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deploy
to place troops in position
depose
to remove from office
depraved
sinful; immoral
deprecate
to disapprove of
depreciate
to lessen in value
deranged
insane
derelict (three meanings)
abandoned (adjective); negligent (adjective); a vagrant or bum (noun)
deride
to ridicule

flout, mock, scoff, taunt
derision
redicule
dermatology
study of skin diseases
derogatory
belittling
descry
to discover
desecrate
to damage a holy place
desiccate
to dry up; to wither
desist
to cease or stop
desolate
lonely; deserted
despicable
contemptible; hateful
despise
to scorn; to regard with disgust
despoil
to rob; to plunder
despondent
depressed; dejected
despot
a dictator
destitute
poor; lacking
desuetude
condition of disuse; extinction
desultory
wandering from subject to subject; rambling
detente
a lessening of tension or hostility
deter
to discourage; to hinder
detergent
a cleasing agent
detonate
explode
detoxify
romove the poison from
detract
to take away; to diminish
detriment
harm; damage
devastate
to destroy; to overwhelm
deviate
to turn aside; to digress
devious
sly; underhand
devoid
completely without