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despondency the condition of one who is dejected by hopelessness or loss of courage.
despondent low in spirits; unhappy, depressed, or dejected.
despot a ruler who has complete power and authority. [2 definitions]
despotic of or resembling a tyrant; autocratic or dictatorial.
despotism the rule or practices of a tyrant; autocracy or tyranny. [3 definitions]
despumate to remove scum from; skim. [3 definitions]
desquamate to peel or scale, as the skin in certain pathological conditions.
dessert a sweet or fruit served as the last course of a meal.
dessertspoon a spoon that is between a tablespoon and a teaspoon in size and is used for eating dessert. [2 definitions]
destabilize to upset the equilibrium of (esp. a government or other organization); unbalance, often with intent to topple.
destination the planned end of a journey, or the place to which goods or baggage are sent. [2 definitions]
destine to specify for or send toward a particular place, end, or purpose. [2 definitions]
destiny that which has happened or must happen to someone or something because of fate or luck. [3 definitions]
destitute having no money or other means of living; impoverished. [2 definitions]
destitution utter poverty, or the extreme want of the necessities of life. [2 definitions]
destroy to damage beyond repair; ruin. [5 definitions]
destroyer someone or something that destroys. [2 definitions]
destroying angel any of several poisonous white mushrooms that grow in damp woodlands in warm weather.
destruct for the purpose of destroying. [3 definitions]
destructible able to be destroyed.
destruction the act of destroying. [3 definitions]