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Synonyms and Antonyms (Section W, X, Y, Z)

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Synonyms and antonyms of essential English words are starting with alphabet ‘W, X, Y, Z’. Learning synonyms and antonyms for the words in this sections ‘W, X, Y, Z’ will be helpful for the aspirants preparing for competitive examinations on English language testing.

Section W

This section ‘W’ covers terms such as wayward, weaken, weld, whimsical, wicked, widen, widespread, witch, withdraw, witty, wordy, zeal, zigzag etc.

S.No

Word

Synonyms

Antonyms

1

wayward

aberrant, balky, capricious, erratic, forward

controllable, manageable, disciplined

2

Weaken

decline, degenerate, fade, languish, sink, wane

strengthen, boost, build

3

Weld

bond, combine, fix, join, solder, unite

disconnect, seperate, detach

4

Whimsical

arbitary, capricious, freakish, mercurial, temperamental, ticklish

behaving, sensible, reasonable

5

Wicked

evil, iniquitous, reprobate, malignant, spiteful, venomous

decent, moral, nice

6

Widen

broaden, expand, extend, augment, enlarge, stretch

cramp, narrow, restrict

7

Widespread

all-inclusive, comprehensive, expansive, extensive, sweeping, far-reaching 

concentrated, local, narrow

8

Witch

enchantress, sorceress, beldam, crone, siren, temptress

disenchanting, repulsive, disgusting

9

Withdraw

remove, retract, draw in,  shove off, abjure, disengage

remain, fill, deposit

10

Withhold

abstain, forbear, hold, retain, reserve, refrain

release, let go, free 

11

Witty

comedic, facetious, humorous, jocular, scintillating, sparkling

serious, grim, pensive 

12

Wordy

verbal, diffuse, discursive, rambling, loquacious, prolix

concise, restrained, subdued

Section Y

This section ‘Y’ covers terms such as yearn, yield.

1

Yearn

covet, desire, hanker, long, pine, wish 

dislike, hate, disgust

2

Yield

produce, earn, abandon, relinquish, forgo, concede 

withhold, hold, keep

Section Z

This section ‘Z’ covers terms such as zeal, zigzag.

1

Zeal

ardour, enthusiasm, fervor, passion, intentness, alacrity 

apathy, indifference, lethargy

2

Zigzag

crinkled, crooked, fluctuating, inclined, meandering, transverse

straight, linear, plain

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