MEANING: adjective: Relating to a vow, wish, desire, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin votum (vow), from vovere (to vow), which also gave us vow, vote, and devote. Earliest documented use: 1582.

VORTIVE - twisting and turning

VODIVE - plunge into the water seeking Canadian whiskey

VOTICE - an official pronouncement announcing the importance of casting your ballot