DECEP'TIVE, a. Tending to deceive; having power to mislead, or impress false opinions; as a deceptive countenance or appearance.

DECEP'TORY, a. Tending to deceive; containing qualities or means adapted to mislead.

DECERPT, a. Cropped.

DECERP'TION, n. [L. to pluck off.] A pulling or plucking off; a cropping.

DECERTA'TION, n. [L. To strive.] Strife; contest for mastery.

DECES'SION, n. [L. to pass.] Departure.

DECH'ARM, v.t. To remove a spell or enchantment; to disenchant.

DECH'ARMED, pp. Disenchanted.

DECH'ARMING, ppr. Removing a spell.

DECHRIS'TIANIZE, v.t. To turn from christianity; to banish christian belief and principles from.

DECI'DABLE, a. That may be decided.