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discrepancy
difference
d
discretionary
subject to one's own judgement
d
discrimination
making clear distinctions, prejudice
d
discursive
straying from topic
d
disdain
scorn, contempt
d
disenfranchised
deprived of a right[voting]
d
disengaged
disconnected
d
disgorge
vomit
d
disheveled
untidy, in disarray
d
disillusioned
disappointed, awakened from an illusion
d
disinclined
unwilling
d
dismissive
showing indifference/disregard
d
disparage
to belittle
d
disparate
dissimilar
d
dispassionate
free from emotion
d
dispatch
to send off, kill
d
dispel
to drive out
d
dispense
to distribute, to get rid of
d
disperse
to scatter
d
dispirit
to dishearten
d
disposed
inclined, tending
d
disrepute
disgrace
d
dissemble
to disguise one's motives
d
disseminate
to spread far and wide
d
dissension
difference of opinion
d
dissipate
to scatter, squander
d
dissociate
to separate from association
d
dissonant
not harmonious
d
dissuade
to persuade something to change course
d
distend
to swell, stretch
d
distraught
worried, distressed
d
dither
to act confusedly; act nervously
d
diurnal
daily
d
divergent
extending in different directions, differing
d
divine
to foretell, know by inspiration
d
divisive
creating disunity [party pooper]
d
efficacious
effective (e)
effigy
stuffed doll, likeness of a person (e)
burning of image of a president
effluvia
outpouring (river)(e)
effrontery
impudent boldness, audacity (e)
effulgent
brilliantly shining (e)
effulsive
pouring out, unrestrained (e)
egocentric
centered on oneself (e)
egregious
blatant, comspicuously bad (e)
egress
exit (e)
elation
exhilaration (e)
elegy
mournful poem (e)
elicit
to draw out (e)
elixir
substance believed to cure all ills (e)
elliptic
oval, deliberately obsure (e)
eloquent
fluent and persuasive (e)
elucidate
to clarify (e)
elude
to evade, especially by cunning (e)
emaciated
made skinny from hunger (e)
emancipate
to liberate, set free (e)
embellish
to ornament (e)
embezzle
to steal in violation of a trust (e)
embodiment
bodily form (e)
embroil
to involve 9e)
emend
to correct a text 9e)
eminent
distinguished (e)
emollient
soothing (e)
emotive
evoking emotion (e)
empathy
identification with another's feelings (e)
empire
a nation ruling foreign peoples (e)
empirical
based on observation or experiment (e)
emulate
to imitate (e)
encipher
to encode (e)
encore
to perform again (e)
encumber
to burden (e)
endemic
inherent (e)
enervate
to weaken [someone's nerve] (e)
docile
tame (d)
docket
court calendar, agenda (d)
doctrinaire
rigidly devoted to theory (d)
dogged
persistent, stubborn (d)
dogmatic
rigidly fixed in opinion (d)
doleful
sad (d)
dolt
idiot, dimwit (d)
domineer
to rule over by intimidation (d)
dormant
inactive (d)
dotard
senile person (overly fonding) (d)
doting
excessively fond (d)
double-entendre
phrase of two meanings, one being risque (d)
dour
sullen, gloomy, stern (d)
dowry
payment from bride to husband (d)
draft
to outline, recruit (d)
drivel
stupid talk, slobber (d)
droll
subtly amusing (inside-joke) (d)
dross
waste from smelting, garbage (d)
dubious
doubtful, uncertain (d)
dulcet
soothing to the ear (d)
dupe
to trick (d)
duplicity
double-dealing (d)
duress
threat of force, intimidation (d)
dyspeptic
suffering from indigestion (d)
ebb
to fade, recede (e)
ebullient
full of enthusiasm (e)
eccentric
deviating from the norm, elliptical(e)
eclectic
from varied sources (e)
eddy
air or water current (e)
edict
public order (e)
edifice
building (e)
edify
to instruct morally (e)
editorialize
to express an opinion (e)
ecumenical
universal, general (e)
efface
to erase (e)
effervescent
lively bubbly (e)
devout
deeply religious (d)
dextrous
skilled (d)
diabolical
fiendish (d)
diadem
a crown (d)
diaphanous
delicately translucent (d)
diatribe
bitter verbal attack (d)
dichotomy
division into two parts (d)
dictate
to read aloud for transcription, to command (d)
dictum
authoritative statement (d)
didactic
instuctive (d)
differentiate
to distinguish (d)
diffidence
shyness, lack of confidence (d)
diffract
to split a beam of light (d)
diffuse
widely spread out (d)
digress
to stray from the main oint (d)
dilapidated
to disrepair, run down (d)
dilate
to enlarge (d)
dilatory
slow, delaying (d)
dilettante
a dabbler, amateur (d)
diluvial
related to floods (d)
diminutive
small (d)
diplomacy
tact, discretion (d)
dirge
duneral hymn (d)
disabuse
to free from a misconception (d)
disaffected
disconnected, straying in loyalty (d)
disarray
disorder (d)
disavow
to deny (d)
disband
to break up (d)
disbar
to expel from the legal profession (d)
disburse
to pay out (d)
discern
to perceive something obscure (d)
disclaim
to disavow, deny (d)
disclose
to divulge, make public (d)
disconcerting
disturbing (d)
discordant
not harmonious (d)
discredit
to dishonor, disgrace (d)