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diminution
the act or process of diminishing; a lessening or reduction
discerning
exhibiting keen insight and good judgment; perceptive
disdain
a feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn
dismantle
to take apart; disassemble; tear down
disparage
to speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way; belittle
disparity
the condition or fact of being unequal, as in a ge, rank, or degree; difference
disperse
to drive off or scatter in different directions
disposition
one's usual mood; temperament
dissipated
to drive away; disperse
distraught
deeply agitated, as from emotional conflict
dogmatic
characterized by an arrogant assertion of unproved principles
dormant
lying asleep or as if asleep; inactive
duplicity
deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech
ebb
to fall away or back; decline or recede
eclectic
selecting or employing individual elements from a variety of sources, systems, or styles
efface
to rub or wipe out; erase
effervescent
to emit small bubbles of gas, as a carbonated or fermenting liquid
egregious
conspicuously bad or offensive
elucidate
to make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify
elusive
tending to elude capture, perception, comprehension, or memory