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  1. wild
    IPA[wīld]
  2. adjective

    noun

    • 1. a natural state or uncultivated or uninhabited region:

      kiwis are virtually extinct in the wild
    • 2. a remote uninhabited or sparsely inhabited area:

      he spent a year in the wilds of Canada

    verb

    • 1. treat (a person or animal) harshly, so that they become untrusting or nervous:

      let your pigeon fly for a while: we don't want to wild him
    • adjective

      (of an animal or plant) living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated:

      produced from wild animals or plants without cultivation:

    • noun

      a natural state or uncultivated or uninhabited region:

      a remote uninhabited or sparsely inhabited area:

    • verb

      treat (a person or animal) harshly, so that they become untrusting or nervous:
    • verb

      cause to lose one's way; lead or drive astray:

      perplex; bewilder:

    • verb

      cause to lose one's way; lead or drive astray:

      perplex; bewilder:

    • noun

      a playing card that can have any value, suit, color, or other property in a game at the discretion of the player holding it.

      a person or thing whose influence is unpredictable or whose qualities are uncertain.

    • noun

      a man with a fierce or wildly unruly nature:

      a primitive or uncivilized man, as used in medieval times as a symbol of the wild side of human nature or of seasonal fertility:

    • noun

      a tall aquatic North American grass related to rice, with edible grains.

      the grain of the wild rice plant used as food.

    • noun

      an errant pitch that is not hit by the batter and cannot be stopped by the catcher, enabling a base runner to advance.
    • verb

      enable (a base runner) to advance by making a wild pitch:
    • noun

      charlock.
    • noun

      an Old World grass that is related to the cultivated oat and is commonly found as a weed of other cereal plants.
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