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1

wahine

A Polynesian woman or wife, esp. in Hawaii or New Zealand; or a young woman surfer

2

wei qi

a traditional Chinese board game of territorial possession and capture

3

welter

to move in a turbulent fashion; or a confused mass of a large number of items

4

whoredom

Prostitution or other promiscuous sexual activity

5

willful

stubborn, intractable, recalcitrant

6

williwaw

a sudden violent squall blowing offshore from a mountainous coast.

7

winnebago

A member of an American Indian people formerly living in eastern Wisconsin and now mainly in southern Wisconsin and Nebraska; OR a motor vehicle with living accommodations used when traveling long distances or camping.

8

winsome

attractive or appealing in appearance or character.

9

winterer

one that winters; specifically: a winter resident or visitor.

10

wither

to become dry or lifeless, atrophy

11

wo

A falconer's call to a hawk; or a call to a horse to slow down

12

wrest

forcibly pull (something) from a person's grasp.

13

writhen

Twisted or contorted out of normal shape.

14

xi

the fourteenth letter of the Greek alphabet (ξι)

15

xu

a monetary unit of Vietnam

16

yale

a type of lock with a latch bolt and a flat key with a serrated edge

17

yeoman

a man holding and cultivating a small landed estate; a freeholder

18

yu

An ancient Chinese wine-bucket, often having a decorative cover.

19

μ

micron

20

ν (Greek symbol)

frequency

21

zydeco

a kind of black American dance music originally from southern Louisiana, typically featuring accordion and guitar.