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36 Cards in this Set

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devotee
an enthusiastic follower
devout
religious; pious; sincere
dexterity
skill; cleverness
diabolical
devilish; cruel
diadem
crown
dialectic
logical discussion
diaphanous
transparent; very sheer and light
diatribe
bitter criticism
dichotomy
division into two parts
dicker
to bargain; to argue over prices
diction
style of speaking
dictum
a positive statement
didactic
instructive; inclined to lecture others too much
diffident
shy; modest
diffuse
to spread; to scatter
digress
to wander off the subject
dilapidated
broken down; falling apart
dilate
to expand; to become wider
dilatory
slow or late in doing things
dilemma
a troubling situation
dilettante
a dabbler in the fine arts; one who is not an expert
diligent
hard-working; industrious
diminutive
small
dint
power; force
dipsomaniac
drunkard
dire
dreadful; causing disaster
dirge
a funeral song or hymn
disarray
disorder; confusion
disavow
to disown; to deny; to repudiate
disburse
to pay out
discern
to distinguish; to recognize; to perceive
disciple
a follower
disclaimer
denial; renunciation
disclose
to reveal; to make known
discomfiture
frustration; confusion
disconcert
to upset; to embarrass