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dancer one who dances or whose profession is dancing.
dancing the activity of moving the body to music for enjoyment.
D and C abbreviation of "dilatation and curettage," a surgical procedure in which the cervix is dilated and the uterine lining is scraped with a curette.
dandelion a low-growing weedy plant with notched leaves and yellow flowers. [2 definitions]
dander flaky scales of skin, feathers, or fur that may cause allergic reactions. [2 definitions]
dandify to make (oneself or another person) look like or become a dandy or fop.
dandle to dance (a child) up and down on one's knees or in one's arms. [2 definitions]
dandruff a thin crust that forms on the scalp and is shed in flaky particles.
dandy a man who is greatly concerned about the smartness of his clothing and appearance. [4 definitions]
Dane a native or citizen of Denmark, or a descendant thereof.
Danelaw the series of laws created by Danish invaders and settlers in northeastern England during the ninth and tenth centuries. [2 definitions]
danger exposure to harm or peril. [2 definitions]
dangerous likely to cause or permit harm; full of risks; unsafe.
dangle to hang loosely, esp. with a swinging motion. [3 definitions]
Daniel according to the Old Testament, a Hebrew prophet employed at the Babylonian court who was cast into a lions' den as a punishment for disobedience, but emerged unharmed. [2 definitions]
Danish of or pertaining to Denmark or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Danish pastry a light, flaky pastry that is made of raised dough, filled with cheese, fruit, or the like, and usu. drizzled with icing.
dank unpleasantly damp and chilly.
danseuse a female ballet dancer.
Dante an Italian poet; Dante Alighieri (1265-1321).
Danube a river originating in Germany and flowing through central Europe, eventually emptying into the Black Sea.