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deadeye

dead-eye
(n.) A round, flattish, wooden block, encircled by a rope, or an iron band, and pierced with three holes to receive the lanyard; -- used to extend the shrouds and stays, and for other purposes. Called also deadman's eye.

debacle

debacle
(n.) A breaking or bursting forth; a violent rush or flood of waters which breaks down opposing barriers, and hurls forward and disperses blocks of stone and other debris.

debeige

debeige
(n.) A kind of woolen or mixed dress goods.

deburse

deburse
(v. t. & i.) To disburse.

decease

decease
(n.) Departure, especially departure from this life; death.
(v. i.) To depart from this life; to die; to pass away.

deceive

deceive
(v. t.) To lead into error; to cause to believe what is false, or disbelieve what is true; to impose upon; to mislead; to cheat; to disappoint; to delude; to insnare.
(v. t.) To beguile; to amuse, so as to divert the attention; to while away; to take away as if by deception.
(v. t.) To deprive by fraud or stealth; to defraud.

declare

declare
(v. i.) To make a declaration, or an open and explicit avowal; to proclaim one's self; -- often with for or against; as, victory declares against the allies.
(v. i.) To state the plaintiff's cause of action at law in a legal form; as, the plaintiff declares in trespass.
(v. t.) To make clear; to free from obscurity.
(v. t.) To make known by language; to communicate or manifest explicitly and plainly in any way; to exhibit; to publish; to proclaim; to announce.
(v. t.) To make declaration of; to assert; to affirm; to set forth; to avow; as, he declares the story to be false.
(v. t.) To make full statement of, as goods, etc., for the purpose of paying taxes, duties, etc.

decline

decline
(v. i.) To bend, or lean downward; to take a downward direction; to bend over or hang down, as from weakness, weariness, despondency, etc.; to condescend.
(v. i.) To tend or draw towards a close, decay, or extinction; to tend to a less perfect state; to become diminished or impaired; to fail; to sink; to diminish; to lessen; as, the day declines; virtue declines; religion declines; business declines.
(v. i.) To turn or bend aside; to deviate; to stray; to withdraw; as, a line that declines from straightness; conduct that declines from sound morals.
(v. i.) To turn away; to shun; to refuse; -- the opposite of accept or consent; as, he declined, upon principle.
(v. i.) A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is tending toward extinction or a less perfect state; as, the decline of life; the decline of strength; the decline of virtue and religion.
(v. i.) That period of a disorder or paroxysm when the symptoms begin to abate in violence; as, the decline of a fever.
(v. i.) A gradual sinking and wasting away of the physical faculties; any wasting disease, esp. pulmonary consumption; as, to die of a decline.
(v. t.) To bend downward; to bring down; to depress; to cause to bend, or fall.
(v. t.) To cause to decrease or diminish.
(v. t.) To put or turn aside; to turn off or away from; to refuse to undertake or comply with; reject; to shun; to avoid; as, to decline an offer; to decline a contest; he declined any participation with them.
(v. t.) To inflect, or rehearse in order the changes of grammatical form of; as, to decline a noun or an adjective.
(v. t.) To run through from first to last; to repeat like a schoolboy declining a noun.

decuple

decuple
(a.) Tenfold.
(n.) A number ten times repeated.
(v. t.) To make tenfold; to multiply by ten.

defence

defence
(n.) The act of defending, or the state of being defended; protection, as from violence or danger.
(n.) That which defends or protects; anything employed to oppose attack, ward off violence or danger, or maintain security; a guard; a protection.
(n.) Protecting plea; vindication; justification.
(n.) The defendant's answer or plea; an opposing or denial of the truth or validity of the plaintiff's or prosecutor's case; the method of proceeding adopted by the defendant to protect himself against the plaintiff's action.
(n.) Act or skill in making defense; defensive plan or policy; practice in self defense, as in fencing, boxing, etc.
(n.) Prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.
(n. & v. t.) See Defense.

defense

defense
(n.) Alt. of Defence
(v. t.) To furnish with defenses; to fortify.

deflate

deflate
(v. t.) To reduce from an inflated condition.

deforce

deforce
(v.) To keep from the rightful owner; to withhold wrongfully the possession of, as of lands or a freehold.
(v.) To resist the execution of the law; to oppose by force, as an officer in the execution of his duty.

degrade

degrade
(v. i.) To degenerate; to pass from a higher to a lower type of structure; as, a family of plants or animals degrades through this or that genus or group of genera.
(v. t.) To reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree; to lower in rank; to deprive of office or dignity; to strip of honors; as, to degrade a nobleman, or a general officer.
(v. t.) To reduce in estimation, character, or reputation; to lessen the value of; to lower the physical, moral, or intellectual character of; to debase; to bring shame or contempt upon; to disgrace; as, vice degrades a man.
(v. t.) To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down.

dehisce

dehisce
(v. i.) To gape; to open by dehiscence.

deicide

deicide
(n.) The act of killing a being of a divine nature; particularly, the putting to death of Jesus Christ.
(n.) One concerned in putting Christ to death.
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