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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

Defamation: slander
Example: [defamation of character]

Defame: slander or disgrace
Example: [The opposition party tried to defame the Prime Minister]

Default:
The neglect or omission of a legal requirement
Example: [to default on their mortgage repayments]

Defeatist:
one who is resigned to defeat
Example: [a defeatist attitude]

Defection:
desertion
Example: [his defection from our cause will hurt us]

Defendant:
person required to answer a legal suit

Defensible:
secure, tenable, justifiable, easily defended
Example: [Much of the equipment for the Polar mines had already been shifted into defensible ground]

Defer:
to submit or yield postpone
Example: [I defer to your judgment]

Deference:
respect, courteously yielding to another, honor
Example: [He treats her with such deference]

Defiant:
disobedient, insubordinate, resisting, rebellious, opposing
Example: [defiant attitude/glance/stance/response]

Deficiency:
shortage, insufficiency, inadequacy, lack, shortcoming, the state of not having something that is necessary
Example: [a vitamin deficiency]

Deficient:
defective Not having adequate supply
Example: [A diet deficient in vitamin D]

Deficit:
shortage
Example: [a budget deficit]

Defile:
to make unclean or dishonor pollute
Example: [The soldiers deliberately defiled all the holy places]

Definitive:
final, conclusive, explicit or decisive clear-cut
Example: [a definitive judgment]

Deflation:
depreciation decrease

Deflect:
turn aside
Example: [He deflected the ball away from the goal]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Deflower: despoil

Deform:
distort To disfigure
Example: [Age deforms the spine]

Deformity:
malformation, misshapenness, bodily distortion, disfigurement
Example: [When these cases recover [..] a horrible amount of deformity often remains to mark the ravages of the disease]

Defraud:
swindle
Example: [The company was accused of defrauding its customers]

Defray:
pay
Example: [defray all your expenses]

Deft:
dexterous skillful
Example: [For all his good running and putting of runners into space with deft passes, one of his primary jobs is to kick points]

Defunct:
no longer existing, extinct, dead
Example: [members of a now defunct communist organization]

Degeneracy:
corruption, immorality, decay, decadence, degradation
Example: [It was too painful to witness the degeneracy of our early favorite]

Degradation:
disgrace, deterioration, degeneration, humiliation, debasement
Example: [They lived like beasts in great squalid labor-ghettos, festering in misery and degradation]

Degrade:
demean
Example: [don’t degrade woman]

Degraded:
debased lowered in rank
Example: [the degraded man spoke only of his past glory]

Dehydrate:
dry out
Example: [feeling dehydrated]

Deify:
To regard as a god
Example: [The Romans used to deify their emperors]

Deign:
condescend
Example: [If she deigns to reply to my letter, I’ll be extremely surprised]

Deity:
a god
Example: [worship deity]

Deject:
discourage, demoralize, make unhappy, dishearten, depress, downcast
Example: [Feelings of hopelessness about the future dejected her]

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


Delectation: entertainment, enjoyment, gratification, appreciation, pleasure
Example: [The Prince smiled and helped himself to one of the very excellent cigarettes which had been provided for the delectation of his visitor. All that he was and was not, all that he had done and most of what he had not done, was spread out for the delectation of the public, accompanied by snapshots and photographs]

Delegate:
to give powers to another authorize
Example: [As a boss you have to delegate]

Delete:
remove
Example: [deleted from the article]

Deleterious:
destructive, harmful, detrimental
Example: [deleterious effect on the nervous system]

Deliberate:
ponder
Example: [deliberated the question at great length]

Delicacy:
That which is agreeable to a fine taste.

Delineate:
describe draw a line around
Example: [The boundary was clearly delineated]

Delineation:
depiction the act of representing pictorially

Delinquent:
culpable negligent
Example: [juvenile delinquents]

Deliquesce:
melt, dissolve, become liquid, liquefy
Example: [They then expand quickly, curl up in shreds, and deliquesce into a black inky fluid which stains the ground]

Deliquescent:
capable of absorbing moisture from air and becoming liquid
Example: [since the powder is deliquescent, it must be kept in a sealed jar until used]

Delirium:
ecstasy mental confusion
Example: [fever accompanied by delirium]

Delta:
an alluvial deposit at the mouth of a stream
Example: [the delta of the Nile]

Delude:
deceive
Example: [don’t delude yourself]

Deluge:
to submerge, a flood, overwhelm
Example: [This little stream can become a deluge when it rains heavily]

Delusion:
Mistaken conviction
Example: [under the delusion]
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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