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vexing causing vexation; irritating; perplexing.
VFW abbreviation of "Veterans of Foreign Wars."
VHF abbreviation of "very high frequency," any radio frequency ranging between thirty and three hundred megahertz.
VHS abbreviation of "video home system."
VI abbreviation of "Virgin Islands," a group of islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico, comprising a territory of the United States and a colony of Great Britain.
via traveling through; by way of. [2 definitions]
viable capable of germinating, growing, or developing, as a living organism or social organization. [3 definitions]
viaduct a road or passageway built on a series of short spans or arches over a valley or lower routes.
vial a small, sometimes stoppered bottle of glass or plastic used for small amounts of liquid medicine, chemicals, perfume, or the like.
via media (Latin) a middle way; compromise between two extremes.
viand an article of food, esp. a delicacy. [2 definitions]
viaticum communion given to someone on the brink of death. [2 definitions]
vibe (often pl.; slang) an emotional quality believed to be detectable in a person or thing by intuition; vibration.
vibes (informal) vibraphone; vibraharp.
vibist a musician who plays the vibraphone.
vibraharp see "vibraphone."
vibrancy the quality or appearance of being full of energy; liveliness.
vibrant full of energy or constant activity as if vibrating or pulsing. [3 definitions]
vibraphone a percussion instrument similar to a marimba but with metal instead of wooden bars and electrically operated resonators that sustain the tone and produce a vibrato.
vibrate to move back and forth very rapidly and steadily; oscillate. [6 definitions]
vibratile of, pertaining to, or characterized by vibration. [3 definitions]