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worm gear a mechanism consisting of a shaft with a helical thread that meshes with a toothed wheel, usu. set at right angles to each other. [2 definitions]
wormhole a hole made by, or as by, a burrowing worm or insect.
worm's-eye view a view from very close range. [2 definitions]
worm wheel the gear wheel in a worm gear.
wormwood any of several related European plants that yield a bitter, aromatic oil, used as a flavoring in certain wines and liqueurs. [2 definitions]
wormy containing or full of worms. [3 definitions]
worn past participle of wear. [4 definitions]
worn-out no longer usable because of wear. [3 definitions]
worried feeling trouble or anxiety about something that might happen.
worriment (informal) the act, state, or cause of anxiety; worry.
worrisome causing worry; disturbing. [2 definitions]
worry to feel anxious or troubled; fret. [9 definitions]
worry beads a string of smooth beads that are fingered or stroked as a means of reducing nervousness or anxiety, used esp. in the Near East.
worrying making one feel anxious and concerned about something bad that is happening or might happen.
worrywart one who worries too much or needlessly.
worse comp. of bad and ill. [7 definitions]
worsen to make or become worse.
worship reverent devotion, honor, and love shown to a deity or to an object considered sacred. [6 definitions]
worshipful given to or characteristic of worship, reverent.
worshipless combined form of worship.
worst superl. of bad and ill. [7 definitions]