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Flashcards in G800_21-25 Deck (50):
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deride

to mock

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derivative

something derived; unoriginal

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desiccate

to dry completely

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desuetude

state of disuse

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desultory

random; disconnected; rambling

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deterrent

something that discourages or hinders

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detraction

the act of taking away; to make less

8

diaphanous

transparent; vague; insubstancial

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diatribe

bitter verbal attack

10

dichotomy

division into two usually contradictory parts

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diffidence

shyness; lack of confidence

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diffuse

to spread out

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digression

act of straying from the main point

14

dirge

funeral hymn

15

disabuse

to free from a misconception,

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discerning

perceptive; exhibiting keen insight and good judgement

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discomfit

to make uneasy; disconcert

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discordant

not in tune

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discredit

to dishonor; disgrace

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discrepancy

difference between مغایرت

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discrete

constituting a separate thing; distinct

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discretion

quality of showing self-restraint in speech or actions

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disingenuous

not candid, crafty

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disinterested

unprejudiced; objective

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disjointed

lacking order or coherence; dislocated

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dismiss

put away from consideration; reject

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disparage

to belittle

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disparate

dissimilar

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dissemble

to pretend; disguise one's motives

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disseminate

to spread; scatter; disperse

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dissolution

disintegration;debauchery

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dissonance

discord; lack of harmony

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distend

to expand; swell out

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distill

extract the essential elements

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distrait

inattentive; preoccupied

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diverge

to vary; go in different directions from the same point

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divest

to strip clothes; deprive; rid (to throw away something)

38

divulge

to make known something that is secret

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document

to provide with written evidence to support

40

doggerel

poor verse

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dogmatic

stating opinions without proof (adj)

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dormant

inactive, asleep

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dross

waste; worthless matter

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dupe

to deceive; trick

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ebullient

exhilarated; overly enthusiastic, Exuberant, ......., effervescent, vivacious, exultant

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eclectic

selecting from various sources

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effervescence

state of high spirits or liveliness; process of bubling as gas escapes

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effete

depleted of vitality; overrefined; decadent

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dissident

person who disagrees about beliefs (especially in dictatorial governments)

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doctrinaire

dogmatic; unyielding