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Dapper

Adjective
-neatly and stylishly dressed

Synonyms: (adjectives) natty, smart, spruce, stylish, chic

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Defect

Noun
-a flaw or shortcoming
Verb
-to desert one country, cause, or the like for another

Synonyms: (nouns) blemish, fault, imperfection, weakness, failing, bug, kink; (verbs) abandon, forsake, bolt; repudiate, disown, abjure

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Defer

Verb
-to put off or postpone
-to yield courteously to the wishes or judgements of someone else

Synonyms: (verb) delay, table, shelf; bow (to), accede (to)

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Dejected

Adjective
-in very low spirits

Synonyms: (adjectives) sad, blue, depressed, gloomy, despondent, melancholy, morose, downcast, dispirited, disheartened

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Delete

Verb
-to strike out or remove

Synonyms: (verbs) cancel, expunge, omit, efface, excise

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Delineate

Verb
-to make an accurate line drawing or diagram of; to portray or describe in detail

Synonyms: (verbs) picture, depict, set forth, sketch, etch

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Delinquent

(Adjective)
-neglectful of a duty or obligation; serio isla overdue
(Noun)
-a person who fails. To perform a duty, an offender

Synonyms: (adjectives) remiss, derelict, negligent; owing, outstanding, unsettled; (nouns) scofflaw; malefactor, wrongdoer

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Delude

Verb
-To mislead or deceive

Synonyms: (verbs) dupe, gull, cozen, hoodwink, trick, beguile

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Demure

adjective
-modest and reserved in dress, manner, or behavior

Synonyms: (adjectives) sedate, prim, decorous, seemly, staid; diffident, shy, self-effacing; coy

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Denouement

Noun
- the point at which in the plot of a novel or drama is finally resolved; the outcome or solution of a complex sequence of events

Synonyms: (nouns) unraveling (of a plot), disentanglement, climax; final solution, final issue

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Desultory

Adjective
-shifting from one thing to another without reason or purpose, haphazard or random

Synonyms: (adjectives) fitful, erratic, spasmodic, intermittent; aimless, rambling; disconnected, un methodical

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Deviate

Verb
-to move away from, especially what is considered normal, right, or acceptable
Noun
- a person who differs markedly in behavior, belief, or attitude, from what is accepted as normal or proper

Synonyms: (verbs) diverge, veer, swerve, stray, wander, ramble, digress; (nouns) nonconformist, maverick, oddball, heretic

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Devoid

Adjective
-empty; lacking in

Synonyms: (adjective) destitute (of), bereft (of), wanting (in), deficient (in), barren (in)

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Devout

Adjective
-deeply religious, earnest, or sincere

Synonyms: (adjectives) pious, faithful; reverent; ardent, zealous

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Dexterous

Adjective
-skillful in using one's hands or mind; clever

Synonyms: (adjectives) handy, adroit, deft, adept, proficient