Latin Root: Di Flashcards

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distraught
deeply agitated
desiccant
drying up
disputation
debating or controversy
debatable
open to question
disobedience
noncompliance with rules
disallow
to refuse to allow
discountenance
to embarrass, or abash
disagree
to fail to agree
disqualify
to deprive of fitness
disinfect
to cleanse of germs
disservice
harmful or injurious impact
dismount
get off something higher
detest
to feel abhorrence of
discernible
capable of being distinguished
discomfit
to frustrate the plans of
disarrange
to disturb the arrangement of
disconsolate
characterized by or causing dejection
discredit
to injure the reputation of
demise
termination of existence or operation
deport
to expel from a country
detrude
to thrust out or away.
deface
to mar the appearance of
disparity
lack of similarity or equality
disquiet
lack of calm, peace, or ease
dismissal
spoken or written order of discharge
disinterested
unbiased by personal interest or advantage
disavow
to disclaim knowledge of, connection with, or responsibility for
distrust
to regard with doubt or suspicion
decapitate
to cut off the head of
demolish
to destroy or ruin on purpose
dissuade
to deter by advice or persuasion
displace
to compel one to leave home, country
disjunctive
serving or tending to separate or divide
dissolution
process of dissolving into parts or elements
dispossess
to put a person out of possession
dissemble
to give a false or misleading appearance to
defalcate
to misuse property or funds entrusted to one
deplete
to decrease seriously or exhaust the abundance or supply of
demulcent
soothing or mollifying, as a medicinal substance
disburden
to relieve of anything oppressive or annoying
discursive
passing aimlessly from one subject to another
dissent
to differ in sentiment or opinion from the majority
disappoint
to fail to fulfill the expectations or wishes of
distrain
to force one to satisfy an obligation by legal seizure
desist
to cease, as from some action or proceeding
disciple
one of the 12 personal followers of Christ
disarm
to deprive of the means of attack or defense
disillusion
to free from or deprive of belief or idealism
detract
to take away a part, as from quality, value, or reputation
disenfranchise
to deprive a person of a right of citizenship, as of the right to vote
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