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Debonair

Dressing and acting in a appealing and sophisticated way

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Degenerate

To decline in quality
Low moral standards

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Demeanor

A persons behavior or appearance

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Dermatologist

A scientific study of the skin and diseases

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Desirable

Having good or pleasing quality: worth having or getting

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Detente

The relaxation of strained relations or tensions

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Discrepancy

A difference especially between things that should be the same

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Dissociate

To separate from others

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Distraught

Very upset

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Double-think

The power to hold two contradictory beliefs in ones mind and to accept both

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Dyslexia

A condition in the brain that makes it hard for a person to read, writ end spell

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Dyspeptic

Pain in an area or of your stomach caused by a difficulty in digesting food

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Echelon

Levels of rank or order

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Ecology

Deals with the relationships between groups of living things and their environment

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Ecumenical

Involving people from different kinds of Christian churches

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Corrode

To slowly break apart and destroy through a chemical process

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Exploitation

The act of using someone or something in away that helps you unfairly

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Glib

Said or done too easily or carelessly

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Indiscriminately

Affecting or harming many people or things on careless or unfair way

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Legacy

Something that comes from the past that happens in the past

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Repudiate

To say or show something that is not true

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Synthesis

Something made by combining different things

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Tacitly

Expressed or understood without being directly stated

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Interpose

A place between two or more things or people

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Intimate

To say or suggest in an indirect way

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Oppressed

Treat in an unfair or cruel way

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Sundry

To make up of different things

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Languish

to continue for a long time without activity or progress in an unpleasant or unwanted situation

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Anarchy

Complete absences of government

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Facilitate

To make easier