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pEv-^s-TA^TipN, n. Waste; desolation.



DE-vfiL'pp, V. a. To unfold ; to unraveL

DE-VEii'pp-MENT, 71. A disclosure.

D]^-VEST', V. a. To strip. See DiVEST.

de'vi-ate, v. n. To wander; to go
astray ; to err ; to swerve. [error.

DE-vi A'TION, 7j. Act of deviating J

DE-vicE', n. A contrivance ; a design.

Dfiv'iL (dev'vl), 71. The evil spirit.

DEV'IL-ISH (dev'vl-ish), a. Diabolical.

DE'vj-otJs, a. Out of the way ; erring.

DE-vi^'A-BLE,a. That may be devised.

DE-vi§E', V. a. To contrive ; to in-
vent : — to bequeath ; to grant by will.

DE-vi^E', V. n. To consider, contrive.

DE-vl§E^,_?i. A gift or bequest by will.

dev-i-§ee', 71. One to whom a thing

* is bequeathed. [gives by will.

DEV-i §oR' or DE-VI'SOR, n. One who

devoid^ ff. Empty'; vacant; void.

dEv-o-lu'tion, 71. Act of devolving.

BE-voLVE', V. a. & 71. To roll down :
— todeliver over ; to consign.

de-vote^'u. a. To dedicate; to give up.

DE-voT'ED,p.n.Consecrated ; given up.

DE-voT']?D-NESS, 71. Consecration.

DEV-9-TEE', n. One entirely devoted.

DE VO'XION, 71. Piety ; religion ; wor-
ship^; prayer; strong affection ; ardor.

DE-vo'TiON-AL, a. Pertaining to de-
votion : — consisting of devotion.

de-vour', v. a. To eat up greedily.

de-vour'er, 71. One who devours.

de-vout', a. Pious ; religious ; earnest.

DE-yotJT'LY, ad. In a devout manner.

DE\v (dxi),7i. Moisture deposited at night.

DEW (du), V. a. To wet, as with dew.

dew'lap, 71. A fleshy substance hang-
ing from the throat of neat cattle.

DEw'Y, a. Like dew ; partaking of dew.

dex-ter'i-ty,7i. Expertness ; activity.

DEx'TER-oiJS, a- Expert; active ; ready.

DEX'TER-OUS-EY, ad. Expertly ; skil-

DEx'tral^ a. Right ; not left, [fully.

di-a-Be'tes, 71. Morbid flow of urine.

di-A-b6l'i-cal, a. Devilish ; atrocious.

Dj-AC'p-NAL, a. Relating to a deacon.

Dl a-dem, n. Crown of a king, &c.

Dl'A-BEMED (dl'a-demd), a. Crowned.

Di-.kR'E-sis (di-er'e-sis), n. The mark
thus [ •• ], to separate vowels.

DI-AG-NOS'TIC, a. Distinguishing.

Di-AG'p-NAE, a. Reaching from angle
to angle ; joining opposite angles.

Di-AG'p-NAE, n. A line reaching from
angle to angle. [angle.

d1-Ag'P-nal-LY, ad. From angle to

di'a-GrAm, n. A figure ; a drawing.

Dl'AL,7i. An instrument for showing
tlie hour of the day by the sun.



Seiouy, lon^; AEiouY', short; AEjpy Y, pftscwre.— fAre,far,fAst,fall ; heir,



DIALECT



89



DILEMMA



di'a-l£ct, 71. A form of speech : — a lan-
guage ; idiom ; style. [lects.

Dl-A-LHC'Tl-CAi,, a. Respecting dia-

Di-A-LEC-Ti"ciAN, n. Logician.

DI-A-lEc'tics, 71. pi. Logic ; art of
reasoning: — practical part of logic.

DI'al-InGt, n. Construction of dials.

Di'ALi-iST, n. A constructer of dials.

Dl-AL,'o-(^iST, 71. A writer of dialogue.

Dl-Sli-O-c^is'TlC, ) a. Having the

DI-Xl-o-^is'ti-cal, \ form of a dia-
logue ; relating to a dialogue.

Dl'A-LOGUE (dl'a-log), n. A discourse
between two or more ; a colloquy.

DI-Im'e-ter, n. A right line passing
through tiie centre of a circle.[ameter.

pi-A-MET'Ri-CAL, a. Describing a di-

DI'a-mond or DIA'MOND, n. The most
valuable and hardest of all gems.

di-a-pa'^on, 71. An interval in music.

Di'A-pER,7i. Figured linen cloth.

i»|-Aph'a-nous, a. Transparent.

Di-APH-o-RET'ic, a. Sudorific.

Di'a-phragm (dl'a-fram), n. Midriff.

Di'A-RlST, 71. One who keeps a diary.

Di-AR-RHCE'A (dl-sir-re'9),7i. A flux.

DI-AR-RHoaT'ic (di-ar-ret'jk), a. Re-
lating to diarrhoea ; purgative.

di'a-ry, n. A daily account ; a journal.

Di-A-Tis'sA-RON, n. The four Gospels.

di-a-t6n'ic, a. Proceeding by tones.

DI'a-tribEjTI. Disputation: — invective.

DiB'BER,7i. An agricultural implement.

dib'blEjTi. a small spade ; a tooth or

DICE, n. pi. oi die. [point.

DICE '-BOX, 71. A box to throw dice.

D'iCK'y, 71. A shirt collar. [to order.

dic'tate,«. a. To tell what to write ;

DIC'tate, n. A precept; order, [cept.

DIC-ta'tion, 71. Act of dictating ; pre-

Dic-ta'tor, 71. A magistrate invested
with unlimited authority.

dic-T4-to'ri-ai,, a. Authoritative.

dic-ta'tor-ship, 71. Office of dictator.

dIc'tion, 71. Language ; expression.

dic'tiqn-a-r,y, n. A book in which
words are explained ; a lexicon.

DID, i. from do. [ceptive.

di-dAc'tic, a. Giving instruction ; pre-

dId'dle, v. n. To totter, as a child.

DIDST. Second person sing. i. from do.

DIE (dl), V. n. To lose life ; to expire.

DIE, 71. ; pi. DICE. A small cube with
spots, to play with. [coining.

DIE, n ; pi. DiE§. The stamp used in

Di'ET, 71. Food ; victuals : — assembly.

di'et,». To supply with food ; to eat.

di'et-a-ry, a. Pertaining to diet.

Di'ET-DRiNK, 71. A medicated liquor.



di-e-t£t'ic, a. Relating to diet.
di-e-tet'ics, n. pi. Regulation of diet.

di'et-ist, n. One skilled in diet.

dif'fer, v. n. To be unlike ; to vary,

DlF'FER-ENd, 71. Dissimilarity ; dis-

DIF'fer-ENT, a. Distinct ; unlike. [pute.

DiF-FER-£N'TlAL,a. Infinitely small.

DiF'Fi-ctlLTfft. Hard ; not easy ; rigid.

DiF'Fi-ctJL-TV, w. An obstacle ; distress.

DIF'FI-DENCE, 71. Distrust; modest}'.

DIF'FI-DENT, a. Distrustful ; modest.

dif'form, a.' Not uniform ; unlike.

DiF-FUSE', V. a. To pour out, spread.

DiF-FUSE',a. Widely spread ; copious.

DlF-FCsE'Ly,arf. Extensively ; copious-

DJF-FU^'ER, 72. One who diffuses, [ly.

DiF-Fus'1-Bi.E.a. That may be diffused.

DiF-Fu''siON (-fa'zhun),?i. Dispersion.

DiF-Fu'srvE, a. Scattered ; dispersed.

DlG, V. [i. & p. dug or digged.] To turn
up with a spade, &c. ; to excavate.

Di'^EST, 71. A body of laws ; a code.

Dl-q}EST', V. a. To arrange in order ; to
dissolve in the stomach, as food. [ed.

DI-^est'i-ble, a. That may be digest-

DJ-i^Es'TION, 71. Act of digesting.

Di-<^Es'TIVE, a. Causing digestion.

Diqt'lT, n. Three fourths of an inch : —
one of the ten symbols or figures, 0, 1,
2, 3, &c., by which numbers are ex-
pressed : — twelfth part of the diameter
of the sun or moon. [finger.

Dlc^'i-T^L, a. Relating to a digit or

Dl^-i-T Vlis, n. A plant ; the foxglove.

dig'ni-fied (-fid),a. Exalted; noble.

dig'n i-FY, V. a. To advance ; to exalt.

dig'ni-ta-ry, n. A clergyman of rank.

dig'ni-ty, 71. True honor ; high rank.

di'grXph, 71. A union of two vowels,
or of two consonants, in one sound.

Di-GRESS', V. n. To turn aside, wander.

DJ-GREs'sipN (de-gresh'im), n. Act of
digressing; a turning aside; deviation.

DJ-GRES'SIVE, a. Digressing ; deviating.

dike, n. Aditch ; a bank ; a mound.

Di-Ll9'ER-ATE, ■». a. To tear ; to rend.

dJ-lA^-er-a'tion, 71. Act of rending.

di-l1p'i-date, v. n. To go to ruin ; to

Di-i,AP'i-DATE,u„ a. To pull down.[falL

di-l.ap-1-da'tiqn, n. Waste ; decay.

Di-L a't^-ble, a- Capable of extension.

DiL-A-TA'TlpN, n. The act of dilating ;
expansion , extension. [large.

Di-LATE', V. a. & n. To extend ;'to en-

Dl-liA'TiON, n. Extension; enlargement.

di-la'tor, n. That which extends.

Dili 'A-TO-Ri-iiY, a<f In a dilatory man-

DiL'A-TQ-RY, a. Tardy ; late. [ner.

Di-L,i:M'MA, 71. A difficult alternative.



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DILIGENCE



90



DISAVOW



l)!fii'l-q}ENCE, n. Industry; assiduity.
DiL,'i-<^ENT, a. Assiduous ; attentive.
DiL'i-9^ENT-liY,a</.In a diligent manner.
DILL, n. An annual aromatic plant.
DIL' v-ENT, a. Making thin or more fluid.
Di-LUTE',tJ. a. To make thin, weaken.
Di-LtJTE', a. Thin ; attenuated ; diluted.
DJ-LU'TipN, n. Act of diluting.
DJ-LU'vi-AL, a. Relating to the deluge.
Dl-LU'vi-AN, a. Same as diluvial.
DlM, a. ' Not seeing clearly: — obscure.
DIM, V. a. To darken ; to obscure.
DIME, n. A silver coin of ten cents.
DI-m£n'sion, n. Space ; bulk ; extent.
di-min'ish, v. a. To' make less, lessen.
DJ-MlN'isH, V. n. To grow less.
DiM-i-NU'TiON, 71. Act of making less,
Di-MfN'v-TiVE, a. Small; little; mi-
dim'is-so-ry, a. Dismissing. [nute.
dim' i-TY, n. A cloth of cotton.
DiM'iviiSH, a. Somewhat dim.
DiM'NEgs, n. Dulness of sight.
DiM'PLEjTi. A hollow in the cheek, &c.
Di'M'PLE, V. n. To sink in dimples or

small cavities. [pies.

DIM'PLED (dlm'pld), a. Set with dim-
DIN, n. A noise ; a continued sound.
DIN, V. a. To stun with noise.
DINE, V. To eat, or to give, a dinner.
DING, V. a. To dash with violence.
DING'-DONG, n. The sound of bells.
DIN'(^I-NESS, n. Quality of being dingy.
DIN'gle, n. A hollow between hills.
DlN'gi^Y, a. Dark brown ; dun ; dirty.
din'ner, n. The chief meal of the day.
D'iNT, n. Violence ;_ force ; p.. er.
l|Dl oc'e-san or DI-P-ce'SAN, n. A

bishop, as related to his clergy.
||Di-09'E-SAN,a. Pertaining to a diocese.
Di'o-c£sE, n. The see of a bishop.
DI-Q-ra'ma, 71. An optical machine.
Dl-6s'MA, n. A genus of plants.
Dip, V. a.' To immerge ; to immerse ; to

put into any liquor ; to wet. [plunge.
DIP, V. n. To sink ; to immerse ; to
DIP, n. Inclination downward.
DIPH'thong (dip'thong), n. A union

of two vowels in one syllable.
DI-plo'ma, n. A writing conferring

some privilege,honor,or authority [ties.
di-pl6'ma-cy, 71. Art of making trea-
dIp-LP-mXt'ic, a. Respecting diploma-
DiP'PER, 71. One that dips : — ladle, [cy.
dip'ping-nee'dle, 71. A magnetic

needle showing the direction of mag-
DlRE,a. Dreadful ; direful, [netic force.
DI-RECt', a. Straight ; right ; express.
DJ-RECT', V. a. To aim ; to regulate :

—to show : — to order ; to command.



di-rec'tion, 71. Order ; superscription.

Di-REC'TiVE,a, Informing; showing.

di-rect'ly, ad. Immediately.

di-rect'ness, 71. Straightness.

di-rect'PR, 71. A superintendent. [tory.

Di-REC-TO'Ri-AL,ffi. Relating to a uirec-

Dl-Ric'TO-RY, 71. Form of prayer: —
a guide : — a book of directions, [ing.

Di-REC'Tp-RY, a. Guiding; com mand-

dire'eOl, a. Dire; dreadful; dismal.

DiRQi^E, n. A funeral or mournful song.

DIRK, 71. A kind of dagger or poniard.

DIRK, V. a. To stab with a dirk.

DIRT, n. Mud ; filth ; mire ; earth.

DIRT, V. a. To foul ; to soil ; to dirty.

DiRT'y, a. Foul ; filthy ; sullied ; mean.

DlRT'y, V. a. To foul ; to soil.

dis-a-bil'i-ty, 71. Want of power.

Di§-X'BLEJ V. a. To deprive of force.

Dis-A-BU§E', V. a. To undeceive.

Dis-AC-ctJS'TpM, V. a. To disuse.

Dis-AD-VAN'T^GE, 71. Loss ; injury.

Dis-XD-VAN-TA'9^Epys, o. Injurious.

dis-ad-van-ta'^eous-ly, ad. With
injury ; injuriously ; prejudicially.

dis-af-fect', v. a. To fill with dislike,

dis-af-fect'ed, p. a. Alienated.

Dis-AF-FEC'TipN, 71. Want of affBCtion.

Dis-AF-FIRM', V. a. To contradict.

dis-a-gree', v. 71. To differ; to quarrel.

Dls-A-GREE'A-BLE,ffi. Unpleasing.

dIs-a-gree'a-bly, ad.^ Unpleasantly.

dis-a-gree'ment, n. Difference.

Dis-AL-LO^', V. a. To deny ; to refuse.

Dis-AL-Low',7J. 71. To refuse permission.

Dis-AL-LOW'A-BLE, a. Not allowable.

Dis-AL-Low'ANCE, 71. The act of dis-
allowing ;_ prohibition ; refusal.

di§-an'i-MATE, 7J. a. To deprive of life.

Dis-AN-NUL', V. a. To annul ; to nullify.

dis-ap-pXr'el, v. a. To undress.

Dis-AP-PE ar', v. n. To be lost to view.

dis-ap-pear'ance, n. Act of disap-
pearing ; removal from sight.

dis-ap-point', v. a. To defeat, or de-
prive, of expectation ; to frustate.

dis-ap-p6int'ment,7i. Failure of hope.

dis-Xp-prP-ba'tion, 71. Dislike.

dis-ap-pr6v'al, 71. Disapprobation.

di's-ap-prove'jT;. a. To dislike,censure.

Dl§-ARM'^ V. a. To deprive of arms.

dis-ar-ran(?^e',«. a. To put out of order.

dis-ar-range'ment, 71. Derangement.

Dis-AR-RAY', V. a. To undress.

dis-ar-kay', 71. Disorder; undress.

Dl§-i;s'TER, 71. Misfortune ; calamity.

Dis-Xs'TROUS,a. Unlucky; calamitous.

Dis-A-voOck', V. a. To disavow.

Dis-A-vow"', V. a. To disclaim ; to deny.



AEIOUy, long ; AeioCy, short ,• AEipy Y, obscure. — FARE .FAR,FiST,FALL ; H:glR,



DISAVOWAL



91



DISCUMBER



dYs-A-vow'al, n. Act of disavowing.

r>i§-BAND', V. a. & n. To dismiss from
service ; to set at liberty ; to disperse-

Dis-BE-LIEF', n. Want of belief.

dIs-be-lieve', «. a. To discredit.

dTs-be-liev'er, n. An unbeliever.

Dis-BfjR'DEN (-bUr'dn), v. a. To unload.

Di§-BLfRSE', V, a. To spend or lay out.

Di§-BURSE'MENT,n. Act of disbursing.

DISC, n. See Disk. [to reject.

Dis-CARD', ?;. a. To dismiss ; to cast off;

dis-case', v. a. To strip ; to undress.

DIS-CERN' (diz-zern'), v. a. & n. To de-
scry ; to see; to distinguish ; to judge.

Di§-CERN'I-BLE (djz-zer'ne-bl), a. Per-
ceptible ; discoverable. [dicious.

DI§-cern'ing (djz-zer'ning), p. a. Ju-

Dls-CERN'kENT (diz-zern'-), 7t. Pene-
tration ; sagacity ; judgment.

Dis-CERP', V. a. To tear ; to rend. [ble.

dis-cerp'ti-ble, rt. Frangible ; separa-

Dis-CHARf;JE', V. a. To unload :— to
pay: — to execute: — to dismiss: — to fine.

DIS-cha'r(^e', v.n. To break up,explode.

Dis-c H AR()tE ', n. Explosion : — release.

Dis-CI'PLE, n. A follower : — a learner.

DJs-ci'PLE-SHiP, n. State of a disciple.

Dis'ci-PLiN-^-BLE, a. Teachable.

Dis-ci-PLi-NA'Ri-AN,a. Pertaining to
discipline; disciplinary, [discipline.

dIs-ci-pl.i-na'ri-an, n. One strict in

Dis'ci-PEI-NA-RYJ a. Relating to dis-
cipline ; partaking of discipline.

Dls'ci-PLINE, 72. Instruction ; rule ; or-
der ; military regulation ; correction.

Dls'ci-PLlNE, u. a. To instruct and gov-
ern ; to regulate :— to chastise.

Dis-CLAIM', V. a. To disown, renounce.

DIS-claim'er, w. One who disclaims.

D"is-close',ij. a. To uncover ; to reveal.

Dis-CLO^'URE (-klo'zhur),7i. Discovery.

Dis-COL'QR, p. a. To change the color of.

D1S-c6l-0-ra'tiqn, n. Change of color.

dis-com'fit, v. a. To defeat, vanquish.

DJs-coM'FiT-tJRE,?!. Defeat; overthrow.

DIS-c6m'fort, 71. Trouble ; uneasin&s.

dis-com'fqrt, v. a. To grieve, sadden.

Dis-coM-MEND', V. a. To censure.

DIS-com-mode', v. a. To incommode.

Dis-cOM-MO'Di-oiJS, a. Incommodious.

DIS-cqm-pose', 11. a. To disorder; to
disturb ; to vex ; to disconcert, harass.

Dis-coM-PO§'uRE (dis-kom-p6'zhur),7i.
Disorder ; perturbation. [defeat.

dis-con-cert', 7J. a. To unsettle; to

dis-con-t^ect' ,v.a. To separate,disjoin.

DIS-con-nec'tiqn, n. Separation.

I)Is-c6n'so-late, a. Hopeless; sorrow-

dis-con-tent', 71. Uneasiness, [ful.



Dls-cON-T£NT',a. Discontented.

dis-con-tent'ed, p. a. Dissatisfied.

dis-con-tent'ment, 71. Inquietude.

Dis-CON-TIN'U-ANCE, 71. Cessation

dIs-cQjV-tin-v-X'tioiv, 71. Disruption
of continuity ; discontinuance.

dis-con-tin've, t;. n. To leave off.

Dis-CON-TIN'VE, V. a. To break off.

Dis-c6N-Ti-]VU'i-TY,7t.Disumty of parts.

Dis'coRD, 71. Want of concord ; strife.

Dis-coRD'ANCE, 71. Discord.

dis-cord'ant, a. Wanting concord.

Dis'coUNT, n. A deduction ; allowance.

dis-count', v. a. To pay back ; .to de-
duct ; to make a discount.

dis-coun'te-nXnce, v. a. To dis-
courage ; to disapprove ; to censure.

dis-cour'a^e (dis-kiir'aj), v. a. To
depress ; to deter ; to dissuade.

dis-coCr'a<^e-ment, 71. Cause of fear.

Dls-couR'Aqt-lNG, p. a. Disheartening.

DISCOURSE' (dis-kors'), n. Conversa-
tion: — sermon ; a speech ; a treatise.

dis-course', 7>. 71. To converse ; to talk.

Dls-coiiR'TE-ous (dis-klir'te-us or dis-
kort'yus), a. Uncivil ; rude.

Dis-coiiR'XE-SY,7i. Incivility ; rudeness.

Dis'cous, a. Flat and round like a disk.

dis-cov'er, v. a. To show ; to dis-
close ; to reveal ; to espy ; to find out.

Dis-cov'ER-A-BLE, a. That may be
discovered or seen ; apparent.

dis-c6v'er-er, 7i. One who discover?.

dis-c6v'er-y, 71. Act of finding.

Dis-CFr d'it,7j. Ignominy; reproach.

Dis-CRii d'it, v. a. To disgrace, distrust.

Dis-CRED'JT-A-BLE, a. Disgraceful.

dis-creet', a. Prudent ; cautious.

dis-creet'ly, ad. In a discreet man-
ner ; prudently ; cautiously.

Dis'CRE-PiNCE, n. Difference, [panct:

Di's'CRE-PAN-CY, n. Same as discre-

Dis'CR:i-pANT,a. Different; disagreeing.

DIS-crete', ffl. Distinct; disjoined.

Dls-CRE"TipN (dis-kresh'un), n. Pru-
dence : — liberty of acting at pleasure.

dis-cre"tion-al, (dis-kresh'un-?l), a-
Left to discretion ; discretionary.

dis-cre"tion-al-ly, ad. At pleasure.

dis-cre"tiqn-A-ry (-kresh'un-Ei-re),a.
Left to discretion ; unlimited.

dis-cre'tive, a. Separate; distinct.

DJs-CRlM'l-NATE, V. a. To distinguish.

Dis-CRiM'i-N^TE, a. Discriminated.

Dis-fiRlM-i-NA'TlON, 71. Act of discrim-
inating ; discernment ; distinction.

Dis-CRlM'l-NA-TlVE, a. Discriminating.

Dis-cuM'BEN-cy, 71. Act of reclining.

dJs-cCm'ber, v. a. To unburden.



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DISCURSION



92



DISMAL



dis-cur'sion, 71. Discursive procedure.
Dis-cuR'siVE, a. Desultory ; roviug.
Dis'cus, a. A quoit; a disk.
Dis-cuss', V. a. To examine ; to debate.
DlS-cOs'SION (dis-kusli'un), n. Act of

discussing 3 examination. [ing.

Dis-cus'siVE, a. Discutient j dispers-
Dis-cij'TlENT(-ku'slieut),a.Disp"ersing.
Di§-DAIN', V. a. To scorn ; to despise.
dI^-dain', 7^. Contempt ; scorn, [ful.
di^-dain'fOI/, a. Contemptuous ; scorn-
DJ^-DAIN'FUL-LY, ad. ScornfuUy.
Dis-EA§E' (djz-ez'), n- A distemper.
bis-ea§e', v. a. To afflict with disease.
Di§-EA§ED' (diz-ezd'),p.a. Disordered.
dIs-em-bark', v. To land ; to go ashore.
dis-em-bar'rass, v. a. To set free.
Dis-EM-BAR'RASS-MliNT, 71. Liberation.
dis-em-bod'ied, a. Divested of, or

freed from, the body. [body.

ms-Eii-BOD'y, V. a. To divest of the
dIs-em-bogue', v. To pour out at the

mouth, as a river ; to empty.
Dis-EM-BO\v'EL.,«. a. To take out the

bowels of; to eviscerate, [chantment.
dis-en-chant', v. a. To free from en-
Dis-EN-ciJM'BER, V. a. To disburden.
DlS-EN-CUM'BRANCE, n. Liberation.
Dis-EN-GAq^E', V. a. To release ; to free.
DIS-EN-GA^^ED' (dis-en-gajd'), p- a.

Disjoined; free;being at leisure. [cancy.
Dis-EN-GA(j^E'MENT, n. Release ; va-
DIS-en-roll', v. a. To erase from a roll.
dis-en-tAn'gle, i'. a. To unravel.
dis-en-tan'gle-ment, ?!. The act of

disentangling ; disengagement.
Dis-EiN-THRONE', V. a. To dethrone.
dis-en-t6mb' (-torn'), V. a. To take

from a tomb ; to disinter, [a trance.
dis-en-trance'jU. a. To awaken from
Dis-ES-TEiiM', n. Disregard. [like.
Dis-FA'voR,_rt. Discountenance; dis-
l)ls-FiG-U-RA'TlQN,K.Actof disfiguring.
DIS-FIG'ure, v. a. To deform, deface.
dis-fig'ure-ment, n. Defacement.
dis-fran'chI^E, v. a. To deprive of

privileges of a citizen, [franchising.
dis-frXn'chi§e-ment, n. Act of dis-
■■"s-fur'nish, v. a. To unfurnish.
■Jj^ '•' 'NISH, 1). a. To dismantle.
^t. jA^'E'yV. a. To vomit; to pour out.
®p- ■ JrGE'MENT,?i. Act of disgorging.
7 ' -grace', n. Ignominy; dishonor.

iS-GRACE', V. a. To bring to shame.
dis-grace'fUjL, a. Shameful; base.
Di§-GRACE'FUi.-liY,a<Z. Ignominiously.
Dl§-£tui§E' (diz-glz'), «• a. To conceal

by anunusual dress ; to disfigure.
Di§^eui§E' (djz-|izO} M. A false show.



dis-gust',71. Aversion ; strong dislike.

dis-GUST', v. a. To offend ; to displease.

Dis-GUST'FUli,a. Disgusting; nauseous.

Dis-GUST'lNG, p. a. Causing disgust.

DISH, n. A vessel for food : — food.

DISH, V. a. To serve or put in a dish,

Dis-HA-BiLLE' (dis-a-bil'), «• Undress.

dis-hear'ten (dis-har'tn), v. a. To
discourage ; to dispirit ; to depress.

di-sh£v'el. (de-shev'vel), v. a. To
spread disorderly, as the hair.

dish'fOl, n. As much as a dish holds.

dis-h6n'est (diz-6n'est), a. Not hon-
est ; void of probity ; faithless.

di§-h6n'E3T-l.y (diz-on'est-le), a«Z. In
a dishonest manner ; faithlessly.

di§-h6n'es-ty (diz-on'es-te), n. Want
of honesty ; faithlessness ; fraud.

dis-hon'or (diz-oii'ur), n. Disgrace.

di|-h6n'or (diz-on'ur), v, a. To dis-
grace ; to discredit, vilify :— to ravish.

di^-hon'QR-A-ble (diz-on'ur-a-bl), a.
Not honorable ;_shameful ; base.

dis-in-car'cj;r-ate, v. a. To set free.

Dis-iN-CLl-NA'TlON, n. Want of inch-
nation ;_aversion ; repugnance.

d1s-in-cline', v. a. To make averse.

dis-in-fect', v. a. To free from infec-

Dis-ix-FEC'TlON, n. Purification. [tion.

Dis-JN-^EN'y-otrs, a. Unfair ; artful.

Dis-JN-HER'i-soN (dis-in-her'e-zn), n.
Act of disinlieriting. [inheritance.

dis-in-her'it, v. a. To deprive of an

Dis-JN'TE-GRATE, v. a. To separate
into particles. [into particles.

dis-in-te-gra'tiqn, n. Separation

dis-in-ter', v. a. To unbury.

Dl§-iN'TER-EST-ED, a. Free from self-
interest, [from self-interest,

dis-xn'ter-est-ed-ness,w. Freedom

dis-in-ter'ment,-?i. Act of unburying.

dis-in-thrall', v. a. To set free.

dis-JOIn'j V. a. To separate; to part,

di§-joint', v. a. To put out of joint.

d\S-JVTS!CT', a. Disjoined ; separate.

di§-junc'tion, n. Disunion ; separa-

DIS-JOnc'tive, a. Disjoining, [tion.

DISK, n. A quoit; a discus : — the face
of the sun, moon, or a planet.

dY§-like', 71. Disinclination ; aversion.

Dis-LIKE', ^'. a. Not to like ; to disrelish.

dis'l,Q-cate,w. a. To put out of joint.

Dis'EO-c AT-ED, p. a. Put out of place.

dis-lo-ca'tiQN, 71. Act of displacing.

di§-l6d9e', v. a. To remove ; to expel.

Dis-lod^^e', v. n. To go away.

Di§-LOY'Aii, c. Not loyal ; disobedient.

di§-loy'al-t Y, 71. Want of allegiance.

Dis'MAi., a. Sorrowful ; gloomy ; dire.



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di?-mXn'tle, v. a. To strip ; to divest.

dI§-mask', v. a. To divest of a mask.

Di§-MAST', V. a. To deprive of masts.

DI§-MAY', V. a. To terrify ; to affright.

Di§-MAY', n. Loss of courage ; terror.

Di§-MEM'BER, v. a. To divide, disjoin.

Dis-iviii3'i'BER-MENT, 11. Division.

Dis-Miss', V. a. To send away, discard.

DIS-Mis'sAly, n. Act of dismissing.

Dis-Mis'sipN (diz-misti'un), n. Act of
dismissing ; discharge ; deprivation.

D1S-310UNT', V. a. To throw off a liorse.

Di|-MOUA'T'jO.«. To alight from a horse.

dis-o-be'di-ence, n. Neglect to obey.

Di's p-be'di-ent, a. Not obedient.

dIs-o-bey' (dis-o-ba'), v. a. To refuse
obedience to ; to transgress, violate.

Dls-Q-BLi<itE ',-??. a. To offend, displease.

Dis-0-Bl.l(^'lN&,p. a. Unkind, [orbit.

dI§-6rbed' (diz-orbd'), a- Out of its

bis-or'der, n. Confusion : — disease.

di|-or'der, v. a. To put out of order ;
to derange ; to confuse ; to ruffle.

d1§-or'dered (-derd), a. Irregular.

Di§-OR'DjER-L¥, tt. Confused; irregular.

Dl§-OR-GAN-j-ZA'TlON,7i. Disturbance.

Dii^ OR'GAN-izE, V. a. To destroy the
organization of. ' [ganizes.

di§-or'&an-iz-er, 71. One who disor-

Di§-owN' (diz-6n')j 1^' 0" To deny.

dis-pair', v. a. To part, as a couple.

«IS-PAR'A(^E,i?.a. To degrade ; to vilify.

DIS-par'a^e-ment, n. Disgrace ; in-
dignity ; detraction ; reproach.

dis-pAr'a^^-ing, p. a. Depreciating.

Dis-PAR'i-Ty,7t. Inequality; difference.

dis-part', i;. a. To divide ; to separate.

Dis-PAS'SION (-pash'un), n. Calmness.

dis-pas'sion-ate, a. Cool ; calm.

Dls-PlTCH',u.a. To hasten; todespatch.

bis-patch', n. Speed ; despatch.

Dis-PEL', V. a. To drive away, dissipate.

Dis-PEN'SA-BEE, a. That may be dis-
pensed ; that may be dispensed with.

DIS-pen'sa-ry, n. A place where med-
icines are distributed to the poor.

DIS-pen-sa'tion, n. Act of dispensing ;
distribution : — exemption. [sation.

Dis-PEN'SA-TIVE, a. Granting dispen-

DJs-PEN'sA-TO-RY, n. A directory for
making medicines ; a pharmacopoeia.

DIS-p£n'sa-tp-ry, a. Granting dispen-

Dls-PENSE',i?. a. To deal out. [sation.

DIS-pens'er, n. One who dispenses.

Dis-PEO'PLE (-pe'pl), V. a. To depopu-
late ; to deprive of people. [away.

dis-perse', v. a. To scatter ; to drive

dis-per'sion, n. Act of dispersing.

Dls-PER'siVE, a. Tending to scatter.



Dis-PlB/iT, V. a. To discourage, depress.

Dis-PiiACE', V. a. To put out of place.

Dls-PLA'CEN-CYjTi. Incivility, [move.

dis-plant',_». a. To pluck up ; to re-

Dis-PL^N-T A'TipN, 71. Act of displant-

Dis-PLAY',t7. a. To open, exhibit, [ing.

dis-peay', 71. An exhibition ; a show.

Dis-PLEA§E', V. a. To offend ; to vex.

Dls-PiiEA^'URE (dis-plezh'ur),' 71. Un-
easiness ; offence ; anger ; disfavor.

Dis-PliODE',j5. a. To discharge, explode.

BJs-PLO'^lpN (-plo'zhun), 71. Explosion.

bis-port', 71. Play ; sport ; pastime.

BIS-PORT', V. a. To divert ; to amuse.
— V. n. To play ; to sport, [posed of.

Bls-PO§'A-BLE, a. That may be dis-

Bls-PO§'Aii, 71. Act of disposing.

Bis-PO§E', V. a. To place ; to incline.

bis-po|eb' (dis-pozd'), p. a. Inclined.

bis-po|'er, n. A distributer ; director.

Bis-pp-si"TipN (-po-zish'un), 71. Or-
der ; (disposal : — temper of mind.

Bis-pps-§Ess', V. a. To put out of pos-
session. [Act of dispossessing.

Bis-Pp^-SES'SION (dis-poz-zesh'un), n.



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