Word of the Day


Word of the Day

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Dedication

noun; the quality of being dedicated or committed to a task or purpose

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Derogatory

adjective; showing a critical or disrespectful attitude

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Diaspora

noun; the dispersion or spread of any people from their original homeland

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Dilemma

noun; a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially ones that are equally undesirable

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Disabuse

verb; to relieve someone of the illusion of something

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Dovetail

verb; to fit or cause to fit together easily and conveniently

or

noun; a joint formed by one or more tapered projections (tenons) on one piece, which interlock with corresponding notches or recesses (mortises) in another

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Dystopian

noun; an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad. Opposite of utopia.

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