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42 Cards in this Set

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waffle
speak equivocally about an issue
waft
moved gently by wind or waves
waggish
mischievious, humorous, tricky
waif
homeless child or animal
waive
give up temporarily, yield
wake
trail of ship or other aquatic object, path of something that has gone before
wallow
roll in, indulge in, become helpless
wan
having a pale or sickly color, pallid
wanton
unrestrained, willfully malicious, unchaste
warble
sing, babble
warrant
justify, authorize
wary
very cautious
wastrel
profligate
watershed
curcial dividing point
wax
increase, grow
waylay
ambush, lie in wait
wean
accustom a baby to not nurse, give up a cherished activity
welter
turmoil, bewildering jumble
whelp
young wolf, dog tiger, etc
whet
sharpen, stimulate
whinny
neigh like a horse
whittle
pare, cut off bits
wince
shrink back, flinch
windfall
unexpected lucky event
winnow
sift, separate good parts from bad
winsome
agreeable, gracious, engaging
wispy
thin, slight, barely discernible
wistful
vaguely longing, sadly thoughtful
withdrawn
introverted, remote
withhold
refuse to give, hold back
withstand
stand up against, successfully resist
witless
foolish, idiotic
worldly
engrossed in matters of this earth, not spiritual
wrench
pull, strain, twist
writhe
twist in coils, contort in pain
wry
twisted, with a humorous twist
xenophobia
fear or hatred of foreigners
yen
longing, urge
yoke
join together, unite
yore
time past
zany
crazy, comic
zenith
point directly overhead in the sky, summit