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Dictionary definition for: Wild

1. (n) a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; "he lived in the wild"

2. (a) marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild ideas" "wild talk" "wild originality" "wild parties"

3. (r) in an uncontrolled and rampant manner; "weeds grew rampantly around here"

4. (n) a wild and uninhabited area

5. (a) in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated; "wild geese" "edible wild plants"

6. (r) in a wild or undomesticated manner; "growing wild" "roaming wild"

7. (s) in a state of extreme emotion; "wild with anger" "wild with grief"

8. (s) deviating widely from an intended course; "a wild bullet" "a wild pitch"

9. (s) (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; "a violent clash of colors" "her dress was a violent red" "a violent noise" "wild colors" "wild shouts"

10. (s) not subjected to control or restraint; "a piano played with a wild exuberance"- Louis Bromfield

11. (s) talking or behaving irrationally; "a raving lunatic"

12. (s) produced without being planted or without human labor; "wild strawberries"

13. (s) located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island" "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads" "a wild stretch of land" "waste places"

14. (s) without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders" "barbaric practices" "a savage people" "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"

15. (s) (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon" "furious winds" "the raging sea"

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