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descry
v. catch sight of
desiccate
v. dry up
despoil
v. plunder
desultory
adj. aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
determinate
adj. having a fixed order of procedure
detraction
n. slandering; aspersion
devolve
v. deputize; pass to others
diadem
n. crown
dialectical
adj. relating to the art of debate
diaphanous
adj. sheer; transparent
diatribe
n. bitter scolding; invective
dictum
n. authoritative and weighty statement; saying; maxim
die
n. device for stamping or impressing
dilatory
adj. delaying
dilettante
n. aimless follower of the arts
dirge
n. lament with music
disabuse
v. correct a false impression; undeceive
disaffected
adj. disloyal
disapprobation
n. disapproval; condemnation
discomfit
v. put to rout; defeat; disconcert
discursive
adj. digressing; rambling
disgorge
v. surrender something; eject