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Visceral [ VIS-er-uhl ][ adjective ]MEANING :1. deep or affecting or felt in the viscera 2. unreasoning or instinctive 3. earthy or dealing with emotions that are crudeUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :I had a visceral feeling that my wish would come true, but it didn't.
Veracity [ vuh-RAS-i-tee ][ noun ]MEANING :1. honesty or truthfulness 2. precision or accuracy 3. a fact or truthUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :He was detested by his colleagues to such an extent that his veracity was in question every time something went missing from the office.
Incorrigibility [ in-KAWR-i-juh'-buh'l-i-tee ][ noun ]MEANING :a situation where correction or reform is not possibleUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :He was fired by his bosses for his incorrigibility when his miscalculation cost the company 5 million dollars.
Veritable [ VER-i-tuh'-buh'l ][ adjective ]MEANING :genuine, real or not imaginaryUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :It took him two hours to prove to the police that he was a veritable actor from the Indian film industry.
Vanquish [ VANG-kwish ][ transitive verb ]MEANING :1. to conquer or overcome in battle 2. to defeat in a conquest, competition or conflict 3. to overpowerUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :The English vanquished the Indian rebellion during the war of 1857.
Waft [ waft, wahft ][ noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]MEANING :1. (tr.v.) to propel or cause to move gently on a buoyant medium 2. (intr.v.) to float or drift gently esp. on the air 3. (n.) one, like sound or odour, that can be perceived faintlyUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :We got the waft of the cake even through the closed door.
Vigorous [ VIG-er-uhs ][ adjective ]MEANING :1. energetic, robust or strong 2. done energetically and forcefullyUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :A vigorous shaking of the reactants is often required to bring about a chemical reaction.
Undermine [ uhn-der-MAHYN, UHN-der-mahyn ][ transitive verb ]MEANING :1. to weaken or attack by indirect or underhand means 2. dig or tunnel beneathUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :During the debate the speaker’s confidence was undermined by jeering from the back of the hall.
Foil [ foil ][ noun, transitive verb ]MEANING :1. (tr.v.) to frustrate, thwart or prevent from succeeding 2. (n.) a defeat 3. (n.) a thin sheet of metal that can be used to wrap foodUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :The police were unable to foil the robbery, which resulted in the demands for the resignation of the police inspector.