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dally
To play amorously; flirt: “Sylvester dallied about Lena until he began to make mistakes in his work” (Willa Cather). See synonyms at flirt.
To trifle; toy.
To waste time; dawdle.
嬉戏, 轻率的对待, 调情, 游荡, 浪费
dastardly
Cowardly and malicious; base.
shy
dawn on
Become evident or understood
Around noon it dawned upon me that I had never eaten breakfast
amorous
(ăm'ər-əs)
多情的, 表示爱情的, 恋爱的
dawdle
v.intr.
To take more time than necessary: dawdled through breakfast.
To move aimlessly or lackadaisically: dawdling on the way to work.
v.tr.
To waste (time) by idling: dawdling the hours away.
闲混, 游荡, 偷懒, 浪费
lackadaisical
Lacking spirit, liveliness, or interest; languid: “There'll be no time to correct lackadaisical driving techniques after trouble develops” (William J. Hampton).
懒洋洋的, 感伤的, 愁闷的
dab
v.intr.
To tap gently; pat.

n.
A small amount: a dab of jelly.
A quick light pat.
1. 轻拍, 轻触, 轻搽, 轻涂

idioms:

dab of 一点点, 一小块的...
2. 小块, 一点点

3. 比目鱼, 孙鲽
dabble
The verb dabble has 3 meanings:

Meaning #1: dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid


Meaning #2: play in or as if in water, as of small children
Synonyms: paddle, splash around


Meaning #3: work with in a non-serious manner
Synonyms: smatter, play around
On the weekends when he wasn't working, he liked to dabble in bubble gum art.
dagger
at daggers drawn
匕首
势不两立
dainty
adj., -ti·er, -ti·est.
Delicately beautiful or charming; exquisite: “No dainty rhymes or sentimental love verses for you, terrible year” (Walt Whitman).
Delicious or choice. See synonyms at delicate.
Of refined taste; discriminating.
Overly fastidious; squeamish.
n., pl. -ties.
Something delicious; a delicacy.

[Middle English deinte, excellent,
adj. - 優美的, 適口的, 講究的
n. - 適口的食物
dank
damp wet moist
透水的, 湿阴阴的, 潮湿的
daub
v. tr. - 塗, 弄髒, 塗抹, 亂畫
v. intr. - 塗抹, 塗鴉, 亂畫
n. - 塗抹, 塗料, 亂畫, 拙劣的畫
daunt
To abate the courage of; discourage. See synonyms at dismay.
daze
tr.v., dazed, daz·ing, daz·es.
To stun, as with a heavy blow or shock; stupefy.
To dazzle, as with strong light.
n.
A stunned or bewildered condition.
. tr. - 使茫然, 使暈眩, 發昏
n. - 迷亂, 恍惚
dazzle
v. tr. - 使目眩, 使眼花, 使驚羨, 使讚歎不已, 使昏昏然, 使迷惑
v. intr. - 目眩眼花
n. - 耀眼
dearth
Meaning #1: a severe shortage (especially a shortage of food)
Synonyms: famine, shortage


Meaning #2: an insufficient quantity or number
Synonym: paucity
缺乏, 饥谨, 粮食不足
debacle
n.
A sudden, disastrous collapse, downfall, or defeat; a rout.
A total, often ludicrous failure.
The breaking up of ice in a river.
A violent flood.
崩溃, 溃裂
debauch
To corrupt morally.
To lead away from excellence or virtue.
To reduce the value, quality, or excellence of; debase. See synonyms at corrupt.
Archaic. To cause to forsake allegiance.
v. tr. - 使墮落
v. intr. - 放蕩
n. - 放蕩
debilitate
To sap the strength or energy of; enervate.
使衰弱
enervate
To weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of: “the luxury which enervates and destroys nations” (Henry David Thoreau). See synonyms at deplete.
Medicine. To remove a nerve or part of a nerve.
v. tr. - 使失去活力, 使衰弱
adj. - 衰弱的, 無力的
debonair
adj.
Suave; urbane.
Affable; genial.
Carefree and gay; jaunty.
adj. - 殷勤的, 快活的, 高興的
debut
(dā-byū', dā'byū')
A first public appearance, as of a performer.
The formal presentation of a young woman to society.
The beginning of a course of action: the debut of a new foreign policy.
n. - 首次露面, 初次進入社交界, 初次登臺
v. tr. - 首次演出, 初次使用
v. intr. - 首次登臺演出, 初次露面
deciduous
Falling off or shed at a specific season or stage of growth: deciduous antlers; deciduous leaves; deciduous teeth.
Shedding or losing foliage at the end of the growing season: deciduous trees.
Not lasting; ephemeral.
adj. - 每年落葉的, 非永久性的
ephemeral
Lasting or existing only for a short time: evanescent, fleet, fleeting, fugacious, fugitive, momentary, passing, short-lived, temporal, temporary, transient, transitory. See continue/stop/pause, time.
朝生暮死的, 短暂的, 短命的, 只生存一天的事物
declivity
A downward slope, as of a hill
倾斜, 下坡
decorous
Characterized by or exhibiting decorum; proper: decorous behavior
有礼貌的, 端正的, 高雅的
decorum
Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety: “In the Ireland of the 1940's … the stolidity of a long, empty, grave face was thought to be the height of decorum and profundity” (John McGahern).
decorums The conventions or requirements of polite behavior: the formalities and decorums of a military funeral.
The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
端正, 礼仪, 礼貌合宜
decree
decree

noun

A principle governing affairs within or among political units: canon, edict, institute, law, ordinance, precept, prescription, regulation, rule. See law.
An authoritative or official decision, especially one made by a court: determination, edict, judgment, pronouncement, ruling. See law.
verb

To set forth expressly and authoritatively: dictate, fix, impose, lay down, ordain, prescribe. Idioms: call theshotstune, lay it on the line. See over/under.
To make a decision about (a controversy or dispute, for example) after deliberation, as in a court of law: adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, decide, determine, judge, referee, rule, umpire. See decide/hesitate, law.
法令, 命令, 政令, 判决, 裁定, 教令, 赦令, 天意, 天命, 颁布, 注定, 颁布命令, 决定

idioms:

decree absolute 绝对判决
decree nisi 中间裁定, 附有一定期限
decrepit
Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use. See synonyms at weak.
衰老的
sap
n.

The watery fluid that circulates through a plant, carrying food and other substances to the various tissues.
The fluid contents of a plant cell vacuole.
An essential bodily fluid.
Health and energy; vitality.
Slang. A gullible person; a dupe.
A leather-covered hand weapon; a blackjack.
tr.v., sapped, sap·ping, saps.
To drain of sap.
To hit or knock out with a sap.
1.
n. - 坑道, 削弱, 破壞, 挖掘
v. tr. - 在...下挖掘, 在...下挖掘坑道, 破壞...的基礎, 削弱, 逐漸消耗
v. intr. - 挖坑道

2.
n. - 液, 汁, 邊材, 精力, 元氣, 笨蛋
v. tr. - 使大傷元氣, 使乾枯
decry
To condemn openly.
To depreciate (currency, for example) by official proclamation or by rumor.
责难, 诋毁, 诽谤
rickety
Likely to break or fall apart; shaky.
Feeble with age; infirm.
Of, having, or resembling rickets.
患佝偻病的, 摇摆的, 驼背的
defer
v.tr.
To put off; postpone.
To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
v.intr.
To procrastinate.
1. 推迟, 使展期, 使缓期服役, 延期

2. 听从, 顺从, 把...委托给

idioms:

defer to 尊重, 顺从尊重, 顺从
deference
def·er·ence (dĕf'ər-əns, dĕf'rəns)
n.
Submission or courteous yielding to the opinion, wishes, or judgment of another.
Courteous respect. See synonyms at honor.
顺从, 尊重
defile
To make filthy or dirty; pollute: defile a river with sewage.
To debase the pureness or excellence of; corrupt: a country landscape that was defiled by urban sprawl.
To profane or sully (a reputation, for example).
To make unclean or unfit for ceremonial use; desecrate: defile a temple.
To violate the chastity of.
1. 弄脏, 损污, 败坏, 使失去光泽, 玷污

2. 以纵队前进, 隘道, 狭路, 纵队
deflect
To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
使偏斜, 使转向, 偏斜, 转向
defraud
To take something from by fraud; swindle: defrauded the immigrants by selling them worthless land deeds.
欺骗
deft
deftly
Showing art or skill in performing or doing: adroit, artful, dexterous, skillful. See ability/inability, knowledge/ignorance.
Exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance: adroit, clever, dexterous, facile, handy, nimble, slick. See ability/inability.
Well done or executed: adroit, clean, neat, skillful. See ability/inability, good/bad.
defunct
Having ceased to exist or live: a defunct political organization.
degenerate
degenerate

adjective

Utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior: corrupt, depraved, flagitious, miscreant, perverse, rotten, unhealthy, villainous. See clean/dirty, good/bad.
verb

To become lower in quality, character, or condition: atrophy, decline, descend, deteriorate, retrograde, sink, worsen. Idioms: go bad, go to pot, go to seed, go to the dogs. See better/worse.
To lose strength or power: decline, deteriorate, fade, fail, flag, languish, sink, wane, waste (away), weaken. Informal fizzle (out). Idioms: go downhill, hit the skids. See increase/decrease, strong/weak.
adj. - 墮落的
n. - 墮落者, 變態性欲者
v. intr. - 衰退, 變壞, 墮落, 退化
deign
To descend to a level considered inappropriate to one's dignity: condescend, stoop, vouchsafe. See over/under, rise/fall.
dejected
Being in low spirits; depressed. See synonyms at depressed.
deluge
(dĕl'yūj, -yūzh, dā'lūj, -lūzh, dĭ-lūj', -lūzh')
n.

A great flood.
A heavy downpour.
Something that overwhelms as if by a great flood: a deluge of fan mail.
Deluge In the Bible, the great flood that occurred in the time of Noah.
tr.v., -uged, -ug·ing, -ug·es.
To overrun with water; inundate.
To overwhelm with a large number or amount; swamp: The press secretary was deluged with requests for information.
大洪水, 泛滥, 使泛滥, 蜂拥而至, 淹没, 压倒
delve
delve (dĕlv)

v., delved, delv·ing, delves.

v.intr.
To search deeply and laboriously: delved into the court records.
To dig the ground, as with a spade.
v.tr.
Archaic. To dig (ground) with a spade.
探究, 钻研, 挖, 掘, 搜索, 刨
deleterious
(dĕl'ĭ-tîr'ē-əs)
Having a harmful effect; injurious: the deleterious effects of smoking.
delirious
Of, suffering from, or characteristic of delirium.
Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; ecstatic: delirious joy; a crowd of delirious baseball fans.
精神错乱的, 狂乱状态的
delineate
To draw or trace the outline of; sketch out.
To represent pictorially; depict.
To depict in words or gestures; describe. See synonyms at represent.
demur
To voice opposition; object: demurred at the suggestion. See synonyms at object.
Law. To enter a demurrer.
To delay.
n.
The act of demurring.
An objection.
A delay.
without demur 无异议, 异议
demure
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
Affectedly shy, modest, or reserved. See synonyms at shy1.
装成端庄的, 认真的, 装得严肃的
denote
To mark; indicate: a frown that denoted increasing impatience.
To serve as a symbol or name for the meaning of; signify: A flashing yellow light denotes caution.
To signify directly; refer to specifically.
de·noue·ment also dé·noue·ment (dā'nū-mäN')
The final resolution or clarification of a dramatic or narrative plot.
The events following the climax of a drama or novel in which such a resolution or clarification takes place.
The outcome of a sequence of events; the end result.
结局, 收场
deplete
SYNONYMS deplete, drain, exhaust, impoverish, enervate. These verbs all mean to weaken severely by removing something essential. Deplete refers to using up gradually and only hints at harmful consequences: The campers' food supply was quickly depleted. Drain suggests gradual drawing off and harm: War often drains a nation's economy. Exhaust stresses reduction to a point of uselessness: “The resources of civilization are not yet exhausted” (William Ewart Gladstone). Impoverish refers to severe reduction of resources or essential qualities: “His death has eclipsed the gaiety of nations, and impoverished the public stock of harmless pleasure” (Samuel Johnson). Enervate refers to weakening or destruction of vitality or strength: Idleness enervates the will to succeed.
耗尽, 使衰竭
de·plore (dĭ-plôr', -plōr')
tr.v., -plored, -plor·ing, -plores.
To feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn: “Somehow we had to master events, not simply deplore them” (Henry A. Kissinger).
To express sorrow or grief over.
To regret; bemoan.
悲悼, 悔恨, 哀叹
deport
deportment
To expel from a country. See synonyms at banish.
To behave or conduct (oneself) in a given manner; comport.
举止, 驱逐
comport
To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner: Comport yourself with dignity.

v.intr.
To agree, correspond, or harmonize: a foreign policy that comports with the principles of democracy.
举动, 表现, 相称, 合适, 一致

idioms:

comport oneself 表现镇定沉着
comport with 一致, 适合
depose
deposition
dethrone, oust
dethronement
deprave
deprive
To ruin utterly in character or quality: animalize, bastardize, bestialize, brutalize, canker, corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralize, pervert, stain, vitiate, warp. See clean/dirty, help/harm/harmless.
deprecate

depreciate
USAGE NOTE The first and fully accepted meaning of deprecate is “to express disapproval of.” But the word has steadily encroached on the meaning of depreciate. It is now used, almost to the exclusion of depreciate, in the sense “to belittle or mildly disparage,” as in He deprecated his own contribution. In an earlier survey, this newer sense was approved by a majority of the Usage Panel.
声明不赞成, 反对, 抨击
depredate
To ransack; plunder.
belittle
To represent or speak of as contemptibly small or unimportant; disparage: a person who belittled our efforts to do the job right.
To cause to seem less than another or little: The size of the office tower belittles the surrounding buildings. See synonyms at decry.
To think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant: decry, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, detract, discount, disparage, downgrade, minimize, run down, slight, talk down. Idioms: makelightlittleof. See attack/defend, show/hide.

轻视, 贬
derelict
adj.
Deserted by an owner or keeper; abandoned.
Run-down; dilapidated.
Neglectful of duty or obligation; remiss. See synonyms at negligent.
n.
Abandoned property, especially a ship abandoned at sea.
A homeless or jobless person; a vagrant.
Law. Land left dry by a permanent recession of the water line.
adj. - 被拋棄了的, 玩忽職守的, 無主的
n. - 遺棄物, 玩忽職守者, 被遺棄的人
deranged
crazy
deride
derision
To speak of or treat with contemptuous mirth. See synonyms at ridicule.
derogatory
(dĭ-rŏg'ə-tôr'ē, -tōr'ē)
Disparaging; belittling: a derogatory comment.
Tending to detract or diminish.
Tending or intending to belittle: deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derogative, detractive, disparaging, low, pejorative, slighting, uncomplimentary. See praise/blame.
der·o·gate (dĕr'ə-gāt')
To take away; detract: an error that will derogate from your reputation.
To deviate from a standard or expectation; go astray.
descry
To catch sight of (something difficult to discern). See synonyms at see1.
To discover by careful observation or scrutiny; detect: descried a message of hope in her words.
看见, 辨认出, 发现, 找到
desecrate
To violate the sacredness of; profane.
There is no happiness in life and there is no misery like that growing out of the dispositions which consecrate or desecrate a home. — Edwin Hubble Chapin.
desiccate
To dry out thoroughly.
To preserve (foods) by removing the moisture. See synonyms at dry.
To make dry, dull, or lifeless.
bereave
breaved or bereft
To leave desolate or alone, especially by death: “Cry aloud for the man who is dead, for the woman and children bereaved” (Alan Paton).
Archaic. To take (something valuable or necessary), typically by force.
剥夺, 使失去
bereft
Deprived of something: They are bereft of their dignity.
Lacking something needed or expected: “Today's graduates seem keenly aware that the future is bereft of conventional expectations” (Bruce Weber).
Suffering the death of a loved one; bereaved: the bereft parents.
Having been given up and left alone: abandoned, derelict, deserted, desolate, forlorn, forsaken, lorn. See keep/release.
desolate
Devoid of inhabitants; deserted: “streets which were usually so thronged now grown desolate” (Daniel Defoe).
Barren; lifeless: the rocky, desolate surface of the moon.
Rendered unfit for habitation or use: the desolate cities of war-torn Europe.
Dreary; dismal.
Bereft of friends or hope; sad and forlorn. See synonyms at sad.
荒凉的, 使荒芜, 使孤寂
forlorn
Appearing sad or lonely because deserted or abandoned.
Forsaken or deprived: forlorn of all hope.
Wretched or pitiful in appearance or condition: forlorn roadside shacks.
Nearly hopeless; desperate. See synonyms at despondent.
孤独的, 凄凉的, 悲惨的
dispatch
despatch
To relegate to a specific destination or send on specific business. See synonyms at send1.

To complete, transact, or dispose of promptly.
To eat up (food); finish off (a dish or meal).
To put to death summarily.
n.
The act of sending off, as to a specific destination.
Dismissal or rejection of something regarded as unimportant or unworthy of consideration: “[his] breezy dispatch of another Establishment fiction writer” (Christopher Hitchens).
The act of putting to death.
Speed in performance or movement. See synonyms at haste.
(also dĭs'păch')
A written message, particularly an official communication, sent with speed.
An important message sent by a diplomat or an officer in the armed forces.
(also dĭs'păch') A news item sent to a news organization, as by a correspondent.
An organization or conveyance for delivering goods
v. tr. - 派遣, 快遞, 發送, 迅速處理, 迅速了結
n. - 派遣, 急件

idioms:

dispatch box 公文箱
dispatch rider 騎摩托車通訊員
with dispatch 迅速地
despoil
To sack; plunder.
To deprive of something valuable by force; rob: a region despoiled of its scenic beauty by unchecked development.
destitute
Utterly lacking; devoid: Young recruits destitute of any experience.
Lacking resources or the means of subsistence; completely impoverished. See synonyms at poor.
困穷的, 缺乏的
desultory
(dĕs'əl-tôr'ē, -tōr'ē, dĕz'-)
Having no set plan; haphazard or random. See synonyms at chance.
Moving or jumping from one thing to another; disconnected: a desultory speech.
散漫的, 不连贯的, 断断续续的
deter
(dĭ-tûr')
To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt: “Does negotiated disarmament deter war?” (Edward Teller). See synonyms at dissuade.

v.intr.
To prevent or discourage the occurrence of an action, as by means of fear or doubt: “It's this edge that gives nuclear weapons their power to deter” (Thomas Powers).
制止, 威慑, 使断念, 断念
detour
绕路, 便道, 使绕道, 绕路而行
detraction
The act of detracting or taking away.
A derogatory or damaging comment on a person's character or reputation; disparagement: The candidate responded sharply to the long list of detractions concocted by his opponent.
deviate
She did not deviate from her determination to tell the truth.
devious
迂回的, 弯曲的, 步入歧途的, 离开正道的, 不光明正大的
devoid
destitude; barren, without
devour
eat voraciously; gulp down
devout
pious, worshipful
dexterous
ingenious, adroit
diabolic(al)
Perversely bad, cruel, or wicked: devilish, diabolic, fiendish, ghoulish, hellish, infernal, ogreish, satanic, satanical. See kind/cruel.
恶魔的
fiend
(fēnd)
An evil spirit; a demon.
The Devil; Satan.
A diabolically evil or wicked person.
Informal. One who is addicted to something: a dope fiend.
Informal. One who is completely absorbed in or obsessed with a given job or pastime: a crossword-puzzle fiend.
Informal. One who is particularly adept at something: a fiend with computers.
魔鬼, 能手, 邪神
dictum
edict; proverb
名言, 格言
didactic(al)
(dī-dăk'tĭk)
Intended to instruct.
Morally instructive.
Inclined to teach or moralize excessively.
教诲的, 说教的
diffuse
v. tr. - 使四散, 擴散, 傳播, 使滲出, 散佈
v. intr. - 四散, 擴散, 傳播, 滲出, 散佈
adj. - 散開的, 彌漫的
dilapidate
To bring or fall into a state of partial ruin, decay, or disrepair.
Archaic. To squander; waste.
dilate
enlarge, swell
dilatory
(dĭl'ə-tôr'ē, -tōr'ē)
Intended to delay.
Tending to postpone or delay: dilatory in his work habits. See synonyms at slow.
慢的, 拖延的
dilettante
dabbler, amateur
dilute
thin, weaken
diminutive
minute, small
adj. - 小的, 指小的, 小型的
n. - 小的人, 指小詞, 指小辭
minute
(mī-nūt', -nyūt', mĭ-)
small
微小的, 详细的, 琐细的, 精密的
dingy
dirty
dirge
a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
Synonyms: coronach, lament, requiem, threnody
discomfit
defeat
discompose
disconcert, disturb
To disturb the composure or calm of; perturb.
To put into a state of disorder.
disconcert
disturb
rout
. intr. - 用鼻拱地, 搜

2.
v. intr. - 用鼻子拱地, 翻, 尋, 搜
v. tr. - 用鼻子拱, 搜尋到, 挖掘, 攆, 驅逐

3.
n. - 潰敗, 潰退
v. tr. - 擊潰, 打垮, 使潰退
dichotomy
两分, 二分法, 分裂
disconsolate
unhappy, depressed, downcast
discord
antonym:
concord
dispute, conflict
discourse
adress; lecture; speech
discreet
careful; cautious
discrete
disunite
discretion
good judgement, choice
disdain
loathe;frown upon
disdainful
scornful, contemputous, arrogant
disheveled
disarray
散乱的, 蓬乱的
disillusion
醒悟, 理想破灭, 使醒悟, 使幻想破灭
disinclined
indisposed, unwilling
disinfect
To cleanse so as to destroy or prevent the growth of disease-carrying microorganisms: disinfect a wound.
disinter
exhume
dismal
swamp; dreary; groomy
dismantle
remove
dismay
frighten
disown
repudiate; disavow
disparage
belittle
disparity
incongruity; dissimilarity
dispensable
Not essential; unimportant: dispensable items of personal property.
Capable of being dispensed, administered, or distributed: dispensable drugs.
Subject to dispensation, as a vow or church law.
dispensary
An office in a hospital, school, or other institution from which medical supplies, preparations, and treatments are dispensed.
A public institution that dispenses medicines or medical aid.
dispense with
do without; do away with; get rid of
disperse
scatter, send off
dissemble
hide, disguise
disseminate
disperse; diffuse; broadcast
dissent
discord; differ
dissension
dispute; quarrel; contention
dissident
disagreeing, dissenting
dissipate
scatter; dispel
散失, 浪费, 驱散, 消散, 放荡
dissolute
Lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices.
放荡的, 肆意挥霍的, 风流的
dissonance
不和谐音, 不一致
discord;incongruity
distort
misrepresent
distract
divert; amuse
distress
torment; torture
悲痛, 不幸, 穷困, 使悲痛, 使忧伤, 使苦恼, 使贫困

idioms:

distress signal 遇难信号
distress warrant 扣押令
diurnal
daily
diverge
deviate; swerve; deflect
divest
disrobe
divulge
tell; reveal; impart
do in
kill
do over
redecorate
docile
(dŏs'əl, -īl')
Ready and willing to be taught; teachable.
Yielding to supervision, direction, or management; tractable.
容易教的, 温顺的
doctrine
dogma
dogma
doctrine
dodge
v. tr. - 閃避, 閃身躲開, 躲避, 巧妙地回避
v. intr. - 閃開, 躲開, 躲避, 巧妙地回避
n. - 詭計, 躲藏

idioms:

dodge ball 躲球遊戲
dogmatic
doctrinal
doldrums
depression; gloom
忧闷, 意志消沉

idioms:

in the doldrums 亳无生气, 无精打采
doleful
Filled with or expressing grief; mournful. See synonyms at sad.
Causing grief: a doleful loss.
dolorous
sad
domicile
dwelling, home
doom
death; ruin
dormant
idle; sleeping
dote
be senile;be in one;s dotage
dotage
senility;
feeblemindness
doughty
intrepid
dour
不爱讲话的, 严厉的, 沉沉的
sullen; sour
douse
插入水中, 弄湿, 把弄熄, 浸泡, 泼洒

drench, soak
dowse
To use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals.
1. 用卜杖探寻水源

2. 探寻水源
down in the mouth
dejected
downcast
unhappy; cheerless
downpour
cloudburst; rainstorm
dowry
嫁妆, 天资, 天赋, 亡夫遗产
dower
trousseau
(trū'sō, trū-sō')
嫁妆
dowdy
adj. - 衣衫襤褸的, 懶散的, 寒酸的
n. - 懶散的女人, 邋遢的女人
dozy
drowsy; sleepy
doze off
Fall into a light sleep, as in Watching the ballet always made her doze off

fall asleep, dope off, flake out, drift off, nod off, drop off, drowse off
drab
1. 黄褐色的, 单调的, 浅褐色的, 无趣的, 褐色布, 黄褐色厚呢, 灰色布, 黄褐色

2. 少量, 少数, 褐色布, 黄褐色厚呢, 灰色布, 黄褐色

3. 邋遢女人, 娼妓

A negligible amount: finished the work in dribs and drabs.
drape
cover; hang
drawl
v. intr. - 拖長聲調說話, 慢聲慢氣地講話
v. tr. - 拖長聲調說, 慢聲慢氣地講
n. - 慢吞吞的說話方式

“We-e-ell,” the clerk drawled
draw out
lengthen
dreadful
terrible
dreary
gloomy; dismal
dreg(s)
残滓, 糟粕
sediment; residue
drench
douse; wet
dribble
滴下, 细流, 使滴下, 使一滴一滴地落下, 点滴, 少量, 口水
drill
practice; training
drip
dribble; drizzle
droop
v. intr. - 下垂, 消沈
v. tr. - 使下垂
n. - 下垂, 消沈
drought
aridity
languid
drowsy, dozy
drub
whip, beat
drudgery
travail, toil
toil
. 苦干, 费力地做, 跋涉, 辛苦, 劳累, 难事, 苦工

2. 罗网, 圈套
travail
n. - 分娩的痛苦, 辛勞, 陣痛
v. intr. - 發生陣痛, 辛勞
dubious
unconvinced, doubtful
duct
tube, pipe
ductile
易延展的, 易教導的, 柔軟的
dumbfound
stun; astonish
dunce
A stupid person; a dolt.
dolt
A stupid person; a dunce.
dune
A hill or ridge of wind-blown sand
沙丘
dupe
易受骗的人, 易受愚弄的人, 欺骗, 愚弄
duplicity
deceit
dusk
sunset; nightfall
dust sb off
do sb in; kill
dwindle
shrink; decrease
ebb
recede; decline
退潮, 衰退, 潮退

idioms:

at a low ebb 衰败
ebb and flow 潮的涨落, 消长, 盛衰
ebb away 微弱下来, 减退
ebb tide 落潮, 退潮
ebullience
(ĭ-bʊl'yəns, ĭ-bŭl'-)
Zestful enthusiasm
exuberance
eccentric
odd
ecclesiastical
churchly
eclat
(ā-klä', ā'klä')
辉煌的成就, 大声喝彩, 名声
eclectic
(ĭ-klĕk'tĭk)
选择的, 折衷的, 折衷主义者, 折衷派的人
rapture
兴高采烈, 欢天喜地, 着迷, 使狂喜, 使欢天喜地

idioms:

be in raptures 狂热, 热烈谈论中
ecstasy
狂喜, 忘形, 心醉神迷

idioms:

in ecstasy 狂喜中
ediface
building
edify
enlighten
educe
evolve; deduce
eerie
odd
efface
wipe out
effectuate
achieve; carry out
effeminate
unmanly sissified, womanish
effervesce
fizz, excite
冒泡, 兴奋, 沸腾
efficacious
effective; efficient
efficacy
effectiveness
effigy
statue; dummy; representation
tyrannical
despotic des·pot'ic (dĭ-spŏt'ĭk)
dictatorial
despot
(dĕs'pət)
专制君主, 暴君
autocrat;
totalitarian
democratize
To make democratic
myopia
myopic
myopically
Myopia is the medical term for nearsightedness
compassion
Deep awareness of the suffering of another coupled with the wish to relieve it. See synonyms at pity.
Sympathetic, sad concern for someone in misfortune: commiseration, condolence, empathy, pity, sympathy. See pity.
同情, 怜悯