Homonyms

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U

unreadyNot readyBadly or insufficiently advised
utterTotal, absoluteTo emit audibly

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V

vampPart of a boot or shoe upperA woman who exploits her sexual attractiveness
vanA covered motor vehicleThe forefront, vanguardA test of ore quality
VaudoisA native of the Vaud canton of SwitzerlandAny of the Waldenses
vaultAn arched roofTo leap, to spring
venerySexual indulgenceHunting, the chase
ventA hole or apertureA slit in a garment
vergeAn ege, border or boundryTo move or incline in a particular direction
viceAn immoral practiceIn place ofA clamp with two jaws
virgateLong, straight and erectAn ancient measure of land
voleA mouselike rodentThe act of winning all the tricks in a deal
voltThe SI unit of electric potentialA circular tread

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W

wadA small compact massAn earthy ore of manganese
wagTo shake up & down or backwards & forwardsA facetious person, a wit
wahooA North American elmA North American shrubA fast-swimming food fish
wakeTo be aroused from sleepThe track left by a vessel passing through water
warbleTo sing in a continuous trilling mannerA small hard tumour on a horse's back
warehouseA goods storage buildingTo deposit in a warehouse
waxA substance secreted by beesTo increase gradually in size & brilliance
wealA ridge made by a rod or whip on the fleshA sound, healthy or prosperous state
wearTo have on the person as clothing etc.To bring a ship about
weaveTo form (threads etc.) into a fabric by interlacingTo take a zigzag course
weldTo join together by heat or compressionA plant, Reseda luteola
wellIn a good or right mannerA shaft bored into the ground to obtain water, oil etc.
welterTo roll, to tumble aboutA heavy boxer or rider
wenA sebaceous cystA runic letter replaced by w
whelkA marine gastropodA small postule or pimple
whinFurze, gorseA very hard resistant rock
wickA strip or thread feeding a flame with fuelA town, village or municipal district
willTo desire, to wishTo resolve, determineA mental faculty
winceTo shrink, recoil, flinchA roller for moving fabric through dyeing vats
witchA woman having dealings with evil spiritsAn American shrub
wovePast tense of WEAVE(Of paper) having a uniform smooth surface

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Y

yakA long-haired oxNoisy, unceasing, trivial chatter
yardA unit of lengthA small piece of enclosed ground
yawlA small two-masted sailing boatTo howl, to yell, to yowl

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