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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]
wot a spelling of "what" used to represent the way the word is sometimes informally pronounced, especially when one is surprised, shocked, or being humorous.
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.
woven a past participle of weave.
wow1 (informal) used to express amazement, pleasure, enthusiasm, or the like. [2 definitions]
wow2 a slow variation or distortion of the pitch of sound reproduced from a recording.
WPA abbreviation of "Works Progress Administration," the New Deal program in the U.S. (1935-43) that provided work for the unemployed during the Great Depression (later known as Work Projects Administration).
wpm abbreviation of "words per minute."
wrack1 severe damage or destruction.
wrack2 that which remains after something has been destroyed; wreckage, esp. of a ship. [2 definitions]
wrack3 variant of rack4.
wraith an apparition of a living person, believed to foreshadow his or her imminent death. [2 definitions]