1. death tax a tax on the estate of the deceased person
  2. paradox a statement that contradicts itself
  3. aesthetic characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
  4. dietetics the scientific study of food preparation and intake
  5. syntax the study of the rules for forming admissible sentences
  6. pathetic deserving or inciting pity
  7. detox the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified
  8. Dayton ax an ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side
  9. aesthetics the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste
  10. deathtrap any structure that is very unsafe
  11. didactic instructive, especially excessively
  12. death cap extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills
  13. estate tax a tax on the estate of the deceased person
  14. direct tax a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied
  15. Dorothy Dix United States journalist who wrote a syndicated column of advice to the lovelorn (1870-1951)
  16. Dayton axe an ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side
  17. orthodox adhering to what is commonly accepted
  18. dead duck something doomed to failure
  19. death toll the number of deaths resulting from some particular cause such as an accident or a battle or a natural disaster
  20. death mask a cast taken from the face of a dead person