AIR - The atmospheric substance above the surface of the earth which animals breathe, formerly considered to be a single substance, one of the four basic elements of ancient philosophy and one of the five basic elements of Eastern traditions.
ARE - Second-person singular simple present tense of be.
AWE - A feeling of fear and reverence.
AXE - A tool for felling trees or chopping wood etc. consisting of a heavy head flattened to a blade on one side, and a handle attached to it.
EAR - The organ of hearing, consisting of the pinna, auditory canal, eardrum, malleus, incus, stapes and cochlea.
ERA - A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year.
RAW - Of weather: unpleasantly damp or cold.
WAR - Organized, large-scale, armed conflict between countries or between national, ethnic, or other sizeable groups, usually involving the engagement of military forces.
WAX - Beeswax.
IRE - Iron.
WEAR - To guard; watch; keep watch, especially from entry or invasion.
WIRE - Metal formed into a thin, even thread, now usually by being drawn through a hole in a steel die.
WAXIER - Comparative form of waxy: more waxy.