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  1. ritualist a social anthropologist who is expert on rites and ceremonies
  2. virtuosity great technical skill, fluency, or style
  3. virtual reality a hypothetical three-dimensional visual world created by a computer; user wears special goggles and fiber optic gloves etc., and can enter and move about in this world and interact with objects as if inside it
  4. virtue the quality of doing what is right
  5. portal site a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet
  6. virtual being actually such in almost every respect
  7. worthless lacking in usefulness or value
  8. virtuous morally excellent
  9. virtually in essence or in effect but not in fact
  10. virtual image a reflected optical image (as seen in a plane mirror)
  11. virtual storage (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses
  12. victuals a source of materials to nourish the body
  13. virtuoso someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  14. spiritualist someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
  15. fruitless unproductive of success
  16. fraudulent intended to deceive
  17. fertiliser any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
  18. revitalised restored to new life and vigor
  19. shortlist a list of applicants winnowed from a longer list who have been deemed suitable and from which the successful person will be chosen
  20. short list a list of applicants winnowed from a longer list who have been deemed suitable and from which the successful person will be chosen