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dispelverb

scatter; drive away; cause to vanish Synonym(s): scatter
dispenseverb

distribute; prepare and give out; deal out in parts or portions Synonym(s): distribute
disperseverb

move away from each other; cause to separate; cause to become widely known Synonym(s): scatter
displaceverb

move or shift from the usual place or position, especially to force to leave a homeland Synonym(s): move; replace; substitute
disposedadjective

prepared; inclined; be ready; being particular condition of body or of health
disregardverb

ignore; discount; take no notice of Synonym(s): ignore; discount
dissipateverb

spend or expend wastefully; vanish by dispersion; drive away; disperse Synonym(s): waste; scatter
distressnoun

discomfort; cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to Synonym(s): discomfort; affliction
ditchnoun

trench made in the earth by digging; any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth Synonym(s): trench
divergeverb

vary; go in different directions from the same point Synonym(s): vary
divergencenoun

difference; deviation; separation; the act of moving away in different direction Synonym(s): difference; deviation; separation
diverseadjective

differing in some characteristics; various Synonym(s): various
diversionnoun

act of turning aside; pastime; activity that relaxes or entertains Synonym(s): a turning aside
diversitynoun

point or respect in which things differ; difference Synonym(s): variety
divertverb

distract; withdraw money and move into a different location Synonym(s): distract
divineverb

perceive intuitively; foresee future; have nature of or being a deity
dodgeverb

avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; shifty or ingenious trick
dominantadjective

major; important; outweighing Synonym(s): major; important
dominateverb

monopolize; command; rule; prevail; be prevalent in Synonym(s): monopolize; command; rule
doomnoun

judgment; judicial sentence; penal decree; condemnation
drasticadjective

radical; taking effect violently or rapidly Synonym(s): radical; severe
dreadnoun

fearful or distasteful anticipation; terror; horror Synonym(s): fear; terror; horror
dreadfuladjective

very unpleasant; distasteful or shocking Synonym(s): fearful
drearyadjective

gloomy; dismal; dark, colourless, or cheerless Synonym(s): gloomy; dismal
drenchverb

wet through and through; soak; put potion down throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
driftverb

float; moving aimlessly; wander Synonym(s): float; moving aimlessly; wander
droughtnoun

dry period; aridity; long period of abnormally low rainfall Synonym(s): aridity
drownverb

kill by submerging and suffocating in water; overwhelm in water; deaden one's awareness of
dubiousadjective

questionable; filled with doubt Synonym(s): questionable
durableadjective

lasting; long-lasting; enduring Synonym(s): lasting; enduring

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