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11 entries found for wild. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1wild
Pronunciation: primarystresswimacr(schwa)ld
Function: adjective
1 a : living in a state of nature and not under human control and care <wild animals> b : growing or produced without human aid and care <wild honey> c : of or relating to wild organisms <the wild state>
2 : not inhabited or cultivated <wild land>
3 a : not being under control <wild rage> <a wild young stallion> b : marked by disturbance and confusion <a wild night> c : going beyond what is usual : FANTASTIC <wild colors> <wild ideas>
4 : not civilized : SAVAGE
5 : being far off the intended course <a wild pitch>
6 : having no basis in fact <a wild guess>
7 : able to represent any card designated by the holder <poker with deuces wild>
- wild·ly /primarystresswimacr(schwa)l-(d)lemacron/ adverb
- wild·ness /primarystresswimacr(schwa)l(d)-nschwas/ noun

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