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valerian any of various plants bearing dense clusters of white, pink, red, or purple flowers and having a root that is used for medicinal purposes. [2 definitions]
valet a manservant who attends to the personal needs of his employer, such as getting that person properly dressed. [5 definitions]
valetudinarian a person confined or incapacitated by poor health; invalid. [4 definitions]
valetudinary a valetudinarian.
Valhalla in Scandinavian mythology, the hall where Odin receives and enshrines the heroes who have died bravely in battle.
valiant showing or characterized by courage in both spirit and action; brave; heroic. [3 definitions]
valid equitable; just. [4 definitions]
validate to prove valid or acceptable; verify. [2 definitions]
validation the act or process of proving or confirming (something) to be valid or acceptable. [2 definitions]
validity the quality or condition of being valid.
valine an amino acid, essential in the diet of humans and other animals, that is found in proteins.
valise a small piece of hand luggage.
Valium trademark name for diazepam, a tranquilizing drug that relaxes the muscles and relieves anxiety and depression.
Valkyrie in Scandinavian mythology, any of the maidens who bring dead battle heroes to Valhalla and attend them there.
Valletta the seaport capital of Malta.
valley a long area of relatively low elevation, often having a stream bed at the bottom, surrounded by mountains or hills. [2 definitions]
valor boldness in facing danger; courage; bravery.
valorize to fix or maintain the price of (a commodity), esp. by a government, as by buying up a commodity at a fixed price or by making special loans to the producers.
valorous having or showing bravery; valiant; courageous.
Valsalva maneuver forced breathing out with the mouth and nose closed, so as to restore normal pressure in the ears.
valse (French) waltz.