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detergent
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n. cleansing agent; a substance that acts similarly to soap
You should try this new detergent to replace soap.
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determination
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n. act of making or arriving at a decision; putting an end to; termination
My only problem with this determination is the lack of certainty about the date of the questioned photo.
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detest
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v. dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
I know you always detest politicians.
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devastating
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a. destructive; highly critical; causing or capable of causing complete destruction
Five to ten rhinos are killed every year on average, mostly during Assam's devastating floods because they have to flee Kaziranga's low marshy lands to higher hills.
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devote
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v. dedicate; give your time or effort completely to something you believe in
Those who trade them hunt out the fiercest insects and devote many hours to training them.
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dictate
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v. prescribe; rule as a dictator
I guess we should just let McEachin dictate the dialogue for us.
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differ
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v. be or stand apart; disagree; be unlike; be distinguished
Although our looks differ, we are both attractive.
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digest
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v. break down; make more concise; convert food into absorbable substances
I cannot digest all this information.
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digital
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a. of or performance to fingers, or to digits; done with the fingers
These two types of semiconductor products work together in digital electronic devices such as cellular phones.
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dilemma
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n. predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options
It could create a painful dilemma for the group's members: either accept a lower price or give up additional production quotas they have just given themselves.
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dim
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a. emitting only a small amount of light; lacking in brightness
Night vision declines as well; therefore, reading labels in dim lighting may lead to errors.
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dine
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v. eat a principal regular meal of the day; take dinner; give a dinner to
In the afternoon, gentlemen from the neighborhood usually visited and sometimes stayed to dine with him.
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diploma
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n. document certifying the successful completion of a course of study
A diploma is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as a university.
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diplomatic
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a. relating to diplomacy; marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others
The secretary of state's trip to Canada is putting a brand new spin on the term diplomatic relations.
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disc
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n. flat round plate; circular structure either in plants or animals
You can't copy your file with this disc; it's full.
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discharge
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v. relieve of a burden or of contents; unload; pour forth or release; complete or carry out; give off
There is local warm water to discharge from a power plant.
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discreet
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a. free from ostentation or pretension; distinct; distinguishable
Some areas for the ladies to consider: hair cut, color, makeup, shoes, purses, clothing, jewelry, and certain discreet cultural factors.
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disgust
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n. strong feelings of dislike; offend the taste or moral sense of
'I was surprised,' said Stillman, who yelled in disgust from the penalty box.
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dismiss
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v. stop considering; end employment or service of; discharge; refuse to accept or recognize
Believing in John's love for her, she can dismiss the notion that he might be unfaithful.
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dispose
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v. get rid of; settle or decide a matter; place or set in a particular order; arrange
Do not use them to dispose of household trash.
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