wound

  1. a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

    Synonyms : combat injury, injury
    Type Of : loss, personnel casualty
  2. an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

    Synonyms : lesion
    Type Of : hurt, harm, trauma, injury
  3. hurt the feelings of

    Synonyms : bruise, hurt, injure, offend, spite
    Type Of : evoke, arouse, elicit, enkindle, fire, kindle, provoke, raise
  4. the act of inflicting a wound

    Synonyms : wounding
    Type Of : scathe, hurt, harm, damage
  5. cause injuries or bodily harm to

    Synonyms : injure
    Type Of : hurt
  6. a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)

    Type Of : distress, hurt, suffering
    Examples :
    • he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound
    • deep in her breast lives the silent wound
    • The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it
  7. put in a coil

worsened

  1. changed for the worse in health or fitness

    Synonyms : worse
  2. made or become worse; impaired

    Examples :
    • troubled by the worsened economic conditions
    • the worsened diplomatic relations

wedges

  1. a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe

    Synonyms : wedge heel
    Type Of : heel
  2. a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object

    Synonyms : chock
    Type Of : block
  3. put, fix, force, or implant

    Synonyms : deposit, lodge, stick
    Type Of : fix, secure, fasten
  4. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

    Synonyms : bomber, cuban sandwich, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, zep
    Type Of : sandwich
  5. any shape that is triangular in cross section

    Synonyms : cuneus, wedge shape
    Type Of : trigon, triangle, trilateral
  6. squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

    Synonyms : force, squeeze
    Type Of : displace, move
  7. a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation

    Synonyms : hacek
    Type Of : diacritical mark, diacritic
  8. (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole

    Type Of : iron
  9. something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them

    Type Of : inclined plane

widely

  1. to or over a great extent or range; far

    Synonyms : wide
    Examples :
    • he traveled widely

wants

  1. have need of

    Synonyms : need, require
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner
  2. anything that is necessary but lacking

    Synonyms : need
    Type Of : requisite, requirement, necessary, necessity, essential
    Examples :
    • I tried to supply his wants
  3. a state of extreme poverty

    Synonyms : deprivation, neediness, privation
    Type Of : poverty, impoverishment, poorness
  4. the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

    Synonyms : deficiency, lack
    Type Of : need, demand
    Examples :
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost
  5. a specific feeling of desire

    Synonyms : wish, wishing
    Type Of : desire
  6. feel or have a desire for; want strongly

    Synonyms : desire
    Examples :
    • I want to go home now
    • I want my own room
  7. be without, lack; be deficient in

    Type Of : miss, lack
    Examples :
    • want courtesy
    • want the strength to go on living
    • flood victims wanting food and shelter
  8. hunt or look for; want for a particular reason

    Type Of : search, look for, seek
    Examples :
    • Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI
    • Uncle Sam wants you
  9. wish or demand the presence of

    Type Of : demand
    Examples :
    • I want you here at noon!

wordiness

  1. boring verbosity

    Synonyms : long-windedness, prolixity, prolixness, windiness
    Type Of : verboseness, verbosity

we

  1. The plural nominative case of the pronoun of the first person; the word with which a person in speaking or writing denotes a number or company of which he is one, as the subject of an action expressed by a verb.

  2. The plural nominative case of the pronoun of the first person; the word with which a person in speaking or writing denotes a number or company of which he is one, as the subject of an action expressed by a verb.

  3. The plural nominative case of the pronoun of the first person; the word with which a person in speaking or writing denotes a number or company of which he is one, as the subject of an action expressed by a verb.

whom

  1. The objective case of who.

worries

  1. be on the mind of

    Synonyms : concern, interest, occupy
    Examples :
    • I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift
  2. something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

    Synonyms : concern, headache, vexation
    Type Of : negative stimulus
    Examples :
    • it's a major worry
  3. be concerned with

    Synonyms : care
    Type Of : mind
    Examples :
    • I worry about my grades
  4. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress

    Synonyms : vex
    Antonyms : reassure
    Type Of : disorder, disquiet, perturb, unhinge, cark, trouble, distract
    Examples :
    • I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me
  5. a strong feeling of anxiety

    Synonyms : trouble
    Type Of : anxiety
    Examples :
    • his worry over the prospect of being fired
    • it is not work but worry that kills
  6. be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy

    Examples :
    • I worry about my job
  7. lacerate by biting

    Type Of : incise
  8. touch or rub constantly

    Type Of : rub

wastrels

  1. someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently

    Synonyms : waster
    Type Of : prodigal, profligate, squanderer