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any of a breed of long-bodied, short-legged dogs of German origin that occur in short-haired, long-haired, and wirehaired varieties

Dachshund

2

Remove most or all of the caffeine from (coffee or tea): "decaffeinated coffee".

de·caf·fein·ate

3

to believe something that is not true, typically in order to gain some personal advantage

Deceive

4

1.A lack or shortage

Deciency

5

1.The action of being rescued or set free

Deliverance

6

1.The final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are resolved.

Denouement

7

1.The distance from the top or surface of something to its bottom

Depth

8

1.A person, plant, or animal that is descended from a particular ancestor

Descendant

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1.Feeling, showing, or involving a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with

Desperate

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1.Feeling, showing, or involving a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with

Desperately

11

A thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from some act.

Deterrent

12

1.A dome-shaped, muscular partition separating the thorax from the abdomen in mammals. It plays a major role in breathing, as its contract...

Diaphragm

13

1.A division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.

Dichotomy

14

An expert on diet and nutrition.

Dietitian

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1.A sound formed by the combination of two vowels in a single syllable, in which the sound begins as one vowel and moves toward another...

Diphthong

16

1.Lack of consensus or approval.

Disagreement

17

1.Causing great damage.

Disastrous

18

Ready to accept control or instruction; submissive.

Docile