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wishful having or demonstrating a wish or desire.
wishful thinking the interpretation of facts, actions, words, and the like in accordance with the meanings a person would like them to have rather than in terms of what they really are.
wishy-washy indefinite, undecided, or feeble, as a person or utterance. [2 definitions]
wisp a thin bundle, bunch, tuft, streak, or the like, as of straw, hair, or smoke. [4 definitions]
wispy being or resembling a wisp.
wisteria any of several related woody vines characterized by drooping clusters of flowers that resemble bunches of grapes, usu. in purple or white.
wistful displaying or characterized by yearning or wishful sadness.
wit1 (often pl.) the innate ability to perceive, think, or know; mental faculties; intelligence. [5 definitions]
wit2 see "to wit."
witch a woman who practices or is believed to practice occult magic; sorceress. (Cf. warlock.) [4 definitions]
witchcraft magical power or practices; sorcery. [2 definitions]
witch doctor in some primitive societies, a person who is believed to be able to use magic or supernatural powers to cure illnesses, fend off evil, and the like; shaman; medicine man.
witchery the art practiced by a witch; sorcery. [2 definitions]
witch hazel any of a family of shrubs and small trees of eastern North America and Asia that bear yellow flowers in autumn. [2 definitions]
witch hunt a hunt for and punishment of those alleged to be witches, warlocks, or disciples of Satan. [3 definitions]
witching the practice of sorcery; witchcraft. [4 definitions]
with in the company of; accompanying. [16 definitions]
with- away. [3 definitions]
with a grain of salt with a somewhat skeptical attitude.
withal besides this; in addition. [2 definitions]
with a lick and a promise (informal) done hurriedly and superficially.