1. dictate a guiding principle
  2. tektite thought to derive from meteorites
  3. anecdote short account of an incident
  4. digitate resembling a finger
  5. to date prior to the present time
  6. toccata a baroque musical composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) with full chords and rapid elaborate runs in a rhythmically free style
  7. Caudata salamanders; newts; congo snakes
  8. decapitate cut the head off of
  9. touch down come or bring (a plane) to a landing
  10. decorate make more attractive, as by adding ornament or color
  11. death duty a tax on the estate of the deceased person
  12. due date the date on which an obligation must be repaid
  13. backdate make effective from an earlier date
  14. denudate without the natural or usual covering
  15. acaudate lacking a tail or taillike appendage
  16. decorated decorated or dressed up to be more beautiful or distinct
  17. caudate having a tail or taillike appendage
  18. dictator a ruler who is unconstrained by law
  19. duct tape a wide silvery adhesive tape intended to seal joints in sheet metal duct work but having many other uses
  20. dedicated devoted to a cause or ideal or purpose