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deliberate

(adj.)
intentional, reflecting careful consideration

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delineate

(v.)
to describe, outline, shed light on

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demagogue

(n.)
a leader who appeals to a people’s prejudices

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demarcation

(n.)
the marking of boundaries or categories

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demean

(v.)
to lower the status or stature of something

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demure

(adj.)
quiet, modest, reserved

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denigrate

(v.)
to belittle, diminish the opinion of

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denounce

(v.)
to criticize publicly

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deplore

(v.)
to feel or express sorrow, disapproval

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depravity (n.) wickedness

(n.) wickedness

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deprecate

(v.)
to belittle, depreciate

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derelict

(adj.)
abandoned, run-down

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deride

(v.)
to laugh at mockingly, scorn

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derivative

(adj.)
taken directly from a source, unoriginal

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desecrate

(v.)
to violate the sacredness of a thing or place

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desiccated

(adj.)
dried up, dehydrated

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desolate

(adj.)
deserted, dreary, lifeless

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despondent

(adj.)
feeling depressed, discouraged, hopeless

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despot

(n.)
one who has total power and rules brutally

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destitute

(adj.)
impoverished, utterly lacking