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  • w - noun the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet: a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm: the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees: a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
  • w-l.
  • wa - noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
  • waagner.
  • waal.
  • waal's.
  • waaler.
  • waddell.
  • waddling.
  • wade - noun English tennis player who won may women's singles titles (born in 1945): verb walk (through relatively shallow water)
  • wading - noun walking with your feet in shallow water
  • wadman.
  • wadsworthensis.
  • wadsworthia.
  • wafers.
  • wafted.
  • wage - noun something that remunerates: verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
  • wagenaar.
  • wagener.
  • wagenmakers.
  • wagenvoort.
  • waggoner - noun the driver of a wagon
  • waghorn.
  • wagner - noun the music of Wagner: German composer of operas and inventor of the music drama in which drama and spectacle and music are fused (1813-1883): Austrian architect and pioneer of modern architecture (1841-1918)
  • wais-r.
  • waist - noun the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips:the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
  • wait - noun the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something): time during which some action is awaited:verb serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant: stay in one place and anticipate or expect something: wait before acting: look forward to the probable occurrence of
  • waiter's.
  • waiting - adj. being and remaining ready and available for use: nounthe act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)
  • wake - noun a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial: the wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward: an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii: the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event): verb be awake, be alert, be there: make aware of: stop sleeping: cause to become awake or conscious: arouse or excite feelings and passions
  • wakefield.
  • wakefulness - noun a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world: a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep: the process of paying close and continuous attention
  • wakefulness-related.
  • wakeland.
  • wakelin.
  • wakening - noun the act of waking
  • wakes.
  • waking - adj. marked by full consciousness or alertness: noun the state of remaining awake
  • waklin.
  • waksman.
  • wal.
  • wald.
  • waldenstro.
  • waldenstrom's.
  • waldeyer's.
  • waldor.
  • waldvogel.
  • wales - noun one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
  • walk - noun the act of traveling by foot: the act of walking somewhere: a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground: a path set aside for walking: manner of walking:(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls: careers in general: verb obtain a base on balls: give a base on balls to: take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps: make walk: accompany or escort:traverse or cover by walking: walk at a pace: be or act in association with: live or behave in a specified manner
  • walked.
  • walker - noun an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk: a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk: a shoe designed for comfortable walking: United States writer (born in 1944): New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952): a person who travels by foot
  • walker smith - noun United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
  • walker-warburg.
  • walkers.
  • walking - adj. close enough to be walked to: noun the act of traveling by foot
  • walks.
  • walkup.
  • walkways.
  • wall - noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure: a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden):a layer of material that encloses space: (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure: anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect: a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain): a difficult or awkward situation: an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes: verb surround with a wall in order to fortify
  • wall-associated.
  • wall-deficient.
  • wall-forming.
  • wall-like.
  • wall-specific.
  • wallace - noun English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin's (1823-1913): English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932): Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated Wallace and subsequently executed him (1270-1305)
  • wallaert.
  • wallbanks.
  • walled.
  • wallenberg.
  • wallenberg's.
  • wallentin.
  • waller - noun United States jazz musician (1904-1943)
  • wallerian.
  • wallerian-type.
  • wallet - noun a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
  • walley.
  • walling.
  • wallinga.
  • wallingford.
  • wallis.
  • walls.
  • wallstent.
  • wallwork.
  • walmsley.
  • walnuts.
  • walport.
  • walsh.
  • walshe.
  • walter - noun German conductor (1876-1962)
  • walters.
  • walton - noun Irish physicist who (with Sir John Cockcroft in 1931) first split an atom (1903-1995): English writer remember for his treatise on fishing (1593-1683): English composer (1902-1983)
  • waltuck.
  • walz.
  • wan - adj. lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness: abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble: noun a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network: verb become pale and sickly
  • wand - noun a rod used by a magician or water diviner: a thin supple twig or rod: a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir: a ceremonial or emblematic staff
  • wandel.
  • wander - verb go via an indirect route or at no set pace: lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course: be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
  • wanderers.
  • wandering - adj. of a path e.g.: having no fixed course: (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently: nountravelling about without any clear destination
  • wanders.
  • wandt.
  • wane - noun a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number): verb decrease in phase: become smaller: grow smaller
  • waned.
  • wanes.
  • wang.
  • wani.
  • waning - adj. (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases: noun a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
  • wanowrie.
  • wansborough-jones.
  • want - noun a specific feeling of desire: anything that is necessary but lacking: the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable: a state of extreme poverty: verb wish or demand the presence of: have need of: hunt or look for; want for a particular reason: be without, lack; be deficient in: feel or have a desire for; want strongly
  • wanted - adj. desired or wished for or sought: characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
  • wanting - adj. inadequate in amount or degree: not existing
  • wants.
  • waorani.
  • war - noun a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious:the waging of armed conflict against an enemy: an active struggle between competing entities: a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply: verb make or wage war
  • war-time.
  • warble - noun a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly: verb sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below: sing by changing register; sing by yodeling
  • warburg - noun German art historian (1866-1929): German biochemist who pioneered the use of chemical techniques in biological investigations; noted for studies of cellular respiration (1883-1970)
  • ward - noun block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care: a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections: a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another: United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913): English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920): English economist and conservationist (1914-1981): a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells): verb watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect
  • warden - noun the chief official in charge of a prison
  • wardener.
  • warding.
  • wardlaw.
  • wards.
  • ware - noun articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software': commodities offered for sale:verb spend extravagantly
  • ware-branch.
  • warehouses.
  • warfare - noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy: an active struggle between competing entities
  • warfarin - noun an anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus
  • warfarin's.
  • warfarin-associated.
  • warfarin-induced.
  • warfarin-like.
  • warfarin-related.
  • warfarinization.
  • warheads.
  • waring.
  • warkentin.
  • warlow.
  • warm - adj. of a seeker; near to the object sought: uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble: characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement: having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat:psychologically warm; friendly and responsive: (color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows: characterized by strong enthusiasm: easily aroused or excited: freshly made or left: having or displaying warmth or affection: adv. in a warm manner: verb make warm or warmer: get warm or warmer
  • warm-blooded - adj. having warm blood (in animals whose body temperature is internally regulated)
  • warm-reactive.
  • warm-type.
  • warm-up - noun exercising in preparation for strenuous activity
  • warm-water.
  • warmed - adj. having been warmed up
  • warmer - noun device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
  • warmers.
  • warming - adj. imparting heat: producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body: noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt: the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
  • warms.
  • warmth - noun the quality of having a moderate degree of heat: a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love: the trait of being intensely emotional: the sensation caused by heat energy: a warmhearted feeling
  • warn - verb notify, usually in advance: ask to go away: notify of danger, potential harm, or risk: admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
  • warned.
  • warneford.
  • warner - noun someone who gives a warning to others: United States filmmaker who with his brothers founded the movie studio that produced the first talking picture (1881-1958)
  • warneri.
  • warnes.
  • warning - adj. serving to warn: noun a message informing of danger: cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger)
  • warnings.
  • warnock.
  • warrant - noun a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts: a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price: a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications: formal and explicit approval: verb stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of: show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
  • warranted - adj. secured by written agreement
  • warranting.
  • warrants.
  • warrell.
  • warren - noun a colony of rabbits: an overcrowded residential area:a series of connected underground tunnels occupied by rabbits:United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1891-1974): United States writer and poet (1905-1989)
  • warrier.
  • warrington.
  • wars.
  • warshawski.
  • wart - noun (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus: any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
  • wart-like.
  • wartbiter.
  • warthin.
  • wartime - noun a period of time during which there is armed conflict
  • wartiness.
  • wartofsky.
  • warts.
  • warty - adj. (of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts
  • warwick - noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
  • warwicker.
  • warwickshire.
  • wary - adj. marked by keen caution and watchful prudence: openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
  • was.
  • wash - noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water):any enterprise in which losses and gains cancel out: a watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other: a thin coat of water-base paint: the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon): garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering: the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller: the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway): verb to cleanse (itself or another animal) by licking: cleanse (one's body) with soap and water: form by erosion: remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent: apply a thin coating of paint, metal, etc., to: clean with some chemical process:cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water: separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals): move by or as if by water:admit to testing or proof: be capable of being washed: wash or flow against: make moist
  • wash leather - noun piece of chamois used for cleaning and polishing
  • wash out - verb lose color in the process of being washed: drain off the color in the course of laundering: deplete of strength or vitality:wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt: wear or destroy by the force of water: remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent: prevent or interrupt due to rain
  • washable - adj. capable of being washed without injury
  • washed - adj. clean by virtue of having been washed in water: wet as from washing; sometimes used in combination
  • washerwoman's.
  • washes.
  • washing - noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water):garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
  • washing-up - noun the washing of dishes etc after a meal
  • washings.
  • washington - noun the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791: a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific: 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799): United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915): the federal government of the United States
  • washout - noun the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway): the channel or break produced by erosion of relatively soft soil by water: someone who is unsuccessful
  • washouts.
  • wasi.
  • wasn't.
  • wasner.
  • wasog.
  • wasp - noun social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting: a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
  • wasps.
  • wass.
  • wassenaer.
  • wasserman.
  • wastage - noun anything lost by wear or waste: the process of wasting
  • waste - adj. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate: nounuseless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly: (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect: any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted: the trait of wasting resources: an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation: verb waste away: cause to grow thin or weak: use inefficiently or inappropriately: run off as waste: get rid of: spend thoughtlessly; throw away: devastate or ravage: lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief: spend extravagantly: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
  • waste-disposal.
  • wasted - adj. (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold: not used to good advantage: serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
  • wasteful - adj. laying waste: tending to squander and waste:inefficient in use of time and effort and materials
  • wasters.
  • wastes.
  • wasting - noun a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse: any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease
  • wasunna.
  • watana.
  • watanabe.
  • watanabe-ohnishi.
  • watanapa.
  • watch - noun a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe: a small portable timepiece: a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty: the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty: the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival): a person employed to watch for something to happen: verb observe with attention: observe or determine by looking: look attentively: see or watch: be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one's guard, be careful: follow with the eyes or the mind: find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
  • watched.
  • watchful - adj. carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger: experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
  • watching - noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
  • water - noun a fluid necessary for the life of most animals and plants: binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent: once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles): a facility that provides a source of water: the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean): liquid excretory product: verb secrete or form water, as tears or saliva: supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams: fill with tears: provide with water
  • water-associated.
  • water-bag.
  • water-based.
  • water-borne.
  • water-channel.
  • water-conducting.
  • water-containing.
  • water-cooled - adj. kept cool or designed to be kept cool by means of water especially circulating water
  • water-depleted.
  • water-deprivation.
  • water-holding.
  • water-immersion.
  • water-insoluble - adj. not soluble in water
  • water-loading.
  • water-miscible.
  • water-overloaded.
  • water-removal.
  • water-restricted.
  • water-soluble - adj. soluble in water
  • water-storage.
  • water-washed - adj. washed or swept with water especially waves of the sea: clean by virtue of having been washed in water
  • waterborne - adj. supported by water: transported by water
  • watercraft - noun skill in the management of boats: a craft designed for water transportation
  • watercress - adj. of a moderate yellow-green color that is greener and deeper than moss green and yellower and darker than pea green: noun cresses that grow in clear ponds and streams: any of several water-loving cresses
  • waterfall - noun a steep descent of the water of a river
  • waterhouse.
  • watering - noun wetting with water: shedding tears
  • waterlogged - adj. (of soil) soft and watery
  • waterloo - noun the battle on 18 June 1815 in which Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon: a final crushing defeat: a town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat
  • waterlow.
  • waterman - noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
  • watermelons.
  • waterproof - adj. not permitting the passage of water: noun any fabric impervious to water: a water-resistant coat: verb make watertight
  • waterproofing - noun the act of treating something to make it repel water: a coating capable of making a surface waterproof
  • waters - noun United States actress and singer (1896-1977): the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
  • watershed - noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems: an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend
  • waterways.
  • watery - adj. overly diluted; thin and insipid: relating to or resembling or consisting of water: filled with water: wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears
  • watkins.
  • watsa.
  • watson - noun United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928): United States psychologist considered the founder of behavioristic psychology (1878-1958): United States telephone engineer who assisted Alexander Graham Bell in his experiments (1854-1934)
  • watt - noun Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819): a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm
  • wattage - noun the product of voltage and current
  • watters.
  • watts - noun English poet and theologian (1674-1748)
  • wave - noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon: a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair: the act of signaling by a movement of the hand: (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth: one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water): something that rises rapidly: a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy; originally organized during World War II but now no longer a separate branch: a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures): an undulating curve:verb set waves in: signal with the hands or nod: twist or roll into coils or ringlets: move or swing back and forth: move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
  • wave-like.
  • waveform - noun the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
  • waveforms.
  • wavefront - noun (physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
  • wavelength - noun the distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave: a shared orientation leading to mutual understanding
  • wavelengths.
  • wavelets.
  • waves.
  • waving - adj. streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air: noun the act of signaling by a movement of the hand
  • wavy - adj. of hair in waves: uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
  • wax - noun any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water: verb go up or advance: increase in phase: cover with wax
  • waxes.
  • waxing - adj. (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases: noun the application of wax to a surface: a gradual increase in magnitude or extent
  • waxy - adj. having the paleness of wax: resembling or covered with wax: made of or covered with wax
  • way - adv. to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States): noun a journey or passage: a course of conduct: any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another: the property of distance in general: doing as one pleases or chooses: a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of': a portion of something divided into shares: the condition of things generally:how a result is obtained or an end is achieved: how something is done or how it happens: a line leading to a place or point: space for movement
  • wayne - noun American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796): United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)
  • ways - noun structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
  • wayson's.
  • wb - noun a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells
  • wbc - noun blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
  • wc.
  • wch.
  • wd.
  • wd-repeat.
  • wdha.
  • we.
  • weak - adj. deficient in intelligence or mental power: likely to fail under stress or pressure: not having authority, political strength, or governing power: (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection: deficient or lacking in some skill: having little physical or spiritual strength: tending downward in price: overly diluted; thin and insipid: having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings: deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc: lacking physical strength or vitality: used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress
  • weaken - verb become weaker: lessen the strength of: reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of: lessen in force or effect:destroy property or hinder normal operations
  • weakened - adj. made weak or weaker: damaged inanimate objects or their value: mixed with water: reduced in strength: impaired by diminution
  • weakening - adj. moderating by making pain or sorrow weaker:causing debilitation: noun the act of reducing the strength of something: becoming weaker
  • weakens.
  • weaker.
  • weakest.
  • weakly - adj. lacking physical strength or vitality: adv. in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree
  • weakness - noun the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain: a penchant for something even though it might not be good for you:the condition of being financially weak: powerlessness revealed by an inability to act: a flaw or weak point
  • weaknesses.
  • weal - noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
  • weal-and-flare.
  • weal-like.
  • wealing.
  • weals.
  • wealth - noun the quality of profuse abundance: property that has economic utility: a monetary value or an exchange value: an abundance of material possessions and resources: the state of being rich and affluent; having a plentiful supply of material goods and money
  • wealthier.
  • wealthy - adj. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
  • wean - verb gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk: detach the affections of
  • weaned - adj. freed of dependence on something especially (for mammals) mother's milk
  • weaning - noun the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal
  • weanling.
  • weapon - noun any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting: a means of persuading or arguing
  • weapons.
  • wear - noun the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment: impairment resulting from long use: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body: verb have or show an appearance of: have on one's person: put clothing on one's body: be dressed in:deteriorate through use or stress: last and be usable: have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress: go to pieces
  • wearable - adj. suitable for wear or able to be worn: noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
  • wearers.
  • wearing - adj. producing exhaustion: noun the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment: (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
  • wearing-off.
  • wears.
  • weasels.
  • weather - adj. towards the side exposed to wind: noun the meteorological conditions: temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation: verb change under the action or influence of the weather: sail to the windward of: cause to slope: face or endure with courage
  • weather-beaten - adj. tanned and coarsened from being outdoors:worn by exposure to the weather
  • weather-proofing.
  • weatherall.
  • weathered - adj. worn by exposure to the weather
  • weathering.
  • weatherly - adj. (of a sailing vessel) making very little leeway when close-hauled
  • weathers.
  • weave - noun pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric: verbinterlace by or as it by weaving: create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course: sway to and fro
  • weaver - noun finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests: a craftsman who weaves cloth
  • weavers.
  • weaves.
  • weaving - noun creating fabric
  • web - noun membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals: an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim:a fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven): an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving: the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft: computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol: an interconnected system of things or people: verbconstruct or form a web, as if by weaving
  • webb - noun English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947): English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943)
  • webbe.
  • webbed - adj. (of the feet of some animals) having the digits connected by a thin fold of skin: having open interstices or resembling a web
  • webbing - noun a strong fabric woven in strips: a narrow closely woven tape; used in upholstery or for seat belts: something forming a web (as between the toes of birds)
  • weber - noun German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878): German conductor and composer of romantic operas (1786-1826): German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920): United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961): German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891): a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells
  • weber's.
  • webert.
  • webs.
  • website - noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
  • websites.
  • webster - noun United States lexicographer (1758-1843): United States politician and orator (1782-1817): English playwright (1580-1625)
  • wec.
  • wechsler.
  • weddings.
  • wedeen.
  • wedel - verb ski, alternating directions
  • wedell.
  • wedge - noun something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them: (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole: any shape that is triangular in cross section: a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object: a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe: a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation: a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States: verb squeeze like a wedge into a tight space: fix, force, or implant
  • wedge-biopsy.
  • wedge-shaped - adj. shaped like a wedge: of a leaf shape; narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base
  • wedged - adj. wedged or packed in together
  • wedging.
  • wee - adj. very early: (used informally) very small: noun a short time: verb eliminate urine
  • weed - noun a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning: any plant that crowds out cultivated plants: street names for marijuana: verb clear of weeds
  • weedkillers.
  • weedon.
  • weeds - noun a black garment (dress) worn by a widow as a sign of mourning
  • weeeks.
  • week - noun a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday:any period of seven consecutive days: hours or days of work in a calendar week
  • week's.
  • week-long.
  • weekend - noun a time period usually extending from Friday night through Sunday; more loosely defined as any period of successive days including one and only one Sunday: verb spend the weekend
  • weekends.
  • weekly - adj. occurring or payable every week: adv. without missing a week: noun a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
  • weeks.
  • weeksella.
  • weeping - adj. showing sorrow: noun the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
  • weetman.
  • weever.
  • weeverfish.
  • weevers.
  • weevil - noun any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout beetles and seed beetles
  • wegener - noun German geophysicist who proposed the theory of continental drift (1880-1930)
  • wegener's.
  • wegman.
  • wegner.
  • wei - noun any of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556
  • weibel.
  • weiderhorn.
  • weigert.
  • weigh - verb to be oppressive or burdensome: determine the weight of: have a certain weight: show consideration for; take into account:have weight; have import, carry weight
  • weigh-in.
  • weighed.
  • weighing - noun careful consideration
  • weighings.
  • weighs.
  • weight - noun an artifact that is heavy: sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms: the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity: the relative importance granted to something: an oppressive feeling of heavy force: (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance: a unit used to measure weight: a system of units used to express the weight of something: verb present with a bias: weight down with a load
  • weight-adjusted.
  • weight-based.
  • weight-bearing.
  • weight-category.
  • weight-control.
  • weight-for-weight.
  • weight-lifting.
  • weight-proteins.
  • weight-reducing.
  • weight-related.
  • weight-thrifty.
  • weighted - adj. adjusted to reflect value or proportion: made heavy or weighted down with weariness
  • weighting - noun (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
  • weightings.
  • weightless - adj. having little or no weight or apparent gravitational pull; light
  • weightlessness - noun the property of being comparatively small in weight
  • weightlifter's.
  • weightlifting - noun bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights
  • weights.
  • weightwatchers.
  • weijers.
  • weil - noun United States mathematician (born in France) (1906-1998): French philosopher (1909-1943)
  • weil's.
  • weiland.
  • weiller.
  • weinberg - noun United States theoretical physicist (born in 1933)
  • weinberger.
  • weinbroum.
  • weiner.
  • weingarten.
  • weinman.
  • weinstein.
  • weinstock.
  • weintraub.
  • weir - noun a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow: a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish
  • weisel.
  • weisenburg.
  • weishaupt.
  • weismann - noun German biologist who was one of the founders of modern genetics; his theory of genetic transmission ruled out the possibility of transmitting acquired characteristics (1834-1914)
  • weiss.
  • weissberg.
  • weissenborn.
  • weissman.
  • weissmann.
  • wek.
  • welander.
  • welch.
  • welchii.
  • welcome - adj. giving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted: noun a greeting or reception: the state of being welcome: verb bid welcome to; greet upon arrival: receive someone, as into one's house: accept gladly
  • welcomed.
  • welcoming - adj. very cordial
  • welder's.
  • welders.
  • welding - noun fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressure
  • welds.
  • welfare - noun governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need: something that aids or promotes well-being: a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
  • welin-berger.
  • well - adj. wise or advantageous and hence advisable: in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury: resulting favorably: adv. (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'): without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor: indicating high probability; in all likelihood:thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form:favorably; with approval: to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree: in financial comfort: in a manner affording benefit or advantage: to a great extent or degree: with skill or in a pleasing manner: with prudence or propriety: with great or especially intimate knowledge: (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully:noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine: an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps: an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway): a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid: an abundant source: verb come up, as of a liquid
  • well-adapted.
  • well-attached.
  • well-balanced - adj. in an optimal state of balance or equilibrium:free from psychological disorder
  • well-being - noun a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
  • well-characterized.
  • well-chosen - adj. well expressed and to the point
  • well-circumscribed.
  • well-collected.
  • well-compensated.
  • well-complexed.
  • well-conducted - adj. characterized by good organization and control
  • well-contained.
  • well-controlled.
  • well-defined - adj. accurately stated or described: having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges
  • well-demarcated.
  • well-described.
  • well-deserved.
  • well-designed.
  • well-developed.
  • well-dialysed.
  • well-differentiated.
  • well-diuresed.
  • well-documented.
  • well-equipped.
  • well-established.
  • well-evaluated.
  • well-expressed.
  • well-fed - adj. properly nourished
  • well-fitting.
  • well-formed - adj. conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers
  • well-functioning.
  • well-illustrated.
  • well-immunized.
  • well-informed - adj. possessing sound knowledge
  • well-intentioned - adj. marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
  • well-known - adj. widely or fully known: frequently experienced; known closely or intimately
  • well-lit.
  • well-localized.
  • well-made - adj. skillfully constructed
  • well-marked - adj. clearly indicated
  • well-matched - adj. (of a couple) existing together harmoniously
  • well-meaning - adj. not unfriendly or threatening: marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
  • well-nourished - adj. properly nourished
  • well-ordered - adj. ordered well
  • well-organized.
  • well-penetrated.
  • well-performed.
  • well-perfused.
  • well-person.
  • well-planned.
  • well-presented.
  • well-preserved - adj. used of older persons who are healthy
  • well-publicized.
  • well-recognized.
  • well-referenced.
  • well-regulated.
  • well-rehearsed.
  • well-screened.
  • well-selected.
  • well-staffed.
  • well-structured.
  • well-studied.
  • well-supplied.
  • well-tailored.
  • well-timed - adj. done or happening at the appropriate or proper time: adv. at an opportune time
  • well-tolerated.
  • well-trained.
  • well-transfused.
  • well-treated.
  • well-tried - adj. tested and proved useful or correct
  • well-validated.
  • well-worked.
  • wellbeing - noun a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
  • wellcome.
  • wellens.
  • weller.
  • welling.
  • wellington - noun the capital of New Zealand: British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852): (19th century) a man's high tasseled boot
  • wells - noun prolific English writer best known for his science-fiction novels; he also wrote on contemporary social problems and wrote popular accounts of history and science (1866-1946)
  • welsh - adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language: noun a breed of dual-purpose cattle developed in Wales: a Celtic language of Wales: a native or resident of Wales:verb cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
  • welshimeri.
  • welwyn.
  • wen - noun a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
  • wenberg.
  • wenckebach.
  • wendon.
  • wenger.
  • went.
  • wenzel.
  • wep.
  • wepfer.
  • werdnig.
  • were.
  • werf.
  • wermer.
  • werneckii.
  • werner.
  • werner's.
  • wernerman.
  • wernicke - noun German neurologist best known for his studies of aphasia (1848-1905)
  • wernicke's.
  • wernsdorfer.
  • weschler.
  • wessely.
  • wessex - noun a Saxon kingdom in southwestern England that became the most powerful English kingdom by the 10th century
  • wesson.
  • west - adj. situated in or facing or moving toward the west: adv. to, toward, or in the west: noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America: the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River: English painter (born in America) who became the second president of the Royal Academy (1738-1820): United States film actress (1892-1980): British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983): the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
  • westaby.
  • westchester.
  • westcliffeon-sea.
  • westergren.
  • westerhof.
  • westermani.
  • westermark's.
  • western - adj. lying toward or situated in the west: relating to or characteristic of regions of western parts of the world: of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River: of wind; from the west: lying in or toward the west: noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development: a sandwich made from a western omelet
  • western-style.
  • westerners.
  • westernization - noun assimilation of Western culture; the social process of becoming familiar with or converting to the customs and practices of Western civilization
  • westernized.
  • westh.
  • westman.
  • westmead.
  • westminster - noun a borough of Greater London on the Thames; contains Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey
  • weston - noun United States photographer(1886-1958)
  • westphal.
  • westrom.
  • westwards - adv. toward the west
  • westwood.
  • wet - adj. consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor: covered or soaked with a liquid such as water: producing or secreting milk:supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages: containing moisture or volatile components: very drunk:noun wetness caused by water: verb make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating: cause to become wet
  • wet-film.
  • wet-mount.
  • wet-preparation.
  • wet-tissue.
  • wetering.
  • weterman.
  • wetherley-mein.
  • wetlands.
  • wetli.
  • wetness - noun the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
  • wettable.
  • wetted.
  • wetter - noun a workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process: someone suffering from enuresis; someone who urinates while asleep in bed: a substance capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved
  • wetting - noun the act of making something wet: a euphemism for urination
  • wexler.
  • wexner.
  • weyant.
  • wf.
  • wg.
  • wh.
  • whales.
  • whaley.
  • wharf - noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats: verb moor at a wharf: discharge at a wharf: store on a wharf: provide with a wharf: come into or dock at a wharf
  • wharton - noun United States novelist (1862-1937)
  • what.
  • what's.
  • whatever - adj. one or some or every or all without specification
  • whatsoever - adj. one or some or every or all without specification
  • wheadon.
  • wheal - noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
  • wheal-like.
  • wheals.
  • wheat - noun grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour: annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
  • wheatley - noun American poet (born in Africa) who was the first recognized Black writer in America (1753-1784)
  • wheatons.
  • wheel - noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines): a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel: forces that provide energy and direction: a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals: an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims: game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling; the wheel rotates horizontally and players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in: a handwheel that is used for steering: verbmove along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle: change directions as if revolving on a pivot: wheel somebody or something:ride a bicycle
  • wheelchair - noun a movable chair mounted on large wheels; for invalids or those who cannot walk; frequently propelled by the occupant
  • wheelchairs.
  • wheeldon.
  • wheeler - noun the man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling: Scottish archaeologist (1890-1976): a draft horse harnessed behind others and nearest the wheels of a vehicle: a person who rides a bicycle: someone who makes and repairs wooden wheels
  • wheels.
  • wheeze - noun breathing with a husky or whistling sound: (Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick: verb breathe with difficulty
  • wheezed.
  • wheezes.
  • wheezing - adj. relating to breathing with a whistling sound
  • wheezy - adj. relating to breathing with a whistling sound: having a tone of a reed instrument
  • whelan.
  • when.
  • whence.
  • whenever.
  • where.
  • whereabouts - noun the general location where something is
  • whereas.
  • whereby.
  • wherein.
  • whereupon.
  • wherever.
  • whether.
  • whey - noun watery part of milk produced when raw milk sours and coagulates: the serum or watery part of milk that is separated from the curd in making cheese
  • whi.
  • which.
  • whichever.
  • whickham.
  • whiff - noun a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike: a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil: a short light gust of air:verb utter with a puff of air: strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third: drive or carry as if by a puff of air: smoke and exhale strongly: perceive by inhaling through the nose
  • while - noun a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
  • whilst.
  • whim - noun an odd or fanciful or capricious idea: a sudden desire
  • whims.
  • whip - noun a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object: an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping: (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club: a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit: a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline: verb strike as if by whipping: thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash: subject to harsh criticism: defeat thoroughly:beat severely with a whip or rod: whip with or as if with a wire whisk
  • whiplash - noun an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident): a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
  • whiplash-associated.
  • whipp.
  • whippelii.
  • whipple.
  • whipple's.
  • whipple's-disease-associated. * whipworm.
  • whirlpool - noun a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides): verb flow in a circular current, of liquids
  • whiskering.
  • whisky - noun a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
  • whispered - adj. spoken in soft hushed tones without vibrations of the vocal cords
  • whispering - adj. making a low continuous indistinct sound: nounspeaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords: the light noise like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
  • whistle - noun acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound: the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle: the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture: an inexpensive fipple flute: verb utter or express by whistling: give a signal by whistling: make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound: move with, or as with, a whistling sound: move, send, or bring as if by whistling: make whistling sounds
  • whistling - noun the act of whistling a tune: the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle: the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
  • whiston.
  • whitaker.
  • whitcomb.
  • white - adj. of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration: of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets: being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light:(of hair) having lost its color: (of coffee) having cream or milk added:benevolent; without malicious intent: glowing white with heat:restricted to whites only: marked by the presence of snow: free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied: anemic looking from illness or emotion: (of a surface) not written or printed on: noun (board games) the lighter pieces: the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black): a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri: a member of the Caucasoid race: United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918): United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985): United States architect (1853-1906): United States political journalist (1915-1986): Australian writer (1912-1990): United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921): (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth: the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water: verb turn white
  • white's.
  • white cell - noun blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
  • white-cell-depleted.
  • white-coat.
  • white-fissured.
  • white-footed.
  • white-lipped - adj. having white lips from fear or terror
  • white matter - noun whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
  • white-out - verb lose daylight visibility in heavy fog, snow, or rain
  • white-skinned.
  • white-tailed.
  • whitehall - noun the British civil service: a wide street in London stretching from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament; site of many government offices
  • whitehead - noun a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland: English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
  • whiteheads.
  • whitened - adj. (of hair) having lost its color
  • whiteness - noun lightness or fairness of complexion: the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black): the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
  • whitening - noun changing to a lighter color
  • whites.
  • whitewash - noun a specious or deceptive clearing that attempts to gloss over failings and defects: wash consisting of lime and size in water; used for whitening walls and other surfaces: a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score: verb exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data:cover with whitewash: cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error
  • whitewater - noun frothy water as in rapids or waterfalls
  • whiteway.
  • whitfield.
  • whitfield's.
  • whither.
  • whiting - noun a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus: any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters: a small fish of the genus Sillago; excellent food fish: flesh of any of a number of slender food fishes especially of Atlantic coasts of North America:flesh of a cod-like fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe: found off Atlantic coast of North America
  • whitish - adj. of something having a color tending toward white:resembling milk in color or cloudiness; not clear
  • whitish-yellow.
  • whitley.
  • whitlow - noun a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail
  • whitney - noun the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high): United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)
  • whittam.
  • whittle - noun English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996): verb cut small bits or pare shavings from
  • whitworth.
  • who - noun a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services
  • who's.
  • who-unicef.
  • whole - adj. including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete:(of siblings) having the same parents: acting together as a single undiversified whole: exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health:not impaired or diminished in any way: wholly unharmed: including everything: adv. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'): noun an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity: all of something including all its component elements or parts
  • whole-bacterial.
  • whole blood - noun blood that has not been modified except for the addition of an anticoagulant
  • whole-body.
  • whole-brain.
  • whole-cell.
  • whole-grain.
  • whole-gut.
  • whole-kidney.
  • whole-lung.
  • whole-organ.
  • whole-population.
  • wholegrain.
  • wholemeal - adj. of or relating to or derived from wheat
  • wholesale - adj. selling or related to selling goods in large quantities for resale to the consumer: ignoring distinctions: adv. on a large scale without careful discrimination: at a wholesale price: noun the selling of goods to merchants; usually in large quantities for resale to consumers: verb sell in large quantities
  • wholewheat.
  • wholly - adv. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
  • whom.
  • whoop - noun a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement: verbshout, as if with joy or enthusiasm: cough spasmodically
  • whooping.
  • whorl-like.
  • whorled - adj. forming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem): in the shape of a coil: like the pattern basic to the human fingerprint
  • whorls.
  • whorwell.
  • whose.
  • whs.
  • whw.
  • why - noun the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
  • whyman.
  • whyte.
  • wi - noun a midwestern state in north central United States
  • wibbenmeyer.
  • wichterle.
  • wicker - noun work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches): slender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes); used for wickerwork
  • wickham.
  • wickramasinghe.
  • wickramasuriya.
  • wickremasinghe.
  • wicks.
  • widal.
  • widdowson.
  • wide - adj. not on target: having ample fabric: having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other: great in degree: broad in scope or content: very large in expanse or scope: (used of eyes) fully open or extended: adv. to or over a great extent or range; far:with or by a broad space: far from the intended target: to the fullest extent possible
  • wide-based.
  • wide-bore.
  • wide-bored.
  • wide-complex.
  • wide-mouthed.
  • wide-ranging - adj. including much: widely different
  • wide-scale.
  • wide-spectrum.
  • widely - adv. to a great degree: so as to leave much space or distance between: to or over a great extent or range; far
  • widely distributed - adj. growing or occurring in many parts of the world
  • widen - verb become broader or wider or more extensive: make wider: extend in scope or range or area: make (clothes) larger
  • widened.
  • widening - noun the act of making something wider: an increase in width: a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
  • widens.
  • wider.
  • widespread - adj. widely circulated or diffused: distributed over a considerable extent
  • widest.
  • widhalm.
  • widmer.
  • widow - noun a woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried: verb cause to be without a spouse
  • widowed - adj. single because of death of the spouse
  • widowers.
  • widows.
  • width - noun the extent of something from side to side
  • widths.
  • wiecek.
  • wiedemann.
  • wield - verb handle effectively: have and exercise
  • wielding.
  • wieling.
  • wien.
  • wiener - noun United States mathematician and founder of cybernetics (1894-1964): a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
  • wierenga.
  • wieser.
  • wiesner.
  • wife - noun a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
  • wiggled.
  • wiggs.
  • wigle.
  • wigley.
  • wihlm.
  • wijdicks.
  • wijffels.
  • wilcken.
  • wilcock.
  • wilcox.
  • wild - adj. deviating widely from an intended course: in a state of extreme emotion: in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated: marked by extreme lack of restraint or control: (of the elements) as if showing violent anger: without civilizing influences:intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with: located in a dismal or remote area; desolate: (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud: extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic; foolish: involving risk or danger: talking or behaving irrationally: without a basis in reason or fact: adv. in a wild or undomesticated manner: in an uncontrolled and rampant manner: noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization: a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
  • wild-animal.
  • wild-mammal.
  • wild-type.
  • wildenthal.
  • wilderness - noun a bewildering profusion: a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition: a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War: (politics) a state of disfavor
  • wildlife - noun all living things (except people) that are undomesticated
  • wildly - adv. to an extreme or greatly exaggerated degree: with violent and uncontrollable passion: in an uncontrolled or unrestrained manner
  • wildstock.
  • wiles.
  • wiley.
  • wilful - adj. habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition:done by design
  • wilhelmus.
  • wilkes - noun United States explorer of Antarctica (1798-1877):English reformer who published attacks on George III and supported the rights of the American colonists (1727-1797)
  • wilkins - noun English biochemist who helped discover the structure of DNA (born in 1916): Australian who was the first to explore the Arctic by airplane (1888-1958): United States civil rights leader (1901-1981)
  • wilkinson - noun English chemist honored for his research on pollutants in car exhausts (born in 1921)
  • wilks.
  • will - noun a fixed and persistent intent or purpose: a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die: the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention: verb determine by choice: have in mind:decree or ordain: leave or give by will after one's death
  • willebrand - noun Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)
  • willebrand's.
  • willebrand-dependent.
  • willebrand-like.
  • willed.
  • willeit.
  • willem-karel.
  • willems.
  • willenberg.
  • willensky.
  • willett.
  • willey.
  • willi.
  • william.
  • william's.
  • williams - noun United States playwright (1911-1983): English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683): United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002): United States poet (1883-1963): English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003): United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
  • williams'syndrome.
  • williamsii.
  • williamson.
  • willibrand's.
  • willing - adj. disposed or inclined toward: not brought about by coercion or force: noun the act of making a choice
  • willingness - noun cheerful compliance
  • willis - noun English physician who was a pioneer in the study of the brain (1621-1675)
  • willkins.
  • willow - noun a textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers: any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix
  • willpower - noun the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
  • wills.
  • wilm's.
  • wilmore.
  • wilmotte.
  • wilms.
  • wilner.
  • wilson - noun a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high): 28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924): United States literary critic (1895-1972): Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959): United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929): American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798): Canadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study of plate tectonics (1908-1993): United States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918): Scottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813):English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991): author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870)
  • wilson's.
  • wilson-jones.
  • wimberley.
  • wimbledon - noun a suburb of London and the headquarters of the club where annual international tennis championships are played on grass courts
  • wimmer.
  • win - noun a victory (as in a race or other competition): something won (especially money): verb be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.:win something through one's efforts: attain success or reach a desired goal
  • winchester - noun a shoulder rifle: a city in southern England; administrative center of Hampshire
  • wind - noun the act of winding or twisting: breath: empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk: a tendency or force that influences events: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure: a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus: a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath: an indication of potential opportunity: verb coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem: wrap or coil around:extend in curves and turns: raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help: form into a wreath: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course: catch the scent of; get wind of
  • wind-borne.
  • windhage.
  • window - noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air: a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened: a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material: (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen: an opening in the wall of a building (usually to admit light and air): an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function: the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something: a pane of glass in a window
  • window-cleaning.
  • windowing.
  • windows - noun (trademark) an operating system with a graphical user interface
  • winds.
  • windscreen - noun transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
  • windsor - noun the British royal family since 1917: a city in southeastern Ontario on the Detroit River opposite Detroit
  • windstorm - noun a storm consisting of violent winds
  • windstorms.
  • windy - adj. resembling the wind in speed,force, or variability:abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes: using or containing too many words: not practical or realizable; speculative
  • wine - noun a red as dark as red wine: fermented juice (of grapes especially): verb treat to wine: drink wine
  • winearls.
  • wines.
  • winf.
  • wing - noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair): one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane: a stage area out of sight of the audience: the wing of a fowl: a unit of military aircraft: a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side: an addition that extends a main building: a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud:the side of military or naval formation: verb travel through the air; be airborne
  • wing-span.
  • wingard.
  • winge.
  • winged - adj. very fast; as if with wings: having wings or as if having wings of a specified kind
  • wingerchuk.
  • winging.
  • wingless - adj. lacking wings
  • wingrad.
  • wings - noun a means of flight or ascent: stylized bird wings worn as an insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members
  • wininger.
  • winkelstein.
  • winkler.
  • winner - noun a gambler who wins a bet: the contestant who wins the contest: a person with a record of successes
  • winning - adj. bringing success: very attractive; capturing interest:having won: noun succeeding with great difficulty
  • winnipeg - noun the capital and largest city of Manitoba; located in southern Manitoba; known for severe winters: a lake in southern Canada in Manitoba
  • winslow - noun English colonial administrator who traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655)
  • winston.
  • winter - noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox:verb spend the winter
  • winter's.
  • winterbauer.
  • winterbottom's.
  • wintergreen - noun spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil: any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola:creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
  • winters.
  • winton.
  • wintour.
  • wintrobes.
  • wiped.
  • wipers.
  • wire - noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc: a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance: the finishing line on a racetrack: a message transmitted by telegraph: verb fasten with wire: string on a wire:provide with electrical circuits: equip for use with electricity: send cables, wires, or telegrams
  • wires.
  • wiring - noun the work of installing the wires for an electrical system or device: a circuit of wires for the distribution of electricity
  • wirsing.
  • wirsung.
  • wisc-r.
  • wisconsensis.
  • wisconsin - noun a midwestern state in north central United States:a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
  • wisdom - noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight: the quality of being prudent and sensible: ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight: accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment: an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC
  • wise - adj. having or prompted by wisdom or discernment:improperly forward or bold: evidencing the possession of inside information: marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters: noun a way of doing or being: United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900): United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
  • wisely - adv. in a wise manner
  • wiseman.
  • wiser.
  • wish - noun the particular preference that you have: an expression of some desire or inclination: a specific feeling of desire: (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare: verbinvoke upon: order politely; express a wish for: make or express a wish: hope for; have a wish: feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of: prefer or wish to do something:have in mind
  • wished.
  • wishes.
  • wishing - noun a specific feeling of desire
  • wiskcott.
  • wiskott.
  • wisse.
  • wissenschaftliche.
  • wistuba.
  • with.
  • withc.
  • withdraw - verb pull back or move away or backward: remove (a commodity) from (a supply source): remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract: keep away from others: take back what one has said: make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity: release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles: lose interest: cause to be returned:withdraw from active participation: retire gracefully: break from a meeting or gathering
  • withdrawal - noun the act of withdrawing: the termination of drug taking: the act of taking out money or other capital: a retraction of a previously held position: avoiding emotional involvement: formal separation from an alliance or federation
  • withdrawal symptom - noun any physical or psychological disturbance (as sweating or depression) experienced by a drug addict when deprived of the drug
  • withdrawals.
  • withdrawing - adj. forced withdrawal
  • withdrawn - adj. tending to reserve or introspection: withdrawn from society; seeking solitude
  • withdrew.
  • withe - noun band or rope made of twisted twigs or stems: strong flexible twig
  • withering - adj. wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction: making light of: noun any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
  • withheld.
  • withhold - verb hold back; refuse to hand over or share: retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments
  • withholding - noun the act of deducting from an employee's salary:the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control:income tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer
  • within - adv. on the inside
  • within-day.
  • within-patient.
  • within-species.
  • within-treatment.
  • withmeningitis.
  • without.
  • withstand - verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something: resist or confront with resistance
  • withstanding.
  • withstands.
  • withstood.
  • witkowski.
  • witness - noun testimony by word or deed to your religious faith:someone who sees an event and reports what happened: (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature: (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law: a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind): verb be a witness to: perceive or be contemporaneous with
  • witnessed.
  • witnesses.
  • witnessing.
  • witted.
  • wittek.
  • wittgenstein - noun British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951)
  • witticism - noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
  • wittmann.
  • wittner.
  • witwatersrand - noun a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
  • witztum.
  • wives.
  • wj.
  • wjm.
  • wk.
  • wkc.
  • wl.
  • wm.
  • wmc.
  • wmg.
  • wmt.
  • wn.
  • wnk.
  • wnm.
  • wnt.
  • wo.
  • wobble - noun an unsteady rocking motion: verb move unsteadily:tremble or shake: move sideways or in an unsteady way
  • wochenschrift.
  • woefully - adv. in an unfortunate or deplorable manner
  • woert.
  • woese.
  • wohlfahrt's.
  • wohlfahrtia.
  • wohlwill.
  • woitge.
  • wojnarowska.
  • wok - noun pan with a convex bottom; used for frying in Chinese cooking
  • woken.
  • woking.
  • wolan.
  • wolf - noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs: a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women: German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824): Austrian composer (1860-1903): a cruelly rapacious person: verb eat hastily
  • wolfe - noun United States writer best known for his autobiographical novels (1900-1938): United States writer who has written extensively on American culture (born in 1931)
  • wolferth.
  • wolff - noun German anatomist (1733-1794)
  • wolffian.
  • wolfgang.
  • wolfram - noun a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
  • wolframin.
  • wolfsdorf.
  • wolinella.
  • wolinsky.
  • wolma.
  • wolman.
  • wolman's.
  • wolner-hanssen.
  • woltman.
  • wolves.
  • woman - noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man): a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man: women as a class: a human female who does housework
  • woman's.
  • wome.
  • women.
  • women's.
  • won - adj. not subject to defeat: noun the basic unit of money in North Korea: the basic unit of money in South Korea
  • won't.
  • wonder - noun something that causes feelings of wonder: the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising: a state in which you want to learn more about something: verb have a wish or desire to know something: place in doubt or express doubtful speculation: be amazed at
  • wonders.
  • wong.
  • wong-beringer.
  • woo - verb make amorous advances towards: seek someone's favor
  • wood - noun a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head: United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942): English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887): English conductor (1869-1944): United States film actress (1938-1981): the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees: any wind instrument other than the brass instruments: the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
  • wood's.
  • wood-workers.
  • wood-working.
  • woodage.
  • woodchucks.
  • woodcutters.
  • wooden - adj. lacking ease or grace: made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
  • woodford.
  • woodhead.
  • woodland - noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
  • woodlouse - noun any of various small terrestrial isopods having a flat elliptical segmented body; found in damp habitats
  • woods - noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
  • woodson.
  • woodworkers.
  • woody - adj. made of or containing or resembling wood: made hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls:abounding in trees
  • wool - noun outer coat of especially sheep and yaks: a fabric made from the hair of sheep: fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
  • woolcock.
  • wooley.
  • woolf - noun English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologue; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1882-1941)
  • woolfrey.
  • woollacott.
  • woollen - adj. of or related to or made of wool: noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
  • woolly - adj. covered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments:covered with dense often matted or curly hairs: confused and vague; used especially of thinking: having a fluffy character or appearance
  • woolsorter's.
  • woolsorters.
  • wooten.
  • worboys.
  • worcester - noun a cathedral city in west central England on the River Severn: an industrial and university city in central Massachusetts west of Boston: United States lexicographer who was accused of plagiarism by Noah Webster (1784-1865)
  • word - noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify: a brief statement: a verbal command for action: a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory: the sacred writings of the Christian religions: new information about specific and timely events: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group: an exchange of views on some topic: a promise: the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus): verb put into words or an expression
  • word-finding.
  • words - noun language that is spoken or written: the words that are spoken: words making up the dialogue of a play: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number: an angry dispute
  • wordsworth - noun a romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)
  • wore.
  • work - noun activity directed toward making or doing something: a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing: (physics) a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force: the occupation for which you are paid: the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it): a place where work is done: applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading): verb arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion: move into or onto: shape, form, or improve a material: gratify and charm, usually in order to influence: move in an agitated manner: provoke or excite: proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity: cause to work:be employed: exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity: cause to operate or function: operate in or through: have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected: operate in a certain place, area, or specialty: behave in a certain way when handled: give a workout to: go sour or spoil:cause to undergo fermentation: find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of: use or manipulate to one's advantage: make uniform: perform as expected when applied:cause to happen or to occur as a consequence: make something, usually for a specific function: prepare for crops: proceed along a path: have and exert influence or effect
  • work-related.
  • work up - verb develop: come up with: form or accumulate steadily:bolster or strengthen
  • workable - adj. capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
  • worked.
  • worker - noun sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae: a person who works at a specific occupation: a person who acts and gets things done: a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
  • worker's.
  • workers.
  • workforce - noun the force of workers available
  • workforces.
  • working - adj. serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity:actively engaged in paid work: adopted as a temporary basis for further work: adequate for practical use; especially sufficient in strength or numbers to accomplish something: (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing: noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
  • workload - noun work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
  • workloads.
  • workman's.
  • workout - noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
  • workplace - noun a place where work is done
  • workplaces.
  • works - noun performance of moral or religious acts: the internal mechanism of a device: buildings for carrying on industrial labor:everything available; usually preceded by `the'
  • workshop - noun a brief intensive course for a small group; emphasizes problem solving: small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
  • workstation - noun a desktop digital computer that is conventionally considered to be more powerful than a microcomputer
  • workup.
  • worl.
  • world - adj. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope: noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth: all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you: people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest: a part of the earth that can be considered separately: the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife:people in general considered as a whole: the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on: everything that exists anywhere
  • world's.
  • world-wide - adj. of worldwide scope or applicability: spanning or extending throughout the entire world: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
  • worldly - adj. characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world:concerned with secular rather than sacred matters: very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
  • worlds.
  • worldwide - adj. spanning or extending throughout the entire world:of worldwide scope or applicability: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
  • worm - noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae: screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack: a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network: a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect: verb to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
  • worm's.
  • worm-load.
  • wormian.
  • worms.
  • wormser.
  • wormwood - noun any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
  • worn - adj. affected by wear; damaged by long use: showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
  • worret.
  • worried - adj. mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
  • worries.
  • worrisome - adj. not reassuring; tending to cause anxiety: causing distress or worry or anxiety
  • worry - noun a strong feeling of anxiety: something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness: verb touch or rub constantly: lacerate by biting: disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress: be concerned with: be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy: be on the mind of
  • worrying - adj. causing distress or worry or anxiety: noun the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes: the act of harassing someone
  • worryingly - adv. in a manner to cause worry
  • worse - adj. (comparative of `bad') inferior to another in quality or condition or desirability: changed for the worse in health or fitness:adv. (comparative of `ill') in a less effective or successful or desirable manner: noun something inferior in quality or condition or effect
  • worsen - verb grow worse: make worse
  • worsened - adj. made or become worse; impaired: changed for the worse in health or fitness
  • worsening - adj. changing for the worse: noun changing something with the result that it becomes worse: process of changing to an inferior state
  • worsens.
  • worshipped - adj. regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god)
  • worst - adj. (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition: adv. to the highest degree of inferiority or badness: nounthe weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of: the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable: the least favorable outcome: verb defeat thoroughly
  • worst-affected.
  • wort - noun unfermented or fermenting malt: usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort'
  • worth - adj. having a specified value: having sufficient worth: nounthe quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful:French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895):an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
  • worthless - adj. lacking in usefulness or value: morally reprehensible
  • worthlessness - noun having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful: the quality of being without practical use
  • worthwhile - adj. sufficiently valuable to justify the investment of time or interest
  • worthy - adj. morally admirable: meriting respect or esteem: having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable: worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse: noun word is often used humorously
  • wotherspoon.
  • woude.
  • would.
  • wouldn't.
  • wound - adj. put in a coil: noun the act of inflicting a wound: a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat: a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride): any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision: verb cause injuries or bodily harm to: hurt the feelings of
  • wound-healing.
  • wound-organ.
  • wounded - adj. suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle: noun people who are wounded
  • wounding - adj. causing physical or especially psychological injury:noun the act of inflicting a wound
  • wounds.
  • woven - adj. made or constructed by interlacing threads or strips of material or other elements into a whole
  • wp.
  • wppsi.
  • wr.
  • wrap - noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person: a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla: the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped: verbarrange or fold as a cover or protection: wrap or coil around: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
  • wrapped - adj. enclosed securely in a covering of paper or the like:giving or marked by complete attention to: covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
  • wrapping - noun the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped: an enveloping bandage
  • wreck - noun a ship that has been destroyed at sea: something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation: a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles): an accident that destroys a ship at sea: verb smash or break forcefully
  • wrestling - noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down: the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
  • wretched - adj. characterized by physical misery: deserving or inciting pity: morally reprehensible: very unhappy; full of misery: of very poor quality or condition
  • wretlind.
  • wriggling - adj. having a twisting or snake-like or wormlike motion
  • wright - noun someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination): United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852): influential United States architect (1869-1959): United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Wilbur Wright) invented the airplane (1871-1948): United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Orville Wright) invented the airplane (1867-1912): United States writer whose work is concerned with the oppression of African Americans (1908-1960): United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)
  • wright's.
  • wright's-stained.
  • wright-fleming.
  • wringing-out.
  • wrinkle - noun a clever method of doing something (especially something new and different): a minor difficulty: a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface: verb make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface: become wrinkled or crumpled or creased: make wrinkled or creased: gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker
  • wrinkled - adj. marked by wrinkles: marked with wrinkles or furrows:(of linens or clothes) not ironed
  • wrinkles.
  • wrinkling.
  • wrist - noun a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
  • wrists.
  • writ - noun (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
  • write - verb communicate or express by writing: record data on a computer: communicate (with) in writing: communicate by letter:mark or trace on a surface: create code, write a computer program:produce a literary work: write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word): write music: have (one's written work) issued for publication
  • writer - noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay): a person who is able to write and has written something
  • writer's.
  • writers.
  • writes.
  • writing - noun the activity of putting something in written form: the act of creating written works: letters or symbols written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language: the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect): (usually plural) the collected work of an author
  • writings - noun the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
  • written - adj. set down in writing in any of various ways:systematically collected and written down: written as for a film or play or broadcast
  • wrn.
  • wroblewski.
  • wrong - adj. based on or acting or judging in error: used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward: not in accord with established usage or procedure: contrary to conscience or morality or law: not appropriate for a purpose or occasion: not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth: not functioning properly: badly timed:adv. in an incorrect manner: noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right: that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law: verb treat unjustly; do wrong to
  • wrongful - adj. not just or fair: unlawfully violating the rights of others: having no legally established claim
  • wrongly - adv. without justice or fairness: in an incorrect manner
  • wrote.
  • wry - adj. bent to one side: humorously sarcastic or mocking
  • ws.
  • wt.
  • wto - noun an international organization based in Geneva that monitors and enforces rules governing global trade
  • wto's.
  • wu - noun a dialect of Chinese spoken in the Yangtze delta
  • wuchereria.
  • wuchererian.
  • wucheria.
  • wulff.
  • wunner.
  • wunsch.
  • wurm.
  • wurzburg - noun a city of south central Germany
  • wust.
  • wustl.
  • wuth.
  • ww.
  • wws.
  • www - noun computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
  • www-structmed.
  • wy - noun a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
  • wyatt - noun English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542): English architect (1746-1813)
  • wycombe.
  • wyer.
  • wygodzinsky.
  • wyk.
  • wyllie.
  • wyngaarden.
  • wynick.
  • wynn.
  • wysenbeek.
  • wyss.
  • wyssecokowitch.

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