||DAB, v.t.1. To strike gently with the hand; to slap; to box.2. To strike gently with some soft or ...
||DAB'BLE, v.t. [Heb. tabal, or from the root of dip. See dip.] Literally, to dip a little or ...
||DAB'BLER, n.1. One who plays in water or mud.2. One who dips slightly into any thing; one who ...
||DAB'BLING, ppr. Dipping superficially or often; playing in water, or in mud; meddling.
||DAB'CHICK, n. [dab or dip and chick.] A small water-fowl.
||DABSTER, n. One who is skilled; one who is expert; a master of his business.
||DACE, n. A fish, the Cyprinus leuciscus; a small river fish, resembling the roach.
||DACTYL, n. [Gr. A finger; L. probably a shoot.] A poetical foot consisting of three syllables, ...
||DACTYLAR, a. Pertaining to a dactyl; reducing from three to two syllables.
||DACTYLET, n. A dactyl.
||DAC'TYLIC, a. Pertaining to or consisting of dactyls; as dactylic verses; a dactylic flute, a ...
||DAC'TYLIST, n. One who writes flowing verse.
||DACTYLOL'OGY, n. The act or the art of communicating ideas or thoughts by the fingers. Deaf and ...
||DAD'DLE, v.i. To walk with tottering, like a child or an old man.
||DADDY, n. Father; a word used by infants, from whom it is taken. The first articulations of ...
||DADE, v.t. To hold up by leading strings.
||D'ADO, n. The plain part of a column between the base and the cornice; the die; a cubical base of ...
||DAE'DAL, a. [Gr., an ingenious artist.] 1. Various; variegated.2. Skilful.
||DAEDALIAN, [See Dedalian]
||DAFF, or DAFFE, A stupid blockish fellow.DAFF, v.t. To daunt.DAFF, v.t. To toss aside; to put ...
||DAF'FODIL, n. A plant of the genus Narcissus, of several species. These have a bulbous root, and ...
||DAG, n. A dagger; a hand-gun; a pistol.DAG, n. Dew.DAG, n.1. a loose end, as of locks of wool; ...
||DAG'GER, n. 1. A short sword; a poniard.2. In fencing schools, a blunt blade of iron with a ...
||DAG'GERS-DRAWING, n. The act of drawing daggers; approach to open attack or to violence; a ...
||DAG'GLE-TAIL, a. Having the lower ends of garments defiled with mud.
||DAG'GLE, v.t. To trail in mud or wet grass; to befoul; to dirty, as the lower end of a ...
||DAG'GLED, pp. Dipped or trailed in mud or foul water; befouled.
||DAG'GLING, ppr. Drawing along in mud or foul water.
||DA'ILY, a. Happening or being every day; done day by day; bestowed or enjoyed every day; as daily ...
||DA'INTILY, adv. 1. Nicely; elegantly; as a hat daintily made.2. Nicely; fastidiously; with nice ...
||DA'INTINESS, n. 1. Delicacy; softness; elegance; nicety; as the daintiness of the limbs.2. ...
||DA'INTY, a. 1. Nice; pleasing to the palate; of exquisite taste; delicious; as dainty food.2. ...
||DA'IRY, n. 1. Milk, and all that concerns it, on a farm; or the business of managing milk, and of ...
||DA'IRYHOUSE, or DAIRYROOM, n. A house or room appropriated to the management of milk.
||DA'IRYMAID, n. A female servant whose business is to manage milk.
||DA'ISIED, a. Full of daisies; adorned with daisies.
||DA'ISY, n. A plant of the genus Bellis, of several varieties. The blue daisy belongs to the genus ...
||DA'KER-HEN, n. A fowl of the gallinaceous kind, somewhat like a patridge or quail. The corn-crake ...
||DA'KIR, n. In English statutes, ten hides, or the twentieth part of a last of hides.
||DALE, n. A low place between hills; a vale or valley.
||DAL'LIANCE, n. 1. Literally, delay; a lingering; appropriately, acts of fondness; interchange of ...
||DAL'LIER, n. One who fondles; a trifler; as a dallier with pleasant words.
||DAL'LING, ppr. Delaying; procrastinating; trifling; wasting time in idle amusement; toying; ...
||DAL'LY, v.i.1. Literally, to delay; to linger; to wait. Hence.2. To trifle; to lose time in ...
||DAM, n.1. A female parent; used of beasts, particularly of quadrupeds.2. A human mother, in ...
||DAMAGE-FEASANT, a. Doing injury; trespassing, as cattle.
||DAM'AGE, n.[This word seems to be allied to the Greek, a fine or mulet.]1. Any hurt, injury or ...
||DAM'AGEABLE, a.1. That may be injured or impaired; susceptible of damage; as damageable goods.2. ...
||DAM'AGED, pp. Hurt; impaired; injured.
||DAM'AGING, ppr. Injuring; impairing.
||DAM'ASCENE, n.1. A particular kind of plum, now pronounced damson, which see.2. It may be locally ...
||DAM'ASK-PLUM, n. A small black plum.
||DAM'ASK-ROSE, n. A species of rose which is red, and another which is white.
||DAM'ASK, n.1. A silk stuff, having some parts raised above the ground, representing flowers and ...
||DAMASKEE'NED, pp. Carved into figures and inlaid with gold or silver wire.
||DAMASKEE'NING, ppr. Engraving and adorning with gold or silver wire inlaid.DAMASKEE'NING, n. The ...
||DAM'ASKEN or DAM'ASKEEN, v.t. To make incisions in iron, steel, &c., and fill them with gold or ...
||DAM'ASKIN, n. A saber, so called from the manufacture of Damascus.
||DAME, n. [Gr., to subdue] Literally, a mistress; hence, a lady; a title of honor to a woman. It ...
||DAME'S-VIOLET or DAME-WORT, n. A plant of the genus Hesperis; called also queen's gilliflower, or ...
||DA'MIANISTS, in church history, a sect who denied any distinction in the Godhead; believing in one ...
||DAMN, v.t.1. To sentence to eternal torments in a future state; to punish in hell.2. To condemn; ...
||DAM'NABLE, a. 1. That may be damned or condemned; deserving damnation; worthy of eternal ...
||DAM'NABLENESS, n. The state or quality of deserving damnation.
||DAM'NABLY, adv. 1. In a manner to incur eternal punishment, or so as to exclude mercy.2. In a low ...
||DAMNA'TION, n. 1. Sentence or condemnation to everlasting punishment in the future state; or the ...
||DAM'NATORY, a. Containing a sentence of condemnation.
||DAM'NED, pp.1. Sentenced to everlasting punishment in a future state; condemned.2. a. Hateful; ...
||DAMNIF'IC, a. Procuring loss; mischievous.
||DAM'NIFIED, pp. Injured; endamaged.
||DAM'NIFY, v.t.1. To cause loss or damage to; to hurt in estate or interest; to injure; to ...
||DAM'NIFYING, ppr. Hurting; injuring; impairing.
||DAM'NING, ppr.1. Dooming to endless punishment; condemning.2. a. That condemns or exposes to ...
||DAM'NINGNESS, n. Tendency to bring damnation.
||DAMP, a.1. Moist; humid; being in a state between dry and wet; as a damp cloth; damp air; ...
||DAMP'ED, pp. Chilled; depressed; abated; weakened; checked; discouraged.
||DAMP'ER, n. 1. That which damps or checks; a valve or sliding plate in a furnace to stop or lessen ...
||DAMP'ING, ppr. Chilling; deadening; dejecting; abating; checking; weakening.
||DAMP'ISH, a. Moderately damp, or moist.
||DAMP'ISHNESS, n. A moderate degree of dampness, or moistness; slight humidity.
||DAMP'NESS, n. Moisture; fogginess; moistness; moderate humidity; as the dampness of the air, of ...
||DAMPS, n. [See Damp]
||DAMP'Y, a. Dejected; gloomy.
||DAM'SEL, n. A young woman. Formerly, a young man or woman of noble or genteel extraction; as ...
||DAM'SON, n. The fruit of a variety of the Prunus domestica; a small black plum.
||DAN, n. A title of honor equivalent to master; used by Shakspeare, Prior, &c., but now obsolete.
||D'ANCE, v.i.1. Primarily, to leap or spring; hence, to leap or move with measured steps, regulated ...
||D'ANCER, n. One who practices dancing, or is skilful in the performance.
||D'ANCING-MASTER, n. One who teaches the art of dancing.
||D'ANCING-SCHOOL, n. A school in which the art of dancing is taught.
||D'ANCING, ppr. Leaping and stepping to the sound of the voice or of an instrument; moving in ...
||DAN'DELION, n. A well known plant of the genus Leontodon, having a naked stalk, with one large ...
||DAN'DIPRAT, n. A fellow; an urchin; a word of fondness or contempt.
||DAN'DLED, pp. Danced on the knee, or in the arms; fondled; amused by trifles or play.
||DAN'DLER, n. One who dandles or fondles children.
||DAN'DLING, ppr. Shaking and jolting on the knee; moving about in play or for amusement, as an ...
||DANDRUFF, n. A scurf which forms on the head, and comes off in small scales or particles.
||DAN'DY, n. In modern usage, a male of the human species, who dresses himself like a doll and who ...
||DAN'DYISM, n. The manners and dress of a dandy.
||DANE, n. A native of Denmark.
||DA'NEGELT, n. In England, an annual tax formerly laid on the English nation, for maintaining ...
||DA'NEWORT, n. A plant of the genus Sambucus; a species of elder, called dwarf-elder or wall-wort.
||DANGER, n. Peril; risk; hazard; exposure to injury, loss, pain or other evil.Our craft is in ...
||DANGERLESS, a. Free from danger; without risk.
||DANGEROUS, a. 1. Perilous; hazardous; exposing to loss; unsafe; full of risk; as a dangerous ...
||DANGEROUSNESS, n. Danger; hazard; peril; a state of being exposed to evil; as the dangerousness of ...
||DAN'GLE, v.i.1. To hang loose, flowing, shaking or waving; to hang and swing.He'd rather on a ...
||DAN'GLER, n. One who dangles or hangs about.
||DAN'GLING, ppr. Hanging loosely; busily or officiously adhering to.
||DA'NISH, n. The language of the Danes.
||DANK, a. Damp; moist; humid; wet.DANK, n. Moisture; humidity.
||DANK'ISH, a. Somewhat damp.
||DANK'ISHNESS, n. Dampness; humidity.
||DA'OURITE, n. A mineral, called rubellite, resembling shorl, but differing from it in chimical ...
||DAP, v.i. To drop or let fall into the water; a word used by anglers.
||DAPH'NATE, n. A compound of the bitter principle of the Daphne Alpina with a base.
||DAPH'NIN, n. The bitter principle of the Daphne Alpina, discovered by Vauquelin. It is obtained ...
||DAP'IFER, n. One who brings meat to the table. Formerly, the title or office of the grand-master ...
||DAP'PER, a. Active; nimble; brisk; or little and active; neat; tight; as a dapper fellow; a dapper ...
||DAP'PERLING, n. A dwarf; a dandiprat.
||DAP'PLE, a. Marked with spots; spotted; variegated with spots of different colors or shades of ...
||DAP'PLED, pp. Spotted; variegated with spots of different colors or shades of color.
||DAP'PLING, ppr. Variegating with spot.
||DAR or DART, n. A fish found in the Severn.
||DARE, v.i. pret. durst. To have courage to any purpose; to have strength of mind or hardihood to ...
||DA'RED, pp. Challenged; defied.
||DA'REFUL, a. Full of defiance.
||DA'RER, n. One who dares or defies.
||DAR'IC, n. A gold coin of Darius the Mede, value about 556 cents.
||DA'RING, ppr.1. Having courage sufficient for a purpose; challenging; defying. 2. a. Bold; ...
||DA'RINGLY, adv. Boldly; courageously; fearlessly; impudently.The principles of our holy religion ...
||DA'RINGNESS, n. Boldness; courageousness; audaciousness.
||D'ARK-HOUSE, n. An old word for a madhouse.
||D'ARK-WORKING, a. Working in darkness or in secrecy.
||D'ARK, a.1. Destitute of light; obscure. A dark atmosphere is one which prevents vision.2. ...
||D'ARKEN, v.i. To grow dark or darker; also, to grow less white or clear.
||D'ARKENED, pp. Deprived of light; obscured; rendered dim; made black; made ignorant.
||D'ARKENING, ppr. Depriving of light; obscuring; making black or less white or clear; clouding.
||D'ARKISH, a. Dusky; somewhat dark.
||D'ARKLING, a. Being in the dark, or without light; a poetical word.
||D'ARKLY, adv. Obscurely; dimly; blindly; uncertainly; with imperfect light, clearness or ...
||D'ARKNESS, n.1. Absence of light.And darkness was on the face of the deep. Gen. i.2. Obscurity; ...
||D'ARKSOME, a. Dark; gloomy; obscure; as a darksome house; a darksome cloud.
||D'ARLING, a. Dearly beloved; favorite; regarded with great kindness and tenderness; as a darling ...
||D'ARN, v.t. To mend a rent or hole, by imitating the texture of the cloth or stuff with yarn or ...
||D'ARNEL, n. A plant of the genus Lolium, a kind of grass; the most remarkable species are the red ...
||D'ARNER, n. One who mends by darning.
||D'ARNING, ppr. Mending in imitation of the original texture; sewing together; as a torn stocking, ...
||DAR'RAIN, v.t. To prepare, or to order; or to try; to endeavor; to prove; to apply to the ...
||D'ART, n. [Gr., a spear or lance.] 1. A pointed missile weapon to be thrown by the hand; a short ...
||D'ARTED, pp. Thrown or hurled as a pointed instrument; sent with velocity.
||D'ARTER, n. One who throws a dart.
||D'ARTING, ppr. Throwing, as a dart; hurling darts; flying rapidly.
||DASH, v.t.1. To strike suddenly or violently, whether throwing or falling; as, to dash one stone ...
||DASH'ED, pp. Struck violently; driven against; bruised, broken or scattered by collision; ...
||DASH'ING, ppr.1. Driving and striking against; striking suddenly or violently; breaking or ...
||DAS'TARD, n. A coward; a poltroon; one who meanly shrinks from danger.DAS'TARD, a. Cowardly; ...
||DAS'TARDIZE, v.t. To make cowardly.
||DAS'TARDLINESS, n. Cowardliness.
||DAS'TARDLY, Cowardly; meanly timid; base; sneaking.
||DAS'TARDNESS, n. Cowardliness; mean timorousness.
||DAS'TARDY, n. Cowardliness; base timidity.
||DA'TA, n. plu. Things given, or admitted; quantities, principles or facts given, known, or ...
||DA'TARY, n.1. An officer of the chancery of Rome, who affixes the datum Roma to the pope's ...
||DA'TE-TREE, n. The tree that bears dates; the great palm-tree.
||DATE, n.1. That addition to a writing which specifies the year, month and day when it was given or ...
||DA'TED, pp. Having the time of writing or execution specified; having the time of happening ...
||DA'TELESS, a. Having no date; having no fixed term.DA'TER, n. One that dates.DA'TING, ppr. ...
||DA'TER, n. One that dates.DA'TING, ppr. Expressing the time of writing or of executing a paper or ...
||DA'TING, ppr. Expressing the time of writing or of executing a paper or instrument; noting the ...
||DA'TIVE, a. In grammar, the epithet of the case of nouns, which usually follows verbs that express ...
||DAT'OLITE or DATH'OLITE, n. The siliceous borate of lime, a mineral of two subspecies, the common ...
||DA'TUM, n. Something given or admitted.DATU'RA, n. A vegeto-alkali obtained from Datura ...
||DATU'RA, n. A vegeto-alkali obtained from Datura stramonium.DAUB, v.t.
||DAUB'ED, pp. Smeared with soft adhesive matter; plastered; painted coarsely; disguised; loaded ...
||DAUB'ER, n. One who daubs; a coarse painter; a low and gross flatterer. DAUB'ING, ppr. ...
||DAUB'ING, ppr. Plastering; painting coarsely; disguising clumsily; decking ostentatiously; ...
||DAUB'RY or DAUB'ERY, n, A daubing; any thing artful.DAUB'Y, a. Viscous; glutinous; slimy; ...
||DAUB'Y, a. Viscous; glutinous; slimy; adhesive.DAUGHTER, n,
||DAUGH'TERLY, a. Becoming a daughter; dutiful.D'AUNT, v.t. To repress or subdue courage; to ...
||D'AUNT, v.t. To repress or subdue courage; to intimidate; to dishearten; to check by fear of ...
||D'AUNTED, pp. Checked by fear; intimidated.D'AUNTING, ppr. Repressing courage; intimidating; ...
||D'AUNTING, ppr. Repressing courage; intimidating; disheartening.D'AUNTLESS, a. Bold; fearless; ...
||D'AUNTLESS, a. Bold; fearless; intrepid; not timid; not discouraged; as a dauntless hero; a ...
||D'AUNTLESSNESS, n. Fearlessness; intrepidity.DAU'PHIN, n. The eldest son of the king of France, ...
||DAU'PHIN, n. The eldest son of the king of France, and presumptive heir of the crown.DAU'PHINESS, ...
||DAU'PHINESS, n. The wife or lady of the dauphin.DAVINA, n. A new Vesuvian mineral of a hexahedral ...
||DAVINA, n. A new Vesuvian mineral of a hexahedral form and laminar texture; so called in honor of ...
||DAV'IT, n. A beam used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top ...
||DAW, v.i. To dawn.DAW'DLE, v.i. To waste time; to trifle.DAW'DLER, n. A trifler.DAWK, v.t. To ...
||DAW'DLE, v.i. To waste time; to trifle.DAW'DLER, n. A trifler.DAWK, v.t. To cut or mark with an ...
||DAW'DLER, n. A trifler.DAWK, v.t. To cut or mark with an incision.DAWN, v.i.
||DAWK, v.t. To cut or mark with an incision.DAWN, v.i.
||DAWN'ING, ppr. 1. Growing light; first appearing luminous; opening; as the dawning day.
||DA'YBED, n. A bed used for idleness, indulgence, or rest during the day.DA'YBOOK, n. A journal of ...
||DA'YBOOK, n. A journal of accounts; a book in which are recorded the debts and credits or accounts ...
||DA'YBREAK, n. The dawn or first appearance of light in the morning.DA'YCOAL, n. A name given by ...
||DA'YCOAL, n. A name given by miners to the upper stratum of coal.DA'YDREAM, n. A vision to the ...
||DA'YDREAM, n. A vision to the waking senses.DA'YFLOWER, n. A genus of plants, the ...
||DA'YFLOWER, n. A genus of plants, the Commelina.DA'YFLY, n. A genus of insects that live one day ...
||DA'YFLY, n. A genus of insects that live one day only, or a very short time called Ephemera. The ...
||DA'YLABOR, n. Labor hired or performed by the day.DAYLABORER, n. One who works by the ...
||DAYLABORER, n. One who works by the day.DAY'LIGHT, n. The light of the day; the light of the sun, ...
||DAY'LIGHT, n. The light of the day; the light of the sun, as opposed to that of the moon or of a ...
||DA'YLILY, n. The same with asphodel. A species of Hemerocallis.DA'YLY, a. The more regular ...
||DA'YLY, a. The more regular orthography of daily.DA'YSMAN, n. An umpire or arbiter; a mediator.
||DA'YSMAN, n. An umpire or arbiter; a mediator.
||DA'YSPRING, n. The dawn; the beginning of the day, or first appearance of light.
||DA'YSTAR, n. The morning star, Lucifer, Venus; the star which precedes the morning light.DA'YTIME, ...
||DA'Y'SWORK, n. The work of one day. Among seamen, the account or reckoning of a ship's course for ...
||DA'YTIME, n. The time of the sun's light on the earth; as opposed to night.DA'YWEARIED, a. ...
||DA'YWEARIED, a. Wearied with the labor of the day.DA'YWORK, Work by the day; daylabor. DA'Y'SWORK, ...
||DA'YWORK, Work by the day; daylabor. DA'Y'SWORK, n. The work of one day. Among seamen, the ...
||DAZE, v.t. To overpower with light; to dim or blind by too strong a light, or to render the sight ...
||DAZ'ZLED, pp. Made wavering, as the sight; overpowered or dimmed by a too strong ...
||DAZ'ZLEMENT, n. The act or power of dazzling.DAZ'ZLING, ppr. Rendering unsteady or wavering as ...
||DAZ'ZLING, ppr. Rendering unsteady or wavering as the sight; overpowering by a strong light; ...
||DAZ'ZLINGLY, adv. In a dazzling manner.DE, a Latin prefix, denotes a moving from, separation; as ...
||DE, a Latin prefix, denotes a moving from, separation; as in debark, decline, decease, deduct, ...
||DE'ACON, n. [Gr., a minister or servant.]
||DE'ACONESS, n. A female deacon in the primitive church.DE'ACONRY or DE'ACONSHIP, n. The office, ...
||DE'ACONRY or DE'ACONSHIP, n. The office, dignity or ministry of a deacon or deaconess.DEAD,
||DEAD-DRUNK, a. So drunk as to be incapable of helping one's self.DEAD'EN, v.t. ded'n.
||DEAD-HEARTEDNESS, n. Having a dull, faint heart.DEAD'-LIFT, n. A heavy weight; a hopeless ...
||DEAD-RECKONING, n. In navigation, the judgment or estimation of the place of a ship, without any ...
||DEAD'EN, v.t. ded'n.
||DEAD'LIHOOD, n. The state of the dead.DEAD'LINESS, n. ded'liness. The quality of being ...
||DEAD'LINESS, n. ded'liness. The quality of being deadly.DEAD'LY, a. ded'ly.
||DEADLY-CARROT, n. A plant of the genus Thapsia.DEADLY-NIGHTSHADE, n. A plant of the genus ...
||DEADLY-NIGHTSHADE, n. A plant of the genus Atropa.DEAD'NESS, n. ded'ness.
||DEAD'LY, a. ded'ly.
||DEAD'NESS, n. ded'ness.
||DEAD'NETTLE, n. A plant of the genus Lamium, and another of the genus Galeopsis.DEAD'PLEDGE, n. ...
||DEAD'PLEDGE, n. A mortgage or pawning of things, or thing pawned.DEAD-RECKONING, n. In ...
||DEAD'WATER, n. The eddy water closing in with a ship's stern, as she passes through the ...
||DEAD'WOOD, n. Blocks of timber laid on the keel of a ship, particularly at the ...
||DEAD'WORKS, n. The parts of a ship which are above the surface of the water, when she is balanced ...
||DEAF, n. deef.
||DE'AFEN, v.t. dee'fn.
||DE'AFLY, adv. dee'fly. Without sense of sounds; obscurely heard.DE'AFNESS, n, dee'fness.
||DE'AFNESS, n, dee'fness.
||DEAL, v.t. pret. and pp. dealt, pron. delt.
||DEAL'BATE, n.t. To whiten.DEALBA'TION, n. The act of bleaching; a whitening.DE'ALER, n.
||DEALBA'TION, n. The act of bleaching; a whitening.DE'ALER, n.
||DEAMBULA'TION, n. The act of walking abroad.DEAM'BULATORY, a. Pertaining to walks.DEAM'BULATORY, ...
||DEAM'BULATORY, a. Pertaining to walks.DEAM'BULATORY, n. A place to walk in.DEAN, n.
||DEAN'SHIP, n. The office of a dean.DEAR, a.
||DE'ARBOUGHT, a. Purchased at a high price; as dearbought experience; dearbought ...
||DE'ARLING, (See Darling)DE'ARLOVED, a. Greatly beloved.DE'ARLY, adv.
||DE'ARLOVED, a. Greatly beloved.DE'ARLY, adv.
||DEARN, a. Lonely; solitary; melancholy.DE'ARNESS, n.
||DEARNLY, adv. Secretly; privately.DEARTH, n. derth.
||DEARTH, n. derth.
||DEARTIC'ULATE, v.t. To disjoint.DEATH, n. deth.
||DEATH-BED, n. deth'-bed. The bed on which a person dies or is confined in his last ...
||DEATH-DARTING, a. Darting or inflicting death.DEATH'S-DOOR, n. A near approach to death; the ...
||DEATH'-WATCH, n. A small insect whose ticking is weakly supposed, by superstitious and ignorant ...
||DEATH, n. deth.
||DEATH'FUL, a. Full of slaughter; murderous; destructive.
||DEATH'FULNESS, n. Appearance of death.DEATH'LESS, a. Immortal; not subject to death, destruction ...
||DEATH'LESS, a. Immortal; not subject to death, destruction or extinction; as deathless beings; ...
||DEATH'S-DOOR, n. A near approach to death; the gates of death.DEATH'FUL, a. Full of slaughter; ...
||DEATH'S-MAN, n. An executioner; a hangman.DEATH'-SHADOWED, a. Surrounded by the shades of death.
||DEATH'WARD, adv. Toward death.DEATH'-WATCH, n. A small insect whose ticking is weakly supposed, ...
||DEAU'RATE, v.t. To gild.DEAU'RATE, a. Gilded.DEBAC'LE, n. A breaking or bursting forth.
||DEBAC'LE, n. A breaking or bursting forth.
||DEB'AR, v.t. To cut off from entrance; to preclude; to hinder from approach, entry or enjoyment; ...
||DEB'ARK, v.t. To land from a ship or boat; to remove from on board any water-craft, and place on ...
||DEBARKA'TION, n. The act of disembarking.DEB'ARKED, pp. Removed to land from on board a ship or ...
||DEB'ARKED, pp. Removed to land from on board a ship or boat.DEB'ARKING, ppr. Removing from a ship ...
||DEB'ARKING, ppr. Removing from a ship to the land; going from on board a vessel.DEB'ARRED, pp. ...
||DEB'ARRED, pp. Hindered from approach, entrance or possession.DEB'ARRING, ppr. Preventing from ...
||DEB'ARRING, ppr. Preventing from approach, entrance or enjoyment.DEBA'SE, v.t.
||DEBA'SED, pp. Reduced in estimated rank; lowered in estimation; reduced in purity, fineness, ...
||DEBA'SEMENT, n. The act of debasing; degradation; reduction of purity, fineness, quality or value; ...
||DEBA'SER, n. One who debases or lowers in estimation, or in value; one who degrades or renders ...
||DEBA'TABLE, a. That may be debated; disputable; subject to controversy or contention; as a ...
||DEBA'TED, pp. Disputed; argued; discussed.DEBA'TEFUL, a.
||DEBA'TEFULLY, adv. With contention.DEBA'TEMENT, n. Controversy; deliberation.DEBA'TER, n. One ...
||DEBA'TEMENT, n. Controversy; deliberation.DEBA'TER, n. One who debates; a disputant; a ...
||DEBA'TER, n. One who debates; a disputant; a controvertist.DEBA'TING, ppr. Disputing; discussing; ...
||DEBA'TING, ppr. Disputing; discussing; contending by arguments.DEBAUCH', v.t. [The general sense ...
||DEBAUCH', v.t. [The general sense of debauch, in English, is to lead astray, like seduce.]
||DEBAUCH'ED, pp. Corrupted; vitiated in morals or purity of character.DEBAUCH'EDLY, adv. In a ...
||DEBAUCH'EDLY, adv. In a profligate manner.DEBAUCH'EDNESS, n. Intemperance.DEBAUCHEE', n. A man ...
||DEBAUCH'EDNESS, n. Intemperance.DEBAUCHEE', n. A man given to intemperance, or bacchanalian ...
||DEBAUCHEE', n. A man given to intemperance, or bacchanalian excesses. But chiefly, a man ...
||DEBAUCH'ER, n. One who debauches or corrupts others; a seducer to lewdness, or to any dereliction ...
||DEBAUCH'MENT, n. The act of debauching or corrupting; the act of seducing from virtue or duty.
||DEBELLA'TION, n. The act of conquering or subduing.DEBEN'TURE, n. [Fr. from L. debeo, to owe.]
||DEBEN'TURE, n. [Fr. from L. debeo, to owe.]
||DEBEN'TURED, a. Debentured goods are those for which a debenture has been given, as being entitled ...
||DEB'ILE, a. Relaxed; weak; feeble; languid; faint; without strength.DEBIL'ITATE, v.t. To weaken; ...
||DEBIL'ITATE, v.t. To weaken; to impair the strength of; to enfeeble; to make faint or languid. ...
||DEBIL'ITATED, pp. Weakened; enfeebled; relaxed.DEBIL'ITATING, ppr. Weakening; enfeebling; ...
||DEBIL'ITATING, ppr. Weakening; enfeebling; impairing strength.DEBILITA'TION, n. The act of ...
||DEBILITA'TION, n. The act of weakening; relaxation.DEBIL'ITY, n. Relaxation of the solids; ...
||DEBIL'ITY, n. Relaxation of the solids; weakness; feebleness; languor of body; faintness; ...
||DEB'IT, n. [L. debitum, from debeo, to owe.] Debt. It is usually written debt. But it is used ...
||DEB'ITOR, n. A debtor.DEBOISE,DEBOISH, for debauch.DEBONNA'IR, a. Civil; wellbred; complaisant; ...
||DEBOISE,DEBOISH, for debauch.DEBONNA'IR, a. Civil; wellbred; complaisant; elegant.DEBOUCH, v.i. ...
||DEBOISH, for debauch.DEBONNA'IR, a. Civil; wellbred; complaisant; elegant.DEBOUCH, v.i. To issue ...
||DEBONNA'IR, a. Civil; wellbred; complaisant; elegant.DEBOUCH, v.i. To issue or march out of a ...
||DEBOUCH, v.i. To issue or march out of a narrow place, or from defiles, as troops.DEBRIS, n. ...
||DEBRIS, n. debree'. Fragments; rubbish; ruins; applied particularly to the fragments of ...
||DEBT, n. det. [L. debitum, contracted.]
||DEBT'ED, pp. det'ted. Indebted; obliged to.DEBTEE', n. dettee'. A creditor; one to whom a debt ...
||DEBTEE', n. dettee'. A creditor; one to whom a debt is due.DEBT'LESS, a. det'less. Free from ...
||DEBT'LESS, a. det'less. Free from debt.DEBT'OR, n. det'tor.
||DEBT'OR, n. det'tor.
||DEC'ACHORD,DECACHORD'ON, n. [Gr. ten or string]
||DECACHORD'ON, n. [Gr. ten or string]
||DEC'ADAL, a. Pertaining to ten; consisting of tens.DEC'ADE, n. [Gr., ten.] The sum or number of ...
||DEC'ADE, n. [Gr., ten.] The sum or number of ten; an aggregate consisting of ten; as a decade of ...
||DECA'DENCE,DECA'DENCY, n. Decay. DEC'AGON, n. [Gr., ten and corner.] In geometry, a plane figure ...
||DECA'DENCY, n. Decay. DEC'AGON, n. [Gr., ten and corner.] In geometry, a plane figure having ten ...
||DEC'AGON, n. [Gr., ten and corner.] In geometry, a plane figure having ten sides and ten ...
||DEC'AGRAM, n. [Gr., ten and a weight.] A French weight of ten grams, or 154 grains, 44 decimals, ...
||DEC'AGYN, n. [Gr., ten and female.] In botany, a plant having ten pistils.DECAGYN'IAN, a. Having ...
||DECAGYN'IAN, a. Having ten pistils.DECAHE'DRAL, a. Having ten sides.DECAHE'DRON, n. [Gr., ten ...
||DECAHE'DRAL, a. Having ten sides.DECAHE'DRON, n. [Gr., ten and a base.] In geometry, a figure or ...
||DECAHE'DRON, n. [Gr., ten and a base.] In geometry, a figure or body having ten sides.DEC'ALITER, ...
||DEC'ALITER, n. [Gr., ten and liter.] A French measure of capacity, containing ten liters, or ...
||DECAL'OGIST, n. One who explains the decalogue.DEC'ALOGUE, n. dec'alog. [Gr., ten and speech.] ...
||DEC'ALOGUE, n. dec'alog. [Gr., ten and speech.] The ten commandments or precepts given by God to ...
||DECAM'ETER, n. [Gr., ten and measure.] A French measure of length, consisting of ten meters, and ...
||DECAMP', v.i. To remove or depart from a camp; to march off; as, the army decamped at six ...
||DECAMP'MENT, n. Departure from a camp; a marching off.DEC'ANAL, a. Pertaining to a ...
||DEC'ANAL, a. Pertaining to a deanery.DECAN'DER, n. [Gr., ten and a male.] In botany, a plant ...
||DECAN'DER, n. [Gr., ten and a male.] In botany, a plant having ten stamens.
||DECAN'GULAR, a. [Gr., ten and angular.] Having ten angles.DECANT', v.t. [L., to sing; literally, ...
||DECANT', v.t. [L., to sing; literally, to throw.] To pour off gently, as liquor from its ...
||DECANTA'TION, n. The act of pouring liquor gently from its lees or sediment, or from one vessel ...
||DECANT'ED, pp. Poured off, or from one vessel into another.DECANT'ER, n.
||DECANT'ING, ppr. Pouring off, as liquor from its lees, or from one vessel to another.DECAP'ITATE, ...
||DECAPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. ten and a leaf.] Having ten leaves.DEC'ARBONIZE, v.t. To deprive of ...
||DECAP'ITATE, v.t. [L., head.] To behead; to cut off the head.DECAPITA'TION, n. The act of ...
||DECAPITA'TION, n. The act of beheading.DECAPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. ten and a leaf.] Having ten ...
||DEC'ARBONIZE, v.t. To deprive of carbon; as, to decarbonize steel.DEC'ARBONIZED, pp. Deprived of ...
||DEC'ARBONIZED, pp. Deprived of carbon.DEC'ARBONIZING, ppr. Depriving of carbon.DEC'ASTICH, n. ...
||DEC'ARBONIZING, ppr. Depriving of carbon.DEC'ASTICH, n. [Gr. ten and a verse.] A poem consisting ...
||DEC'ASTICH, n. [Gr. ten and a verse.] A poem consisting of ten lines.DEC'ASTYLE, n. [Gr. ten ...
||DEC'ASTYLE, n. [Gr. ten and a column.] A building with an ordnance of ten columns in ...
||DECA'Y, v.i. [Fr. dechoir, from L. de and cado, to fall, or decedo.]
||DECA'YED, pp. Having fallen from a good or sound state; impaired; weakened; ...
||DECA'YEDNESS, n. A state of being impaired; decayed state.DECA'YER, n. That which causes ...
||DECA'YER, n. That which causes decay.DECA'YING, ppr. Failing; declining; passing from a good, ...
||DECA'YING, ppr. Failing; declining; passing from a good, prosperous or sound state, to a worse ...
||DECE'ASE, n. [L. to depart or to withdraw.] Literally, departure; hence, departure from this ...
||DECE'ASED, pp. or a. Departed from life. This is used as a passive participle. He is deceased, ...
||DECE'ASING, ppr. Departing from life; dying. DECE'DENT, n. A deceased person.DECE'IT,
||DECE'DENT, n. A deceased person.DECE'IT,
||DECE'ITFULLY, adv. In a deceitful manner; fraudulently; with deceit; in a manner or with a view to ...
||DECE'ITLESS, a. Free from deceit.DECE'IVABLE, a.
||DECE'IVE, v.t. [L to take asid, to ensnare.]
||DECE'IVED, pp. Misled; led into error; beguiled; cheated; deluded.DECE'IVER, n. One who deceives; ...
||DECE'IVER, n. One who deceives; one who leads into error; a cheat; an impostor.
||DECE'IVING, ppr. Misleading; ensnaring; beguiling; cheating.DECEM'BER, n. [L. december, from ...
||DECEM'BER, n. [L. december, from decem, ten; this being the tenth month among the early Romans, ...
||DECEMDEN'TATE, a. [L. decem, ten, and dentatus, toothed.] Having ten points or teeth.DEC'EMFID, ...
||DEC'EMFID, a. [L. decem, ten, and fido, to divide.]
||DECEMLOC'ULAR, a. [L. decem, ten, and loculus, a little bag or cell.] Having ten cells for ...
||DEC'EMPEDAL, a. [L. decem, ten, and pes, a foot.] Ten feet in length.DEC'EMVIR, n. [L. decem, ...
||DEC'EMVIR, n. [L. decem, ten, and vir, a man.] One of ten magistrates, who had absolute ...
||DECEM'VIRAL, a. Pertaining to the decemvirs in Rome.DECEM'VIRATE, n.
||DE'CENCY, n. [L. to be fit or becoming; Gr. to be good, or fit for.]
||DEC'ENNARY, n. [L. from decem, ten, and annus, a year.]
||DECEN'NIAL, a. [L. as above.] Continuing for ten years; consisting of ten years; or happening ...
||DEC'ENNOVAL,DECEN'NOVARY, a. [L. decem, ten, and novem, nine.] Pertaining to the number ...
||DECEN'NOVARY, a. [L. decem, ten, and novem, nine.] Pertaining to the number nineteen; ...
||DE'CENT, a. [L. decens; Fr. decent.]
||DE'CENTNESS, n. Decency.DECEPTIBIL'ITY, n. The quality or state of being capable or liable to be ...
||DECEPTIBIL'ITY, n. The quality or state of being capable or liable to be deceived.DECEP'TIBLE, a. ...
||DECEP'TIBLE, a. That may be deceived.DECEP'TION, n.
||DECEP'TIOUS, a. Tending to deceive; deceitful.DECEP'TIVE, a. Tending to deceive; having power to ...
||DECEP'TIVE, a. Tending to deceive; having power to mislead, or impress false opinions; as a ...
||DECEP'TORY, a. Tending to deceive; containing qualities or means adapted to mislead.DECERPT, a. ...
||DECERPT, a. Cropped.DECERP'TION, n. [L. to pluck off.] A pulling or plucking off; a ...
||DECERP'TION, n. [L. to pluck off.] A pulling or plucking off; a cropping.DECERTA'TION, n. [L. ...
||DECERTA'TION, n. [L. To strive.] Strife; contest for mastery.DECES'SION, n. [L. to pass.] ...
||DECES'SION, n. [L. to pass.] Departure.DECH'ARM, v.t. To remove a spell or enchantment; to ...
||DECH'ARM, v.t. To remove a spell or enchantment; to disenchant.DECH'ARMED, pp. ...
||DECH'ARMED, pp. Disenchanted.DECH'ARMING, ppr. Removing a spell.DECHRIS'TIANIZE, v.t. To turn ...
||DECH'ARMING, ppr. Removing a spell.DECHRIS'TIANIZE, v.t. To turn from christianity; to banish ...
||DECHRIS'TIANIZE, v.t. To turn from christianity; to banish christian belief and principles ...
||DECI'DABLE, a. That may be decided.
||DECI'DE, v.i. To determine; to form a definite opinion; to come to a conclusion.
||DECI'DED, pp. Determined; ended; concluded.DECI'DED, a. That implies decision; clear; ...
||DECI'DEDLY, adv. In a decided or determined manner; clearly; indisputable; in a manner to preclude ...
||DECI'DENCE, n. A falling off.DECI'DER, n. One who determines a cause or contest.DECI'DING, ppr. ...
||DECI'DER, n. One who determines a cause or contest.DECI'DING, ppr. Determing; ending; ...
||DECI'DING, ppr. Determing; ending; concluding.DECID'UOUS, a. [L. to fall.] Falling; not ...
||DECID'UOUS, a. [L. to fall.] Falling; not perennial or permanent. In botany, a deciduous leaf ...
||DECID'UOUSNESS, n. The quality of falling once a year.DEC'IGRAM, n. A French weight of one tenth ...
||DEC'IGRAM, n. A French weight of one tenth of a gram.DE'CIL, n. An aspect or position of two ...
||DE'CIL, n. An aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth ...
||DEC'ILITER, n. A French measure of capacity equal to one tenth of a liter.
||DEC'IMALLY, adv. By tens; by means of decimals.DEC'IMATE, v.t. [L. decimo, from decem, ten.]
||DEC'IMATE, v.t. [L. decimo, from decem, ten.]
||DEC'IMATOR, n. One who selects every tenth man, in a company or regiment, &c.DECIM'ETER, n. A ...
||DECIM'ETER, n. A French measure of length equal to the tenth part of a meter, or 3 inches and ...
||DECIMO-SEXTO, n. A book is in decimo-sexto, when a sheet is folded into sixteen leaves.DECI'PHER, ...
||DECI'PHERED, pp. Explained; unraveled; marked.DECI'PHERER, n. One who explains what is written in ...
||DECI'PHERER, n. One who explains what is written in ciphers.DECI'PHERING, ppr. Explaining; ...
||DECI'PHERING, ppr. Explaining; detecting the letters represented by ciphers; unfolding; ...
||DECI'SIVELY, adv. In a conclusive manner; in a manner to end deliberation, controversy, doubt or ...
||DECI'SORY, a. Able to decide or determine.DECK, v.t.
||DECK'ED, pp. Covered; adorned; furnished with a deck.DECK'ER, n.
||DECK'ING, ppr. Covering; arraying; adorning.
||DECLA'IM, v.i. [L. to cry out.]
||DECLA'IMANT or DECLA'IMER, n.
||DECLA'IMING, ppr. Speaking rhetorically; haranguing.DECLA'IMING, n. A harangue.DECLAMA'TION, n.
||DECLAMA'TOR, n. A declaimer.DECLAM'ATORY, a.
||DECLAR'ATORILY, adv. By declaration, or exhibition.DECLAR'ATORY, a. Making declaration, clear ...
||DECLAR'ATORY, a. Making declaration, clear manifestation, or exhibition; expressive; as, this ...
||DECLA'RE, v.t. [L. to make clear.]
||DECLA'RED, pp. Made known; told explicitly; avowed; exhibited; manifested; published; proclaimed; ...
||DECLA'REDLY, adv. Avowedly; explicitly.DECLA'RER, n. One who makes known or publishes; that which ...
||DECLA'RER, n. One who makes known or publishes; that which exhibits.DECLA'RING, ppr. Making known ...
||DECLA'RING, ppr. Making known by words or by other means; manifesting; publishing; affirming; ...
||DECLA'TABLE, a. That may be declared, or proved.DECLARA'TION, n.
||DECLI'NABLE, a. That may be declined; changing its termination in the oblique cases; as a ...
||DEC'LINATE, a. In botany, bending or bent downwards, in a curve; declining.DECLINA'TION, n.
||DECLINA'TOR,DECLIN'ATORY, n. An instrument for taking the declination, or inclination of a plane; ...
||DECLIN'ATORY, n. An instrument for taking the declination, or inclination of a plane; an ...
||DECLI'NE, v.i. [L. to lean.]
||DECLI'NED, pp. Bent downward or from; inflected.DECLI'NING, ppr. Leaning; deviating; falling; ...
||DECLI'NING, ppr. Leaning; deviating; falling; failing; decaying; tending to a worse state; ...
||DECLIV'ITOUS, a. Gradually descending; not precipitous; sloping.DECOCT', v.t. [L. to boil.]
||DECLIV'ITY, n. [L. sloping.] Declination from a horizontal line; descent of land; inclination ...
||DECLI'VOUS,DECLIV'ITOUS, a. Gradually descending; not precipitous; sloping.DECOCT', v.t. [L. to ...
||DECOCT', v.t. [L. to boil.]
||DECOCT'IBLE, a. That may be boiled or digested.DECOC'TION, n.
||DECOCT'IVE, a. That may be easily decocted.DECOCT'URE, n. A substance drawn by ...
||DECOCT'URE, n. A substance drawn by decoction.DE'COLLATE, v.t. To behead.DE'COLLATED, pp. ...
||DE'COLLATE, v.t. To behead.DE'COLLATED, pp. Beheaded.DECOLLA'TION, n. [L. to behead; the neck.] ...
||DE'COLLATED, pp. Beheaded.DECOLLA'TION, n. [L. to behead; the neck.] The act of beheading; the ...
||DECOLLA'TION, n. [L. to behead; the neck.] The act of beheading; the act of cutting off the neck ...
||DECOLORA'TION, n. Absence of color.DE'COMPLEX, a. Compounded of complex ideas.DECOMPO'SABLE, a. ...
||DE'COMPLEX, a. Compounded of complex ideas.DECOMPO'SABLE, a. That may be decomposed; capable of ...
||DECOMPO'SABLE, a. That may be decomposed; capable of being resolved into its constituent ...
||DECOMPO'SE, v.t. To separate the constituent parts of a body or substance; to disunite elementary ...
||DECOMPO'SED, pp. Separated or resolved into the constituent parts.DECOMPO'SING, ppr. Separating ...
||DECOMPO'SING, ppr. Separating into constituent parts.DECOMPOS'ITE, a. Compounded a second time; ...
||DECOMPOS'ITE, a. Compounded a second time; compounded with things already ...
||DECOMPOUND'ABLE, a. That may be decompounded.DECOMPOUND'ED, pp. Compounded a second time; ...
||DECOMPOUND'ED, pp. Compounded a second time; composed of things already compounded.DECOMPOUND'ING, ...
||DECOMPOUND'ING, ppr. Compounding a second time.DEC'ORATE, v.t. [L. comeliness, grace.]
||DEC'ORATE, v.t. [L. comeliness, grace.]
||DEC'ORATED, pp. Adorned; beautified; embellished.DEC'ORATING, ppr. Adorning; embellishing; ...
||DEC'ORATING, ppr. Adorning; embellishing; rendering beautiful to the eye, or lovely to the ...
||DEC'ORATOR, n. One who adorns or embellishes.DEC'OROUS, a. Decent; suitable to a character, or to ...
||DEC'OROUS, a. Decent; suitable to a character, or to the time, place and occasion; becoming; ...
||DEC'OROUSLY, adv. In a becoming manner.DECOR'TICATE, v.t. [L. bark.] To strip off bark; to ...
||DECOR'TICATE, v.t. [L. bark.] To strip off bark; to peel; to husk; to take off the exterior ...
||DECOR'TICATED, pp. Stripped of bark; peeled; husked.DECOR'TICATING, ppr. Stripping off bark or ...
||DECOR'TICATING, ppr. Stripping off bark or the external coat; peeling. DECORTICA'TION, n. The act ...
||DECORTICA'TION, n. The act of stripping off bark or husk.DECO'RUM, n. [L. to become.]
||DECO'RUM, n. [L. to become.]
||DECOY-DUCK, n. A duck employed to draw others into a net or situation to be taken.
||DECOY-MAN, n. A man employed in decoying and catching fowls.
||DECOY, n. 1. Any thing intended to lead into a snare; any lure or allurement that deceives and ...
||DECOYED, pp. Lured or drawn into a snare or net; allured into danger by deception.
||DECOYING, ppr. Luring into a snare or net by deception; leading into evil or danger.
||DECREASE, v.i. [L. To grow.] To become less; to be diminished gradually, in extent, bulk, ...
||DECREASED, pp. Lessened; diminished.
||DECREASING, ppr. Becoming less; diminishing; waning.
||DECREE, n. [L. To judge; to divide.]1. Judicial decision, or determination of a litigated cause; ...
||DECREED, pp. Determined judicially; resolved; appointed; established in purpose.
||DECREEING, ppr. Determining; resolving; appointing; ordering.
||DECREMENT, n.1. Decrease; waste; the state of becoming less gradually.Rocks and mountains suffer a ...
||DECREPIT, a. [L. to break.] Broken down with age; wasted or worn by the infirmities of old age; ...
||DECREPITATE, v.t. [L. To break or burst, to crackle.] To roast or calcine in a strong heat, with a ...
||DECREPITATED, pp. Roasted with a crackling noise.
||DECREPITATING, ppr. Crackling; roasting with a crackling noise; suddenly bursting when exposed to ...
||DECREPITATION, n. The act of roasting with a continual crackling; or the separation of parts with ...
||DECREPITUDE, n. The broken, crazy state of the body, produced by decay and the infirmities of age.
||DECRESCENT, a. Decreasing; becoming less by gradual diminution; as a decrescent moon.
||DECRETAL, n.1. A letter of the pope, determining some point or question in ecclesiastical law. ...
||DECRETION, n. A decreasing.
||DECRETIST, n. One who studies or professes the knowledge of the decretals.
||DECRETORILY, adv. In a definitive manner.
||DECRETORY, a.1. Judicial; definitive; established by a decree.The decretory rigors of a condemning ...
||DECREW, v.i. To decrease.
||DECRIAL, n. A crying down; a clamorous censure; condemnation by censure.
||DECRIED, pp. Cried down; descredited; brought into disrepute.
||DECRIER, n. One who decries.
||DECROWN, v.t. To deprive of a crown.
||DECRY, v.t. 1. To cry down; to censure as faulty, mean or worthless; to clamor against; to ...
||DECUBATION, n. The act of lying down.
||DECUMBENCY, n. [L. To lie down.] The act of lying down; the posture of lying down.
||DECUMBENT, a. In botany, declined or bending down; having the stamens and pistils bending down to ...
||DECUMBITURE, n.1. The time at which a person takes to his bed in a disease.2. In astrology, the ...
||DECUPLE, a. [L. Ten.] Tenfold; containing ten times as many.DECUPLE, n. A number ten times ...
||DECURION, n. [L. Ten] An officer in the Roman army, who commanded a decuria, or ten soldiers, which ...
||DECURRENT, a. [L. To run down; to run.] Extending downwards. A decurrent leaf is a sessile leaf ...
||DECURSION, n. [L. To run.] The act of running down, as a stream.
||DECURSIVE, a. Running down.Decursively pinnate, in botany, applied to a leaf, having the leaflets ...
||DECURT, v.t. To shorten by cutting off.
||DECURTATION, n. [L. To shorten.] Tha act of shortening, or cutting short.
||DECURY, n. [L. Ten.] A set of ten men under an officer called decurio.
||DECUSSATE, v.t. [L. To cut or strike across.] To intersect at acute angles, thus X; or in general, ...
||DECUSSATED, a. Crossed; intersected. In botany, decussated leaves and branches, are such as grow ...
||DECUSSATING, ppr. Intersecting at acute angles; crossing.
||DECUSSATION, n. The act of crossing at unequal angles; the crossing of two lines, rays or nerves, ...
||DEDALIAN, a. Various; variegated; intricate; complex; expert.
||DEDALOUS, a. Having a margin with various windings and turnings; of a beautiful and delicate ...
||DEDECORATE, v.t. To disgrace.
||DEDECORATION, n. A disgracing.
||DEDENTITION, n. The shedding of teeth.
||DEDICATE, v.t. [L. To vow, promise, devote, dedicate. See Class Dg. No. 12, 15, 45. The sense is ...
||DEDICATED, pp. Devoted to a divine Being, or to a sacred use; consecrated; appropriated; given ...
||DEDICATING, ppr. Devoting to a divine Being, or to a sacred purpose; consecrating; appropriating; ...
||DEDICATION, n.1. The act of consecrating to a divine Being, or to a sacred use, often with ...
||DEDICATOR, n. One who dedicates; one who inscribes a book to the favor of a patron.
||DEDICATORY, a. Composing a dedication; as an epistle dedicatory.
||DEDITION, n. [L. To yield.] The act of yielding any thing; surrendry.
||DEDOLENT, a. Feeling no compunction.
||DEDUCE, v.t. [L. To lead, bring or draw.]1. To draw from; to bring from.O goddess, say, shall I ...
||DEDUCED, pp. Drawn from; inferred; as a consequence from principles or premises.
||DEDUCEMENT, n. The thing drawn from or deduced; inference; that which is collected from premises.
||DEDUCIBLE, a. That may be deduced; inferable; collectible by reason from premises; ...
||DEDUCING, ppr. Drawing from; inferring; collecting from principles or facts already established or ...
||DEDUCIVE, a. Performing the act of deduction.
||DEDUCT, v.t. To take from; to subtract; to separate or remove, in numbering, estimating or ...
||DEDUCTED, pp. Taken from; subtracted.
||DEDUCTING, ppt. Taking from; subtracting.
||DEDUCTION, n. 1. The act of deducting.2. That which is deducted; sum or amount taken from ...
||DEDUCTIVE, a. Deducible; that is or may be deduced from premises.All knowledge is deductive.
||DEDUCTIVELY, adv. By regular deduction; by way of inference; by consequence.
||DEED-ACHIEVING, a. That accomplishes great deeds.
||DEED-POLL, n. A deed not indented, that is, shaved or even, made by one party only.
||DEED, n.1. That which is done, acted or effected; an act; a fact; a word of extensive application, ...
||DEEDLESS, a. Inactive; not performing or having performed deeds or exploits.
||DEEM, v.t.1. To think; to judge; to be of opinion; to conclude on consideration; as, he deems it ...
||DEEMED, pp. Thought; judged; supposed.
||DEEMING, ppr. Thinking; judging; believing.
||DEEMSTER, n. A judge in the Isle of Man and in Jersey.
||DEEP-MOUTHED, a. Having a hoarse, loud, hollow voice; as a deep-mouthed dog.
||DEEP-MUSING, a. Contemplative; thinking closely or profoundly.
||DEEP-READ, a. Having fully read; profoundly versed.
||DEEP-REVOLVING, a. Profoundly revolving or meditating.
||DEEP-THROATED, a. With deep throats.
||DEEP-TONED, a. Having a very low or grave tone.
||DEEP-VAULTED, a. Formed like a deep vault or arch.
||DEEP-WAISTED, a. Having a deep waist, as a ship when the quarter deck and forecastle are raised ...
||DEEP, a.1. Extending or being far below the surface; descending far downward; profound ; opposed ...
||DEEPEN, v.t.1. To make deep or deeper; to sink lower; as, to deepen the channel of a river or ...
||DEEPENED, pp. Made more deep.
||DEEPENING, ppr. Sinking lower; making more deep.
||DEEPLY, adv. 1. At or to a great depth; far below the surface; as a passion deeply rooted in our ...
||DEEPNESS, n. 1. Depth; remoteness from the surface in a descending line; interior distance from ...
||DEER-STEALER, n. One who steals deer.
||DEER-STEALING, n. The act or crime of stealing deer.
||DEER, n. Sing. And plu. [Gr. A wild beast. The primary sense is simply roving, wild, untamed; ...
||DEESS, n. A goddess.
||DEFACE, v.t.1. To destroy or mar the face or surface of a thing; to injure the superficies or ...
||DEFACER, n. He or that which defaces; one who injures, mars or disfigures.
||DEFACING, ppr. Injuring the face or surface; marring; disfiguring; erasing.De facto. [L.] ...
||DEFAILANCE, n. Failure; miscarriage.
||DEFALCATE, v.t. To cut off; to take away or deduct a part; used chiefly of money, accounts, rents, ...
||DEFALCATION,. N. 1. The act of cutting off, or deducting a part; deduction; diminution; ...
||DEFALK, v.t. To defalcate.
||DEFAMATION, n. The uttering of slanderous words with a view to injure anothers reputation; the ...
||DEFAMATORY, a. Calumnious; slanderous; containing defamation; false and injurious to reputation; ...
||DEFAME,1. To slander; falsely and maliciously to utter words respecting another which tend to ...
||DEFAMED, pp. Slandered; dishonored or injured by evil reports.
||DEFAMER, n. A slanderer; a detractor; a calumniator.
||DEFAMING, ppr. Slandering; injuring the character by false reports.DEFAMING, n. Defamation; ...
||DEFATICATE, v.t. [L. To tire.] To weary or tire.
||DEFATIGABLE, a. Liable to be wearied.
||DEFATIGATION, n. Weariness.
|| DEFAULT, n.1. A failing, or failure; an omission of that which ought to be done; neglect to do ...
||DEFAULTED, pp. 1. Called out of court, as a defendant or his cause.2. A. Having defect.
||DEFAULTER, n.1. One who makes default; one who fails to appear in court when called.2. One who ...
||DEFAULTING, ppr.1. Failing to fulfil a contract; delinquent.2. Failing to perform a duty or legal ...
||DEFEASANCE,, n. S as z.1. Literally, a defeating; a rendering null; the preventing of the ...
||DEFEASIBLE, a. S as z. That may be defeated, or annulled; as a defeasible title; a defeasible ...
||DEFEASIBLENESS, n. The quality of being defeasible.
||DEFEAT, n.1. Overthrow; loss of battle; the check, rout, or destruction of an army by the victory ...
||DEFEATING, ppr. Vanquishing; subduing; opposing successfully; overthrowing; frustrating; ...
||DEFEATURE, n. 1. Change of feature.2. Overthrow; defeat.
||DEFECATE, v.t. [L. Dregs.]1. To purify; to refine; to clear from dregs or impurities; to clarify; ...
||DEFECATED, pp. Purtified; clarified; refined.
||DEFECATING, ppr. Purifying; purging of lees or impurities.
||DEFECATION, n. The act of separating from lees or dregs; purification from impurities or foreign ...
||DEFECT, n. [L. To fail; to make or do.]1. Want or absence of something necessary or useful ...
||DEFECTIBILITY, n. Deficiency; imperfection.
||DEFECTIBLE, a. Imperfect; deficient; wanting.
||DEFECTION, n.1. Want or failure of duty; particularly, a falling away; apostasy; the act of ...
||DEFECTIVE, a.1. Wanting either in substance, quantity or quality, or in any thing necessary; ...
||DEFECTIVELY, adv. In a defective manner; imperfectly.
||DEFECTIVENESS, n. Want; the state of being imperfect; faultiness.
||DEFECTUOSITY, n. Defectiveness; faultiness.
||DEFECTUOUS, a. Full of defects.
||DEFEDATION, n. Pollution.
||DEFEND, v.t.1. To drive from; to thrust back; hence, to deny; to repel a demand, charge, or ...
||DEFENDABLE, a. That may be defended.
||DEFENDANT, a. 1. Defensive; proper for defense.2. Making defense; being in the character of a ...
||DEFENDED, pp. Opposed; denied; prohibited; maintained by resistance; vindicated; preserved ...
||DEFENDER, n. One who defends by oppostition; one who maintains, supports, protects or vindicates; ...
||DEFENDING, ppr. Denying; opposing; resisiting; forbidding; maintaining uninjured by force or by ...
||DEFENSATIVE, n. Guard; defense; a bandage, plaster, or the like, to secure a wound from external ...
||DEFENSE, n.1. Any thing that opposes attack, violence, danger or injury; any thing that secures ...
||DEFENSED, pp. Fortified.
||DEFENSELESS, a. Being without defense, or without means of repelling assault or injury; applied to ...
||DEFENSELESSNESS, n. The state of being unguarded or unprotected.
||DEFENSIBLE, a.1. That may be defended; as a defensible city.2. That may be vindicated, maintained ...
||DEFENSIVE, a.1. That serves to defend; proper for defense; as defensive armor, which repels ...
||DEFENSIVELY, adv. In a defensive manner; on the defensive; in defense.
||DEFER, v.t. [L. To bear.]1. To delay; to put off; to postpone to a future time; as, to defer the ...
||DEFERENCE, n. 1. A yielding in opinion; submission of judgment to the opinion or judgment of ...
||DEFERENT, a. Bearing; carrying; conveying.DEFERENT, n.1. That which carries or conveys. The ...
||DEFERENTIAL,, a. Expressing deference.
||DEFERMENT, n. Delay.
||DEFERRER, n. One who delays or puts off.
||DEFERRING, ppr. Delaying; postponing.
||DEFIANCE, n.1. A daring; a challenge to fight; invitation to combat; a call to an adversary to ...
||DEFIATORY, a. Bidding or bearing defiance.
||DEFICIENCY, n. [L. To fail to do.]1. A failing; a falling short; imperfection; as a deficiency in ...
||DEFICIENT, a.1. Wanting; defective; imperfect; not sufficient or adequate; as deficient estate; ...
||DEFICIT, n. Want; deficiency; as a deficit in the taxes or revenue.
||DEFIER, n. A challenger; one who dares to combat or encounter; one who braves; one who acts in ...
||DEFIGURATION, n. A disfiguring.
||DEFIGURE, v.t. To delineate.
||DEFILE, v.t.1. To make unclean; to render foul or dirty; in a general sense.2. To make impure; to ...
||DEFILED, pp. Made dirty, or foul; polluted; soiled; corrupted; violated; vitiated.
||DEFILEMENT, n.1. The act of defiling, or state of being defiled; foulness; dirtiness; ...
||DEFILER, n. One who defiles; one who corrupts or violates; that which pollutes.
||DEFILING, ppr.1. Polluting; making impure.2. Marching in a file, or with a narrow front.
||DEFINABLE, a.1. Literally, that may be limited, or have its limits ascertained. Hence, capable of ...
||DEFINE, v.t. [L. To end, to limit, from finis, end.]1. To determine or describe the end or limit; ...
||DEFINED, pp.1. Determined; having the extent ascertained; having the signification determined.2. ...
||DEFINER, n. He who defines; he who ascertains or marks the limits; he who determines or explains ...
||DEFINING, ppr. Determining the limits; ascertaining the extent; explaining the meaning; describing ...
||DEFINITE, a.1. Having certain limits; bounded with precision; determinate; as a definite extent of ...
||DEFINITENESS, n. Certainty of extent; certainty of signification; determinateness.
||DEFINITION, n.1. A brief description of a thing by its properties; as a definition of wit or of a ...
||DEFINITIVE, a. 1. Limiting the extent; determinate; positive; express; as a definitive term.2. ...
||DEFINITIVELY, adv. 1. Determinately; positively; expressly.2. Finally; conclusively; ...
||DEFINITIVENESS, n. Determinateness; decisiveness; conclusiveness.
||DEFIX, v.t. To fix; to fasten.
||DEFLAGRABILITY, n. Combustibility; the quality of taking fire and burning away, as a metallic ...
||DEFLAGRABLE, a. Combustible; having the quality of taking fire and burning, as alcohol, oils, &c.
||DEFLAGRATE, v.t. [L. To burn.] To set fire to; to burn; to consume; as, to deflagrate oil or ...
||DEFLAGRATION, n. A kindling or setting fire to a substance; burning; combustion.The strength of ...
||DEFLAGRATOR, n. A galvanic instrument for producing combustion, particularly the combustion of ...
||DEFLECT, v.i. [L. To turn or bend.] To turn from or aside; to deviate from a true course or right ...
||DEFLECTED, pp. Turned aside, or from a direct line or course. In botany, bending downward ...
||DEFLECTING, ppr. Turning aside; turning from a right line or regular course.
||DEFLECTION, n.1. Deviation; the act of turning aside; a turning from a true line or the regular ...
||DEFLEXURE, n. A bending down; a turning aside; deviation.
||DEFLORATE, a. [L. To deflour.] In botany, having cast its farin, pollen, or fecundating dust.
||DEFLORATION, n.1. The act of deflouring; the act of depriving of the flower or prime beauties; ...
||DEFLOUR, v.t. [L. A flower.] 1. To deprive a woman of her virginity, either by force or with ...
||DEFLOURED, pp. Deprived of maidenhood; ravished; robbed or prime beauty .
||DEFLOURER, n. One who deprives a woman of her virginity.
||DEFLOURING, ppr. Depriving of virginity or maidenhood; robbing of prime beauties.
||DEFLOW, v.i. To flow down.
||DEFLUOUS, a. [L. To flow.] Flowing down; falling off.
||DEFLUX, n. A flowing down; a running downward; as a deflux of humors.
||DEFLUXION, n. [L. To flow down.]1. A flowing, running or falling of humors or fluid matter, from ...
||DEFLY, adv. Dextrously; skilfully.
||DEFOLIATION, n. [L. Foliage; a leaf.] Literally, the fall of the leaf or shedding of leaves; but ...
||DEFORCE, v.t. To disseize and keep out of lawful possession of an estate; to withhold the ...
||DEFORCED, pp. Kept out of lawful possession.
||DEFORCEMENT, n. 1. The holding of lands or tenements to which another person has a right; a ...
||DEFORCIANT, n. He that keeps out of possession the rightful owner of an estate; he against whom a ...
||DEFORCING, ppr. Keeping out of lawful possession.
||DEFORM, v.t. [L. Form.]1. To mar or injure the form; to alter that form or disposition of parts ...
||DEFORMATION, n. A disfiguring or defacing.
||DEFORMED, pp. 1. Injured in the form; disfigured; distorted; ugly; wanting natural beauty, or ...
||DEFORMEDLY, adv. In an ugly manner.
||DEFORMEDNESS, n. Ugliness; a disagreeable or unnatural form.
||DEFORMER, n. One who deforms.
||DEFORMING, ppr. Marring the natural form or figure; rendering ugly or disppleasing; destroying ...
||DEFORMITY, n.1. Any unnatural state of the shape or form; want of that uniformity or symmetry ...
||DEFORSER, n. One that casts out by force.
||DEFRAUD, v.t. [L. To cheat.] 1. To deprive of right, either by obtaining something by deception ...
||DEFRAUDED, pp. Deprived of property or right by trick, artifice or deception; injured by the ...
||DEFRAUDER, n. One who defrauds; one who takes from another his right by deception, or withholds ...
||DEFRAUDING, ppr. Depriving another of his property or right by deception or artifice; injuring by ...
||DEFRAUDMENT, n. Tha act of defrauding.
||DEFRAY, v.t.1. To pay; to discharge, as cost or expense; to bear, as charge, cost or expense. It ...
||DEFRAYED, pp. Paid; discharged; as expense, or cost.
||DEFRAYER, n. One who pays or discharges expenses.
||DEFRAYING, ppr. Paying; discharging.
||DEFRAYMENT, n. Payment.
||DEFT, a. Neat; handsome; spruce; ready; dextrous; fit; convenient.
||DEFTLY, adv. Neatly; dextrously; in a skilful manner.
||DEFTNESS, n. Neatness; beauty.
||DEFUNCT, a. [L. To perform and discharge.] Having finished the course of life; dead; ...
||DEFUNCTION, n. Death.
||DEFY, v.t.1. To dare; to provoke to combat or strife, by appealing to the courage of another; to ...
||DEFYER, [See defier.]
||DEGARNISH, v.t.1. To unfurnish; to strip of furniture, ornaments or apparatus.2. To deprive of a ...
||DEGARNISHED, pp. Stripped of furniture or apparatus; deprived of troops for defense.
||DEGARNISHING, ppr. Stripping of furniture, dress, apparatus or a garrison.
||DEGARNISHMENT, n. The act of depriving of furniture, apparatus or a garrison.
||DEGENDER, v.i. To degenerate.
||DEGENERACY, n.1. A growing worse or inferior; a decline in good qualities; or a state of being ...
||DEGENERATE, v.i. [L. Grown worse, ignoble, base.]1. To become worse; to decay in good qualities; ...
||DEGENERATELY, adv. In a degenerate or base manner.
||DEGENERATENESS, n. A degenerate state; a state in which the natural good qualities of the species ...
||DEGENERATION, n. 1. A growing worse, or losing of good qualities; a decline from the virtue and ...
||DEGENEROUS, a.1. Degenerated; fallen from a state of excellence, or from the virtue and merit of ...
||DEGENEROUSLY, adv. In a degenerous manner; basely; meanly.
||DEGLUTINATE,, v.t. [L. To glue.] To unglue; to loosen or separate substances glued together.
||DEGLUTITION, n. [L. To swallow.]1. The act of swallowing; as, deglutition is difficult.2. The ...
||DEGRADATION, n.1. A reducing in rank; the act of depriving one of a degree of honor, of dignity, ...
||DEGRADE, v.t. [L. A step, a degree.]1. To reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree; to ...
||DEGRADED, pp. Reduced in rank; deprived of an office or dignity; lowered; sunk; reduced in ...
||DEGRADEMENT, n. Deprivation of rank or office.
||DEGRADING, ppr.1. Reducing in rank; depriving of honors or offices; reducing in value or ...
||DEGRADINGLY, adv. In a degrading manner, or in a way to depreciate.
||DEGREE, n.1. A step; a distinct portion of space of indefinite extent; a space in progression; as, ...
||DEGUSTATION, n. A tasting.
||DEHISCENCE, n. [L. To gape.] A gaping. In botany, the opening of capsules; the season when ...
||DEHISCENT, a. Opening, as the capsule of a plant.
||DEHORT, v.t. [L. To dissuade; to advise.] To dissuade; to advise to the contrary; to counsel not ...
||DEHORTATION, n. Dissuasion; advice or counsel against something.
||DEHORTATORY, a. Dissuading; belonging to dissuasion
||DEHORTER, n. A dissuader; an adviser to the contrary.
||DEHORTING, ppr. Dissuading.
||DEICIDE, n. [L. God and to slay.]1. The act of putting to death Jesus Christ, our Savior.2. One ...
||DEIFIC, a. [L. To make.]1. Divine; pertaining to the gods.2. Making divine.
||DEIFICATION, n. The act of deifying; the act of exalting to the rank of, or enrolling among the ...
||DEIFIED, pp. Exalted or ranked among the gods; regarded or praised as divine.
||DEIFIER, n. One that deifies.
||DEIFORM, a. [L. A god, and form.] Like a god; of a godlike form.These souls exhibit a deiform ...
||DEIFY, v.t. [L. A god, and to make.]1. To make a god; to exalt to the rank of a heathen deity; to ...
||DEIFYING, ppr. Exalting to the rank of a deity; treating as divine.
||DEIGN, v.i. Dane. To think worthy; to vouchsafe; to condescend.O deign to visit our foraken ...
||DEIGNING, ppr. Daning. Vouchsafing; thinking worthy.
||DEINTGRATE, v.t. To disintegrate.
||DEIPAROUS, a. Bearing or bringing forth a god; an epithet applied the Virgin Mary.
||DEIPNOSOPHIST, n. [Gr. A feast; a sophist.] One of an ancient sect of philosophers, who were famous ...
||DEISM, n. [L. God.] The doctrine or creed of a deist; the belief or system of religious opinions ...
||DEIST, n. One who believes in the existence of a God, but denies revealed religion, but follows ...
||DEISTICAL, a. Pertaining to deism or to deists; embracing deism, as a deistical writer; or ...
||DEITY, n.1. Godhead; divinity; the nature and essence of the Supreme Being; as, the deity of the ...
||DEJECT, v.t. [L. To throw.]1. To cast down; usually, to cast down the countenance; to cause to ...
||DEJECTED, pp. Cast down; depressed; grieved; discouraged.
||DEJECTEDLY, adv. In a dejected manner; sadly; heavily.
||DEJECTEDNESS, n. The state being cast down; lowness of spirits.
||DEJECTING, ppr. Casting down; depressing; dispiriting.
||DEJECTION, n. 1. A casting down; depression of mind; melancholy; lowness of spirits, occasioned ...
||DEJECTLY, adv. In a downcast manner.
||DEJECTORY, a. Having power or tending to cast down, or to promote evacuations by stool.
||DEJECTURE, n. That which is ejected; excrements.
||DELACRYMATION, n. [L. A weeping.] A preternatural discharge of watery humors from the eyes; ...
||DELACTABLE, a. [L. To delight.] Delightful; highly pleasing; that gives great joy or pleasure; as ...
||DELACTATION, n. A weaning.
||DELAPSATION, n. A falling down.
||DELAPSE, v.i. [L. To slide. ] To fall or slide down.
||DELAPSED, pp. Fallen down.
||DELAPSION, n. A falling down of the uterus, anus, &c.
||DELATE, v.t. [L. To bear.] 1. To carry; to convey.2. To accuse; to inform against; that is, to ...
||DELATION, n.1. Carriage; conveyance; as the delation of sound.2. To accuse; to inform against; ...
||DELATOR, n. An accuser; an informer.
||DELAY, v.t.1. To prolong the time of acting, or proceeding; to put off; to defer.My lord delayeth ...
||DELAYED, pp. Deferred; detained; hindered for a time; retarded.
||DELAYER, n. One who defers; one who lingers.
||DELAYING, ppr. Putting off; deferring; procrastinating; retarding; detaining.
||DELAYMENT, n. Hinderance.
||DELE, v.t. Blot out; erase.
||DELEBLE, a. That can be blotted out.
||DELECTABLENESS, n. Delightfulness.
||DELECTABLY, adv. Delightfully.
||DELECTATION, n. Great pleasure; delight.
||DELEGACY, n. A number of persons delegated.
||DELEGATE, v.t. [L. To send.]1. To send away; appropriately, to send on an embassy; to send with ...
||DELEGATED, pp. Deputed; sent with a trust or commission to act for another; appointed a judge; ...
||DELEGATING, ppr. Deputing; sending with a commission to act for another; appointing; committing; ...
||DELEGATION, n.1. A sending away; the act of putting in commission, or investing with authority to ...
||DELETE, v.t. To blot out.
||DELETERIOUS, a. [L. To blot out or destroy.] 1. Having the quality of destroying, or ...
||DELETERY, a. Destructive; poisonous.
||DELETION, n. [L. To blot out.]1. The act of blotting out or erasing.2. Destruction.
||DELETORY, n. That which blots out.
||DELF, n. 1. A mine; a quarry; a pit dug.2. Earthern ware, covered with enamel or white glazing ...
||DELIBATE, v.t. [L. To taste.] To taste; to take a sip.
||DELIBATION, n. A taste; an essay.
||DELIBERATE, v.i. [L. To weigh.] To weigh in the mind; to consider and examine the reasons for and ...
||DELIBERATELY, adv. With careful consideration, or deliberation;circumspectly; not hastily or ...
||DELIBERATENESS, n. Calm consideration; circumspection; due attention to the arguments for and ...
||DELIBERATION, 1. The act of deliberating; the act of weighing and examining the reasons for and ...
||DELIBERATIVE, a.1. Pertaining to deliberation; proceeding or acting by deliberation, or by mutual ...
||DELIBERATIVELY, adv. By deliberation.
||DELICACY, n. In a general sense, that which delights or pleases. Hence,1. Fineness of texture; ...
||DELICATE, a. [L. Connected with delight; to delight.]1. Of a fine texture; fine; soft; smooth; ...
||DELICATELY, adv. 1. In a delicate manner; with nice regard to propriety and the feelings of ...
||DELICATENESS, n. The state of being delicate; tenderness; softness; effeminacy. Deut. 28.
||DELICIOUS, a.1. Highly pleasing to the taste; most sweet or grateful to the senses; affording ...
||DELICIOUSLY, adv. In a delicious manner; in a manner to please the taste or gratify the mind; ...
||DELICIOUSNESS, n. 1. The quality of being delicious, or very grateful to the taste or mind; as ...
||DELIGATION, n. [L. To bind.] In surgery, a binding up; a bandaging.
||DELIGHT, n.1. A high degree of pleasure, or satisfaction of mind; joy.His delight is in the law of ...
||DELIGHTED, pp. 1. Greatly pleased; rejoiced; followed by with.That ye may be delighted with the ...
||DELIGHTER, n. One who takes delight.
||DELIGHTFUL, a. Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction; as a delightful ...
||DELIGHTFULLY, adv.1. In a manner to receive great pleasure; very agreeable; as, we were ...
||DELIGHTFULNESS, n.1. The quality of being delightful, or of affording great pleasure; as the ...
||DELIGHTLESS, a. Affording no pleasure or delight.
||DELIGHTSOME, a. Very pleasing; delightful.
||DELIGHTSOMELY, adv. Very pleasantly; in a delightful manner.
||DELIGHTSOMENESS, n. Delightfulness; pleasantness in a high degree.
||DELINEAMENT, n. Representation by delineation.
||DELINEATE, v.t. [L. A line.]1. To draw the lines which exhibit the form of a thing; to mark out ...
||DELINEATED, pp. Drawn; marked with lines exhibiting the form or figure; sketched; designed; ...
||DELINEATING, ppr. Drawing the form; sketching; painting; describing.
||DELINEATION, n. 1. First draught of a thing; outline; representation of a form or figure by ...
||DELINEATURE, n. Delineation.
||DELINIMENT, n. Mitigation.
||DELINQUENCY, n. [L. To fail or omit duty; to leave.] Failure or omission of duty; a fault; a ...
||DELINQUENT, a. Failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty.DELINQUENT, n. One who fails to ...
||DELIQUATE, v.t. or I. [L. To melt.] To melt or be dissolved.
||DELIQUATION, n. A melting.
||DELIQUESCE, v.i. [L. To melt; to melt or become soft.] To melt gradually and become liquid by ...
||DELIQUESCENCE, n. Spontaneous liquefaction in the air; a gradual melting or becoming liquid by ...
||DELIQUESCENT, a. Liquefying in the air; capable of attracting moisture from the atmosphere and ...
||DELIQUIATE, v.i. To melt and become liquid by imbibing water from the air.
||DELIQUIATION, n. A melting by attracting water from the air.
||DELIQUIUM, n. 1. In chimistry, a melting or dissolution in the air, or in a moist place.2. A ...
||DELIRAMENT, n. A wandering of the mind; foolish fancy.
||DELIRIOUS, a. Roving in mind; light-headed; disordered in intellect; having ideas that are wild, ...
||DELIRIOUSNESS, n. The state of being delirious; delirium.
||DELIRIUM, n. [L. To wander in mind, to rave; to make balks in plowing, that is, to err, wander, ...
||DELITESCENCE, n. Retirement; obscurity.
||DELIVER, v.t. [L. Free, disengaged; to free, to peel.]1. To free; to release, as from restraint; to ...
||DELIVERABLE, a. That may be or is to be delivered.A bill of lading may state that the goods are ...
||DELIVERANCE, n.1. Release from captivity, slavery, oppression, or any restraint.He hath sent me to ...
||DELIVERED, pp. Freed; released; transferred or transmitted; passed from one to another; committed; ...
||DELIVERER, n.1. One who delivers; one who releases or rescues; a preserver.The Lord raised up a ...
||DELIVERING, ppr. Releasing; setting free; rescuing; saving; surrendering; giving over; yielding; ...
||DELIVERY, n.1. The act of delivering.2. Release; rescue; as from slavery, restraint, oppression ...
||DELL, n. A pit, or a hollow place; a cavity or narrow opening.
||DELPH, [See Delf. No. 2.]
||DELPHIA or DELPHINIA, n. A vegetable alkali lately discovered in the Delphinium staphysagria. It ...
||DELPHIAN or DELPHIC, a. Relating to Delphi, and to the celebrated oracle of that place.
||DELPHINE, a.1. Pertaining to the dolphin, a genus of fishes.2. Pertaining to the dauphin of ...
||DELPHINITE, n. A mineral called also pistacite and epidote.
||DELTOID, n.1. Triangular; an epithet applied to a muscle of the shoulder which moves the arm ...
||DELUDABLE, a. That may be deluded or deceived; liable to be imposed on.
||DELUDE, v.t.1. To deceive; to impose on; to lead from truth or into error; to mislead the mind or ...
||DELUDED, pp. Deceived; misled; led into error.
||DELUDER, n. One who deceives; a deceiver; an imposter; one who holds out false pretenses.
||DELUDING, ppr. Deceiving; leading astray; misleading the opinion or judgment.DELUDING, n. The act ...
||DELUGE, n. [L. To wash.]1. Any overflowing of water; an inundation; a flood; a swell of water ...
||DELUGED, pp. Overflowed; inundated; overwhelmed.
||DELUGING, ppr. Overflowing; inundating; overwhelming.
||DELUSION, n. S as z.1. The act of deluding; deception; a misleading of the mind. We are all ...
||DELUSIVE, a. Apt to deceive; tending to mislead the mind; deceptive; beguiling; as delusive arts; ...
||DELUSIVENESS, n. The quality of being delusive; tendency to deceive.
||DELUSORY, a. Apt to deceive; deceptive.
||DELVE, v.t. Delv. [L. A mole, perhaps the delver.]1. To dig; to open the ground with a ...
||DELVER, n. One who digs, as with a spade.
||DELVING, ppr. Digging.
||DEMAGOGUE, n. Demagog. [Gr. The populas, and to lead.]1. A leader of the people; an orator who ...
||DEMAIN, n. 1. A manor-house and the land adjacent or near, which a lord keeps in his own hands or ...
||DEMAND, v.t. [L. To command; to send; hence, to commit or entrust. To ask is to press or urge.]1. ...
||DEMANDABLE, a. That may be demanded, claimed, asked for, or required; as, payment is demandable at ...
||DEMANDANT, n. One who demands; the plaintiff in a real action; any plaintiff.
||DEMANDED, pp. Called for; claimed; challenged as due; requested; required; interrogated.
||DEMANDER, n. One who demands; one who requires with authority; one who claims as due; one who ...
||DEMANDING, ppr. Claiming or calling for as due, or by authority; requiring; asking; pursuing a ...
||DEMANDRESS, n. A female demandant.
||DEMARCH, n. March; walk; gait.
||DEMARKATION, n.1. The act of marking, or of ascertaining and setting a limit.2. A limit or bound ...
||DEMEAN, v.t.1. To behave; to carry; to conduct; with the reciprocal pronoun; as, it is our duty to ...
||DEMEANOR, n. Behavior; carriage; deportment; as decent demeanor; sad demeanor.
||DEMEANURE, n. Behavior.
||DEMENCY, n. Madness.
||DEMENTATE, a. Mad; infatuated.DEMENTATE, v.t. To make mad.
||DEMENTATION, n. The act of making frantic.
||DEMEPHITIZATION, n. The act of purifying from mephitic or foul air.
||DEMEPHITIZE, v.t. To purify from foul unwholesome air.
||DEMEPHITIZED, pp. Purified; freed from foul air.
||DEMEPHITIZING, ppr. Purifying from foul air.
||DEMERIT, n. [ L. To earn or deserve.]1. That which deserves punishment, the opposite of merit; an ...
||DEMERSED, a. Plunged; situated or growing under water.
||DEMERSION, n. [L. To plunge or drown.]1. A plunging into a fluid; a drowning.2. The state of ...
||DEMESNE, [See Demain.]
||DEMI-BRIGADE, n. A half-brigade.
||DEMI-CADENCE, n. In music, an imperfect cadence, or one that falls on any other than the key note.
||DEMI-CANNON, n. A cannon of different sizes; the lowest carries a ball of thirty pounds weight, ...
||DEMI-CROSS, n. An instrument for taking the altitude of the sun and stars.
||DEMI-CULVERIN, n. A large gun, or piece of ordnance; the least is ten feet long, and carries a ...
||DEMI-DEVIL, n. Half a devil.
||DEMI-DISTANCE, n. In fortification, the distance between the outward polygons and the flank.
||DEMI-DITONE, n. In music, a minor third.
||DEMI-GOD, n. Half a god; one partaking of the divine nature; a fabulous hero, produced by the ...
||DEMI-GORGE, n. In fortification, that part of the polygon which remains after the flank is raised, ...
||DEMI-GROAT, n. A half-groat.
||DEMI-LANCE, n. A light lance; a short spear; a half-pike.
||DEMI-LUNE, n. A half-moon.
||DEMI-MAN, n. Half a man; a term of reproach.
||DEMI-NATURED, a. Having half the nature of another animal.
||DEMI-PREMISES, n. Plu. Half-premises.
||DEMI-QUAVER, n. A note in music, of half the length of the quaver.
||DEMI-SEMI-QUAVER, n. The shortest note in music, two of which are equal to a semi-quaver.
||DEMI-TONE, n. In music, an interval of half a tone; a semi-tone.
||DEMI-VILL, n. A half-vill, consisting of five freemen or frank pledges.
||DEMI-VOLT, n. One of the seven artificial motions of a horse, in which he raises his fore legs in ...
||DEMI-WOLF, n. Half a wolf; a mongrel dog between a dog and a wolf; lycisca.
||DEMI, a prefix, Fr. Demi, from the L. Dimidium, signifies half. It is used only in composition.
||DEMIGRATE or DEMIGRATION, [Not used. See Migrate.]
||DEMIREP, n. A woman of suspicious chastity. [Demi-reputation.]
||DEMISABLE, a. S sa z. That may be leased; as an estate demisable by copy of court roll.
||DEMISE, n. S as z. [L. Literally, a laying down, or sending from; a removing.]1. In England, a ...
||DEMISSION, n. A lowering; degradation; depression.
||DEMISSIVE or DEMISS, a. Humble.
||DEMISSLY, adv. In a humble manner.
||DEMIT, v.t. To let fall; to depress; to submit.
||DEMIURGE, n. [Gr., a public servant, and work.] In the mythology of Eastern Philosophers, an eon ...
||DEMIURGIC, a. Pertaining to a demiurge, or to creative power.
||DEMOCRACY, n. [Gr. People, and to possess, to govern.] Government by the people; a form of ...
||DEMOCRAT, n. One who adheres to a government by the people, or favors the extension of the right ...
||DEMOCRATICAL, a. Popular; pertaining to democracy or government by the people; as a democratical ...
||DEMOCRATICALLY, adv. In a democratical manner.
||DEMOLISH, v.t. [L. To build.] To throw or pull down; to raze; to destroy, as a heap or structure; ...
||DEMOLISHED, pp. Pulled down; thrown down; razed; destroyed, as a fabric or structure.
||DEMOLISHER, n. One who pulls or throws down; one who destroys or lays waste; as a demolisher of ...
||DEMOLISHING, ppr. Pulling or throwing down; destroying.
||DEMOLISHMENT, n. Ruin; overthrow.
||DEMOLITION, n. The act of overthrowing, pulling down or destroying a pile or structure; ruin; ...
||DEMON, n. A spirit, or immaterial being, holding a middle place between men and the celestial ...
||DEMONESS, n. A female demon.
||DEMONIAC or DEMONIACAL or DEMONIAN, a. 1. Pertaining to demons or evil spirits.2. Influenced by ...
||DEMONIACS, n. In church history, a branch of the Anabaptists, whose distinguishing tenet is, that ...
||DEMONOCRACY, n. [Gr. Demon and to hold.] The power or government of demons.
||DEMONOLATRY, n. [Gr. Demon and worship.] The worship of demons, or of evil spirits.
||DEMONOLOGY, n. [Gr. Demon and discourse.] A discourse on demons; a treatise on evil spirits. So ...
||DEMONOMIST, n. [Gr. Demon and law.] One that lives in subjection to the devil, or to evil spirits.
||DEMONOMY, n. The dominion of demons, or of evil spirits.
||DEMONSHIP, n. The state of a demon.
||DEMONSTRABLE, a. That may be demonstrated; that may be proved beyond doubt or contradiction; ...
||DEMONSTRABLENESS, n. The quality of being demonstrable.
||DEMONSTRABLY, adv. In a manner to preclude doubt; beyond the possibility of contradiction.
||DEMONSTRATE, v.t. [L. To show.]1. To show or prove to be certain; to prove beyond the possibility ...
||DEMONSTRATED, pp. Proved beyond the possibility of doubt; rendered certain to the mind.
||DEMONSTRATING, ppr. Proving to be certain; evincing beyond the possibility of doubt.
||DEMONSTRATION, n.1. The act of demonstrating, or of exhibiting certain proof.2. The highest ...
||DEMONSTRATIVE, a. 1. Showing or proving by certain evidence; having the power of demonstration; ...
||DEMONSTRATIVELY, adv. With certain evidence; with proof which cannot be questioned; certainly; ...
||DEMONSTRATOR, n. 1. One who demonstrates; one who proves any thing with certainty, or with ...
||DEMONSTRATORY, a. Tending to demonstrate; having a tendency to prove beyond a possibility of ...
||DEMORALIZATION, n. The act of subverting or corrupting morals; destruction of moral principles.
||DEMORALIZE, v.t. To corrupt or undermine the morals of ; to destroy or lessen the effect of moral ...
||DEMORALIZED, pp. Corrupted in morals.
||DEMORALIZING, ppr. 1. Corrupting or destroying morals or moral principles.2. A. Tending to ...
||DEMULCE, v.t. Demuls. To sooth; to soften or pacify.
||DEMULCENT, a. [L. To stroke, to soften; allied perhaps to mollis, mellow.] Softening; mollifying; ...
||DEMUR, v.i. [L. To stay or delay.]1. To stop; to pause; to hesitate; to suspend proceeding; to ...
||DEMURE, a. Sober; grave; modest; downcast; as a demure countenance; a demure abasing of the ...
||DEMURELY, adv. With grave, solemn countenance; with a fixed look; with a solemn gravity.Esops ...
||DEMURENESS, n. Gravity of countenance; soberness; a modest look.
||DEMURRAGE, n. An allowance made to the master of a trading vessel, for delay or detention in port ...
||DEMURRER, n.1. One who demure.2. In law, a stop at some point in the pleadings, and a resting of ...
||DEMURRING, ppr. Stopping; pausing; suspending proceedings or decision; resting or abiding on a ...
||DEMY,1. A particular size of paper; a kind of paper of small size.2. A half fellow at Magdalen ...
||DEN, n.1. A cave or hollow place in the earth; usually applied to a cave, pit, or subterraneous ...
||DENARCOTIZE, v.t. [de and narcotic.] To deprive of the narcotic principle or quality; as, to ...
||DENARY, a. Containing ten.DENARY, n. The number ten.
||DENATIONALIZE, v.t. To divest of national character or rights, by transferrence to the service of ...
||DENAY, n. Denial; refusal.DENAY, v.t. To deny.
||DENDRACHATE, n. [Gr. A tree, and agate.] Arborescent agate; agate containing the figures of shrubs ...
||DENDRITE, n. [Gr. A tree.] A stone or mineral on or in which are the figures of shrubs or trees; ...
||DENDRITICAL, a. Containing the figures of shrubs or trees.
||DENDROID, a. [Gr. A tree, and form.] Resembling a shrub.
||DENDROIT, n. A fossil which has some resemblance in form to the branch of a tree.
||DENDROLITE, n. [Gr. A tree and a stone.] A petrified or fossil shrub, plant, or part of a plant.
||DENDROLOGY, n. [Gr. A tree and a discourse.] A discourse or treatise on trees; the natural ...
||DENDROMETER, n. [Gr. Tree and to measure.] An instrument to measure the highth and diameter of ...
||DENEGATE, v.t. To deny.
||DENEGATION, n. Denial.
||DENIABLE, a. That may be denied, or contradicted.
||DENIAL, n.1. An affirmation to the contrary; an assertion that a declaration or fact stated is not ...
||DENIER, n. One who denies, or contradicts; one who refuses or rejects; a disowner; one who does ...
||DENIGRATE, v.t. [L. Black.] To blacken; to make black.
||DENIGRATION, n. The act of making black; a blackening.
||DENITRATION, n. A disengaging of nitric acid.
||DENIZATION, n. The act of making one a denizen, subject or citizen. This in England is done by ...
||DENIZEN, n. 1. In England, an alien who is made a subject by the kings letters patent, holding a ...
||DENOMIINABLE, a. That may be denominated, or named.
||DENOMINATE, v.t. [L. To name.] To name; to give a name or epithet to; as, a race of intelligent ...
||DENOMINATED, pp. Named; called.
||DENOMINATING, ppr. Naming.
||DENOMINATION, n.1. The act of naming.2. A name or appellation; a vocal sound, customarily used to ...
||DENOMINATIVE, a. That gives a name; that confers a distinct appellation.
||DENOMINATOR, n. 1. He that gives a name.2. In arithmetic, that number placed below the line in ...
||DENOTABLE, a. That may be denoted or marked.
||DENOTATION, n. The act of denoting.
||DENOTATIVE, a. Having power to denote.
||DENOTE, v.t. [L. To note or mark.]1. To mark; to signify by a visible sign; to indicate; to ...
||DENOTED, pp. Marked; signified, indicated.
||DENOTEMENT, n. Sign; indication.
||DENOTING, ppr. Marking; expressing; indicating.
||DENOUEMENT, n. The unraveling or discovery of a plot.
||DENOUNCE, v.t. [L. To tell, or declare.]1. To declare solemnly; to proclaim in a threatening ...
||DENOUNCED, pp. 1. Threatened by open declaration; as, punishment is denounced against the ...
||DENOUNCEMENT, n. The declaration of a menace, or of evil; denunciation.
||DENOUNCER, n. One who denounces, or declares a menace.Here comes the sad denouncer of my fate.
||DENOUNCING, ppr. Declaring, as a threat; threatening; accusing.
||DENSE, a.1. Close; compact; having its constituent parts closely united; applied to solids or ...
||DENSENESS, n. The same as density.
||DENSITY, n. 1. Closeness of constituent parts; compactness. Density is opposed to rarity; and in ...
||DENT, n.1. Literally, a tooth or projecting point. But it is used to express a gap or notch, or ...
||DENTAL, a. Pertaining to the teeth. In grammar, formed or pronounced by the teeth, with the aid ...
||DENTALITE, n. A fossil shell of the genus Dentalium.
||DENTATED, a. Toothed; notched.In botany, a dentated root is one that consists of a concatenation ...
||DENTATO-SINUATE, a. Having points like teeth with hollows about the edge.
||DENTED, a. Indented; impressed with little hollows.
||DENTELLI, n. Modillions.
||DENTICLE, n. A small tooth or projecting point.
||DENTICULATED, a. [L. A tooth.] Having small teeth or notches; as a denticulate leaf, calyx or ...
||DENTICULATION, n. The state of being set with small teeth, or prominences or points, resembling ...
||DENTIFORM, a. [L. A tooth and form.] Having the form of a tooth.
||DENTIFRICE, n. [L. A tooth and to rub] A powder or other substance to be used in cleaning the ...
||DENTIL, n. [L. A tooth.] In architecture, an ornament in cornices bearing some resemblance to ...
||DENTIST, n. One whose occupation is to clean and extract teeth, or repair the loss of them.
||DENTITION, n. [L. To breed teeth.]1. The breeding or cutting of teeth in infancy.2. The time of ...
||DENTIZE, v.t. To renew the teeth, or have them renewed.
||DENTOID, a. [L. A tooth and form.] Having a form of teeth.
||DENUDATE or DENUDE, v.t. [L. To make bare; naked.] To strip; to divest of all covering; to make ...
||DENUDATION, n. 1. The act of stripping off covering; a making bare.2. In geology, the act of ...
||DENUDED, pp. Stripped; divested of covering; laid bare.
||DENUDING, ppr. Stripping of covering; making bare.
||DENUNCIATE, v.t. To denounce, which see.
||DENUNCIATION, n. 1. Publication; proclamation; annunciation; preaching; as a faithful ...
||DENUNCIATOR, n. 1. He that denounces; one who publishes or proclaims, especially intended evil; ...
||DENY, v.t.1. To contradict; to gainsay; to declare a statement or position not to be true. We ...
||DEOBSTRUCT, v.t. [L. To stop; to pile.]To remove obstructions, or impediments to a passage; to ...
||DEOBSTRUCTED, pp. Cleared of obstructions; opened.
||DEOBSTRUCTING, ppr. Removing impediments to a passage.
||DEOBSTRUENT, a. Removing obstructions; having power to clear or open the natural ducts of the ...
||DEODAND, n. [L. To be given to God.] In England, a personal chattel which is the immediate ...
||DEONERATE, v.t. To unload.
||DEOPPILATE, v.t. To free from obstructions; to clear a passage.
||DEOPPILATION, n. The removal of obstructions.
||DEOPPILATIVE, a. Deobstruent; aperient.
||DEORDINATION, n. Disorder.
||DEOSCULATE, v.t. To kiss.
||DEOSCULATION, n. A kissing.
||DEOSYDATED, pp. Reduced from the state of an oxyd.
||DEOXYDATE, v.t. To deprive of oxygen, or reduce from the state of an oxyd.
||DEOXYDATING, ppr. Reducing from the state of an oxyd.
||DEOXYDATION, n. The act or process of reducing from the state of an oxyd.
||DEOXYDIZATION, n. Deoxydation.
||DEOXYDIZE, v.t. To deoxydate.
||DEOXYDIZED, pp. Deoxydated.
||DEOXYDIZING, ppr. Deoxydating.NOTE. Deoxydate and deoxydize are synonymous; but the former is ...
||DEOXYGENATE, v.t. To deprive of oxygen.
||DEOXYGENATED, v.t. Deprived of oxygen.
||DEOXYGENATING, ppr. Depriving of oxygen.
||DEOXYGENATION, n. The act or operation of depriving of oxygen.
||DEPAINT, v.t. [L. To paint.]1. To paint; to picture; to represent in colors, as by painting the ...
||DEPAINTED, pp. Painted; represented in colors; described.
||DEPAINTER, n. A painter.
||DEPAINTING, ppr. Painting; representing in colors; describing.
||DEPART, v.i.1. To go or move from.Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire. Matt. 25.It ...
||DEPARTER, n. One who refines metals by separation.
||DEPARTING, ppr. Going from; leaving; desisting; forsaking; vanishing; dying.DEPARTING, n. A going ...
||DEPARTMENT, n.1. Literally, a separation or division; hence, a separate part, or portion; a ...
||DEPARTMENTAL, a. Pertaining to a department, or division.
||DEPARTURE, n.1. The act of going away; a moving from or leaving a place; as a departure from ...
||DEPASCENT, a. [L. To feed.] Feeding.
||DEPASTURE, v.t. To eat up; to consume.DEPASTURE, v.i. To feed; to graze.If a man takes in a ...
||DEPASTURING, ppr. Feeding; grazing; eating up.
||DEPAUPERATE, v.t. [L. To beggar.] To make poor; to impoverish; to deprive of fertility or ...
||DEPAUPERATED, pp. Impoverished; made poor.
||DEPAUPERATING, ppr. Impoverishing; making poor.
||DEPECTIBLE, a. [L. To comb.] Tough; thick.
||DEPEINCT, v.t. To paint.
||DEPEND, v.i. [L. To hang.] 1. To hang; to be sustained by being fastened or attached to ...
||DEPENDABLE, a. That may be depended on; as dependable friendships.
||DEPENDENCY, n. 1. A state of hanging down from a supporter.2. Any thing hanging down; a series ...
||DEPENDENT, a. 1. Hanging down; as a dependent leaf.The furs in the tails were dependent.2. ...
||DEPENDER, n. One who depends; a dependent.
||DEPENDING, ppr. 1. Hanging down; relying.2. A. Pending; undecided; as a suit or question.
||DEPERDIT, a. That which is lost or destroyed.
||DEPERDITION, n. Loss; destruction.
||DEPHLEGMATE, v.t. [Gr. To burn.] To deprive of superabundant water, as by evaporation or ...
||DEPHLEGMATION, n. The operation of separating water from spirits and acids, by evaporation or ...
||DEPHLEGMEDNESS, n. A state of being freed from water.
||DEPHLOGISTICATE, v.t. [Gr. Burnt, inflammable.] To deprive of phlogiston, or the supposed ...
||DEPHLOGISTICATED, pp. Deprived of phlogiston. Dephlogisticated air, is an elastic fluid capable of ...
||DEPICT, v.t. [L. To paint.] 1. To paint; to portray; to form a likeness in colors; as, to depict ...
||DEPICTED, pp. Painted; represented in colors; described.
||DEPICTING, ppr. Painting; representing in colors, or in words.
||DEPICTURE, v.t. To paint; to picture; to represent in colors.
||DEPILATE, v.t. [L. Hair.] To strip of hair.
||DEPILATION, n. The act of pulling off the hair.
||DEPILATORY, a. Having the quality or power to take off hair and make bald.DEPILATORY, n. Any ...
||DEPILOUS, a. Without hair.
||DEPLANTATION, n. The act of taking up plants from beds.
||DEPLETION, n. [L. To fill.] The act of emptying; particularly, in the medical art, the act of ...
||DEPLORABLE, a.1. That may be deplored or lamented; lamentable; that demands or causes lamentation; ...
||DEPLORABLENESS, n. The state of being deplorable; misery; wretchedness; a miserable state.
||DEPLORABLY, adv. In a manner to be deplored; lamentably; miserable; as, manners are deplorably ...
||DEPLORATION, n. The act of lamenting. In music, a dirge or mournful strain.
||DEPLORE, v.t. [L. To howl; to wail.] To lament; to bewail; to mourn; to feel or express deep and ...
||DEPLORED, pp. Lamented; bewailed; deeply regretted.
||DEPLOREDLY, adv. Lamentably.
||DEPLORER, n. One who deplores, or deeply laments; a deep mourner.
||DEPLORING, ppr. Bewailing; deeply lamenting.
||DEPLOY, v.t. To display; to open; to extend; a military term.DEPLOY, v.i. To open; to extend; to ...
||DEPLOYING, ppr. Opening; extending; displaying.
||DEPLUMATION, n. 1. The stripping or falling off of plumes or feathers.2. A tumor of the eye-lids ...
||DEPLUME, v.t. [L. A feather.] To strip or pluck off feathers; to deprive of plumage.
||DEPLUMED, pp. Stripped of feathers or plumes.
||DEPLUMING, ppr. Stripping off plumes or feathers.
||DEPOLARIZE, v.t. To deprive of polarity.
||DEPONE, v.t. To lay down as a pledge; to wage.
||DEPONENT, a.1. Laying down.2. A deponent verb, in the Latin Grammar, is a verb which has a ...
||DEPOPULATE, v.t. [L. To ravage or lay waste.] To dispeople; to unpeople; to deprive of ...
||DEPOPULATED, pp. Dispeopled; deprived of inhabitants.
||DEPOPULATING, ppr. Dispeopling; depriving of inhabitants.
||DEPOPULATION, n. The act of dispeopling; destruction or expulsion of inhabitants.
||DEPOPULATOR, n. One who depopulates; one who destroys or expels the inhabitants of a city, town or ...
||DEPORT, v.t. [L. To carry.]1. With the reciprocal pronoun, to carry; to demean; to behave.Let an ...
||DEPORTATION, n. Transportation; a carrying away; a removal from one country to another, or to a ...
||DEPORTED, pp. Carried away; transported; banished.
||DEPORTING, ppr. Carrying away; removing to a distant place or country; transporting; banishing.
||DEPORTMENT, n. Carriage; manner of acting in relation to the duties of life; behavior; demeanor ; ...
||DEPOSABLE, a. That may be deposed, or deprived of office.
||DEPOSAL, n. The act of deposing, or divesting of office.
||DEPOSE, v.t. [L. To lay or put.]1. To lay down; to throw; to let fall; as, the flood deposed fine ...
||DEPOSED, pp. Dethroned; degraded; testified.
||DEPOSER, n. One who deposes or degrades from office.
||DEPOSING, ppr. Dethroning; degrading; bearing witness.DEPOSING, n. The act of dethroning.
||DEPOSIT, v.t.1. To lay down; to lay; to throw down. A crocodile deposits her eggs in the sand. A ...
||DEPOSITARY, n. 1. A person with whom any thing is left or lodged in trust; one to whom a thing is ...
||DEPOSITING, ppr. Laying down; pledging; repositing.
||DEPOSITION, n. 1. The act of laying or throwing down; as, soil is formed by the deposition of ...
||DEPOSITORY, n. A place where any thing is lodged for safe-keeping. A warehouse is a depository ...
||DEPOSITUM, n. A deposit.
||DEPOT. [A french word. See deposit.]
||DEPRAVATION, n.1. The act of making bad or worse; the act of corrupting.2. The state of being made ...
||DEPRAVE, v.t. [L. Crooked, perverse, wicked.]1. To make bad or worse; to impair good qualities; ...
||DEPRAVED, pp. 1. Made bad or worse; vitiated; tainted; corrupted.2. A. Corrupt; wicked; ...
||DEPRAVEDLY, adv. In a corrupt manner.
||DEPRAVEDNESS, n. Corruption; taint; a vitiated state.
||DEPRAVEMENT, n. A vitiated state.
||DEPRAVER, n. A corrupted; he who citiates; a vilifier.
||DEPRAVING, n. A traducing.
||DEPRAVITY, n.1. Corruption; a vitiated state; as the depravity of manners and morals.2. A ...
||DEPRECATE, v.t. [L. To pray.]1. To pray against; to pray or intreat that a present evil may be ...
||DEPRECATED, pp. Prayed against; deeply regretted.
||DEPRECATING, ppr. Praying against; regretting.
||DEPRECATION, n.1. A praying against; a praying that an evil may be removed or prevented.2. ...
||DEPRECATIVE, a. 1. That serves to deprecate; tending to remove or avert evil by prayer; as ...
||DEPRECATOR, n. One who deprecates.
||DEPRECIATE, v.t. [Low L. Price.]1. To lessen the price of a thing; to cry down the price or ...
||DEPRECIATED, pp. Lessened in value or price; undervalued.
||DEPRECIATING, ppr. 1. Lessening the price or worth; undervaluing.2. Falling in value.
||DEPRECIATION, n.1. The act of lessening or crying down price or value.2. The falling of value; ...
||DEPREDATE,v.t. [L. To plunder; prey.]1. To plunder; to rob; to pillage; to take the property of an ...
||DEPREDATED, pp. Spoiled; plundered; wasted; pillaged.
||DEPREDATING, ppr. Plundering; robbing; pillaging.
||DEPREDATION, n. 1. The act of plundering; a robbing; a pillaging.2. Waste; consumption; a taking ...
||DEPREDATOR, n. One who plunders, or pillages; a spoiler; a waster.
||DEPREDATORY, a. Plundering; spoiling; consisting in pillaging.
||DEPREHEND, v.t. [L. To take or seize.]1. To catch; to take unawares or by surprise; to seize, as ...
||DEPREHENDED, pp. Taken by surprise; caught; seized; discovered.
||DEPREHENDING, ppr. Taking unawares; catching; seizing; discovering.
||DEPREHENSIBLE, a. That may be caught, or discovered.
||DEPREHENSIBLENESS, n. Capableness of being caught or discovered.
||DEPREHENSION, n. A catching or seizing; a discovery.
||DEPRESS, v.t. [L. To press.]1. To press down; to press to a lower state or position; as, to ...
||DEPRESSING, ppr. Pressing down; lowering in place; letting fall; sinking; dejecting; abasing; ...
||DEPRESSION, n.1. The act of pressing down; or the state of being pressed down; a low state.2. A ...
||DEPRESSIVE, a. Able or tending to depress or cast down.
||DEPRESSOR, n.1. He that presses down; an oppressor.2. In anatomy, a muscle that depresses or ...
||DEPRIVABLE, a. That may be deprived.A chaplain shall be deprivable by the founder, not by the ...
||DEPRIVATION, n.1. The act of depriving; a taking away.2. A state of being deprived; loss; want; ...
||DEPRIVE, v.t. [L. To take away.]1. To take from; to bereave of something possessed or enjoyed; ...
||DEPRIVED, pp. Bereft; divested; hindered; stripped of office or dignity; deposed; degraded.
||DEPRIVEMENT, n. The state of losing or being deprived.
||DEPRIVER, n. He or that which deprives or bereaves.
||DEPRIVING, ppr. Bereaving; taking away what is possessed; divesting; hindering from enjoying; ...
||DEPTH, n.1. Deepness; the distance or measure of a thing from the surface to the bottom, or to the ...
||DEPULSION, n. [L. To drive.] A driving or thrusting away.
||DEPULSORY, a. Driving or thrusting away; averting.
||DEPURATE, v.t. To purify; to free from impurities, heterogeneous matter or feculence; a chimical ...
||DEPURATED, pp. Purified from heterogeneous matter, or from impurities.
||DEPURATING, ppr. Purifying; freeing from impurities.
||DEPURATION, n.1. The act of purifying or freeing fluids from heterogeneous matter. This is done ...
||DEPURATORY, a. Cleansing; purifying; or tending to purify. A depuratory fever, is a fever that ...
||DEPURE, v.t. To depurate.
||DEPUTATION, n.1. The act of appointing a substitute or representative to act for another; the act ...
||DEPUTE, v.t. To appoint as a substitute or agent to act for another; to appoint and send with a ...
||DEPUTED, pp. Appointed as a substitute; appointed and sent with special authority to act for ...
||DEPUTING, ppr. Appointing as a substitute; appointed and sent with special authority to act for ...
||DEPUTIZE, v.t. To appoint a deputy; to empower to act for another, as a sheriff.
||DEPUTY-COLLECTOR, n. A person appointed to perform the duties of a collector of the customs, in ...
||DEPUTY-MARSHALL, n. One appointed to act in the place of the marshal.
||DEPUTY-POST-MASTER, n. A person who is appointed to act as post-master, in subordination to the ...
||DEPUTY-SHERIFF, n. A person deputed or authorized to perform the duties of the sheriff, as his ...
||DEPUTY, n.1. A person appointed or elected to act for another, especially a person sent with a ...
||DER, prefixed to names of places, may be from Sax. deor, a wild beast, or from dur, water.
||DERACINATE, v.t. To pluck up by the roots; to extirpate.
||DERACINATED, pp. Plucked up by the roots; extirpated.
||DERACINATING, ppr. Tearing up by the roots; extirpating.
||DERAIGN or DERAIN, v.t. To prove; to justify; to vindicate, as an assertion; to clear ones self.
||DERAINMENT, n. The act of deraining; proof; justification. A like word was formerly used in the ...
||DERANGE, v.t.1. To put out of order; to disturb the regular order of; to throw into confusion; as, ...
||DERANGED, pp. Put out of order; disturbed; embarrassed; confused; disordered in mind; delirious; ...
||DERANGEMENT, n.1. A putting out of order; disturbance of regularity or regular course; ...
||DERANGING, ppr. 1. Putting out of order; disturbing regularity or regular course; embarrassment; ...
||DERAY, v.t. Tumult; disorder; merriment.
||DERE, v.t. To hurt.
||DERELICT, a. [L. To leave.] Left; abandoned.DERELICT, n.1. In law, an article of goods, or any ...
||DERELICTION, n.1. The act of leaving with an intention not to reclaim; an utter forsaking; ...
||DERIDE, v.t. [L. To laugh.] To laugh at in contempt; to turn to ridicule or make sport of; to ...
||DERIDED, pp. Laughed at in contempt; mocked; ridiculed.
||DERIDER, n. 1. One who laughs at another in contempt; a mocker; a scoffer.2. A droll or buffoon.
||DERIDING, ppr. Laughing at with contempt; mocking; ridiculing.
||DERIDINGLY, adv. By way of derision or mockery.
||DERISION, n.1. The act of laughing at in contempt.2. Contempt manifested by laughter; scorn.I am ...
||DERISIVE, a. Containing derision; mocking; ridiculing.Derisive taunts.
||DERISIVELY, adv. With mockery or contempt.
||DERISORY, a. Mocking; ridiculing.
||DERIVABLE, a. 1. That may be derived; that may be drawn, or received, as from a source. Income is ...
||DERIVATE, n. A word derived from another.
||DERIVATION, n.1. The act of deriving, drawing or receiving from a source; as the derivation of an ...
||DERIVATIVE, a.1. Derived; taken or having proceeded from another or something preceding; ...
||DERIVATIVELY, adv. In a derivative manner; by derivation.
||DERIVE, v.t. [L. A stream.]1. To draw from, as in a regular course or channel; to receive from a ...
||DERIVED, pp. Drawn, as from a source; deduced; received; regularly conveyed; descended; ...
||DERIVER, n. One who derives, or draws from a source.
||DERIVING, ppr. Drawing; receiving; deducing; communicating; diverting or turning into another ...
||DERMAL, a. Pertaining to skin; consisting of skin.
||DERMOID, a. Pertaining to the skin; a medical term.
||DERN, a. Solitary; sad; cruel.
||DERNFUL, a. Sad; mournful.
||DERNIER, a. Last; final; ultimate; as the dernier resort.
||DERNLY, adv. Sadly; mournfully.
||DEROGATE, v.t. [L. To ask, to propose. In ancient Rome, rogo was used in proposing new laws, and ...
||DEROGATED, pp. Diminished in value; degraded; damaged.
||DEROGATELY, adv. In a manner to lessen or take from.
||DEROGATING, ppr. Annulling a part. Lessening by taking from.
||DEROGATION, n. 1. The act of annulling or revoking a law, or some part of it. More generally, ...
||DEROGATIVE, a. Derogatory.
||DEROGATORILY, adv. In a detracting manner.
||DEROGATORINESS, n. The quality of being derogatory.
||DEROGATORY, a. 1. Detracting or tending to lessen by taking something from; that lessens the ...
||DERRING, a. Daring.
||DERVIS, n. A turkish priest or monk, who professes extreme poverty, and leads an austere life.
||DESCANT, n. 1. A song or tune composed in parts.2. A song or tune with various modulations.The ...
||DESCANTING, ppr. Singing in parts or with various modulations; discoursing freely; ...
||DESCEND, v.i. [L. To climb.]1. To move or pass from a higher to a lower place; to move, come or go ...
||DESCENDANT, n. Any person proceeding from an ancestor in any degree; issue; offspring, in the line ...
||DESCENDENT, a. 1. Descending; falling; sinking.2. Proceeding from an original or ancestor.
||DESCENDIBILITY, n. The quality of being descendible, or capable of being trnasmitted from ...
||DESCENDIBLE, a.1. That may be descended, or passed down; as, the hill is descendible.2. That may ...
||DESCENSION, n.1. The act of going downwards; descent; a falling or sinking; declension; ...
||DESCENSIONAL, a. Pertaining to descent.
||DESCENSIVE, a. Tending downwards; having power to descend.
||DESCENT, n.1. The act of descending; the act of passing from a higher to a lower place, by any ...
||DESCRIBABLE, a. That may be described; capable of description.
||DESCRIBE, v.t. [L. To write.]1. To delineate or mark the form or figure; as, to describe a circle ...
||DESCRIBED, pp. Represented in form by marks or figures; delineated; represented by words or signs.
||DESCRIBER, n. One who describes by marks, words or signs.
||DESCRIBING, ppr. Representing the form or figure of, by lines or marks; communicating a view of, ...
||DESCRIED, pp. Espied; discovered; seen.
||DESCRIER, n. One who espies, or discovers; a discoverer; a detecter.
||DESCRIPTION, n.1. The act of delineating, or representing the figure of any thing by a plan, to be ...
||DESCRIPTIV,E, a. Containing description; tending to describe; having the quality of representing; ...
||DESCRY, v.t.1. To espy; to explore; to examine by observation.The house of Joseph sent to descry ...
||DESCRYING, ppr. Descovering; espying.
||DESECRATE, v.t. [L. To consecrate, from sacred.]1. To divert from a sacred purpose or ...
||DESECRATED, pp. Diverted from a sacred purpose or appropriation; divested of a sacred character or ...
||DESECRATING, ppr. Diverting from a purpose to which a thing is consecrated; divested of a sacred ...
||DESECRATION, n. The act of diverting from a sacred purpose or use to which a thing had been ...
||DESERT, a. S as z [L. To sow, plant or scatter.]1. Literally, forsaken; hence, uninhabited; as a ...
||DESERTED, pp. Wholly forsaken; abandoned; left.
||DESERTER, n. A person who forsakes his cause, his post, or his party or friend; particularly, a ...
||DESERTFUL, a. High in desert; meritorious.
||DESERTING, ppr. Forsaking utterly; abandoning.
||DESERTION, n. 1. The act of forsaking or abandoning, as a party, a friend, a country, an army or ...
||DESERTLESS, a. Without merit or claim to favor or reward.
||DESERTLESSLY, adv. Undeservedly.
||DESERTRIX, n. A female who deserts.
||DESERVE, v.t. [L. To serve.]1. To merit; to be worthy of; applied to good or evil.2. To merit by ...
||DESERVED, pp. Merited; worthy of.
||DESERVEDLY, adv. Justly; according to desert, whether of good or evil. A man may be deservedly ...
||DESERVER, n. He who deserves or merits; one who is worthy of; used generally in a good sense.
||DESERVING, ppr. 1. Meriting; having a just claim to reward; justly meriting punishment.2. Worthy ...
||DESERVINGLY, adv. Meritoriously; with just desert.
||DESHABILLE or DESHABIL, n. An undress; a loose morning dress; hence, any home dress; as, the lady ...
||DESICCANT, a. Drying.DESICCANT, n. A medicine or application that dries a sore.
||DESICCATE, v.t. [L. To dry.] to dry; to exhaust of moisture; to exhale or remove moisture ...
||DESICCATED, pp. Dried.
||DESICCATING, ppr. Drying; exhausting moisture.
||DESICCATION, n. The act of making dry; the state of being dried.
||DESICCATIVE, a. Drying; tending to dry; that has the power to dry.
||DESIDERATE,v.t. [from the L.] To want; to miss.
||DESIDERATUM, n. Plu. Desiderata. [L. To desire.] That which is desired; that which is not ...
||DESIGN, v.t.[L. To seal or stamp, that is, to set or throw.]1. To delineate a form or figure by ...
||DESIGNABLE, a. 1. Capable of being designed or marked out.2. Distinguishable.
||DESIGNATE, v.t.1. To mark out or show, so as to make known; to indicate by bisible lines, marks, ...
||DESIGNATED, pp. Marked out; indicated; shown; pointed out appointed.
||DESIGNATING, ppr. Marking out; indicating; pointing out; appointing.
||DESIGNATION, n.1. The act of pointing or marking out by signs or objects; as the designation of an ...
||DESIGNATIVE, a. Serving to designate or indicate.
||DESIGNATOR, n. A Roman officer who assigned to each person his rank and place in public shows and ...
||DESIGNED, pp. Marked out; delineated; planned; intended.
||DESIGNEDLY, adv. By design; purposely; intentionally; opposed to accidentally, ignorantly, or ...
||DESIGNER, n.1. One who designs, marks out or plans; one who frames a scheme or project; a ...
||DESIGNFULNESS, n. Abundance of design.
||DESIGNING, ppr.1. Forming a design; plnning; delineating the outline; drawing figures on a ...
||DESIGNLESS, a. Without design or intention; inadvertent.
||DESIGNLESSLY, adv. Without design; inadvertently; ignorantly.
||DESIGNMENT, n.1. Design; sketch; delineation.2. Design; purpose; aim; intent; scheme.
||DESINENCE, n. End; close.
||DESINENT, a. Ending; extreme; lower-most.
||DESIPIENT, a. [L. To dote; to be wise.] trifling; foolish; playful.
||DESIRABLE, a.1. Worthy of desire; that is to be wished for with sincerity or earnestness. An easy ...
||DESIRABLENESS,n. The quality of being desirable.
||DESIRE, n.1. An emotion or excitement of the mind, directed to the attainment or possession of an ...
||DESIRED, pp. Wished for; coveted; requested; entreated.
||DESIRELESS, a. Free from desire.
||DESIRER, n. One who desires or asks; one who wishes.
||DESIRING, ppr. Wishing for; coveting; asking; expressing a wish; soliciting.
||DESIROUS, a. Wishing for; wishing to obtain; coveting; solicitous to possess and enjoy.Be not ...
||DESIROUSLY, adv. With desire; with earnest wishes.
||DESIROUSNESS, n. The state or affection of being desirous.
||DESIST, v.i. [L. To stand.] To stop; to cease to act or proceed; to forbear; with from; as, he ...
||DESISTANCE, n. A ceasing to act or proceed; a stopping.
||DESISTING, ppr. Ceasing to act or proceed.
||DESITIVE, a. Final; conclusive.
||DESK, n.1. An inclining table for the use of writers and readers; usually made with a box or ...
||DESMINE, n. A mineral that crystalizes in little silken tufts, which accompany spinellane in the ...
||DESOLATE, a. 1. Destitute or deprived of inhabitants; desert; uninhabited; denoting either ...
||DESOLATED, pp. Deprived of inhabitants; wasted; ruined.
||DESOLATELY, adv. In a desolate manner.
||DESOLATER, n. One who lays waste or desolates; that which desolates.
||DESOLATING, ppr. Depriving of inhabitants; wasting; ravaging.
||DESOLATION, n.1. The act of desolating destruction or expulsion of inhabitants; destruction; ruin; ...
||DESOLATORY, a. Causing desolation.
||DESPAIR, n.1. Hopelessness; a hopeless state; a destitution of hope or expectation.We are ...
||DESPAIRER, n. One without hope.
||DESPAIRFUL, a. Hopeless.
||DESPAIRING, ppr. Giving up all hope or expectation.
||DESPAIRINGLY, adv. In a despairing manner; in a manner indicating hopelessness; as, he speaks ...
||DESPATCH, [See Dispatch.]
||DESPECTION, n. A looking down; a despising.
||DESPERADO, n. A desperate fellow; a furious man; a madman; a person urged by furious passions; one ...
||DESPERATE, a. [L. To despair.]1. Without hope.I am desperate of obtaining her.2. Without care of ...
||DESPERATELY, adv. 1. In a desperate manner; as in despair; hence, furiously; with rage; madly; ...
||DESPERATENESS, n. Madness; fury; rash precipitance.
||DESPERATION, n.1. A despairing; a giving up of hope; as desperation of success.2. Hopelessness; ...
||DESPICABLE, a. [Low L. To look down, to despise; to look.] That may be or deserves to be despised; ...
||DESPICABLENESS, n. The quality or state of being despicable; meanness; vileness; worthlessness.
||DESPICABLY, adv. Meanly; vilely; contemptibly; as despicably poor.
||DESPISABLE, a. Despicable; contemptible.
||DESPISAL, n. Contempt.
||DESPISE, .v.t.1. To contemn; to scorn; to disdain; to have the lowest opinion of.Fools despise ...
||DESPISED, pp. Contemned; disdained; abhorred.
||DESPISEDNESS, n. The state of being despised.
||DESPISER, n. A contemner; a scorner.
||DESPISING, ppr. Contemning; scorning; disdaining.DESPISING, n. Contempt.
||DESPISINGLY, adv. With contempt.
||DESPITE, n.1. Extreme malice; violent hatred; malignity; malice irritated or enraged; active ...
||DESPITEFUL, a. Full of spite; malicious; malignant; as a despiteful enemy.Hater of God, ...
||DESPITEFULLY, adv. With despite; maliciously; contemptuously.Pray for them that despitefully use ...
||DESPITEFULNESS, n. Malice; extreme hatred; malignity.
||DESPITEOUS, a. Malicious.
||DESPITEOUSLY, adv.. Furiously.
||DESPOIL,v.t. [L. To spoil.]1. To strip; to take from by force; to rob; to deprive; followed by of; ...
||DESPOILED, pp. Stripped; robbed; bereaved; deprived.
||DESPOILER, n. One who strips by force; a plunderer.
||DESPOILING, ppr. Depriving; stripping; robbing.
||DESPOLIATION, n. The act of despoiling; a stripping.
||DESPOND, v.i.[L. To promise; literally, to throw to or forward.]1. To be cast down; to be ...
||DESPONDENCY, n. A sinking or dejection of spirits at the loss of hope; loss of courage at the ...
||DESPONDENT, a. Losing courage at the loss of hope; sinking into dejection; depressed and inactive ...
||DESPONDER, n. One destitute of hope.
||DESPONDING, ppr. Losing courage to act, in consequence of loss of hope, or of deep calamity, or of ...
||DESPONDINGLY, adv. In a desponding manner; with dejection of spirits; despairingly.
||DESPONSATE, v.t. To betroth.
||DESPONSATION, n. A betrothing.
||DESPOT, n. An emperor, king or price invested with absolute power, or ruling without any control ...
||DESPOTICAL, a.1. Absolute in power; independent of control from men, constitution or laws; ...
||DESPOTICALLY, adv. With unlimited power; arbitrarily; in a despotic manner.
||DESPOTICALNESS, n. Absolute or arbitrary authority.
||DESPOTISM, n.1. Absolute power; authority unlimited and uncontrolled by men, constitution or laws, ...
||DESPUMATE, v.i. [L. Froth or scum.] To foam; to froth; to form froth or scum.
||DESPUMATION, n. The act of throwing off excrementitious matter and forming a froth or scum on the ...
||DESQUAMATION, n. [L. A scale.] A scaling or exfoliation of bone; the separation of the cuticle in ...
||DESS, for desk.
||DESSERT, n. A service of fruits and sweetmeats, at the close of an entertainment; the last course ...
||DESTINATE, v.t. To design or appoint.DESTINATE, a. Appointed; destined; determined.
||DESTINATION, n. 1. The act of destining, or appointing.2. The purpose for which any thing is ...
||DESTINE, v.t. [L.]1. To set, ordain or appoint to a use, purpose, state or place. We destine a son ...
||DESTINED, pp. Ordained; appointed by previous determination; devoted; fixed unalterably.
||DESTINING, ppr. Ordaining; appointing.
||DESTINY, n. 1. State or condition appointed or predetermined; ultimate fate; as, men are ...
||DESTITUTE, a. [L. To set. Literally, set from or away.]1. Not having or possessing; wanting; as ...
||DESTITUTION, n. Want; absence of a thing; a state in which something is wanted or not possessed; ...
||DESTROY, v.t. [L. To pile, to build.]1. To demolish; to pull down; to separate the parts of an ...
||DESTROYABLE, a. That may be destroyed.Plants scarcely destroyable by the weather.
||DESTROYED, pp. Demolished; pulled down; ruined; annihilated; devoured; swept away; &c.
||DESTROYER, n. One who destroys, or lays waste; one who kills a man, or an animal, or who ruins a ...
||DESTROYING, ppr. Demolishing; laying waste; killing; annihilating; putting an end to.DESTROYING, ...
||DESTRUCT, fro destroy, is not used.
||DESTRUCTIBILITY, n. The quality of being capable of destruction.
||DESTRUCTIBLE, a. [L.] Liable to destruction; capable of being destroyed.
||DESTRUCTION, n.1. The act of destroying; demolition; a pulling down; subversion; ruin, by whatever ...
||DESTRUCTIVE, a. Causing destruction; having the quality of destroying; ruinous; mischievous; ...
||DESTRUCTIVELY, adv. With destruction; ruinously; mischievously; with power to destroy; as ...
||DESTRUCTIVENESS, n. The quality of destroying or ruining.
||DESTRUCTOR, n. A destroyer; a consumer. [Not used.]
||DESUDATION, n. [L., to sweat.] A sweating; a profuse or morbid sweating, succeeded by an eruption ...
||DESUETUDE, n. [L.] The cessation of use; disuse; discontinuance of practice, custom or fashion. ...
||DESULPHURATE, v.t. To deprive of sulphur.
||DESULPHURATED, pp. Deprived of sulphur.
||DESULPHURATING, ppr. Depriving of sulphur.
||DESULPHURATION, n. The act or operation of depriving of sulphur.
||DESULTORILY, adv. [See Desultory.] In a desultory manner; without method; loosely.
||DESULTORINESS, n. A desultory manner; unconnectedness; a passing from one thing to another without ...
||DESULTORY, a. [L., to leap.]1. Leaping; passing from one thing or subject to another, without order ...
||DESUME, v.t. [L.] To take from; to borrow. [Not in use.]
||DETACH, v.t. [See Attach.]1. To separate or disunite; to disengage; to part from; as, to detach the ...
||DETACHED, pp. 1. Separated; parted from ; disunited; drawn and sent on a separate service.2. a. ...
||DETACHING, ppr. Separating; parting from; drawing and sending on a separate employment.
||DETACHMENT, n. 1. The act of detaching.2. A body of troops, selected or taken from the main army, ...
||DETAIL, v.t. 1. To relate, report or narrate in particulars; to recite the particulars of; to ...
||DETAILED, pp. Related in particulars; minutely recited; selected.
||DETAILER, n. One who details.
||DETAILING, ppr. 1. Relating minutely; telling the particulars.2. Selecting from the rosters.
||DETAINDER, n. A writ. [See Detinue.]
||DETAINED, pp. Withheld; kept back; prevented from going or coming; held; restrained.
||DETAINER, n. 1. One who withholds what belongs to another; one who detains, stops or prevents from ...
||DETAING, v.t. [L., to hold. See Tenant.]1. To keep back or from; to withhold; to keep what belongs ...
||DETAINING, ppr. Withholding what belongs to another; holding back; restraining from going or ...
||DETAINMENT, n. The act of detaining; detention.
||DETECT, v.t. [L., to cover.] Literally, to uncover; hence, to discover; to find out; to bring to ...
||DETECTED, pp. Discovered; found out; laid open; brought to light.
||DETECTER, n. A discoverer; one who finds out what another attempts to conceal.
||DETECTING, ppr. Discovering; finding out.
||DETECTION, n. The act of detecting; discovery of a person or thing attempted to be concealed; as ...
||DETENEBRATE, v.t. [L.] To remove darkness. [Not in use.]
||DETENT, n. [L.] A stop in a clock, which by being lifted up or let down, locks and unlocks the ...
||DETENTION, n. [See Detain.]1. The act of detaining; a withholding from another his right; a keeping ...
||DETER, v.t. [L., to frighten.] 1. To discourage and stop by fear; to stop or prevent from acting or ...
||DETERGE, v.t. deterj. [L., to wipe or scour.] To cleanse; to purge away foul or offending matter, ...
||DETERGED, pp. Cleansed; purged.
||DETERGENT, a. Cleansing; purging.DETERGENT, n. A medicine that has the power of cleansing the ...
||DETERGING, ppr. Cleansing; carrying off obstructions or foul matter.
||DETERIORATE, v.i. [L.] To grow worse; to be impaired in quality to degenerate; opposed to ...
||DETERIORATED, pp. Made worse; impaired in quality.
||DETERIORATING, ppr. Becoming worse or inferior in quality.
||DETERIORATION, n. A growing or making worse; the state of growing worse.
||DETERIORITY, n. Worse sate or quality; as deteriority of diet.
||DETERMENT, n. [See Deter.] The act of deterring; the cause of deterring; that which deters.
||DETERMINABLE, a. [See Determine.]1. That may be decided with certainty.2. That may end or be ...
||DETERMINATE, a. [L.]1. Limited; fixed; definite; as a determinate quantity of matter.2. ...
||DETERMINATELY, adv. 1. With certainty.The principles of religion are determinately true or false.2. ...
||DETERMINATENESS, n. The state of being determinate, certain, or precise.
||DETERMINATION, n. 1. The act of determining or deciding.2. Decision of a question in the mind; firm ...
||DETERMINATIVE, a. 1. That uncontrollably directs to a certain end.The determinative power of a just ...
||DETERMINATOR, n. One who determines.
||DETERMINE, v.t. [L., to bound; a boundary or limit. Gr. See Term.]1. To end; particularly, to end ...
||DETERMINED, pp. 1. Ended; concluded; decided; limited; fixed; settled; resolved; directed.2. a. ...
||DETERMINING, ppr. Ending; deciding; fixing; settling; resolving; limiting; directing.
||DETERRATION, n. [L., de and terra, earth.] The uncovering of any thing which is buried or covered ...
||DETERRED, pp. [See Deter.] Discouraged or prevented from proceeding or acting, by fear, difficulty ...
||DETERRING, pp. 1. Discouraging or influencing not to proceed or act, by fear, difficulty, danger, ...
||DETERSION, n. [L. See Deterge.] The act of cleansing, as a sore.
||DETERSIVE, a. [See Deterge.] Cleansing; having power to cleanse from offending matter.DETERSIVE, n. ...
||DETEST, v.t. [L., to affirm or bear witness. The primary sense of testor is to set, throw or ...
||DETESTABLE, a. Extremely hateful; abominable; very odious; deserving abhorrence.Thou hast defiled ...
||DETESTABLENESS, n. Extreme hatefulness.
||DETESTABLY, adv. Very hatefully; abominably.
||DETESTATION, n. Extreme hatred; abhorrence; with of. The good man entertains uniformly a ...
||DETESTED, pp. Hated extremely; abhorred.
||DETESTER, n. One who abhors.
||DETESTING, ppr. Hating extremely; abhorring; abominating.
||DETHRONE, v.t. [L.] 1. To remove or drive from a throne; to depose; to divest of royal authority ...
||DETHRONED, pp. Removed from a throne; deposed.
||DETHRONEMENT, n. Removal from a throne; deposition of a king, emperor or prince.
||DETHRONER, n. One who dethrones.
||DETHRONING, ppr. Driving from a throne; depriving of regal power.
||DETINUE, n. In law, a writ of detinue is one that lies against him who wrongfully detains goods or ...
||DETONATE, v.t. [L., to thunder.] In chemistry, to cause to explode; to burn or inflame with a ...
||DETONATED, pp. Exploded; burnt with explosion.
||DETONATING, ppr. Exploding; inflaming with a sudden report.
||DETONATION, n. An explosion or sudden report made by the inflammation of certain combustible ...
||DETONIZATION, n. The acct of exploding, as certain combustible bodies.
||DETONIZE, v.t [See Detonate.] To cause to explode; to burn with an explosion; to calcine with ...
||DETONIZED, pp. Exploded, as a combustible body.
||DETONIZING, ppr. Exploding with a sudden report.
||DETORSION, n. A turning or wresting; perversion.
||DETORT, v.t. [L., to twist.] To twist; to wrest; to pervert; to turn from the original or plain ...
||DETORTED, pp. Twisted; wrested; perverted.
||DETORTING, ppr. Wresting; perverting.
||DETOUR, n. A turning; a circuitous way.
||DETRACT, v.t. [L., to draw. See Draw and Drag.]1. Literally, to draw from. Hence, to take away from ...
||DETRACTION, n. [L.] The act of taking something from the reputation or worth of another, with the ...
||DETRACTIOUS, a. Containing detraction; lessening reputation. [Not in use.]
||DETRACTIVE, a. Having the quality or tendency to lessen the worth or estimation.
||DETRACTOR, n. One who takes away or impairs the reputation of another injuriously; one who attempts ...
||DETRACTORY, a. Derogatory; defamatory by denial of desert; with from.
||DETRACTRESS, n. A female detractor; a censorious woman.
||DETRECT, v.t. [L.] To refuse. [Not in use.]
||DETRIMENT, n. [L., worn off.] Loss; damage; injury; mischief; harm; diminution. We speak of ...
||DETRIMENTAL, a. Injurious; hurtful; causing loss or damage.A spirit of speculation may be ...
||DETRITION, n. [L.] A wearing off.
||DETRITUS, n. [L., worn; to wear.] In geology, a mass of substances worn off or detached from solid ...
||DETRUDE, v.t. [L., to thrust.] To thrust down; to push down with force.
||DETRUDED, pp. Thrust or forced down.
||DETRUDING, ppr. Thrusting or forcing down.
||DETRUNCATE, v.t. [L., to cut shorter; cut short. See Trench.] To cut off; to lop; to shorten by ...
||DETRUNCATION, n. The act of cutting off.
||DETRUSION, n. s as z. [See Detrude.] The act of thrusting or driving down.
||DETURPATE, v.t. [L.] To defile. [Little used.]
||DEUCE, n. Two; a card with two spots; a die with two spots; a term used in gaming.DEUCE, n. A ...
||DEUTEROGAMIST, n. [infra.] One who marries the second time.
||DEUTEROGAMY, n. [Gr., second; marriage.] A second marriage after the death of the first husband or ...
||DEUTERONOMY, n. [Gr., second; law.] The second law, or second giving of the law by Moses; the name ...
||DEUTOXYD, n. [Gr., second; strictly.] In chemistry, a substance oxydized in the second degree.
||DEVAPORATION, n. [L.] The change of vapor into water, as in the generation of rain.
||DEVAST, v.t. [L.] To lay waste; to plunder. [Not in use.]
||DEVASTATE, v.t. [L., to waste. See Waste.] To lay waste; to waste; to ravage; to desolate; to ...
||DEVASTATED, pp. Laid waste; ravaged.
||DEVASTATING, ppr. Laying waste; desolating.
||DEVASTATION, n. [L.] 1. Waste; ravage; desolation; destruction of works of art and natural ...
||DEVELOP, v.t. 1. To uncover; to unfold; to lay open; to disclose or make known something concealed ...
||DEVELOPED, pp. Unfolded; laid open; unraveled.
||DEVELOPMENT, n. 1. An unfolding; the discovering of something secret or withheld from the knowledge ...
||DEVEST, v.t. [L., a vest, a garment. Generally written divest.]1. To strip; to deprive of clothing ...
||DEVESTED, pp. Stripped of clothes; deprived; freed from; alienated or lost, as title.
||DEVESTING, ppr. Stripping of clothes; depriving; freeing from ; alienating.
||DEVEX, a. [L.] Bending down. [Not in use.]
||DEVEXITY, n. [L., to carry.] A bending downward; a sloping; incurvation downward.
||DEVIATE, v.i. [L., way.]1. To turn aside or wander from the common or right way, course or line, ...
||DEVIATION, n. 1. A wandering or turning aside from the right way, course or line.2. Variation from ...
||DEVICE, n. [L.]1. That which is formed by design, or invented; scheme; artificial contrivance; ...
||DEVICEFUL, a. Full of devices; inventive.
||DEVICEFULLY, adv. In a manner curiously contrived.
||DEVIL, n. Devl. [L., to calumniate.]1. In the Christian theology, an evil spirit or being; a fallen ...
||DEVILING, n. A young devil. [Not in use.]
||DEVILISH, a. 1. Partaking of the qualities of the devil; diabolical; very evil and mischievous; ...
||DEVILISHLY, adv. 1. In a manner suiting the devil; diabolically; wickedly.2. Greatly; excessively; ...
||DEVILISHNESS, n. The qualities of the devil.
||DEVILISM, n. The state of devils. [Not used.]
||DEVILIZE, v.t. To place among devils. [Not used.]
||DEVILKIN, n. A little devil.
||DEVILSHIP, n. The character of a devil.
||DEVIOUS, a. [L., way.]1. Out of the common way or track; as a devious course.2. Wandering; roving; ...
||DEVIRGINATE, v.t. [Low L.] To deflour.
||DEVISABLE, a. s as z. [See the Verb.]1. That may be bequeathed or given by will.2. That can be ...
||DEVISE, v.t. s as z. [L.] 1. To invent; to contrive; to form in the mind by new combinations of ...
||DEVISED, pp. Given by will; bequeathed; contrived.
||DEVISEE, n. The person to whom a devise is made; one to whom real estate is bequeathed.
||DEVISER, n. One who contrives or invents; a contriver; an inventor.
||DEVISING, ppr. 1. Contriving; inventing; forming a scheme or plan.2. Giving by will; bequeathing.
||DEVISOR, n. One who gives by will; one who bequeaths lands or tenements.
||DEVITABLE, a. Avoidable. [Not in use.]
||DEVITATION, n. An escaping. [Not in use.]
||DEVOCATION, n. [L.] A calling away; seduction. [Not in use.]
||DEVOID, a. [See Void.]1. Void; empty; vacant; applied to place.2. Destitute; not possessing; as ...
||DEVOIR, n. [L., to owe.] Primarily, service or duty. Hence, an act of civility or respect; ...
||DEVOLUTION, n. [L.]1. The act of rolling down; as the devolution of earth into a valley.2. Removal ...
||DEVOLVE, v.t. devolv. [L., to roll.]1. To roll down; to pour or flow with windings.Through splendid ...
||DEVOLVED, pp. Rolled down; passed over to another.
||DEVOLVING, ppr. Rolling down; falling to a successor.
||DEVOTARY, n. A votary. [Not in use.]
||DEVOTE, v.t. [L., to vow.]1. To appropriate by vow; to set apart ro dedicate by a solemn act; to ...
||DEVOTED, pp. Appropriated by vow; solemnly set apart or dedicated; consecrated; addicted; given up; ...
||DEVOTEDNESS, n. The state of being devoted or given; addictedness; as devotedness to religion.
||DEVOTEE, n. One who is wholly devoted; particularly, one given wholly to religion; one who is ...
||DEVOTEMENT, n. 1. Devotedness; devotion.2. Vowed dedication.
||DEVOTER, n. One that devotes; also, a worshiper.
||DEVOTING, ppr. Giving or appropriating by vow; solemnly setting apart or dedicating; consecrating; ...
||DEVOTION, n. 1. The state of being dedicated, consecrated, or solemnly set apart for a particular ...
||DEVOTIONAL, a. 1. Pertaining to devotion; used in devotion; as a devotional posture; devotional ...
||DEVOTIONALIST, DEVOTIONIST, n. A person given to devotion; or one superstitiously or formally ...
||DEVOTIONALIST, DEVOTIONIST, n. A person given to devotion; or one superstitiously or formally ...
||DEVOTO, n. A devotee. [Not in use.]
||DEVOTOR, n. One who reverences or worships.
||DEVOUR, v.t. [L., to eat.] 1. To eat up; to eat with greediness; to eat ravenously, as a beast of ...
||DEVOURED, pp. Eaten; swallowed with greediness; consumed; destroyed; wasted; slain.
||DEVOURER, n. One who devours; he or that which eats, consumes or destroys; he that preys on.
||DEVOURING, ppr. Eating greedily; consuming; wasting; destroying; annihilating.
||DEVOURINGLY, adv. In a devouring manner.
||DEVOUT, a. [L. See Devote.]1. Yielding a solemn and reverential attention to God in religious ...
||DEVOUTLESS, a. Destitute of devotion.
||DEVOUTLESSNESS, n. Want of devotion.
||DEVOUTLY, adv. 1. With solemn attention and reverence to God; with ardent devotion.He was devoutly ...
||DEVOUTNESS, n. The quality or state of being devout.
||DEVOW, v.t. To give up. [Not in use.]
||DEW-BERRY, n. The fruit of a species of brier or bramble, that creeps along the ground, of the ...
||DEW-BESPANGLED, a. Spangled with dew-drops.
||DEW-BESPRENT, a. Sprinkled with dew.
||DEW-BESPRINKLED, a. Sprinkled with dew.
||DEW-DROP, n. A drop of dew, which sparkles at sunrise; a spangle of dew.
||DEW-DROPPING, a. Wetting as with dew.
||DEW-IMPEARLED, a. [See Pearl.] Covered with dew-drops, like pearls.
||DEW-LAP, n. [dew and lap, to lick.]1. The flesh that hangs from the throat of oxen, which laps or ...
||DEW-LAPT, a. Furnished with a dew-lap.
||DEW-WORM, n. A worm, called otherwise earth-worm, a species of Lumbricus, which lives just under ...
||DEW, n. [G. To thaw.] The water or moisture collected or deposited on or near the surface of the ...
||DEWBENT, a. Bent by the dew.
||DEWED, pp. Moistened with dew.
||DEWING, ppr. Wetting or moistening the dew.
||DEWY, a. 1. Partaking of dew; like dew; as dewy mist.2. Moist with dew; as dewy fields.His dewy ...
||DEXTER, a. [L., Gr.] Right, as opposed to left; a term used in heraldry, to denote the right side ...
||DEXTERITY, n. [L., right, fit, prompt.]1. Readiness of limbs; adroitness; activity; expertness; ...
||DEXTRAL, a. Right, as opposed to left.
||DEXTRALITY, n. The state of being on the right side.
||DEXTRORSAL, a. Rising from right to left, as a spiral line or helix.
||DEXTROUS, a. 1. Ready and expert in the use of the body and limbs; skillful and active in manual ...
||DEXTROUSLY, adv. With dexterity; expertly; skillfully; artfully; adroitly; promptly.
||DEXTROUSNESS, n. Dexterity; adroitness.
||DEY, n. The title of the governor or sovereign of Algiers, under the protection of the Grand ...
||DI, a prefix, a contraction of dis, denotes from, separation or negation, or two.
||DIA, Greek, a prefix, denotes through.
||DIABASE, n. Another name of greenstone.
||DIABATERIAL, a. [Gr.] Border-passing.
||DIABETES, n. [Gr., to pass through; to go or pass.] A long continued increased quantity of urine; ...
||DIABETIC, a. Pertaining to diabetes.
||DIABOLIC, DIABOLICAL, a. [L., the devil.] Devilish; pertaining to the devil; hence, extremely ...
||DIABOLIC, DIABOLICAL, a. [L., the devil.] Devilish; pertaining to the devil; hence, extremely ...
||DIABOLICALLY, adv. In a diabolical manner; very wickedly; nefariously.
||DIABOLICALNESS, n. The qualities of the devil.
||DIABOLISM, n. 1. The actions of the devil.2. Possession by the devil.
||DIACAUSTIC, a. [G., to burn or inflame.] Belonging to curves formed by refraction.
||DIACHYLON, n. [Gr.] An emollient plaster.
||DIACONAL, a. [L.] Pertaining to a deacon.
||DIACOUSTIC, a. [Gr., to hear.] Pertaining to the science or doctrine of refracted sounds.
||DIACOUSTICS, n. The science or doctrine of refracted sounds; the consideration of the properties of ...
||DIACRITICAL, a. [Gr., to separate.] That separates or distinguishes; distinctive; as a diacritical ...
||DIADELPH, n. [Gr., twice; a brother.] In botany, a plant whose stamens are united into two bodies ...
||DIADELPHIAN, a. Having its stamens united into two bodies by their filaments.
||DIADEM, n. [Gr., to gird; to bind. L.]1. Anciently, a head-band or fillet worn by kings as a badge ...
||DIADEMED, a. Adorned with a diadem; crowned; ornamented.
||DIADROM, n. [Gr., a running about; to run.] A course or passing; a vibration; the time in which the ...
||DIAGNOSTIC, a. [Gr., to know.] Distinguishing; characteristic; indicating the nature of a ...
||DIAGONAL, a. [Gr. A corner.] 1. In geometry, extending from one angle to another of a quadrilateral ...
||DIAGONALLY, adv. In a diagonal direction.
||DIAGRAM, n. [Gr., to write.] In geometry, a figure, draught or scheme delineated for the purpose of ...
||DIAGRAPHIC, DIAGRAPHICAL, a. [Gr., to describe.] Descriptive.
||DIAGRAPHIC, DIAGRAPHICAL, a. [Gr., to describe.] Descriptive.
||DIAL-PLATE, n. The plate of a dial on which the lines are drawn, to show the hour or time of the ...
||DIAL, n. An instrument for measuring time, by the aid of the sun; being a plate or plain surface, ...
||DIALECT, n. [Gr.]1. The form or idiom of a language, peculiar to a province, or to a kingdom or ...
||DIALECTICAL, a. 1. Pertaining to a dialect, or dialects; not radical.2. Logical; argumental.
||DIALECTICALLY, adv. In the manner of dialect.
||DIALECTICIAN, n. A logician; a reasoner.
||DIALECTICS, n. That branch of logic which teaches the rules and modes of reasoning.
||DIALING, n. The art of constructing dials, or of drawing dials on a plane. The sciateric science, ...
||DIALIST, n. A constructor of dials; one skilled in dialing.
||DIALLAGE, n. [Gr., difference, alluding to the difference of luster between its natural joints.] A ...
||DIALOGISM, n. A feigned speech between two or more.
||DIALOGIST, n. [See Dialogue.] A speaker in a dialogue; also, a writer of dialogues.
||DIALOGISTIC, a. Having the form of a dialogue.
||DIALOGISTICALLY, adv. In the manner of dialogue.
||DIALOGIZE, v.i. [See Dialogue.] To discourse in dialogue.
||DIALOGUE-WRITER, n. A writer of dialogues or feigned conversations.
||DIALOGUE, n. Dialog. [Gr., to dispute; to speak.]1. A conversation or conference between two or ...
||DIALYSIS, n. [Gr., to dissolve.] 1. A mark in writing or printing, consisting of two points placed ...
||DIAMANTINE, for adamantine. [Not in use.]
||DIAMETER, n. [Gr., measure through.]1. A right line passing through the center of a circle or other ...
||DIAMETRAL, a. Diametrical, which see.
||DIAMETRALLY, adv. Diametrically.
||DIAMETRICAL, a. 1. Describing a diameter.2. Observing the direction of a diameter; direct; as ...
||DIAMETRICALLY, adv. In a diametrical direction; directly; as diametrically opposite.
||DIAMOND-MINE, n. A mine in which diamonds are found.
||DIAMOND, n. Dimond. [L., Gr. See Adamant.]1. A mineral, gem or precious stone, of the most valuable ...
||DIAMONDED, a. Having the figure of an oblique angled parallelogram, or rhombus.
||DIANDER, n. [Gr., twice; a male.] In botany, a plant having two stamens.
||DIANDRIAN, a. Having two stamens.
||DIAPASON, DIAPASE, n. [Gr., through all.] 1. In music, the octave or interval which includes all ...
||DIAPASM, n. [Gr., to sprinkle.] A perfume.
||DIAPASON, DIAPASE, n. [Gr., through all.] 1. In music, the octave or interval which includes all ...
||DIAPENTE, n. [Gr., five.]1. A fifth; an interval making the second of the concords, and with the ...
||DIAPER, n. Figured linen cloth; a cloth wove in flowers or figures; much used for towels or ...
||DIAPHANED, a. Transparent. [Little used.]
||DIAPHANEITY, n. [Gr., to shine through; to shine.] The power of transmitting light; transparency; ...
||DIAPHANIC, a. [Gr. See supra.] Having power to transmit light; transparent.
||DIAPHANOUS, a. [See supra.] Having power to transmit rays of light, as glass; pellucid; ...
||DIAPHORESIS, n. [Gr., to carry through; to carry.] Augmented perspiration; or an elimination of the ...
||DIAPHORETIC, a. [supra.] Having the power to increase perspiration; sudorific; ...
||DIAPHRAGM, n. Diafram. [Gr., to break off, to defend.]1. In anatomy, the midriff, a muscle ...
||DIAPORESIS, n. [Gr., to doubt.] In rhetoric, doubt; hesitation.
||DIARESIS, DIARESY, n. [Gr., a division; to take away.] The dissolution of a diphthong; the mark ...
||DIARESIS, DIARESY, n. [Gr., a division; to take away.] The dissolution of a diphthong; the mark ...
||DIARIAN, a. [See Diary.] Pertaining to a diary; daily.
||DIARIST, n. One who keeps a diary.
||DIARRHEA, n. [Gr., to flow through; to flow.] Purging or flux; a frequent and copious evacuation of ...
||DIARRHETIC, a. Promoting evacuation by stool; purgative.
||DIARY, n. [L., a day.] An account of daily events or transactions; a journal; a register of daily ...
||DIASCHISM, n. [Gr., a piece cut off; to cut off.] In music, the difference between the comma and ...
||DIASPORE, n. [Gr., to disperse.] A mineral occurring in lamellar concretions, of a pearly gray ...
||DIASTALTIC, a. [Gr., dilating.] Dilated; noble; bold; an epithet given by the Greeks to certain ...
||DIASTEM, n. [Gr.] In music, a simple interval.
||DIASTOLE, DIASTOLY, n. [Gr., to set or send from.]1. Among physicians, a dilation of the heart, ...
||DIASTOLE, DIASTOLY, n. [Gr., to set or send from.]1. Among physicians, a dilation of the heart, ...
||DIASTYLE, n. [Gr.] An edifice in which three diameters of the columns are allowed for ...
||DIATESSARON, n. [Gr., four.] Among musicians, a concord or harmonic interval, composed of a greater ...
||DIATONIC, a. [Gr., by or through, sound.] Ascending or descending, as in sound, or from sound to ...
||DIATRIBE, n. [Gr.] A continued discourse or disputation.
||DIAZEUTIC, a. [Gr., to disjoin.] A diazeutic tone, in ancient Greek music, disjoined two fourths, ...
||DIBBLE, n. [probably from the root of top, tip, a point, and denoting a little sharp point; or ...
||DIBSTONE, n. A little stone which children throw at another stone.
||DICACITY, n. [L.] Pertness. [Little used.]
||DICAST, n. [Gr., to judge; justice.] In ancient Greece, an officer answering nearly to our juryman.
||DICE-BOX, n. A box from which dice are thrown in gaming.
||DICE-MAKER, n. A maker of dice.
||DICE, n. plu. of die; also, a game with dice.DICE, v.i. To play with dice.
||DICER, n. A player at dice.
||DICHOTOMIZE, v.t. [See the next word.] To cut into two parts; to divide into pairs.
||DICHOTOMOUS-CORYMBED, a. Composed of corymbs, in which the pedicles divide and subdivide by pairs.
||DICHOTOMOUS, a. [Gr., doubly, by pairs; to cut.] In botany, regularly dividing by pairs from top to ...
||DICHOTOMY, n. [Gr., a division into two parts; to cut.]1. Division or distribution of ideas by ...
||DICHROIT, n. [See Iolite.]
||DICING-HOUSE, n. A house where dice is played; a gaming house. [Little used.]
||DICKER, n. [Gr., ten. L.] In old authors, the number or quantity of ten, particularly ten hides or ...
||DICOCCOUS, a. [Gr., L., a grain.] Two-grained; consisting of two cohering grains or cells, with one ...
||DICOTYLEDON, n. [Gr., two; a cavity.] A plant whose seeds divide into two lobes in germinating.
||DICOTYLEDONOUS, a. Having two lobes. A dicotyledonous plant is one whose seeds have two lobes, and ...
||DICTATE, v.t. [L., to speak.]1. To tell with authority; to deliver, as an order, command, or ...
||DICTATED, pp. Delivered with authority; ordered; directed; suggested.
||DICTATING, ppr. Uttering or delivering with authority; instructing what to say or write; ordering; ...
||DICTATION, n. The act of dictating; the act or practice of prescribing.It affords security against ...
||DICTATOR, n. [L.]1. One who dictates; one who prescribes rules and maxims for the direction of ...
||DICTATORIAL, a. 1. Pertaining to a dictator; absolute; unlimited; uncontrollable.2. Imperious; ...
||DICTATORSHIP, n. 1. The office of a dictator; the term of a dictators office.2. Authority; ...
||DICTATORY, a. Overbearing; dogmatical.
||DICTATURE, n. 1. The office of a dictator; dictatorship.2. Absolute authority; the power that ...
||DICTION, n. [L., to speak.] Expression of ideas by words; style; manner of expression.
||dictionary, n. [L., a word, or a speaking.] A book containing the words of a language arranged in ...
||DID, pret of do, contracted from doed. I did, thou didst, he did; we did, you or ye did, they ...
||DIDACTIC, DIDACTICAL, a. [Gr., to teach.] Adapted to teach; preceptive; containing doctrines, ...
||DIDACTIC, DIDACTICAL, a. [Gr., to teach.] Adapted to teach; preceptive; containing doctrines, ...
||DIDACTICALLY, adv. In a didactic manner; in a form to teach.
||DIDAPPER, n. [from dip.] A bird that dives into the water, a species of Colymbus.
||DIDASCALIC, a. [Gr., to teach.] Didactic; preceptive; giving precepts. [Little used.]
||DIDDER, v.i. To totter, as a child in walking.
||DIDDLE, v.i. To totter, as a child in walking.
||DIDECAHEDRAL, a. [di and decahedral.] In crystalography, having the form of a dodecahedral prism ...
||DIDODECAHEDRAL, a. [di and dodecahedral.] In crystalography, having the form of a dodecahedral ...
||DIDRACHMA, n. [Gr.] A piece of money, the fourth of an ounce of silver.
||DIDUCTION, n. [L., to draw.] Separation by withdrawing one part from the other.
||DIDYNAM, n. [Gr., power.] In botany, a plant of four stamens, disposed in two pairs, one being ...
||DIDYNAMIAN, a. Containing four stamens, disposed in pairs, one shorter than the other.
||DIE, v.i. [See Day.]1. To be deprived of respiration, of the circulation of blood, and other bodily ...
||DIECIAN, n. [Gr., two; house.] In botany, one of a class of plants, whose male and female flowers ...
||DIER. [See Dyer.]
||DIESIS, n. [Gr., a division.] In music, the division of a tone, less than a semitone; or an ...
||DIET-DRINK, n. Medicated liquors; drink prepared with medicinal ingredients.
||DIET, n. [L., Gr., manner of living, mode of life prescribe by a physician, food, a room, parlor or ...
||DIETARY, a. Pertaining to diet or the rules of diet.
||DIETED, pp. Fed; boarded; fed by prescribed rules.
||DIETER, n. One who diets; one who prescribes rules for eating; one who prepares food by rules.
||DIETETIC, DIETETICAL, a. [Gr.] Pertaining to diet, or to the rules for regulating the kind and ...
||DIETETIC, DIETETICAL, a. [Gr.] Pertaining to diet, or to the rules for regulating the kind and ...
||DIETINE, n. A subordinate or local diet; a cantonal convention.
||DIETING, n. A subordinate or local diet; a cantonal convention.DIETING, ppr. Taking food; ...
||DIFFARREATION, n. [L.] The parting of a cake; a ceremony among the Romans, at the divorce of man ...
||DIFFER, v.i. [L., to bear or move apart. See Bear.]1. Literally, to be separate. Hence, to be ...
||DIFFERENCE, n. 1. The state of being unlike or distinct; distinction; disagreement; want of ...
||DIFFERENT, a. 1. Distinct; separate; not the same; as, we belong to different churches or ...
||DIFFERENTIAL, a. An epithet applied to an infinitely small quantity, so small as to be less than ...
||DIFFERENTLY, adv. In a different manner; variously. Men are differently affected with the same ...
||DIFFERING, ppr. Being unlike or distinct; disagreeing; contending.
||DIFFICILE, a. [L.] Difficult; hard; scrupulous. [Not used.]
||DIFFICILENESS, n. Difficulty to be persuaded. [Not used.]
||DIFFICULT, a. [L., easy to be made or done; to make or do.]1. Hard to be made, done or performed; ...
||DIFFICULTY, n. [L.]1. Hardness to be done or accomplished; the state of any thing which renders its ...
||DIFFIDE, v.i. [L., to trust.] To distrust; to have no confidence in. [Little used.]
||DIFFIDENCE, n. [L., to trust. See Faith.]1. Distrust; want of confidence; any doubt of the power, ...
||DIFFIDENT, a. 1. Distrustful; wanting confidence; doubting of anothers power, disposition, ...
||DIFFIDENTLY, adv. With distrust; in a distrusting manner; modestly.
||DIFFLUENCE, DIFFLUENCY, n. [L.] A flowing or falling away on all sides.
||DIFFLUENCE, DIFFLUENCY, n. [L.] A flowing or falling away on all sides.
||DIFFLUENT, a. Flowing away on all sides; not fixed.
||DIFFORM, a. [L.]1. Irregular in form; not uniform; anomalous; as a difform flower or corol, the ...
||DIFFORMITY, n. Irregularity of form; want of uniformity.
||DIFFRANCHISE, DIFFRANCHISEMENT, [See Disfranchise, which is the word in use.]
||DIFFUSE, v.t. diffuze. [L., to pour, to spread.]1. To pour out and spread, as a fluid; to cause to ...
||DIFFUSED, pp. Diffuzed. 1. Spread; dispersed.2. Loose; flowing; wild.
||DIFFUSEDLY, adv. Diffuzedly. In a diffused manner; with wide dispersion.
||DIFFUSEDNESS, n. Diffuzedness. The state of being widely spread.
||DIFFUSELY, adv. 1. Widely; extensively.2. Copiously; with many words; fully.
||DIFFUSIBILITY, n. Diffuzibility. The quality of being diffusible, or capable of being spread; as ...
||DIFFUSIBLE, a. Diffuzible. That may flow or be spread in all directions; that may be dispersed; as ...
||DIFFUSIBLENESS, n. S as z. Diffusibility.
||DIFFUSION, n. S as z. 1. A spreading or flowing of a liquid substance or fluid, in a lateral as ...
||DIFFUSIVE, a. Having the quality of diffusing, or spreading by flowing, as liquid substances or ...
||DIFFUSIVELY, adv. Widely; extensively; every way.
||DIFFUSIVENESS, n. 1. The power of diffusing, or state of being diffused; dispersion.2. Extension, ...
||DIG, v.t. pret. Digger or dug; pp. Digged or dug. [G.]1. To open and break or turn up the earth ...
||DIGAMMA, n. [Gr., double gamma.] The name of F, most absurdly given to that letter, when first ...
||DIGAMY, n. Second marriage. [Not in use.]
||DIGASTRIC, a. [Gr., belly.] Having a double belly; an epithet given to a muscle of the lower jaw.
||DIGERENT, a. [L.] Digesting. [Not in use.]
||DIGEST, n. [L., put in order.] 1. A collection or body of Roman laws, digested or arranged under ...
||DIGESTED, pp. Reduced to method; arranged in due order; concocted or prepared in the stomach or by ...
||DIGESTER, n. 1. He that digests or disposes in order.2. One who digests his food.3. A medicine or ...
||DIGESTIBILITY, n. The quality of being digestible.
||DIGESTIBLE, a. Capable of being digested.
||DIGESTING, ppr. Arranging in due order, or under proper heads; dissolving and preparing for ...
||DIGESTION, n. [L.] 1. The conversion of food into chyme, or the process of dissolving aliment in ...
||DIGESTIVE, a. 1. Having the power to cause digestion in the stomach; as a digestive preparation or ...
||DIGESTURE, n. Concoction; digestion. [Little used.]
||DIGGED, pret. and pp. of dig.
||DIGGER, n. One who digs; one who opens, throws up and breaks the earth; one who opens a well, pit, ...
||DIGHT, v.t. dite. [L.] To prepare; to put in order; hence, to dress, or put on; to array; to adorn. ...
||DIGIT, n. [L., a finger, that is, a shoot; Gr.]1. The measure of a fingers breadth, or three ...
||DIGITAL, a. [L.] Pertaining to the fingers, or to digits.
||DIGITATE, DIGITATED, a. In botany, a digitate leaf is one which branches into several distinct ...
||DIGLADIATE, v.t. [L.] To fence; to quarrel. [Little used.]
||DIGLADIATION, n. A combat with swords; a quarrel.
||DIGNIFICATION, n. [See Dignify.] The act of dignifying; exaltation; promotion.
||DIGNIFIED, pp. [See Dignify.]1. Exalted; honored; invested with dignity; as the dignified clergy.2. ...
||DIGNIFY, v.t. [L., worthy; to make.]1. To invest with honor or dignity; to exalt in rank; to ...
||DIGNITARY, n. An ecclesiastic who holds a dignity, or a benefice which gives him some pre-eminence ...
||DIGNITY, n. [L., worthy.]1. True honor; nobleness or elevation of mind, consisting in a high sense ...