1. destined governed by fate
  2. distend cause to expand as if by internal pressure
  3. obstinate marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
  4. bastinado a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels
  5. destiny the ultimate agency predetermining the course of events
  6. destitute poor enough to need help from others
  7. distinct constituting a separate entity or part
  8. distant separated in space or coming from far away
  9. dissident a person who objects to some established policy
  10. ostinato a musical phrase repeated over and over during a composition
  11. festinate act or move at high speed
  12. destine decree or designate beforehand
  13. designate design or destine
  14. destination the place designated as the end, as of a race or journey
  15. desalinate remove salt from
  16. testiness feeling easily irritated
  17. testing experimentation to determine how well something works
  18. dustiness the state of being covered with dust
  19. testudo a movable protective covering that provided protection from above; used by Roman troops when approaching the walls of a besieged fortification
  20. sustained continued at length without interruption or weakening