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Disdain
to regard with scorn and contempt
Disgorge
to vomit, discharge violently
Disheveled
untidy, disarranged, unkempt
Disparage
to belittle, speak disrespectfully about
Disparate
dissimilar, different in kind
Dispassionate
free from emotion, impartial, unbiased
Dispel
to drive out or scatter
Dispense
to distribute, administer
Disperse
to break up, scatter
Dispirit
to dishearten, make dejected
Disrepute
disgrace, dishonor
Dissemble
to pretend, disguise one's motives
Disseminate
to spread far and wide
Dissipate
to scatter, to pursue pleasure to excess
Dissuade
to persuade someone to alter original intentions
Distraught
very worried and distressed
Dither
to move or act confusedly or without clear purpose
Diurnal
daily
Divine
to foretell or know by inspiration
Divisive
creating disunity or conflict
Docile
tame, willing to be taught
Doctrinaire
rigidly devoted to theories
Dogmatic
rigidly fixed in opinion, opinionated
Doleful
sad, mournful
Dormant
at rest, inactive, in suspended animation
Doting
excessively fond, loving to excess
Dour
sullen and gloomy, stern and severe
Drivel
stupid talk, slobber
Droll
amusing in a wry, subtle way
Dulcet
pleasant sounding, soothing to the ear
Dupe
to deceive, trick, a fool or pawn
Duplicity
deception, dishonesty, double-dealing
Dyspeptic
suffering from indigestion, gloomy and irritable
Ebb
to fade away, recede
Ebullent
exhilarated, full of enthusiasm and high spirits
Eclectic
selecting from various sources
Ecstatic
joyful
Edict
law, command, official public order
Edifice
building
Edify
to instruct morally and spiritually
Efface
to erase or make illegible
Effervescent
bubbly, lively
Effigy
stuffed doll, likeness of a person
Effrontary
impudent boldness, audacity
Effulgent
brilliantly shining
Effusive
expressing emotion without restraint
Egocentric
acting as if things are centered around oneself
Egregious
conspicuously bad
Elation
exhilaration, joy
Elegy
mournful poem
Elicit
to draw out, provoke
Eloquence
fluent and effective speech
Emaciated
skinny, scrawny, gaunt, especially from hunger
Emancipate
to set free, liberate
Embellish
to ornament, make attractive with decoration or details, add details to a statement
Embezzle
to steal money in violation of a trust
Eminent
celebrated, distinguished, outstanding , towering
Emollient
having soothing qualities, especially for skin
Empathy
identification with another's feelings
Emulate
to copy, imitate