W Words: Enhance Your Vocabulary with These Unique Terms

In this article, you will learn about a variety of words that begin with the letter “W,” enhancing your vocabulary and understanding of their uses.

  1. Waddle- to walk with short, swaying steps.
  2. Waffle- to speak or write evasively.
  3. Waft- to float easily and gently on the air.
  4. Wag- to move from side to side repeatedly.
  5. Wage- payment for work performed.
  6. Wail- a prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger.
  7. Wait- to stay where one is or delay action until a particular time.
  8. Wake- a watch or vigil held beside the body of someone who has died.
  9. Walk- to move at a regular pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn.
  10. Wall- a continuous vertical brick or stone structure that encloses or divides an area.
  11. Wallow- to roll oneself about in a lazy, relaxed, or ungainly manner.
  12. Wane- to decrease in size, extent, or degree.
  13. Want- to have a desire to possess or do something.
  14. War- a state of armed conflict between different countries or different groups.
  15. Ward- a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient.
  16. Ware- articles of merchandise or manufacture; goods.
  17. Warm- having or producing a comfortably high temperature.
  18. Warn- to inform someone in advance of an impending or possible danger, problem, or other unpleasant situation.
  19. Warp- to become or cause to become bent or twisted out of shape.
  20. Wart- a small, hard, benign growth on the skin, caused by a virus.
  21. Wash- to clean with water and, typically, soap or detergent.
  22. Waste- to use or expend carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose.
  23. Watch- to look at or observe attentively over a period of time.
  24. Water- a clear, colorless, odorless, and tasteless liquid essential for most plant and animal life.
  25. Wave- a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking on the shore.
  26. Wax- a sticky yellowish moldable substance secreted by honeybees as the material of honeycomb.
  27. Way- a method, style, or manner of doing something.
  28. Wean- to accustom an infant to food other than its mother’s milk.
  29. Wear- to have on one’s body or part of one’s body as clothing, decoration, protection, or for some other purpose.
  30. Weary- feeling or showing tiredness.
  31. Weave- to form by interlacing long threads passing in one direction with others at a right angle to them.
  32. Web- a network of fine threads constructed by a spider from fluid secreted by its spinnerets.
  33. Wed- to get married.
  34. Weed- any undesirable or troublesome plant, especially one that grows profusely where it is not wanted.
  35. Week- a period of seven days.
  36. Weep- to shed tears.
  37. Weigh- to find out how heavy someone or something is.
  38. Welcome- an instance or manner of greeting someone.
  39. Welfare- the health, happiness, and fortunes of a person or group.
  40. Well- in a good or satisfactory manner.
  41. West- the direction toward which the sun sets.
  42. Wet- covered or saturated with water or another liquid.
  43. Whale- a very large marine mammal with a streamlined hairless body, a horizontal tail fin, and a blowhole on top of the head.
  44. What- asking for information specifying something.
  45. Wheat- a cereal plant that is grown in large quantities to produce flour for bread.
  46. Wheel- a circular object that revolves on an axle and is fixed below a vehicle or other object to enable it to move easily over the ground.
  47. When- at what time; which time.
  48. Where- in or to what place or position.
  49. Whether- expressing a doubt or choice between alternatives.
  50. Whim- a sudden desire or change of mind.
  51. Whip- to beat with a strap or rod.
  52. Whirl- to turn or spin quickly.
  53. Whisper- to speak very softly using one’s breath without one’s vocal cords.
  54. Whistle- to make a clear or musical sound by forcing air through a small hole or passage, particularly between one’s lips or teeth.
  55. White- of the color of milk or fresh snow.
  56. Who- asking for information about a person.
  57. Whole- all of; entire.
  58. Whom- used instead of “who” as the object of a verb or preposition.
  59. Whose- belonging to or associated with which person.
  60. Why- for what reason or purpose.
  61. Wick- a strip of porous material up which liquid fuel is drawn by capillary action to burn in a flame.
  62. Wide- of great or more than average width.
  63. Widow- a woman who has lost her spouse by death and has not remarried.
  64. Width- the measurement or extent of something from side to side.
  65. Wife- a married woman.
  66. Wild- living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated.
  67. Will- expressing future tense.
  68. Win- to achieve victory in a contest or endeavor.
  69. Wind- to cause to twist or spiral.
  70. Window- an opening in the wall or roof of a building or vehicle, fitted with glass.
  71. Wine- an alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice.
  72. Wing- a modified forelimb or other appendage enabling a bird, bat, insect, or other animal to fly.
  73. Wink- to close and open one eye quickly as a signal.
  74. Winter- the coldest season of the year.
  75. Wipe- to rub with a cloth or the hand to remove dirt or moisture.
  76. Wire- metal drawn out into a thin flexible thread or rod.
  77. Wise- having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment.
  78. Wish- to have a desire for something that is not easily attainable.
  79. Witch- a woman thought to have magic powers.
  80. With- accompanied by another person or thing.
  81. Withdraw- to take back or remove.
  82. Within- inside the limits or bounds of.
  83. Without- in the absence of.
  84. Witness- a person who sees an event take place.
  85. Wolf- a wild carnivorous mammal that is the largest member of the dog family.
  86. Woman- an adult human female.
  87. Wonder- a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar.
  88. Wood- the hard fibrous material that forms the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub, used for fuel or timber.
  89. Wool- the fine soft curly or wavy hair forming the coat of a sheep or similar animal.
  90. Word- a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing.
  91. Work- activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a result.
  92. World- the earth, together with all of its countries, peoples, and natural features.
  93. Worry- to give way to anxiety or unease.
  94. Worse- of poorer quality or lower standard.
  95. Worship- the feeling or expression of reverence and adoration for a deity.
  96. Worst- of the poorest quality or the lowest standard.
  97. Worth- equivalent in value to the sum or item specified.
  98. Wound- an injury to living tissue caused by a cut, blow, or other impact, typically one in which the skin is cut or broken.
  99. Woven- made by weaving, especially as a pattern.
  100. Wrinkle- a small line or fold in something, especially fabric or the skin.

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