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didactic

ADJ. teaching; instructional

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ADJ. teaching; instructional

didactic

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diehard

N. unyielding opponent (to a measure, position, etc.)

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N. unyielding opponent (to a measure, position, etc.)

diehard

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diffident

ADJ. shy; lacking confidence; reserved

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ADJ. shy; lacking confidence; reserved

diffident

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diffuse

ADJ. wordy; rambling; spread out (like a gas)

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ADJ. wordy; rambling; spread out (like a gas)

diffuse

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digression

N. wandering away from the subject

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N. wandering away from the subject

digression

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dilemma

N. problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives

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N. problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives

dilemma

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dilettante

N. aimless follower of the arts; amateur; dabbler

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N. aimless follower of the arts; amateur; dabbler

dilettante

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diligence

N. steadiness of effort; persistent hard work

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N. steadiness of effort; persistent hard work

diligence

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dilute

V. make less concentrated; reduce in strength

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V. make less concentrated; reduce in strength

dilute

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diminutive

ADJ. small in size

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ADJ. small in size

diminutive

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din

N. continued loud noise

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N. continued loud noise

din

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dirge

N. lament with music

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N. lament with music

dirge

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disavowal

N. denial; disclaiming

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N. denial; disclaiming

disavowal

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discernible

ADJ. distinguishable; perceivable

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ADJ. distinguishable; perceivable

discernable

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discerning

ADJ. mentally quick and observant; having insight

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ADJ. mentally quick and observant; having insight

discerning

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disclaimer

N. denial of a legal claim or right; disavowal

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N. denial of a legal claim or right; disavowal

disclaimer

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disclose

V. reveal

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V. reveal

disclose

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disconcert

V. confuse; upset; embarrass

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V. confuse; upset; embarrass

disconcert

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discord

N. lack of harmony; conflict

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N. lack of harmony; conflict

discord

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discount

V. discredit; reduce in price

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V. discredit; reduce in price

discount

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discrepency

N. lack of consistency; contradiction; difference

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N. lack of consistency; contradiction; difference

discrepency

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discrimination

ADJ. able to see differences; prejudiced

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ADJ. able to see differences; prejudiced

discrimination

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discursive

ADJ. digressing; rambling

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ADJ. digressing; rambling

discursive

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disdain

V. view with scorn or contempt

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V. view with scorn or contempt

disdain

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disembark

V. go ashore; unload cargo from a ship

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V. go ashore; unload cargo from a ship

disembark

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disgruntled

ADJ. discontented; sulky and dissatisfied

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ADJ. discontented; sulky and dissatisfied

disgruntled

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disheveled

ADJ. untidy

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ADJ. untidy

disheveled

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disinterested

ADJ. unprejudiced

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ADJ. unprejudiced

disinterested

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dismay

V. discourage; frighten

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V. discourage; frighten

dismay

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dismiss

V. put away from consideration; reject

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V. put away from consideration; reject

dismiss

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disparage

V. belittle

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V. belittle

disparage

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disparate

ADJ. basically different; unrelated

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ADJ. basically different; unrelated

disparate