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deepen to make deeper. [2 definitions]
deep-freeze to freeze (food) for storage. [2 definitions]
deep-fry to fry in a deep pan with enough fat or oil to cover what is being cooked.
deeply in a strong and serious way; intensely.
deep-rooted firmly implanted or established.
deep-sea associated with or occurring in the deeper parts of the sea; deepwater.
deep-seated firmly established; ingrained.
deep-set set far in; deeply set. [2 definitions]
deep-six (informal) to cast overboard. [2 definitions]
Deep South the southeastern U.S. region, esp. Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, considered most typically Southern.
deep structure in transformational grammar, the abstract syntactic pattern that underlies the construction and interpretation of a sentence.
deepwater associated with or occurring in the deeper parts of a body of water.
deer any of a family of large, swift, hoofed mammals, such as the white-tailed deer or the reindeer, the males of which usu. have antlers that grow and are shed yearly. [2 definitions]
deer mouse any of various large-eared mice of the Western Hemisphere that have long tails and white feet and undersides.
deerskin leather made from the hide of a deer. [3 definitions]
de-escalate to lessen in intensity, size, or scope.
deface to damage or deform the surface or appearance of; disfigure. [2 definitions]
de facto actual, esp. as opposed to what is believed to be the case or what is formally acknowledged. [3 definitions]
defalcate to misappropriate funds; embezzle.
defamation the act of causing damage to the reputation of a person, group, or institution by making unfavorable and unjust statements. [2 definitions]
defamatory causing or tending to cause injury to another's reputation; libelous or slanderous.