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cynical
scornful of the motives or integrity of others
daunting
discouraging
dearth
a scarce supply; a lack
deficient
lacking an essential quality or element
deft
skillful
denounce
to condemn openly as being evil or reprehensible
desolate
devoid of inhabitants; deserted
devoid
completely lacking
diffidence
the characteristic of being shy and reserved
dilettante
a dabbler in an art or a field of knowledge
diminution
a lessening or reduction
diminutive
extremely small in size; tiny
dirge
a funeral song
discredit
to damage in reputation; disgrace
discrete
separate and distinct
dispassionate
devoid of or unaffected by passion, emotion, or bias
disposition
one's usual mood; temperament
divisive
creating disagreements or discord
dormant
inactive
dour
unyielding; stubborn
draconian
exeedingly harsh; very severe
duplicity
deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech
effusive
unrestrained or excessive in emotion expression; gushy
elaborate
to express at greater lenght or in greater detail
elitist
the belief that certain persons deserve favored treatment by virtue of their perceived superiority
elusive
hard to track
empathy
identification with and understanding of
empirical
derived from observation; experimental
endemic
prevalent in or peculiar to a particular locality, region, or people
enrapture
to fill with delight