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Disparate

Different; incompatible; unequal

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Disseminate

To spread the seeds of something; to scatter

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Dissipate

To thin out, drift away, or dissolve

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Dissolution

The breaking up or dissolving of something into parts; disintegration

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Distend

To swell; to extend a great deal

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Docile

Easily taught; obedient

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Doctrinaire

Into flexibly committed to a doctrine or theory without regard to its practicality; dogmatic

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Dogmatic

Arrogantly assertive of unproven ideas; stubbornly of claiming that something is beyond dispute

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Dubious

Full of doubt; uncertain

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Duplicity

double dealing; deception

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Didactic

Intended to teach; morally instructive

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Diffident

Timid; lacking in self-confidence

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Digress

To stray from the main subject

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Dilettante

Amateur; someone with superficial knowledge

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Discern

To have insight; to see things clearly

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Discrete

Unconnected; separate

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Discreet

Prudent; judiciously reserved; good judgment

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Disdain

Arrogant scorn; contempt

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Disinterested

Not taking sides; unbiased

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Disparage

To be little; to say uncomplementary things

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Despot

Absolute ruler; an autocrat

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Destitute

Extremely poor; utterly lacking

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Desultory

Without a plan or purpose; disconnected; random

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Dialectical

Relating to discussions

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Dictum

An authoritative saying