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vaginal of or relating to the vagina.
vaginate having a vagina or sheath. [2 definitions]
vaginismus a painful spasm or muscle contraction of the vagina.
vaginitis inflammation of the vagina.
vagotomy the surgical cutting of the vagus nerve, done to reduce the secretion of acid in the stomach, esp. to relieve a peptic ulcer.
vagrancy the condition of being a vagrant, or a vagrant's conduct and way of living. [3 definitions]
vagrant one who lacks a permanent home and wanders from place to place; nomad; tramp. [5 definitions]
vague inexact, unclear, or indistinct in form or character. [3 definitions]
vagus either one of the tenth and longest pair of cranial nerves that innervate the ear, larynx, pharynx, esophagus, heart, lungs, and most abdominal organs.
vain not leading to a desirable or lasting effect; futile; fruitless. [4 definitions]
vainglorious excessively proud or vain; filled with vainglory. [2 definitions]
vainglory excessive pride in one's own appearance, abilities, or achievements; vanity. [2 definitions]
Vaishnava in Hinduism, a sect that is devoted to Vishnu, or a member of this sect.
Vaisya a member of the Hindu caste of farmers and businesspersons.
valance a short decorative piece of drapery placed across the top of a table, canopy, bed frame, or the like. [2 definitions]
vale1 a valley.
vale2 (Latin) farewell; good-bye.
valediction the act of saying farewell. [3 definitions]
valedictorian a student, usu. the one ranking highest academically, who delivers a speech on behalf of the graduating class at a school or college commencement. [2 definitions]
valedictory on or pertaining to an occasion of saying farewell. [2 definitions]
valence in chemistry, the quality that determines the number of atoms or chemical groups with which a given atom can form simultaneous covalent bonds. [2 definitions]