Wild

wild goose chase

Meaning: wasting resource working on something that does not exist

Example: They tampered with my research. Thank God I found it out. I'm sure they were hoping to send me on a wild goose chase as I continue my research. Read on

a voice crying in the wilderness

Meaning: to say something that is not popular

Example: The tales are interesting if you are into that kind of thing but for me it is like listening to a voice crying in the wilderness. Read on

wild and woolly

Meaning: to be carrying a wild look

Example: Their residence is totally wild and woolly but all in all I found them to be warm people. Read on

never in wildest dreams

Meaning: a situation beyond the scope of one's imagination

Example: Never in my wildest dreams did I think she'd abandon her father. Read on

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ward off

Meaning: to prevent something from harming you

Example: Our government has doubled the number of soldiers at the border to ward off illegal immigrants. Read on

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