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Not civilized, typically with implications of a savage or violent nature
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“It is intriguing to think of how Man has developed to this day from its once wild origins.”
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(of animals) Wild and feral, without taming or domestication
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“David has been documenting the behavior of wild animals in their natural habitat for decades.”
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(especially of plants) Uninhabited or cultivated
Wild flowers and plants dot the barren landscape.”
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Showing an urgent desire or interest
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“The kids were wild with excitement at the prospect of watching a movie featuring T'Challa and his exploits in Wakanda.”
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Characterized, or marked, by much busy (or stressful) activity
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“Eliza was tired after a rather wild day at work.”
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Not based on sound reasoning or probability
“Jessie made the wild decision to pay two men to attack him as a publicity stunt.”
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Having a curious, strange or eccentric nature
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“He presented a wild theory about how the French can gorge on fatty foods yet maintain a low incidence of coronary heart disease.”
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Having, or characterized by, great anger or rage
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“Your mother is going to be wild when she finds out you're playing video games instead of doing your homework.”
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Marked by turmoil or disturbance, especially of natural elements
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“We are expecting wild weather in the west as major storms pour down on already saturated areas.”
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Lacking discipline or restraint
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“When a star known for being wild reveals she is going to be a mom, the world usually trembles with fear.”
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Barren and devoid of inhabitants
“Beneath the haunting image is a rugged and wild landscape that remains my source of inspiration.”
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Teeming with plant or natural life
“Explorers are keen to discover new lifeforms within the wild forest.”
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Having an untidy appearance
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“Yoko talked incessantly during the interview, small and fierce under her wild black hair.”
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Arbitrary in nature
“He remains stony-faced, but I will hazard a wild guess that he is unhappy with the situation.”
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(wild about) Having feelings of passion for (someone or something)
“I would come on to some guy, just for a laugh, pretending I was wild about him.”
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Of unsound mind, or seemingly so
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Having no regard for danger or consequences
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Feeling or expressing overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement
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Exhausting all effort
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Fickle in nature
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Not able, or too impractical, to be implemented
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Being a figment of the imagination
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Causing or creating excitement
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Having a strong carnal desire
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Not accurate
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Lacking a coherent or logical sequence or connection
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Having the smell, taste, and texture of game meat (which is typically slightly decomposed)
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Failing to give the proper care and attention that is required
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Of, or relating to physical, needs or desires
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(of an area of land) Unsuitable for, or inconducive to, growing crops or vegetation
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Final, as a last resort
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Of or relating to the tropics
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Having a reasonable chance of success
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Affecting the mind so as to produce vivid visions
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Physically and mentally dependent on a particular substance
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(of a landscape) Desolate and barren
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Bright, colourful, and showy
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Pioneering, relating to a nonindependent or new territory
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Remote from the coast or frontier
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Ignored
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Deliberately exaggerated and theatrical in style
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The best of its kind or class