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Daunt

v. to discourage; intimidate; dishearten
使氣餒,使畏縮

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Daunting

adj. discouraging or disheartening
令人怯步的;使人氣餒的

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Dauntless

adj. fearless

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Dearth

n. scarcity
缺乏,不足

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Debauchery

n. corruption
道德敗壞

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Decorum

n. proper behavior
端莊,彬彬有禮;合宜
adj - decorous

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Defame

v. to malign(誹謗); harm someone's reputation
誹謗;破壞……的名譽

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Default

v. to fail to act
不履行,拖欠

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Defer to

v. to submit to the wishes of another due to respect or recognition of the person's authority or knowledge
聽從

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Deference

n. respect; regard for another's wish
尊敬;遵從

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Defunct

adj. no longer existing
死的;非現存的;已廢止的

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Delineate

v. to represent or depict
描述

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Demographic

adj. related to population balance

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Demography

n. the study of human population

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Demographer

n. one who studies human population

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Demotic

adj. pertaining to people
大眾的;通俗的

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Demur

v. to express doubt
猶豫;反對

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Denigrate

v. to slur(玷汙) someone's reputation
貶低,詆毀

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Denizen

n. an inhabitant; a regular visitor
居住者;常去某處的人

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Denouement

n. outcome; unraveling(解開) of the plot of a play or work of literature
(小說、戲劇等的)結局,收場

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Deride

v. to mock
嘲笑;嘲弄

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Derivative

n. something derived; unoriginal
派生物;衍生物

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Derive

v. to obtain from another source
取得;衍生

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Desiccate

v. to dry completely
乾燥;脫水

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Desuetude

n. state of disuse

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Desultory

adj. random; disconnected; rambling
雜亂的;不連貫的;散漫的

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Deterrent

n. something that discourages or hinders
制止物﹐威懾物

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Detraction

n. the act of taking away; derogatory(貶義的) comment on a person's character
誹謗;貶抑

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Diaphanous

adj. transparent; fine-textured; insubstantial(虛幻的); vague
透明的;(布料)極薄的;模糊的

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Diatribe

n. bitter verbal attack
惡罵;抨擊