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Dai'ly, V. n. to fondle ; to delay.

Dam, 71. a bank to confine water : — a
female parent, used of beasts.

Dam, V, a. to confine water by dams.

Dam'5t*e, n. mischief; hurt ; injury.
Dam'a^e, v. a. to injure ; to impair.
Dam'a*e-9-ble, a. susceptible of hurt.
Dam 'ask, n. a figured cloth or silk.
Dam'as-keen, v. a. to inlay iron, steel,

&c., with gold or silver wire.
Dame, n. a lady ; mistress of a family
Damn, (dam) v. a. to condemn.
Dam'na-ble, a. most wicked.
Dam-na'tion, n. sentence to eternal

punishment; condemnation.
Dam'nfi-to-ry, a. that condemns.
Damj), a, moist ; wet ; foggy ; sunk
Damp, n. fog ; moisture ; vapor.
Damp, V. a. to moisten ; to depress.
D'amp'er, n. one that damps ; a valve
Damp'ish, a. moist ; humid.
Damp'ness, n. moisture ; fogginess.
Dam'^el, 7». a young maiden ; a girl.
Dam'^on, (dam'zu) n. a small plum.
Dance, v. n. to move with measured

steps. [feec.

Dince, n. a regulated movement of the
Din'cer, n. one who dances.
Dan'de-li-on, n. a plant and flower.
Dan'dle, v. jt. to fondle ; to shake.
Dan'dler, n. one who dandles.
Dan'druif, 71. scurf on the head. [fop.
Dan'dy, n. a worthless coxcomb ; a
Dan'dy-i§m, n. qualities of a dandy.

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Dane, 71. a native of Denmark.
Dan'^er, n. exposure to injury; peril.
Dan'|er-ous,a.full of danger ; perilous.
Dan'|er-ous-ly, ad. with danger.
Dan'gle, v. n. to hang loose ; to follow.
Dan'gler, n. one who dangles.
DSLph'ne, n. a plant ; the laurel.
Dap'per, a. little and active 3 pretty.
Dap'ple, a. of various colors. [ors.

Dap'pled, (dap'pld) a. of different col-
Dap'ple-gray,/7.gray marked with spots.
Dire, V. n. [i. durst ; ■p. dared ;] to have

courage ; not to be afraid, venture.
Dire, v. a. to challenge ; to defy.
Dir'er, n. one who dares or defies.
Dir'ing, a. bold ; adventurous; brave.
Dar'ing-ly, ad. boldly ; courageously.
Dark, a. void of light ; opaque.
Dark, n. darkness ; want of light.
Dark'en, (dar'kn) v. a. to make dark.
Dark'en, (dar'kn) v. n. to grow dark.
Dark'ish, a. approaching to dark.
Dark'ly, ad. with darkness ; obscurely.
Dark'ness, 71. want of light ; obscurity.
Dark'some, (dark'sum) a. obscure.
Dar'ljng, a. favorite ; dear ; beloved.
Dar'ling, n. one much beloved.
Darn, v. a. to mend a hole by sewing.
Dar'nel, n. a weed ; rj'e-grass.
Dart, n. a missile weapon ; a spear.
Dart, V. a. to throw ; to shoot, emit.
Dart, V. n. to fly rapidly, as a dart.
Dart'er, n. one who throws a dart.
Dash, V. a. to strike against : — to blot.
Dash, V. n. to fly off; to rush, strike.
Dash, n. a mark or line, thus [ — ] : —

a blow : — an ostentatious show.
Dash'ing, a. precipitate : — foppish.
DSs'tard, n. a coward ; a poltroon.
Das'tard-ly, a. cowardly ; mean.
Da't?, nt^l, truths admitted.
Date, n. the time of any event; time

of writing a letter : — a fruit.
Date, V. a. to note with the time.
Date'less, a. without anj' date.
Date'-tree, n. a palm that bears dates.
Da'tive, a. noting the third case of

Greek and Latin nouns, relating to

giving. [ly.

Diiub, V. a. to smear ; to paint coarse-
Daub, n. coarse painting ; plaster.
D^ub'er, n. one who daubs.
Daub'er-y, n. a daub ; coarse painting.
Dalub'y, a. glutinous.
Daugh'ter, (dSiw'ter) n. a female child,
D^ugh'ter-ly, (daw'ter-le) a. like a
"daughter. [fright ; to intimidate.
Daunt, (dint) v. a. to discourage ; to

DSunt'less, a. fearless; bold.
Dau'phin, n. the title formerly given tfl

the eldest son of the king of France
Daw'dle, v. n. to waste time ; to trifle.
Dawn, V. n. to grow light ; to glimmer.
Dawn, 7!. break of day ; beginning.
Day, (da) n, the time from sunrise to

sunset : — 24 hours : — an age.
Day'book, (da'buk) n. a tradesman's
Day 'break, 71. the dawn. [journal.

Day'light, (da'llt) n. light of the day.
Day'lil-y, 71. a plant and flower.
Days'man, 71. an umpire ; a judge.
Day'spring, n. rise of the day ; dawn.
Day'sfar, n. the morning star; Venus.
Daz'zle, v. a. to overpower with light.
Dea'con, (de'kn) n. a church officer.
Dea'con-ry, n. office of a deacon.
Dead, (ded) a. deprived of life ; life-
less ; inanimate ; dull ; still ; vapid.
Dead, n. stillness. — pi. dead men.
Dead'en, (ded'dn) v. a. to deprive of

life ; to make dead, or spiritless.
Dead'ish, a. resembling what is dead.
Dead'-lift, n. a lift by main strength.
Dead'-Ilght, (ded'lit) n. a shutter.
Dead'ly, a. destmctive ; mortal.
Dead'ly, (ded'le) ad. like death.
Dead'ness, (ded'nes) 71. want of life.
Dead'net-tle, (ded'net-tl) n. a weed.
Deaf, (def) a. wanting the sense of

hearing; not hearing.
Deafen, (def'fn) v. a. to make deaf.
Deafness, ti. state of being deaf.
Deal, (del) n. part ; quantity ; a dole :

-7- fir or pine timber sawed.
Deal, V. a. [i. & p. dealt ;] to distrib.

ute ; to divide ; to scatter.
Deal, V. n. to traific ; to transact.
Deal'er, n. one who deals ; a trader.
Deal'ing, n. practice ; traffic.
Dealt, (delt) i. &c p. from Deal.
Dean, 71. the second dignitary of a dio.

cese ; an officer in a college, &c.
Dean'er-y, n. office or house of a dean.
Dear, a. beloved ; precious ; costly.
Dear, n. a person beloved ; a darling.
Dear'born, n. a four-wheeled carriage.
Dear'ly, ad. in a dear manner ; fondly,
Dear'ness, n. fondness : costliness.
Dearth, (derth) 71. scarcity ; famine.
Death, (deth) n. extinction of life.
Death'-bed, n. the bed on which a per-
Death'less, a. immortal. [son dies.
Death'like, a. resembling death.
Death'-war-r^nt, (deth'wor-r^nt) n. an

order for the execution of a criminal.
De-bar', v. a. to exclude ; to hinder.

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De-bArk', v. a. to land ; to disembark.

De-base', v. a. to degrade ; to lower.

De-base'tnent, 7t. the act of debasing.

De-bas'er, n. one who debases.

De-bat'a-ble, a. disputable ; contest-

De-bate', n. a dispute ; a contest, [able.

De-bate', v. a. to controveit, dispute.

De-bate', v. n. to deliberate ; to dispute

De-bate'ful, a. contentious ; contested.

De-bat'cr, n. one who debates.

De-bauch', v. a. to corrupt ; to vitiate.

De-bauch', n. drunkenness; excess.

Deb-au-^h55', (de.b-9-she') n. a rake ;
drunkard. [ness.

Ds-bauch'er-y, n. intemperance; lewd-

De-beut'ure, (de-bent'yur) n. a certifi-
cate of drawback or allowance.

De-bil'i-ta.te, v. a. to weaken.

De-bll-i-ta'tion, 71. act of weakening.

De-bil'i-ty, n. weakness ; feebleness.

Deb'it, n. the debtor side of a book.

Deb'it, V. a. to charge with debt.

Deb-o-niir', a. elegant; civil ; polite.

De-bouch', v, n. to march out.

Debt, (det) n. what is owed or due.

Debt'or, (det'or) n. one who owes.

Debut, (da-bu') n. first attempt,

Dec'^de, n. the sum or number of ten.

De-ca'den-cy, n. decay ; fall.

Dec'a-gon, n. a figure often equal sides.

Dec'^-logue, (-log) n. the ten command-
ments, [move ofl".

De-camp', v. n. to shift a camp ; to

Dp-camp'ment, n. act of decamping.

Dec-an'gu-lar, a. having ten angles.

De-cant', v. a. to pour off gently.

Dec-an-ta'tion, n. act of pouring off.

De-can'ter, n. a glass vessel for liquor.

De-cap'i-tate, v. a. to behead.

De-cap-i-ta'tion, Ji. act of beheading.

De-cay', v. n. to decline ; to rot.

De-cay', n. a decline ; gradual failure.

De-c5ase', n. departure from life.

De-cease', v. ?(. to die ; to expire.

De-ceased', p. a. departed from life.

De-ceit', (de-set') 71. fraud ; artifice.

De-cSit'ful, a. full of deceit ; delusive.

De-ceit'ful-ly, ad. fraudulently.

De-ceiv'a-ble, a. liable to be deceived.

Ds-c6ive', (de-s5v') v. a. to cause to
mistake ; to delude ; to impose on.

De-ceiv'er, 71. one who deceives.

De-cem'ber, n. last month of the year.

De'cen-cy, n. propriety ; decorum.

De-cen'na-ry, 7t. a period of ten years.

De-cen'ni-al, a. continuing ten years.

De'cent, a. becoming ; fit ; suitable.

D5'cent-ly, ad. in a decent manner.

De-cep'tion, 7!. act of deceiving ; deceit

De-ccp'tive, a. deceiving; deceitful.

De^'ep-to-iy, a. deceitful.

De-ci'd^-ble, a. that may be decided.

De-cide', v. to determine ; to settle.

De-cid'ed, p. a. determined ; resolute.

De-cld'ed-ly, ad. in a decided manner

De-cid'u-ous, c. falling off every sea-
son, as leaves ; not evergreen.

D9^i-rafil, a. numbered by ten.

De^'i-mal, n, a tenth ; decimal fraction.

De^'i-mats, v. a. to take the tenth.

De9-i-ma'tion,7t.a taking of every tenth.

De-ci'pher, v. a, to explain, unravel.

De-ci'pher-er, n. one who deciphers.

De-ci"§ion, (de-sizh'un) 71. "act of de-
ciding; determination of a doubt.

De-cl'sjve, a. conclusive ; positive.

De-ci'sjve-ly, ad. in a conclusive man-

De-cl'so-ry, a. able to determine, [ner.

Deck, V. a. to cover ; to dress ; to array

Deck, n. the floor of a ship.

De-claim', v. n. to speak oratorically.

De-claim'er, n. one who declaims.

Dec-la-ma'tion,7i. a speech ; harangue.

De-clam'a-to-ry, a. partaking of decla-
mation ; vehement.

Dec-la-ra'tion, 71. act of declaring; a
proclamation ; an affirmation.

De-clar'9-tive, a. making manifest.

De-clar'a-to-ry, a. affirmative ; clear.

De-clire', v. a, to make known.

De-clire', v. n. to make a declaration.

De-clen'sion, 71. act of declining; de-
cay : — variation of nouns.

De-cli'na-ble, a. that may be declined.

Dec-lj-na'tion, n, act of declining ; de-
scent. • [dialling.

Dec'li-na-tor, n. an instrument used in

De-cllne', v. n. to lean ; to decay.

De-cllne', v. a. to bring downjifto shun;
to refuse : — to inflect, as words.

De-cllne', n. a falling off; decay.

De-cliv'i-ty, n. a gradual descent.

De-cli'vous, a. gradually descending.

De-coct', V. a. to boil ; to digest.

De-coc'tion, n. act of boiling.

De-col' late, v. a. to behead.

Dec-ol-la'tion, n. the act of beheading.

De-c61-or-a'tion, 71. privation of color.

De-com-po^e', v. a. to separate ; to re-
solve into elements. [parts,

De-com-po-si"tion, n. a separatmn of

De-com-pound', v. a. to compound
anew : — to resolve ; to decompose.

D5-com-pbund', a. compounded anew.

Dec'g-rate, v. a. to adorn ; to embellish.

Dec-o-ra'tion, n. embellishment.

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DSc'g-ra.-tQT, n. one who decorates.

||De-c5'rous, or Dec'o-rous, a. decent ;
suitable ; becoming ; proper.

'|De-c6'rous-ly, ad. decently.

De-cbr'ti-cate, v, a. to peel ; to strip off.

De-cor-tj-ca'tion, n. act of stripping off.

De-c6'rum, n. decency ; propriety.

De-coy', v. a. to lure ; to insnare.

De-cby', n. allurement ; a snare.

De-crease', v. n. to grow less.

De-crease', v. a. to make less.

De-crease', n. a growing less ; decay.

De-cree', v. a. to ordain ; to determine.

De-cr6e', tu edict ; determination.

Dec're-ment, n. gradual diminution.

De-crep'it, a. worn with age ; weak.

De-crep'i-tate, v. a. &. n. to roast or
crackle in the fire.

De-crep-i-ta'tion, n. a crackling noise.

De-crep'i-tude, n. decay ; old age.

De-cres'cent, a. growing less.

De-cre'tal, n. a book of edicts.

De-cre'tal, a. pertaining to a decree.

Dec're-to-ry, a. judicial ; definitive.

De-crl'ai, n.'a.ct of decrying ; censure.

De-cri'er, n. one who decries.

De-cry', v, a. to censure openly.

De-cum'bence, 71. act of lying down.

De-ciini'bent, a. lying down ; low.

Dec'u-ple, (dek'u-p!) a. tenfold.

De-cu'ri-on, n. a commander of ten.

De-cus'sate, v. a. to intersect at acute
angles. [tersection.

Dec-us-sa'tion, n. act of crossing 5 in-

De-dec'o-rous, a. disgraceful.

Ded'i-cate, v. a. to consecrate, devote.

Ded'i-cate, a. consecrate ; dedicated.

Ded-i-ca'tion, n. consecration,

Ded'i-ca-tor, n. one who dedicates.

Ded'i-ca-to-rj'', a. implying dedication.

De-duce', v. a. to draw from ; to infer.

De-duce'ment, n. deduction.

De-du'ei-ble, a. that may be deduced.

De-du'cive, a. performing deduction.

De-duct', V. a. to subtract, tai^e away.

De-duc'tion, 71. a deducting 5 inference.

De-duc'tive, a. deducible.

Deed, n. action ; exploit: — a writing
for transferring real estate.

Deem, v. a. to judge ; to suppose.

Deep, a. reaching far below the sur-
face ; profound ; sagacious ; grave.

Deep, n. the sea ; the main ; the ocean.

Deep'en, (de'pn) v. a. to make deep.

Deep'en, (de'pn) v. n. to grow deep.

Deer, n. an animal hunted for venison.

De-face', v. a. to destroy ; to disfigure.

De-face'ment, n. violation; razure.

De-fal'cate, v. a. to cut off; to lop.

Def-al-ca'tion, n. diminution ; failure.

Def-a-ma'tion, n. slander; calumny.

De-fam'?-to-ry, a. slanderous.

De-fame', v. a. to slander ; to vilify.

De-f^m'er, n. one who defames.

De-fault', 71. omission ; failure ; fault.

De-fault', V. a. to frustrate for non-

De-fault'er, 71. one guilty of default.

De-fea'§a'nce, n. act of annulling.

De-fea?'i-ble, a. that may be annulled.

De-feat', n. an overthrow ; frustration.

De-feat', v. a. to overthrow ; to undo.

Def'e-cate, v. a. to purify ; to refine.

Def'e-cate, a. purged from lees.

Def-e-ca'tion, n. act of defecating.

De-fect', 71. a fault ; want ; blemish.

De-fec'tion,7i. failure; apostasy; revolt.

De-fec'tive,a. full of defects; imperfect.

De-fec'tive-ly, a defective manner.

De-fence', n. guard ; resistance ; plea.

De-fence'less, a. unarmed ; unguarded.

De-fend', v, a. to protect ; to vindicate.

De-fend'ant, n. a person accused.

De-fend'er, 71. one who defends.

De-fen'si-ble, a. that may be defended.

De-fen'sive, a. serving to defend ; re-
sisting aggression.

De-fen'sive, n. st|^te of defence.

De-fer', v. a. to put off; to prolong.

De-fer', v. n. to delay, pay deference.

Def'er-ence, 71. respect ; submission.

De-f I'ance, n. a challenge.

De-f i"cien-cy, n. want ; defect.

De-f i"cient, (de-fish'ent) a. wanting.

De-file', w. a. to pollute ; to corrupt.

De-file', v. n. to march off file by file.

De-file', 71. a long, narrow pass.

De-f ile'ment, n. corruption ; pollution.

De-f il'er, n. one who defiles.

De-f in'a-hle, a. that may be defined.

De-flne', v. a. to give a definition of;
to explain ; t§ describe ; to limit.

De-f in'er, n. one who defines.

DSf'i-nite, a. certain ; limited ; exact.

Def'j-nlte-ly, ad. in a definite manner.

Def-i-iTi"tion, (-nish'un) w. a short de-
scription of a thing ; explanation.

De-fin'i-tive, a. determinate; positive.,

De-f in'i-tive, n. that which defines.

De-f in'i-tive-ly, ad. positively.

De-fla'gra-ble, a. combustible.

DSf'la-grSte, v. a. & n. to burn.

Def-la-gra'tion, n. destruction by fire.

De-tiect', V. n. to turn aside, deviate.

De-flec'tion, n. deviation ; a turning.

D6f-lo-ra'tion, n. act of deflouring.





De-fl3fir', v. a. to ravish ; to take away
beauty. [humors.

De-flux'ion, n. a downward flow of

De-fo-li-a'ti?!!, n. the falling of leaves.

I)e-f6rce', v. a. to keep by force.

De-f brm', v, a. to disfigure ; to deface.

Def-or-ma'ti^n, n. a disfiguring.

De-f brmed', (de-f brmd') p. a. ugly.

De-f brm'j-ty, n. want of beauty.

De-frSiud', v. a. to cheat ; to deceive.

De-fray', v. a. to bear the charges of.

De-funct', n. one who is deceased.

De-fiinct', a. dead ; deceased.

De-fy', V. a. to challenge ; to dare.

De-|en'er-a-cy, n. decay of goodness.

De-|en'er-ate, r. n. to decay in virtue.

De-gen'er-5ite, a. decayed in virtue.

De-|en-er-a'tion,M.act of degenerating.

Deg-lu-ti"tion, (-tish'un) n. a swal-

Deg-ra-da'ti9n, n. act of degrading.

De-grade', v. a. to lower ; to disgrace.

De-greS', n. rank ; step ; extent ; title :
— the 360th part of a circle.

De-hor-ta'tion, n. dissuasion.

De-j-f i-ca'tion, n. the act of deifying.

De'i-f orin, a. of a godlike form.

De'i-ty, V. a. to make a god of, adore.

Deign, (dan) v. n. to condescend.

Deign, (dan) v. a. tO||rant ; to permit.

De'i^m, n. the cree^f a deist.

De'ist, n. one who believes in God,
but disbelieves revealed religion.

De-is'ti-cal, \ <"■ belonging to deism.
De'i-ty, n. the Divine Being ; divinity.
De-ject', V. a. to cast down ; to depress.
De-ject'ed, a. cast down ; low-spirited.
De-jgc'tion, n. melancholy; depression.
De-lapsed', (de-lapst') a. fallen down.
De-lay', v. a. to defer ; to put off.
De-lay', v. n. to linger; to stop.
De-lay', n. a deferring ; stay ; stop.
Del'e-ble, a. capable di being effaced.
De-lect'a-ble, a. pleasing ; delightful.
Del'e-gate, v. a. to send ; to intrust.
Del'e-gate, n. a deputy; representative.
Del-e-ga'tion, n. act of sending away ;

the persons deputed.
De-lete', V. a. to blot out ; to effkce.
Del-e-te'ri-ous,o.destructive; injurious.
De-le'tion, n. a blotting out ; erasure.
Delft, or Delf, n. earthen ware.
De-lib'er-ate, v. to weigh ; to consider.
De-lib'er-ate, a, cautious ; considerate.
De-lib'er-ate-ly, ad. with deliberation.
De-lib-er-a'tian, n. act of delilierating.
De-lib'er-a-tive, a. apt to deliberate.

Del'j-c9-cy, n. something delicate j
nicety ; softness ; tenderness.

Del'i-cate, a. nice ; dainty ; fine ; soft.

Del'j-cate-Iy, ad. in a delicate manner

De-li"cious, (-lish'us) a. highly pleas-
ing; very grateful; sweet; charming.

De-light', (de-lit') n. great pleasure.

De-light', (de-lit') v. a. to please much.

De-light', (de-lit') v. n. t^ have delight.

De-light'ful, (-lit'-) a. very pleasing.

De-lin'e-ate, v. a. to design ; to sketch,

De-lin-e-a'tion, n. act of delineating.

De-lin'e-a-tor, n. one who delineates.

De-lin'quen-cy, n. a fault , a misdeed.

De-lin'quent, re. an offender.

De-lin'quent, a. failing in duty ; faulty.

Del-i-quesce', v. n. to melt in the air

Del-i-ques'cence, n. a melting in air.

Del-i-ques'cent, a. melting in the air.

De-lTr'i-oils, a. disordered in mind.

De-lir'i-um, n. disorder of mind.

De-liv'er, v. a. to set free ; to release ; to
rescue ; to give ; to speak ; to utter.

De-liv'er-ance, n, release ; rescue.

De-llv'er-er, n. one who delivers.

De-!iv'er-y, n. act of delivering ; re-
lease ; rescue ; utterance ; childbirth.

Dell, n. a pit ; a cavitj' ; a dale.

De-lud'a-ble, a. liable to be deluded.

De-lude', v. a. to deceive ; to cheat.

Del'uge, (del'luj) n. inundation ; flood.

Del'u|e, V. a. to drown ; to overwhelm.

De-lu'|ion, (de-l5'zhun) n. act of de-
luding ; deceit ; illusion.

De-lii'sive, a. deceptive ; illusory.

Delve, V. a. to dig ; to fathom.

Delv'er, n. one who delves ; a digger.

Dem'a-gogue, (dem'a-gog) n. a leader
of the populace or of a faction.

De-main', (de-man') ) n. an estate

De-mesne', (de-men') \ in land at-
tached to a mansion.

De-mind', v. a. to ask ; to claim.

De-raand', ?». a claim ; a question.

De-mand'a-ble, a. that may be d©-

De-mand'ant, n. a plaintiff, [manded.

D5-mar-ca'tion, ?;. division ; boundary,

De-m5an', v. a. to behave ; to conduct,

De-mean'or, n. behavior ; conduct.

De-men'tate, v. a. to make mad.

De-men-ta'tion, Ji. act of making mad,

De-ment'ed, a. mad ; infatuated.

De-mer'jt, n. desert of ill ; ill desert.

De-mer'sion, ?;,. immersion.

Dem'i, a prefix signifying half.

Dem'i-god, n. half a god ; a hero.

Deni'i-john, (-jon) n. a ghiss vessel.

Dem'j-tiua'ver, n. half a quaver.

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De-mi?e', n. death ; decease.

De-mlf e', v. a. to grant at one's death.

De-moc'ra-cy, n. government by the
people. - [racy,

Dem'o-crat, n. one devoted to democ-

Dem-o-crat'ic, a. relating to democracy.

De-mol'ish, r. a. to raze ; to destroy.

Dlm-o-li"tion, (-llsh'un) n.destruction.

De'mon, n. a spirit ; an evil spirit.

De-mo'ni-ac, ) a. belonging to de-

Dem-o-nl'a-cal, ) mons ; devilish.

De-mo'ni-ac, n. one possessed of a de-
mon, [spirits.

De-mon-ol'o-*y, n. a treatise on evil

De-m6n'stra-ble,a. that may be demon-
strated, [tainty.

De-mon'strate, v. a. to prove w^ith cer-

Dem-on-stra'tion, n. indubitable proof.

De-mon'stra-tive, a. conclusive.

Dem'gn-stra-tor, or De-mon'stra-tor, n.
one who demonstrates.

De-mor-al-j-za'tipn, n. destruction of
morals. [als of.

De-mor'al-ize, v. a. to destroy the mor-

De-mul'cent, a. softening ; mollifying.

De-miir', v. n. to delay ; to hesitate.

De-miir', n. doubt ; hesitation ; pause.

De-mure', a. sober ; grave ; downcast.

De-mure'ly, ad. in a demure manner.

De-mur'ra^e, n. delay of a ship.

De-mur'rer, n. one who demurs.

De-my', ri. a particular size of paper.

Den, n. a cavern ; cave of a wild beast.

Den-drol 'o-|y ,7)..natural history of trees,

De-ni'a-ble, a. capable of being denied.

De-ni'al, n. negation ; refusal,

De-nl'er, n. one who denies ; a refuser,

Den-i-za'tion, n. act of enfranchising.

Den'i-zen, n. a foreigner enfrancliised.

De-nora'j-nate, v. a. to name ; to style.

De-nom-i-na'tion, n. a name : — a sect.

De-nom'i-na-tive, a. that gives a name.

De-nom'i-na tor, n. the number below
the line, in vulgar fractions.

Den-o-ta'tion, n. the act of denoting.

De-note', v. a. to mark ; to signify.

De-nounce', v. a. to threaten, censure.

De-nbunce'nient, n. denunciation.

Dense, a. close; compact; thick,

Den'si-ty, n. closeness ; compactness.

Dent, V. a. to mark with a dent.

Dent, V. a mark ; an indentation,

Deii'tal, a. belonging to the teeth.

Deti'tate, a. pointed, like teeth.

Derit'ed, a. notched ; indented,

Don'ti-cle, n. a point, like a tooth,

nen-tic'ii-15t-e.l,a. set with small teeth.

D(ii-tT<;-ij-la'tion,7!. denticulated state.

Den'ti-frice, n. a powder for the teeth

Den'til, n. a modillion ; denticle,

Den'tist, n. a surgeon for the teeth.

Den'tis-try, n. the business of a dentist

Den-ti"tion, n. the breeding of teeth.

Den'toid, a. resembling a tooth.

De-nu'date, v. a. to divest ; to strip.

Den-u-da'tion, n. a making naked.

De-nude', v, a. to strip ; to divest.

De-niiu'cj-ate, (de-niin'she-at) v. a. to
denounce ; to threaten.

De-nun-ci-a'tion, (de-nun-she-a'shun)
n. actof denouncing; public menace.

De-nun'cj-a-tor, n. a censurer.

De-nun'ci-^o-ry, a. censorious.

De-ny', v. a. to contradict ; to refuse.

De-ob'stru-ent,a. removing obstruction.

De'o-dand, n. a thing forfeited to God.

De-on-tol'o-^, n. the scie#*e of ethics.

De-part', v. n. to go away ; to leave.

De-part'ment, n. office ; part ; division.

De-part'ure, (de-part'yur) 7i. a going
away ; death ; decease.

De-pSst'ure, (de pSst'yur) ?). n. to feed.

De-pau'per-ate, v. a. to make poor.

De-pend', v. n. to hang from ; to rely.

De-pend'ant, 7t. one who is dependent.

De-pen'dence, ) 71. connection j trust ;

De-pen'den-cy, \ reliance.

De-pend'ent, a. subordinate,

De-pend'ent, n. one subordinate,

De-pict', V. a. to paint ; to portray,

De-pict'ure, (-pikt'yur) v. a. to depict.

Dep-i-la'tion, n. a pulling off the hair.

De-pil'a-to-ry, a. taking away hair.

De-ple'tion, n. an emptying ; blood-let-

De-ple'to-ry,a.causing depletion, [ting.

De-plor'a-ble, a, lamentable ; sad.

De-pl6r'a-bly, ad, lamentably.

De-pl6re', v. a. to lament ; to mourn.

Do-pldy', V. a. to display ; to open.

Dep-lu-ma'tion, n. loss of feathers.

De-plurae', v. a. to strip of feathers.

De-po'nent, n. one who makes a depo-
sition ; a witness.

De-pbp'u-late, v. a. to lay waste.

De-p6p-u-la'tion, n. destruction; havoc.

De-pop'u-la-tor, who depopulates.

De-port', V. a. to demean ; to behave.

Dep-or-ta'tion, 71. transportation ; exile.

De-port'ment, n. conduct ; demeanor.

De-po'§al, 71. act of deposing.

De-po§e', V. a. to dethrone : — to attest.

De-po§e', V. n. to bear witness, testify.

De-po§'er, n. one who deposes,

De-po§'it, V. a. to lay up ; to place,

De-p6§'it, n. that which is deposited ; a

1 pledge; a pawn ; a depositor^'.

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De-po^'i-tft-ry, n. one to whom a thing
is intrusted.

Dep-9-fi"tion, (dep-o-zish'un) n. act
of deposing ; a testimony.

De-po^'i-tor, n. one who deposits.

De-pof'i-to-ry, n. a place of deposit.

De-pot', (de-p6') n. a place of deposit :
— a station on a railroad.

Dep-ra-va'tion, n. corruption.

De-prave', v. a. to make bad; to corrupt.

De-prav'i-ty, n. corruption ; vice.

Dep're-cate, v. a. to pray against.

Dep-re-ca'tion, n. prayer against evil.

Dep're-ca-tor, n. one who deprecates.

Dep're-ca-to-ry, a. entreating.

De-pre'ci-ate, (de-pre'she-at) v. a. to

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