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vice1

vice1

 
 
pronunciation:
vaIs
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: wicked, evil, or criminal behavior.
The police tried to get rid of vice in the neighborhood.
antonyms:
virtue
similar words:
crime, foulness, sin
definition 2: a slight personal fault or weakness.
Her vice is eating too much chocolate.
synonyms:
flaw, shortcoming
antonyms:
virtue
similar words:
defect, deficiency, weakness
derivation: viceless (adj.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word vise (a gripping tool)? Vice and vise sound alike but have different meanings.