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determinism the belief or teaching that every effect, including human thoughts and actions, is completely and predictably determined by preceding causes and that, therefore, free will does not exist.
deterrence the act or process of deterring. [2 definitions]
deterrent that which deters. [2 definitions]
detest to hate; loathe.
detestable inspiring or deserving strong hatred; abominable.
detestation strong dislike; hatred; loathing. [2 definitions]
dethrone to remove from the throne or other high and powerful position; depose.
detonate to explode or cause to explode suddenly and violently.
detonator a device used to set off explosives. [2 definitions]
detour a departure from the direct course, esp. a temporary route established to avoid road blockage or repair. [4 definitions]
detox detoxification, as from a toxic or addictive substance. [3 definitions]
detoxify to eliminate poison or the effects of poison from. [2 definitions]
detract to diminish or take away (often fol. by "from"). [2 definitions]
detractor one who criticizes or disparages an idea, cause, or person to undermine support or popularity.
detrain to get off a railroad train. [2 definitions]
detriment that which causes harm, injury, or loss. [2 definitions]
detrimental causing harm, disadvantage, or deterioration.
detritus a mass of small rocks or particles broken up by geological or climatic forces. [2 definitions]
de trop (French) too much or too many; excessive or superfluous.
deuce1 in games and sports, a two, esp. a playing card or face of a die with a value of two. [2 definitions]
deuce2 (informal) the devil (used only as a mild form of swearing).