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dais
raised platform
daunt
to discourage, intimidate
dearth
lack, scarcity
debacle
disaster
debase
to degrade
debauch
corrupt
debilitate
to weeken
debunk
discredit
debut
first performance
decapitate
to behead
decathlon
athletic contest with ten events
decibel
unit expressing loudness
deciduous
losing leaves in the fall
declivity
downward slope
deface
vandalize
deferential
respectful
defile
to disgrace
deflation
decrease
deft
skillful
defunct
deat, extinct
dehumanizing
depriving of human qualities
delegate
to give authority to another
deleterious
harmful
delineation
representation
delirium
hallucination
deluge
flood
demagogue
rabble-rouser
demarcation
borderline
demean
to degrade
demographics
data related to population
demonstrative
openly showing
demure
shy
demystify
clarify
denigrate
to blacken someone's reputation
denizen
inhabitant
denote
to have specific meaning
denouement
final outcome
denounce
to criticize openly
denude
to uncover, make bare
depict
to describe
deplete
to exhause, use up
deplore
to regret deeply
deploy
to spread out strategically
depose
to remove from power
depravity
moral corruption
depreciate
to loose value
derelict
deserted, abandoned
deride
to mock
derivative
not original
derive
to originate
desiccate
to dry completely
desist
to cease from doing something
despondent
hopelessly discouraged
despot
tyrannical ruler
deter
to prevent
determinate
having defined limits
detract
to take away from
detrimental
harmful
devolve
to be passed on (to a successor)
dexterous
skilled
diabolical
fiendish
diadem
a crown
dichotomy
division into two parts
dictate
to command
didactic
instructive
differentiate
to distinguish
diffidence
shyness, lack of confidence
diffuse
widely spread out
dilate
to enlarge
dilatory
slow, delaying
diluvial
related to floods
diminutive
small
disarray
disorder
disavow
to deny
disband
to break up
disburse
to pay out
disclose
to make public
disconcerting
disturbing
discount
to undervalue
discrepancy
difference
discrimination
making clear distinctions
disengaged
disconnected
disgorge
to vomit
disheveled
untidy
disillusioned
disappointed, awaken from an illusion
disinclined
unwilling
disparage
to belittle
disparate
dissimilar
dispassionate
free from emotion
dispatch
to send off, kill
dispel
to drive out
dispense
to distribute
disperse
to scatter
dispirit
to dishearten
disposed
inclined
disrepute
disgrace
dissemble
pretend
disseminate
to spread far and wide
dissension
difference of opinion
dissipate
to scatter
dissuade
to persuade
distend
stretch
distraught
worried
dither
to act nervously
diurnal
daily
divergent
extending in different direction
divine
to foretell
docile
tame
docket
court calender, agenda
dogged
stubborn
doleful
sad
dolt
idiot
domicile
legal residence
dormant
inactive
doting
excessively fond
dour
sullen, gloomy, stern
dowry
a bride's contribution to her marriage
draft
to outline
drivel
nonsense
dubious
doubtful, uncertain
dulcet
soothing to the ear
dupe
to trick
duplicity
double dealing
duress
threat of force, intimidation
dyspeptic
suffering form indigestion