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To ridicule, to mock

Deride

1

Dried up

Desiccated

2

Contemptible, hateful

Despicable

3

Wandering from subject to subject

Desultory

4

To turn aside

Deviate

5

A crown

Diadem

6

Very sheer and light

Diaphanous

7

A division into two parts

Dichotomy

8

Choosing from various sources

Eclectic

9

Improve someone morally

Edify

10

Worn out; barren

Effete

11

Remarkably bad; outrageous

Egregious

12

A sad mournful poem

Elegy

13

To draw forth; to call forth

Elicit

14

Enthusiastic

Ebullient