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vulgarian an obscene, unrefined, or pretentious person, esp. a rich one who displays a lack of taste, culture, or restraint.
vulgarism an instance of coarse, unrefined, or obscene behavior; vulgarity. [2 definitions]
vulgarity an act, utterance, condition, or quality that offends good taste, manners, and propriety.
vulgarize to make unrefined, base, or obscene. [2 definitions]
Vulgar Latin the common, spoken language of the ancient Romans, from which the Romance languages developed; popular Latin as distinct from literary Latin.
Vulgate the Latin translation of the Bible prepared by St. Jerome in the late fourth century and used by the Roman Catholic Church as its official biblical text. [3 definitions]
vulnerability the state of being vulnerable. [2 definitions]
vulnerable being capable of being hurt or injured; having weakness. [3 definitions]
vulpine of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a fox. [2 definitions]
vulture any of various large hawklike birds that feed on dead animals and usu. have dark feathers and a naked head. [2 definitions]
vulva the external female genital organs of mammals.
vying that competes or contends; that vies. [2 definitions]
W1 symbol of the chemical element tungsten.
W2 abbreviation of "west." [2 definitions]
W3 abbreviation of "work."
W4 abbreviation of "watt," or "watts," a unit of electrical power equal to the current of one ampere produced by the electromotive force of one volt, or to one joule per second.
w the twenty-third letter of the English alphabet.
w.1 abbreviation of "with."
w.2 abbreviation of "width," the length or extent of something from one side to the other; breadth.
WA abbreviation of "Washington," a northwestern U.S. state on the Pacific between Canada and Oregon; Washington State.
Wac a member of the Women's Army Corps, a branch of the U.S. Army (acronym for "Women's Army Corps").