1. transient
    passing esp. quickly in and out of existence; transitory
  2. transmute
    to change or alter in form, appearance, or nature, esp. to a higher form
  3. travesty
    1. burlesque translation or imitation usually grotesquely incongruous in style or treatment 2. a debased distorted, or grossly inferior imitation
  4. tremulous
    1. affected w/ timidity; timorous 2. exceedingly sensitive; easily shaken or disordered.
  5. trenchant
    1. keen, sharp 2. vigorously effective and articulate; also caustic 3. sharply perceptive; penetrating, clear-cut
  6. truculent
    feeling or displaying ferocity; cruel, savage 2. deadly, destructive 3. scathingly harsh; vitriolic 4. aggressively self-assertive; belligerent
  7. turgid
    1. being in a state of distension; swollen, tumid 2. excessively embellished in style or language; bombastic, pompous
  8. turpitude
    inherent baseness; depravity
  9. ubiquitous
    existing or being everywhere at the same time; widespread
  10. umbrage
    1. shade, shadow 2. indistinct indication; hint, suspicion 3. feeling of pique or resentment at some often fancied slight or insult.
  11. unctuous
    1. fatty, oily; smooth and greasy in texture or appearance 2. full of unction; revealing or marked by a smug ingratiating and false earnestness or spirituality
  12. undulate
    adj. having a wavy surface or edge v. to form or move in waves; fluctuate
  13. upbraid
    1. to criticize severely, find fault with 2. to reproach severely, scold
  14. vehemently
    marked by forceful energy; powerful. intensely emotional
  15. utilitarian
    of, relating or aspiring to usefulness
  16. vacillate
    to sway through lack of equilibrium; oscillate. to waver in mind, will, or feeling
  17. vacuous
    1. emptied or lacking content 2. marked by lack of ideas or intelligence 3. devoid of serious occupation, idle
  18. vapid
    lacking liveliness, tang, briskness; flat, dull
  19. variegated
    having discrete markings of different colors; diversified
  20. veneer
    superficial or deceptively attractive appearance, display, or effect
  21. venerable
    calling forth respect through age, character and attainments; conveying an impression of aged goodness and benevolence
  22. venerate
    to regard w/ reverential respect of admiring deference
  23. veracity
    1. devotion to the truth 2. power of conveying or perceiving the truth 3. conforming w/ truth or fact 4. something true
  24. verdant
    1. green in tint or color; green w/ growing plants 2. unripe in experience or judgment; green
  25. vestige
    trace, mark or visible sign left by something
  26. vicarious
    1. serving instead of someone or something else 2. performed or suffered by one person as a substitute for another or to the other's benefit or advantage 3. experienced or realized through imaginative or sympathetic participation in the experience of another.
  27. vicissitude
    quality of being changeable; mutability 2. favorable or unfavorable event or situation that occurs by chance; a difficulty of life, career, or an action that is beyond one's control
  28. vigilant
    watchful, alert of danger
  29. vilify
    to lower in estimation or importance; to utter slanderous and abusive statements against
  30. vindicate
    • 1. avenge 2. to free from allegation or blame 3. defend
    • vindictive
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