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Denude

Uncover

Denunciation

Public condemnation

Depict

To describe

Deplete

To use up

Deplore

To express or feel disapproval of

Deploy

To spread out strategically over an area

Depose

To remove from a high position

Depravity

Sinfulness

Deprecate

To belittle

Depreciate

To lose value gradually

deride

To mock

Derivative

Copied or adapted

Derive

To originate

Derogate

To belittle

Desecrate

To abuse something sacred

Desiccate

To dry

Desist

To stop doing something

Despondent

Feeling discouraged and dejected

Despot

Tyrannical ruler

Destitute

Very poor

Desultory

At random

Deter

To discourage

Determinate

Having defined limits

Detrimental

Causing harm or injury

Deviate

To stray, wander

Deviation

Departure, exception, anomaly

Devoid

Totally lacking

Devout

Deeply religiously

Dexterous

Skilled physically or mentally

Diabolical

Fiendish

Dialect

Regional style of speaking

Diaphanous

Allowing light to show through

Diatribe

Bitter verbal attack

Dichotomy

Division into two parts

Dictum

Authoritative statement

Didactic

Excessively instructive

Differentiate

To distinguish between two items

Diffidence

Shyness, lack of confidence

Diffract

To cause to separate into parts

Diffuse

Widely spread out

Digress

To turn aside

Dilapidated

In disrepair

Dilate

To enlarge

Dilatory

SLow

Diluvial

Relating to a flood

Diminutive

Small

Diplomacy

Discretion

Dirge

Funeral hymn

Disaffected

Discontented and disloyal

Disarray

Clutter

Disband

to break u

Disbar

To expel from legal profession

Disburse

To pay out

Discern

To perceive something obscure

Disclaim

To deny, disavow

Disclose

To confess

Disconcerting

Bewildering, disturbing

Discordant

Harsh-sounding

Discredit

To dishonor

Discredited

Disbelieve

Discrepancy

Difference between

Discretionary

Subject to one's own judgment

Discursive

Wandering from topic to topic

Disdain

To regard with scorn and contempt

Disdainful

Contemptuous

Disengaged

Disconnected

Disgorge

To vomit

Disheveled

Untidy

Disinclined

Averse

Disparage

To belittle

Disparate

Dissimilar

Disparity

Contrast

Dispassionate

Free from emotion

Dispel

To drive out or scatter

Dispense

To distribute

Dispense with

To suspend the operation of

Disperse

To break up

Dispirit

To dishearten

Disrepute

Disgrace

Dissemble

To pretend

Disseminate

To spread far and wide

Dissension

Difference of opinion

Dissipate

To scatter

Dissociate

To separate

Dissonant

Harsh and unpleasant sounding

Dissuade

To persuade someone to alter original intentions

Distend

To swell, inflate

Distraught

Very worried and distressed

Distrust

Disbelief and suspicion

Dither

To move or act confusedly or without clear purpose

Diurnal

Daily

Divine

To foretell or know by inspiration

Divisive

Creating disunity or conflict

Docile

Tame

Doctrinaire

Rigidly devoted to theories

Dogged

Persistent

Dogmatic

Rigidly fixed in opinion

Doleful

Sad, mournful

Dolt

Idiot

Domineer

To rule over something in tyrannical way

Donor

Benefactor

Dormant

At rest

Dotard

Senile old person

Doting

Excessively fond

Dour

Sullen and gloomy

Dowry

Money or property given by bride to her husband

Draft

To plan

Drivel

Stupid talk

Droll

Amusing in a wry

Dross

Waste produced during metal smelting

Dulcet

Pleasant sounding

Dupe

To deceive

Duplicity

Deception

Durability

Strength

Duration

Period of time

Duress

Threat of force or intimidation

Dyspeptic

Suffering from indigestion

Ebb

To fade away

Ebullient

Exhilarated

Eclectic

Selecting from various sources

Ecstatic

Joyful

Eddy

Air or wind current

Edifice

Building

Edify

To instruct morally and spiritually

Editorialize

To express an opinion or issue

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