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churlish
adj
boorish; vulgar; loutish; difficult and intractable
coalesce
v
to come together; to fuse or unite
coda
n
concluding section of a musical or literary piece
coeval
adj
of the same period; coexisting
commensurate
adj
matching; corresponding or proportionate in degree, size or amount
contemn
v
to scorn or despise
contumacious
adj
insubordinate; rebellious
corrigible
adj
capable of being set right; correctable; reparable
countenance
v/n
to approve of or tolerate; face; composure
cozen
v
to deceive, beguile, or hoodwink
craven
adj
contemptibly fainthearted; lacking any courage
curmudgeon
n
a crusty, ill-tempered coot; a misanthrope
daunt
v
to cow or dismay
debacle
n
rout; fiasco, complete failure
decorous
adj
correct; formal; marked by decorum
decorous
adj
correct; formal; marked by decorum
defalcate
v
to embezzle or misappropriate
denigrate
v
to blacken; to belittle;to sully; to defame; to disparage
denouement
n
an outcome or solution; the unraveling of a plot
deposition
n
accretion; depositing; building up layer by layer; official testimony
deprecate
v
to disparage or belittle; to put down
depredate
v
to plunder, pillage, ravage, or destroy; to exploit in a predatory manner
derivative
adj
unoriginal; obtained from another source
descant
v
to comment at length
descry
v
to discriminate or discern
desuetude
n
disuse
desultory
adj
random; thoughtless; marked by a lack of plan or purpose
detraction
n
slandering; verval attack; aspersion
diaphanous
adj
transparent; gauzy
diffident
adj
reserved, shy, or unassuming; lacking in self-confidence