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noun 
  1. The undomesticated state of a wild animal
After mending the lion's leg, we returned him to the
  1. (especially, in plural) a wilderness
verb 
  1. To commit random acts of assault, robbery, and rape in an urban setting, especially as a gang.
    • 1989, David E. Pitt, Jogger's Attackers Terrorized at Least 9 in 2 Hours, New York Times (April 22, 1989), page 1:
    • ::...Chief of Detectives Robert Colangelo, who said the attacks appeared unrelated to money, race, drugs, or alcohol, said that some of the 20 youths brought in for questioning has told investigators that the crime spree was the product of a pastime called "wilding".
    • ::"It's not a term that we in the police had heard before," the chief said, noting that the police were unaware of any similar incident in the park recently. "They just said, 'We were going wilding.' In my mind at this point, it implies that they were going to raise hell."...
adjective (er, est)
  1. untamed, Untamed; not domesticated.
The island of Chincoteague is famous for its horses.
  1. unrestrained, Unrestrained or uninhibited.
I was filled with rage when I discovered the infidelity, and punched a hole in the wall.
  1. raucous, Raucous, unruly, or licentious.
The fraternity was infamous for its parties, which frequently resulted in police involvement.
  1. Visibly and overtly anxious; frantic.
Her mother was with fear when she didn't return home after the party.
  1. disheveled, Disheveled, tangled, or untidy.
After a week on the trail without a mirror, my hair was and dirty.
  1. enthusiastic, Enthusiastic.
I'm not about the idea of a two day car trip with my nephews, but it's my only option.
  1. inaccurate, Inaccurate.
''The novice archer fired a shot and hit her opponent's target.
adverb 
  1. inaccurately, Inaccurately; not on target.
The javelin flew and struck a spectator, to the horror of all observing.
Etymology: wilde


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