|1||disseminate||(verb) cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"|
|2||dissent||(noun) the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent|
(noun) a difference of opinion
(noun) (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
(verb) withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented"
(verb) be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
(verb) express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
|3||dissipation||(noun) useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"|
(noun) dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
(noun) breaking up and scattering by dispersion; "the dissipation of the mist"
|4||dissolution||(noun) the termination of a relationship|
(noun) the termination of a meeting
(noun) dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
(noun) separation into component parts
(noun) the process of going into solution; "the dissolving of salt in water"
|5||distend||(verb) swell from or as if from internal pressure; "The distended bellies of the starving cows"|
(verb) cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal's body"
(verb) become wider; "His pupils were dilated"
|6||distinct||(adjective satellite) clearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"|
(adjective satellite) recognizable; marked; "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"
(adjective) easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"
(adjective satellite) (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality; "plants of several distinct types"; "the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses"; "gold is distinct from iron"; "a tree related to but quite distinct from the Euro
(adjective satellite) constituting a separate entity or part; "a government with three discrete divisions"; "on two distinct occasions"
|7||distorted||(adjective satellite) having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented; "many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality"; "a perverted translation of the poem"|
(adjective satellite) so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly; "deformed thalidomide babies"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "an ill-shapen vase"; "a limp caused by a malformed foot"; "misshapen old fingers"
(adjective satellite) strained or wrenched out of normal shape; "old trees with contorted branches"; "scorched and distorted fragments of steel"; "trapped under twisted steel girders"
|8||distraught||(adjective satellite) deeply agitated especially from emotion; "distraught with grief"|
|9||distress||(noun) the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landloard's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"|
(noun) psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"
(noun) extreme physical pain; "the patient appeared to be in distress"
(noun) a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need); "a ship in distress"; "she was the classic maiden in distress"
(verb) cause mental pain to; "The news of her child's illness distressed the mother"
|10||divergence||(noun) the act of moving away in different direction from a common point; "an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines"|
(noun) a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion"
(noun) an infinite series that has no limit
(noun) a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean"
|11||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"
|12||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"
|13||divulge||(verb) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring|
|14||doggerel||(noun) a comic verse of irregular measure; "he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"|
|15||dogmatic||(adjective satellite) characterized by arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles|
(adjective) relating to or involving dogma; "dogmatic writings"
|16||dogmatism||(noun) the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot|
|17||dolt||(noun) a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"|
|18||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"
|19||dote||(verb) shower with love; show excessive affection for; "Grandmother dotes on her the twins"|
(verb) be foolish or senile due to old age
|20||drone||(noun) stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen|
(noun) a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone
(noun) an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control
(noun) an unchanging intonation
(noun) someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
(verb) talk in a monotonous voice
(verb) make a monotonous low dull sound; "The harmonium was droning on"
|21||dross||(noun) worthless material that should be removed; "there were impurities in the water"|
(noun) the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
|22||drowsiness||(noun) a very sleepy state; "sleepiness causes many driving accidents"|
|23||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
|24||dud||(noun) an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"|
(noun) an explosion that fails to occur
(noun) someone who is unsuccessful
(adjective satellite) failing to detonate; especially not charged with an active explosive; "he stepped on a dud mine"
|25||dulcet||(adjective satellite) pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"|
(adjective satellite) extremely pleasant in a gentle way; "the most dulcet swimming on the most beautiful and remote beaches"
|26||dupe||(noun) a person who is tricked or swindled|
(verb) fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
|27||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
|28||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
|29||duress||(noun) compulsory force or threat; "confessed under duress"|
|30||dwarf||(noun) a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure|
(noun) a person who is abnormally small
(verb) check the growth of; "the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines"
(verb) make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarves that of last year"
|31||dynamo||(noun) generator consisting of a coil (the armature) that rotates between the poles of an electromagnet (the field magnet) causing a current to flow in the armature|
|32||earthenware||(noun) ceramic ware made of porous clay fired at low heat|
|33||ebullience||(noun) overflowing with enthusiasm|
|34||ebullient||(adjective satellite) joyously unrestrained|
|35||eclectic||(noun) someone who selects according to the eclectic method|
(adjective satellite) selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas
|36||ecumenical||(adjective satellite) of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"|
(adjective satellite) concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions; "ecumenical thinking"; "ecumenical activities"; "the ecumenical movement"
|37||edacious||(adjective satellite) devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"|
|38||eddy||(noun) a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself|
(noun) founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)
(verb) flow in a circular current, of liquids
|39||effete||(adjective satellite) marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay; "a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility"; "a group of effete self-professed intellectuals"|
|40||efficacy||(noun) capacity or power to produce a desired effect; "concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine"|
|41||effrontery||(noun) audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness"|
|42||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"
|43||elaborate||(verb) work out in detail; "elaborate a plan"|
(verb) make more complex, intricate, or richer; "refine a design or pattern"
(verb) add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
(verb) produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product; "The bee elaborates honey"
(adjective satellite) developed or executed with care and in minute detail; "a detailed plan"; "the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan; "the carefully elaborated theme"
(adjective satellite) marked by complexity and richness of detail; "an elaborate lace pattern"
|44||elate||(verb) fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"|
|45||elation||(noun) a feeling of joy and pride|
(noun) an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
|46||electorate||(noun) the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote|
|47||elegy||(noun) a mournful poem; a lament for the dead|
|48||elicit||(verb) derive by reason; "elicit a solution"|
(verb) deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
(verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
|49||eloquence||(noun) powerful and effective language|