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Decimate

V. Kill, usually one out of ten

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Declivity

N. Downward slope

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Décolleté

Adj. having a low-necked dress

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Defame

V. Harm someone's reputation; malign; slander

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Defer

V. Delay till later; exempts temporarily; give in respectfully; submit

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Deference

N. Courteous regard for another's wish

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Defray

V. Pay the costs of

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Deft

Adj. neat; skillful

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Defunct

Adj. Dead; no longer in use or existence

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Deign

V. Condescend; stoop

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Deleterious

Adj. harmful

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Delineate

V. Portray; depict; sketch

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Deluge

N. Flood; rush

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Demagogue

N. Person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of the people

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Demur

V. Objects (because of doubts, scruples); hesitate

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Demure

Adj. grave; serious; coy

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Denigrate

V. Blacken

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Denouement

N. Outcome; final development of the plot of the play

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Depose

V. Dethrone; remove from office

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Deposition

N. Testimony under oath

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Depravity

N. Extreme corruption; wickedness

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Deprecate

V. Express disapproval of; protest against; belittle

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Depreciate

V. Lessen in value

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Depredation

N. Plundering

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Derelict

Adj. abandoned; negligent

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Deride

V. Ridicule; make fun of

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Derivative

Adj. unoriginal; derived from another source