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whine, whined, whining, whines.verbs
intransitive verb use.to utter a plaintive, high-pitched, protracted sound, as in pain, fear, supplication, or complaint; to complain or protest in a childish fashion; to produce a sustained noise of relatively high pitch (jet engines whining)
transitive verb use.to utter with a whine
whine.noun
the act of whining; a whining sound; a complaint uttered in a plaintive tone
whiner.noun
whiningly.adverb
whiny or whiney.adjective

wistful.adjective
full of wishful yearning; pensively sad; melancholy
wistfully.adverb
wistfulness.noun

worry, worried, worrying, worries.verbs
intransitive verb use.to feel uneasy or concerned about something; be troubled; brood
transitive verb use.to cause to feel anxious, distressed, or troubled; to bother or annoy, as with petty complaints
worry.noun, plural.worries
the act of worrying or the condition of being worried; persistent mental uneasiness; anxiety; a source of nagging concern
   From an Old English word meaning to strangle, to twist, torture
   In the 17th century the word took on the sense 'to bother, distress, or persecute'. It was a small step from this sense to the main modern senses 'to cause to feel anxious or distressed' and 'to feel troubled or uneasy'

withering.adjective
tending to overwhelm or destroy; devastating (withering flowers)
witheringly.adverb
wither, withered, withering, withers.verbs
intransitive verb use.to dry up or shrivel from or as if from loss of moisture; to lose freshness; droop
transitive verb use.to cause to shrivel or fade

wane, waned, waning, wanes.intransitive vrbs
to decrease gradually in size, amount, intensity or degree; decline
wane.noun
the act or process of gradually declining or diminishing; a time or phase of gradual decrease

woeful.also.woful.adjective
deplorably bad or wretched.(woeful errors in judgment; woeful treatment of the accused); affected by or full of woe; mournful; causing or involving woe; 
woefully.adverb
woefulness.noun

wrong.adjective
not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous; contrary to conscience, morality, or law; immoral or wicked; unfair; unjust; not required, intended, or wanted (took a wrong turn); not fitting or suitable; inappropriate or improper (said the wrong thing); not in accord with established usage, method, or procedure (the wrong way to shuck clams); not functioning properly; out of order; unacceptable or undesirable according to social convention
wrong.adverb
in a wrong manner; mistakenly or erroneously; in a wrong course or direction; immorally or unjustly (she acted wrong to lie); in an unfavorable way; amiss
wrong.noun
an unjust or injurious act; something contrary to ethics or morality; an invasion or a violation of another's legal rights; injustice; the condition of being in error or at fault (in the wrong)
wrong, wronged, wronging, wrongs.transitive verbs
to treat unjustly or injuriously; to discredit unjustly; malign; to treat dishonorably; violate
idioms do (someone) wrong; to be unfaithful or disloyal. go wrong; to take a wrong turn or make a wrong move; to go astray morally; to go amiss; turn out badly
wronger, wrongness.nouns
wrongly.adverb

ward.noun
a division of a city or town, especially an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes; adistrict of some English and Scottish counties corresponding roughly to the hundred or the wapentake (a county); a room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients; a division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients (a maternity ward); one of the divisions of a penal institution, such as a prison
Law.-.a minor or incompetent person placed under the care or protection of a guardian or court; a person under the protection or care of another
ward, warded, warding, wards.transitive verbs
to guard; protect

Wilson, (Thomas) Woodrow 1856-1924, 28th President of the United States (1913-1921), whose administration was marked by World War I and the introduction of prohibition; winner of the 1919 Nobel Peace Prize; some of his quotes 1) 2)
Wilsonian.adjective

ward off.phrasal verb
to turn aside; parry.(ward off an opponent's blows); to try to prevent; avert.(took vitamins to ward off colds)

wrangle, wrangled, wrangling, wrangles.verbs
intransitive verb use.to quarrel noisily or angrily; bicker; argue
transitive verb use.to win or obtain by argument; to herd (horses or other livestock)
wrangle.noun
the act of wrangling; an angry, noisy argument or dispute

wrought.verb
past tense and a past participle of work
wrought.adjective
put together; created (a carefully wrought plan); shaped by hammering with tools, used chiefly of metals or metalwork

writ
Law a written order issued by a court, commanding the party to whom it is addressed to perform or cease performing a specified act

wheedle, wheedled, wheedling, wheedles.verbs
transitive verb use.to persuade or attempt to persuade by flattery or guile; cajole; to obtain through the use of flattery or guile
intransitive verb use.to use flattery or cajolery to achieve one's ends
wheedler.noun
wheedlingly.adverb

wrath.noun
forceful, often vindictive.anger
wrath, wrathful.adjectives
full of wrath; fiercely angry
wrathfully.adverb
wrathfulness.noun

woo, wooed, wooing, woos.verbs
transitive verb use.to seek the affection of with intent to romance; to tempt or invite. 3. To entreat, solicit, or importune. intransitive verb use.to court a woman - used of a man
wooer.noun

John Wooden,  1910- ), American basketball player and coach, who coached teams to more National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball championships than any coach in history. He was the first person elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player (1961) and a coach (1972). His UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) teams won the NCAA championship title a record ten times, including seven consecutive times from 1967 to 1973.
    Wooden's remarkable teams at UCLA  also set several other NCAA records, including most consecutive victories (88, 1971-1974), most consecutive national championship titles (7, 1967-1973), and most consecutive national NCAA basketball tournament victories (38, 1967-1974). His career NCAA win/loss record of 664 wins and 162 losses ranks among the best in college basketball history. The Wooden Award, a collegiate player of the year award named in his honor, is given annually. Wooden's autobiography,.They Call Me Coach, was published in 1972..Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
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