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Short Definition : condemn; criticize; N. denunciation

1. (verb) speak out against

2. (verb) to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
Synonyms : brand , mark , stigmatise , stigmatize

3. (verb) announce the termination of, as of treaties

4. (verb) give away information about somebody
Synonyms : betray , give away , grass , rat , shit , shop , snitch , stag , tell on

 Denounce - Similar to announce. Announce is for all kind of information but denounce is to criticize



Short Definition : portray

1. (verb) show in, or as in, a picture
Synonyms : picture , render , show

2. (verb) give a description of
Synonyms : describe , draw

3. (verb) make a portrait of
Synonyms : limn , portray

depict= de(the)+pic t(picture).So relate it to portrait.



Short Definition : regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition

(verb) express strong disapproval of

(verb) regret strongly
Synonyms : bemoan , bewail , lament
Example Sentence
I deplore this hostile action

DEeP LOud roaREd are heard from the cage of lion, refered they completely disapprove as they were removed from wild to the zoo.



Short Definition : spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically

1. (verb) place troops or weapons in battle formation

2. (verb) to distribute systematically or strategically

de+ploy = de + play .. in a play, people are spread out. or: de+ploy = de+plot : a plot is made by the armed troops and they spread out in positions to implement it.



Short Definition : send out of the country; behave; N. deportation, deportment

1. (verb) behave in a certain manner
Synonyms : acquit , bear , behave , carry , comport , conduct

2. (verb) hand over to the authorities of another country
Synonyms : deliver , extradite

3. (verb) expel from a country
Synonyms : exile , expatriate

 de(away, remove)+port..think indian government planning to remove forieners from culkata port and sending them back to thier country.



Short Definition : dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify

1. (verb) force to leave (an office)
Synonyms : force out

2. (verb) make a deposition; declare under oath
Synonyms : depone , swear

DE(MEANS REMOVE) + POSE(POSITION) to remove somebody from his/her POSITION in his/her work place.



Short Definition : extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave

(noun) moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles
Synonyms : corruption , degeneracy , depravation , putrefaction

(noun) a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice

Synonyms : turpitude




Short Definition : express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory

1. (verb) express strong disapproval of; deplore

2. (verb) belittle
Synonyms : depreciate , vilipend

You can think of it as the opposite of appreciate (as in devalue against value). So lack of appreciation;ie,humiliation or belittling




Short Definition : lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value

1. (verb) belittle
Synonyms : deprecate , vilipend

2. (verb) lower the value of something

appreciate = value increases. depreciate = value decreases




Short Definition : plundering; destruction

(noun) an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
Synonyms : predation

(noun) (usually plural) a destructive action
Synonyms : ravage

predation - relate it to the predator which plunders and then destroys.



Short Definition : work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away

(verb) act as a substitute
Synonyms : deputise , step in , substitute

(verb) appoint as a substitute
Synonyms : depute , deputise

just rmember DEPUTY this should give you the meaning of DEPUTIZE




Short Definition : insane

(adj) driven insane
Synonyms : crazed , half-crazed

 DE (off) + be off the mental range, be insane



Short Definition : negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person

1. (noun) a person without a home, job, or property

2. (noun) a ship abandoned on the high seas
Synonyms : abandoned ship

3. (adj) worn and broken down by hard use
Synonyms : creaky , decrepit , flea-bitten , run-down , woebegone

4. (adj) forsaken by owner or inhabitants
Synonyms : abandoned , deserted

5. (adj) failing in what duty requires
Synonyms : delinquent , neglectful , remiss

6. (adj) in deplorable condition
Synonyms : bedraggled , broken-down , dilapidated , ramshackle , tatterdemalion , tumble-down

 dairy + licked=> people will tend to abandon/discard a "dairy milk" chocolate that has been licked



Short Definition : neglect of duty; abandonment

1. (noun) a tendency to be negligent and uncaring
Synonyms : delinquency , willful neglect

2. (noun) willful negligence

dereliction -> relics = the antiques. de + relic -> you lost the antiques due to negligence



Short Definition : ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect

(verb) treat or speak of with contempt

 de (off) -ride -- u fell of a ride in front of ppl they will make fun of you ( ridicule)



Short Definition : ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory

(noun) contemptuous laughter

(noun) the act of deriding or treating with contempt
Synonyms : ridicule

de (off) rision (reason), if you say something off reason, u r more prone to mockery.



Short Definition : expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage

(adj) expressive of low opinion
Synonyms : derogative , disparaging

daroga der shomporke bangladesh er shobari low opinion ache, karon tara ghush ney



Short Definition : catch sight of (something distant)

(verb) catch sight of
Synonyms : espy , spot , spy

 If 10(DES) people will CRY every body will notice them!!



(verb) violate the sacred character of a place or language
Synonyms : outrage , profane , violate

Example Sentence
desecrate a cemetery
violate the sanctity of the church
profane the name of God

pronounce it as de-sacred; i.e; spoiling its sanctity or sacredness.



Short Definition : what someone deserves

(noun) an outcome (good or bad) that is well deserved
Synonyms : comeupance , comeuppance

DESSERT(sweet) IS GIVEN TO THEM who deserve