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dishearten
discourage
disheveled
untidy
disinclination
unwillingness
disingenuous
lacking genuine candor; insincere
disinter
dig up; unearth
disinterested
unprejudiced
disjointed
lacking coherence; separated at the joints
disjunction
act or state of separation; disunity
dislodge
remove (forcibly)
dismantle
take apart
dismember
cut into small parts
dismiss
eliminate from consideration; reject
disparage
belittle
disparate
basically different; unrelated
disparity
difference; condition of inequality
dispassionate
calm; impartial
dispatch
speediness; prompt execution
dispel
scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
disperse
scatter
dispirited
lacking in spirit
disport
amuse
disputatious
agrumentative; fond of arguing
disquietude
uneasiness; anxiety
disquisition
a formal sytematic inquiry; an explanation of the results ofa formal inquiry
dissection
analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
dissemble
disguise; pretend
disseminate
distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
dissent
disagree
dissertation
formal essay
dissident
dissenting; rebellious
dissimulate
pretend; conceal by feigning
dissipate
squander; waste; scatter
dissolution
disintegration; looseness in morals
dissonance
discord; opposite of harmony
dissuade
persuade not to do; discourage
distant
reserved or aloof; cold in manner
distend
expand; swell out
distill
purify; refine; concnetrate
distinction
honor; contrast; discrimination
distort
twist out of shape
distrait
inattentive; distracted; often by anxiety
distraught
upset; idstracted by anxiety
diurnal
daily
diva
operative singer; prima donna
diverge
vary; go in different directions
divergent
differing; deviating
diverse
differing in some characteristics; various
diversion
act of turning aside; pastime
diversity
variety; dissimilitude
divest
strip; deprive
divine
perceive intuitively
divulge
reveal
docile
obedient; easily managed
docket
program as for trial; book where such entries are made
doctrinaire
unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding
doctrine
teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.)
document
provide written evidence
doddering
shaky; infirm from old age
doff
take off
dogged
determined; stubborn
doggerel
poor verse
dogmatic
opinionated; arbitrary; doctrinal
doldrums
blues; listlessness; slack period
doleful
mournful; causing sadness
dolorous
sorrowful
dolt
stupid person; dunce
domicile
home
domineer
rule over tyrannically
don
put on
dormant
sleeping; lethargic; latent
dormer
window projecting from roof
dorsal
relating to the back of an animal
dossier
file of documents on a subject
dotage
senility
dote
be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
dour
sullen; stubborn
douse
plunge into water; drench; extinguish
dowdy
slovenly; untidy
downcast
disheartened; sad
drab
dull; lacking in color; cheerless
draconian
extremely severe
dregs
sediment; worthless residue
drivel
nonsense; foolishness
droll
queer adn amusing
drone
idle person; male bee
dross
waste matter; worthless impurities
drudgery
menial work
dubious
questionable; filled with doubt
ductile
malleable; flexible; pliable
dulcet
sweet sounding
dumbfound
astonish
dupe
someone easily fooled
duplicity
double-dealing; hypocrisy