1. wear down exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
  2. warden the chief official in charge of a prison
  3. wear thin deteriorate through use or stress
  4. Wharton United States novelist (1862-1937)
  5. tear down tear down so as to make flat with the ground
  6. bear down exert a force with a heavy weight
  7. weird strikingly odd or unusual
  8. earthen made of earth (or baked clay)
  9. beardown with full strength
  10. verdin very small yellow-headed titmouse of western North America
  11. Verdun a battle in World War I
  12. ordain invest with ministerial or priestly authority
  13. ardent characterized by intense emotion
  14. ferritin a protein containing 20% iron that is found in the intestines and liver and spleen; it is one of the chief forms in which iron is stored in the body
  15. water down thin by adding water to
  16. Freetown port city and the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone
  17. Jordan an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
  18. wear on pass slowly (of time)
  19. war-torn laid waste by war
  20. pardon accept an excuse for