ART - Human effort to imitate, supplement, alter, or counteract the work of nature.
DRY - Free from liquid or moisture.
FAD - A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time.
FAT - A large tub or vessel for water, wine, or other liquids; a cistern.
RAY - A beam of light or radiation.
TAD - A small amount; a little bit.
TAR - A black, oily, sticky, viscous substance, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons derived from organic materials such as wood, peat, or coal.
TRY - To attempt. Followed by infinitive.
RAD - Excellent, short for radical.
AFT - The stern portion of a vessel.
DART - A pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; any sharp-pointed missile weapon, as an arrow.
FRAY - Affray; broil; contest; combat; brawl; melee.
RAFT - A flat structure made of planks, barrels etc., that floats on water, and is used for transport, emergencies or a platform for swimmers.
TRAY - Trouble; annoyance; anger.
YARD - A small, usually uncultivated area adjoining or (now especially) within the precincts of a house or other building.
ARTY - Pretending to artistic worth; high-flown.
DAFT - Insane, mad.
DRAFT - An early version of a written work.
TARDY - Late; overdue or delayed.
DRAFTY - Characterized by gusts of wind; windy.