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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Dearth: lack, scarcity, insufficiency
Example: [there is no dearth of talent in the country]

Debacle: defeat a rout
Example: [The collapse of the company was described as the greatest financial debacle in the history]

Debase:
or lower in quality or stature to degrade
Example: [Some argue that money has debased cricket]

Debauch:
seduce from virtue or duty to corrupt
Example: [a vicious newspaper can debauch public ideals]

Debauchery:
scandalous activities involving sex, drugs or excessive drinking, intemperance, immoral behavior, indulgence in sensual pleasures
Example: [For he danced and revelled, and practised every kind of intemperance and debauchery. a life of debauchery and sin]

Debenture:
bond issued to secure a loan
Example: [to raise money by issuing debentures]

Debilitate:
enfeeble to weaken
Example: [Chemotherapy exhausted and debilitated him]

Debonair:
affable sophisticated
Example: [a debonair young man]

Debris:
ruins, wreckage, rubbish

Debutante:
a girl debuting into society
Example: [a debutantes’ ball]

Decadence:
decay (e.g. moral or cultural) deterioration
Example: [This type of permissive lifestyle contributes to moral decadence and criminal activity]

Decagon:
(GEOMETRY) a shape with ten sides
Example: [In the fourth are six triangles, in the fifth, five polygons from a pentagon to a decagon]

Decaliter:
A liquid and dry measure of 10 liters.

Decameron:
A volume consisting of ten parts.

Decameter:
a unit of length equal to ten meters
Example: [The room is about a decameter from front to back]

Decamp:
To leave suddenly or unexpectedly.

Decant:
pour
Example: [be sure to decant this wine before serving it]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Decapitate: kill by beheading
Example: [some soldiers were decapitated]

Decapod:
Ten-footed or ten-armed.

Deceit:
Falsehood.

Deceitful:
deceiving, dishonest, deceptive, untrustworthy, fraudulent
Example: [Appearances are deceitful]

Deceive:
trick
Example: [the company deceived customers]

Decelerate:
slow down
Example: [decelerate vs. accelerate]

Decent:
Characterized by propriety of conduct speech manners or dress.

Deciduous:
short-lived, shedding leaves, temporary
Example: [the oak is a deciduous tree]

Decimal:
counted in units of 10
Example: [the decimal system/]

Decimate:
destroy
Example: [populations of endangered animals have been decimated]

Decipher:
decode
Example: [to decipher someone’s handwriting]

Declaim:
recite, to make (a speech, statement, etc) loudly and in an oratorical manner, preach, give a formal talk, protest
Example: [He was wonderfully precocious, and as a child of five years would recite odes, and declaim passages from Milton and Shakespeare. He declaimed against the system]

Declamation:
address, formal speech, tirade, recitation, haranguing
Example: [As he advanced in his declamation, his ardour seemed to increase]

Declarative:
Containing a formal positive or explicit statement or affirmation.

Decline:
decrease in number
Example: [The actor’s popularity has declined]

Declivity:
a place that declines or slopes downwards
Example: [the children loved to ski down the declivity]

Decollete:
having a low-necked dress
Example: [evening gowns seem to be decollete this season]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Decomposition: decay
Example: [Despite the body’s decomposition, the police were able to identify the murdered man]

Decorate:
To embellish.

Decorous:
proper, seemly, socially correct tasteful
Example: [His manner, as ever, was decorous]

Decorum:
proper behavior, protocol, etiquette
Example: [to act with proper decorum]

Decoy:
Anything that allures into danger or temptation
Example: [decoys are commonly used for hunting]

Decree:
official order
Example: [military decree]

Decrepit:
as by old age or some chronic infirmity Enfeebled
Example: [the decrepit car blocked the traffic]

Decrepitude:
enfeeblement
Example: [a state of decrepitude]

Decry:
to belittle, castigate, openly condemn
Example: [She decried the appalling state of the film industry]

Dedication:
The voluntary consecration or relinquishment of something to an end or cause.

Deduce:
conclude

Deducible:
derived by reasoning
Example: [once we accept your premise, the conclusions are easily deductible]

Deduct:
subtract
Example: [deduct the amount and pay me the rest]

Deem:
judge
Example: [deemed university]

Deface:
disfigure, mar, to mar the appearance of vandalize
Example: [jailed for defacing the poster of the Presiden]

Defalcate:
to misuse money put in trust
Example: [there is a law to punish the brokers who defalcate the customer’s funds]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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