2. VirileDefinition: Characteristics of a man.
Usage: He thought of himself as a virile young man and put on a haughty manner whenever he met young ladies at parties.
3. WangleDefinition: To get something that you want by persuading someone or by tricking them.
Usage: He tried to wangle a free meal from the chef by praising his dishes over enthusiastically.
4. VisageDefinition: A person's face.
Usage: The serious visage of the judge concealed a great sense of humour that lurked beneath.
5. VicariousDefinition: (Experience) Derived through putting oneself in the position of the
one being imagined.
Usage: Films were her passion and she derived vicarious pleasure imagining herself as one of the characters on screen.
6. VassalDefinition: (Feudalistic) Lessee of a land owned by a superior.
Usage: The landlord demanded that his vassals pay more in taxes than the prevalent rate.
7. UmbrageDefinition: Offence or annoyance , shade or shadow, especially as cast by trees.
Usage: She had no sense of humour and took umbrage at the slightest remark which makes even the slightest fun of her.
8. UndulatingDefinition: Having a wavy outline or appearance.
Usage: The cheering squad egged their team on with an undulating display of swaying arms and loud cheers.
9. UntrammelledDefinition: Not restrained.
Usage: Her parents were unable to come to terms with her lifestyle which was untrammelled by the regular norms of society and disowned her.
10. UpshotDefinition: The final result or outcome ; the central idea or point.
Usage: The upshot of the boxing match was that the reigning champion was defeated by the new player in minutes.
11. ThrongDefinition: A crowd of people.
Usage: He was met by a throng of journalists and photographers.
12. TitterDefinition: Nervous laughter.
Usage: Though she looked calm and poised at the meeting her constant titter gave away her nervousness at meeting the chairperson.
13. GistDefinition: The main or general meaning of a piece of writing, a speech, or a conversation.
Usage: I missed the beginning of the lecture-can you give me the gist of what he said?
14. AccostDefinition: Be first to approach and speak.
Usage: She got extremely agitated when the salesman accosted her as she was window shopping and pressing product on her.
15. AcidulousDefinition: Faintly sour or acid-like.
Usage: She never had any complimentary comment to make; they were always acidulous and sarcastic.