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dehydrogenate to remove hydrogen from (a chemical compound).
de-ice to keep free of ice or remove ice from.
deify to raise to the rank of a god; consider to be a god. [2 definitions]
deign to consider some act to be appropriate or in keeping with one's dignity; condescend. [2 definitions]
Deimos the smaller of the two moons of the planet Mars.
deinstitutionalize to enable (one who has been institutionalized, such as a mental patient) to live away from the institution, within the community. [2 definitions]
deism the belief, based only on reason and on evidence in nature, and not on any supernatural revelation, in the existence of a god who created the universe. (Cf. theism.)
deity a god or goddess. [4 definitions]
déjà vu the almost physical sensation, when one is in a place or having an experience, that one has been in that place or had that experience before.
deject to cause to feel low in spirit; discourage, dishearten, or depress.
dejected having or exhibiting low spirits; discouraged, disheartened, or depressed.
dejection lowness of spirits; depression or melancholy.
de jure according to the law; by right. (Cf. de facto.)
deka- variant of deca-.
dekagram variant of decagram.
dekameter variant of decameter.
delaine a fine wool used in worsted fabrics. [2 definitions]
Delaney clause an amendment to a U.S. law that prohibits the use of food additives found to cause cancer in animals or humans.
Delaware an eastern U.S. state between Maryland and New Jersey. (abbr.: DE) [3 definitions]
delay to postpone until a later time. [7 definitions]
dele to remove or delete. [3 definitions]