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Vacillate

waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation

Usage

His tendency to vacillate makes him a poor leader.

vacillate

Vacuous

empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity

Usage

The vacuous remarks of the politician annoyed the audience, who had hoped to hear more than empty platitudes.

vacuous
Mnemonic

Vacuum

Vagabond

wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp

Usage

He had lived as a vagabond, begging for food

vagabond
Mnemonic

James Bond the spy, does not live at one permanent place and is always seen wandering all over the world.

Vagary

capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander

Usage

She followed every vagary of fashion; The vagaries of weather

vagary
Mnemonic

Vagary of Vague things. Vagary of agary vagary thing

Vagrant

homeless wanderer

Usage

He tried to study, but could not collect his vagrant thoughts

vagrant

Vain

full of self-admiration; conceited; without result; unsuccessful; N. vanity

Vainglorious

boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity

Usage

She was a vainglorious and arrogant individual

vainglorious
Mnemonic

Vain + Glorious All glorious achievements of Vainglorious are in vain as he always boast about them

Valediction

saying farewell; expression of leave-taking

Valedictory

pertaining to farewell; N: farewell address (esp. at graduation exercises)

Usage

He making his valedictory address after two years as chairman

valedictory
Mnemonic

Valediction comes from validity i.e. expiry of sth, which is the end or pertaining to a farewell. Vale – Farewell Dict – Speak

Valid

logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport

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