1 – VENGEANCE – the feeling of wanting to do something bad to another person because he or she did something bad to oneself or one’s family. If anyone tried to harm Jim’s children, Jim would not hesitate to get vengeance.
2 – VALUATION – an assessment of the value of something; a determination of how much money something is worth. How much do square footage and the number of bedrroms affect the valuation of a new home?
3 – VOUCHER – a piece of paper that can be exchanged for money, things, services, or benefits. As a promotion, the new store is giving out vouchers for a free TV for the first 10 people who walk into the store on the day it opens.
4 – TO VANISH – to disappear sudenly and completely; to no longer be seen or heard. The magician held up a rabbit and then made it vanish.
5 – VIRUS – a microscopic (too small to be seen) agent that can reproduce only inside the cell of a living host (plant or animal), including one that can cause illness. Most often, the flu is caused by a virus, so an antibiotic can’t help to cure the problem.