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variety change or difference; diversity. [3 definitions]
various of many different kinds; diverse. [2 definitions]
varnish a liquid that is brushed on wood or other surfaces to protect them with a hard, shiny coat. [2 definitions]
vary to change; to make different. [4 definitions]
vase an open container of glass or pottery that is usually taller than it is wide. A vase is used as a decoration or to hold cut flowers.
vassal a person in the Middle Ages who was given the use of land in return for loyalty and service to a lord.
vast very large in size or area. [2 definitions]
vat a very large barrel, tub, or tank, used for holding liquids.
Vatican City a small, independent state within the city of Rome, Italy. Vatican City is ruled by the pope of the Catholic Church.
vault1 an arch made of stone, brick, or concrete that forms a roof or ceiling. [3 definitions]
vault2 to jump, leap, or spring over, using the hands or a pole as a support. [2 definitions]
VCR an abbreviation for videocassette recorder.
veal the flesh of a calf, used as meat.
veer to change direction; turn quickly.
vegetable a plant or part of a plant, such as carrots, beans, or lettuce, that is used for food. [4 definitions]
vegetarian a person who eats no meat or fish but only vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains. [3 definitions]
vegetation plants or plant life in a particular place.
vehicle something used to carry and move people or things. [2 definitions]
veil a thin piece of cloth worn over the head, shoulders, and face. A veil is used as a decoration, or to hide a person's face. [3 definitions]
vein a small vessel that carries blood to the heart. [3 definitions]
Velcro a trademark for a device that fastens using strips of nylon tape. One strip is covered with tiny hooks that attach to another strip with tiny loops. Velcro is used on clothing and many other items.