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wild

 
 
pronunciation:
waIld
features:
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: wilder, wildest
definition 1: living in a natural state.
There are wild animals in the forest.
 
antonyms:
tamed
similar words:
fierce, violent
definition 2: not following the rules; out of control.
The teacher could not control the wild students.
antonyms:
disciplined
similar words:
rough, tough
definition 3: (informal) approving; enthusiastic.
He's not wild about his new haircut.
synonyms:
approving, happy
similar words:
eager
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derivations: wildly (adv.), wildness (n.)
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