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  1. decorum: even the best-mannered students have trouble behaving with decorum on the last day of shcool
    propriety; orderliness and goo taste in manners
  2. deference: in deference to the minister's request. please do not take photographs during the wedding
    courteous regard for another's wish
  3. degradation: some secretaries object to fetching the boss a cup of coffee because they resent the degradation of being made to do such lowly tasks
    humiliation; debasement; degeneration
  4. deleterious: if you believe that smoking is deleterious to your health, then quit!
    harmful
  5. delineate: using only a few descriptive phrases, he delineates the character of the man so well that we can predict his every move
    portray; depict; sketch
  6. deplore: although i deplore the vulgarity of your language, I defend your right to express yourself
    regret; disapprove of
  7. depose: the army attempted to depose the king and set up a military gov't
    dethrone; remove from office
  8. depravity: the depravity of his behavior came to sicken everyone
    extreme corruption; wickedness
  9. deprecate: a firm believer in old-fashioned courtesy, she deprecated the modern tendency to address new acquaintances by her first names
    express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
  10. deride: the critics derided his pretentious dialogue and refused to consider his play seriously
    ridicule; make fun of
  11. derivative: although her early poetry was clearly derivative in nature, the critics thought she had promised and eventually would find her own voice
    unoriginal; derived from another source

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