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Disinclination

N. Unwillingness

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Disingenuous

Adj. lacking genuine candor; insincere

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Disinter

V. Dig up; unearth

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Disinterested

Adj. unprejudiced

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Disparage

V. Belittle

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Disparate

Adj. basically different; unrelated

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Disparity

N. Difference; condition of inequality

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Dispatch

N. Speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed

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Disputatious

Adj. argumentative; fond of arguing

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Disquiet

V. Make uneasy or anxious

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Dissemble

V. Disguise; pretend

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Desseminate

V. Distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)

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Dissident

Adj. dissenting; rebellious

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Dissimulate

V. Pretend; concealed by feigning

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Dissolute

Adj. loose in morals

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Dissolution

N. Breaking of a union; decay; termination

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Distend

V. Expand; Swell out

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Diurnal

Adj. daily

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Divest

V. Strip; deprive

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Divine

V. Perceive intuitively; perceive the future

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Docile

Adj. obedient; Easily managed

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Doctrinaire

Adj. able to compromise about points of doctrine: dogmatic; unyielding

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Dogged

Adj. determined; stubborn

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Doggerel

N. Poor verse

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Dogmatic

Adj. opinionated; arbitrary; doctrinal

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Doldrums

N. Blues; listlessness; slack period

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Doleful

Adj. sorrowful

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Domicile

N. Home

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Domineer

V. Rule over tyrannically

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Dossier

N. File of documents on a subject

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Dowdy

Adj. slovenly; untidy

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Draconian

Adj. extremely severe

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Dregs

N. Sediment; worthless residue

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Droll

Adj. queer and amusing

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Drone

N. Idle person; male bee

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Dross

N. Waste matter; worthless impurities

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Drudgery

N. Menial work

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Ductile

Adj. malleable; flexible; pliable

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Dulcet

Adj. sweet sounding

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Duplicity

N. Double-dealing; hypocrisy