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22 terms

Words with Latin root "de"

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debacle
an overwhelming defeat.
debark
to get off of a ship or airplane
debauch
to lead astray morally
debris
rubble or fragments
decamp
to depart suddenly or secretly
declivity
a downward slope
defalcate
to embezzle funds
defeasible
that can be undone or voided
defoliate
to strip of leaves
deliquesce
to melt down
demure
modest or affectedly modest
denizen
an inhabitant
depravity
wickedness
depredation
plundering
deracinate
to pull up by the roots
deride
to ridicule
derogate
to detract
desecrate
to profane what is sacred
dessicate
to dry completely
desideratum
something considered essential
desperado
an outlaw
de
down, away, from