GRE_WORD_LIST_D

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GRE Vocab D
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  1. Dank

    Damp

  2. Dapper

    Neat and trim

  3. Daunt

    • Intimidate

    • frighten

  4. Dearth

    Scarcity

  5. Debacle

    • Sudden downfall

    • complete disaster

  6. Debilitate

    • Weaken

    • enfeeble

  7. Debonair

    • Friendly

    • aiming to please

  8. Decimate

    • Kill

    • usually one out of ten

  9. Declivity

    Downward slope

  10. D�collet�

    Having a low cut neck line

  11. Decorum

    • Propriety

    • orderliness and good taste in manner

  12. Decrepitude

    State of collapse caused by illness or old age

  13. Default

    Failure to act

  14. Defection

    Desertion

  15. Deference

    Courteous regard for another�s wish

  16. Defile

    • Pollute

    • profane

  17. Degrade

    • Humiliate

    • debase

    • degenerate

  18. Deleterious

    Harmful

  19. Delineate

    • Portray

    • depict

    • sketch

  20. Deluge

    • Flood

    • rush

  21. Denigrate

    Blacken

  22. Denouement

    • Outcome

    • Final development of the plot of a play or other literary work

  23. Depravity

    Extreme corruption or wickedness

  24. Deranged

    Insane

  25. Deride

    • Ridicule

    • make fun of

  26. Derivative

    • Unoriginal

    • obtained from another source

  27. Derogatory

    Expressing a low opinion

  28. Desecrate

    • Profane

    • violate the sanctity of

  29. Desiccate

    Dry up

  30. Despise

    • Look on with scorn

    • regard as worthless or distasteful

  31. Destitute

    Extremely poor

  32. Desultory

    • Aimless

    • haphazard

  33. Deterrent

    Something that discourages

  34. Devoid

    Lacking

  35. Devout

    Pious

  36. Diabolical

    Devilish

  37. Diatribe

    • Bitter scolding

    • invective

  38. Dichotomy

    • Split

    • branching in two parts especially contradicting ones

  39. Diffidence

    Shyness

  40. Diffuse

    • Wordy

    • rambling

    • spread out

  41. Digression

    Wandering away from the subject

  42. Dilate

    Expand

  43. Dilatory

    Delaying

  44. Diminution

    • Lessening

    • reduction in size

  45. Din

    Continued loud noise

  46. Dirge

    Lament with music

  47. Disabuse

    • Correct a false impression

    • undeceive

  48. Discerning

    • Mentally quick and observant

    • having insight

  49. Disconsolate

    Sad

  50. Discordant

    • Not harmonious

    • conflicting

  51. Discredit

    • Defame or destroy confidence in something

    • disbelieve

  52. Discrepancy

    • Lack of consistency

    • difference

  53. Discrete

    • Separate

    • unconnected

  54. Disingenuous

    • Not na�ve

    • sophisticated

  55. Disinterested

    Unprejudiced

  56. Disjointed

    Disconnected

  57. Dismiss

    • Eliminate from consideration

    • reject

  58. Disparage

    Belittle

  59. Disparate

    • Basically different

    • unrelated

  60. Disparity

    Difference or condition of inequality

  61. Dispassionate

    • Calm

    • impartial

  62. Dispirited

    Lacking in spirit

  63. Dissemble

    • Disguise

    • pretend

  64. Dissipate

    • Squander

    • waste

    • scatter

  65. Disseminate

    • Distribute

    • spread

    • scatter

  66. Dissolution

    • Disintegration

    • looseness in morals

  67. Dissonance

    • Discord

    • opposite of harmony

  68. Distend

    • Expand

    • swell out

  69. Distill

    • Purify

    • refine

    • concentrate

  70. Distrait

    Absent minded

  71. Diverge

    • Vary

    • go in different directions from separate points

  72. Divest

    Strip or deprive

  73. Divulge

    Reveal

  74. Document

    Provide written evidence

  75. Doff

    Take off

  76. Dogmatic

    • Opinionated

    • arbitrary

    • doctrinal

  77. Dormant

    • Sleeping

    • lethargic

    • latent

  78. Dotage

    • Senility

    • to become mentally weak due to old age

  79. Dour

    • Sullen

    • stubborn

  80. Droll

    Queer and amusing

  81. Dupe

    Someone easily fooled

  82. Dwindle

    • Shrink

    • reduce

  83. Dainty

    Pretty/delicate(food)/difficult to please

  84. Dawdler

    Person who is slow waste of time

  85. Decree

    Order given by authority

  86. Decry

    Disapprove of

  87. Deferential

    Showing respect

  88. Demagogue

    Person appealing not to reasons

  89. Demur

    To hesitate raise objections

  90. Deposition

    Dethronement depositing

  91. Deprecate

    Protest against express disapproval of

  92. Dereliction

    Deserting and leaving to fall into ruins

  93. Descry

    Catch sight of see something in the distance

  94. Desuetude

    Cessation of use disuse

  95. Detraction

    Slandering verbal attack aspersion

  96. Detumescence

    Diminishing or lessening of swelling

  97. Diaphanous

    Transparent gauzy

  98. Didactic

    Intended to instruct

  99. Discomfit

    Confuse embarrass

  100. Disconcert

    Upset the self-possession of

  101. Discountenance

    Refuse to approve of

  102. Discourse

    Speech lecture

  103. Discreet

    Careful/prudent

  104. Disencumber

    Free from encumbrance

  105. Disheveled

    Untidy

  106. Disinter

    Dig up from the earth

  107. Dislodge

    Move force from the place occupied

  108. Disproof

    Proof to the contrary

  109. Dissent

    Have a different opinion refuse to assent

  110. Divestiture

    Taking off getting rid of giving up

  111. Doggerel

    Trivial poorly constructed verse

  112. Dolt

    Stupid fellow

  113. Dote

    Show much fondness center one's attention

  114. Drawl

    Slow way of speaking

  115. Drone

    Male bee person who isn't self-employed

  116. Dud

    No use person something that fails

  117. Dulcet

    Melodious harmonious

  118. Duplicity

    Deliberate deception

  119. Duress

    Threats to compel smb

  120. Dynamo

    A generator something that produces electric current

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