Associations to the word «Wade»
WADE, verb. (intransitive) to walk through water or something that impedes progress.
WADE, verb. (intransitive) to progress with difficulty
WADE, verb. (transitive) to walk through (water or similar impediment); to pass through by wading
WADE, verb. (intransitive) To enter recklessly.
WADE, noun. An act of wading
WADE, noun. Obsolete form of woad.
WADE, proper noun. A topographic surname.
WADE, proper noun. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
WADE, proper noun. A system of romanization for the Chinese language based on 19th-century Pekingese pronunciation, worked out by Thomas Wade.
WADE IN, verb. To interrupt someone, or a situation, by doing or saying something abruptly, or forcefully, and usually without thinking about the consequences.
WADE THROUGH, verb. To do a boring, repetitive research task.
WADE, noun. English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945).
WADE, verb. Walk (through relatively shallow water); "Can we wade across the river to the other side?"; "Wade the pond".
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.