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Dilatory

tending to delay or procrastinate
The dilatory student got a lot of tardys

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Disdain

to look upon or treat with contempt; despise
The foodie disdained mcdonalds

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Disparage

To speak of or treat slightingly
The fan disparaged the opposing team

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Disparity

Lack of similarity or equality
The disparity in their SAT scores was 80 points

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Diurnal

Of or during the daytime
Because humans are diurnal the night shift can be hard

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Docile

Easily managed or handled
A dog is more docile then a cat

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Dolt

A dull, stupid person
The dolt refused to prepare for the test

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Dotard

An old, foolish person
My great grandfather is a dotard and can't be left at home

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Drawl

To speak in a slow manner elongating the vowels
My mom used to have a drawl when she lived in South Carolina

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Droll

Amusing in an odd way, whimsically humorous
The intelligent man had a quiet and droll sense of humor

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Dubious

Doughtful: marked by occasioning doubt
I'm am dubious that I will get all A's this quarter

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Ebullient

Overflowing with fervor, enthusiasiam, or exciting
Cheerleaders must be ebullient at games

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Elucidate

To make lucid or clear; to. Throw light upon; explain
The teacher elucidated the difficult content for the student.

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Elusive

Hard to express or define; cleverly evasive
Jack Chillemi is elusive on the football field

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Emaciated

Marked by abnormal thinness
Models now a days feel like they have to be emaciated