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Waif

A homeless person

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Wallow

To indulge oneself; to roll around in

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Wan

Pale; weak; tired

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Wane

To gradually decrease in size or intensity

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Wangle

To manipulate; to obtain by scheming or by underhand methods

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Wanton

Reckless; immoral

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Warble

To sing melodiously

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Warp

To bend out of shape; to pervert

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Wary

Cautious; watchful

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Wastrel

A spendthrift; one who wastes

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Waver

To sway; to be uncertain.

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Wax

To grow in size or intensity

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Weighty

Of utmost importance

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Wend

To direct ones way

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Wheedle

To coax or to persuade

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Whet

To stimulate; to make sharp

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Whimsical

Unpredictable; changeable

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Wield

To handle (a tool); to exercise control (over others)

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Willful

Contrary; stubborn

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Wily

Tricky; sly

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Wince

To shrink, as in pain, fear, etc.; to flinch

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Windfall

Unexpected good fortune

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Winsome

Pleasing; charming

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Withal

In spite of all; nevertheless

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Wizened

Withered; shriveled

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Woe

Sorrow; grief

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Wolfish

Ferocious

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Wont

(To) accustomed (adj)

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Workaday

Everyday; ordinary

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Wraith

A ghost; an apparition

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Wrangle

To quarrel

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Wrath

Anger; rage

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Wrench

To twist; to pull

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Wrest

To take away by force

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Wroth

Angry

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Wrought

Produced or shaped

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Wry

Produced by distorting the face (a wry grin); ironic (wry humor)

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Xenophobia

Fear of foreigners or strangers

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Xyloid

Pertaining to wood

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Yen

An intense desire; a longing

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Yoke

To join together; to link

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Zany

Comical; clownishly crazy

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Zeal

Great enthusiasm

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Zealot

A fanatic

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Zenith

The highest point

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Zephyr

A gentle, mild breeze

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Zest

Hearty enjoyment