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dental
Detail    speak
a. of or relating to the teeth
We recommend Glide or any other coated dental floss because they slide easily between teeth.
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dependent
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n. one who relies on another especially for financial support
Then try to find an immigration lawyer, prove that a dependent is counting on you.
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depredation
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n. plundering; destructive action; predatory attack; damage or loss
After the depredation of invaders, the people were penniless.
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depress
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v. lower in spirits; press down
There are hopes that this could help to revive the internet and technology sector, which has shown to depress since the dot-com crash of 2000.
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depression
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n. recession; economic slump; concavity in a surface produced by pressing; sadness; low spirits
The researchers believe that growing up in a home where parents had difficulties with depression or alcohol was often triggered.
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deprivation
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n. poverty; removal of rank or office; taking away
I stand before you today as the citizen of a country that has had nothing but disaster, war, brutality, and deprivation against its people for so many years.
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derive
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v. obtain or receive from a source; trace the origin or development of
For I knew Diana and Mary would derive more pleasure from seeing the old homely tables than from the spectacle of the smartest innovations again.
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descend
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v. move downward and lower; come from; be connected by a relationship of blood
You could see a rough path descend like a steep stair into the plain.
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descendant
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n. offspring; person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
John Fraser is an accomplished descendant from the early days of journalists.
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designate
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v. indicate or specify; point out; assign a name or title to
I did not designate Mr. Irons as my representative, and as far as I know, he acted on his own initiative and spoke for himself.
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dialogue
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n. conversation; formal talks between opposing countries, political groups
The World Bank says it is currently considering the demand's implications and called for continued dialogue with the government.
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diameter
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n. length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
The recommendations on dish diameter are based on the use of a perfectly shaped parabolic dish.
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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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diction
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n. choice and use of words in speech or writing
If you are a diction teacher of students targeting a performance career, please consider your students' future and the foundation you are providing them.
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diet
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n. nutritional plan; nourishment; a prescribed selection of foods
An unhealthy diet together with little exercise and smoking are the key risks of diseases.
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dieter
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n. one who diets, usually in an effort to lose weight
Trying to lose weight raises a person's stress levels, even if the dieter doesn't realize it.
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digestive
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a. relating to or having the power to cause or promote digestion
Though usually described as a digestive gland, the liver has other functions of equal or greater importance.
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dignity
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n. the quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect
They thought whatever wrongs had been done under his leadership; he had the right to retire with dignity.
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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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dimension
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n. a measure of spatial extent, especially width, height, or length; size; aspect; element
Describing time as a dimension is a natural assumption.
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