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Despot
An absolute ruler;
an autocrat
Despondent
Extremely depressed;
full of despair
Desicate
To dry out
Derogatory
Disapproving;
degrading
Dialectical
Relating to discussions;
relating to the rules and methods of reasoning;
approaching truth in the middle of opposing extremes
Dictum
An authoritative saying;
an adage;
a maxim;
a proverb
Didactic
Intended to teach;
morally instructive;
pedantic
Diffident
Timid;
lacking in self-confidence

(Opp.- confindent)
Digress
To stray from the main subject
Dilettante
Someone with superficial knowledge of the arts;
an amateur;
a dabbler
Desultory
Without a plan or purpose;
disconnected;
random
Destitute
Extremely poor;
utterly lacking