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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
W   Dico Tools
The 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet


W   Dico Tools
A unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm


W   Dico Tools
The cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees


W   Dico Tools
A heavy gray-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite


W-shaped   Dico Tools
Shaped in the form of the letter W


W.C.   Dico Tools
A toilet in England


W.M.D.   Dico Tools
A weapon that kills or injures civilian as well as military personnel (nuclear and chemical and biological weapons)


W._B._Yeats   Dico Tools
Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)


W._C._Fields   Dico Tools
United States comedian and film actor (1880-1946)


W._C._Handy   Dico Tools
United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)


W._E._B._Du_Bois   Dico Tools
United States civil rights leader and political activist who campaigned for equality for Black Americans (1868-1963)


W._H._Auden   Dico Tools
United States poet (born in England) (1907-1973)


W._H._Hudson   Dico Tools
English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)


W._K._Kellogg   Dico Tools
United States food manufacturer who (with his brother) developed a breakfast cereal of crisp flakes of rolled and toasted wheat and corn; he established a company to manufacture the cereal (1860-1951)


W._Somerset_Maugham   Dico Tools
English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965)


W._V._Quine   Dico Tools
United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)


W._W._Jacobs   Dico Tools
English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)


WA   Dico Tools
A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific


Wabash   Dico Tools
A tributary of the Ohio River that rises in western Ohio and flows southwestward across Indiana


Wabash_River   Dico Tools
A tributary of the Ohio River that rises in western Ohio and flows southwestward across Indiana


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Wac   Dico Tools
A member of the Women''s Army Corp that was organized during World War II but is no longer a separate branch


Wackily   Dico Tools
In a mildly insane manner; "the old lady is beginning to behave quite dottily"


Wacko   Dico Tools
A person who is regarded as eccentric or mad


Wacky   Dico Tools
Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"


Wacky   Dico Tools
Pungent adjectives of disesteem; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"


Waco   Dico Tools
A city in east central Texas


Wad   Dico Tools
A wad of something chewable as tobacco


Wad   Dico Tools
(often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"


Wad   Dico Tools
Compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"


Wad   Dico Tools
Crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"


Wadding   Dico Tools
Any material used especially to protect something


Waddle   Dico Tools
Walking with a waddling gait; walking with short steps and the weight shifting from one foot to the other


Waddle   Dico Tools
Walk unsteadily; "small children toddle"


Waddler   Dico Tools
Someone who walks with a waddling gait; "fat waddlers who walk like pigeons"


Wade   Dico Tools
English tennis player who won may women''s singles titles (born in 1945)


Wade   Dico Tools
Walk (through relatively shallow water); "Can we wade across the river to the other side?"; "Wade the pond"


Wader   Dico Tools
Any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food


Waders   Dico Tools
Waterproof hip boots (sometimes extending to the chest) worn by anglers


Wadi   Dico Tools
Gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season


Wading   Dico Tools
Walking with your feet in shallow water


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Wading_bird   Dico Tools
Any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food


Wading_pool   Dico Tools
A shallow pool for children


Wads   Dico Tools
A large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed a mountain of newspapers"


Wafer   Dico Tools
Thin disk of unleavened bread used in a religious service (especially in the celebration of the Eucharist)


Wafer   Dico Tools
A small thin crisp cake or cookie


Wafer   Dico Tools
A small adhesive disk of paste; used to seal letters


Wafer-thin   Dico Tools
Very thin; "wafer-thin sheets of metal"


Wafer-thin   Dico Tools
Very thin; "it was cut wafer-thin"


Waffle   Dico Tools
Pancake batter baked in a waffle iron


Waffle   Dico Tools
Pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness; "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"


Waffler   Dico Tools
Someone who speaks or writes in a vague and evasive manner


Waft   Dico Tools
A long flag; often tapering


Waft   Dico Tools
Be driven or carried along, as by the air; "Sounds wafted into the room"


Waft   Dico Tools
Blow gently; "A breeze wafted through the door"


Wafture   Dico Tools
The act of signaling by a movement of the hand


Wag   Dico Tools
Causing to move repeatedly from side to side


Wag   Dico Tools
A witty amusing person who makes jokes


Wag   Dico Tools
Move from side to side; "The happy dog wagged his tail"


Wage   Dico Tools
Something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"


Wage   Dico Tools
As of wars, battles, or campaigns; "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"


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Wage-earning   Dico Tools
Of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers; "party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw


Wage-earning   Dico Tools
Working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries; "working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor"


Wager   Dico Tools
The act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"


Wager   Dico Tools
The money risked on a gamble


Wager   Dico Tools
Maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"


Wager   Dico Tools
Stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"


Wagerer   Dico Tools
Someone who bets


Wages   Dico Tools
A recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"


Wage_claim   Dico Tools
The wage demanded from management for workers by their union representatives


Wage_concession   Dico Tools
An agreement to raise wages


Wage_earner   Dico Tools
Someone who earn wages in return for their labor


Wage_floor   Dico Tools
Floor below which wages are not allowed to fall


Wage_freeze   Dico Tools
Freeze of wages at a given level


Wage_hike   Dico Tools
The amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"


Wage_increase   Dico Tools
The amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"


Wage_scale   Dico Tools
A schedule of wages paid for different jobs


Wage_schedule   Dico Tools
A schedule of wages paid for different jobs


Wage_setter   Dico Tools
Any financial condition or variable that serves to set wage rates


Wagga_Wagga   Dico Tools
A town on the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales; agricultural trading center


Waggery   Dico Tools
A quaint and amusing jest


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Waggery   Dico Tools
Waggish behavior


Waggish   Dico Tools
Witty or joking; "Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer"- James Fenimore Cooper


Waggishly   Dico Tools
In a waggish manner


Waggishness   Dico Tools
Waggish behavior


Waggle   Dico Tools
Causing to move repeatedly from side to side


Waggle   Dico Tools
Move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motion


Waggle   Dico Tools
Move from side to side; "The happy dog wagged his tail"


Waggon   Dico Tools
A car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat


Waggon   Dico Tools
Any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by a horse or tractor


Waggoner   Dico Tools
The driver of a wagon


Waggonwright   Dico Tools
A wagon maker


Wagner   Dico Tools
The music of Wagner; "they say that Hitler listened only to Wagner"


Wagner   Dico Tools
German composer of operas and inventor of the music drama in which drama and spectacle and music are fused (1813-1883)


Wagner   Dico Tools
Austrian architect and pioneer of modern architecture (1841-1918)


Wagnerian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Richard Wagner or his music


Wagon   Dico Tools
A car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat


Wagon   Dico Tools
Van used by police to transport prisoners


Wagon   Dico Tools
Any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by a horse or tractor


Wagon   Dico Tools
A child''s four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting


Wagon   Dico Tools
A group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major


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Wagon-lit   Dico Tools
A passenger car that has berths for sleeping


Wagoner   Dico Tools
The driver of a wagon


Wagonwright   Dico Tools
A wagon maker


Wagon_tire   Dico Tools
A metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel


Wagon_train   Dico Tools
A procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file; "we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels"; "they joined the wagon train for safety"


Wagon_wheel   Dico Tools
A wheel of a wagon


Wagram   Dico Tools
A battle in the Napoleonic campaigns (1809); Napoleon defeated the Austrians


Wagtail   Dico Tools
Old World bird having a very long tail that jerks up and down as it walks


Wahabi   Dico Tools
A member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam; "Ossama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim"


Wahabism   Dico Tools
A conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia; "Osama bin Laden and his followers practice Wahhabism"


Wahhabi   Dico Tools
A member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam; "Ossama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim"


Wahhabism   Dico Tools
A conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia; "Osama bin Laden and his followers practice Wahhabism"


Wahoo   Dico Tools
Large fast-moving predacious food and game fish; found worldwide


Wahoo   Dico Tools
Deciduous shrub having purple capsules enclosing scarlet seeds


Wahoo   Dico Tools
Upright deciduous plant with crimson pods and seeds; the eastern United States from New York to Florida and Texas


Wahunsonacock   Dico Tools
Indian chief and founder of the Powhatan confederacy of tribes in eastern Virginia; father of Pocahontas (1550?-1618)


Wahvey   Dico Tools
A name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH


Waif   Dico Tools
A homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"


Waikiki   Dico Tools
A well-known beach and resort area on Oahu Island southeast of Honolulu


Wail   Dico Tools
A cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"


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Wail   Dico Tools
Cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"


Wail   Dico Tools
Emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"


Wailer   Dico Tools
A mourner who utters long loud high-pitched cries


Wailful   Dico Tools
Vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression; "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare


Wailing   Dico Tools
Loud cries made while weeping


Wailing   Dico Tools
Vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression; "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare


Wailing_Wall   Dico Tools
A wall in Jerusalem; sacred to Jews as a place of prayer and lamentation; its stones are believed to have formed part of the Temple of Solomon


Wain   Dico Tools
Large open farm wagon


Wain   Dico Tools
A group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major


Wain   Dico Tools
English writer (1925-1994)


Wainscot   Dico Tools
Wooden panel used to line the walls of a room


Wainscot   Dico Tools
Panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest


Wainscoted   Dico Tools
Used of walls; decorated with panels or wainscoting


Wainscoting   Dico Tools
Wooden panel used to line the walls of a room


Wainscoting   Dico Tools
A wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively)


Wainscotting   Dico Tools
Wooden panel used to line the walls of a room


Wainscotting   Dico Tools
A wainscoted wall (or wainscoted walls collectively)


Wainwright   Dico Tools
A wagon maker


Waist   Dico Tools
The narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole


Waist   Dico Tools
The narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips


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Waist-deep   Dico Tools
Up to the waist; "the water rose waist-high"


Waist-high   Dico Tools
Up to the waist; "the water rose waist-high"


Waistband   Dico Tools
A band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers


Waistcloth   Dico Tools
A band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers


Waistcoat   Dico Tools
A man''s sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat


Waistline   Dico Tools
The narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips


Waist_anchor   Dico Tools
Spare anchor for use in emergency


Waist_pack   Dico Tools
A small pouch (usually with a zipper) that attaches to a belt and is worn around the waist


Wait   Dico Tools
The act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); "the wait was an ordeal for him"


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Time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"


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Look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"


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Serve as a waiter in a restaurant; "I''m waiting on tables at Maxim''s"


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Stay in one place and anticipate or expect something; "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"


Wait   Dico Tools
Wait before acting


Waiter   Dico Tools
A person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)


Waiter   Dico Tools
A person who waits or awaits


Waiter's_assistant   Dico Tools
A restaurant attendant who sets tables and assists waiters and clears away dirty dishes


Waiting   Dico Tools
The act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); "the wait was an ordeal for him"


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Being and remaining ready and available for use; "waiting cars and limousines lined the curb"; "found her mother waiting for them"; "an impressive array of food ready and waiting for the guests"; "military forces ready and waiting"


Waiting_area   Dico Tools
A public room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait


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Waiting_game   Dico Tools
A strategy of delay


Waiting_line   Dico Tools
A line of people or vehicles waiting for something


Waiting_list   Dico Tools
A roster of those waiting to obtain something


Waiting_room   Dico Tools
A public room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait


Waitress   Dico Tools
A woman waiter


Wait_on   Dico Tools
Work for or be a servant to; "May I serve you?"; "She attends the old lady in the wheelchair"; "Can you wait on our table, please?"; "Is a salesperson assisting you?"; "The minister served the King for many years"


Waive   Dico Tools
Lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime


Waive   Dico Tools
Do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"


Waiver   Dico Tools
A formal written statement of relinquishment


Wajda   Dico Tools
Polish filmmaker (born in 1929)


Wakashan   Dico Tools
A family of North American Indian languages of British Columbia and Washington


Wakashan   Dico Tools
A member of one of the peoples in British Columbia and Washington who speak the Wakashan language


Wakashan_language   Dico Tools
A family of North American Indian languages of British Columbia and Washington


Wake   Dico Tools
A vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there''s no weeping at an Irish wake"


Wake   Dico Tools
The wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat''s wake capsized the canoe"


Wake   Dico Tools
An island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii


Wake   Dico Tools
The consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"


Wake   Dico Tools
Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"


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Cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."


Wake   Dico Tools
Be awake, be alert, be there


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Make aware of; "His words woke us to terrible facts of the situation"


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Arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees'' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"


Wake-robin   Dico Tools
Common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries


Wake-robin   Dico Tools
Any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower


Wake-up_call   Dico Tools
A telephone call that you request be made a specific time in order to wake you up at that time (especially in hotels); "she left a wake-up call for 7 a.m."


Wake-up_call   Dico Tools
A warning to take action concerning something that was overlooked or neglected; "the bombing was a wake-up call to strengthene domestic security"


Wake-up_signal   Dico Tools
(military) signal to wake up


Wakeboard   Dico Tools
A buoyant board (resembling a surfboard) that is used to ride over water while being pulled behind a motorboat


Wakeful   Dico Tools
Carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger; "a policy of open-eyed awareness"; "the vigilant eye of the town watch"; "there was a watchful dignity in the room"; "a watchful parent with a toddler in tow"


Wakeful   Dico Tools
(of sleep) easily disturbed; "in a light doze"; "a light sleeper"; "a restless wakeful night"


Wakefulness   Dico Tools
A periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world


Wakefulness   Dico Tools
A temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep


Wakeless   Dico Tools
(of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"


Waken   Dico Tools
Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"


Waken   Dico Tools
Cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."


Wakening   Dico Tools
The act of waking; "it was an early awakening"; "it was the waking up he hated most"


Waker   Dico Tools
A person who awakes; "an early waker"


Waker   Dico Tools
Someone who rouses others from sleep


Wake_board   Dico Tools
A buoyant board (resembling a surfboard) that is used to ride over water while being pulled behind a motorboat


Wake_Island   Dico Tools
An island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii


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Wake_up   Dico Tools
Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"


Wake_up   Dico Tools
Cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."


Waking   Dico Tools
The state of remaining awake; "days of danger and nights of waking"


Waking(a)   Dico Tools
Marked by full consciousness or alertness; "worked every moment of my waking hours"


Waking_up   Dico Tools
The act of waking; "it was an early awakening"; "it was the waking up he hated most"


Walapai   Dico Tools
The Yuman language spoken by the Walapai people


Walapai   Dico Tools
A member of a North American people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona


Walbiri   Dico Tools
A language of Australian aborigines


Waldheim   Dico Tools
Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)


Waldmeister   Dico Tools
Fragrant dark green leaves used to flavor May wine


Waldmeister   Dico Tools
Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula


Waldorf_salad   Dico Tools
Typically made of apples and celery with nuts or raisins and dressed with mayonnaise


Wale   Dico Tools
Thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship


Wale   Dico Tools
A raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions


Wales   Dico Tools
One of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria


Walesa   Dico Tools
Polish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)


Walhalla   Dico Tools
(Norse mythology) the hall in which Odin received the souls of slain heroes


Walk   Dico Tools
(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"


Walk   Dico Tools
The act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"


Walk   Dico Tools
The act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"


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Walk   Dico Tools
A slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground


Walk   Dico Tools
Careers in general; "it happens in all walks of life"


Walk   Dico Tools
A path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"


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Manner of walking; "he had a funny walk"


Walk   Dico Tools
Obtain a base on balls


Walk   Dico Tools
Give a base on balls to


Walk   Dico Tools
Take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure; "The lovers held hands while walking"; "We like to walk every Sunday"


Walk   Dico Tools
Use one''s feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don''t run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"


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Make walk; "He walks the horse up the mountain"; "Walk the dog twice a day"


Walk   Dico Tools
Accompany or escort; "I''ll walk you to your car"


Walk   Dico Tools
Traverse or cover by walking; "Walk the tightrope"; "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"; "She walks 3 miles every day"


Walk   Dico Tools
Walk at a pace; "The horsese walked across the meadow"


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Be or act in association with; "We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"; "Walk with God"


Walk   Dico Tools
Live or behave in a specified manner; "walk in sadness"


Walk-in   Dico Tools
A small room large enough to admit entrance


Walk-in   Dico Tools
An assured victory (especially in an election)


Walk-in   Dico Tools
An operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum


Walk-in   Dico Tools
Person who walks in without having an appointment; "the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins"


Walk-in(a)   Dico Tools
(of e.g. closets or refrigerators) extending very far enough back to allow a person to enter; "a deep walk-in refrigerator"; "walk-in closets"


Walk-on   Dico Tools
Plays a small part in a dramatic production


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Walk-on   Dico Tools
Not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines; "had a nonspeaking role in the play"


Walk-through   Dico Tools
The act of walking in order to view something; "the realtor took her on a walk-through of the apartment"


Walk-through   Dico Tools
A first perfunctory rehearsal of a theatrical production in which actors read their lines from the script and move as directed


Walk-through   Dico Tools
A pedestrian passageway through the ground floor of a building


Walk-through   Dico Tools
A thorough explanation (usually accompanied by a demonstration) of each step in a procedure or process; "she gave me a walk-through of my new duties"


Walk-to(a)   Dico Tools
Close enough to be walked to; "walking distance"; "the factory with the big parking lot...is more convenient than the walk-to factory"


Walk-up   Dico Tools
An apartment building without an elevator


Walk-up   Dico Tools
An apartment in a building without an elevator


Walk-up   Dico Tools
A building with no elevator; "a walk-up apartment"


Walk-up_apartment   Dico Tools
An apartment in a building without an elevator


Walkabout   Dico Tools
Nomadic excursions into the bush made by an Aborigine


Walkabout   Dico Tools
A public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally


Walkabout   Dico Tools
A walking trip or tour


Walkaway   Dico Tools
An easy victory


Walker   Dico Tools
An enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk


Walker   Dico Tools
A light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk


Walker   Dico Tools
A shoe designed for comfortable walking


Walker   Dico Tools
A person who travels by foot


Walker   Dico Tools
United States writer (born in 1944)


Walker   Dico Tools
New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)


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Walker_foxhound   Dico Tools
An American breed of foxhound


Walker_hound   Dico Tools
An American breed of foxhound


Walker_Percy   Dico Tools
United States writer whose novels explored human alienation (1916-1990)


Walker_Smith   Dico Tools
United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)


Walkie-talkie   Dico Tools
Small portable radio link (receiver and transmitter)


Walking   Dico Tools
The act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"


Walking(a)   Dico Tools
Close enough to be walked to; "walking distance"; "the factory with the big parking lot...is more convenient than the walk-to factory"


Walkingstick   Dico Tools
Any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodies


Walking_delegate   Dico Tools
A union representative who visits workers at their jobs to see whether agreements are observed


Walking_fern   Dico Tools
Ferns having lanceolate fronds that root at the tip


Walking_horse   Dico Tools
A horse marked by stamina and trained to move at a fast running walk


Walking_leaf   Dico Tools
Tropical insect having a flattened leaflike body; common in southern Asia and the East Indies


Walking_leaf   Dico Tools
Ferns having lanceolate fronds that root at the tip


Walking_on_air   Dico Tools
A state of extreme happiness


Walking_papers   Dico Tools
(informal) a notice of dismissal or discharge


Walking_shoe   Dico Tools
A light comfortable shoe designed for vigorous walking


Walking_stick   Dico Tools
Any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodies


Walking_stick   Dico Tools
A stick carried in the hand for support in walking


Walkout   Dico Tools
The act of walking out (of a meeting or organization) as a sign of protest; "there was a walkout by the Black members as the chairman rose to speak"


Walkout   Dico Tools
A strike in which the workers walk out


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Walkover   Dico Tools
Backbends combined with handstands


Walkover   Dico Tools
Any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"


Walkway   Dico Tools
A path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"


Walky-talky   Dico Tools
Small portable radio link (receiver and transmitter)


Walk_about   Dico Tools
Walk with no particular goal; "we were walking around in the garden"; "after breakfast, she walked about in the park"


Walk_around   Dico Tools
Walk with no particular goal; "we were walking around in the garden"; "after breakfast, she walked about in the park"


Walk_around   Dico Tools
Walk around something


Walk_around   Dico Tools
Walk randomly; "We were walking around in the neighborhood to see whether we could find an open drugstore"


Walk_around   Dico Tools
Behave in a certain manner or have certain properties; "He walks around with his nose in the air"; "She walks around with this strange boyfriend"


Walk_away   Dico Tools
Go away from; "The actor walked off before he got his cue"; "I got annoyed and just walked off"


Walk_in   Dico Tools
Enter by walking; "She walks in at all hours, as if she lived here"


Walk_off   Dico Tools
Go away from; "The actor walked off before he got his cue"; "I got annoyed and just walked off"


Walk_off   Dico Tools
Take without permission; "he walked off with my wife!"; "The thief walked off with my gold watch"


Walk_of_life   Dico Tools
Careers in general; "it happens in all walks of life"


Walk_on_air   Dico Tools
Feel extreme happiness or elation


Walk_out   Dico Tools
Leave suddenly, often as an expression of disapproval; "She walked out on her husband and children"


Walk_out   Dico Tools
Leave abruptly, often in protest or anger; "The customer that was not served walked out"


Walk_out   Dico Tools
Stop work in order to press demands; "The auto workers are striking for higher wages"; "The employees walked out when their demand for better benefits was not met"


Walk_out_of   Dico Tools
Leave, usually as an expression of disapproval


Walk_over   Dico Tools
Beat easily; "The local team walked over their old rivals for the championship"


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Walk_through   Dico Tools
Perform in a perfunctory way, as for a first rehearsal


Wall   Dico Tools
An embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"


Wall   Dico Tools
An architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"


Wall   Dico Tools
A masonry fence (as around an estate or garden); "the wall followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"


Wall   Dico Tools
A layer of material that encloses space; "the walls of the cylinder were perforated"; "the container''s walls were blue"


Wall   Dico Tools
(anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure; "stomach walls"


Wall   Dico Tools
Anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect; "a wall of water"; "a wall of smoke"; "a wall of prejudice"; "negotiations ran into a brick wall"


Wall   Dico Tools
A vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)


Wall   Dico Tools
A difficult or awkward situation; "his back was to the wall"; "competition was pushing them to the wall"


Wall   Dico Tools
Surround with a wall in order to fortify


Wall-less   Dico Tools
Lacking walls; "the wall-less ground floor is open to the winds"


Wall-paperer   Dico Tools
A worker who papers walls


Wallaby   Dico Tools
Any of various small or medium-sized kangaroos often brightly colored


Wallace   Dico Tools
English naturalist who formulated a concept of evolution that resembled Charles Darwin''s (1823-1913)


Wallace   Dico Tools
English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)


Wallace   Dico Tools
Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated Wallace and subsequently executed him (1270-1305)


Wallace_Carothers   Dico Tools
United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)


Wallace_Hume_Carothers   Dico Tools
United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)


Wallace_Stevens   Dico Tools
United States poet (1879-1955)


Wallah   Dico Tools
Usually in combination: person in charge of or employed at a particular thing; "a kitchen wallah"; "the book wallah"


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Walla_Walla   Dico Tools
A town in southeastern Washington near the Oregon border


Wallboard   Dico Tools
Thin sheet used to cover walls or partitions


Walled   Dico Tools
Having or surrounded by walls or walls of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; "the ancient walled city of Jerico"; "thick-walled cells"


Wallenstein   Dico Tools
Austrian general who fought for the Hapsburgs during the Thirty Years'' War (1583-1634)


Waller   Dico Tools
United States jazz musician (1904-1943)


Wallet   Dico Tools
A pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money


Walleye   Dico Tools
Pike-like freshwater perches


Walleye   Dico Tools
Strabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward


Walleyed   Dico Tools
Having divergent strabismus


Walleyed_pike   Dico Tools
Pike-like freshwater perches


Wallflower   Dico Tools
Remains on sidelines at social event


Wallflower   Dico Tools
Perennial of southern Europe having clusters of fragrant flowers of all colors especially yellow and orange; often naturalized on old walls or cliffs; sometimes placed in genus Erysimum


Wallflower   Dico Tools
Any of numerous plants of the genus Erysimum having fragrant yellow or orange or brownish flowers


Wallis_Warfield_Simpson   Dico Tools
United States divorcee whose marriage to Edward VIII created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication


Wallis_Warfield_Windsor   Dico Tools
United States divorcee whose marriage to Edward VIII created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication


Walloon   Dico Tools
Dialect of French spoken in Belgium and adjacent parts of France


Walloon   Dico Tools
An ethnic group speaking a dialect of French and living in southern and eastern Belgium and neighboring parts of France


Walloon   Dico Tools
A member of the French-speaking people living in Belgium


Wallop   Dico Tools
A severe blow


Wallop   Dico Tools
A forceful consequence; a strong effect; "the book had an important impact on my thinking"; "the book packs a wallop"


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Wallop   Dico Tools
Defeat soundly and utterly; "We''ll wallop them!"


Wallop   Dico Tools
Hit hard; "The teacher whacked the boy"


Walloper   Dico Tools
A gross untruth; a blatant lie


Walloper   Dico Tools
A winner by a wide margin


Walloper   Dico Tools
A very hard hitter


Walloping   Dico Tools
A sound defeat


Walloping   Dico Tools
(used informally) very large; "a thumping loss"


Wallow   Dico Tools
An indolent or clumsy rolling about; "a good wallow in the water"


Wallow   Dico Tools
A puddle where animals go to wallow


Wallow   Dico Tools
Delight greatly in; "wallow in your success!"


Wallow   Dico Tools
Devote oneself entirely to something; indulge in to an immoderate degree, usually with pleasure; "Wallow in luxury"; "wallow in your sorrows"


Wallow   Dico Tools
Be ecstatic with joy


Wallow   Dico Tools
Roll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud"


Wallow   Dico Tools
Rise up as if in waves; "smoke billowed up nto the sky"


Wallpaper   Dico Tools
A decorative paper for the walls of rooms


Wallpaper   Dico Tools
Cover with wallpaper


Wallpaperer   Dico Tools
A worker who papers walls


Wally   Dico Tools
A silly and inept person; someone who is regarded as stupid


Wall_barley   Dico Tools
European annual grass often found as a weed in waste ground especially along roadsides and hedgerows


Wall_clock   Dico Tools
A clock mounted on a wall


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Wall_creeper   Dico Tools
Crimson-and-gray songbird that inhabits town walls and mountain cliffs of southern Eurasia and northern Africa


Wall_fern   Dico Tools
Mat-forming lithophytic or terrestrial fern with creeping rootstocks and large pinnatifid fronds found throughout North America and Europe and Africa and east Asia


Wall_germander   Dico Tools
European perennial subshrub with red-purple or bright rose flowers with red and white spots


Wall_hanging   Dico Tools
Decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; "the cold castle walls were covered with hangings"


Wall_in   Dico Tools
Enclose with a wall


Wall_of_silence   Dico Tools
The secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers; "the blue wall cracked when some officers refused to take part in the cover-up"


Wall_painting   Dico Tools
A painting that is applied to a wall surface


Wall_panel   Dico Tools
Paneling that forms part of a wall


Wall_pellitory   Dico Tools
Herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and small pink apetalous flowers


Wall_pepper   Dico Tools
Mossy European creeping sedum with yellow flowers; widely introduced as a ground cover


Wall_plate   Dico Tools
Plate (a timber along the top of a wall) to support the ends of joists, etc., and distribute the load


Wall_plug   Dico Tools
Receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices


Wall_rock   Dico Tools
A rock immediately adjacent to a vein or fault


Wall_rocket   Dico Tools
Yellow-flowered European plant that grows on old walls and in waste places; an adventive weed in North America


Wall_rue   Dico Tools
Small delicate spleenwort found on a steep slope (as a wall or cliff) of Eurasia and North America


Wall_rue_spleenwort   Dico Tools
Small delicate spleenwort found on a steep slope (as a wall or cliff) of Eurasia and North America


Wall_socket   Dico Tools
Receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices


Wall_St.   Dico Tools
A street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located; symbol of American finance


Wall_Street   Dico Tools
Used to allude to the securities industry of the United States


Wall_Street   Dico Tools
A street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located; symbol of American finance


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Wall_tent   Dico Tools
A canvas tent with four vertical walls


Wall_unit   Dico Tools
A piece of furniture having several units that stands against one wall of a room


Wall_up   Dico Tools
Enclose with a wall


Walnut   Dico Tools
Nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell


Walnut   Dico Tools
Any of various trees of the genus Juglans


Walnut   Dico Tools
Hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees; used especially for furniture and paneling


Walnut_blight   Dico Tools
A disease of English walnut trees


Walnut_family   Dico Tools
Trees having usually edible nuts: butternuts; walnuts; hickories; pecans


Walnut_oil   Dico Tools
Oil from walnuts


Walnut_tree   Dico Tools
Any of various trees of the genus Juglans


Walpole   Dico Tools
Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)


Walpole   Dico Tools
English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)


Walpurgis_Night   Dico Tools
Eve of May Day


Walrus   Dico Tools
Either of two large northern marine mammals having ivory tusks and tough hide over thick blubber


Walrus_moustache   Dico Tools
A bushy droopy mustache


Walrus_mustache   Dico Tools
A bushy droopy mustache


Walter   Dico Tools
German conductor (1876-1962)


Walter_de_la_Mare   Dico Tools
English poet remembered for his verse for children (1873-1956)


Walter_Elias_Disney   Dico Tools
United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck; founded Disneyland (1901-1966)


Walter_Gropius   Dico Tools
United States architect (born in Germany) and founder of the Bauhaus school (1883-1969)


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Walter_Hess   Dico Tools
Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)


Walter_John_de_la_Mare   Dico Tools
English poet remembered for his verse for children (1873-1956)


Walter_Lippmann   Dico Tools
United States journalist (1889-1974)


Walter_Mitty   Dico Tools
Fictional character created by James Thurber who daydreams about his adventures and triumphs


Walter_Piston   Dico Tools
United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976)


Walter_Ralegh   Dico Tools
English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)


Walter_Raleigh   Dico Tools
English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)


Walter_Reed   Dico Tools
United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)


Walter_Rudolf_Hess   Dico Tools
Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)


Walter_Scott   Dico Tools
British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)


Walter_William_Skeat   Dico Tools
English philologist (1835-1912)


Walther_Hermann_Nernst   Dico Tools
German physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)


Walther_Richard_Rudolf_Hess   Dico Tools
Nazi leader who in 1941 flew to Scotland in an apparent attempt to negotiate a peace treaty with Great Britain but was imprisoned for life (1894-1987)


Walton   Dico Tools
Irish physicist who (with Sir John Cockcroft in 1931) first split an atom (1903-1995)


Walton   Dico Tools
English writer remember for his treatise on fishing (1593-1683)


Walton   Dico Tools
English composer (1902-1983)


Waltz   Dico Tools
A ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat


Waltz   Dico Tools
Music composed in triple time for waltzing


Waltz   Dico Tools
An assured victory (especially in an election)


Waltz   Dico Tools
Dance a waltz


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Waltzer   Dico Tools
A dancer who waltzes


Waltz_around   Dico Tools
Dance a waltz


Walt_Disney   Dico Tools
United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck; founded Disneyland (1901-1966)


Walt_Disney_World   Dico Tools
A large amusement park established in 1971 southwest of Orlando


Walt_Whitman   Dico Tools
United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)


Walt_Whitman_Bridge   Dico Tools
A suspension bridge across the Delaware River


Wamble   Dico Tools
Move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motion


Wampanoag   Dico Tools
A member of the Algonquian people of Rhode Island and Massachusetts who greeted the Pilgrims


Wampee   Dico Tools
American plant having spikes of blue flowers and growing in shallow water of streams and ponds


Wampum   Dico Tools
Small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency


Wampum   Dico Tools
Informal terms for money


Wampumpeag   Dico Tools
Small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency


WAN   Dico Tools
A computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network


Wan   Dico Tools
Become pale and sickly


Wan   Dico Tools
Lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness; "a wan smile"


Wan   Dico Tools
Abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"


Wan   Dico Tools
(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan li


Wanamaker   Dico Tools
United States businessman whose business grew into one of the first department stores (1838-1922)


Wand   Dico Tools
A baton used by a magician or water diviner


Wand   Dico Tools
A ceremonial or emblematic staff


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Wandala   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken in the Mandara mountains in Cameroon; has only two vowels


Wanda_Landowska   Dico Tools
United States harpsichordist (born in Poland) who helped to revive modern interest in the harpsichord (1879-1959)


Wander   Dico Tools
Lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story"; "her mind wanders"; "Don''t digress when you give a lecture"


Wander   Dico Tools
Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They ro


Wander   Dico Tools
To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"


Wander   Dico Tools
Go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"


Wander   Dico Tools
Be sexually unfaithful to one''s partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"


Wanderer   Dico Tools
A computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine


Wanderer   Dico Tools
Someone who leads a wandering unsettled life


Wandering   Dico Tools
Travelling about without any clear destination; "she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him"


Wandering   Dico Tools
Having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"


Wandering   Dico Tools
(of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently; "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes"


Wandering(a)   Dico Tools
Of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"


Wandering_albatross   Dico Tools
Very large albatross; white with wide black wings


Wandering_Jew   Dico Tools
A legendary Jew condemned to roam the world for mocking Jesus at the Crucifixion


Wandering_nerve   Dico Tools
A mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera


Wanderlust   Dico Tools
Very strong or irresistible impulse to travel


Wandflower   Dico Tools
Tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall


Wandflower   Dico Tools
A showy often-cultivated plant with tawny yellow often purple-spotted flowers


Wane   Dico Tools
A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)


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Wane   Dico Tools
Grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned"


Wane   Dico Tools
Decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"


Wane   Dico Tools
Become smaller; "Interest in his novels waned"


Wangle   Dico Tools
An instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery


Wangle   Dico Tools
Achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods


Wangle   Dico Tools
Fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"


Wangler   Dico Tools
A deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods


Wangling   Dico Tools
An instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery


Waning   Dico Tools
A gradual decrease in magnitude or extent; "the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious"; "the waxing and waning of the moon"


Waning   Dico Tools
(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases; "after full moon comes the waning moon"


Wank   Dico Tools
Slang terms for masturbation


Wank   Dico Tools
Get sexual gratification through self-stimulation


Wankel_engine   Dico Tools
A rotary engine that is a four-stroke internal-combustion engine without reciprocating parts


Wankel_rotary_engine   Dico Tools
A rotary engine that is a four-stroke internal-combustion engine without reciprocating parts


Wanker   Dico Tools
Terms of abuse for a masturbator


Wanly   Dico Tools
In a weak or pale or languid manner; "she was smiling wanly"


Wannabe   Dico Tools
An ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"


Wannabee   Dico Tools
An ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"


Wanness   Dico Tools
Unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)


Want   Dico Tools
A specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"


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Want   Dico Tools
Anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"


Want   Dico Tools
The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"


Want   Dico Tools
A state of extreme poverty


Want   Dico Tools
Wish or demand the presence of; "I want you here at noon!"


Want   Dico Tools
Have need of; "This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner"


Want   Dico Tools
Hunt or look for; want for a particular reason; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"


Want   Dico Tools
Feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"


Want   Dico Tools
Be without, lack; be deficient in; "want courtesy"; "want the strength to go on living"; "flood victims wanting food and shelter"


Wanted   Dico Tools
Characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for; "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted"


Wanted   Dico Tools
Desired or wished for or sought; "couldn''t keep her eyes off the wanted toy"; "a wanted criminal"; "a wanted poster"


Wanted   Dico Tools
Freely permitted or invited; "invited guests"


Wanted_notice   Dico Tools
A public announcement by a law enforcement agency that they desire to question or arrest some person


Wanted_poster   Dico Tools
A public announcement by a law enforcement agency that they desire to question or arrest some person


Wanter   Dico Tools
A person who wants or needs something; "an owner of many things and needer of none"


Wanting(a)   Dico Tools
Not existing; "innovation has been sadly lacking"; "character development is missing from the book"


Wanting(p)   Dico Tools
Inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"


Wanton   Dico Tools
Lewd or lascivious woman


Wanton   Dico Tools
Behave extremely cruelly and brutally


Wanton   Dico Tools
Engage in amorous play


Wanton   Dico Tools
Become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously


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Wanton   Dico Tools
Spend wastefully; "wanton one''s money away"


Wanton   Dico Tools
Indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life


Wanton   Dico Tools
Waste time; spend one''s time idly or inefficiently


Wanton   Dico Tools
Casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"


Wanton   Dico Tools
Occurring without motivation or provocation; "motiveless malignity"; "unprovoked and dastardly attack"- F.D.Roosevelt


Wantonly   Dico Tools
In a licentious and promiscuous manner; "this young girl has to share a room with her mother who lives promiscuously"


Wantonly   Dico Tools
In a wanton manner; "the animals were killed wantonly for sport"


Wantonness   Dico Tools
The quality of being lewd and lascivious


Wantonness   Dico Tools
The trait of lacking restraint or control; freedom from inhibition or worry; "she danced with abandon"


Wanton_away   Dico Tools
Spend wastefully; "wanton one''s money away"


Wanton_away   Dico Tools
Waste time; spend one''s time idly or inefficiently


Want_ad   Dico Tools
A newspaper advertisement stating what is wanted


Wapiti   Dico Tools
Large North American deer with large much-branched antlers


War   Dico Tools
A concerted campaign to end something that is injurious; "the war on poverty"; "the war against crime"


War   Dico Tools
The waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"


War   Dico Tools
An active struggle between competing entities; "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"


War   Dico Tools
A legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply; "war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring"


War   Dico Tools
Make or wage war


War-ridden   Dico Tools
Engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"; "a fighting war"


War-torn   Dico Tools
Laid waste by war


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War-worn   Dico Tools
Laid waste by war


Waratah   Dico Tools
Tall shrub of eastern Australia having oblanceolate to obovate leaves and red flowers in compact racemes


Waratah   Dico Tools
Straggling shrub with narrow leaves and conspicuous red flowers in dense globular racemes


Warble   Dico Tools
A lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly


Warble   Dico Tools
Sing by changing register; sing by yodeling; "The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"


Warble   Dico Tools
Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below


Warbler   Dico Tools
A small active songbird


Warbler   Dico Tools
A singer; usually a singer who adds embellishments to the song


Warble_fly   Dico Tools
Hairy bee-like fly whose larvae produce lumpy abscesses (warbles) under the skin of cattle


Warburg   Dico Tools
German art historian (1866-1929)


Warburg   Dico Tools
German biochemist who pioneered the use of chemical techniques in biological investigations; noted for studies of cellular respiration (1883-1970)


Ward   Dico Tools
A division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)


Ward   Dico Tools
Block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"


Ward   Dico Tools
A district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections


Ward   Dico Tools
A person who is under the protection or in the custody of another


Ward   Dico Tools
United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)


Ward   Dico Tools
English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women''s suffrage movement (1851-1920)


Ward   Dico Tools
English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)


Ward   Dico Tools
Watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I''m away"


Ward-heeler   Dico Tools
A politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends


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Warden   Dico Tools
The chief official in charge of a prison


Wardenship   Dico Tools
The position of warden


Warder   Dico Tools
The chief official in charge of a prison


Wardership   Dico Tools
The position of warder


Wardress   Dico Tools
A woman warder


Wardrobe   Dico Tools
A tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes


Wardrobe   Dico Tools
Collection of clothing belonging to one person


Wardrobe   Dico Tools
Collection of costumes belonging to a theatrical company


Wardroom   Dico Tools
Military quarters for dining and recreation for officers of a warship (except the captain)


Ward_off   Dico Tools
Avert, turn away, or repel; "Ward off danger"


Ward_off   Dico Tools
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let''s avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"


Ware   Dico Tools
Articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: silverware; software


Ware   Dico Tools
Spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"


Warehouse   Dico Tools
A storehouse for goods and merchandise


Warehouse   Dico Tools
Store in a warehouse


Warehouseman   Dico Tools
A workman who manages or works in a warehouse


Warehouseman's_lien   Dico Tools
Right of a warehouseman to retain goods until all storage charges have been paid


Warehouser   Dico Tools
A workman who manages or works in a warehouse


Warehousing   Dico Tools
Depositing in a warehouse


Wares   Dico Tools
Commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"


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Warfare   Dico Tools
The waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"


Warfare   Dico Tools
An active struggle between competing entities; "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"


Warfarin   Dico Tools
An anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus


Warhead   Dico Tools
The front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents


Warhol   Dico Tools
United States artist who was a leader of the pop art movement (1930-1987)


Warhorse   Dico Tools
Horse used in war


Warhorse   Dico Tools
A work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition


Warhorse   Dico Tools
An experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service


Warily   Dico Tools
In a wary manner; "the sailor watched the sky warily"


Wariness   Dico Tools
The trait of being cautious and watchful


Warji   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria


Warlike   Dico Tools
Suggesting war or military life


Warlike   Dico Tools
Inclined to make war


Warlock   Dico Tools
A male witch or demon


Warlord   Dico Tools
Supreme military leader exercising civil power in a region especially one accountable to nobody when the central government is weak


Warlpiri   Dico Tools
A language of Australian aborigines


Warm   Dico Tools
Make warm or warmer; "The blanket will warm you"


Warm   Dico Tools
Get warm or warmer; "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"


Warm   Dico Tools
Of a seeker; near to the object sought; "you''re getting warm"; "hot on the trail"


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Uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble; "made things warm for the bookies"


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Characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement; "a warm debate"


Warm   Dico Tools
Characterized by strong enthusiasm; "ardent revolutionaries"; "warm support"


Warm   Dico Tools
Easily aroused or excited; "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"


Warm   Dico Tools
Freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"


Warm   Dico Tools
Having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "caring parents"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"


Warm   Dico Tools
Having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat; "a warm body"; "a warm room"; "a warm climate"; "a warm coat"


Warm   Dico Tools
Psychologically warm; friendly and responsive; "a warm greeting"; "a warm personality"; "warm support"


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(color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows; "warm reds and yellows and orange"


Warm   Dico Tools
In a warm manner; "warmly dressed"; "warm-clad skiers"


Warm-blooded   Dico Tools
Having warm blood (in animals whose body temperature is internally regulated)


Warm-toned   Dico Tools
Used of music


Warm-up   Dico Tools
Exercising in preparation for strenuous activity


Warmed   Dico Tools
Having been warmed up; "a cup of warmed milk"


Warmed-over   Dico Tools
Uneaten and saved for eating later; "leftover food served at a later meal"; "yesterday''s reheated soup"


Warmer   Dico Tools
Device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room


Warmhearted   Dico Tools
Marked by warmth of feeling like kindness and sympathy and generosity; "gave a warmhearted welcome to the stranger"


Warmheartedness   Dico Tools
A positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone''s heart"


Warmheartedness   Dico Tools
A warmhearted feeling


Warming   Dico Tools
Warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt; "they welcomed the spring thaw"


Warming   Dico Tools
The process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature


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Warming   Dico Tools
Producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body; "a mustard plaster is calefacient"


Warming   Dico Tools
Imparting heat; "a warming fire"


Warming_pan   Dico Tools
A long-handled covered pan holding live coals to warm a bed


Warmly   Dico Tools
In a hearty manner; "`Yes,'' the children chorused heartily"; "We welcomed her warmly"


Warmly   Dico Tools
In a warm manner; "warmly dressed"; "warm-clad skiers"


Warmness   Dico Tools
The quality of having a moderate degree of heat; "an agreeable warmth in the house"


Warmonger   Dico Tools
A person who advocates war or warlike policies


Warmongering   Dico Tools
A policy of advocating war


Warmth   Dico Tools
A quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love


Warmth   Dico Tools
Intense passion or emotion


Warmth   Dico Tools
The quality of having a moderate degree of heat; "an agreeable warmth in the house"


Warmth   Dico Tools
The sensation caused by heat energy


Warmth   Dico Tools
A warmhearted feeling


Warm_front   Dico Tools
The front of an advancing mass of warmer air


Warm_the_bench   Dico Tools
Be out of the game; "Miller was riding the bench in Saturday''s game"


Warm_to   Dico Tools
Become excited about; "He warmed to the idea of a trip to Antarctica"


Warm_up   Dico Tools
Make one''s body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity


Warm_up   Dico Tools
Cause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles; "The coach warmed up the players before the game"


Warm_up   Dico Tools
Become more friendly or open; "She warmed up after we had lunch together"


Warm_up   Dico Tools
Get warm or warmer; "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"


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Warm_up   Dico Tools
Run until the normal working temperature is reached; "We warmed up the car for a few minutes"


Warn   Dico Tools
Notify, usually in advance; "I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions"


Warn   Dico Tools
Ask to go away; "The old man warned the children off his property"


Warn   Dico Tools
Notify of danger, potential harm, or risk; "The director warned him that he might be fired"; "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"


Warn   Dico Tools
Admonish or counsel in terms of someone''s behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"


Warner   Dico Tools
Someone who gives a warning to others


Warner   Dico Tools
United States filmmaker who with his brothers founded the movie studio that produced the first talking picture (1881-1958)


Warning   Dico Tools
Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger)


Warning   Dico Tools
A message informing of danger


Warning(a)   Dico Tools
Serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"


Warning_bell   Dico Tools
A bell used to sound an alarm


Warning_coloration   Dico Tools
Conspicuous coloration or markings of an animal serving to warn off predators; "a skunk''s aposematic coloration"


Warning_device   Dico Tools
A device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event


Warning_light   Dico Tools
A cautionary sign of danger


Warning_of_attack   Dico Tools
A warning to national policy makers that an enemy intends to launch an attack in the near future


Warning_of_war   Dico Tools
A warning to national policy makers that an enemy intends war or is preparing for war and is on a course that increases the risk of war


Warning_signal   Dico Tools
An automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger


Warp   Dico Tools
Yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof


Warp   Dico Tools
A moral or mental distortion


Warp   Dico Tools
A shape distorted by twisting or folding


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A twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting


Warp   Dico Tools
Bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heatwave"


Warp   Dico Tools
Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story


Warpath   Dico Tools
A course leading to warfare or battle


Warpath   Dico Tools
Hostile or belligerent mood; "the chief is on the warpath today"


Warped   Dico Tools
Used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture; "the floors were warped and cracked"


Warping   Dico Tools
A moral or mental distortion


Warplane   Dico Tools
An aircraft designed and used for combat


Warragal   Dico Tools
Wolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia


Warragal   Dico Tools
Australian wild horse


Warrant   Dico Tools
A writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts


Warrant   Dico Tools
A written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications


Warrant   Dico Tools
Formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union''s endorsement"


Warrant   Dico Tools
A type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price; "as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income


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Stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"


Warrant   Dico Tools
Show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for; "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"


Warranted   Dico Tools
Secured by written agreement


Warrantee   Dico Tools
A written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications


Warrantee   Dico Tools
A customer to whom a warrant or guarantee is given


Warrantee   Dico Tools
A recipient of a warrant issued by a court in the United States


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Warranter   Dico Tools
One who provides a warrant or guarantee to another


Warrantor   Dico Tools
One who provides a warrant or guarantee to another


Warranty   Dico Tools
A written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications


Warrant_officer   Dico Tools
Holds rank by virtue of a warrant


Warren   Dico Tools
A colony of rabbits


Warren   Dico Tools
An overcrowded residential area


Warren   Dico Tools
A series of connected underground tunnels occupied by rabbits


Warren   Dico Tools
United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1891-1974)


Warren   Dico Tools
United States writer and poet (1905-1989)


Warrener   Dico Tools
Maintains a rabbit warren


Warren_Gamaliel_Harding   Dico Tools
29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823)


Warren_Harding   Dico Tools
29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823)


Warrigal   Dico Tools
Wolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia


Warrigal   Dico Tools
Australian wild horse


Warring   Dico Tools
Engaged in war; "belligerent (or warring) nations"; "a fighting war"


Warrior   Dico Tools
Someone engaged in or experienced in warfare


Warriorlike   Dico Tools
(of persons) befitting a warrior; "a military bearing"


Warsaw   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland


Warship   Dico Tools
A government ship that is available for waging war


Warszawa   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland


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Wars_of_the_Roses   Dico Tools
Struggle for the English throne (1455-1485) between the house of York (white rose) and the house of Lancaster (red rose) ending with the accession of the Tudor monarch Henry VII


Wart   Dico Tools
(pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus


Wart   Dico Tools
Any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)


Warthog   Dico Tools
African wild swine with warty protuberances on the face and large protruding tusks


Wartime   Dico Tools
A period of time during which there is armed conflict


Wartlike   Dico Tools
(of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts


Wartweed   Dico Tools
Not unattractive European weed whose flowers turn toward the sun


Wartwort   Dico Tools
Not unattractive European weed whose flowers turn toward the sun


Warty   Dico Tools
(of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts


Warwick   Dico Tools
English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)


Wary   Dico Tools
Marked by keen caution and watchful prudence; "they were wary in their movements"; "a wary glance at the black clouds"; "taught to be wary of strangers"


Wary   Dico Tools
Openly distrustful and unwilling to confide


War_Admiral   Dico Tools
Thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1937


War_advocacy   Dico Tools
A policy of advocating war


War_baby   Dico Tools
Conceived or born during war


War_between_the_States   Dico Tools
Civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865


War_bride   Dico Tools
Bride of a serviceman during wartime


War_chest   Dico Tools
A fund accumulated to finance a war (or a political campaign)


War_cloud   Dico Tools
An ominous sign that war threatens


War_correspondent   Dico Tools
A journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a combat zone or place of battle for publication or broadcast


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War_crime   Dico Tools
A crime committed in wartime; violation of rules of war


War_criminal   Dico Tools
An offender who violates international law during times of war


War_cry   Dico Tools
A yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle


War_cry   Dico Tools
A slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy''"


War_dance   Dico Tools
A ceremonial dance performed before a battle or after a victory


War_Department   Dico Tools
A former executive department of the United States government; created in 1789 and combined with the Navy Department in 1947


War_game   Dico Tools
A simulation of a military operation intended to train military commanders or to demonstrate a situation or to test a proposed strategy


War_god   Dico Tools
A god worshipped as giving victory in war


War_hawk   Dico Tools
An advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations


War_machine   Dico Tools
The military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"


War_of_1812   Dico Tools
A war (1812-1814) between the United States and England which was trying to interfere with American trade with France


War_of_American_Independence   Dico Tools
The revolution of the American colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783


War_of_Greek_Independence   Dico Tools
The Greeks rebelled against Turkish rule in 1821; with the support of England and France and Russia they won independence in 1828 at Navarino (although the country included only half its present size)


War_of_nerves   Dico Tools
The use of psychological tactics to destroy the opponents'' morale


War_of_the_Austrian_Succession   Dico Tools
Prussian and Austria fought over Silesia and most of the rest of Europe took sides; 1740-1748


War_of_the_Grand_Alliance   Dico Tools
An aggressive war waged by Louis XIV against Spain and the Empire and England and Holland and other states (1689-1697)


War_of_the_League_of_Augsburg   Dico Tools
An aggressive war waged by Louis XIV against Spain and the Empire and England and Holland and other states (1689-1697)


War_of_the_Roses   Dico Tools
Struggle for the English throne (1455-1485) between the house of York (white rose) and the house of Lancaster (red rose) ending with the accession of the Tudor monarch Henry VII


War_of_the_Spanish_Succession   Dico Tools
A general war in Europe (1701-1714) that broke out when Louis XIV installed his grandson on the throne of Spain; England and Holland hoped to limit Louis'' power


War_paint   Dico Tools
Cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance


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War_paint   Dico Tools
Full ceremonial regalia


War_paint   Dico Tools
Adornment consisting of paint applied to the face and body of certain Amerindians before a battle


War_party   Dico Tools
A political party that supports a war


War_party   Dico Tools
A band of warriors who raid or fight an enemy (used especially of Native Americans)


War_power   Dico Tools
An extraordinary power exercised (usually by the executive branch) in the prosecution of a war and involving an extension of the powers that the government normally has in peacetime


War_room   Dico Tools
A room where strategic decisions are made (especially for military or political campaigns)


War_Secretary   Dico Tools
Head of a former executive department; combined with the Navy Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947


War_to_End_War   Dico Tools
A war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the central powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918


War_vessel   Dico Tools
A government ship that is available for waging war


War_whoop   Dico Tools
A yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle


War_widow   Dico Tools
A woman whose husband has died in war


War_zone   Dico Tools
A combat zone where military operations are coordinated (especiallya designated area in international waters where the rights of neutrals are not respected by nations at war)


Wash   Dico Tools
The work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)


Wash   Dico Tools
Any enterprise in which losses and gains cancel out; "at the end of the year the accounting department showed that it was a wash"


Wash   Dico Tools
Garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering


Wash   Dico Tools
A watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other


Wash   Dico Tools
A thin coat of water-base paint


Wash   Dico Tools
The dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)


Wash   Dico Tools
The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller


Wash   Dico Tools
The erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway); "from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water"


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To cleanse (itself or another animal) by licking; "The cat washes several times a day"


Wash   Dico Tools
Cleanse (one''s body) with soap and water


Wash   Dico Tools
Wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"


Wash   Dico Tools
Make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"


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Form by erosion; "The river washed a ravine into the mountainside"


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Remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent; "he washed the dirt from his coat"; "The nurse washed away the blood"; "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?"; "he managed to wash out the stains"


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Apply a thin coating of paint, metal, etc., to


Wash   Dico Tools
Clean with some chemical process


Wash   Dico Tools
Cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; "Wash the towels, please!"


Wash   Dico Tools
Separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals)


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Move by or as if by water; "The swollen river washed away the footbridge"


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Admit to testing or proof; "This silly excuse won''t wash in traffic court"


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Be capable of being washed; "Does this material wash?"


Wash-and-wear   Dico Tools
A fabric treated to be easily washable and to require no ironing


Wash-and-wear   Dico Tools
Treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing; "a wash-and-wear shirt"


Wash-and-wear_fabric   Dico Tools
A fabric treated to be easily washable and to require no ironing


Wash-hand_basin   Dico Tools
A basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin'' is a British expression)


Wash-hand_stand   Dico Tools
Furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand'' is a British term


Washable   Dico Tools
Capable of being washed without injury; "washable woolens"; "acrylic blankets are both warm and washable"


Washables   Dico Tools
Garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering


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Washbasin   Dico Tools
A basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin'' is a British expression)


Washbasin   Dico Tools
A bathroom or lavatory sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you wash your hands and face; "he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"


Washboard   Dico Tools
Protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side


Washboard   Dico Tools
Device consisting of a corrugated surface to scrub clothes on


Washbowl   Dico Tools
A basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin'' is a British expression)


Washbowl   Dico Tools
A bathroom or lavatory sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you wash your hands and face; "he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"


Washcloth   Dico Tools
Bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body


Washday   Dico Tools
A day set aside for doing household laundry


Washed   Dico Tools
Clean by virtue of having been washed in water


Washed   Dico Tools
Wet as from washing; sometimes used in combination; "rain-washed"


Washed-out   Dico Tools
Having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors"


Washed-out   Dico Tools
Drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day''s shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out


Washed-up   Dico Tools
Doomed to extinction


Washer   Dico Tools
A home appliance for washing clothes and linens automatically


Washer   Dico Tools
Seal consisting of a flat disk placed to prevent leakage


Washer   Dico Tools
Someone who washes things for a living


Washerman   Dico Tools
Operates industrial washing machine


Washerwoman   Dico Tools
A working woman who takes in washing


Washhouse   Dico Tools
A building or outbuilding where laundry is done


Washing   Dico Tools
The work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)


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Washing   Dico Tools
Garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering


Washing-up   Dico Tools
The washing of dishes etc after a meal


Washington   Dico Tools
The federal government of the United States


Washington   Dico Tools
The capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles l''Enfant to lay out the city in 1791


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A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific


Washington   Dico Tools
1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)


Washington   Dico Tools
United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)


Washington's_Birthday   Dico Tools
The day on which George Washington is remembered


Washingtonian   Dico Tools
A resident of the state of Washington


Washingtonian   Dico Tools
A resident of the city of Washington


Washingtonian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or in the state of Washington


Washingtonian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the capital of the United States; "Washingtonian museums"


Washingtonian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the people who run the federal government; "Washingtonian politics as usual"


Washingtonian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or in the manner of George Washington


Washington_D.C.   Dico Tools
The capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles l''Enfant to lay out the city in 1791


Washington_Irving   Dico Tools
United States writer remembered for his stories (1783-1859)


Washington_Monument   Dico Tools
A tall stone obelisk in Washington honoring George Washington


Washing_day   Dico Tools
A day set aside for doing household laundry


Washing_machine   Dico Tools
A home appliance for washing clothes and linens automatically


Washing_powder   Dico Tools
Soap in powdered form mixed with alkaline builders


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Washing_soda   Dico Tools
A sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper


Washout   Dico Tools
Someone who is unsuccessful


Washout   Dico Tools
The erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway); "from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water"


Washout   Dico Tools
The channel or break produced by erosion of relatively soft soil by water; "it was several days after the storm before they could repair the washout and open the road"


Washrag   Dico Tools
Bath linen consisting of a piece of cloth used to wash the face and body


Washroom   Dico Tools
Especially a lavatory in a public place


Washstand   Dico Tools
A bathroom or lavatory sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you wash your hands and face; "he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"


Washstand   Dico Tools
Furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand'' is a British term


Washtub   Dico Tools
A tub in which clothes or linens can be washed


Washup   Dico Tools
The act of washing yourself (or another person)


Washup   Dico Tools
The act of washing dishes


Washwoman   Dico Tools
A working woman who takes in washing


Washy   Dico Tools
Having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors"


Washy   Dico Tools
Overly diluted; thin and insipid; "washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea"


Washy   Dico Tools
Lacking strength or vigor; "a washy handshake"; "washy prose"


Wash_away   Dico Tools
Remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent; "he washed the dirt from his coat"; "The nurse washed away the blood"; "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?"; "he managed to wash out the stains"


Wash_away   Dico Tools
Eliminate; "wash away all the differences"


Wash_down   Dico Tools
Flow freely; "The body washed down the river"


Wash_down   Dico Tools
Eat food accompanied by lots of liquid; also use metaphorically; "She washed down her dinner with a bottle of red wine"; "He washes down his worries with a nightly glass of whisky"


Wash_drawing   Dico Tools
A watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other


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Wash_leather   Dico Tools
Piece of chamois used for cleaning and polishing


Wash_off   Dico Tools
Remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent; "he washed the dirt from his coat"; "The nurse washed away the blood"; "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?"; "he managed to wash out the stains"


Wash_one's_hands   Dico Tools
To absolve oneself of responsibility or future blame; "I wash my hands of this"


Wash_out   Dico Tools
Lose color in the process of being washed; "The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine"


Wash_out   Dico Tools
Drain off the color in the course of laundering; "The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse"


Wash_out   Dico Tools
Deplete of strength or vitality; "The illness washed her out"


Wash_out   Dico Tools
Remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent; "he washed the dirt from his coat"; "The nurse washed away the blood"; "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?"; "he managed to wash out the stains"


Wash_out   Dico Tools
Wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt; "Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"


Wash_out   Dico Tools
Wear or destroy by the force of water; "The hail storms had washed out the bridges"


Wash_out   Dico Tools
Prevent or interrupt due to rain; "The storm had washed out the game"


Wash_room   Dico Tools
A toilet that is available to the public


Wash_up   Dico Tools
Wash one''s face and hands; "She freshened up in the bathroom"


Wash_up   Dico Tools
Wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I''m beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"


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Be carried somewhere by water or as if by water; "The body washed up on the beach"


Wash_up   Dico Tools
Wash dishes; "I cook and my husband washes up after dinner"


Wash_up   Dico Tools
Carry somewhere (of water or current or waves); "The tide washed up the corpse"


Waslaw_Nijinsky   Dico Tools
Russian dancer considered by many to be the greatest dancer of the 20th century (1890-1950)


Wasp   Dico Tools
Social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting


WASP   Dico Tools
A white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination


Wasp's_nest   Dico Tools
Habitation for wasps or hornets


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Wasp-waisted   Dico Tools
Having a small waist


Waspish   Dico Tools
Very irritable; "bristly exchanges between the White House and the press"; "he became prickly and spiteful"; "witty and waspish about his colleagues"


Wasps'_nest   Dico Tools
Habitation for wasps or hornets


Wasp_waist   Dico Tools
A very slender waist


Wassail   Dico Tools
A punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples; especially at Christmas


Wassail   Dico Tools
Propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let''s drink to the New Year"


Wassail   Dico Tools
Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let''s whoop it up--the boss is gone!"


Wassailer   Dico Tools
Someone who proposes a toast; someone who drinks to the health of success of someone or some venture


Wassailer   Dico Tools
Someone who enjoys riotous drinking


Wassermann   Dico Tools
A blood test to detect syphilis; a complement fixation test is used to detect antibodies to the syphilis organism treponema; a positive reaction indicates the presence of antibodies and therefore syphilis infection


Wassermann   Dico Tools
German bacteriologist who developed a diagnostic test for syphilis (1866-1925)


Wassermann_test   Dico Tools
A blood test to detect syphilis; a complement fixation test is used to detect antibodies to the syphilis organism treponema; a positive reaction indicates the presence of antibodies and therefore syphilis infection


Wasserman_reaction   Dico Tools
A blood test to detect syphilis; a complement fixation test is used to detect antibodies to the syphilis organism treponema; a positive reaction indicates the presence of antibodies and therefore syphilis infection


Wassily_Kandinsky   Dico Tools
Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)


Wassily_Leontief   Dico Tools
United States economist (born in Russia) who devised an input-output method of economic analysis (1906-1999)


Wastage   Dico Tools
Anything lost by wear or waste


Wastage   Dico Tools
The process of wasting


Waste   Dico Tools
Useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"


Waste   Dico Tools
(law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect


Waste   Dico Tools
The trait of wasting resources; "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness of missed opportunities"


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Waste   Dico Tools
An uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; "the barrens of central Africa"; "the trackless wastes of the desert"


Waste   Dico Tools
Any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"


Waste   Dico Tools
Waste away; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"


Waste   Dico Tools
Devastate or ravage; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"


Waste   Dico Tools
Cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"


Waste   Dico Tools
Lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"


Waste   Dico Tools
Spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"


Waste   Dico Tools
Use inefficiently or inappropriately; "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"


Waste   Dico Tools
Get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"


Waste   Dico Tools
Run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"


Waste   Dico Tools
Get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"


Waste   Dico Tools
Spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"


Waste   Dico Tools
Located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"


Waste   Dico Tools
Disposed of as useless; "waste paper"


Waste-paper_basket   Dico Tools
A container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish


Waste-yard   Dico Tools
A piece of land where waste materials are dumped


Wastebasket   Dico Tools
A container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish


Wastebin   Dico Tools
A bin that holds rubbish until it is collected


Wasted   Dico Tools
(of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use; "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"


Wasted   Dico Tools
Made uninhabitable; "upon this blasted heath"- Shakespeare; "a wasted landscape"


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Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"


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Not used to good advantage; "squandered money cannot be replaced"; "a wasted effort"


Wasted   Dico Tools
Serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being; "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"


Wasteful   Dico Tools
Laying waste; "when wasteful war shall statues overturn"- Shakespeare


Wasteful   Dico Tools
Inefficient in use of time and effort and materials; "a clumsy and wasteful process"; "wasteful duplication of effort"; "uneconomical ebb and flow of power"


Wasteful   Dico Tools
Tending to squander and waste


Wastefully   Dico Tools
To a wasteful manner or to a wasteful degree; "we are still prodigally rich compared to others"


Wastefulness   Dico Tools
Useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"


Wastefulness   Dico Tools
The trait of wasting resources; "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness of missed opportunities"


Wasteland   Dico Tools
An uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; "the barrens of central Africa"; "the trackless wastes of the desert"


Wastepaper_basket   Dico Tools
A container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish


Waster   Dico Tools
A person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to; "a destroyer of the environment"; "jealousy was his undoer"; "uprooters of gravestones"


Waster   Dico Tools
Someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently


Wastewater   Dico Tools
Water mixed with waste matter


Wasteweir   Dico Tools
A channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction


Wasteyard   Dico Tools
A piece of land where waste materials are dumped


Waste_basket   Dico Tools
A container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish


Waste_material   Dico Tools
Any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"


Waste_matter   Dico Tools
Any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"


Waste_of_effort   Dico Tools
A useless effort


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Waste_of_energy   Dico Tools
A useless effort


Waste_of_material   Dico Tools
A useless consumption of material


Waste_of_money   Dico Tools
Money spent for inadequate return; "the senator said that the project was a waste of money"


Waste_of_time   Dico Tools
The devotion of time to a useless activity; "the waste of time could prove fatal"


Waste_one's_time   Dico Tools
Be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"


Waste_paper   Dico Tools
Paper discarded after use


Waste_pipe   Dico Tools
A pipe through which liquid is carried away


Waste_product   Dico Tools
Any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"


Wasting   Dico Tools
A decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse


Wasting   Dico Tools
Any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease


Wasting_away   Dico Tools
A decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse


Wasting_disease   Dico Tools
Involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body


Wasting_time   Dico Tools
The deliberate act of wasting time instead of working


Wastrel   Dico Tools
Someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently


Watch   Dico Tools
A purposeful surveillance to guard or observe


Watch   Dico Tools
A devotional watch (especially on the eve of a religious festival)


Watch   Dico Tools
A small portable timepiece


Watch   Dico Tools
A person employed to watch for something to happen


Watch   Dico Tools
A period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship''s crew are on duty


Watch   Dico Tools
The period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty


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Watch   Dico Tools
Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"


Watch   Dico Tools
Observe with attention; "They watched as the murderer was executed"


Watch   Dico Tools
Observe or determine by looking; "Watch how the dog chases the cats away"


Watch   Dico Tools
Look attentively; "watch a basketball game"


Watch   Dico Tools
See or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"


Watch   Dico Tools
Be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one''s guard, be careful; "Watch out for pickpockets!"


Watch   Dico Tools
Follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars"


Watchband   Dico Tools
A band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist


Watchdog   Dico Tools
A dog trained to guard property


Watchdog   Dico Tools
A guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste; "she is the global watchdog for human rights abuses"


Watcher   Dico Tools
A close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"


Watcher   Dico Tools
A person who keeps a devotional vigil by a sick bed or by a dead body


Watcher   Dico Tools
A guard who keeps watch


Watchful   Dico Tools
Carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger; "a policy of open-eyed awareness"; "the vigilant eye of the town watch"; "there was a watchful dignity in the room"; "a watchful parent with a toddler in tow"


Watchful   Dico Tools
Experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness; "insomniac old people"; "insomniac nights"; "lay sleepless all night"; "twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare


Watchfully   Dico Tools
In a watchful manner


Watchfulness   Dico Tools
Vigilant attentiveness; "he keeps a weather eye open for trouble"


Watchfulness   Dico Tools
The process of paying close and continuous attention


Watching   Dico Tools
The act of observing; taking a patient look


Watchmaker   Dico Tools
Someone who makes or repairs watches


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Watchman   Dico Tools
A guard who keeps watch


Watchstrap   Dico Tools
A band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist


Watchtower   Dico Tools
An observation tower for a lookout to watch over prisoners or watch for fires or enemies


Watchword   Dico Tools
A secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password"


Watchword   Dico Tools
A slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy''"


Watch_bracelet   Dico Tools
A band of cloth or leather or metal links attached to a wristwatch and wrapped around the wrist


Watch_cap   Dico Tools
A knitted dark blue wool cap worn by seamen in cold or stormy weather


Watch_case   Dico Tools
The metal case in which the works of a watch are housed


Watch_chain   Dico Tools
Short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man''s vest


Watch_crystal   Dico Tools
A protective cover that protects the face of a watch


Watch_fire   Dico Tools
A fire lighted at night as a signal


Watch_glass   Dico Tools
A protective cover that protects the face of a watch


Watch_glass   Dico Tools
Laboratory glassware; a shallow glass dish used as an evaporating surface or to cover a beaker


Watch_guard   Dico Tools
Short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man''s vest


Watch_key   Dico Tools
Winder consisting of a key with a square hole; used for winding some watches


Watch_night   Dico Tools
A devotional service (especially on New Year''s Eve)


Watch_out   Dico Tools
Be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one''s guard, be careful; "Watch out for pickpockets!"


Watch_over   Dico Tools
Follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars"


Watch_pocket   Dico Tools
A vest pocket to hold a pocket watch


Water   Dico Tools
Facility that provides a source of water; "the town debated the purification of the water supply"; "first you have to cut off the water"


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Water   Dico Tools
A fluid necessary for the life of most animals and plants; "he asked for a drink of water"


Water   Dico Tools
The part of the earth''s surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water''s edge"


Water   Dico Tools
Binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent


Water   Dico Tools
Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)


Water   Dico Tools
Liquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water"


Water   Dico Tools
Secrete or form water, as tears or saliva; "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner"; "His eyes watered"


Water   Dico Tools
Supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields"


Water   Dico Tools
Fill with tears; "His eyes were watering"


Water   Dico Tools
Provide with water; "We watered the buffalo"


Water-base_paint   Dico Tools
Paint in which water is used as the vehicle


Water-cooled   Dico Tools
Kept cool or designed to be kept cool by means of water especially circulating water; "a water-cooled engine"


Water-cooled_reactor   Dico Tools
Nuclear reactor using water as a coolant


Water-lily_family   Dico Tools
Dicot aquatic plants


Water-milfoil_family   Dico Tools
A family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Myrtales


Water-mint   Dico Tools
A European mint that thrives in wet places; has a perfume like that of the bergamot orange; naturalized in eastern North America


Water-plantain_family   Dico Tools
Perennial or annual aquatic or marsh plants


Water-rate   Dico Tools
Rate per quarter for water from a public supply


Water-repellent   Dico Tools
Hindering the penetration of water; "a water-repellent coat"


Water-resistant   Dico Tools
Hindering the penetration of water; "a water-repellent coat"


Water-shield   Dico Tools
Common aquatic plant of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers


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Water-shield   Dico Tools
Aquatic plant with floating oval leaves and purple flowers; in lakes and slow-moving streams; suitable for aquariums


Water-shield_family   Dico Tools
In some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia


Water-skiing   Dico Tools
Skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat


Water-soluble   Dico Tools
Soluble in water


Water-soluble_vitamin   Dico Tools
Any vitamin that is soluble in water


Water-target   Dico Tools
Aquatic plant with floating oval leaves and purple flowers; in lakes and slow-moving streams; suitable for aquariums


Water-wash   Dico Tools
Wash with water


Water-washed   Dico Tools
Clean by virtue of having been washed in water


Water-washed   Dico Tools
Washed or swept with water especially waves of the sea


Waterbird   Dico Tools
Freshwater aquatic bird


Waterborne   Dico Tools
Supported by water; "waterborne craft"


Waterborne   Dico Tools
Transported by water; "waterborne freight"


Waterbuck   Dico Tools
Any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus having curved ridged horns and frequenting e.g. swamps and rivers


Waterbury   Dico Tools
A city in west central Connecticut


Watercannon   Dico Tools
A hose (carried on a truck) that fires water under high pressure to disperse crowds (especially crowds of rioters)


Watercolor   Dico Tools
A painting produced with watercolors


Watercolor   Dico Tools
A water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists


Watercolor   Dico Tools
Water-soluble pigment


Watercolor   Dico Tools
Paint with watercolors


Watercolorist   Dico Tools
Paints with watercolors


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Watercolour   Dico Tools
A painting produced with watercolors


Watercolour   Dico Tools
A water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists


Watercolour   Dico Tools
Water-soluble pigment


Watercolour   Dico Tools
Paint with watercolors


Watercolourist   Dico Tools
Paints with watercolors


Watercourse   Dico Tools
A conduit through which water flows


Watercourse   Dico Tools
A natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth


Watercourse   Dico Tools
Natural or artificial channel through which water flows


Watercraft   Dico Tools
A craft designed for water transportation


Watercraft   Dico Tools
Skill in the management of boats


Watercress   Dico Tools
Cresses that grow in clear ponds and streams


Watercress   Dico Tools
Any of several water-loving cresses


Watercress   Dico Tools
Of a moderate yellow-green color that is greener and deeper than moss green and yellower and darker than pea green


Waterdog   Dico Tools
Any of several large aquatic salamanders


Watered   Dico Tools
Of silk fabric; having a wavelike pattern


Watered-silk   Dico Tools
Silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern


Watered_stock   Dico Tools
Stock representing ownership of overvalued assets; stock of a corporation whose total worth is less than its invested capital


Waterer   Dico Tools
An assistant who supplies drinking water


Waterer   Dico Tools
Someone who waters plants or crops


Waterfall   Dico Tools
A steep descent of the water of a river


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Waterfinder   Dico Tools
Forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil


Waterford   Dico Tools
A port city in southern Ireland; famous for glass industry


Waterfowl   Dico Tools
Freshwater aquatic bird


Waterfront   Dico Tools
The area of a city (such as a harbor or dockyard) alongside a body of water


Watergate   Dico Tools
A political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice; led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974


Watergate_scandal   Dico Tools
A political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice; led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974


Waterhouse-Friderichsen_syndrome   Dico Tools
Syndrome associated with bacterial meningitis; marked by sudden high fever and skin discoloration and petechiae with hemorrhage into the adrenal glands and cardiovascular collapse


Wateriness   Dico Tools
The property of resembling the viscosity of water


Watering   Dico Tools
Wetting with water; "the lawn needs a great deal of watering"


Watering   Dico Tools
Shedding tears


Watering_can   Dico Tools
A container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle; used to sprinkle water over plants


Watering_cart   Dico Tools
Water cart with a tank and sprinkler for sprinkling roads


Watering_hole   Dico Tools
A health resort near a spring or at the seaside


Watering_place   Dico Tools
A health resort near a spring or at the seaside


Watering_pot   Dico Tools
A container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle; used to sprinkle water over plants


Waterleaf   Dico Tools
Any of several plants of the genus Hydrophyllum


Waterleaf_family   Dico Tools
Perennial woodland herbs


Waterless   Dico Tools
Lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross"


Waterlessness   Dico Tools
The condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)


Waterline   Dico Tools
A line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship


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Waterlogged   Dico Tools
Soaked with moisture; "a soggy lawn"; "the flood left waterlogged fields"


Waterloo   Dico Tools
The battle on 18 June 1815 in which Napoleon met his final defeat; Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon


Waterloo   Dico Tools
A final crushing defeat; "he met his Waterloo"


Waterman   Dico Tools
Someone who drives or rides in a boat


Watermark   Dico Tools
A distinguishing mark impressed on paper during manufacture; visible when paper is held up to the light


Watermark   Dico Tools
A line marking the level reached by a body of water


Watermeal   Dico Tools
Any of various aquatic plants of the genus Wolffia; throughout warmer regions of the world


Watermelon   Dico Tools
Large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp


Watermelon   Dico Tools
An African melon


Watermelon-shaped   Dico Tools
Having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter; "a prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis"


Watermelon_begonia   Dico Tools
Grown as a houseplant for its silvery striped fleshy foliage; South America


Watermelon_vine   Dico Tools
An African melon


Waterpower   Dico Tools
The power to do work that is latent in a head of water


Waterproof   Dico Tools
A water-resistant coat


Waterproof   Dico Tools
Any fabric impervious to water


Waterproof   Dico Tools
Make watertight; "Waterproof the coat"


Waterproof   Dico Tools
Not permitting the passage of water


Waterproofed   Dico Tools
Not permitting the passage of water


Waterproofing   Dico Tools
The act of treating something to make it repel water


Waterproofing   Dico Tools
A coating capable of making a surface waterproof


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Waters   Dico Tools
The serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion; "before a woman gives birth her waters break"


Waters   Dico Tools
United States actress and singer (1896-1977)


Watershed   Dico Tools
An event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend; "the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations"


Watershed   Dico Tools
A ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems


Waterside   Dico Tools
Land bordering a body of water


Waterskin   Dico Tools
A container of skin for holding water


Waterspout   Dico Tools
A channel through which water is discharged (especially one used for drainage from the gutters of a roof)


Waterspout   Dico Tools
A heavy rain


Waterspout   Dico Tools
A tornado passing over water and picking up a column of water and mist


Watertight   Dico Tools
Without flaws or loopholes; "an ironclad contract"; "a watertight alibi"; "a bulletproof argument"


Watertight   Dico Tools
Not allowing water to pass in or out


Watertight   Dico Tools
Having no leaks


Watertown   Dico Tools
A town in northern New York


Watertown   Dico Tools
A town in southeastern Wisconsin


Waterway   Dico Tools
A conduit through which water flows


Waterway   Dico Tools
A navigable body of water


Waterweed   Dico Tools
A weedy aquatic plant of genus Elodea


Waterwheel   Dico Tools
A wheel that rotates by direct action of water; a simple turbine


Waterwheel   Dico Tools
A wheel with buckets attached to its rim; raises water from a stream or pond


Waterwheel_plant   Dico Tools
Floating aquatic carnivorous perennial of central and southern Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia having whorls of 6 to 9 leaves ending in hinged lobes for capturing e.g. water fleas


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Waterworks   Dico Tools
Workplace where water is stored and purified and distributed for a community


Waterworks   Dico Tools
A public utility that provides water


Waterworn   Dico Tools
(of rocks especially) worn smooth by the action of water


Watery   Dico Tools
Overly diluted; thin and insipid; "washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea"


Watery   Dico Tools
Relating to or resembling or consisting of water; "a watery grave"


Watery   Dico Tools
Filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "watery eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"


Watery   Dico Tools
Wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or blood or tears; "wiped his reeking neck"


Watery   Dico Tools
Filled with water; "watery soil"


Watery-eyed   Dico Tools
With eyes full of tears


Water_arum   Dico Tools
Plant of wetlands and bogs of temperate regions having small greenish flowers partly enclosed in a white spathe and red berries


Water_avens   Dico Tools
Erect perennial of north temperate zone having pinnate leaves and few nodding flowers with brown-purple calyx and orange-pink petals


Water_back   Dico Tools
Water heater consisting of a tank or pipes set at the back of a fireplace or in the firebox of a stove


Water_Bearer   Dico Tools
The eleventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about January 20 to February 18


Water_Bearer   Dico Tools
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius


Water_bed   Dico Tools
A bed with a mattress made of strong plastic that is filled with water


Water_beetle   Dico Tools
Any of numerous aquatic beetles usually having a smooth oval body and flattened hind legs for swimming


Water_birch   Dico Tools
Birch of western United States resembling the paper birch but having brownish bark


Water_bird   Dico Tools
Freshwater aquatic bird


Water_biscuit   Dico Tools
A thin flour-and-water biscuit usually made without shortening; often served with cheese


Water_bitternut   Dico Tools
Hickory of southern United States having many narrow leaflets and rather bitter nuts


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Water_blister   Dico Tools
Blister containing a nonpurulent clear watery content


Water_boatman   Dico Tools
Carnivorous aquatic bug having paddle-like hind legs


Water_bottle   Dico Tools
A bottle for holding water


Water_boy   Dico Tools
An assistant who supplies drinking water


Water_buffalo   Dico Tools
Asiatic buffalo often domesticated for use as a draft animal


Water_bug   Dico Tools
Small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europe; a common household pest


Water_bug   Dico Tools
A true bug: large aquatic bug adapted to living in or on the surface of water


Water_butt   Dico Tools
A butt set on end to contain water especially to store rainwater


Water_buttercup   Dico Tools
Plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers; Europe and North America


Water_cabbage   Dico Tools
Pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge-shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes


Water_caltrop   Dico Tools
A variety of water chestnut


Water_cannon   Dico Tools
A hose (carried on a truck) that fires water under high pressure to disperse crowds (especially crowds of rioters)


Water_carpet   Dico Tools
Aquatic herb with yellowish flowers; central and western United States


Water_cart   Dico Tools
Cart with a tank for water (especially with fresh water for sale)


Water_chestnut   Dico Tools
Edible bulbous tuber of a Chinese marsh plant


Water_chestnut   Dico Tools
Chinese sedge yielding edible bulb-shaped tubers


Water_chestnut   Dico Tools
A plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits


Water_chestnut_plant   Dico Tools
A plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits


Water_chevrotain   Dico Tools
Largest chevrotain; of marshy areas of west Africa


Water_chickweed   Dico Tools
Small Indian lettuce of northern regions


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Water_chinquapin   Dico Tools
Edible nutlike seeds of an American lotus having the flavor of a chinquapin


Water_chinquapin   Dico Tools
Water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds


Water_chute   Dico Tools
Chute with flowing water down which toboggans and tubes and people slide into a pool


Water_clock   Dico Tools
Clock that measures time by the escape of water


Water_closet   Dico Tools
A toilet in England


Water_clover   Dico Tools
Water fern of Europe and Asia and the eastern United States distinguished by four leaflets resembling clover leaves


Water_company   Dico Tools
A public utility that provides water


Water_conservation   Dico Tools
The conservation of water resources


Water_cooler   Dico Tools
A device for cooling and dispensing drinking water


Water_crowfoot   Dico Tools
Plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers; Europe and North America


Water_deer   Dico Tools
Largest chevrotain; of marshy areas of west Africa


Water_development   Dico Tools
Making an area of water more useful


Water_dog   Dico Tools
A dog accustomed to water and usually trained to retrieve waterfowl


Water_dog   Dico Tools
A person who enjoys being in or on the water


Water_down   Dico Tools
Thin by adding water to; "They watered down the moonshine"


Water_down   Dico Tools
Make less strong or intense; "water down the mixture"


Water_dragon   Dico Tools
Swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups


Water_dragon   Dico Tools
North American herbaceous perennial of wet places having slender curled racemes of small white flowers


Water_dropwort   Dico Tools
European poisonous herb having tuberous roots, yellow juice that stains the skin, yellow flowers and foliage resembling celery; all parts extremely poisonous


Water_elm   Dico Tools
Large ornamental tree with graceful gradually spreading branches common in eastern North America


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Water_elm   Dico Tools
Eurasian elm closely resembling the American elm; thrives in a moist environment


Water_faucet   Dico Tools
A faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask


Water_fennel   Dico Tools
European poisonous herb with fibrous roots


Water_fern   Dico Tools
Ferns that grow in water


Water_filter   Dico Tools
A filter to remove impurities from the water supply


Water_finder   Dico Tools
Forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil


Water_flaxseed   Dico Tools
Cosmopolitan except South America and New Zealand and some oceanic islands


Water_flea   Dico Tools
Minute freshwater crustacean having a round body enclosed in a transparent shell; moves about like a flea by means of hairy branched antennae


Water_flea   Dico Tools
Minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming; important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms


Water_fountain   Dico Tools
A public fountain to provide a jet of drinking water


Water_gage   Dico Tools
Gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir


Water_gap   Dico Tools
A pass in a mountain ridge through which a stream flows


Water_gas   Dico Tools
A mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide with small amounts of other gases; made by blowing steam over hot coke or coal


Water_gate   Dico Tools
Regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice


Water_gauge   Dico Tools
Gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir


Water_gillyflower   Dico Tools
A featherfoil of the eastern United States with submerged spongy inflated flower stalks and white flowers


Water_glass   Dico Tools
Clock that measures time by the escape of water


Water_glass   Dico Tools
Gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir


Water_glass   Dico Tools
A glass for drinking water


Water_glass   Dico Tools
A viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs


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Water_gum   Dico Tools
Columnar swamp tree of southeastern to midwestern North America yielding pale soft easily worked wood


Water_gun   Dico Tools
Plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water


Water_hammer   Dico Tools
The banging sound of steam in pipes


Water_hazard   Dico Tools
Hazard provided by ponds of water that the golfer must avoid


Water_heater   Dico Tools
A heater and storage tank to supply heated water


Water_hemlock   Dico Tools
Tall erect highly poisonous Eurasiatic perennial herb locally abundant in marshy areas


Water_hen   Dico Tools
Any of various small aquatic birds of the genus Gallinula distinguished from rails by a frontal shield and a resemblance to domestic hens


Water_hen   Dico Tools
North American coot


Water_hickory   Dico Tools
Hickory of southern United States having many narrow leaflets and rather bitter nuts


Water_hole   Dico Tools
A natural hole or hollow containing water


Water_horehound   Dico Tools
Aromatic perennial herb of United States


Water_horsetail   Dico Tools
Eurasia; northern North America to Virginia


Water_hyacinth   Dico Tools
A tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States


Water_ice   Dico Tools
An ice containing no milk


Water_ice   Dico Tools
Water frozen in the solid state; "Americans like ice in their drinks"


Water_jacket   Dico Tools
A container filled with water that surrounds a machine to cool it; especially that surrounding the cylinder block of an engine


Water_jug   Dico Tools
A jug that holds water


Water_jump   Dico Tools
A pool or stream in a steeplechase or similar contest


Water_lemon   Dico Tools
The edible yellow fruit of the Jamaica honeysuckle


Water_lettuce   Dico Tools
Pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge-shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes


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Water_level   Dico Tools
A water gauge that shows the level by showing the surface of the water in a trough or U-shaped tube


Water_level   Dico Tools
The level of the surface of a body of water


Water_level   Dico Tools
A line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship


Water_level   Dico Tools
Underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water; "spring rains had raised the water table"


Water_lily   Dico Tools
An aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae


Water_line   Dico Tools
A line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship


Water_line   Dico Tools
A line marking the level reached by a body of water


Water_lobelia   Dico Tools
Erect perennial aquatic herb of Europe and North America having submerged spongy leaves and pendulous racemes of blue flowers above the water


Water_locust   Dico Tools
Honey locust of swamps and bottomlands of southern United States having short oval pods; yields dark heavy wood


Water_main   Dico Tools
Main (a pipe or conduit) for conveying water


Water_mat   Dico Tools
Aquatic herb with yellowish flowers; central and western United States


Water_meter   Dico Tools
Meter for measuring the quantity of water passing through a particular outlet


Water_milfoil   Dico Tools
An aquatic plant of the genus Myriophyllum having feathery underwater leaves and small inconspicuous flowers


Water_mill   Dico Tools