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Words with a Silent W

Based on the definitions, guess these words that have a silent W.
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Last updated: January 8, 2017
First submittedAugust 19, 2013
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Definition
Word
Long bladed weapon
Sword
To grapple
Wrestle
Skin crease caused by age
Wrinkle
Where the hand meets the arm
Wrist
Incorrect
Wrong
To twist and squeeze the liquid out of
Wring
Solution to a problem
Answer
An unfortunate, piteous person
Wretch
The British call it a spanner
Wrench
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Whole
Definition
Word
To contort one's body, usually due to pain
Writhe
Homophone of to and too
Two
Circular garland, a popular Christmas decoration
Wreath
One of the things a literate person can do
Write
Dryly humorous; Sardonic
Wry
Deadly sin of anger
Wrath
To finish shooting a movie scene
Wrap
To herd livestock
Wrangle
Prostitute
Whore
To squirm like a worm
Wriggle
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level 67
Dec 20, 2013
Accidentally got "wreath" by misspelling "wrath"... (English is not my mother tongue.)
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level 25
Dec 20, 2013
wrestle, damn. I tried brawl :(
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level 67
May 10, 2017
Good try!
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level 73
May 10, 2017
Sadly, wrong, not wright. 😁
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level 44
May 11, 2017
i see what you did there...
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level 24
Dec 24, 2013
20/20 good quiz
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level 44
May 18, 2016
wraithe for piteous person as well?
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level 69
May 10, 2017
Can't believe I missed answer...
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level 58
May 10, 2017
Last one I got......took a while until the "answer" hit me......did you see what I did there? Did ya? High Five!
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level 36
May 10, 2017
When you forget that not all words start with w and forget sword and two. :D
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level 43
May 10, 2017
Hehe i tried to, but then the thought struck me that it need not exclusively be w words
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level 55
May 10, 2017
Nice quiz. Can you replace whore (prostitute) with wreck (break, devastate), it is not good to feature in a quiz
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level 72
May 10, 2017
Here in NZ prostitution is legal, just another job one can choose to do. Here is where you can apply for an operator's licence in Auckland.
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level 67
May 10, 2017
It's a valid English word.
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level 34
May 10, 2017
Relax snowflake.
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level 72
May 11, 2017
Now, is that w silent?
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level 67
May 10, 2017
Don't take any rugby quizzes then mate, we wouldn't want you to become excited by the word "hooker".
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level 55
May 10, 2017
I wish I could give comments a thumbs up, because you deserve one, Dasubergeek!
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level 43
Oct 28, 2017
Lol...good one.
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level 56
May 15, 2017
Overly sensitive, aren't we?
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level 63
May 10, 2017
Anyone else tempted to put "wread" for what a literate person can do?!
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level 58
May 10, 2017
Not me, but I like your style...
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level 72
May 11, 2017
yes!
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level 21
May 10, 2017
More people know about Whore than the number Two that's just sad
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level 53
May 10, 2017
why? the job's been around longer than the counting system and the language - probably combined
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level 59
May 11, 2017
Lots of people made the mistake of assuming all the words had to start with a w.
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level 58
May 12, 2017
More people knew about whore than homophone*
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level 67
May 10, 2017
I tried "wrack" for "writhe" about eleventy times before the caffeine kicked in and I realized it was no longer the year 1632.
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level 46
Oct 27, 2017
I thought that it said “to finish a shooting movie scene”. It messed me up, man. IT MESSED ME UP!
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level 25
Oct 28, 2017
All I could think of was "Cut!"
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level 20
Feb 6, 2018
It might just be me but i pronounce sword with a w
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level 67
May 19, 2018
Your on your own Cowboy!
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level 52
Oct 3, 2018
as in s-wored ??
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level 73
Oct 27, 2018
Will you accept rong as a spelling variation?