Antonyms ( D )

Dainty

( Adjective )
dainty child got the attention of all the people present in the function. 
Antonyms: 
Awkward; Clumsy; Coarse; Gauche; Inelegant; Maladroit; Uncouth; Ungainly 


Dally

( Verb )
Don’t dally with the idea of marrying this girl.

Antonyms: 
Hasten; Hurry up; Make haste; Push; Forward or on; Run; Step on it


Danger

( Noun )

Is there any danger of fire? 

Antonyms: 
Protection; Safeguard; Defense; Safety; Security 


Dark

( Adjective )

It is getting too dark to take photographs. 
Antonyms: 
Blond; Blonde; Fair; Fair-haired; Flaxen-Haired; Light; Bright; Cheerful; Clear; Genial; Glad; Hopeful; Pleasant 


Dazzling

( Adjective )

The dazzling sunshine brought the poet out of me. 
Antonyms: 
Dull; Ordinary; Tedious; Unexceptional; Unexciting; Uninspiring; Uninteresting; Unmemorable; Unremarkable 


Damn

( Verb )

The book was damned by the critics. 
Antonyms: 
Acclaim; Admire; Applaud; Approve; Cheer; Compliment; Congratulate; Extol; Honor; Laud; Praise; Adore; Bless; Exalt; Glorify; Pay homage to 


Damp

( Adjective )

Don’t sleep between damp sheets. 
Antonyms: 
Arid; Dry; Watertight; Encouraging; Gee; Up; Hearten; Inspire 


Deadly

( Adjective )

Fog is a deadly enemy for a sailor. 
Antonyms: 
Vital; Healthful; Life-giving; Nutritious 


Decay

( Noun )

Old civilizations may fall into decay
Antonyms: 
Improvement; Progress; Expansion; Development; Growth 


Deceive

( Verb )

You can’t pass the examination without hard work. So, do not deceive yourself. 
Antonyms: 
Enlighten; Guide; Deliver; Advise


Deception

( Noun )

Politicians are used to practice deception on the public. 
Antonyms: 
Sincerity; Veracity; Honesty; Candor; Frankness 


Decide

( Verb )

It is difficult to decide between the two singers. 
Antonyms: 
Hesitate; Doubt; Fluctuation; Vacillate; Be indecisive 


Declare

( Verb )

Australia declared when their score reached 500. 
Antonyms: 
Conceal; Censor; Withhold; Deny


Decline
( Verb )

He declined to discuss his plans with press people. 
Antonyms: 
Accept; Accede to; Agree to; Admit; Grow; Aggravate; Enhance; Increase 


Decrease

( Verb )

The population of this village has decreased by 150 to 500. 
Antonyms: 
Increase; Enlarge; Enhance; Extend; Argument; Advance; Intensify


Deed

( Noun )

Deeds are better than words when people are in need of helps. 
Antonyms: 
Inertness; Restful; Unemployment; Passivity; Dullness; Fatigue; Dawdling; Dormancy; Delay 


Defeat

( Verb )

They were defeated in their attempt to reach the top of the mountain. 
Antonyms: 
Prevail; Triumph; Win; Overthrow; Vanquish 


Definite
( Adjective )

I want a definite answer: Either Yes or NO. 
Antonyms: 
Indefinite; Unspecified; Unspecific; Vague; Obscure; Tentative; Ambiguous; Implicit; Uncertain; Conditional 


Delay

( Verb )

I was delayed by traffic. 
Antonyms: 
Quicken; Speed; Send; Accelerate; Advance; Expedite; Rush; Hasten; Hurry; Further 


Delicacy

( Noun )

Everyone admired the delicacy of her features. 
Antonyms: 
Roughness; Hardness; Robustness; Crudeness; Heaviness 


Deliver

( Verb )

A Post-Man is a man who is employed to delivered letters at the door. 
Antonyms: 
Arrest; Imprison; Capture; Apprehend; Catch; Seize; Adopt; Withhold; Keep; Appropriate 


Denigrate

( Verb )

If you denigrate a girl in this campus, it will be treated as a cognizant offence. 
Antonyms: 
Acclaim; Admire; Approve; Cheer; Compliment; Eulogize; Extol; Honor; Laud; Praise; Take one’s hat off to 


Deny

( Verb )

deny that this statement is true. 
Antonyms: 
Accept; Acknowledge; Admit; Affirm; Agree; Allow; Concede; Confirm; Recognize; Grant; Let; Permit; Receive 


Dependence

( Noun)

Why don’t you find a job and end this dependence
Antonyms: 
Delivery; Permission; License; Independence; Discharge; Play; Latitude; Release; Free; Trade; Swing; Foolscap 


Depraved

( Adjective )

The depraved persons will come forward to raise this issue against the Company. 
Antonyms: 
Chaste; Decent; Ethical; Good; Honorable; Innocent; Moral; Proper; Pure; Upright; Virtuous; Wholesome 


Depreciate

( Verb)

Shares of this company have depreciated last week. 
Antonyms: 
Add to; Appreciate; Augment; Enhance; Enlarge; Expand; Grow; Increase; Use; Admire; Cherish; Esteem; Like; Prize; Regard; Respect; Value 


Describe

( Verb )

Words cannot describe the beauty of the scene. 
Antonyms: 
Falsify; Mystify; Misrepresent; Suppress; Obscure; Misinterpret 


Despair

( Noun )

Your stupidity will drive me to despair
Antonyms: 
Confidence; Encouragement; Elation; Hopefulness; Expectation; Hope; Optimism 


Despise

( Verb )

A dish of strawberries and cream of chocolates is not to be despised
Antonyms: 
Admire; Adore; Like; Love; Respect; Appreciate 


Destroy

( Verb )

The forest was destroyed in fire.  
Antonyms: 
Make; Repair; Restore; Reinstate; Build; Create; Devise; Establish 


Destruction

( Noun )

The destruction of a town in earthquake in Iraq bitterly goes into our memory lane. 
Antonyms: 
Creation; Production; Making; Construction


 Detrimental

( Adjective )

He works long hours every day to the detrimental of his health. 
Antonyms: 
Advantageous; Beneficial; Efficacious; Favorable; Good; Helpful; Salutary


Develop

( Verb )

A chicken develops in the egg. 
Antonyms: 
Obscure; Conceal; Wrap; Envelop 


Deviate

( Verb )

Don’t deviate from the path of truth. 
Antonyms: 
Coverage; Stay; Perpetuate; Continue; Pervade; Abide 


Devoted

( Adjective )

She is devoted to her children. 
Antonyms: 
Unfaithful; Faithless; Indifferent; Cool; Disloyal


Diligent

( Adjective )

Diligent work is what will take you to higher places in your profession. 
Antonyms: 
Slack; Lazy; Indolent; Idle; Slothful 


Dim

( Adjective )

Your face is not visible in this dim light of the candle. 
Antonyms: 
Bright; Clear; Cloudless; Fair; Pleasant; Sunny; Brilliant; Limpid; Acute; Astute; Clever; Intelligent; Keen; Sharp; Smart 


Diplomatic

( Adjective )

He is refined person in diplomatic approach.  
Antonyms: 
Indiscreet; Imprudent; Tackles; Injudicious; Silly; Bungling 


Dirty

( Adjective )

I am glad that I have not to go out in such a dirty night. 
Antonyms: 
Clean; Pure; Unsoiled; Unsullied; Virginal 


Disappoint

( Verb )

I am sorry to disappoint your expectations. 
Antonyms: 
Satisfy; Gratify; Fulfill; Justify 


Disclose

( Verb )

She refused to disclose her name and address to me. 
Antonyms: 
Conceal; Cover; Suppress; Hide; Veil; Dissemble; Cloak 


Disgrace

( Noun )

A man who commits suicide brings disgrace on himself and on his family. 
Antonyms: 
Honor; Reverence; Respect; Exalt; Dignify; Elevate; Venerate 


Displace

( Verb )

The volunteers were displaced by the professional army. 
Antonyms: 
Establish; Settle; Set; Secure; Root; Plant 


Dissolve

( Verb )

Water dissolves salt. 
Antonyms: 
Unite; Combine; Concert; Join; Conjoin; Amalgamate; Connect 


Distant

( Adjective )

The school is three miles distant from the station. 
Antonyms: 
Accessible; Close; Proximate; Contiguous; Adjacent


 Diversity

( Noun )

Unity in diversity is the strength of this nation. 
Antonyms: 
Solidify; Unity; Fix; Conserve 


Dogged

( Adjective )

Her dogged tendency is the main reason for her success in this international examination. 
Antonyms: 
Doubtful; Half-hearted; Hesitant; Irresolute; Undetermined; Unsteady 


Doubt

( Noun )

I have no doubt that you will succeed. 
Antonyms: 
Certainty; Confidence; Conviction; Assurance 


Doubtful

( Adjective )

The future looks doubtful
Antonyms: 
Clear; Confident; Definite; Decided; Sure; Certain 


Dreadful

( Adjective )

What a dreadful story! 
Antonyms: 
Pleasing; Pleasurable; Propitious; Reassuring; Auspicious 


Dry

( Adjective )

Is this wood dry enough to burn? 
Antonyms: 
Damp; Wet; Moistened; Fresh; Lively; Moist; Soggy 


Dull

( Adjective )

His last book is dull one. 
Antonyms: 
Interesting; Spirited; Enthralling; Lively 


 

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