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Flashcards in SAT- W Deck (24):
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Wan

sickly pale

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Wanton

undisciplined, unrestrained, reckless

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Wary

careful

4

Watershed

critical turning point

5

Waver

to fluctuate between choices

6

Wax

to increase gradually, to begin to be

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Wean

to stop being dependent upon

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Weathered

to bear up against and come safely through

9

Wheedle

to obtain through coaxing

10

Whet

to sharpen, stimulate

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Whimsical

playful or fanciful idea

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Whisk

to brush off lightly

13

Whittle

shape wood with a knife

14

Widget

an unidentified article used for hypothetical examples

15

Wield

to exercise authority or influence effectively

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Wily

clever, deceptive

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Winsome

charming, happily engaging

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Withhold

to restrain

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Wizened

withered, shriveled, wrinkled

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Worst

to gain the advantage over, defeat

21

Wraith

a ghost or specter, a ghost of a living person seen just before his or her death

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Wrath

forceful anger

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Writhe

to squirm or twist as if in pain

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Wry

bent or twisted in shape or condition,
dryly humorous