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warm-hearted having or showing sympathy, compassion, kindness, or generosity.
warming pan a long-handled pan, usu. of brass, made to be filled with coals or hot water, covered, and passed between the sheets of a bed to warm them.
warmonger a person who advocates, or encourages the start of, war.
warmth the quality or condition of being warm; warmness. [5 definitions]
warm-up a set of preliminary exercises to prepare a person or animal for a physically demanding workout, performance, or contest. [4 definitions]
warm up to prepare for physical exercise or other activity by practicing just beforehand.
warn to alert to possible harm, trouble, or danger; caution. [6 definitions]
warning the words, sound, or act of a person or thing that warns. [4 definitions]
War of 1812 the war between the United States and Great Britain from 1812 to 1815.
War of American Independence see American Revolution.
war of nerves a conflict consisting primarily of psychological techniques, as of confusion or intimidation, rather than overt military or physical action.
warp to bend or twist out of shape, esp. from a flat or straight form. [10 definitions]
war paint pigments applied to the face and body by warriors, as those of some American Indian tribes, before a battle.
warpath among North American Indians, a condition of preparing for, traveling in search of, or engaging in war or warlike actions (prec. by on the).
warp knit a fabric or garment knitted by machine in such a manner that runs do not occur in it.
warplane an aircraft used or designed for combat.
warrant in law, a judicial order or writ giving an officer of the law the right to make searches, seize property, make arrests, or execute judgments. [9 definitions]
warrantable combined form of warrant.
warrantee one to whom a warrant has been made or given.
warrantless combined form of warrant.
warrant officer an officer in the U.S. armed forces that ranks above noncommissioned officers and below commissioned officers and holds office on a warrant instead of a commission.