Diffident - retiring, fearful, bashful, distrustful, modest, hesitating.

Dignified - exalted, elevated, honored, stately.

Diligent - industrious, assiduous, laborious, active, persevering, attentive.

Diminish - shorten, curtail, abate, decrease, lessen, subside.

Direct - show, guide, conduct, manage, regulate, sway.

Direction - command, order, address, superscription.

Directly - at once, quickly, immediately, instantly, promptly, instantaneously.

Disagree - dispute, dissent, differ, quarrel, vary.

Disappoint - foil, defeat.

Disaster - misfortune, calamity, mischance, mishap.

Disavow - disown, deny, disclaim, repudiate.

Discard - cast off, dismiss, discharge.

Discern - distinguish, discriminate, penetrate, behold, discover.

Discernible - plain, evident, perceptible, manifest, apparent.

Disclose - reveal, discover, divulge.

Disconcert - disorder, confuse, defeat, ruffle, fret, vex, unsettle, interrupt, derange.

Discord - contention, dissension, inharmony.

Discover - make known, detect, communicate, reveal, impart, tell, disclose.

Discredit - dishonor, scandal, disgrace, disrepute, ignominy, reproach.

Discretion - prudence, judgment.

Disdain - scorn, contempt, pride, arrogance, haughtiness.

Disease - sickness, distemper, malady, disorder.

Disgrace - degrade, debase, dishonor, abase.

Disguise - cover, disfigure, conceal, dissemble.

Disgust - loathing, nausea, dislike, aversion.

Dishonor - shame, disgrace.

Dislike - antipathy, aversion, repugnance, hatred, contempt, ab-horrence.

Dismiss - discharge, divest, discard.

Disorder - confusion, bustle, disease, tumult, malady, distemper, irregularity.

Disparage - lower, undervalue, degrade, detract, decry, depreciate.

Disperse - scatter, dissipate, deal out, spread, distribute.

Display - parade, exhibit, show, ostentation.

Displease - offend, anger, vex.

Dispose - regulate, place, arrange, order, adapt.

Dispute - contest, debate, quarrel, altercation, difference, controversy.

Disseminate - spread, circulate, scatter, propagate.

Dissertation - discourse, essay, treatise, disquisition.

Dissipate - disperse, squander, waste, expend, consume., dispel.

Distaste - aversion, disgust, contempt, dislike, dissatisfaction, loathing.

Distinct - clear, obvious, different, separate, unlike, dissimilar.

Distinguish - discriminate, know, see, perceive, discern.

Distinguished - noted, eminent, conspicuous, celebrated, illustrious.

Distress - grief, sorrow, sadness, suffering, affliction, agony, pain, anguish, misery.

Distribute - deal out, scatter, assign, allot, apportion, divide.

District - locality, section, tract, region, territory, province, circuit, county.

Diversion - enjoyment, pastime, recreation, amusement, deviation, sport.

Divide - separate, part, share, distribute.

Divine - suppose, conjecture, foretell, guess.

Divulge - disclose, impart, reveal, communicate, publish.

Docile - gentle, tractable, pliant, teachable, yielding, quiet.

Doctrine - belief, wisdom, dogma, principle, precept.

Dogmatical - positive, authoritative, arrogant, magisterial, confident.

Doleful - awful, dismal, sorrowful, woeful, piteous, rueful.

Doubt - suspense, hesitation, perplexity, scruple, uncertainty.

Doubtful - unstable uncertain, dubious, precarious, equivocal.

Drag - pull, bring, haul, draw.

Dread - fear, apprehension.

Dreadful - fearful, frightful, terrible, awful, horrible.

Dress - array, apparel, vestments, garments, attire.

Droop - pine, sink, fade, decline, languish.

Dumb - mute, still, silent, inarticulate.

Durable - lasting, constant, permanent, continuing.

Dutiful - submissive, obedient, respectful.

Dwelling - home, house, abode, habitation, residence, domicile.

E

Eager - earnest, excited, ardent, impetuous, quick, vehement.

Earn - acquire, win, make, gain, obtain.

Earth - globe, world, planet.

Ease - rest, quiet, repose, facility, lightness.

Economical - careful, close, saving, frugal, thrifty, sparing.

Ecstasy - happiness, joy, rapture, transport, delight, enthusiasm, elevation.

Edifice - building, fabric, structure.

Education - culture, cultivation, breeding, refinement, instruction, nurture, tuition.

Efface - destroy, obliterate, erase, expunge, eradicate.

Effect - consequence, result, purpose, event, issue, reality, meaning.

Effects - things, goods, chattels, furniture, movables, property.

Efficient - competent, capable, able, effectual, effective.

Effort - endeavor, essay, attempt, exertion, trial.

Elegant - graceful, lovely, beautiful, handsome.

Eligible - suitable, fit, worthy, capable.

Embarrass - trouble, entangle, puzzle, perplex, distress.

Embellish - ornament, decorate, adorn, illustrate, deck, beautify.

Emblem - symbol, figure, type.

Embrace - hold, clasp, hug, comprehend, comprise.

Emergency - necessity, exigency, casualty.

Emolument - reward, profit, gain, advantage, lucre.

Emotion - feeling, tremor, excitement, agitation.

Employment - occupation, trade, profession, business, avocation.

Empower - enable, delegate, commission, authorize.

Empty - untenanted, vacant, void, evacuated, unfurnished, unfilled.

Enchant - beguile, charm, captivate, bewitch, fascinate, enrapture.

Encomium - eulogy, praise.

Encounter - quarrel, assault, attack, combat, engagement, meeting.

Encourage - cheer, stimulate, animate, incite, sanction, support, countenance, instigate.

Encroach - intrude, trespass, infringe.

End - finish, close, stop, extremity, termination, sequel, consequence, cessation, death, purpose.