1. desperate a person who is frightened and in need of help
  2. desert leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
  3. desideratum something sought after as a necessity
  4. disparate fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind
  5. desecrate violate the sacred character of a place or language
  6. deliberate carefully thought out in advance
  7. decelerate lose velocity; move more slowly
  8. dehydrate remove water from
  9. distort twist and press out of shape
  10. destroyed spoiled or ruined or demolished
  11. destitute poor enough to need help from others
  12. reiterate say, state, or perform again
  13. distrait having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety
  14. siderite iron ore in the form of ferrous carbonate
  15. deserted forsaken by owner or inhabitants
  16. death rate the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
  17. considerate showing concern for the rights and feelings of others
  18. desperado a bold outlaw
  19. desolate providing no shelter or sustenance
  20. dissident a person who objects to some established policy

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