walk through a substance, such awater, that impedemovement
speak equivocally about aissue; N.
move gently (iair or iseas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
shake repeatedly from side to side; Ex. The dog wagged ittail; N: humorouperson; wit
begin and continue (a war)
humorous; mischievous; tricky
homeless child or animal;
anything found by chance that is without an owner
Ex. waifs and strays
Waive means to give up your right to something or to determine that someone else can postpone fulfilling an obligation. (verb)
An example of waive is when you sign a release of liability after a car accident settlement agreeing not to sue.
An example of waive is when you let someone avoid fees.
trail of ship or other object through water; path of something that has gone before; Ex. hunger followed ithe wake of the war
roll imud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll ia rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow ithe mud/luxury
having a pale or sickly color; pallid
strong longing to travel
decrease isize or strength (after being full); grow gradually to aend; Ex. The moowaxes and wanes every month; N.
achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle ainvitatioto the party.
unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wantospending/killing; CF. having no just cause
(of a bird) sing; babble; N.
administrative division of a city; division in a hospital or prison; incompetent person placed under the protection of a guardian; V: guard; ward off: avert
twist out of shape; N.
justification; written order that serveaauthorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
guarantee; assurance by seller
tunnels iwhich rabbits live; overcrowded living area; crowded conditions iwhich people live
very cautious; watchful
move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
increase gradually (as the moon); grow
ambush; lie iwait for and attack
accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other thaby suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (ainterest or habit); Ex. weaoneself from cigarettes
tired after long work; V.
pass safely through (a storm or difficult period); endure the effects of weather or other forces
eerie; strange; unnatural
of good upbringing; well-mannered and refined
raised mark from a beating or whipping
confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
wallow (as imud or high seas); lie soaked (as iblood); Ex. The victims weltered itheir blood.
deceive, persuade, or obtaiby flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family
complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (ain pain or supplication)
conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
wriggle; move from side to side with irregular twisting motions
flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (neckor hands)
small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
neigh like a horse; to express by whinnying