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Whittle

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Meaning
Pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim

Synonyms:
Carve, Shape, Faishion, Cut

Antonyms:
Develop, Extend

Whittle
Whit

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Meaning
Small amount; smallest speck;

Synonyms:
Dot, Particle, Fragment, Scrap

Antonyms:
Lot, Whole

Whit
Whinny

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Meaning
Neigh like a horse; cf. Neigh: make the sound which horses make

Synonyms:
Bray, Cry, Snort, Bray

Antonyms:
Quiet, Calm

Whinny
Whimsy

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Arbitrariness; the quality or state of being fanciful; ex. Story full of whimsy

Synonyms:
Caprice, Eccentricity, Playfulness, Frivolity

Antonyms:
Constancy, Steadfastness

Whimsy
Whim

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Meaning
Sudden behaviour change; fancy

Synonyms:
Urge, Impulse, Notion, Caprice

Antonyms:
Fact, Reality

Whim
Whiff

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Meaning
A brief passing odour;short-lasting smell; ex. Whiff of perfume/scandal

Synonyms:
Aroma, Puff, Gust, Inhalation

Whiff
Whelp

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Meaning
Young animal (esp. Of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.

Synonyms:
Offspring, Baby, Newborn, Young mammal

Antonyms:
Grown-up, Adult

Whelp
Welt

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Meaning
A lump raised on the body due to a blow or allergic reaction

Synonyms:
Scar, Bruise, Contusion, Blister

Welt
Waylay

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Meaning
Ambush; to attack suddenly and unexpectedly from a hidden place

Synonyms:
Bushwhack, Attack, Scupper, Lie in wait

Antonyms:
Exposure, Susceptivity

Waylay
Wastrel

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Meaning
One who uses resources foolishly and self-indulgently

Synonyms:
Spendthrift, Squanderer, Waster, Profligate

Antonyms:
Economizer, Saver

Wastrel