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wild

 
 
pronunciation:
waIld
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: wilder, wildest
definition 1: living in a natural state; not tamed.
There are wild animals in the jungle.
 
synonyms:
savage
antonyms:
domestic, domesticated, tamed
similar words:
fierce, violent
definition 2: not cultivated.
I love wild strawberries.
similar words:
barren, desolate, empty, native, natural, unsettled, waste
definition 3: without discipline; unruly.
The teacher could not control the wild students.
synonyms:
disorderly, unruly
antonyms:
disciplined
similar words:
disobedient, mad, rough, tough
definition 4: crazy; out of control.
He was wild at the awful news.
synonyms:
crazy, frantic, hysterical
antonyms:
calm
similar words:
agitated, beside oneself, delirious, insane, upset
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: wilder, wildest
definition: in a wild manner; wildly.
The weeds are growing wild in the field.
similar words:
erratically, naturally, savagely
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a deserted region; wilderness.
It takes a tough person to live in the wild.He built a cabin in the wilds of Alaska.
synonyms:
wilderness
similar words:
bush, desert, waste, wasteland
derivations: wildly (adv.), wildness (n.)
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