Tuesday, March 22, 2011

English One-Word Vocabulary (U - Z)

(U)
Ultimatum
Final settlement of terms, rejection of which may lead to conflict.
Unanimous
Being of one mind and agreeing in opinion
Unintelligible
Incapable of being understood.
Utopia
An imaginary and ideal state which is perfect
Uxorious
Excessively fond of one’s wife.
(V)
Vagabond
Having no fixed habitation
Vegetarian
One who feeds on vegetables only
Verbatim
Word for word
Verbose
Full of words
Versatile
Capable of dealing with many subjects
Vesper
Evening prayer in a church
Veteran
One who has long experience in any service, especially in war.
Woluntary
One’s own free will.
Vulnerable
Liable to attack or injury.
(W)
Widow
A woman whose husband has died.
Widower
A man whose wife has died.
(Y)
Yearling
An animal more than one and less than two years old.
Yolk
The yellow part of an egg.
Youth
State of being young, early life.
(Z)
Zealot
Uncompromising or extremely fanatic person.
Zionist
A Jew who believes that Palestine is for the Jews only
Zoology
Science of animals.

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