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vine a plant having a long, thin, woody stem that climbs up a support or creeps along the ground.
vinegar a sour liquid formed when wine, cider, or malt ferments. It is used to flavor or preserve food.
vineyard an area where grapes are farmed.
vinyl a tough, shiny plastic made from a resin. Phonograph records, floor coverings, and water pipes are some things that are made of vinyl.
viola a musical instrument that looks like a violin. It has four strings and is larger than a violin but smaller than a cello.
violate to break or fail to keep. [2 definitions]
violence a strong force that can harm or damage. [2 definitions]
violent acting with great force or ill will. [3 definitions]
violet the color of purple violets; the last color in the color spectrum. [2 definitions]
violin a musical instrument with four strings and no frets. It is held between the chin and shoulder and is played with a bow.
viper a poisonous snake with long, hollow fangs.
virgin (capitalized) Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ. [2 definitions]
Virginia a state in the southern United States on the Atlantic Coast. Its capital is Richmond. (abbreviated: VA)
Virgin Islands a group of islands in the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea. Part of the Virgin Islands belongs to the United States, and part belongs to the United Kingdom.
Virgo a constellation located between Leo and Libra. Virgo is also called the Virgin. [3 definitions]
virtual not actually being true or real, but seeming to be, or having the same result as if true or real.
virtual reality a space created by software such as a computer game that resembles the physical world in sight and sound; cyberspace.
virtue right action or thoughts; goodness. [3 definitions]
virus a tiny organism that can reproduce only in living cells. Viruses cause disease in humans, animals, and plants. [3 definitions]
vise a tool used to grip objects. Vises have two jaws that are opened and closed by a lever or screw.
visible able to be seen. [2 definitions]