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deference

yeilding to the ideas, wishes, and so on of another

deficiency

lack of something essential

deflects

wards off; turns aside

deftness

skillfulness

defunct

no longer in use or existence; dead

dejectedly

in a depressed way

delusion

an erroneous belief that is held despite evidence to the contrary

demeanor

way of conducting oneself; behavior

derisively

in a mocking or ridiculing manner

derived

reached by reasoning

desolate

empty; solitary

destitute

lacking of the basic necessitites of life; poverty-stricken

determination

firmness of purpose

detestable

deserving hate or scorn; offensive

dexterous

having or showing mental or physical skill

differentiate

distinguish between

dignity

quality of deserving respect and honor; self- respect

dilapidated

shabby; broken down

diligence

constant, careful effort

dimpled

marked with small hollows or indentations

dingy

dirty-looking; shabby

dire

urgent; terrible; calling for quick action

discern

tell the difference between two or more things; percieve

disconsolate

so unhappy that nothing brings comfort; miserable

discord

conflict; disagreement

discourse

speak(on a topic) formally at length

disdain

disgust for something or someone; scorn

disembarked

left a ship to go ashore

disparagement

comments expressing a low opinion or lack of respect

disreputable

not respectable; having or deserving a bad reputation

dissent

refusal to accept a common belief or opinion; disagreement

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