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Contrivance

Device or tool

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Contrived

Not natural

2

Conundrum

Puzzling question

3

Convene

To summon

4

Conventional

Traditional

5

Conversant

Familiar with

6

Convey

Communicate

7

Conviction

Finding someone guilty
Strong opinion

8

Convivial

Pleasantly merry

9

Convoluted

Complicated; difficult to understand

10

Copious

Large amounts

11

Corollary

Natural consequence

12

Corpulence

Fatness

13

Correlation

Connection

14

Corroborate

Support with evidence

15

Corruption

Dishonesty

16

Cosmopolitan

Containing people from all over the world

17

Cosset

Protect something too carefully

18

Covenant

Formal agreement that is legally blinding

19

Cozen

Cheat

20

Crafty

Cunning

21

Crass

Very great

22

Craven

Cowardly

23

Credo

System of beliefs

24

Credulous

Gullible

25

Crony

Close friend

26

Crux

Central point

27

Cryptic

Having a hidden meaning

28

Culpable

Deserving blame

29

Cunning

Clever of deceiving people

30

Curative

Able to cure a illness

31

Cursory

Done in a hurr

32

Curt

Short and rude

33

Curtail

Make shorter

34

Cynically

Distrustfully

35

Dalliance

Frivolous behavior

36

Daunt

Frighten

37

Daunting

Difficult

38

Dearth

Lack of something

39

Debilitating

Making very weak

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Debunk

Expose

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Deceitful

Sneaky

42

Decimate

Destroy a large number of people

43

Decipher

Decode

44

Decorous

Respectable and polite

45

Decorum

Etiquette

46

Decry

Say that one does not approve of something

47

Defiance

Resistance

48

Deficient

Not having enough of something

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Deficit

Shortage (money)

50

Defunct

No longer existent

51

Degenerate

Deteriorate

52

Degradation

Distruction of the beauty or quality of something

53

Delectable

Pleasant

54

Deleterious

Harmful

55

Delineate

To show by drawing or describing

56

Deluge

Large number of things happening at the same time

57

Demagogue

A political leader who tries to win people's support by using emotional and often unreasonable arguments

58

Demise

Death

59

Demur

Express a doubt

60

Demure

Shy, quiet

61

Denigrate

Blacken, defame

62

Denounce

Disapprove strongly

63

Denuded

Bare

64

Deprecate

Criticize

65

Deprivation

Taking away something from somebody

66

Derelict

In bad condition

67

Deride

Ridicule

68

Derision

Scorn

69

Derisory

So small it needs no consideration

70

Derivative

Unoriginal

71

Derive

Get something from something

72

Derogate

Disgrace

73

Desecrate

Spoil something holy

74

Desiccate

Remove all moisture from food to preserve it

75

Desolate

Empty of people

76

Despondent

Without hope

77

Despot

Tyrant

78

Desultory

Unplanned and disorganized

79

Deter

Prevent

80

Deteriorate

Become worse

81

Detractor

Critic

82

Deviate

To do something different from the usual way of behaving

83

Devious

Cunning

84

Diabolic

Shocking or bad

85

Diatribe

Long attack with words

86

Dichotomous

Entirely different

87

Didactic

Meant to teach a lesson

88

Diffident

Unable to act with confidence

89

Diffuse

Spread widely

90

Dilapidated

Old and broken

91

Dilatory

Slow in doing things

92

Dilettante

Amateur

93

Diligent

Working hard

94

Diminutive

Very small

95

Disapprobation

Disapproval

96

Disassemble

Take apart

97

Disavow

Deny

98

Disavowal

Denial

99

Discern

See clearly

100

Disclose

Make something known

101

Discomfited

Confused or embarrassed

102

Discord

Argument

103

Discordant

Not in agreement

104

Discount

Regard as unimportant

105

Discredit

Damage good reputation of

106

Discreet

Careful

107

Discrepancy

Failure to agree

108

Discrete

Separate

109

Discretion

Caution

110

Discriminating

Showings good judgment and perception

111

Discursive

Talking about subjects only slightly connected with the main subject

112

Disdain

Haughtiness

113

Disgruntled

Discontented

114

Dishearten

Lose hope

115

Disingenuous

Insincere

116

Disinterest

Unconcern

117

Disjointed

Unconnected

118

Dislodge

Remove

119

Dismay

Feeling of shock and fear

120

Disparage

Speak without respect

121

Disparate

Contrasting

122

Disparity

Difference or inequality

123

Dispassionate

Not influence by emotion

124

Dispel

Dismiss

125

Disperse

Scatter

126

Disposition

Tendency

127

Disquieting

Alarming

128

Dissect

Examine in great detail

129

Dissemble

Hide ones true thoughts

130

Disseminate

Spread ideas or belief widely

131

Dissension

Angry disagreement

132

Dissipate

Disappear

133

Dissolve

Disappear

134

Dissonance

Discord

135

Distaste

Dislike

136

Distension

Swelling

137

Distinctive

Clearly different from others