|1||dissonance||(noun) disagreeable sounds|
(noun) the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience; "modern music is just noise to me"
(noun) a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
|2||dissonant||(adjective satellite) lacking in harmony|
(adjective satellite) characterized by musical dissonance; harmonically unresolved
(adjective) not musical in nature; "the unmusical cry of the bluejay"
|3||distant||(adjective satellite) far distant in space; "distant lands"; "remote stars"; "a remote outpost of civilization"; "a hideaway far removed from towns and cities"|
(adjective satellite) far distant in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future"; "a civilization ten centuries removed from modern times"
(adjective) separated in space or time or coming from or going to a distance; "the distant past"; "distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a distant sound"; "a distant telephone call"
(adjective) far apart in relevance or relationship; "a distant cousin"; "a distant likeness"
(adjective satellite) remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
|4||distention||(noun) the act of expanding by pressure from within|
(noun) the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
|5||dither||(noun) an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"|
(verb) make a fuss; be agitated
(verb) act nervously; be undecided; be uncertain
|6||diverge||(verb) move or draw apart; "The two paths diverge here"|
(verb) be at variance with; be out of line with
(verb) extend in a different direction; "The lines start to diverge here"; "Their interests diverged"
(verb) have no limits as a mathematical series
|7||diverse||(adjective satellite) distinctly dissimilar or unlike; "diverse parts of the country"; "celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"|
(adjective satellite) many and different; "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents"
|8||divestiture||(noun) the sale by a company of a product line or a subsidiary or a division|
(noun) an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior; "the court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly"
|9||docile||(adjective) willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation"|
(adjective satellite) easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"
(adjective satellite) ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters"
|10||document||(noun) anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks|
(noun) writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
(noun) (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using 7-bit ASCII characters
(noun) a written account of ownership or obligation
(verb) support or supply with references; "Can you document your claims?"
(verb) record in detail; "The parents documented every step of their child's development"
|11||doggerel||(noun) a comic verse of irregular measure; "he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"|
|12||dogma||(noun) a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative; "he believed all the Marxist dogma"|
(noun) a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
|13||dogmatic||(adjective satellite) characterized by arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles|
(adjective) relating to or involving dogma; "dogmatic writings"
|14||dormant||(adjective satellite) not active but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened"|
(adjective) of e.g. volcanos; temporarily inactive; "a dormant volcano"
(adjective satellite) in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation; "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs"
|15||doting||(adjective satellite) extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; "adoring grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"|
|16||doughty||(adjective satellite) resolute and without fear|
|17||dowdy||(noun) deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust|
(noun) British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
(adjective satellite) primly out of date; "nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game"
(adjective satellite) lacking in smartness or taste; "a dowdy gray outfit"; "a clean and sunny but completely dowdy room"
|18||dubious||(adjective satellite) fraught with uncertainty or doubt; "they were doubtful that the cord would hold"; "it was doubtful whether she would be admitted"; "dubious about agreeing to go"|
(adjective satellite) not convinced; "they admitted the force of my argument but remained dubious"
(adjective satellite) open to doubt or suspicion; "the candidate's doubtful past"; "he has a dubious record indeed"; "what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false"; "it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought"- Karen
|19||duplicity||(noun) acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another|
(noun) a fraudulent or duplicitous representation
|20||duress||(noun) compulsory force or threat; "confessed under duress"|
|21||earthy||(adjective satellite) conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"|
(adjective satellite) hearty and lusty; "an earthy enjoyment of life"
(adjective satellite) not far removed from or suggestive of nature; "the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of new-mown grass"
(adjective satellite) sensible and practical; "has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem"; "her earthy common sense"
|22||ebullience||(noun) overflowing with enthusiasm|
|23||eccentric||(noun) a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case"|
(noun) a person with an unusual or odd personality
(adjective) not having a common center; not concentric; "eccentric circles"
(adjective satellite) conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "his off-the-wall antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teena
|24||ecclesiastic||(noun) a clergyman or other person in religious orders|
(adjective) of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church); "ecclesiastic history"
|25||eclectic||(noun) someone who selects according to the eclectic method|
(adjective satellite) selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas
|26||economical||(adjective satellite) using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness; "an economic use of home heating oil"; "a modern economical heating system"; "an economical use of her time"|
(adjective satellite) avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great De
(adjective) of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth; "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life"
|27||edifice||(noun) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"|
|28||edify||(verb) make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal"|
|29||educe||(verb) develop or evolve, especially from a latent or potential state|
(verb) deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
|30||efface||(verb) remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps"|
(verb) remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing; "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"
(verb) make inconspicuous; "efface onself"
|31||effeminate||(adjective satellite) characterized by excessive softness or self-indulgence; "an effeminate civilization"|
(adjective satellite) having unsuitable feminine qualities
|32||effervescence||(noun) the property of giving off bubbles|
(noun) the process of bubbling as gas escapes
|33||effigy||(noun) a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"|
|34||effluvium||(noun) a foul-smelling outflow or vapor (especially a gaseous waste)|
|35||effrontery||(noun) audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness"|
|36||effusive||(adjective satellite) extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"|
(adjective satellite) uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in burbly panting tones"
|37||egocentric||(noun) a self-centered person with little regard for others|
(adjective satellite) limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
|38||egress||(noun) the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent|
(noun) the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins"
(noun) (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
(verb) come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
|39||elaboration||(noun) developing in intricate and painstaking detail|
(noun) addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail; "a few remarks added in amplification and defense"; "an elaboration of the idea followed"
(noun) marked by elaborately complex detail
(noun) a discussion that provides additional information
(noun) the result of improving something; "he described a refinement of this technique"
|40||elegy||(noun) a mournful poem; a lament for the dead|
|41||ellipsis||(noun) omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences|
|42||eloquence||(noun) powerful and effective language|
|43||elucidate||(verb) make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"|
(verb) make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
|44||elusive||(adjective satellite) skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline|
(adjective satellite) difficult to describe; "a haunting elusive odor"
(adjective satellite) be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind; "his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change"; "a subtle difference"; "that elusive thing the soul"
|45||emanate||(verb) give out (breath or an odor); "The chimney exhales a thick smoke"|
(verb) proceed or issue forth, as from a source; "Water emanates from this hole in the ground"
|46||embarkation||(noun) the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft|
|47||embellish||(verb) make more beautiful|
(verb) add details to
(verb) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
(verb) be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
|48||eminence||(noun) a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament|
(noun) high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
|49||emollient||(noun) toiletry consisting of any of various substances resembling cream that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin|
(adjective satellite) having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
|50||emulate||(verb) compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with; "This artists's drawings cannot emulate his water colors"|
(verb) imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software
(verb) strive to equal or match, especially by imitating; "He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister"