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waffle
speak equivocally about an issue
waggish
mischievous; humorous; tricky
wallow
roll in; indulge in; become helpless
wangle
v. fake
wanton
unrestrained; willfully malicious; unchaste
warble
v. sing; babble
warren
n. tunnels in which rabbits live; crowded conditions in which people live
wean
v. give up a cherished activity
welter
n. turmoil, jumble
wheedle
v. cajole; coax; deceive by flattery
whet
v. sharpen; stimulate (e.g., appetite)
whinny
v. neigh
whorl
n. ring of leaves around stem
wily
adj. cunning; artful
waft
v. moved gently by wind or waves
wince
v. shrink back; flinch
waif
homeless child or animal
wan
adj. pale/sickly color
winnow
v. sift; separate good from bad
winsome
agreeable; gracious; engaging
wispy
thin; slight; barely discernible; (hair)
wary
cautious
wastrel
n. profligate; one who wastes money
wistful
in low spirit; pensive
welt
n. mark from beating or whipping
wither
v. shrivel; decay (e.g., flower)
whelp
n young dog, wolf, tiger, etc.
wizened
withered (a face wizened by age)
woe
n. deep grief; affliction; suffering
wont
n. custom; habitual procedure
windfall
n. fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
wrangle
v. quarrel; obtain thru arguing (e.g., inheritance)
wrath
n. anger; fury
wreak
v. inflict; impose; cause
witticism
n. witty saying; wisecrack
wrench
v. pull; strain; twist
yeoman
n. man owning small estate; middle-class farmer
writhe
v. twist in coils; to twist so as to distort
wry
twisted
yen
n. urge; longing
yokel
n. awkward, unsophisticated person
yore
n. past time (of yore)
zany
adj. crazy; comic; clownish
zephyr
n. gentle breeze; west wind