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 for wards
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  -ward \-ward\ (w[~e]rd), -wards \-wards\ (w[~e]rdz). [AS.
     -weard, -weardes; akin to OS. & OFries. -ward. OHG. -wert, G.
     -w[aum]rts, Icel. -ver[eth]r, Goth. -va['i]r[thorn]s, L.
     vertere to turn, versus toward, and E. worth to become.
     [root]143. See Worth. v. i., and cf. Verse. Adverbs
     ending in -wards (AS. -weardes) and some other adverbs, such
     as besides, betimes, since (OE. sithens). etc., were
     originally genitive forms used adverbially.]
     Suffixes denoting course or direction to; motion or tendency
     toward; as in backward, or backwards; toward, or towards,
     etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  -wards \-wards\
     See -ward.
     [1913 Webster]

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