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dipole.noun
Physics:.a pair of electric charges or magnetic poles (*), of equal magnitude but of opposite sign or polarity, separated by a small distance; the strength of a dipole field's source is called its magnetic moment or the tendency to cause rotation about a point or axis. It is proportional to the amount of current circulating in the source and the area encircled by the current 
Electronics:.an antenna, usually fed from the center, consisting of two equal rods extending outward in a straight line
dipolar-adjective

dire, direr, direst.adjectives
dire is used to emphasize how serious or terrible a situation or event is (dire hunger); dismal, oppressive (dire days); warning of disaster (a dire forecast); desperately.urgent (dire need); extreme (dire poverty)
direly.adverb
direness.noun

disavow, disavowed, disavowing, disavows.transitive verbs
to disclaim knowledge of, responsibility for or association with
disavowable-adjective
disavowal-noun

discernment.noun
the act or process of exhibiting.keen.insight and good judgment; keenness of insight and judgment
discern, discerned, discerning, discerns.verbs
transitive verb use.to perceive with the eyes, ears or intellect; detect; to examine; investigate; to have an inkling about regarding what is good or bad; to dissect so as to gain knowing of; to recognize or comprehend mentally; to perceive or recognize as being different or distinct; distinguish
intransitive verb use.to perceive differences
discerner.noun,.plural.discerners
discernible.adjective
perceptible, as by intuition, the faculty of vision or the intellect
discernibly.adverb

disciple.noun,.plural.disciples
a follower (we follow someone or something so that we can find out, so that we can learn), a learner, a pupil (back then Emmanuel had 120 of them, but what about today?)

disclose, disclosed, disclosing, discloses.transitive verbs
to expose.to view, as by removing a cover; to uncover; to reveal; make known
disclosable.adjective
discloser.noun
disclosure.noun
the act or process of revealing or uncovering; a revelation; something uncovered

disconcert, disconcerted, disconcerting, disconcerts.transitive verbs
to upset the self possession of; ruffle; to feel frustrated after being thrown into disorder; disarranged; feeling somewhat dispossessed of one's confidence and faith (I never expected that and it threw me out of sorts for awhile)
disconcertingly.adverb
disconcerting.adjective
to throw into confusion; to disturb the composure of
disconcertment.noun

discord.noun
lack of agreement among persons, groups or things; tension or strife.resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension; brawling; a confused or harsh sound or mingling of sounds; inharmonious.combination of simultaneously sounded tones in music; dissonance
discord, discorded, discording, discords.intransitive verbs
to fail to agree or harmonize; clash

discordant.adjective
not being in accord; conflicting; inconsistent; disagreeable in sound; harsh or dissonant
discordantly.adverb
discordancy.noun

discouragement.noun,.plural.discouragements
the act of discouraging; the condition of being discouraged; despair; something that discourages; a deterrent
discourage, discouraged, discouraging.transitive verbs
to deprive of courage or confidence; dishearten; to attempt to dissuade
discouragingly.adverb
discourageable.adjective
discourager.noun

discreet.adjective
having or showing discernment or good judgment in conduct and especially in speech; prudent,.especially capable of preserving prudent silence; unpretentious; modest {the warmth and discreet elegance of a civilized home}); unobtrusive; unnoticeable (followed at a discreet distance); wise in overstanding
discreetly.adverb
discreetness, discretion.nouns

discretion.noun,.plural.discretions
discretion is taking time to think about any circumstance or situation before saying anything about it or taking any action; the quality of being discreet; freedom to act or judge on one's own (all the decisions were left to our discretion); ability or power to decide responsibly; prudence; circumspection; individual choice or judgment (left the decision to his discretion); the quality of being discreet; being circumspect in your life; cautious.reserve in speech and action (because she uses discretion she never speaks or acts on the spur-of-the moment); taste; judgment and action; having the ability to make responsible decisions
discretionally.adverb
discretional.adjective

discrete.adjective
individually distinct; consisting of distinct or unconnected elements; non continuous; constituting a separate entity; distinct
discretely.adverb
discreteness.noun

discrepancy.noun,.plural.discrepancies
divergence or disagreement, as between facts or claims; difference; an instance of divergence or disagreement
discrepant.adjective
marked by discrepancy; disagreeing; inconsistent
discrepantly.adverb

digress, digressed, digressing, digresses.intransitive verbs
to turn aside, especially from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray; swerve
digression.noun
the act of digressing; an instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject
digressional.adjective
digressive.adjective
characterized by digressions; rambling
digressively.adverb
digressiveness.noun

demand deposit.noun
a bank deposit that can be withdrawn without advance notice

defile, defiled, defiling, defiles.transitive verbs
if something is defiled it is not up to the standard that is capable of it (corrupt manufacturers making items with built in obsolescence); to cut off from pureness; to debase the pureness or excellence of; corrupt (a country landscape that was defiled by urban sprawl); to profane or sully.(a good name, for example); to make unclean or unfit for ceremonial use; desecrate.(defile a temple); to violate the chastity of; to make filthy or dirty; corrupt; pollute (defile a river with sewage)
defilingly.adverb
defilement.noun,.plural.defilements
defiler.noun,.plural.defilers

disinterest.noun,.plural.disinterests
freedom from selfish bias or self-interest; impartiality; lack of interest; indifference
disinterest.transitive verb
to divest of interest
disinterested.adjective
free of bias and self interest; impartial; not interested; indifferent; having lost interest
disinterestedly.adverb
disinterestedness.noun

deplete, depleted, depleting, depletes.transitive verbs
to decrease the fullness of; use up or empty out (sometimes we just feel despondent and this depletes our energy)
depletable.adjective
depletion.noun,.plural.depletions
the act or process of depleting; the condition or state of being depleted; exhaustion; the gradual use or consumption of a resource, especially a natural resource (after all that exercise my resources need renewing)

decompose, decomposed, decomposing, decomposes.verbs
transitive verb use.to separate into components or basic elements; to cause to rot
intransitive verb use.to become broken down into components; disintegrate; to decay; putrefy
decomposable.adjective
decomposable.noun,.plural.decomposables
decomposability.noun,.plural.decomposabilities

decomposition.noun,.plural.decompositions
the act or result of decomposing; disintegration
decompositional.adjective

demolish, demolished, demolishing, demolishes.transitive verbs
to tear down completely; raze; to do away with completely; put an end to; ruin
demolition.noun,.plural.demolitions
the act or process of wrecking or destroying, especially destruction by explosives
demolitionist.noun,.plural.demolitionists

dispatch, dispatched, dispatching, dispatches.transitive verbs
also spelt.despatch; to relegate to a specific destination or send on specific business; to complete, transact or dispose of promptly; the act of sending off, as to a specific destination; a written message, particularly an official communication, sent with speed
dispatch.noun
an organization or a conveyance for delivering goods

deleterious.adjective
having a harmful effect; injurious
deleteriously.adverb
deleteriousness.noun

die, died, dying, dies.intransitive verbs
to cease living; become dead; expire; to cease existing; subside (the winds died down); become extinct (tribes and tribal customs that died out centuries ago)
die hard.idiom
to continue.resistance against hopeless odds; to change very slowly (habits die hard, so one must be careful, ensuring only positive ones are adopted); to resist against overwhelming, hopeless odds; to take a long time in passing out of existence (prejudices that die hard)

die.noun,.plural.dies
a device used for cutting out, forming or stamping material, such as an engraved metal piece used for impressing a design onto a softer metal, as in coining money; one of several component pieces that are fitted into a diestock to cut threads on screws or bolts; a part on a machine that punches shaped holes in, cuts or forms sheet metal, cardboard or other stock; a metal block containing small conical holes through which plastic, metal or other ductile material is extruded or drawn
die, died, dieing, dies.transitive verbs
to cut, form or stamp with or as if with a die
the die is cast.idiom
the decision has been made and is seemingly.irrevocable

die.noun,.plural.dice
in games, a small cube marked on each side with from one to six dots, usually used in pairs in various games (a game of chance using dice)

dye.noun
a substance used to color materials called dyestuff; a color imparted by dyeing
dye, dyed, dyeing, dyes
transitive verb use.to color a material, especially by soaking in a coloring solution
intransitive verb use.to take on or impart color
dyer.noun

dyed-in-the-wool.adjective
thoroughgoing; out-and-out (a dyed-in-the-wool opinion); dyed before being woven into cloth

dell.noun
a small, secluded, wooded valley

dilute, diluted, diluting, dilutes.transitive verbs
to make thinner or less.concentrated by adding a liquid such as water; to lessen the force, strength, purity or brilliance of, especially by admixture
dilute.adjective
weakened; diluted
diluter.noun,.plural.diluters
dilutive.adjective
dilution.noun,.plural.dilutions
the process of making weaker or less concentrated; a dilute or weakened condition; a diluted substance
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