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worst superl. of bad and ill. [7 definitions]
worst-case of or describing the worst possible case, situation, result, or the like.
worst-case scenario the worst possible set of events that could follow.
worsted a fine, smooth, firm, compact yarn spun of tightly twisted wool fibers. [3 definitions]
wort1 a plant, vegetable, root, or herb (usu. used in combination).
wort2 an infusion of malt that ferments into beer or mash.
worth good, valuable, or important enough to warrant. [8 definitions]
worth it successful in compensating for the effort, time, trouble, or expense required.
worthless without importance, use, or value. [2 definitions]
worth one's salt deserving of the wages one receives; competent.
worthwhile valuable or rewarding enough to be worth the expenditure of time and energy.
worthy having adequate or considerable worth or merit; admirable; commendable. [3 definitions]
would used as a past form of "will"1 after verbs in the past tense that report speech or thoughts. [5 definitions]
would-be wanting or pretending to be. [2 definitions]
would like used as a tentative form of "want" in order to express a greater degree of politeness than "want" expresses or when the possibility of doing what one wants is not considered likely or certain.
wouldn't contracted form of "would not".
would rather used to express that you prefer one thing to another.
would've contracted form of "would have."
wound1 an injury to living tissue, usu. involving penetration or cutting of the external surface. [4 definitions]
wound2 past tense and past participle of wind2.
wove past tense and a past participle of weave.