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Denued

To strip off coverings or possessions

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Depravity

Moral corruption, wickedness

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Derogatory

Disapproving and negative

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Despondency

Woods of heart, or hope

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Despot

A totalitarian dictator

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Dictum

A formal pronouncement from a formal source

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Dilettante

Someone who dabbles, or is not serious

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Disdain

A feeling or show of contempt

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Disparity

Significant inequality, or difference

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Disseminate

To give out, spread, or make widely known

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Distend

To swell up

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Dogmatic

The stubborn assertion of an opinion as a fact

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Dossier

A bundle of papers containing a detailed report

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Duplicity

Deception by being two faced, and double dealing

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Ebullient

Exuberant, bubbling with excitement

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Echelon

A level of authority or rank

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Eclectic

Chosen from a variety of sources

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Efface

To obliterate by rubbing out

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Egalitarian

Having to do with the equality of all people

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Eke

To make a living with a great effort