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corrigible
capable of being set right, correctable, reparable
countenance
to approve or tolerate
cozen
to decieve, beguile, hoodwink
craven
contemptibly fainthearted, pusillanimous, lacking any courage
crescendo
gradual increase in intensity, particulary in music
culpable
deserving blame
daunt
to intimidate or dismay
deleterious
injurious, harmful
denigrate
blacken, belittle, sully, defame, disparage
denouement
an outcome or solution; the unraveling of a plot
deprecate
to disparage or belittle
depredate
to plunder, pillage, ravage or destroy; to exploit in a predatory manner
desuetude
disuse
desultory
random; thoughtless;marked by lack of plan or purpose
detraction
slandering, verbal attack, aspersion
die
tool used for shaping
diffident
reserved, shy, unassuming; lacking in self-confidence
dilatory
causing delay, procrastinating
din
loud sustained noise
dirge
mournful song or poem for the dead
discomfit
to defeat, put down
disparage
to slight or belittle
disparate
fundamentally distinct or dissimilar
dissolution
disintegration, looseness in morals
distrait
distracted; absent-minded, especially due to anxiety
doggerel
trivial, poorly constructed verse
dulcet
melodious, harmonious, mellifluous
dupe
one who is decieved
edifying
enlightening, informative
efficacy
the ability to produce an intended result
effrontery
extreme boldness; presumtuousness
egress
exit
encomium
glowing and enthusiastic praise; panegyric, tribute, eulogy
epicure
one devoted to sensual pleasure, particularly in food and drinking; gourmand, sybarite
epithet
disparaging word or phrase
epitome
embodiment; quitessence
equanimity
composure; selfposession
equable
level; not able to be easily disturbed
equivocate
to use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent
errant
traveling, itinerant, peripatetic