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wing.noun,.plural.wings
one of a pair of movable organs for flying, as the feather-covered forelimb of a bird or the skin-covered modified.digits of the forelimb of a bat; wing movement; any of usually four membranous organs for flying that extend from the thorax of an insect; a winglike organ or structure used for flying, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fin of a flying fish; something that resembles a wing in appearance, function or position relative to a main body; theatrical scenery projecting onto the stage from the side (waiting in the wings until it was his turn); the unseen backstage area on either side of the stage of a proscenium theater; a structure attached to and connected.internally with the side of a main building; a section of a large building devoted to a specific.purpose (the children's wing of the hospital); a group.affiliated with or subordinate to an older or larger organization; either of two groups with opposing.views within a larger group; a faction; either the left or right flank of an army or a naval fleet; an air force unit larger than a group but smaller than a division; in sports, either of the forward positions played near the sideline, especially in hockey; an outspread pair of stylized bird's wings worn as insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members
wing, winged, winging, wings.verbs
intransitive verb use.to move on or as if on wings; fly
transitive verb use.to furnish with wings; to cause or enable to fly or speed swiftly along; to wound.superficially, as in an appendage
in the wings.idiom
on the stage wings, unseen by the audience; close by in the background; available at short notice
on the wing.idiom
in flight; flying. take wing; to fly off
under one's wing.idiom
under one's protection; in one's care
wing it.idiom
to say or do something without preparation, forethought or sufficient.information or experience; improvise (she hadn't studied for the exam, so she decided to wing it)

wardrobe.noun,.plural.wardrobes
garments.considered as a group, such as all the articles of clothing that belong to one person; the costumes belonging to a theater or theatrical troupe; the place in which theatrical costumes are kept; the department in charge of wearing apparel, jewelry and accessories, such as in a department store; a tall cabinet, closet or small room built to hold clothes

wayfarer.noun,.plural.wayfarers
one who travels, such as on foot
wayfaring.noun,.plural.wayfarings
traveling, such as on foot
wayfaring.adjective

waft, wafted, wafting, wafts.verbs
transitive verb use.to cause to go gently and smoothly through the air or over water; to convey or send floating through the air or over water (ancients used incense burning so that its smoke would carry their prayers to supposed.gods:.2Kings 14:4)
intransitive verb use.to float easily and gently, as on the air; drift
waft.noun,.plural.wafts
something, such as an odor, that is carried through the air; a light breeze; a rush of air; the act of fluttering or waving (she wafted her eyelashes at the man she was attracted to)
wafter.noun,.plural.wafters

wee, weer, weest.adjective.Scots
very small; tiny; very early (the wee hours of the morning)
wee.noun
a short time; a little bit

wallow, wallowed, wallowing, wallows.intransitive verbs
a condition of degradation or baseness (the Pharisees of Emmanuel's time wallowed in the self-righteousness of.their own.holiness); to roll the body about indolently or clumsily in or as if in water, snow or mud (elephants and pigs like to wallow in mud on hot days); to luxuriate; revel; to be plentifully supplied (wallowing in blessings); to move with difficulty in a clumsy or rolling manner; flounder
wallow.noun,.plural.wallows
the act or an instance of wallowing; a pool of water or mud where animals go to wallow; a wallow is also the outline in the mud of a depression, pool or pit produced by wallowing animals
wallower.noun,.plural.wallowers

windward.adjective
on the side exposed to the wind
windward.adverb
in a direction from which the wind blows; against the wind windward.noun
the direction from which the wind blows; windward is used to describe the side of something which is facing the wind; towards the direction from which the wind is blowing; compare leeward

weft.noun,.plural.wefts
the horizontal threads interlaced through the warp in a woven fabric; woof; yarn used for the weft

woof.noun,.plural.woofs
the threads that run crosswise in a woven fabric, at right angles to the warp threads; the texture of a fabric

woof.noun,.plural.woofs
the characteristically deep, gruff bark of a dog
woof, woofed, woofing, woofs.intransitive verbs
to make this sound

wilt, wilted, wilting, wilts.verbs
intransitive verb use.to become limp or flaccid; droop (plants wilting in the heat); to feel or exhibit the effects of fatigue or exhaustion; weaken markedly (she wilted from her weariness)
transitive verb use.to cause to droop or lose freshness; to feel deprived of energy or vigor; fatigue or exhaust
wilt.noun
the act of wilting or the state of being wilted

wait, waited, waiting, waits.verbs
intransitive verb use.to remain or rest in expectation (waiting for the guests to arrive); stay; to tarry until another catches up; to remain or be in readiness (lunch is waiting on the table); to remain temporarily.neglected, unattended to or postponed (the trip will have to wait); to work as a waiter or waitress
transitive verb use.to remain or stay in expectation of; await (wait one's turn); to delay a meal or an event; postpone (they waited lunch for us); to be a waiter or waitress at (wait tables)
wait.noun,.plural.waits
the act of waiting or the time spent waiting
wait on.or.wait upon.phrasal verb
to serve the needs of; be in attendance on; to follow as a result (we are waiting on Susie to show up); depend on; to await (they're waiting for the storm to pass before traveling on)
wait out.phrasal verb
to delay until the termination of (wait out bad weather)
wait up.phrasal verb
to stop or pause so that another can catch up (you're running ahead too fast for me; wait up; let's wait up for the stragglers; to postpone going to bed in anticipation of something or someone

weigh, weighed, weighing, weighs.verbs
transitive verb use.to determine the weight of by or as if by using a scale or balance; to measure or apportion a certain quantity by or as if by weight (go to the store and have them weigh out a pound of oats for porridge); to balance in the mind in order to make a choice; ponder or evaluate (weighed the alternatives and decided to stay); to choose carefully or deliberately (weigh your words before speaking); in nautical.terms, to raise anchor
intransitive verb use.to be of a specific weight; to have consequence or importance; to count; to raise anchor
weigh anchor
heave up an anchor in preparation for sailing
weigh down.phrasal verb
to cause to bend down with added weight (vines that were weighed down with grapes); to burden or oppress (were weighed down with too many cares and concerns; responsibilities that wore me down)
weigher.noun,.plural.weighers

weight.noun,.plural.weights
a measure of the heaviness of an object (a summerweight jacket); a table of weights and measures (too much animal food tends to produce avoirdupois weight; troy weight; burden; oppressiveness; the greater part; preponderance (the weight of the evidence is against the defendant); influence, importance (her approval carried great weight; the weight of the speaker's words)
weight, weighted, weighting, weights.transitive verbs
to add to, by or as if by attaching a weight; make heavy or heavier; to load down, burden or oppress
by weight.idiom
according to weight rather than.volume or other measure

whey.noun
the watery part of milk that separates from the curds, as in the process of making cheese
wheyey.adjective

widespread.adjective
spread or scattered over a considerable.extent widespread heat through all neighboring.regions; occurring or accepted widely (a widespread overstanding)

wide, wider, widest.adjectives
having a specified.extent from side to side; you use wide to talk or ask about how much something measures from one side or edge to the other (a ribbon two inches wide; a corridor of land 6 miles (10 kilometres) wide; at the bridge the road is only one track wide; a desk that was almost as wide as the room); broad (a wide road; a wide necktie; a wide-brimmed sunhat); having great extent or range; including much or many (a wide selection of pots and pans); being at a distance from a desired goal or point: a shot that was wide of the mark; extensively (traveled far and wide in the country surrounding the city); a wide smile is one in which your mouth is stretched because you are very pleased or amused; you use wide to describe something that includes a large number of different things or people (the travel brochure offers a wide choice of hotels, apartments and holiday homes)
widely.adverb
wideness.noun
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