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descants

descants
A decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
Talk at great length about something of one's interest
Sing by changing register; sing by yodeling; "The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"
Sing in descant

descents

descents
The act of changing your location in a downward direction
Properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins"
A movement downward
The descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
A downward slope or bend
The kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors

desecate

desecate
(v. t.) To cut, as with a scythe; to mow.

desolate

desolate
(a.) Destitute or deprived of inhabitants; deserted; uninhabited; hence, gloomy; as, a desolate isle; a desolate wilderness; a desolate house.
(a.) Laid waste; in a ruinous condition; neglected; destroyed; as, desolate altars.
(a.) Left alone; forsaken; lonely; comfortless.
(a.) Lost to shame; dissolute.
(a.) Destitute of; lacking in.
(v. t.) To make desolate; to leave alone; to deprive of inhabitants; as, the earth was nearly desolated by the flood.
(v. t.) To lay waste; to ruin; to ravage; as, a fire desolates a city.

desserts

desserts
A dish served as the last course of a meal
Pudding

discants

discants
A decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody

discrete

discrete
(a.) Separate; distinct; disjunct.
(a.) Disjunctive; containing a disjunctive or discretive clause; as, "I resign my life, but not my honor," is a discrete proposition.
(a.) Separate; not coalescent; -- said of things usually coalescent.
(v. t.) To separate.

disgusts

disgusts
Cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
Fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
Strong feelings of dislike

diskette

diskette
A small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer; "floppy disks are noted for their relatively slow speed and small capacity and low price"

disports

disports
Play boisterously;
Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies"

disrupts

disrupts
Interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"
Throw into disorder; "This event disrupted the orderly process"
Make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"

dissects

dissects
Make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"
Cut open or cut apart; "dissect the bodies for analysis"

dissents

dissents
A difference of opinion
(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
Withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented"
Be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
Express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

distaste

distaste
(n.) Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish.
(n.) Discomfort; uneasiness.
(n.) Alienation of affection; displeasure; anger.
(v. i.) To be distasteful; to taste ill or disagreeable.
(v. t.) Not to have relish or taste for; to disrelish; to loathe; to dislike.
(v. t.) To offend; to disgust; to displease.
(v. t.) To deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful.

distorts

distorts
Twist and press out of shape
Alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
Affect as in thought or feeling;

disunite

disunite
(v. i.) To part; to fall asunder; to become separated.
(v. t.) To destroy the union of; to divide; to part; to sever; to disjoin; to sunder; to separate; as, to disunite particles of matter.
(v. t.) To alienate in spirit; to break the concord of.

disunity

disunity
(n.) A state of separation or disunion; want of unity.

disworth

disworth
(v. t.) To deprive of worth; to degrade.