1. perseverance the act of persisting
  2. blank verse unrhymed poetry, usually in iambic pentameter
  3. line of verse a single line of words in a poem
  4. plasmapheresis plasma is separated from whole blood and the rest is returned to the donor
  5. lancers a quadrille for 8 or 16 couples
  6. vice versa with the order reversed
  7. Gianni Versace Italian fashion designer (1946-1997)
  8. Alnus veridis shrub of mountainous areas of Europe
  9. anniversary the date on which an event occurred in some previous year
  10. diversity noticeable variety
  11. controversy a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  12. Palace of Versailles a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles
  13. lonesomeness a disposition toward being alone
  14. converse carry on a discussion
  15. genus Amphioxus type genus of the Amphioxidae
  16. cinema verite a movie that shows ordinary people in actual activities without being controlled by a director
  17. Synanceja verrucosa venomous tropical marine fish resembling a piece of rock
  18. naval forces an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
  19. adversity a state of misfortune or affliction
  20. transverse extending or lying across, in a crosswise direction