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despondent

extremely depressed, full of despair

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derogatory

disapproving, degrading

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deprecate

to express disapproval of

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depravity

extreme wickedness or corruption

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denizen

inhabitant

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demagogue

a leader of the ppl, but more a rabble rouser

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delude

to deceive

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decorous

proper, in good taste, orderly

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decadent

decaying or decayed, especially in terms of morals

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debacle

violent breakdown, sudden overthrow, overwhelming defeat

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daunt

to make fearful, to intimidate

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cynic

one who deeply distrusts human nature, one who beleives humans are motivated only by selfishness

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credulous

eager to believe, gullible

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covenant

a solemn agreement, a contract, a pledge

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coup

a brilliant victory or accomplishment, the violent overthrow of a goverment by a small internal group

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cosmopolitan

at home in many places or siutations, internationally sophisticated

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corroborate

to confirm, to back up w/ evidence

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corollary

something that follows, a natural consequence

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convivial

fond of partying, festive

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contrived

artificial, labored

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contrite

admitting guilts, especially feeling remoreseful

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contingent

dependent, possible

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contiguous

side by side, adjoining