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Deviant meaning

Adjective: deviant Pronunciation: (dee-vee-unt) Deviant meaning: Markedly different from an accepted norm Synonyms: aberrant, deviate Noun: deviant Pronunciation: (dee-vee-unt) Deviant meaning: A person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior A ... Read More »

Daunted meaning

rebuke meaning

Adjective: daunted Pronunciation: (don-tid) Daunted meaning: Caused to show discomposure Synonyms: fazed, bothered Verb: daunt Adjective: daunting Pronunciation: (don-ting) Daunting meaning: Discouraging somebody through extreme fear Synonym: intimidating Adverb: dauntingly Pronunciation: (dont-ing-lee) Dauntingly meaning: In ... Read More »

Dauntless meaning


Adjective: dauntless Pronunciation: (dont-lus) Dauntless meaning: Invulnerable to fear or intimidation Synonyms: audacious, intrepid, brave, fearless Quotations: William Shakespeare – Yield not thy neck to fortune’s yoke, but let thy dauntless mind still ride in ... Read More »

Dereliction meaning

ramshackle meaning

Noun: dereliction Pronunciation: (de-ru’lik-shun) Dereliction meaning: A tendency to be negligent and uncaring The state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated Synonyms: dilapidation, decrepitude, deterioration, delinquency Quotations: Li Yizhong – Anyone who was found ... Read More »

Derelict meaning


Adjective: derelict Pronunciation: (de-ru,likt) Derelict meaning: Worn and broken down by hard use or lack of care Synonyms: creaky, decrepit, woebegone In deplorable or deteriorating condition Synonyms: bedraggled, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion Failing in what his ... Read More »

Dilapidation meaning


Noun: dilapidation Pronunciation: (di,la-pi’dey-shun) Dilapidation meaning: A state of deterioration due to old age or long use The process of becoming dilapidated Synonyms: decrepitude, ruin, deterioration, impairment Quotations: Logan Pearsall Smith – There are people ... Read More »

Dilapidated meaning


Adjective: dilapidated Pronunciation: (di’la-pi,dey-tid) Dilapidated meaning: In deplorable condition. In simple words, in a very bad condition because of prolonged use or lack of care Synonyms: decrepit, bedraggled, derelict, ramshackle, tatterdemalion Verb: dilapidate Pronunciation: (di’la-pi,deyt) ... Read More »

Decrepitude meaning


Noun: decrepitude Pronunciation: (di’kre-pi,t(y)ood) Decrepitude meaning: A state of deterioration due to old age or long use Synonyms: dilapidation Derived forms: decrepit Quotations: Mike McGovern – Whether these decrees were signed by the president and ... Read More »

Decrepit meaning


Adjective: decrepit Pronunciation: (di’kre-pit) Decrepit meaning: Worn and broken down by hard use Lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality Synonyms: sapless, enervate, rickety, creaky Quotations: Steve Bailey – It was just old and decrepit. ... Read More »

Delude meaning

legerdemain meaning

Verb: delude Pronunciation: (di’lood) Delude meaning: To cause someone to believe something that is not true. To mislead the mind or judgement of someone. Be dishonest with. Synonyms: cozen, hoodwink, beguile, gull Derived forms: deludes, ... Read More »

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