Saturday, November 12, 2005

 

786 GOOD DICTIONARY TALK 7 OF 35


1 dear
2 decent
3 decide
4 decorous
5 defend
6 defense
7 defensive
8 deft
9 deliberate
10 delicate
11 delight
12 delighted
13 delightful
14 deliver
15 demand
16 design
17 desire
18 develop
19 dignify
20 direct
21 disburden
22 discipline
23 display
24 dissuade
25 distinguished

(1) dear

:beloved

:loved

:highly esteemed

:precious in one's regard heartfelt

:earnest
:worthy
:honorable
:one who is dear
:a beloved one

(2) decent

:fitting
:appropriate
:conforming to the recognized standard of propriety in behavior
:conforming to the recognized standard of good taste in behavior
:conforming to the recognized standard of modesty in behavior

:conforming to the recognized standard of propriety in speech

:conforming to the recognized standard of good taste in speech
:conforming to the recognized standard of modesty inspeech
:respectable
:worthy
:of fairly attractive appearance
:adequate
:fair passable kind
:obliging
:generous

(3) decide

:to determine a question by giving the decision to one side
:to adjust anything

:to settle anything

:to bring a person to a decision

:to settle something in doubt

:to come to a conclusion
:settling upon a purpose and being able to adhere to it

:to make up one's mind promptly as to what shall be done and the way to do it

:to make up one's mind clearly as to what should be done and the way to do it

:t make up one's mind firmly as to what shall be done and the way todo it
(4) decorous
:characterized by propriety in conduct
:characterized by propriety in manners
:characterized by propriety in appearance
:characterized by propriety in character seemly
(5) defend
:to guard against injury
:to maintain by evidence
:to uphold
:to support a theory
:to prove the validity of a dissentation by answering questions
:to prove the validity of a thesis by answering questions
to keep safe
:to strive to keep safe
(6 )defense
:protection
:something that defends
:defending a cause by a speech
:minimizing
(7) defensive
:serving to defend protective
:made for the purpose of resisting
:an attitude of defense
:something that serves to defend
(8) deft
:dexterous
:nimble
:skillful
:clever
(9) deliberate
:carefully weighed
:carefully considered
:studied
intentional
:characterized by deliberation
:careful in deciding
:leisurely in movement
:leisurely in action
:steady in movement
:steady in action
:slow and even
:unhurried
:to weigh in the mind
:to consider
:to think carefully
:to think attentively
:to reflect
:to consult formally to confer formally
:something not happening by chance
:what is done not hastily but with full realization of what one is doing
(10)delicate
:fine in quality
:fine in construction
:soft
:exquisite in perception
:exquisite in feeling
:refined in perception
:refined in feeling
:distinguishing subtle differences
:fine in action
:precise in action
:capable of responding to the slightest influence
:requiring great care
:requiring great tact
:regardful of what is becoming
:regardful of what is proper
:mindful of the feelings of others
:primarily fastidious
:a choice of food
:a choice of food
:a choice delicacy
:a source of pleasure
:delightful

:beauty belonging to surroundings which need careful treatment
:very fine workmanship
(11) delight
:a high degree of pleasure
:a high degree of enjoyment
:boy
:rapture
:something that gives great pleasure
:to give great pleasure
:to give great satisfaction
:to give great enjoyment to
:to please highly
:to have great pleasure
:to take pleasure

(12)delighted
:highly pleased
:delightful
(13) delightful
:affording delight
:highly pleasing

(14) deliver:to carry and turn over to the intended receiver
:to give into another's keeping
:to surrender
:to give forth in words

:to utter
:to pronounce
:to give forth
:to emit
:to direct
:to set free
:to liberate
:to release to save
:to assist in bringing forth young
:to assist in the birth of
:to give birth to
:to disburden oneself of thoughts
:to disburden oneself of opinions
:to make known
:to assert
:to give birth
:to provide a delivery service for goods
:to provide a delivery service for products
:agile
:quick
(15) demand
:to ask for with authority
:to claim as of right
:to call for as just
:to require as just to call for as proper
:to require as proper
:to call for as necessary
:to require as necessary
:to inquire
:to ask
:an urgent requirement
:a pressing requirement
:the desire to purchase
:the desire to possess

:the state of being in request for purchase
:the state of being in request for use
:to entrust
:making an authoritative request
:to ask in an authoritative way
(16) design
:to prepare the preliminary sketch for

;to prepare the preliminary plans for
:to plan the form of

:to plan the structure of
:to plan artistically
:to plan skilfully

:to fashion artistically
:to intend for a definite purpose
:to form in the mind

:to conceive in the mind
:to plan

;to assign in thought
:to assign in intention
:purpose
:to mark out by sign

:to indicate
:to make drawings
:to make preliminary sketches
:to make preliminary plans
:to plan the form of an object
:to fashion the form of an object
:to plan the structure of an object
:to fashion the structure of an object
:to plan the structure of a work of art

:to fashion the structure of a work of art
:an outline of the form of a work of art
:an outline of the structure of a work of art
:a sketch of the form of an edifice
:a sketch of the structure of an edifice
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