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Debase (v.)

To lower in quality or value ; to degrade

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Debunk (v.)

To expose the nonsense of

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Decree (v.)

An official order, usually having the force of law

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Decry (v.)

To put down ; to denounce

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Deem (v.)

To judge ; to consider

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Deficit (n.)

A shortage, especially of money

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Defile (v.)

To make filthy or foul ; to desecrate

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Deft (a.)

Skillful

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Defunct (a.)

No longer in effect ; no longer in existence

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Degrade (v.)

To lower in dignity or status ; to corrupt ; to deteriorate

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Deign (v.)

To condescend ; to think it in accordance with one's dignity (to do something)

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Deity (v.)

A god or goddess

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Dejected (a.)

Depressed ; disheartened

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Delectable (a.)

Delightful ; delicious

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Delinquent (a.)

Neglecting a duty or law ; late in payment

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Delve (v.)

To search or study intensively

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Demeanor (n.)

Behavior ; manner

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Demise (n.)

Death

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Demur (v.)

To object ; to take exception

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Demure (a.)

Shy ; reserved ; sedate

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Denomination (n.)

A classification ; a catagory name

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Denote (v.)

To signify ; to indicate ; to mark

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Denounce (v.)

To condemn

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Depict (v.)

To portray, especially in a picture ; to describe

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Deplete (v.)

To decrease the supply of ; to exhaust ; to use up

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Deplore (v.)

To regret ; to condemn ; to lament

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Deploy (v.)

To station soldiers or armaments strategically ; to arrange strategically

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Depose (v.)

To remove from office or position of power

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Depredate (v.)

To prey upon ; to plunder

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Derelict (a.)

Neglectful ; delinquent ; deserted ; abandoned