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Flashcards in L-6 Deck (20):
1

Demn, damn

Latin
To inflict loss upon

2

Condemnation

Noun
Expression of very strong disapproval

3

Dem

Greek
People

4

Demagogue

Noun
A political leader who seeks approval by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than rational argument

5

Di

Greek
Two

6

Dipole

Noun
A pair of equal and oppositely charged or magnetized poles separated over a long distance

7

Dexter

Latin
Right

8

Dexterity

Noun
Skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands

9

Dict

Latin
Say, speak

10

Dictation

Noun
The action of saying words aloud to be typed

11

Dogmat

Greek
Opinion, tenet

12

Dogmatic

Adjective
Inclined to lay down principles as incontrovertibly true

13

Dubious

Adjective
Hesitating or doubting

14

Dub

Latin
Doubtful

15

Dulc

Latin
Sweet

16

Dulcet

Adjective
Sweet and soothing, especially of a sound

17

Dur

Latin
Hard

18

Obdurate

Adjective
Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action

19

Dynam

Greek
Power

20

Dynamism

Noun
The quality of being characterized by vigorous activity and progress