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Dishearten

Discourage; cause to lose courage or hope

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Disheveled

Untidy

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Disinclination

Unwillingness

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Disingenuous

Lacking genuine candor; insincere

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Disinter

Dig up; unearth

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Disinterested

Unprejudiced

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Disjointed

Disconnected

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Dislodge

Remove (forcibly)

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Dismantle

Take apart

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Dismay

Discourage; frighten

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Dismember

Cut into small parts

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Dismiss

Put away from consideration

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Disparage

Belittle

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Disparate

Basically different; unrelated

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Disparity

Difference; condition of inequality

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Dispassionate

Calm; impartial

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Dispatch

Speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed

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Dispel

Scatter; drive away

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Disperse

Scatter

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Dispirited

Lacking in spirit

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Disputatious

Argumentative; fond of arguing

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Disquiet

Make uneasy or anxious

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Dissection

Analysis

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Dissemble

Disguise; pretend

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Disseminate

Distribute; scatter; spread

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Dissent

Disagree

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Dissertation

Formal essay

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Dissident

Dissenting; rebellious

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Dissimulate

Pretend; conceal by feigning

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Dissipate

Squander; waste; scatter

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Dissolute

Loose in morals

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Dissolution

breaking of a union

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Dissonance

Discord

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Dissuade

Persuade not to do; discourage

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Distant

Reserved or aloof; cold in manner

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Distend

Expand; swell cut

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Distill

Extract the essence

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Distinction

Honor; contrast

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Distort

Twist out of shape

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Distraught

Upset; distracted by anxiety

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Diurnal

Daily

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Diva

Operatic singer

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Diverge

Vary; go in different directions from the same point

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Diversion

Act of turning aside

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Divest

Strip; deprive of

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Divine

Foresee the future

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Divulge

Reveal

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Docile

Obedient

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Doctrinaire

Unable to compromise about points of doctrine

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Doctrine

Teachings

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Doff

Take off

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Dogged

Determined; stubborn

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Doggerel

Poor verse

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Dogmatic

Opinionated

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Doldrums

Blues; listlessness

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Doleful

Sorrowful

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Dolt

Stupid person

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Domicile

Home

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Domineer

Rule over tyrannically

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Don

Put on

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Dormant

Sleeping; lethargic

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Dormer

window projecting from roof

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Dossier

File of documents on a subject

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Dote

Be excessively fond of

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Dowdy

Slovenly; untidy

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Downcast

Disheartened; sad

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Drab

Dull

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Draconian

Extremely severe

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Dregs

Sediment; worthless residue

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Drivel

Nonsense

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Droll

Queer and amusing

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Drone

Idle person; male bee

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Dross

Waste matter

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Drudgery

Menial work

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Dubious

Questionable; filled with doubts

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Ductile

Malleable; flexible

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Dulcet

Sweet sounding

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Dumbfound

Astonish

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Dupe

Someone easily fooled

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Duplicity

Double-dealing; hypocrisy