. border on; come close to

    Type Of : bound, border
    Examples :
    • His behavior verges on the criminal

vermin

  1. an irritating or obnoxious person

    Synonyms : varmint
    Type Of : bad person
  2. any of various small animals or insects that are pests; e.g. cockroaches or rats

    Type Of : pest
    Examples :
    • cereals must be protected from mice and other vermin
    • he examined the child's head for vermin
    • boys in the village have probably been shooting vermin