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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Waif: neglected wanderer A homeless

Waistcoat: A vest.

Waive:
forego
Example: [The bank manager waived the charge]

Wallow:
luxuriate indulge
Example: [a hippopotamus wallowing in mud]

Wampum:
Beads strung on threads formerly used among the American Indians as currency.

Wan:
sickly pale
Example: [he was pale and wan]

Wane:
wither dissipate
Example: [the popularity was beginning to wane]

Wangle:
fake wiggle out

Wanton:
abandoned lewd
Example: [a wanton disregard for safety]

Wantonness:
squandering, licentiousness, the quality or state of lacking restraint or control, recklessness
Example: [wanton violence/cruelty]

Warble:
babble sing

Warlike:
martial, aggressive, militant, belligerent
Example: [a warlike tribe/warlike societies]

Warrant:
justification
Example: [it did not warrant such severe punishment]

Warranty:
guarantee of a product’s soundness
Example: [one year warranty]

Warren:
crowded conditions in which people live tunnels in which rabbits live

Wary:
careful guarded
Example: [wary of giving people my address]

Waspish:
behaving badly rude
Example: [a waspish tongue]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Wastrel: spendthrift

Wavelet:
ripple, small wave
Example: [Again a wavelet, and another, and another flowed over the stone, and wetted both the prince’s knees; but he did not speak or move]

Waver:
to show indecision
Example: [my concentration began to waver as lunch approached]

Wax:
grow increase
Example: [When the moon waxes, it gradually appears larger and rounder each day]

Waylay:
ambush
Example: [I was waylaid on the way out of a meeting by my manager]

Wayward:
reckless erratic

Weak-Kneed:
Without resolute purpose or energy.

Weal:
Well-being.

Wean:
break a habit remove from nursing
Example: [It’s difficult to wean an addict off drinking]

Wearisome:
Fatiguing.

Weather:
endure the effects of weather or other forces
Example: [As a small new company they did well to weather the recession]

Wee:
minute, tiny, minuscule, small
Example: [He had a wee kitten in a basket]

Weighty:
momentous important
Example: [weighty matters]

Well-Bred:
Of good ancestry.

Well-Doer:
A performer of moral and social duties.

Well-To-Do:
In prosperous circumstances.

Welt:
mark from a beating or whipping
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Welter: hodgepodge confusion
Example: [the company’s welter of projects]

Wheedle:
coax
Example: [she managed to wheedle her way in]

Whelp:
dog, young wolf, tiger etc
Example: [this collie whelp won’t do for breeding]

Whereabouts:
The place in or near which a person or thing is.

Whereupon:
as a result of which, at which, as a result of, and so, for what reason
Example: [From this odious ruling an appeal was taken to the royal council; whereupon Palafox despatched three letters to the Pope. The Senate agreed to the said amendments; whereupon the amendments were ordered to be engrossed for a third reading]

Wherever:
In or at whatever place.

Wherewith:
with which, by means of which, whereby
Example: [Suddenly she found words]

Whet:
to sharpen stimulate
Example: [He whetted his knife against the stone]

Whimsical:
capricious
Example: [a whimsical tale]

Whimsy:
playful or fanciful idea

Whine:
complain, moan, grumble, cry, whimper, complaint, cry
Example: [a high-pitched whine]

Whinny:
neigh like a horse
Example: [when he laughed through his nose, it sounded as if he whinnied]

Whit:
smallest speck

Wholly:
totally, completely, entirely, absolutely
Example: [But I am disappointed in myself, Edward]

Whorl:
ring ring of leaves around stem
Example: [the difference in shape and number of the whorls on the fingers]

Wield:
apply, exercise, exert, employ, handle
Example: [to wield a whip/weapon]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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