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wrier a comp. of wry.
wriest a superl. of wry.
wriggle to twist and turn one's body with squirming movements; wiggle. [6 definitions]
wriggler one that wriggles. [2 definitions]
wright a worker at or creator of something (usu. used in combination).
wring to twist and squeeze tightly, as between the hands or between rollers. [7 definitions]
wringer a person or thing that wrings, esp. a device consisting of two rollers, mounted one above the other, between which wet laundry is rolled to squeeze the water out of it.
wring out to press the water from.
wrinkle1 a crease or ridge on a normally flat surface such as cloth or skin. [5 definitions]
wrinkle2 (informal) an approach, method, development, device, or the like (usu. prec. by new).
wrist the joint between the arm and hand, or the bones forming this joint. [2 definitions]
wristband any of various bands that fasten around the wrist.
wristlet a protective band worn around the wrist. [2 definitions]
wristlock a wrestling hold in which one person tightly grips the wrist and twists the arm of another.
wrist pin a pin that joins the end of a connecting rod to a piston, wheel, or the like.
wrist watch a timepiece attached to a strap or band and worn around the wrist.
writ a formal legal order, issued by a court or other public authority, directing the person to whom it is addressed to do or not do some specified act. [2 definitions]
writable combined form of write.
write to form (letters, words, symbols, or characters) on a surface with a pen, pencil, typewriter, or other instrument. [8 definitions]
write-down in finance, a reduction in the book value of an inventory item or other asset because of depreciation or a decrease in market price.
write down to write something in order to remember it.