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wall a structure that forms the side of a building or divides or shuts off a space. [4 definitions]
wallet a pocketbook that is small and flat; billfold. Wallets are used to hold money, cards, or other small personal items.
wallow to roll the body in mud, sand, dirt, or water.
wallpaper paper printed with colors or colored patterns and pasted onto walls and ceilings. [2 definitions]
walnut a tree that grows nuts and is a source of useful wood. [4 definitions]
walrus a large mammal with tusks and thick, brown skin. Walruses are the largest pinnipeds or mammals with four flippers instead of feet. They spend much of their time on beaches or on frozen ocean in Arctic regions. Walruses are closely related to sea lions and seals.
waltz a round dance for two people. The waltz is a dance with three beats. [3 definitions]
wampum white and dark beads made from polished shells. Some American Indian peoples used wampum as money or decoration.
wan very pale. [2 definitions]
wand a thin stick or rod used by people such as magicians.
wander to move about with no purpose, aim, or plan; roam. [3 definitions]
wane to become slowly less in size. [2 definitions]
wanna contraction of "want to" used in some types of writing to reflect how the two words are often pronounced together in rapid, informal speech.
want to desire; wish for. [9 definitions]
war a state or time of armed fighting between countries, states, or other groups of people. [3 definitions]
warbler a small American songbird that eats insects. There are many kinds of warblers and some are brightly colored.
-ward a suffix that means "in the direction of." [2 definitions]
ward a large room in a hospital with beds for several patients, or a section for one type of patient. [4 definitions]
warden a person who is responsible for or guards someone or something. [2 definitions]
wardrobe a tall closet or cabinet, or a small room where clothes are kept. [2 definitions]
ware (usually plural) a thing or things offered for sale. [2 definitions]