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descry

descry
(n.) Discovery or view, as of an army seen at a distance.
(v. t.) To spy out or discover by the eye, as objects distant or obscure; to espy; to recognize; to discern; to discover.
(v. t.) To discover; to disclose; to reveal.

desert

desert
(a.) Of or pertaining to a desert; forsaken; without life or cultivation; unproductive; waste; barren; wild; desolate; solitary; as, they landed on a desert island.
(n.) That which is deserved; the reward or the punishment justly due; claim to recompense, usually in a good sense; right to reward; merit.
(n.) A deserted or forsaken region; a barren tract incapable of supporting population, as the vast sand plains of Asia and Africa are destitute and vegetation.
(n.) A tract, which may be capable of sustaining a population, but has been left unoccupied and uncultivated; a wilderness; a solitary place.
(v. i.) To abandon a service without leave; to quit military service without permission, before the expiration of one's term; to abscond.
(v. t.) To leave (especially something which one should stay by and support); to leave in the lurch; to abandon; to forsake; -- implying blame, except sometimes when used of localities; as, to desert a friend, a principle, a cause, one's country.
(v. t.) To abandon (the service) without leave; to forsake in violation of duty; to abscond from; as, to desert the army; to desert one's colors.

design

design
(n.) To draw preliminary outline or main features of; to sketch for a pattern or model; to delineate; to trace out; to draw.
(n.) To mark out and exhibit; to designate; to indicate; to show; to point out; to appoint.
(n.) To create or produce, as a work of art; to form a plan or scheme of; to form in idea; to invent; to project; to lay out in the mind; as, a man designs an essay, a poem, a statue, or a cathedral.
(n.) To intend or purpose; -- usually with for before the remote object, but sometimes with to.
(n.) A preliminary sketch; an outline or pattern of the main features of something to be executed, as of a picture, a building, or a decoration; a delineation; a plan.
(n.) A plan or scheme formed in the mind of something to be done; preliminary conception; idea intended to be expressed in a visible form or carried into action; intention; purpose; -- often used in a bad sense for evil intention or purpose; scheme; plot.
(n.) Specifically, intention or purpose as revealed or inferred from the adaptation of means to an end; as, the argument from design.
(n.) The realization of an inventive or decorative plan; esp., a work of decorative art considered as a new creation; conception or plan shown in completed work; as, this carved panel is a fine design, or of a fine design.
(n.) The invention and conduct of the subject; the disposition of every part, and the general order of the whole.
(v. i.) To form a design or designs; to plan.

desire

desire
(v. t.) To long for; to wish for earnestly; to covet.
(v. t.) To express a wish for; to entreat; to request.
(v. t.) To require; to demand; to claim.
(v. t.) To miss; to regret.
(v. t.) The natural longing that is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of any good, and impels to action or effort its continuance or possession; an eager wish to obtain or enjoy.
(v. t.) An expressed wish; a request; petition.
(v. t.) Anything which is desired; an object of longing.
(v. t.) Excessive or morbid longing; lust; appetite.
(v. t.) Grief; regret.

desist

desist
(v. i.) To cease to proceed or act; to stop; to forbear; -- often with from.

desked

desked
(imp. & p. p.) of Desk

desman

desman
(n.) An amphibious, insectivorous mammal found in Russia (Myogale moschata). It is allied to the moles, but is called muskrat by some English writers.

desmid

desmid
(n.) Alt. of Desmidian

desorb

desorb
Remove from a surface on which it is adsorbed; "the substance was desorbed"
Go away from the surface to which (a substance) is adsorbed

despot

despot
(n.) A master; a lord; especially, an absolute or irresponsible ruler or sovereign.
(n.) One who rules regardless of a constitution or laws; a tyrant.

dessau

dessau
City of Saxony-Anhalt

desume

desume
(v. t.) To select; to borrow.