ILL - Extremely bad (bad enough to make one ill). Generally used indirectly with to be.
LAY - To place down in a position of rest, or in a horizontal position.
LIT - Little.
VIA - A main road or highway, especially in ancient Rome. (Mainly used in set phrases, below.).
VAT - A large tub, such as is used for making wine or for tanning.
AIL - Painful; troublesome.
ALT - A state of excitement, conveyed by a high pitched voice.
LAT - A Latvian coin and national monetary unit.
ALLY - To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy.
TAIL - The caudal appendage of an animal that is attached to its posterior and near the anus.
TALL - Obsequious; obedient.
TILL - To.
LILT - To do something rhythmically, with animation and quickness, usually of music.
LILY - Any of several flowers in the genus Lilium of the family Liliaceae, which includes a great many ornamental species.
VIAL - A glass vessel or bottle, especially a small bottle used to store medicine or perfume.
VITAL - Relating to, or characteristic of life.
TALLY - Used as a mild intensifier: very (almost exclusively used by the upper classes).
VILLA - A house, often larger and more expensive than average, in the countryside or on the coast, often used as a retreat.
LAITY - People of a church who are not ordained clergy or clerics.
VITALLY - In a manner that imparts vitality.