Dealing - trade, practice, traffic, commerce.

Dearth - famine, need, scarcity, want.

Debar - deter, hinder, prevent, exclude, preclude.

Debase - lower, degrade, humble, disgrace.

Debate - argue, wrangle, dispute, controvert, contest.

Debilitate - impair, weaken, enervate, enfeeble.

Debility - infirmity, weakness, incapacity, imbecility, feebleness.

Decay - decline, consumption.

Decease - demise, death, departure of life.

Deceit - fraud, duplicity, deception, cunning, artifice, trickery, guilt.

Decent - comely, fit, seemly, becoming.

Decide - settle, resolve, fix, determine.

Decision - sentence, determination, judgment, resolution, conclusion.

Decisive - conclusive, convincing, ending.

Declare - announce, pronounce, testify, proclaim, assure, assert, affirm.

Decline - droop, decay, shun, reject, repel, sink, refuse.

Decorate - embellish, ornament, beautify, adorn.

Decoy - allure, tempt, seduce, entice, inveigle.

Decrease - lessen, diminish, subside, lower, abate.

Dedicate - devote, consecrate, set apart.

Deduction - abatement, inference, conclusion.

Deed - action, exploit, achievement, feat.

Deface - mar, disfigure, destroy, mutilate.

Defame - slander, vilify, scandalize, calumniate.

Defeat - beat, baffle, conquer, overcome, overthrow, vanquish, frustrate.

Defect - want, flaw, blemish, imperfection.

Defective - wanting, imperfect, deficient.

Defender - protector, advocate, pleader, vindicator.

Defense - apology, excuse, justification, protection, vindication.

Defer - delay, hinder, prolong, retard, postpone, protract, procrastinate.

Deference - respect, regard, condescension, submission, veneration.

Deficient - lacking, wanting, Imperfect.

Defile - taint, poison, vitiate, corrupt, contaminate, pollute.

Definite - exact, precise, positive, certain, bounded, limited.

Defraud - swindle, cheat, rob, deceive, trick.

Degrade - lower, disgrace, lessen, reduce, decry, depreciate, disparage.

Degree - rank, position, station, class, order.

Dejection - depression, lowliness, melancholy.

Delay - hinder, defer, detain, prolong, protract, postpone.

Deliberate - slow, hesitating, considerate, thoughtful, cautious.

Delicate - frail, fine, nice, weak, tender, beautiful, elegant, dainty.

Delighted - pleased, glad, grateful, joyful.

Delineate - describe, draw, paint, sketch, depict, represent.

Delinquent - criminal, offender.

Deliver - give up, save, yield, utter, surrender, concede, rescue, transmit.

Delude - mislead, deceive, cheat, beguile.

Delusion - cheat, illusion, deception, fallacy.

Demand - claim, require, ask.

Demolish - overthrow, destroy.

Demonstrate - illustrate, show, prove, manifest.

Denominate - name, title, style, designate.

Denote - imply, signify, mark, betoken.

Deny - refuse, disown, contradict, oppose.

Departure - leaving, forsaking, going away, abandoning, exit.

Dependence - trust, reliance, confidence, connection.

Deplore - bemoan, bewail, mourn, lament.

Deportment - behavior, conduct, character, carriage, demeanor.

Depraved - degraded, corrupt, abandoned, profligate, wicked, vicious.

Deprecate - underrate, disparage, detract, undervalue, degrade, traduce, lower.

Deprive - prevent, hinder, depose, divest, strip, abridge.

Depute - authorize, appoint, constitute.

Deputy - agent, substitute, repre-sentative, delegate.

Derange - disarrange, discompose, disorder, confuse, disconcert.

Deride - mock, ridicule, make fun of, banter, laugh at.

Describe - illustrate, narrate, delineate, recount, relate, represent.

Description - account, illustration, narration, explanation, recital, relation, detail.

Design - intend, plan, scheme, purpose, project, sketch.

Designate - name, show, point out, indicate, choose, distinguish, style.

Desist - stop, leave off, cease, discontinue.

Desperate - desponding, hopeless, mad, careless, furious, regardless.

Despicable - mean, vile, pitiful, worthless, outrageous, contemptible.

Despise - hate, scorn, loathe.

Despotic - arbitrary, self-willed, absolute.

Destination - point, location, lot, design, fate, purpose, appointment.

Destitute - bare, forlorn, poor, scanty, forsaken, needy.

Destroy - ruin, waste, demolish, consume, annihilate, dismantle.

Desultory - hasty, slight, loose, roving.

Detach - sever, separate, disjoin, divide.

Detail - account, tale, description, narration, recital.

Detain - keep, restrain. confine, hold.

Detect - find, discover, convict. Determine - fix, decide, bound, limit, settle, resolve, adjust.

Determined - firm, resolute, decided, fixed, concluded, ended, immovable.

Detest - hate, loathe, abominate, abhor. Detestable - hateful, loathsome, abominable, execrable.

Detract - defame, degrade, vilify, slander, calumniate, scandalize, derogate.

Detriment - inconvenience, loss, injury, disadvantage, damage, hurt, prejudice.

Develop - grow, unravel, clear, unfold, disclose, exhibit.

Deviate - stray, wander, err, digress, swerve.

Device - design, scheme, show, plan, contrivance, stratagem, invention.

Devote - give, apply, consecrate, set apart, dedicate.

Devout - pious, holy, religious, prayerful.

Dexterity - adroitness, ability, expertness, aptness, skillfulness, skill, tact.

Dialect - language, speech, tongue.

Dictate - propose, direct, order, prescribe, instruct, suggest.

Die - expire, depart, perish, languish, wither.

Differ - dispute, dissent, contend, vary, disagree.

Different - unlike, various, diverse.

Difficult - trying, arduous, hard, troublesome.

Difficulty - obstacle, obstruction, embarrassment, trouble, perplexity, trial, impediment.