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decorum
appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety
deference
respect, courtesy
deride
to speak of or treat with contemp; to mock
desiccate
to dry out thoroughly
desultory
jumping form one thing to another; disconnected
diatribe
an abusive, condemnatory speech
diffident
lacking self-confidence
dilate
to make larger; to expand
dilatory
intented to delay
dilettante
someone with and amateurish and superficial interest in a topic
dirge
a funeral hymn or mournful speech
disabuse
to set right; to free form error
discern
to perceive; to recognize
disparate
fundamentally different; entirely unlike
dissemble
to present a false appearance; to disguise one's real intentions or character
dissonance
a harsh and disagreeable combination, often of sounds
dogma
a firmly held opinion, often a relifious belief
dogmatic
dictatorial in one's opinion
dupe
to deceive; a person who is easily deceived