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vilify to speak ill of; denounce; defame.
villa a country house or estate, esp. a large and luxurious one.
village a small town or community, usu. in a rural area. [2 definitions]
villager one who lives in a village.
villain a vile or evil person; scoundrel. [4 definitions]
villainous of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a villain; wicked or malicious. [2 definitions]
villainy the behavior or attitudes of a villain; wickedness, cruelty, or malice. [2 definitions]
-ville city, town, or village.
villein in the feudal system, one who was a serf to his lord but had the rights and legal status of a freeman otherwise.
villus any hairlike process on certain mucous membranes of the body that absorb nutrients, secrete mucus, or exchange materials, as in the small intestine or the mammalian placenta. [2 definitions]
Vilnius the capital of Lithuania.
vim liveliness and enthusiasm; vitality; energy.
vin (French) wine.
vinaceous of, relating to, or resembling wine or grapes. [2 definitions]
vinaigrette a small bottle or box with a perforated lid for holding smelling salts or the like. [3 definitions]
vinaigrette sauce a cold, savory sauce or dressing made from vinegar or lemon juice, oil, and seasonings such as mustard or herbs, and used esp. on salads; vinaigrette dressing.
Vincent's angina a bacterial disease characterized by ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth, tonsils, and pharynx; trench mouth.
Vincent Van Gogh a Dutch painter (b.1853--d.1890).
vincible capable of being defeated or vanquished.
vindicable able to be justified or vindicated.
vindicate to free from an accusation, suspicion, or doubt by indisputable proof. [2 definitions]