waif – A homeless, neglected wanderer.
waistcoat – A vest.
waive – To relinquish, especially temporarily, as a right or claim.
wampum – Beads strung on threads, formerly used among the American Indians as currency.
wxane – To diminish in size and brilliancy.
wantonness – Recklessness.
warlike – Belligerent.
wavelet – A ripple.
weak-kneed – Without resolute purpose or energy.
weal – Well-being.
wean – To transfer (the young) from dependence on mother’s milk to another form of nourishment.
wearisome – Fatiguing.
wee – Very small.
well-bred – Of good ancestry.
well-doer – A performer of moral and social duties.
well-to-do – In prosperous circumstances.
whereabouts – The place in or near which a person or thing is.
whereupon – After which.
wherever – In or at whatever place.
wherewith – The necessary means or resources.
whet – To make more keen or eager.
whimsical – Capricious.
whine – To utter with complaining tone.
wholly – Completely.
wield – To use, control, or manage, as a weapon, or instrument, especially with full command.
wile – An act or a means of cunning deception.
winsome – Attractive.
wintry – Lacking warmth of manner.
wiry – Thin, but tough and sinewy.
witchcraft – Sorcery.
witless – Foolish, indiscreet, or silly.
witling – A person who has little understanding.
witticism – A witty, brilliant, or original saying or sentiment.
wittingly – With knowledge and by design.
wizen – To become or cause to become withered or dry.
wizen-faced – Having a shriveled face.
working-man – One who earns his bread by manual labor.
workmanlike – Like or befitting a skilled workman.
workmanship – The art or skill of a workman.
wrangle – To maintain by noisy argument or dispute.
wreak – To inflict, as a revenge or punishment.
wrest – To pull or force away by or as by violent twisting or wringing.
wretchedness – Extreme misery or unhappiness.
writhe – To twist the body, face, or limbs or as in pain or distress.
writing – The act or art of tracing or inscribing on a surface letters or ideographs.
wry – Deviating from that which is proper or right.