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wades

wades
Walk (through relatively shallow water); "Can we wade across the river to the other side?"; "Wade the pond"

wadis

wadis
Gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season

wafts

wafts
Be driven or carried along, as by the air; "Sounds wafted into the room"
Blow gently; "A breeze wafted through the door"
A long flag; often tapering

wages

wages
(n.) A compensation given to a hired person for services; price paid for labor; recompense; hire. See Wage, n., 2.

waifs

waifs
A homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"

wails

wails
Howl
Cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"
Emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"
A cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
A prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger.

wains

wains
Large open farm wagon
A group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
English writer (1925-1994)

waits

waits
The act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); "the wait was an ordeal for him"
Time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
Look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"
Serve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant; "I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's"
Stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"
Wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment"

wakes

wakes
A vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there's no weeping at an Irish wake"
The wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"
An island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
The consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"
Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
Cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
Be awake, be alert, be there
Make aware of; "His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation"
Arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"

wales

wales
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
Thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
A raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

walks

walks
Walk at a pace; "The horses walked across the meadow"
Be or act in association with; "We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"; "Walk with God"
(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"
Live or behave in a specified manner; "walk in sadness"
The act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"
The act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
A slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
Careers in general; "it happens in all walks of life"
A path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
Manner of walking; "he had a funny walk"
Obtain a base on balls
Give a base on balls to
Take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure; "The lovers held hands while walking"; "We like to walk every Sunday"
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walls

walls
Anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect; "a wall of water"; "a wall of smoke"; "a wall of prejudice"; "negotiations ran into a brick wall"
A vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)
A difficult or awkward situation; "his back was to the wall"; "competition was pushing them to the wall"
Surround with a wall in order to fortify
An embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
An architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
A masonry fence (as around an estate or garden); "the wall followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"
A layer of material that encloses space

wands

wands
A thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir
A rod used by a magician or water diviner
A ceremonial or emblematic staff
A thin supple twig or rod; "stems bearing slender wands of flowers"

wanes

wanes
Grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned"
A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
Decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
Become smaller; "Interest in his novels waned"

wanks

wanks
Get sexual gratification through self-stimulation
Slang for masturbation

wants

wants
Be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"
A specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
Anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
Wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"
A state of extreme poverty
Have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
Hunt or look for; want for a particular reason; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"
Feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"

wards

wards
A division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
Block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"
A district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
Watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away"
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)

warms

warms
Make warm or warmer; "The blanket will warm you"
Get warm or warmer; "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"

warns

warns
Notify, usually in advance; "I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions"
Ask to go away; "The old man warned the children off his property"
Notify of danger, potential harm, or risk; "The director warned him that he might be fired"; "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"
Admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"

warps

warps
Yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof
A moral or mental distortion
A shape distorted by twisting or folding
A twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
Bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

warts

warts
(pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus
Any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
An imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness)

wasps

wasps
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

watts

watts
English poet and theologian (1674-1748)
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