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Word Book V - 1

value [(1) the quality of being useful, important or desired; (2) the amount of money that could be received if something is sold]  

His greatest value is honesty. (1)

The value of their house rose 50 percent in two years. (2)

vegetable [a plant grown for food]  

She is healthy because she eats lots of vegetables and exercises every day.

vehicle [(1) anything on or in which a person or thing can travel or be transported, especially anything on wheels; (2) a car or truck]  

This area is closed to all vehicles. (1)

We pay a tax based on the value of each vehicle we own. (2)

version [the form of something with different details than earlier or later forms]  

Are you using the latest version of that computer program?

very [extremely]  

He was very late.

veto [to reject or refuse to approve]  

The President promised to veto the bill if Congress passes it.

vicious [(1) bad; (2) dangerous; (3) showing harm or hate]  

They had a vicious argument about money. (1)

That vicious dog has bitten several people. (2)

He made some vicious statements about the President. (3)

victim [(1) someone or something that is injured, killed or made to suffer; (2) someone who is tricked]  

The victim never saw the vicious person who struck her. (1)

The victim trusted the woman who took her money. (2)

victory [a success in a fight or competition] 

The little school won its first basketball victory in two years.

village [a very small town]  

Many villages are dying as people move to towns and cities.

violate [(1) to fail to obey or honor; (2) to break (an agreement)]  

He violated laws against making illegal drugs. (1)

He violated the loan agreement by making payments late. (2)

violence [the use of force to cause injury, death or damage]  

She said parents are concerned about violence in the schools.

visit [to go to or come to a place for a short time for friendly or business reasons]  

The President will visit Japan next month.

voice [the sound made by creatures, especially humans, for speaking]

She has a nice voice for speaking.

volcano [a hill or mountain around a hole in the earth's surface that can explode, sending hot, melted rock and ash into the air]  

Many volcanoes are active and could explode suddenly.

vote [(1) to choose a candidate in an election; (2) a choice or decision expressed by the voice, by hand or by writing]  

Americans vote in national elections every two years. (1)

Officials hope to reduce mistakes in votes by replacing old voting systems with new and better ones. (2)

Word Book

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Word Book V - 1

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