1. design criteria criteria that designers should meet in designing some system or device
  2. denigratory harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
  3. songwriter a composer of words or music for popular songs
  4. idiosyncratic peculiar to the individual
  5. designer drug a psychoactive drug deliberately synthesized to avoid anti-drug laws; mimics the effects of a banned drug; law was revised in 1986 to ban designer drugs
  6. Tuscan order a Roman order that resembles the Doric order but without a fluted shaft
  7. designated hitter a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher
  8. designate design or destine
  9. screenwriter someone who writes screenplays
  10. dowsing rod forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
  11. hypocrite a person who professes beliefs that he or she does not hold
  12. designer someone who creates plans to be used in making something
  13. syncretic of or characterized by syncretism
  14. disconnected having been divided; having the unity destroyed
  15. celiac artery an artery that originates from the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm and branches into the left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery and the splenic artery
  16. pecking order the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
  17. designative serving to designate
  18. disincarnate make immaterial; remove the real essence of
  19. passenger train a train that carries passengers
  20. technocrat an advocate of technocracy