1. tedious so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
  2. Thetis one of the 50 Nereids; mother of Achilles by Peleus
  3. diabetes a disease characterized by high glucose levels in the blood
  4. Tethys a Titaness and sea goddess; wife of Oceanus
  5. dietary a regulated daily food allowance
  6. disease an impairment of health
  7. details true confidential information
  8. diet the usual food and drink consumed by an organism
  9. detest dislike intensely
  10. dietician a specialist in the study of food, nourishment, and health
  11. diesis a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
  12. dieter a person who diets
  13. litas the basic unit of money in Lithuania
  14. dita evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally
  15. Dias Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of Good Hope (thus establishing a sea route from the Atlantic to Asia) (1450-1500)
  16. status the condition or someone or something at a particular time
  17. quietus euphemisms for death
  18. detusk remove the tusks of animals
  19. theodicy the branch of religious studies that defends God's goodness
  20. detail a small part considered separately from the whole