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dichotomize, dichotomized, dichotomizing, dichotomizes.verbs
transitive verb use.to separate into two parts or classifications
intransitive verb use.to be or become divided into parts or branches; fork
dichotomist, dichotomization.noun

dexterous also dextrous.adjective
skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill or adroitness; done with dexterity
dexterously.adverb
dexterousness.noun

dexterity.noun
skill and grace in physical movement, especially in the use of the hands; adroitness; mental skill or adroitness; cleverness

demoniac, also demoniacal.adjective
possessed, produced, or influenced by a demon (demoniac creatures)
demoniacally.adverb

demon.noun
an evil supernatural being; a devil; a persistently tormenting entity, force, or passion (the demon of {or behind} drug addiction); also daemon or daimon

distress, distressed, distressing, distresses.transitive verbs
to cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to; trouble; worry
distress.noun
anxiety or mental suffering; severe strain resulting from exhaustion or an accident; acute physical discomfort; the condition of being in need of immediate assistance (a motorist in distress)
distressingly.adverb

distressful.adjective
causing or experiencing distress
distressfully.adverb
distressfulness.noun

Dostoyevsky or Dostoevski, Feodor Mikhailovich 1821-1881
Russian writer whose works combine religious mysticism with profound psychological insight. His four great novels are Crime and Punishment 1866, The Idiot 1868-1869, The Possessed 1871 and The Brothers Karamazov 1879-1880.

declare, declared, declaring, declares.verbs
transitive verb use.to make known formally or officially; announce; to state.emphatically or authoritatively; affirm; to reveal or make manifest; show; to make a full statement of (dutiable goods, for example); in games, to designate (a trump suit or no trump) with the final bid of a hand in bridge
intransitive verb use.to make a declaration; to proclaim one's support, choice, opinion, or resolution; assert; to state one's intent; to make clear
declarable.adjective
declarer.noun

declaration.noun
an explicit, formal announcement, either oral or written; the act or process of declaring; a statement of taxable goods or of properties subject to duty
Law formal statement by a plaintiff specifying the facts and circumstances constituting his or her cause of action; an unsworn statement of facts that is admissible as evidence

Declaration of Independence American History
Declaration of Independencethe fundamental document establishing the United States as a nation, adopted on July 4, 1776. The declaration was ordered and approved by the Continental Congress, and written largely by Thomas Jefferson. It declared the Thirteen Colonies represented in the Continental Congress independent from Great Britain, offered reasons for the separation, and laid out the principles for which the Revolutionary War was fought. The signers included John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, and Jefferson. The declaration begins (capitalization and punctuation are modernized): When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to beIndependence Day, U.S.A self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; that, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness. The day of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence is now commemorated as the Fourth day of July, or Independence Day

dissected.adjective
Botany--divided into many deep, narrow segments: dissected leaves
dissect, dissected, dissecting, dissects.transitive verbs
to cut apart or separate (tissue), especially for anatomical study.; to examine, analyze, or criticize in minute detail (dissected the plan afterward to learn why it had failed); analyze
dissectible.adjective
dissector.noun

dandle, dandled, dandling, dandles.transitive verbs
to move (a small child) up and down on the knees or in the arms in a playful way; to pamper or pet
dandle, dandler.nouns

demonstrate, demonstrated, demonstrating, demonstrates.verbs
transitive verb use.to show clearly and deliberately; manifest: demonstrated her skill as a gymnast; demonstrate affection by hugging); to show to be true by reasoning or adducing evidence; prove (demonstrate a proposition); the salesperson plugged in and demonstrated the vacuum cleaner
intransitive verb use.to give a demonstration (described the dance step, then took a partner and demonstrated); to participate in a public display of opinion (demonstrated for clean energy)

demonstration.noun
the act of showing or making evident; an illustration or explanation, as of a theory or product, by exemplification or practical application; a manifestation, as of one's feelings; a public display of group opinion, as by a rally or march (peace demonstrations)

dogged.adjective
stubbornly.persevering; tenacious; obstinate
doggedly.adverb
doggedness.noun

defraud, defrauded, defrauding, defrauds.transitive verbs
to take something from by fraud; swindle.(corrupt governments defraud citizens by evading the truth about resources they own by birthright)
defraudation, defrauder.nouns

drama.noun
a prose or verse composition, especially one telling a serious story, that is intended for representation by actors impersonating the characters and performing the dialogue and action

dramatic.adjective
characterized by or expressive of the action or emotion associated with drama or the theatre (a dramatic rescue at sea); of or relating to drama or the theater; arresting or forceful in appearance or effect (a dramatic sunset)
dramatically.adverb

dialog.or.dialogue.noun
a conversation between two or more people; conversation between characters in a drama or narrative; a literary work written in the form of a conversation (the dialogues of Plato)
dialog, dialoged, dialoging, dialogs.verbs
transitive verb use.to express as or in a dialog
intransitive verb use.to converse in a dialog
dialoger.noun

Devanagari.noun
the alphabet in which Sanskrit and many modern Indian languages are written

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