verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of wilder1
OTHER WORDS FROM wilderwil·der·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for wilder
Some of the wilder criticisms of me notwithstanding, my column Monday made two basic points.
The more the wine interacted with air, the wilder and more unbridled it turned.Brunello’s King Lear: Gianfranco Soldera Reflects on the Attack on His Wine|Alice Feiring|December 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some of the wilder theories have percolated in the famously raucous Turkish press.Speculation Swirls in Istanbul: What Happened to Sarai Sierra?|Mike Giglio|February 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Rumor has it that when Louis B. Mayer saw the film, he lambasted Wilder for biting the hand that fed him.'The Artist,' 'Hugo,' and the History of Movies About Movies|Stephen Farber|December 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
According to Wilder, members of the New Apostolic Reformation see Perry as their vehicle to claim the “mountain” of government.
Didn't I tender the consignee a beautiful oath, master Wilder?The Red Rover|James Fenimore Cooper
The more they drank, the wilder and more melancholy the song became.Alone with the Hairy Ainu|A. H. Savage Landor
Now the road grows wilder and wilder,—there is absolutely no sound save the moan of the distant ocean.Wanderings in Ireland|Michael Myers Shoemaker
The features of his insanity were wilder and less controllable.Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II)|Charles James Lever
And this Mexican revolution is bound to make rough times along some of the wilder passes across the border.The Light of Western Stars|Zane Grey