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Denude

Verb
To strip off coverings or possessions; to make bare

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Depravity

Noun
Base lack of morality; corruption

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Derogatory

Adjective
Expressing disdain; disapproving

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Despondency

Noun
Loss of heart; loss of hope

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Despot

Noun
Dictator; person who is domineering

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Dictum

Noun
A formal pronouncement from an authoritative source

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Dilettante

Noun
Someone who dabbles, not seriously; amateur

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Disdain

Noun
A feeling of show or contempt

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Disparity

Noun
Wide difference; inequality

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Disseminate

Verb
To give out, spread widely; to make widely known

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Distend

Verb
To swell; swell up

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Dogmatic

Adjective
Stubbornly asserting an opinion as if it were a proven fact

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Dossier

Noun
A bundle of papers containing a detailed report or information

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Duplicity

Noun
Deception by pretense of feeling; double-dealing, being two-faced

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Ebullient

Adjective
Exuberant, effervescent; bubbling, with excitement

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Echelon

Noun
Level of authority or rank; step-like military formation

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Eclectic

Adjective
Chosen from a variety of sources

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Efface

Verb
To erase; to obliterate by rubbing out

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Egalitarian

Adjective
Based on the equality of all people

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Eke

Verb
To make a living with great effort or strain