V – Victor

Value

  • the regard that something is held to deserve the importance, worth or usefulness of something.
  • principles of standards of behaviour; one’s judgement of what is important in life.

Variety

  • the quality or state of being different or diverse, the abscense of uniformity or monotomy.
  • a number or collection of different things or people.

Vernacular

  • the language or dialect spoken by the original (ordinary) people of a country or region.
  • architecture concerned with domestic and function rather than public or monumental buildings.

Virtue

  • behaviour showing high moral standards.
  • goodness; righteousness.
  • conformity to a standard of right.
  • manly strength, or courage ; praiseworthy.

Vitaliting ( ize)

  • given strength and energy to.
  • make more lively.
  • fortify, make stronger and stronger.

Vocabulary

  • the body of words used in a particular language.
  • a range of artistic or stylistic forms, techniques or movements.
  • all the words known and used by a person.

Vocation

  • a strong feeling of suitability for a particular career or occupation.
  • a person’s employment or main occupation, especially regarded as worthy and requiring dedication.
  • a trade of profession.

Voluntary

  • done, given, or acting of one’s own free will.
  • working; done or maintained without payment.
  • a special performance left to the performer’s choice.
  • implies freedom and spontaneity of choice or actoin without external compulsion.
  • intentional, deliberate, willing mean done or brought about one’s own will – without being forced or influenced.

Vanity

  • excessive pride in or admiration of one’s own appearance or achievements.
  • the quality of being worthless or futile.
  • you are too interested in your appearance and achievements.
  • having a ridiculous amount of pride : apply to conceited persons with exxagerated self – opinions.
  • the world as having no ultimate meaning (philosophy.)
  • the meaning of emptiness and lacking reality.
  • Bathroom Cabinet

Victorian Architecture

  • refers to the styles that emerged in the period between 1830 -1910 during the reign of Queen Victoria : Gothic revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, Stick Style.
  • describing the intricate, fancy detailing that can be found on any number of VA styles.
  • is light and airy aesthetic of furniture and architects.

Vision

  • seeing a future state with the mind’s eye. Vision is applied imagination. All things are created twice : first a mental creation – , second a physical creation. The first creation, vision, is the beginning of the process of reinventing oneself or of an organisation reinventing itself. It represents desire, dreams, hopes, goals and plans. But these dreams or visions are not just fantasies. They are reality not yet brought into the physical sphere, like the blueprint of a house before it is built or music notes in a score just waiting to be played.
  • ability to reinvent our rules.
  • Imagination is more important than knowledge (einstein.)
  • vision – future – invinite.
  • envision or realise your own potential.

Voids

  • a completely empty space.

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