|1||ungainly||(adjective satellite) lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"|
(adjective satellite) difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape; "an awkward bundle to carry"; "a load of bunglesome paraphernalia"; "clumsy wooden shoes"; "the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl"
|2||uniform||(noun) clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification|
(verb) provide with uniforms; "The guards were uniformed"
(adjective) not differentiated
(adjective satellite) the same throughout in structure or composition; "bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
(adjective satellite) evenly spaced; "at regular (or uniform) intervals"
(adjective) always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences; "a street of uniform tall white buildings"
|3||unique||(adjective satellite) highly unusual or rare but not the single instance; "spoke with a unique accent"; "had unique ability in raising funds"; "a frankness unique in literature"; "a unique dining experience"|
(adjective satellite) radically distinctive and without equal; "he is alone in the field of microbiology"; "this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem"; "Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint"; "craftsmen whose skill is unequaled"; "unparallele
(adjective satellite) the single one of its kind; "a singular example"; "the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting"; "a unique copy of an ancient manuscript"; "certain types of problems have unique solutions"
|4||universal||(noun) coupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions; "in motor vehicles a universal joint allows the driveshaft to move up and down as the vehicle passes over bumps"|
(adjective satellite) of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"
|5||unobtrusive||(adjective) not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable; "a quiet, unobtrusive life of self-denial"|
|6||unprecedented||(adjective) having no precedent; novel; "an unprecedented expansion in population and industry"|
|7||unpretentious||(adjective) not ostentatious; "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance"|
(adjective) lacking pretension or affectation; "an unpretentious country church"; "her quiet unpretentious demeanor"
(adjective satellite) exhibiting restrained good taste; "the room is pleasant and understated"
|8||unruly||(adjective satellite) of persons; "the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly"|
(adjective satellite) noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of or
(adjective satellite) unwilling to submit to authority; "unruly teenagers"
|9||untoward||(adjective satellite) contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"|
(adjective satellite) not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
|10||unwonted||(adjective satellite) out of the ordinary; "an unwonted softness in her face"|
|11||upshot||(noun) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"|
|12||urbane||(adjective satellite) marked by wide-ranging knowledge and appreciation of many parts of the world arising from urban life and wide travel; "the sophisticated manners of a true cosmopolite"; "urbane and pliant...he was at ease even in the drawing rooms of Paris"|
(adjective satellite) characterized by tact and propriety
(adjective satellite) showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
|13||usurpation||(noun) wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority); "a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation"|
(noun) entry to another's property without right or permission
|14||usury||(noun) the act of lending money at an exorbitant rate of interest|
(noun) an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
|15||utopia||(noun) an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal|
(noun) a work of fiction describing a utopia
(noun) a book by Sir Thomas More (1516) describing the perfect society on an imaginary island
(noun) ideally perfect state; especially in its social and political and moral aspects
|16||waft||(noun) a long flag; often tapering|
(verb) be driven or carried along, as by the air; "Sounds wafted into the room"
(verb) blow gently; "A breeze wafted through the door"
|17||waive||(verb) lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime|
(verb) do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
|18||wan||(noun) a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network|
(verb) become pale and sickly
(adjective satellite) lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness; "a wan smile"
(adjective satellite) abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"
(adjective satellite) (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble; "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan li
|19||wane||(noun) a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)|
(verb) grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned"
(verb) decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
(verb) become smaller; "Interest in his novels waned"
|20||wanton||(noun) lewd or lascivious woman|
(verb) behave extremely cruelly and brutally
(verb) engage in amorous play
(verb) become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
(verb) spend wastefully; "wanton one's money away"
(verb) indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life
(verb) waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
(adjective satellite) casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
(adjective satellite) occurring without motivation or provocation; "motiveless malignity"; "unprovoked and dastardly attack"- F.D.Roosevelt
|21||warrant||(noun) a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts|
(noun) a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
(noun) formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
(noun) a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price; "as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income
(verb) stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
(verb) show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for; "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
|22||welter||(noun) a confused multitude of things|
(verb) be immersed in; "welter in work"
(verb) roll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud"
(verb) toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way; "The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours"
|23||wheedle||(verb) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"|
|24||whet||(verb) sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone|
(verb) make keen or more acute; "whet my appetite"
|25||whimsical||(adjective satellite) determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions"|
|26||wily||(adjective satellite) marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dik"; "a wily old attorney"|
|27||winsome||(adjective satellite) charming in a childlike or naive way|
|28||wither||(verb) wither, especially with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"|
(verb) lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
|29||wizened||(adjective satellite) lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness; "the old woman's shriveled skin"; "he looked shriveled and ill"; "a shrunken old man"; "a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered|
|30||wooden||(adjective satellite) lacking ease or grace; "the actor's performance was wooden"; "a wooden smile"|
(adjective satellite) made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood; "a wooden box"; "an ancient cart with wooden wheels"; "wood houses"; "a wood fire"
|31||workaday||(adjective satellite) found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant|
|32||wrath||(noun) belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)|
(noun) intense anger (usually on an epic scale)
|33||wreak||(verb) cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"|
|34||wrest||(verb) obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically; "wrest the knife from his hands"; "wrest a meaning from the old text"; "wrest power from the old government"|
|35||wretched||(adjective satellite) characterized by physical misery; "a wet miserable weekend"; "spent a wretched night on the floor"|
(adjective satellite) deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor d
(adjective satellite) very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages"
(adjective satellite) of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
|36||wry||(adjective satellite) humorously sarcastic or mocking; "dry humor"; "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely"; "an ironic novel"; "an ironical smile"; "with a wry Scottish wit"|
(adjective satellite) disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking; "his rebellion is the bitter, sardonic laughter of all great satirists"- Frank Schoenberner; "a wry pleasure to be...reminded of all that one is missing"- Irwin Edman
(adjective satellite) bent to one side; "a wry neck"
|37||xenophobia||(noun) an irrational fear of foreigners or strangers|
|38||yoke||(noun) stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team|
(noun) fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
(noun) a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
(noun) support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
(noun) a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke; "pulled by a yoke of oxen"
(noun) two items of the same kind
(noun) an oppresssive power; "under the yoke of a tyrant"; "they threw off the yoke of domination"
(verb) put a yoke on or join with a yoke; "Yoke the draft horses together"
(verb) link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together"
(verb) become joined or linked together
|39||yore||(noun) the time that has elapsed; "forget the past"|
|40||zealot||(noun) a fervent and even militant proponent of something|
(noun) a member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans
|41||zenith||(noun) the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected|
|42||zephyr||(noun) (Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind|
(noun) a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"