Synonyms ( D )

Dainty

( Adjective )
dainty child got the attention of all the people present in the function.
Synonyms: 
Delicate; Charming; Elegant; Exquisite; Fine; Graceful; Neat; Petite; Pretty; Choice; Delicious; Palatable; Savory ; Choosy; Fastidious; Finial fancy; Sweetmeat; Tidbit


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

Synonyms: 
Dawdle; Delay; Drag one’s feet or heel; Linger; Loiter; Procrastinate; Tarry; Caress; Fondle; Tamper; Tease; Toy; Trifle


Danger

( Noun )

Is there any danger of fire?
Synonyms: 
Risk; Peril; Hazard; Menace; Threat ; Jeopardy


Dark

( Adjective )

It is getting too dark to take photographs.
Synonyms: 
Cloudy; Dim; Dingy; Murky; Overcast; Pitchy; Shadowy; Dusky; Sable; Bleak; Dismal; Morbid; Morose;
Sad; Somber; Abstruse; Arcane


Dazzling
( Adjective )

The dazzling sunshine brought the poet out of me.
Synonyms: 
Brilliant; Divine; Glittering; Glorious; Radiant; Scintillating; Shining; Sparkling; Stunning; Sublime; Superb; Virtuoso


Damn

( Verb )

The book was damned by the critics.
Synonyms: 
Blast; Castigate; Censure; Condemn; Denounce; Denunciate; Excoriate; Inveigh; Abuse; Blaspheme; Execrate; Imprecate; Revile; Sentence


Damp

( Adjective )

Don’t sleep between damp sheets.
Synonyms:
Clammy; Dark; Dewy; Dripping; Drizzly; Humid; Misty; Muggy; Sodden; Sopping; Vaporous; Wet; Allay; Check; Chill; Cool; Dash; Deaden; Dull; Reduce


Deadly

( Adjective )

Fog is a deadly enemy for a sailor.
Synonyms: 
Fatal; Baleful; Mortal; Noxious; Pernicious; Poisonous; Venomous


Decay

( Noun )

Old civilizations may fall into decay.
Synonyms: 
Deterioration; Sinking; Decline; Wearing; Degeneracy


Deceive

( Verb )

You can’t pass the examination without hard work. So, do not deceive yourself.
Synonyms: 
Betray; Dupe; Entrap; Cheat; Trick


Deception

( Noun )

Politicians are used to practice deception on the public.
Synonyms: 
Fraud; Deceit; Trickery; Chicanery; Equivocation


Decide

( Verb )

It is difficult to decide between the two singers.
Synonyms: 
Settle; Fixed; Determine; Choose; Conclude; Decree; Elect; Resolve


Declare

( Verb )

Australia declared when their score reached 500.
Synonyms: 
Announce; Broadcast; Publish; Proclaim; Advertise; Enunciate


Decline
( Verb )

He declined to discuss his plans with press people.
Synonyms: 
Reject; Refuse; Discard; Renounce; Sink; Degenerate; Decrease; Lessen; Fall; Drop


Decrease

( Verb )

The population of this village has decreased by 150 to 500.
Synonyms: 
Reduce; Decline; Subside; Diminish; Lessen


Deed

( Noun )

Deeds are better than words when people are in need of helps.
Synonyms: 
Action; Feat; Exploit; Work; Achievement


Defeat

( Verb )

They were defeated in their attempt to reach the top of the mountain.
Synonyms: 
Overcome; Rout; Outwit; Frustration; Fail


Definite
( Adjective )

I want a definite answer: Either Yes or NO.
Synonyms: 
Exact; Certain; Specific; Fixed; Definite; Explicit; Express; Unconditional; Unqualified; Categorical; Unequivocal


Delay

( Verb )

I was delayed by traffic.
Synonyms: 
Hold; Keep; Detain; Retard


Delicacy

( Noun )

Everyone admired the delicacy of her features.
Synonyms: 
Smoothness; Softness; Nicety; Elegance; Refinement; Slenderness; Lightness


Deliver

( Verb )

A Post-Man is a man who is employed to delivered letters at the door.
Synonyms: 
Free; Discharge; Liberate; Surrender ; Release; Rescue; Save; Yield; Relinquish; Handover


Denigrate

( Verb )

If you denigrate a girl in this campus, it will be treated as a cognizant offence.
Synonyms: 
Asperse; Belittle; Besmirch; Blacken; Calumniate; Decry; Defame; Disparage; Impugn; Malign; Revile; Slander; Vilify


Deny

( Verb )

deny that this statement is true.
Synonyms: 
Contradict; Disagree with; Disprove; Oppose; Rebuff; Rebut; Refute; Refuse; Begrudge; Decline; Disallow; Forbid; Reject; Veto; Abjure


Dependence

( Noun)

Why don’t you find a job and end this dependence?
Synonyms: 
Slavery; Helplessness; Thralldom; Reliance


Depraved

( Adjective )
The depraved persons will come forward to raise this issue against the Company.
Synonyms: 
Abandoned; Corrupt; Debased; Debauched; Degenerate; Degraded; Dissolute; Evil; Immoral; Lascivious; Lewd; Licentious; Perverted; Profligate; Shameless; Sinful; Vicious; Vile; Wicked


Depreciate

( Verb)

Shares of this company have depreciated last week.
Synonyms: 
Decrease; Deflate; Devaluate; Lessen; Lower; Reduce; Disparage; Denigrate; Deride; Detract; Ridicule; Scorn; Traduce; Underestimate


Describe

( Verb )

Words cannot describe the beauty of the scene.
Synonyms: 
Explain; Relate; Illustrate; Tell; Draw; Define; Narrate; Recount


Despair

( Noun )

Your stupidity will drive me to despair.
Synonyms: 
Despondency; Dejection; Desperation; Hopelessness; Discouragement


Despise-Verb

( Verb )

A dish of strawberries and cream of chocolates is not to be despised.
Synonyms: 
Hate; Abhor; Scorn; Loathe; Disdain


Destroy
( Verb )

The forest was destroyed in fire.
Synonyms: 
Ruin; Raze; Uproot; Wreck; Waste; Demolish; Annihilate; Eradicate; Exterminate; Extinguish


Destruction

( Noun )

The destruction of a town in earthquake in Iraq bitterly goes into our memory lane.
Synonyms: 
Devastation; Demolition; Desolation; Annihilation; Subversion


Detrimental

( Adjective )

He works long hours every day to the detrimental of his health.
Synonyms: 
Adverse; Baleful; Damaging; Deleterious; Destructive; Disadvantages; Harmful; Inimical; Injurious; Mischievous; Pernicious; Prejudicial; Unfavorable


Develop

( Verb )

A chicken develops in the egg.
Synonyms: 
Expand; Clear; Unfold; Disclose; lay; Open


Deviate

( Verb )

Don’t deviate from the path of truth.
Synonyms: 
Diverge; Swerve; Stray; Ramble; Wander; Err; Vary; Differ


Devoted

( Adjective )

She is devoted to her children.
Synonyms: 
Affectionate; Assiduous; Dedicated; Fond; Ardent


Diligent
( Adjective )

Diligent work is what will take you to higher places in your profession.
Synonyms: 
Careful; Laborious; Attentive; Busy; Painstaking


Dim

( Adjective )

Your face is not visible in this dim light of the candle.
Synonyms: 
Cloudy; Dark; Darkish; Dusky; Overcast; Tenebrous; Bleary; Blurred; Faint; Obscured; Dense; Dull; Obtuse; Unclear; Stupid


Diplomatic

( Adjective )

He is refined person in diplomatic approach.
Synonyms: 
Discreet; Prudent; Shrewd; Sagacious; Judicious; Sharp; Astute


Dirty

( Adjective )

I am glad that I have not to go out in such a dirty night.
Synonyms: 
Foul; Filthy; Squalid; Soiled; Unclean; Sordid; Impure


Disappoint

( Verb )

I am sorry to disappoint your expectations.
Synonyms: 
Defeat; Vex; Baffle; Foil; Deceive; Betray


Disclose

( Verb )

She refused to disclose her name and address to me.
Synonyms: 
Reveal; Uncover; Confess; Expose; Unveil; Betray; Unfold


Disgrace

( Noun )

A man who commits suicide brings disgrace on himself and on his family.
Synonyms: 

Dishonor; Shame; Degrade; Discredit; Disparage; Humiliate; Desert


Displace

( Verb )

The volunteers were displaced by the professional army.
Synonyms: 
Dislocate; Remove; Oust; Supplant; Supersede


Dissolve

( Verb )

Water dissolves salt.
Synonyms: 
Divide; Disunite; Separate; Break up; Disperse; Part; Disconnect


Distant

( Adjective )

The school is three miles distant from the station.
Synonyms: 
Far–away; Inaccessible; Remote; Asunder


Diversity

( Noun )

Unity in diversity is the strength of this nation.
Synonyms: 
Variegate; Modify; Alter; Vary


Dogged

( Adjective )

Her dogged tendency is the main reason for her success in this international examination.
Synonyms: 
Determined; Firm; Immovable; Indefatigable; Obstinate; Persevering; Persistent; Pertinacious; Resolute; Steadfast; Stubborn


Doubt

( Noun )

I have no doubt that you will succeed.
Synonyms: 
Suspicion; Skepticism; Uncertainty; Dubiety


Doubtful

( Adjective )

The future looks doubtful.
Synonyms: 
Uncertain; Dubious; Questionable; Problematic; Equivocal; Ambiguous


Dreadful

( Adjective )

What a dreadful story!
Synonyms:
Frightful; Dire; Afraid; Alarming; Horrible; Awful; Terrific


Dry

( Adjective )

Is this wood dry enough to burn?
Synonyms: 
Parched; Arid; Barren; Tedious; Dehydrated; Crisp; Desiccated


Dull

( Adjective )

His last book is dull one.
Synonyms: 
Monotonous; Uninteresting; Irksome; Boring; Dreary


 

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