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Thursday, April 25, 2013

"V"... The Incredible Letter V #atozchallenge

This most incredible letter of the alphabet has to be one of the easiest letters to teach a child to write besides the letter Ii . The abundance of words you can form using this fast and funky letter is mind boggling.
Here is a plethora of V words for your scrabble collection ( created by daughters)
Venus
Verbs
Viscous
Viscous
Viscosity
Viper
Vapor
Vowels
Vat
Vampire
V
Victory
Vodka (don't ask me where they came up with that one)
Victorious
Vu
Velocity

Velociraptor




And from our favorite word an glossary site even more V words! http://phrontistery.info/v.html

Word Definition


  • vaccary   dairy or cow pasture
  • vaccimulgence cow milking
  • vaccine of, like or pertaining to cows; preparation conferring immunity to disease
  • vacillate fluctuate in opinion or resolution
  • vadelect servant; serving-man
  • vade-mecum ready reference manual regularly carried about
  • vadimony         bond or pledge given before a judge
  • vadose of, like or pertaining to underground water above the water table
  • vafrous cunning; sly
  • vagient crying like a baby
  • vagile having the ability to move about
  • vagility ability to succeed in the struggle for existence
  • vaginate sheathed; having a sheath
  • vagitus baby's cry or wail
  • vainglory idle boastfulness
  • vair          blue-grey squirrel fur; heraldic representation of blue and white rows
  • valance drapery hung along the edge of a bed, table or canopy
  • valence linen helmet-cover for armour
  • valenki warm Russian felt boots
  • valetudinarian of, like or pertaining to ill-health; anxious about health
  • valgus club-footed; bow-legged
  • vallate having a raised rim or rampart
  • vallation ridge or bank of earth used as fortification
  • vallecula groove or furrow
  • vallum rampart; wall of earth thrown up from a ditch
  • valorise to set a fixed arbitrary price
  • valuta comparative value of a currency
  • vandola stringed lute-like Spanish instrument
  • vaniloquence vain or foolish talk
  • vaporimeter instrument for measuring vapour pressure
  • vapulate to flog; to be flogged
  • vapulatory          of, like or pertaining to flogging
  • vara         unit of linear measure of between 33 and 43 inches
  • varec seaweed; kelp
  • varia         miscellany
  • varicella chicken pox
  • variegated        diverse and varied; having multi-coloured patches
  • varietal of, like or pertaining to a variety
  • varietist unorthodox person
  • variform of various forms
  • variola smallpox
  • variometer instrument for measuring magnetic declination
  • variorum including the notes of earlier scholars or editors
  • varsovienne polka-like Polish dance
  • varus pigeon-toed
  • vascular of, like or pertaining to fluid-carrying vessels
  • vasculature arrangement of blood vessels
  • vasculiform shaped like a small vase or flowerpot
  • vasculum botanist's collecting case
  • vasiferous          bearing a vessel or vas
  • vasiform shaped like a duct or vase
  • vastate to make immune
  • vastidity vastness; a vast extent
  • vatic         prophetic; oracular; inspired
  • vaticide killing or killer of a prophet
  • vaticinate prophesy; predict
  • vauclusian         of a spring in which water is expelled by artesian pressure
  • vavasour feudal noble who is both a liege and a vassal
  • vectigal of, like or pertaining to the paying of tribute or rent
  • vectitation          act of carrying or conveying
  • vedette mounted sentry stationed to watch for enemy
  • veduta panoramic view of a town
  • vegete vigorous
  • vegetivorous eating vegetables
  • veilleuse shaded night-lamp
  • velamentous of, like or pertaining to or like a membrane or sail
  • velarium awning over an auditorium
  • velate having a veil; veiled
  • velation act of veiling; secrecy
  • veliferous bearing a sail or membrane
  • velitation skirmish
  • velivolant flying with sails
  • velleity lowest degree of volition; slight wish
  • vellicate to twitch; to tickle or pinch
  • velociman hand-propelled tricycle
  • velocimeter instrument for measuring velocity
  • velocious with great speed
  • velocipede swift-footed; swift-footed person; old-fashioned bicycle
  • velometer          instrument for measuring speed of air
  • velour piled velvety cotton
  • veloutine velvety corded wool
  • velutinous          velvety; having a downy covering
  • velvetine cotton with silk pile
  • venal           of a type that may be bribed
  • venatic of, like or pertaining to hunting
  • venation arrangement of veins on a leaf or an insect's wing
  • venator huntsman; hunter
  • vendange grape harvest
  • vendible capable of being sold
  • vendicate to claim for oneself
  • venditation offering for sale
  • vendition sale
  • venefic acting by poison or potions or by sorcery
  • venenation poisoning
  • venencia instrument used to sample sherry from a cask
  • veneniferous carrying poison
  • venepuncture puncturing of a vein
  • venereology study of venereal disease
  • venerer gamekeeper; hunter
  • venerous lustful
  • venery pursuit of sexual gratification; hunting; pursuit of game
  • venesect to open a vein for blood-letting
  • venial pardonable; excusable
  • venigenous containing veins of metal or quartz
  • venireman juror
  • venography injecting radioactive material into veins for medical examination
  • venose veiny; veined
  • venous of, like or pertaining to veins
  • ventage finger-hole; small hole
  • ventana window
  • ventiduct ventilating pipe or passage
  • ventifact stone polished by wind-blown sand
  • ventorious           characterized by venturesomeness
  • ventose windy; flatulent; puffed up with conceit
  • ventral of, like or pertaining to the underside or the belly
  • ventricumbent lying on one's front or one's belly
  • ventriduct          to turn towards the belly
  • ventripotent with great capacity or appetite for food
  • venule small vein
  • veracious truthful; exact
  • verbalism undue attention to words alone
  • verbatim word for word
  • verberate to beat
  • verbicide destroying the meaning of a word
  • verbid non-finite part of a verb
  • verbigeration morbid and purposeless repetition of certain words
  • verbile one whose mental processes are stimulated by words
  • verbomania craze for words
  • verderer officer in charge of royal forests
  • verdigris greenish copper coating
  • verdure greenness; health and vigour
  • verecund modest; shy
  • verger church usher and attendant
  • vergiform shaped like a rod
  • verglas film of ice on rock
  • veridical veracious; genuine; truthful
  • veridicous         truthful
  • verily truly; certainly; confidently
  • verism artistic preference of the everyday to the legendary
  • verjuice sour juice of unripe fruit
  • vermeil bright red; scarlet; vermilion
  • vermeology study of worms
  • vermian like a worm
  • vermicide killing of worms
  • vermicular         of, like or pertaining to worms
  • vermiculous wormy
  • vermiform          shaped like a worm
  • vermifugal          expelling worms
  • vermigerous bearing, containing or infested with worms
  • vermigrade creeping like a worm
  • vermilion bright red
  • vermivorous eating worms
  • vernal of, like or pertaining to spring
  • vernalize to make springlike; to freshen
  • vernicle cloth with image of Christ's face impressed upon it
  • vernicose brightly polished or varnished
  • vernissage   varnishing-day
  • vernition varnishing
  • verricule tuft of hairs or bristles
  • verruca wart
  • verruciform shaped like a wart; wartlike
  • verrucose warty
  • versability         aptness to be turned around
  • versal ornamental letter at beginning of section
  • versant general slope of a mountain
  • versicle short verse in church service normally followed by response
  • versicoloured diversely or changeably coloured
  • versicular of or in verse
  • versiform changing in form
  • verst           unit of distance equal to approximately 2/3 of a mile
  • versus against; in contrast to
  • versute crafty; wily
  • vert          the heraldic colour green
  • verticil whorl
  • verticillated whorled
  • verticity power of turning
  • vertiginous of, like or pertaining to vertigo; dizzy; giddy
  • vervel ring for a hawk's jess
  • vervelle decorated connector between helmet and mail of suit of armour
  • vesical of, like or pertaining to the bladder
  • vesicant blistering
  • vesicate to blister
  • vespacide substance or person who kills wasps
  • vespal of, like or pertaining to wasps
  • vespers prayer service held in early evening
  • vespertinal of, like or pertaining to the evening
  • vespiary wasp's nest
  • vespine of, like or pertaining to hornets or wasps
  • vespoid wasp-like
  • vesta          wax-stemmed match
  • vestiary robing-room; cloakroom; of, like or pertaining to clothes
  • vestibule entrance-hall
  • vestiture clothes; covering; coat
  • vestry priest's dressing room
  • vesturer keeper of vestments
  • vesuvian smoker's slow-burning match
  • vesuviate to erupt; to burst with heat
  • vetanda forbidden things
  • vetitive having the power to veto
  • vettura carriage, cab or car
  • vexillary standard-bearer; pertaining to regimental colours or flags
  • vexillology          study of flags
  • viaggiatory traveling frequently
  • viameter instrument for measuring revolutions of a wheel
  • viatecture          construction of roads and bridges
  • viatical of, like or pertaining to roads or travel
  • viaticum money or provisions for journey; Eucharist for a dying person
  • viator traveller; wayfarer
  • vibraslap modern percussion instrument with rod and ball
  • vibratile capable of vibratory motion
  • vibrissa tactile bristle such as cat's whisker; bristly hair
  • vibrograph instrument for recording vibrations
  • vibrometer instrument for measuring vibrations
  • vibronic of or caused by electronic vibration
  • vicarial of, like or pertaining to a vicar or delegate
  • vice          in place of; rather than
  • vicegerent          acting in place of another; having delegated authority
  • vicegod hostile appellation applied to the Pope
  • vicenary based on the number twenty
  • vicennial occurring every twenty years
  • vicereine wife of a viceroy
  • vicinage neighbourhood; residents in a neighbourhood
  • vicinal neighboring; local
  • victimology study of victims
  • victoria light open two-seated four-wheeled carriage
  • victualler one who operates a pub or eatery
  • vicuna fabric made from wool of the vicuna, a small ruminant
  • videlicet to wit; namely
  • videndum thing to be seen
  • videtur it seems
  • vidimus attested copy; inspection of accounts
  • viduage widowhood; widows collectively
  • viduity widowhood
  • viduous widowed; empty
  • vigesimal based on the number twenty
  • vigia         danger warning on a chart
  • vigneron vine-grower
  • vigorish percentage of gambler's winnings taken by bookkeeper
  • vigoro team sport combining cricket and baseball
  • vilipend to despise; to make light of; to disparage mockingly
  • villanelle poem consisting of five tercets and a quatrain
  • villar        of, like or pertaining to a manor or village
  • villatic rural; of, like or pertaining to a villa
  • villeggiatura a stay in the country
  • villiform of the form or shape of velvet
  • villose velvety
  • villus        soft velvety hair or fur
  • vimen long thin branch or twig
  • vimineous       with long flexible shoots
  • vinaceous wine-coloured
  • vinal         of or due to wine
  • vincible that may be overcome
  • vincular connective
  • vindemial of, like or pertaining to the vintage
  • vindemiate to gather grapes or other fruit
  • vineatic of, like or pertaining to vines
  • vinew to make or become mouldy
  • vinewed mouldy; musty
  • vinification   process of fermenting wine
  • vinolent addicted to wine
  • vinology scientific study of vines and winemaking
  • vinous deep red; burgundy
  • vinous like wine; pertaining to wine; wine-coloured
  • violaceous         violet-coloured
  • violatic flying about
  • viperiform         shaped like a snake or viper
  • viperine of, like or pertaining to vipers
  • viperous of, like, or pertaining to vipers; treacherous; venomous
  • viraginous         suggestive of a loud overbearing woman
  • virago manlike or heroic woman
  • virason sea breeze
  • virelay old French poem with refrain and unusual rhyming scheme
  • virescent becoming green or greenish; of a greenish colour
  • virgal composed of twigs
  • virgate old unit of land area usually equal to 30 acres or 1/4 hide
  • virgate rodlike; twiggy
  • virgule slanting line; solidus; "/"
  • viricide killing of viruses; killing of men or of husbands
  • virid          green
  • viridarium          Roman garden
  • viridian chrome green
  • viridigenous producing greenness
  • viridity greenness; freshness
  • virilescence development of male character in the female
  • virilia          male reproductive organs
  • viripotent fit for a husband; marriageable
  • virology study of viruses
  • virose poisonous; foul
  • virucide killing of viruses
  • viruliferous bearing or containing a virus
  • vis         force; power
  • visagist expert in facial make-up
  • visard mask or visor
  • vis-a-vis light carriage with seats facing one another
  • visceral of the organs of the body
  • viscid semi-fluid; sticky; glutinous; viscous
  • viscometer instrument for measuring viscosity
  • visibilia things that are seen
  • visile          of, like or pertaining to sight; learning easily by sight
  • visiogenic suitable for transmission by television
  • visitador official visitor or inspector
  • visive of, like or pertaining to sight; visual; able to see or be seen
  • visometer instrument for measuring focal length of the eye
  • vitalism the doctrine that there is a vital force behind life
  • vitative concerned with the preservation of life
  • vitellary bright yellow
  • vitelligenous producing yolk
  • vitellus yolk of an egg
  • vitiate impair quality of; make invalid; spoil; make impure
  • viticetum plantation of vines; vineyard
  • viticolous living on vines
  • viticulture          vine-growing
  • vitiferous bearing vines
  • vitilitigation vexatious wrangling
  • vitrage thin curtain for windows or glazed doors
  • vitrail stained glass
  • vitrescent tending to become glass
  • vitrescible  able to be turned into glass
  • vitrics glassy materials; glassware; study of glassware
  • vitrifaction       process of converting into glass
  • vitrifacture          glassblowing
  • vitriform of the form or shape of glass
  • vitrine glass display case
  • vitriolic caustic or hostile
  • vitta band or stripe of colour on an animal or plant
  • vittate striped lengthwise
  • vitular of, like or pertaining to a calf or to calving
  • vituline of, like or pertaining to calves or veal
  • vituperation abuse; rejection
  • vivandière         female camp follower who supplies provisions
  • vivarium artificial enclosure for keeping live animals
  • vivat           long live
  • vivency vitality
  • viverrine of, like or pertaining to civets and mongoose
  • viverrine of, like or pertaining to the civet
  • vivers food; eatables
  • viviparous          producing live young
  • vivisepulture practice of burying people alive
  • vizard mask
  • vocabularian of, like or pertaining to vocabulary
  • vocative indicating calling or personal address
  • vocicultural of, like or pertaining to voice training
  • vociferant clamorous
  • vociferate to cry out with a loud voice; to bawl
  • vocoid vowel-like
  • voicespondence correspondence by means of recorded oral messages
  • voided of a heraldic charge, having the inner part cut away
  • voile         soft fine sheer fabric
  • voiturier driver of a carriage or coach
  • voivode leader of an army; provincial governor
  • volable nimble-witted
  • volacious apt or fit to fly
  • volage giddy; flighty; fickle
  • volant flying; able to fly; of a heraldic bird, with wings extended
  • volar        of, like or pertaining to the palm or the sole; of, like or pertaining to flight
  • volary aviary
  • volation ability to fly
  • volcanology study of volcanoes
  • volens consenting to a course of action which requires risk
  • volery place for aircraft repair
  • volet         short veil worn at the back of the head
  • volitant flying; flitting; fluttering; moving about
  • volitation flying; flight
  • volitient willing
  • volitive of, like or pertaining to the will
  • volitive expressing desire or permission
  • volitorial able to fly
  • volplane to glide through the air
  • volta         old leaping dance
  • voltameter        instrument for measuring electrical current indirectly
  • voltigeur lightly armed skirmisher
  • voltinism breeding rhythm; brood frequency
  • voltmeter instrument for measuring electrical potential
  • voluble fluent in speech; too fluent or glib
  • volucrine of, like or pertaining to birds; bird-like
  • volumenometer instrument for measuring volume of a solid
  • volumeter         instrument for measuring volume of a liquid or gas
  • voluminal of, like or pertaining to volume or cubic capacity
  • voluntarism belief that the will dominates the intellect
  • voluptuary        sensualist; person fond of luxury
  • volupty sexual pleasure
  • volutation       action of rolling; turning; wallowing
  • voluted in spiral form
  • volution revolving movement; convolution; whorl
  • volvelle instrument like an astrolabe used by doctors for astrology
  • vomiturition violent retching
  • voraginous of, like or pertaining to a whirlpool; voracious
  • vorago gulf; chasm; abyss
  • vorant devouring
  • vorpal keen; deadly
  • vortical of, like or pertaining to a vortex; whirling
  • vorticist painter who expresses complexity of machinery through art
  • vorticity amount of vortical motion in a fluid
  • vortoscope device using mirrors to produce abstract photographs
  • votation action of voting
  • votive given by vow; consisting of a vow or wish
  • voussoir wedge-like stone forming part of an arch
  • vraisemblance verisimilitude
  • vug         small cavity in a rock
  • volcanology study of volcanoes
  • vulgo commonly; popularly
  • vulgus the common people; schoolboy Latin composition
  • vulnerary healing wounds
  • vulnerate to wound
  • vulnerose wounded
  • vulpecular         of, like or pertaining to a young fox
  • vulpicide killing of a fox
  • vulpine of, like or pertaining to foxes; cunning
  • vulsella forceps with toothed blades
  • vulturine rapacious; of, like or pertaining to a vulture
  • vulvar of, like or pertaining to or resembling the vulva
  • vulviform shaped like an oval or a vulva
Enjoy these V's and the next time you will blow your friends away at scrabble or Words With Friends!! 

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