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wo |ˈwəʊ| — (astronomy) the prefix of catalog entries in the Gliese star catalog, the Richard van der Riet Woolley expansion
woadwaxen — small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental
wobble |ˈwɑːbl| — an unsteady rocking motion
wobbler |ˈwɒblər| — something that wobbles
wobbling |ˈwɑːbəlɪŋ| — (of sound) fluctuating unsteadily
wobbly |ˈwɑːblɪ| — a member of the Industrial Workers of the World
Woden |ˈwəʊdn| — chief god; counterpart of Norse Odin and Teutonic Wotan
wodge |wɑːdʒ| — (chiefly UK, colloquial) A bulk quantity; usually of small items, particularly money.
woe |wəʊ| — misery resulting from affliction
woebegone |ˈwəʊbɪɡɔːn| — worn and broken down by hard use
woeful |ˈwəʊfl| — affected by or full of grief or woe
woefully |ˈwəʊfəlɪ| — in an unfortunate or deplorable manner
woes |wəʊz| — plural form of woe
woesome |ˈwəʊsəm| — (obsolete) woeful
woke |wəʊk| — Simple past tense and past participle of wake.
woken |ˈwəʊkən| — Past participle of wake
wold |wəʊld| — a tract of open rolling country (especially upland)
wolf |wʊlf| — any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
wolf-cub |ˈwʊlf kʌb| — A young wolf.
wolf-dog |ˈwʊlfdɒɡ| — a dog trained to hunt wolves
wolf-whistle |ˈwʊlfˌwɪsl| — whistle or howl approvingly at a female, of males
wolfhound |ˈwʊlfhaʊnd| — the largest breed of dogs; formerly used to hunt wolves
wolfish |ˈwʊlfɪʃ| — devouring or craving food in great quantities
wolfling — A wolf cub.
wolfman |ˈwʊlfmən| — a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again
wolfram |ˈwʊlˌfræm| — a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
wolframite |ˈwʊlfrəˌmaɪt| — a mineral consisting of iron and manganese tungstate in crystalline form; the principal ore of tungsten; found in quartz veins associated with granitic rocks
wolfsbane |ˈwʊlfsbeɪn| — poisonous Eurasian perennial herb with broad rounded leaves and yellow flowers and fibrous rootstock
wolfskin |ˈwʊlfskɪn| — The skin of a wolf.
wolverene |ˈwʊlvəriːn| — Alternative spelling of wolverine.
wolverine |ˈwʊlvəriːn| — a native or resident of Michigan
wolves |wʊlvz| — plural form of wolf
woman |ˈwʊmən| — an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
womanhood |ˈwʊmənhʊd| — the state of being an adult woman
womanish |ˈwʊmənɪʃ| — having characteristics associated with women and considered undesirable in men
womanishness — the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)
womanizer |ˈwʊməˌnaɪzər| — a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
womankind |ˈwʊmənkaɪnd| — women as distinguished from men
womanlike |ˈwʊmənlaɪk| — the trait of being womanly; having the characteristics of an adult female
womanly |ˈwʊmənlɪ| — befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman
womb |wuːm| — a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
wombat |ˈwɑːmbæt| — burrowing herbivorous Australian marsupials about the size of a badger
women |ˈwɪmɪn| — Plural form of woman
womenfolk |ˈwɪmɪnfəʊk| — women collectively
won |wʌn| — the basic unit of money in South Korea
wonder |ˈwʌndər| — the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
wonder-struck |ˈwʌndə strʌk| — affected by or overcome with wonder
wonderful |ˈwʌndərfl| — extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
wonderfully |ˈwʌndərfəlɪ| — (used as an intensifier) extremely well
wonderingly |ˈwʌndrɪŋlɪ| — in a curious and questioning manner
wonderland |ˈwʌndərlænd| — a place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder
wonderment |ˈwʌndərmənt| — the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
wonderwork |ˈwʌndərˌwɜːrk| — A wonderful work or act; a miracle.
wondrous |ˈwʌndrəs| — (used as an intensifier) extremely well
wonk |wɑːŋk| — an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
wonky |ˈwɑːŋkɪ| — turned or twisted toward one side
wont |wɔːnt| — an established custom
wonted |ˈwəʊntɪd| — commonly used or practiced; usual
woo |wuː| — seek someone's favor
wood |wʊd| — the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
wood-block |ˈwʊd blɑːk| — a woodcut
wood-grouse |ˈwʊdɡræʊs| — The capercaillie, Tetrao urogallus.
wood-pulp |ˈwʊd pʌlp| — pulp made from wood (most often softwood, but sometimes hardwood) that is used to make paper
woodbind |ˈwʊdbaɪnd| — Obsolete form of woodbine.
woodbine |ˈwʊdˌbaɪn| — common North American vine with compound leaves and bluish-black berrylike fruit
woodcarver |ˈwʊdˌkɑːrvər| — makes decorative wooden panels
woodchuck |ˈwʊdtʃʌk| — reddish brown North American marmot
woodcock |ˈwʊdkɑːk| — game bird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe
woodcraft |ˈwʊdkræft| — skill and experience in matters relating to the woods (as hunting or fishing or camping)
woodcut |ˈwʊdkʌt| — a print made from a woodcut
woodcutter |ˈwʊdkʌtər| — cuts down trees and chops wood as a job
woodcutting |ˈwʊdˌkʌtɪŋ| — The felling of trees, or the cutting of wood
wooded |ˈwʊdɪd| — covered with growing trees and bushes etc
wooden |ˈwʊdn| — made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
woodenware — ware for domestic use made of wood
woodland |ˈwʊdlənd| — land that is covered with trees and shrubs
woodlander |ˈwʊdlandə| — A dweller in a woodland.
woodless |ˈwʊdlɪs| — Without wood.
woodman |ˈwʊdmən| — someone who lives in the woods
woodpecker |ˈwʊdpekər| — bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects
woodpile |ˈwʊdpaɪl| — a pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel
woodruff |ˈwʊdrəf| — Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula
woods |ˈwʊdz| — the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
woodshed |ˈwʊdʃed| — a shed for storing firewood or garden tools
woodsman |ˈwʊdzmən| — someone who lives in the woods
woodsy |ˈwʊdzɪ| — characteristic or suggestive of woods
woodward |ˈwʊˌdwɔːrd| — United States historian (1908-1999)
woodwaxen |ˈwʊdˌwæksʌn| — small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental
woodwork |ˈwʊdwɜːrk| — work made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture
woodworker |ˈwʊˌdwərkər| — makes things out of wood
woodworking |ˈwʊdˌwərkɪŋ| — the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
woody |ˈwʊdɪ| — abounding in trees
wooer |ˈwuːər| — a man who courts a woman
woof |wʊf| — the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
woofed — simple past tense and past participle of woof
woofer |ˈwuːfər| — a loudspeaker that reproduces lower audio frequency sounds
wooing |ˈwuːɪŋ| — a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
wool |wʊl| — a fabric made from the hair of sheep
wool-gathering |ˈwʊlɡæðərɪŋ| — Alternative spelling of woolgathering.
woolen |ˈwʊlən| — a fabric made from the hair of sheep
woolens |ˈwʊlənz| — (US) woolen clothes collectively
wooliness — Alternative spelling of woolliness.
woollen |ˈwʊlən| — a fabric made from the hair of sheep
woollens |ˈwʊlənz| — Fabrics or clothing made from wool
woollies |ˈwʊlɪ| — plural form of woolly
woolliness |ˈwʊlɪ| — The state of being woolly
woolly |ˈwʊlɪ| — having a fluffy character or appearance
woolsack |ˈwʊlˌsæk| — A wool bale or cushion, the traditional seat of the Lord Speaker in the British House of Lords.
woolwork |ˈwʊlwɜːk| — Work made from wool.
wooly |ˈwʊlɪ| — having a fluffy character or appearance
woozy |ˈwuːzɪ| — having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
wop |wɑːp| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
word |wɜːrd| — a unit of language that native speakers can identify
word-hoard — Alternative form of word-hoard.
word-painting |ˈwɜːdˌpeɪntɪŋ| — a graphic or vivid verbal description
word-perfect |ˌwərdˈpərfəkt| — correct to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words
word-play |ˈwɜːdpleɪ| — Used other than as an idiom: see word, play.
word-splitting |ˈwɜːd splɪtɪŋ| — making too fine distinctions of little importance
wordbook |ˈwɜːdbʊk| — a reference book containing words (usually with their meanings)
wordiness |ˈwɜːdɪnəs| — boring verbosity
wording |ˈwɜːrdɪŋ| — the manner in which something is expressed in words
wordless |ˈwɜːdləs| — expressed without speech
wordplay |ˈwɜːrdpleɪ| — a humorous play on words
words |ˈwɜːdz| — the words that are spoken
wordsmith |ˈwɜːrdsmɪθ| — a fluent and prolific writer
wordy |ˈwɜːrdɪ| — using or containing too many words
wore |wɔːr| — Simple past tense of wear.
work |wɜːrk| — activity directed toward making or doing something
work in |ˈwɜːk ɪn| — add by mixing or blending on or attaching
work off |ˈwɜːk ˈɒf| — cause to go away through effort or work
work on |ˈwɜːk ɑːn| — to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
work out |ˈwɜːk ˈaʊt| — come up with
work over |ˈwɜːk ˈəʊvər| — give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
work through |ˈwɜːk θruː| — apply thoroughly; think through
work up |ˈwɜːk ʌp| — form or accumulate steadily
work-in |ˈwɜːk ɪn| — occasion when workers continue to work as a protest against e.g. proposed dismissal or closure of the factory
work-out |ˈwɜːkaʊt| — (with object after out) To calculate.
work-shy |ʃaɪ| — disinclined to work or exertion
workability |ˌwɜːkəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — The ease with which something can be worked or fashioned
workable |ˈwɜːrkəbl| — capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
workaday |ˈwɜːrkədeɪ| — found in the ordinary course of events
workbag |ˈwɜːkbæɡ| — container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
workbasket |ˈwɜːkbæskɪt| — container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
workbench |ˈwɜːrkbentʃ| — a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic
workbook |ˈwɜːrkbʊk| — a student's book or booklet containing problems with spaces for solving them
workbox |ˈwɜːrkbɑːks| — container for holding implements and materials for work (especially for sewing)
workday |ˈwɜːrkdeɪ| — a day on which work is done
worker |ˈwɜːrkər| — a person who works at a specific occupation
workfolk — People who labour.
workforce |ˈwɜːrkfɔːrs| — the force of workers available
workgroup |ˈwɜːkˌɡruːp| — A group of workers engaged in a series of collaborative tasks who usually work together.
workhorse |ˈwɜːrkhɔːrs| — machine that performs dependably under heavy use
workhouse |ˈwɜːrkhaʊs| — a poorhouse where able-bodied poor are compelled to labor
working |ˈwɜːrkɪŋ| — a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
working-class |ˌwɜːkɪŋˈklɑːs| — of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
working-out |ˌwɜːkɪŋ ˈaʊt| — Present participle of work out.
workless — Having no work: unemployed.
workload |ˈwɜːrkləʊd| — work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
workman |ˈwɜːrkmən| — an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
workmanlike |ˈwɜːrkmənlaɪk| — worthy of a good workman
workmanship |ˈwɜːrkmənʃɪp| — skill in an occupation or trade
workout |ˈwɜːrkaʊt| — the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
workpeople |ˈwɜːkpiːp(ə)l| — plural form of workperson
workplace |ˈwɜːrkpleɪs| — a place where work is done
workroom |ˈwɜːrkruːm| — room where work is done
works |ˈwɜːks| — buildings for carrying on industrial labor
worksheet |ˈwɜːrkʃiːt| — a sheet of paper with multiple columns; used by an accountant to assemble figures for financial statements
workshop |ˈwɜːrkʃɑːp| — small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
worksite |ˈwɜːksaɪt| — A site where work occurs; usually used in reference to construction work
workstation |ˈwɜːrksteɪʃn| — a desktop digital computer that is conventionally considered to be more powerful than a microcomputer
worktop |ˈwɜːrktɑːp| — A surface, usually resting on cupboards or drawers that can be used to work on. Usually in a kitchen.
workweek |ˈwɜːrkwiːk| — hours or days of work in a calendar week
workwoman |ˈwɜːrkˌwʊmən| — A woman who performs manual labour; the female equivalent of a workman
world |wɜːrld| — everything that exists anywhere
world-class |ˈˌwərld ˈˌklas| — ranking above all others
world-power |wərld ˈpaʊ(ə)r| — A nation or state so powerful that it can influence world affairs.
world-weary |ˈwɜːld wɪərɪ| — tired of the world
world-wide |waɪd| — involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
worldliness |ˈwɜːldlɪnəs| — the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
worldling |ˈwɜːrldlɪŋ| — a person absorbed by the concerns and interests and pleasures of the present world
worldly |ˈwɜːrldlɪ| — very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
worldly-minded |ˈmaɪndɪd| — marked by materialism
worldly-wise |ˈwaɪz| — experienced in and wise to the ways of the world
worldview — One's personal view of the world and how one interprets it.
worldwide |ˈwɜːrldwaɪd| — spanning or extending throughout the entire world
worm |wɜːrm| — any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
worm-eaten |ˈwɜːm iːtən| — infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
wormhole |ˈwɜːrmhəʊl| — hole made by a burrowing worm
wormlike |ˈwɜːmˌlaɪk| — totally submissive
wormseed |ˈwɜːmsiːd| — rank-smelling tropical American pigweed
wormwood |ˈwɜːrmwʊd| — any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
wormy |ˈwɜːrmɪ| — infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
worn |wɔːrn| — showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
worn-out |aʊt| — used until no longer useful
worried |ˈwɜːrɪd| — afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
worrier |ˈwɜːrɪər| — thinks about unfortunate things that might happen
worrisome |ˈwɜːrɪsəm| — causing distress or worry or anxiety
worrit |ˈwʌriːt| — (dialect, nonstandard) Worry; anxiety.
worry |ˈwɜːrɪ| — something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
worrying |ˈwɜːrɪɪŋ| — the act of harassing someone
worse |wɜːrs| — something inferior in quality or condition or effect
worsen |ˈwɜːrsn| — grow worse
worsening |ˈwɜːsənɪŋ| — process of changing to an inferior state
worship |ˈwɜːrʃɪp| — the activity of worshipping
worshiper |ˈwɜːʃəpər| — someone who admires too much to recognize faults
worshipful |ˈwɜːrʃɪpfl| — showing adoration
worshipped |ˈwɜːʃəpt| — regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god)
worshipper |ˈwɜːʃɪpər| — a person who has religious faith
worshipping |ˈwɜːʃəpɪŋ| — (UK) Present participle of worship.
worst |wɜːrst| — the least favorable outcome
worst-case |ˈwɜrstˌkeɪs| — In the least favorable of all possible circumstances.
worsted |ˈwʊstɪd| — a woolen fabric with a hard textured surface and no nap; woven of worsted yarns
worth |wɜːrθ| — an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
worth-while |hwaɪl| — Alternative spelling of worthwhile.
worthily |ˈwɜːðɪlɪ| — in a worthy manner; with worthiness
worthless |ˈwɜːrθləs| — morally reprehensible
worthwhile |ˌwɜːrθˈwaɪl| — sufficiently valuable to justify the investment of time or interest
worthy |ˈwɜːrðɪ| — an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)
wot |wɑːt| — (archaic) To know.
would |wʊd| — (archaic) Wanted to (+ bare infinitive). [from 9th c.]
would-be |ˈwʊd bɪ| — unfulfilled or frustrated in realizing an ambition
wound |wuːnd| — an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
wound-up — simple past tense and past participle of wind-up
wounded |ˈwuːndəd| — people who are wounded
wove |wəʊv| — Simple past tense of weave.
woven |ˈwəʊvn| — made or constructed by interlacing threads or strips of material or other elements into a whole
wow |waʊ| — a joke that seems extremely funny
wowser |ˈwaʊzər| — (Australia, New Zealand, derogatory) One with strong moral views against excessive consumption of alcohol, gambling, pornography, etc., who seeks to promulgate those views.