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workmanlike adj

Like or befitting a skilled workman

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workmanship n

The art or skill of a workman

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wrangle v

To maintain by noisy argument or dispute

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wreak v

To inflict, as a revenge or punishment

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wrest v

To pull or force away by or as by violent twisting or wringing

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wretchedness n

Extreme misery or unhappiness

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writhe v

To twist the body, face, or limbs or as in pain or distress

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writing n

The act or art of tracing or inscribing on a surface letters or ideographs

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wry adj

Deviating from that which is proper or right

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yearling n

A young animal past its first year and not yet two years old

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zealot n

One who espouses a cause or pursues an object in an immoderately partisan manner

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zeitgeist n

The intellectual and moral tendencies that characterize any age or epoch

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zenith n

The culminating-point of prosperity, influence, or greatness

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zephyr n

Any soft, gentle wind

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zodiac n

An imaginary belt encircling the heavens within which are the larger planets