1. facetious cleverly amusing in tone
  2. despise look down on with disdain or disgust
  3. devious turning away from a straight course
  4. dysphasia an impairment of language (especially speech production) that is usually due to brain damage
  5. thesaurus a book containing a classified list of synonyms
  6. desirous having or expressing an inclination to want something
  7. disavow refuse to acknowledge
  8. deceive cause someone to believe an untruth
  9. decisive characterized by resoluteness and firmness
  10. suffice be adequate, either in quality or quantity
  11. Vesuvius a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast
  12. devise arrange by systematic planning and united effort
  13. Lesvos an island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea
  14. device an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
  15. decipher convert code into ordinary language
  16. defuse remove the triggering device from
  17. deface mar or spoil the appearance of
  18. devices an inclination or desire
  19. despair a state in which all hope is lost or absent
  20. vis-a-vis a person or thing having the same characteristics as another