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GRE D.txt
2011-09-06 06:07:12

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  1. dabble
    work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
  2. dais
    raised platform for speakers or other important people
  3. dally
    trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
  4. dank
    damp; unpleasantly wet
  5. dapper
    neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
  6. dappled
  7. daub
    smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
  8. smear
    spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
  9. smudge
    dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
  10. daunt
    intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
  11. dauntless
    bold; fearless
  12. dawdle
    loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
  13. deadlock
    standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
  14. standstill
    condition of no movement or activity; stop
  15. deadpan
    wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
  16. dearth
  17. d\'eb\^acle
    sudden disastrous downfall or defeat; complete disaster
  18. debase
    degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
  19. kneel
    go down on one's knee(s)
  20. debauch
    corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
  21. seduce
    lead away from proper conduct; entice; ADJ. seductive
  22. debilitate
    weaken (esp. through heat
  23. bout
    match; short period of great activity; Ex. wrestling bout; bout of drinking/flu
  24. debonair
    (of men) friendly
  25. d\'ebris
    rubble; wreckage; scattered remains of something broken or destroyed
  26. debunk
    expose as false
  27. debutante
    young woman making formal entrance into society
  28. debut
    d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
  29. decadence
    decay; fall to a lower level (of morality
  30. decant
    pour off gently (wine or liquid)
  31. decapitate
  32. decelerate
    slow down
  33. deciduous
    falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
  34. decimate
    kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
  35. decipher
    decode; CF. indecipherable
  36. declivity
    downward slope
  37. decollete
    (of a dress) having a low-cut neckline; CF. d\'ecolletage: low neckline (on a dress)
  38. decree
    authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
  39. decomposition
    decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
  40. decorum
    propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
  41. decorous
    proper (in behavior
  42. decoy
    lure or bait; V.
  43. decrepitude
    state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
  44. decrepit
    weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
  45. decry
    express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
  46. deducible
    derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
  47. deface
    mar; disfigure
  48. mar
    spoil the appearance of
  49. defame
    harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
  50. default
    failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
  51. defeatist
    resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
  52. defection
  53. defect
    shortcoming; V: desert (in order to join the opposite one)
  54. defer
    give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect
  55. deference
    courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
  56. defiance
    refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
  57. defile
    pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
  58. definitive
    most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
  59. deflect
    turn aside; turn away from a straight course
  60. defoliate
    destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
  61. defray
    provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
  62. defrock
    strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
  63. frock
    long loose garment (worn by monks)
  64. deft
    neat; skillful
  65. defunct
    dead; no longer in use or existence
  66. degenerate
    become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
  67. degradation
    humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
  68. dishonor
    disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
  69. dehydrate
    remove water from; dry out
  70. deify
    turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
  71. deign
    condescend; stoop
  72. stoop
    bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
  73. delete
    erase; strike out
  74. deleterious
  75. deliberate
    consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
  76. delineate
    portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
  77. delirium
    mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
  78. delta
    flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
  79. delude
  80. deluge
    flood; rush; V.
  81. delusion
    false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
  82. delusive
    deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
  83. delve
    dig; search deeply; investigate
  84. demagogue
    person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
  85. demean
    disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
  86. demeanor
    behavior; bearing
  87. demented
    insane; wacky
  88. demise
  89. demographic
    related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
  90. demolition
    destruction; V. demolish
  91. demoniac(demoniacal)
    fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
  92. fiend
    evil spirit; devil
  93. demotic
    of or pertaining to the people
  94. demur
    object (because of doubts
  95. demure
    (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
  96. denigrate
    blacken; defame
  97. denizen
  98. denotation
    meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
  99. denouement
    final outcome; final development of the plot of a play or other literary work; the end of a story when everything is explained
  100. denounce
    condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
  101. depict
  102. expose
    public revelation of something discreditable
  103. deplete
    reduce; exhaust
  104. deplore
    regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
  105. deploy
    spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
  106. battalion
    army unit made up of four or more companies
  107. depose
    dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
  108. deposition
    testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
  109. depravity
    extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
  110. deprecate
    express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
  111. depreciate
    lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
  112. depredation
    plundering; destruction
  113. deranged
  114. institute
    organization for a special purpose; V: establish
  115. institution
    instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom
  116. institutionalize
    make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
  117. derelict
    negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
  118. dereliction
    neglect of duty; abandonment
  119. deride
    ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
  120. derision
    ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
  121. derivative
    unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
  122. derivation
    deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
  123. dermatologist
    one who studies the skin and its diseases
  124. acne
    skin disease (on the face)
  125. derogatory
    expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
  126. descry
    catch sight of (something distant)
  127. desecrate
    profane; violate the sanctity of
  128. violate
    break (a law); defile; desecrate; assault sexually; Ex. violate graves
  129. desiccate
    dry up
  130. desolate
    (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
  131. desolate
    make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
  132. desperado
  133. desperate
    having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
  134. despise
    look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
  135. despoil
    plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
  136. despondent
    without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
  137. despot
    tyrant; harsh
  138. destitute
    extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
  139. impoverish
    make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
  140. desultory
    aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
  141. detached
    emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
  142. detain
    keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
  143. determinate
    having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
  144. determination
    resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
  145. deterrent
    something that discourages or deters
  146. detonation
  147. detraction
    slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
  148. detrimental
    harmful; damaging; N. detriment
  149. deviate
    turn away from (a principle
  150. devious
    roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
  151. devise
    think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
  152. devoid
    empty; lacking
  153. devolve
    deputize; pass or be passed to others (power
  154. deputize
    work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
  155. devotee
    enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
  156. devout
    pious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest; Ex. my devout hope
  157. dexterous
    skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
  158. diabolical
    diabolic; devilish; fiendish
  159. diadem
  160. dialectical
    relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
  161. diaphanous
    sheer; transparent
  162. diatribe
    bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
  163. dichotomy
    division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
  164. dictum
    authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental
  165. didactic
    (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
  166. die
    metal block used for shaping metal or plastic; device for stamping or impressing; mold; CF. dice
  167. diffidence
    shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
  168. diffuse
    wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
  169. digression
    wandering away from the subject; V. digress
  170. dilapidated
    falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
  171. dilate
    expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
  172. dilatory
    delaying; tending to delay
  173. dilemma
    situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
  174. dilettante
    aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
  175. diligence
    steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
  176. dilute
    make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
  177. diminution
    lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
  178. din
    continued loud noise; V: make a din; instill by wearying repetition
  179. weary
    tired after long work; V.
  180. dinghy
    small boat (often ship's boat)
  181. maroon
    leave helpless on a deserted island or coast; ADJ. red brown
  182. dingy
    (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
  183. dull
    (of colors or surfaces) not bright; cloudy; overcast; boring; (of edge or sound) not sharp; not rapid; sluggish; slow in thinking and understanding; stupid; V.
  184. dint
    means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
  185. diorama
  186. dire
    warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
  187. dirge
    funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
  188. disabuse
    correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
  189. disaffected
    disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
  190. disapprobation
    disapproval; condemnation
  191. disarray
    state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
  192. disavowal
    denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
  193. disband
    dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
  194. disburse
    pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
  195. discernible
    distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
  196. discerning
    mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
  197. disclaim
    disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
  198. disclose
    reveal; N. disclosure
  199. discombobulated
    discomposed; confused
  200. discompose
    disturb the composure of; confuse
  201. discomfit
    frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
  202. disconcert
    confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
  203. disconsolate
    hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
  204. discord
    conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
  205. discordant
    not harmonious; conflicting
  206. discount
    disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
  207. discourse
    serious speech
  208. discredit
    defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
  209. discrepancy
    lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
  210. discrete
    separate; unconnected
  211. discretion
    prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
  212. discriminating
    able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
  213. discriminate
    distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
  214. brisk
    quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
  215. discursive
    (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
  216. disdain
    treat with scorn or contempt
  217. disembark
    debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
  218. disenfranchise
    disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
  219. disengage
    uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
  220. disfigure
    mar the appearance of; spoil
  221. disgorge
    surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
  222. disgruntle
    make discontented
  223. dishearten
  224. disheveled
    untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
  225. disinclination
  226. disingenuous
    not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
  227. disinter
    dig up; unearth; OP. inter
  228. disinterested
    unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
  229. disjointed
    disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
  230. disjunction
    act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
  231. dislodge
    remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
  232. dismantle
    take apart; disassemble
  233. mantle
    loose sleeveless outer garment; cloak; something that covers or envelops; the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
  234. crust
    hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
  235. dismember
    cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
  236. dismiss
    eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
  237. disparage
  238. maneuver(manoeuver)
    strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
  239. disparate
    basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
  240. disparity
    difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
  241. dispassionate
    calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
  242. dispatch
    speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
  243. dispel
    scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
  244. dispense
    distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
  245. disperse
    scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
  246. dispirited
    lacking in spirit
  247. disport
    amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
  248. disputatious
    argumentative; fond of argument
  249. disquietude
    uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
  250. disquisition
    formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
  251. dissection
    analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
  252. dissemble
    disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
  253. disseminate
    distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
  254. dissent
  255. dissertation
    formal essay; treatise
  256. dissident
    dissenting (with an opinion
  257. dissimulate
    pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
  258. dissipate
    squander; waste foolishly; scatter
  259. dissolution
    disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
  260. reduce
    diminish; bring to a weaker or more difficult condition; demote; lower in rank; separate into components by analysis; Ex. reduced to the ranks; Ex. reduce the house to rubble; N. reduction
  261. dissuade
    persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
  262. dissonance
  263. distant
    reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
  264. distend
    expand; swell out
  265. distill
    refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
  266. distinction
    honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
  267. distinct
    clearly different; clearly noticed
  268. distinctive
    clearly different from others of the same kind
  269. distort
    twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
  270. distrait
    absentminded; distracted
  271. distraught
    upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
  272. distract
    take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
  273. diurnal
    daily; occurring during the daytime
  274. diva
    operatic singer; prima donna
  275. diverge
    vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
  276. diverse
    differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity:
  277. diversion
    act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
  278. divest
    strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
  279. divine
    perceive intuitively (by or as if by magic); foresee the future; foretell; dowse; ADJ. N. divination
  280. dowse
    use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
  281. divulge
  282. docile
    obedient; easily managed; submissive
  283. ferocious
    fierce; violent; N. ferocity
  284. docket
    program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
  285. doctrinaire
    unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
  286. doctrine
    teachings in general; particular principle (religious
  287. indoctrinate
    cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
  288. document
    provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.
  289. doddering
    shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
  290. merit
    deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
  291. doff
    take off; OP. don
  292. dogged
    determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
  293. persevere
    continue steadily in spite of difficulties
  294. doggerel
    poor verse
  295. dogmatic
    opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
  296. doldrums
    blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
  297. blues
    state of depression or melancholy; style of slow
  298. dolorous
    sorrowful; N. dolor
  299. dolt
    slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
  300. domicile
    home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
  301. domineer
    rule over tyrannically
  302. dominate
    control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height; ����ٺ���
  303. dominant
    exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
  304. don
    put on; OP. doff
  305. outfit
    clothing or equipment for a special purpose; Ex. cowboy outfit
  306. dormant
    sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
  307. dormer
    window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
  308. dorsal
    relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
  309. dossier
    file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
  310. dotage
    senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
  311. dote
    be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
  312. dour
    sullen; gloomy; stubborn
  313. sullen
    silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
  314. brood
    sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
  315. douse
    plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
  316. dowdy
    untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
  317. downcast
    disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
  318. drab
    dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
  319. draconian
    extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
  320. dregs
    sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
  321. drivel
    nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
  322. nonsense
    speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
  323. dribble
    flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
  324. drip
    fall or let fall in drops; shed drops; N: action or sound of falling in drops; liquid that falls in drops
  325. trickle
    flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
  326. droll
    queer and amusing
  327. queer
    strange; eccentric; deviating from the normal
  328. drone
    idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
  329. drone
    talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
  330. murmur
  331. dross
    waste matter; worthless impurities
  332. drudgery
    hard unpleasant work; menial work
  333. drudge
    do drudgery; N: person who drudges
  334. dubious
    questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
  335. ductile
    malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
  336. dulcet
    sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
  337. dumbfound(dumfound)
    astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded
  338. dupe
    someone easily fooled or deceived; V: deceive
  339. duplicity
    double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
  340. duration
    length of time something lasts
  341. duress
    forcible restraint
  342. dutiful(duteous)
    (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
  343. dwindle
    shrink; reduce gradually
  344. dynamic
    energetic; vigorously active
  345. dynamo
    generator for producing electricity; energetic person
  346. dyspeptic
    suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
  347. dys-
    abnormal; impaired
  348. dyslexia
    word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
  349. dysentery
    inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract