1. contempt lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  2. ostentatious intended to attract notice and impress others
  3. takeover attempt an attempt to take control of a corporation
  4. contemporary occurring in the same period of time
  5. contemptuous expressing extreme scorn
  6. attempt make an effort
  7. identity theft the co-option of another person's personal information (e.g., name, Social Security number, credit card number, passport) without that person's knowledge and the fraudulent use of such knowledge
  8. dead hand of the past the oppressive influence of past events or decisions
  9. dead-end street a street with only one way in or out
  10. dead on target accurately placed or thrown
  11. denotatum an actual object referred to by a linguistic expression
  12. contretemps an awkward clash
  13. twenty-twenty normal visual acuity, as measured by the ability to read charts at a distance of 20 feet
  14. student lamp a reading lamp with a flexible neck; used on a desk
  15. unkempt not properly maintained or cared for
  16. contemplate think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
  17. tentatively in a hesitant manner
  18. Aranea diademata a spider common in European gardens
  19. Diodontidae spiny puffers
  20. Dandie Dinmont a breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears