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Deride

To ridicule, to mock

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Desiccated

Dried up

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Despicable

Contemptible, hateful

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Desultory

Wandering from subject to subject

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Deviate

To turn aside

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Diadem

A crown

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Diaphanous

Very sheer and light

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Dichotomy

A division into 2 parts

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Ebullient

Enthusiastic

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Eclectic

Choosing from various sources

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Edify

Improve someone morally

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Effete

Worn out; barren

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Egregious

Remarkable bad; outrageous

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Elegy

A sad or mournful poem

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Elicit

To draw forth; to call forth