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Venus in Roman mythology, the goddess of love and beauty; Aphrodite. [2 definitions]
Venusian of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the planet Venus. [2 definitions]
Venus's-flytrap a swamp plant of the southeastern United States having leaves with two lobes that close like a trap when the sensitive hairs on them are touched, as by an insect.
Venus Williams U.S. professional tennis player, who in 1998 set a Guinness World Record for serving the fastest ball in the history of women's tennis (205 km/h, or 127.4 mph); born Venus Ebone Starr Williams (b. 1980).
veracious habitually speaking the truth; honest; truthful. [2 definitions]
veracity adherence to truthfulness; honesty. [3 definitions]
veranda a large porch attached to a house, usu. roofed, often partially enclosed, and used esp. for social activities.
verb in grammar, a word that communicates a state of being or an action and that usu. has inflected forms to indicate tense, voice, mood, or agreement with a subject or object.
verbal of or relating to words. [5 definitions]
verbalism a verbal expression; word or phrase. [3 definitions]
verbalist a person who uses words skillfully. [2 definitions]
verbalization the act or process, or an instance, of expressing something in words, especially spoken words.
verbalize to express (something) by using words, esp. spoken words.
verbal noun a noun that is derived from a verb; gerund, such as "driving" in "He hates driving," or infinitive, such as "to swim" in "She loves to swim".
verbatim using exactly the same words; word for word. [2 definitions]
verbena one of a group of plants that usu. have square stems and opposite leaves, and that bear spikes of colorful flowers.
verbiage more words than necessary; wordiness.
verbless combined form of verb.
verbose using or characterized by many or superfluous words; wordy.
verboten (German) strictly prohibited; forbidden.
verb phrase in grammar, either a phrase that includes a verb with auxiliary verbs, such as "had been crying," or one that includes a verb and adverb, such as "give up".