Quiz: words beginning with ‘dw’
“There are three words in the English language, and three words only, that begin with the letters ‘dw’,” claims President Bartlet in The West Wing.
The three that the show proceeds to list – dwindle, dwarf, and dwell – are certainly the most common. Each of these has related forms (e.g. dwarfling), but there are plenty of other entries which begin in the same way. How well do you know your less-common ‘dw’ words? We’ve looked into the Oxford English Dictionary to come up with the following quiz – let us know how you do.