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wary(adj)
very cautious
wastrel
profligate
wax(v)
increase ,grow
waylay
ambush,lie in wait
wean(v)
accustome a baby not to nurse,give up a cheriched activity
weather(v)
endure the effect of weather or other forces
welt(n)
mark from a beating or whipping
welter
turmoil,bewildering jumble
wheedle(v)
cajole,coax,deceive by flattery
whelp
young wolf,dog,tiger
whet(v)
sharpen,stimulate
whiff(n)
puff or gust(of air or scent),hint
whimsical
capricious,fanciful
whinny
neigh like a horse
whit(n)
smallest speck
whittle(v)
pare,cut off bits
whorl
ring of leaves around stem,ring
willfull
intentional,headstrong
wily
cunning,artful
wince
shrink back,flinch
windful
fallen fruit,unexpected
winnow
sift,separate good parts from bad
winsome
agreeble,gracious,engaging
wispy
thin,slight,barely discernible
wistful
vaguely longing,sadly pensive
withdrawn
introverted,remote
wither
wshrivel,decay
withhold(v)
refuse to give,hold back
withstand(v)
stand up agaist,seccessfully resist,
witless
foolish,idiotic
witticism
witty saying,wisecrack2
wizardry
sorcery,magic
wizened
withered,shriveled
woe
deep,affliction,inconsolable greif
wont
custom,habitual procedure
worldly
engrossed in matters of this world,not spiritual
wrangle(v)
quarrel,obtain through arguing,herd cattle
wrath
anger,fury
wreak
inflict
wrench(v)
puyll,strain,twist
wrest
pull away,take by violance
writ
written command issued by a court
writhe(v)
twist in coils,contort in pain
wry
twisted,with a humorous twist
xenophobia
fear or hatred of foreigners
yen
longing,urge
yeoman
man owning small estate,middle class farmer
yeild(n)
amount produced ,crop,income on investment
yeild(v)
give in,surrender
yoke(v)
join together,unite
yokel
country bumpkin
yore
time past
zany
crazy ,comic
zeal
eager enthusiasm
zealot
fanatic,person who shows excessive zeal
zenith
point directly overhead in the sky,summit
zephyr
gentle breeze,west wind