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defray
to pay the cost of
deft
skillful

adroit; ambidentrous
defunct
to longer in existence; extinct
degrade
to lower in degree or quality
deify
to idolize; to make god-like
deign
to lower oneself before an inferior
delectable
delicious; very pleasing
delete
to leave out; to cross out
deleterious
harmful
delineate
to describe; to depict
delirium
conditino of mental disturbance; wild excitement
delude
to deceive; to mislead
deluge
a flood; a rush
delve
to search ;to investigate
demagogue
a popular leader who appeals to the emotions
demean
to degrade; to lower
demeanor
behavior
demented
deranged; insane
demigod
a person who is partly a god and partly human
demise
death; ending
demography
study of population trends
demolish
to tear down
demoralize
to discourage; to cause to lose spirit
demur
to object; to take exception to
demure
shy

coy; diffident
denigrate
to ruin the reputation of; to blacken
denizen
occupant; inhabitant; resident
denomination
the name of designation for a class of persons, such as a religious group
denouement
outcome; result
denounce
to publicly condemn
depict
to portray; to represent
depilate
to remove hair from
deplete
to use up gradually (resources, strength, etc.)
deplore
to regret
destroy
devastate; annihilate; extirpate; pulverize; raze