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Crossword Answers for: D?S??E??

dasheens

dasheens
Tropical starchy tuberous root
Herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves
Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants

desinent

desinent
(a.) Ending; forming an end; lowermost.

despread

despread
(v. t. & i.) See Dispread.

discreet

discreet
(superl.) Possessed of discernment, especially in avoiding error or evil, and in the adaptation of means to ends; prudent; sagacious; judicious; not rash or heedless; cautious.
(superl.) Differing; distinct.

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.

disflesh

disflesh
(v. t.) To reduce the flesh or obesity of.

diskless

diskless
(a.) Having no disk; appearing as a point and not expanded into a disk, as the image of a faint star in a telescope.

disobeys

disobeys
Refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient; "He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"

dispread

dispread
(v. i.) To extend or expand itself.
(v. t.) To spread abroad, or different ways; to spread apart; to open; as, the sun dispreads his beams.

disraeli

disraeli
British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)

disthene

disthene
(n.) Cyanite or kyanite; -- so called in allusion to its unequal hardness in two different directions. See Cyanite.

distress

distress
(n.) Extreme pain or suffering; anguish of body or mind; as, to suffer distress from the gout, or from the loss of friends.
(n.) That which occasions suffering; painful situation; misfortune; affliction; misery.
(n.) A state of danger or necessity; as, a ship in distress, from leaking, loss of spars, want of provisions or water, etc.
(n.) The act of distraining; the taking of a personal chattel out of the possession of a wrongdoer, by way of pledge for redress of an injury, or for the performance of a duty, as for nonpayment of rent or taxes, or for injury done by cattle, etc.
(n.) The thing taken by distraining; that which is seized to procure satisfaction.
(n.) To cause pain or anguish to; to pain; to oppress with calamity; to afflict; to harass; to make miserable.
(n.) To compel by pain or suffering.
(n.) To seize for debt; to distrain.

dossiers

dossiers
A collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject (usually a person's record)

duskiest

duskiest
Naturally having skin of a dark color; "a dark-skinned beauty"; "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"; "a smile on his swarthy face"; "`swart' is archaic"
Lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"

dustiest

dustiest
Lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new;
Covered with a layer of dust; "a dusty pile of books"

dustless

dustless
(a.) Without dust; as a dustless path.

dyspneas

dyspneas
Difficult or labored respiration