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Wolfish
  1. devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
  2. resembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf; "ran in wolflike packs"; "wolfish rapacity"
Wrong
  1. badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke"
  2. used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; "socks worn wrong side out"
  3. not in accord with established usage or procedure; "the wrong medicine"; "the wrong way to shuck clams"; "it is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts"
  4. contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie"
  5. characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"
  6. not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things"
  7. not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions"
  8. based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way"
  9. not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
  10. in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"
  11. any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
  12. that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong"
  13. treat unjustly; do wrong to
Wide
  1. (used of eyes) fully open or extended; "stared with wide eyes"
  2. having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"
  3. great in degree; "won by a wide margin"
  4. not on target; "the kick was wide"; "the arrow was wide of the mark"; "a claim that was wide of the truth"
  5. having ample fabric; "the current taste for wide trousers"; "a full skirt"
  6. broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
  7. very large in expanse or scope; "a broad lawn"; "the wide plains"; "a spacious view"; "spacious skies"
  8. to or over a great extent or range; far; "wandered wide through many lands"; "he traveled widely"
  9. with or by a broad space; "stand with legs wide apart"; "ran wide around left end"
  10. far from the intended target; "the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"
  11. to the fullest extent possible; "open your eyes wide"; "with the throttle wide open"
Wide Of The Mark
  1. not on target; "the kick was wide"; "the arrow was wide of the mark"; "a claim that was wide of the truth"
  2. not on target; "the kick was wide"; "the arrow was wide of the mark"; "a claim that was wide of the truth"
Wont To
  1. in the habit; "I am used to hitchhiking"; "you'll get used to the idea"; "...was wont to complain that this is a cold world"- Henry David Thoreau
Wanting
  1. inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
  2. nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
  3. wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"
  4. have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"
  5. hunt or look for; want for a particular reason; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"
  6. feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
  7. be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"
Wainscoted
  1. fitted or decorated with panels or wainscoting
Well
  1. wise or advantageous and hence advisable; "it would be well to start early"
  2. resulting favorably; "it's a good thing that I wasn't there"; "it is good that you stayed"; "it is well that no one saw you"; "all's well that ends well"
  3. in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well"
  4. in financial comfort; "They live well"; "she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died"
  5. in a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married well"; "The children were settled advantageously in Seattle"
  6. to a great extent or degree; "I'm afraid the film was well over budget"; "painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger"; "the house has fallen considerably in value"; "the price went up substantially"
  7. with skill or in a pleasing manner; "she dances well"; "he writes well"
  8. with prudence or propriety; "You would do well to say nothing more"; "could not well refuse"
  9. with great or especially intimate knowledge; "we knew them well"
  10. (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully; "a book well worth reading"; "was well aware of the difficulties ahead"; "suspected only too well what might be going on"
  11. (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'); "the children behaved well"; "a task well done"; "the party went well"; "he slept well"; "a well-argued thesis"; "a well-seasoned dish"; "a well-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty good"
  12. without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor; "took the joke well"; "took the tragic news well"
  13. indicating high probability; in all likelihood; "I might well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"
  14. thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form; "The problem is well understood"; "she was well informed"; "shake well before using"; "in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked"; "well-done beef", "well-satisfied customers"; "well-educated"
  15. favorably; with approval; "their neighbors spoke well of them"; "he thought well of the book"
  16. to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree; "the project was well underway"; "the fetus has well developed organs"; "his father was well pleased with his grades"
  17. a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  18. an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
  19. an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)
  20. a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
  21. an abundant source; "she was a well of information"
  22. come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
Well-Advised
  1. having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel; "a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan"
Wonder-Struck
  1. affected by or overcome with wonder