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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

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Detriment: loss, harm, injury, damage, disadvantage, damage
Example: [Some people skip medications to the detriment of their health]

Detrimental: harmful or injury
Example: [a detrimental effect]

Devastate:
lay waste
Example: [the city was devastated by the bombs]

Deviate:
to stray, turn away from, wander
Example: [The recent pattern of weather deviates from the norm for this time of year]

Deviltry:
Wanton and malicious mischief.

Devious:
Out of the common or regular track
Example: [a devious scheme]

Devise:
plan
Example: [devised a game plan]

Devoid:
totally lacking empty
Example: [devoid of all comforts]

Devolve:
to hand down to roll down
Example: [it devolved upon the survivors to negotiate peace terms with the enemy]

Devotee:
follower enthusiast
Example: [devotees of cricket]

Devout:
deeply religious pious
Example: [a devout Hindu]

Dexterity:
agility, skill, adroitness
Example: [We here had an opportunity of witnessing the dexterity with which they handle their boats]

Dexterous:
adroit skillful
Example: [a dexterous movement]

Diabolical:
fiendish, devilish, wicked
Example: [Conditions in the prison were diabolical]

Diacritical:
Marking a difference.

Diadem:
crown
Example: [the king’s diadem]

Diagnosis:
Determination of the distinctive nature of a disease.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Dialect: regional style of speaking
Example: [a regional dialect]

Dialectic:
pertaining to debate
Example: [he was skilled in dialectic and gave forceful arguments]

Dialectician:
A logician.

Diaphanous:
translucent, sheer, delicate allowing light to show through
Example: [The young man beckons us into his tiny shop and spreads out some diaphanous silks for our inspection]

Diatomic:
(Chemistry) formed of two atoms
Example: [Hence, it may be inferred that this value is typical for diatomic molecules]

Diatribe:
bitter verbal attack long denunciation
Example: [He launched into a long diatribe against the government’s policies]

Dichotomy:
a division into two parts
Example: [a dichotomy between what politicians say and what they do]

Dictate:
command
Example: [the dictates of conscience]

Dictum:
authoritative statement popular saying
Example: [He followed the famous American dictum, ‘Don’t get mad, get even’]

Didactic:
instructional
Example: [This individual could provide much of the didactic instruction, but others should contribute to the training program]

Differentia:
Any essential characteristic of a species by reason of which it differs from other species.

Differential:
variance, difference, showing a difference, distinctive, discriminating
Example: [differential equations]

Differentiate:
to distinguish between two items
Example: [We do not differentiate between our workers on the basis of]

Differentiation:
discrimination, act of distinguishing, the act of making a product different from other similar products, distinction, separation
Example: [patterns of genetic differentiation]

Diffidence:
lack of confidence shyness
Example: [you must overcome your diffidence if you want to become a salesman]

Diffident:
Affected or possessed with self-distrust.

Diffusion:
Dispersion
Example: [the process of diffusion in gases]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Dignitary: notable, person of high rank, very important person, personage
Example: [No ordinary King’s messenger, then, but some dignitary of the Court]

Digraph:
pair of letters representing one sound
Example: [This combination of two letters to represent one sound is called a digraph, as gh, in cough, ch in church]

Digress:
to turn aside, ramble, to stray from the main point
Example: [don’t digress from the topic]

Dilapidated:
in disrepair, neglected, run-down
Example: [dilapidated buildings]

Dilate:
swell, enlarge, extend
Example: [dilated pupils]

Dilatory:
slow, procrastinating, tending to delay
Example: [dilatory tactics]

Dilemma:
difficult choice
Example: [dilemma about whether or not to go]

Dilettante:
dabbler amateur
Example: [He’s a bit of a dilettante as far as wine is concerned]

Diligence:
Careful effort
Example: [She hoped that her diligence would be noticed at work]

Diligent:
hard-working
Example: [diligent about his work]

Dilute:
To make fluid less concentrated by mixing
Example: [Dilute the juice with water]

Diminution:
Reduction
Example: [suffered a diminution in profits]

Dimly:
weakly, softly, vaguely, faintly, not clearly
Example: [A few apathetic faces of judges alone could be dimly discerned. Feeble is human speech to deal with such high matters, serving, at the best, but dimly to adumbrate ineffable truths]

Dingy:
unclean, dirty, gloomy, depressing, shabby, soiled, dilapidated
Example: [a dingy apartment/house]

Dint:
effort means
Example: [by dint of much hard work, we succeeded]

Diphthong:
a compound vowel sound that starts with one vowel and rapidly changes to another vowel (as in join, cloud, and tide)
Example: [Not all combinations of “a” and “u” are diphthongs]
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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