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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

Wile: enticement, trick, deceive, cheat, entice
Example: [He pitied her because she was what she was]

Willful: intentional, deliberate, obstinate, spiteful, stubborn
Example: [Robert E. Carr was indicted and tried for the willful murder of Harmon A. Jordan]

Wily:
clever shrewd
Example: [a wily politician]

Wince:
cringe
Example: [It makes me wince even thinking about eye operations]

Windfall:
boon, bonus, sudden
Example: [windfall profits]

Winnow:
separate
Example: [A list of 12 candidates has been winnowed down to a shortlist of three]

Winsome:
charming
Example: [a winsome girl]

Wintry:
Lacking warmth of manner.

Wiry:
coarse, stiff, muscular, lean and strong, athletic
Example: [Thin, wiry, with deep-set peering eyes, they suggest sun-dried men]

Wispy:
slender, small, indistinct, thin, resembling wisps
Example: [wispy hair]

Witchcraft:
wizardry, the use of magical powers, mostly evil ones, sorcery, enchantment
Example: [They thought this must be the work of witchcraft; that they were attacked by evil spirits, whose power was invincible. powers of witchcraft]

Withdrawn:
remote, introverted, timid
Example: [she became quiet and withdrawn and rarely went out]

Wither:
shrivel
Example: [Grass had withered in the fields]

Witless:
indiscreet, Foolish, or silly

Witling:
A person who has little understanding.

Witticism:
brilliant, A witty, or original saying or sentiment

Wittingly:
With knowledge and by design.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Wizardry: magic sorcery

Wizen:
dry up, lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness, shrunken, shrivel, wither, welter
Example: [Aged she seemed, incredibly old, wizen, dried; though with these people who can tell of age? There would be a day when his face would be wrinkled and wizen]

Wizened:
shriveled
Example: [a wizened old man with yellow skin and deep wrinkles]

Wizen-Faced:
Having a shriveled face.

Woebegone:
woeful, sorrowful, depressed, sad, miserable
Example: [Near the couple, in a shadow, sat a woebegone looking man who had been holding a book so close to his eyes as to conceal his face]

Wont:
custom
Example: [She arrived an hour late, as is her wont]

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Meaning

Working-Man:
One who earns his bread by manual labor.

Workmanlike:
Like or befitting a skilled workman.

Workmanship:
skill of a good worker, quality of something made, skillfulness, craftsmanship
Example: [The workmanship of this lamp is exquisitely delicate in all its parts]

Worldly:
not spiritual engrossed in matters of this earth
Example: [worldly possessions]

Wraith:
ghost
Example: [wraith of a voice]

Wrangle:
loud quarrel
Example: [a lengthy wrangle about costs]

Wrath:
fury anger
Example: [The people feared the wrath of God]

Wreak:
inflict
Example: [wreaked havoc]

Wrench:
to twist or pull with force

Wrest:
snatch
Example: [to wrest control of]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Wretchedness: misery, unhappiness, woefulness, desolation, suffering
Example: [A great part of the way, the wretchedness of our accommodation exceeds all description]

Writ:
injunction, court order, something written
Example: [Holy writ]

Writhe:
contort
Example: [he was writhing in agony]

Writing:
The act or art of tracing or inscribing on a surface letters or ideographs.

Wry:
amusing twisted
Example: [a wry smile]

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