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dastard.noun,.plural.dastards
a sneaking, malicious.coward
dastardly.adjective
characterized by underhandedness or treachery.(a dastardly attack) (a dastardly villian
dastardliness.noun
mean; brutal

data.noun.plural
facts or figures from which conclusions can be inferred

datum.noun,.plural.data
a fact or proposition used to draw a conclusion or make a decision

DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane).noun
a colorless contact insecticide, C14H9CL5, (14 parts {molecules} of carbon, 9 parts of hydrogen, 5 parts of chlorine), toxic to human beings and animals when swallowed or absorbed through the skin. It has been banned in the United States and Canada for most uses since 1972, although the poisoning of the environment will resume as it is being brought back to control weeds once again, part of the madness on Earth that hurts others

death house.noun,.plural.death houses
a place where prisoners await execution

debacle.noun,.plural.debacles
a debacle is an event or attempt that is a complete failure; a sudden, disastrous collapse, downfall or defeat; a rout; a total, often ludicrous failure; a disaster; a violent flood

debase, debased, debasing, debases.transitive verbs
to make lower in quality, character or dignity; degrade; adulterate; corrupt; bastardize
debasement.noun,.plural.debasements
debaser.noun,.plural.debasers

debauchery.noun,.plural.debaucheries
extreme indulgence of one's appetite for sensual pleasures; selfish sensuality; orgies
debauch.transitive verb
corrupt; to lead astray.morally
debauch.noun
the act or a period of debauchery; an orgy
debauchment.noun
debaucher.noun
debauchedly.adverb
in a debauched manner 
debauchee.noun
a person who indulges in debauchery; a depraved person; debased
debauch, debauched, debauching, debauches.verbs
transitive verb use.to corrupt morally; to lead away from excellence or virtue; to reduce the value, quality or excellence of; debase; corrupt
intransitive verb use.to indulge in dissipation

debris.noun
the scattered remains of something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage
Biology:.the fragmented remains of dead or damaged cells or tissue

decay.noun
to fall into ruin (a civilization that had begun to decay)
transitive verb use.to cause to decay; the destruction or decomposition of organic matter as a result of bacterial or fungal action; rot
decayer.noun
decay.verb
decayed, decaying, decays.intransitive verbs
Biology:.to break down into component parts; rot
Physics:.to disintegrate or diminish by radioactive decay; an unstable nuclide changing its state; there is alpha, beta, gamma, and exponential decay
Electronics:.to decrease gradually in magnitude

decadent.adjective
being in a state of decline or decay; marked by or providing unrestrained gratification; self indulgent
decadent.noun
a person in a condition or process of mental or moral decay
decadently.adverb

decadence.noun
a process, condition or period of deterioration or decline, as in morals or art; decay
decadency.noun

deception-noun
the use of deceit; the fact or state of being deceived; a ruse; a trick

deceive, deceived, deceiving, deceives.transitive verbs
to cause to believe what is not true (he was deceived into believing what the commonality of mankind had accepted); delude; mislead; beguile; betray
deceptive.adjective
tending to deceive; mislead
deceivable.adjective
deceiver-noun
deceivingly.adverb

deceptive.adjective
tending to deceive; misleading
deceptively.adverb
in a deceptive or deceiving manner; so as to deceive
deceptiveness.noun

deceitful.adjective
given to cheating or deceiving; knowing not to do something but doing it anyway for selfish advantage; deliberately.misleading; deceptive; dishonest; beguiling; crooked; corrupt
deceitfully-adverb
deceitfulness-noun

deceit.noun,.plural.deceits
the act or practice of deceiving; deception; a stratagem; a trick; the quality of being deceitful; falseness; deceit is behavior that is deliberately.intended to make people believe something which is not true (they have been involved in a campaign of deceit, example); scriptures on deceit:.Psalms 10:6-11,13; 55:21; Proverbs 6:12-15; 23:6,7

decimate, decimated, decimating, decimates.transitive verb
to remove one tenth of; to select by lot and kill one in every ten of; to punish every tenth person (from decimus, tenth); to destroy or kill a large part of a group
decimation.noun

decipher, deciphered, deciphering, deciphers.transitive verb
to read or interpret.ambiguous, obscure or illegible.matter; solve; to convert from a code or cipher to plain text; decode
decipherable.adjective
decipherer, decipherment.noun

dawdle, dawdled, dawdling, dawdles.verbs
intransitive use.to take more time than necessary (dawdled through breakfast); to move aimlessly or lackadaisically (dawdling on the way to work)
transitive use.to waste time by idling (dawdling the hours away)
dawdler.noun,.plural.dawdlers
dawdlingly.adverb

decree, decreed, decreeing, decrees.verbs
to order, decide.or.appoint by decree
transitive verb use.to ordain, establish or decide by decree
intransitive verb use.to issue a decree
decree, decreer.nouns
a decree is a judgment made by a law court
decreeable.adjective

decrepit.adjective
something that is decrepit has fallen into ruin or disrepair (the old ways of war, hate and greed have contributed to man's increasingly decrepit condition); something or someone who is decrepit is old and weak, worn out, impaired or broken down (the buildings were in a decrepit state)
decrepitly.adverb
decrepitude.noun
the quality or condition of being weakened, worn out, impaired or broken down by old age, illness or hard use (some film sections had been shot in a decrepit old barn)

decry.transitive verb
to depreciate; to express strong disapproval of (decry the emphasis on sex); deprecate; disparage; belittle
decrier.noun

deduce, deduced, deducing, deduces.transitive verbs
to trace the course or derivation of; to conclude, to reach a conclusion by reasoning; to infer from a general principle by deductive reasoning
deducible.adjective
capable of being deduced
deducibility.noun

deduct, deducted, deducting, deducts.verbs
transitive verb use.to take away a quantity from another; subtract; to derive by deduction; deduce
intransitive verb use.to take away a desirable part (a poorly kept up yard both detracts from appearance as well as deducts from the value of the house)
deduction.noun,.plural.deductions
the act of deducting; subtraction; an amount that is or may be deducted; in logic, the act or process of deducing; reasoning from a known principle to an unknown, from the general to the specific, or from a premise to a logical conclusion (opposed to induction); the drawing of a conclusion by reasoning; the process of reasoning in which a conclusion follows necessarily from the stated premises

deductive reasoning.noun
reasoning based on deduction; inference by reasoning from the general to the specific or from cause to effect; a conclusion reached by this myopic process, often in error, as the theory of evolution.elicits
deductive.adjective
deductively.adverb
compare inductive

deem, deemed, deeming, deems.verbs
transitive verb senses.to regard as; consider (deemed the results conclusive); think; believe; to have as an opinion; to come to think or judge; to consider (deemed it wise to go slow); judge 
intransitive verb senses.to have an opinion; to believe; consider

dudhead.noun
a dull witted, sluggish or disappointingly ineffective or unsuccessful person

design, designed, designing, designs.verbs
transitive verb use.to conceive or fashion in the mind (design in the universe); design is the process and art of planning; the design of something is the way in which it has been planned and made; invent (design an electronic machine that cures infectious diseases; Tesla designed and produced inventions. He had over 700 patents); devise (designed a helpful new product); to plan out in systematic, usually graphic form (design a building; design a computer program; a game designed to appeal to all ages)
intransitive verb use.to make or execute plans; to have a goal or purpose in mind; to create designs
design.noun
drawing or sketch; a graphic representation; the purposeful or inventive arrangement of parts or details (the aerodynamic design of an automobile; furniture of simple but elegant design); something designed, especially a decorative or an artistic work; an ornamental pattern; figure (the statue's depiction of the historical figure was of meticulous design); a plan; a reasoned purpose; an intent (it was her design to set up the entire celebration)
designable.adjective

designate, designated, designating, designates.transitive verbs
to indicate or specify; point out; to give a name or title to; characterize; to select and set aside for a duty, an office or a purpose; allocate; appoint
designate.adjective
appointed but not yet installed in office (the commissioner designate)
designative or designatory.adjective
designator.noun
designation.noun,.plural.designations
the act of designating; a marking or pointing out; a distinguishing name or title; name

diametrical also diametric.adjective
exactly.opposite; contrary; of, relating to or along a diameter
diametrically.adverb

diameter.noun,.plural.diameters
Mathematics:.a straight line segment passing through the center of a figure, especially of a circle or sphere and terminating at the periphery; the length of such a segment; thickness or width
diametral.adjective

dilly-dally, dilly-dallied, dilly-dallying, dilly-dallies.intransitive verbs
to waste time, especially in indecision; dawdle or vacillate
dilly-dallier.noun
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