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Meaning of wild

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: in an uncontrolled and rampant manner; "weeds grew
             rampantly around here" [syn: {rampantly}, {wild}]
      2: in a wild or undomesticated manner; "growing wild"; "roaming
      adj 1: marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild
             talk"; "wild parties" [ant: {tame}]
      2: in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated;
         "wild geese"; "edible wild plants" [syn: {wild}, {untamed}]
         [ant: {tame}, {tamed}]
      3: in a state of extreme emotion; "wild with anger"; "wild with
      4: deviating widely from an intended course; "a wild bullet";
         "he threw a wild pitch"
      5: (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" [syn: {violent}, {wild}]
      6: without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the
         allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded
         suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy" [syn: {baseless},
         {groundless}, {idle}, {unfounded}, {unwarranted}, {wild}]
      7: talking or behaving irrationally; "a raving lunatic" [syn:
         {raving mad}, {wild}]
      8: involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous sport";
         "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild
         financial scheme" [syn: {hazardous}, {risky}, {wild}]
      9: fanciful and unrealistic; foolish; "a fantastic idea of his
         own importance" [syn: {fantastic}, {wild}]
      10: located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert
          island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild
          stretch of land"; "waste places" [syn: {godforsaken},
          {waste}, {wild}]
      11: intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with; "crazy
          about cars and racing"; "he is potty about her" [syn:
          {crazy}, {wild}, {dotty}, {gaga}]
      12: 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" [syn: {barbarian},
          {barbaric}, {savage}, {uncivilized}, {uncivilised}, {wild}]
      13: (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds
          on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea" [syn:
          {angry}, {furious}, {raging}, {tempestuous}, {wild}]
      n 1: a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; "he lived
           in the wild"; "they collected mushrooms in the wild" [syn:
           {wild}, {natural state}, {state of nature}]
      2: a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition;
         "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and
         mountaineers" [syn: {wilderness}, {wild}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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