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Dead Sea Scrolls scrolls dating from about 100 B.C. to 70 A.D. that were found in caves above the Dead Sea, and that contain scriptural and other writings of a Jewish religious community.
dead set against utterly opposed to; strongly against.
dead weight the unrelieved weight of any inert mass, esp. a human or animal body. [3 definitions]
deadwood on a tree, branches or sections of trunk that are dead. [2 definitions]
deaf partly or totally lacking the sense of hearing. [2 definitions]
deafen to cause to become deaf. [2 definitions]
deafening extremely loud, sometimes loud enough to cause hearing loss.
deaf-mute one who can neither hear nor speak. [2 definitions]
deal1 to take specific action about something (usu. fol. by "with"). [15 definitions]
deal2 fir or pine wood, or planks made of such wood.
dealate having lost the wings in combat, through injury, or the like, as certain insects that shed their wings after the mating flight.
dealer one who buys and sells; trader or merchant. [2 definitions]
dealership a sales agency authorized to sell a particular product in a particular area.
dealing (usu. pl.) business transactions; official interactions or relations. [2 definitions]
dealt past tense and past participle of deal1.
dean a college or university official, responsible for administering a department or office of the institution. [4 definitions]
deanery the position, realm of authority, or residence of a church dean.
dean's list a list of students with the highest overall academic grade averages in a given term.
dear loved or precious. [9 definitions]
dearie (informal, old-fashioned) darling; dear.
dearth a shortage or scarcity of something; lack. [2 definitions]