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86 Cards in this Set

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dilatory
inclined to waste time and lag behind
dilemma
an argument presenting two or more equally conclusive alternatives against an opponent
dilettante
showing frivolous or superficial interest; amateurish
diligence
the attn and care legally expected or required of a person
diligent
careful and steady in application of one's work or duties
dim
not bright; lacking in intensity
diminish
decrease in size, extent, or range; lessent the authority, dignity, or reputation of
diminutive
below the average size; very small; little
dingy
thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; depressing in character or appearance
director
someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show
dirge
a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
diapprobation
the act or state of disapproving
discard
to throw out of one's hand, as superfluous cards; to lay aside (a card or cards)
discern
perceive clearly with the mind or the senses; recognize; distinguish; tell apart
discernible
perceptible by the senses or intellect
discharge
to relieve of a charge, load, or burden
discipline
control gained by enforcing obedience or order
disclosed
made known (esp. something secret or concealed)
disclosure
making something evident
discolored
having the color spoiled with spots or streaks
discomfited
put into a state of perplexity and embarrassment; disconcerted
disconcert
describing one who habitually delays or is tardy
discouraged
made less hopeful or enthusiastic
discourse
an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; a verbal interchange of ideas
discourteous
showing no courtesy; rude; lacking social graces
discredit
damage the reputation of; reject as false; refuse to accept
discreet
mardked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint
discrepancy
a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
discrepancy
a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
discrete
constituting a separate entity or part; individual
discrimination
noting and marking differences; discernment
discursive
tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
disdain
to look upon with scorn and contempt
disfigured
spoiled the beauty of; deformed; defaced
disheveled
marked by disorder or disarray
disingenuous
not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness
disinterested
not having the mind of feelings engaged
dismiss
to reject serious consideration of
dismissed
removed from position or service; discharged
dismiss
to reject serious consideration of
disinterested
not having the mind of feelings engaged
dismissed
removed from position or service; discharged
disparage
to lower in rank or reputation
disparate
fundamentally different of distinct in quality or kind
disparity
inequality of difference in some respect
dispassionate
not influenced by strong feeling
dispatch
to send off or away promptly
dispel
to cause to vanish; to clear away
disperse
cause to become spread widely
displace
to expel or force to flee from home or homeland
display
something done in order to communicate a particular impression
disposal
the act or means of getting rid of something
disposition
usual or prevailing mood
disprove
overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof
disproved
proved to be false or wrong
disputant
one who argues; a reasoner in opposition to another
dispute
to contend in argument
disregard
treat as unworthy of regard or notice
disreputable
lacking respectability in character, behavior, or appearance
disrupt
to throw into disorder
disruption
a throwing into disorder
disruptive
characterized by unrest, disorder, or insubordination
disseminate
to spread; diffuse
dissenting
differing in opinion
dissipate
to cause to separate and go in different directions, of crowds, for example
dissolution
the act or process of dissolving or separation into component parts
dissonance
the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
distant
separated in space or by time
distaste
a feeling of intense dislike
distinguish
to perceive a difference in
distinguished
of high standing; eminent; famous
distortion
the act of twisting out of natural or regular shape
distracted
mentally confused, troubled, or remote
distressed
to cause to be worried or troubled
disturb
to interfere with
disturbing
interfering with
diverge
to move or extend in different directions from a common point
divergent
differeing; deviating from each other
diverse
differing from one another
diversion
an activity that diverts, amuses, or stimulated; a turning aside (of your course or attn or concern)
divert
occupy in an agreeable, entertaining, or pleasant fashion
divination
a prediction uttered under diving inspiration
divine
of, relating to, or proceeding directly form God or a god
divining
to foresee or foreknow
divisive
creating disunity of dissension
divulge
make known to the public information that was meant to be kept a secret