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    Decocted - (imp. & p. p.) of Decoct
    Decocting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Decoct
    Decoct - (v. t.) To prepare by boiling; to digest in hot or boiling water; to extract the strength or flavor of by boiling; to make an infusion of.
    Decoct - (v. t.) To prepare by the heat of the stomach for assimilation; to digest; to concoct.
    Decoct - (v. t.) To warm, strengthen, or invigorate, as if by boiling.
    Decoctible - (a.) Capable of being boiled or digested.
    Decoction - (n.) The act or process of boiling anything in a watery fluid to extract its virtues.
    Decoction - (n.) An extract got from a body by boiling it in water.
    Decocture - (n.) A decoction.
    Decollated - (imp. & p. p.) of Decollate
    Decollating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Decollate
    Decollate - (v. t.) To sever from the neck; to behead; to decapitate.
    Decollated - (a.) Decapitated; worn or cast off in the process of growth, as the apex of certain univalve shells.
    Decollation - (n.) The act of beheading or state of one beheaded; -- especially used of the execution of St. John the Baptist.
    Decollation - (n.) A painting representing the beheading of a saint or martyr, esp. of St. John the Baptist.
    Decollete - (a.) Leaving the neck and shoulders uncovered; cut low in the neck, or low-necked, as a dress.
    Decolling - (n.) Beheading.
    Decolor - (v. t.) To deprive of color; to bleach.
    Decolorant - (n.) A substance which removes color, or bleaches.
    Decolorate - (a.) Deprived of color.
    Decolorate - (v. t.) To decolor.
    Decoloration - (n.) The removal or absence of color.
    Decolorize - (v. t.) To deprive of color; to whiten.
    Decomplex - (a.) Repeatedly compound; made up of complex constituents.
    Decomposable - (a.) Capable of being resolved into constituent elements.
    Decomposed - (imp. & p. p.) of Decompose
    Decomposing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Decompose
    Decompose - (v. t.) To separate the constituent parts of; to resolve into original elements; to set free from previously existing forms of chemical combination; to bring to dissolution; to rot or decay.
    Decompose - (v. i.) To become resolved or returned from existing combinations; to undergo dissolution; to decay; to rot.
    Decomposed - (a.) Separated or broken up; -- said of the crest of birds when the feathers are divergent.
    Decomposite - (a.) Compounded more than once; compounded with things already composite.
    Decomposite - (a.) See Decompound, a., 2.
    Decomposite - (n.) Anything decompounded.
    Decomposition - (n.) The act or process of resolving the constituent parts of a compound body or substance into its elementary parts; separation into constituent part; analysis; the decay or dissolution consequent on the removal or alteration of some of the ingredients of a compound; disintegration; as, the decomposition of wood, rocks, etc.
    Decomposition - (n.) The state of being reduced into original elements.
    Decomposition - (n.) Repeated composition; a combination of compounds.
    Decompounded - (imp. & p. p.) of Decompound
    Decompounding - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Decompound
    Decompound - (v. t.) To compound or mix with that is already compound; to compound a second time.
    Decompound - (v. t.) To reduce to constituent parts; to decompose.
    Decompound - (a.) Compound of what is already compounded; compounded a second time.
    Decompound - (a.) Several times compounded or divided, as a leaf or stem; decomposite.
    Decompound - (n.) A decomposite.
    Decompoundable - (a.) Capable of being decompounded.
    Deconcentrate - (v. t.) To withdraw from concentration; to decentralize.
    Deconcentration - (n.) Act of deconcentrating.
    Deconcoct - (v. t.) To decompose.
    Deconsecrate - (v. t.) To deprive of sacredness; to secularize.
    Decorament - (v. t.) Ornament.
    Decorated - (imp. & p. p.) of Decorate
    Decorating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Decorate
    Decorate - (v. t.) To deck with that which is becoming, ornamental, or honorary; to adorn; to beautify; to embellish; as, to decorate the person; to decorate an edifice; to decorate a lawn with flowers; to decorate the mind with moral beauties; to decorate a hero with honors.
    Decoration - (n.) The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
    Decoration - (n.) That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
    Decoration - (n.) Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.
    Decorative - (a.) Suited to decorate or embellish; adorning.
    Decorator - (n.) One who decorates, adorns, or embellishes; specifically, an artisan whose business is the decoration of houses, esp. their interior decoration.
    Decore - (v. t.) To decorate; to beautify.
    Decorement - (n.) Ornament.
    Decorous - (a.) Suitable to a character, or to the time, place, and occasion; marked with decorum; becoming; proper; seemly; befitting; as, a decorous speech; decorous behavior; a decorous dress for a judge.
    Decorticated - (imp. & p. p.) of Decorticate
    Decorticating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Decorticate
    Decorticate - (v. t.) To divest of the bark, husk, or exterior coating; to husk; to peel; to hull.
    Decortication - (n.) The act of stripping off the bark, rind, hull, or outer coat.
    Decorticator - (n.) A machine for decorticating wood, hulling grain, etc.; also, an instrument for removing surplus bark or moss from fruit trees.
    Decorum - (n.) Propriety of manner or conduct; grace arising from suitableness of speech and behavior to one's own character, or to the place and occasion; decency of conduct; seemliness; that which is seemly or suitable.
    Decoyed - (imp. & p. p.) of Decoy
    Decoying - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Decoy
    Decoy - (v. t.) To lead into danger by artifice; to lure into a net or snare; to entrap; to insnare; to allure; to entice; as, to decoy troops into an ambush; to decoy ducks into a net.
    Decoy - (n.) Anything intended to lead into a snare; a lure that deceives and misleads into danger, or into the power of an enemy; a bait.
    Decoy - (n.) A fowl, or the likeness of one, used by sportsmen to entice other fowl into a net or within shot.
    Decoy - (n.) A place into which wild fowl, esp. ducks, are enticed in order to take or shoot them.
    Decoy - (n.) A person employed by officers of justice, or parties exposed to injury, to induce a suspected person to commit an offense under circumstances that will lead to his detection.
    Decoy-duck - (n.) A duck used to lure wild ducks into a decoy; hence, a person employed to lure others into danger.
    Decoyer - (n.) One who decoys another.
    Decoy-men - (pl. ) of Decoy-man
    Decoy-man - (n.) A man employed in decoying wild fowl.
    Dedecorate - (v. t.) To bring to shame; to disgrace.
    Dedecoration - (n.) Disgrace; dishonor.
    Dedecorous - (a.) Disgraceful; unbecoming.
    Indecomposable - (a.) Not decomposable; incapable or difficult of decomposition; not resolvable into its constituents or elements.
    Indecomposableness - (n.) Incapableness of decomposition; stability; permanence; durability.
    Indecorous - (a.) Not decorous; violating good manners; contrary to good breeding or etiquette; unbecoming; improper; out of place; as, indecorous conduct.
    Indecorously - (adv.) In an indecorous manner.
    Indecorousness - (n.) The quality of being indecorous; want of decorum.
    Indecorum - (n.) Want of decorum; impropriety of behavior; that in behavior or manners which violates the established rules of civility, custom, or etiquette; indecorousness.
    Indecorum - (n.) An indecorous or becoming action.
    Quindecone - (n.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, C15H26, of the valylene series, produced artificially as an oily liquid.
    Supradecompound - (a.) More than decompound; divided many times.
    Undecolic - (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C11H18O2, of the propiolic acid series, obtained indirectly from undecylenic acid as a white crystalline substance.
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    Art deco - n. Decorative art style of 1910–30, with geometric motifs and strong colours.
    Decoction - n. 1 boiling down to extract an essence. 2 the resulting liquid. [latin coquo boil]
    Decode - v. (-ding) decipher. decoder n.
    Decoke - colloq. —v. (-king) decarbonize. —n. Process of this.
    Décolletage - n. Low neckline of a woman's dress etc. [french collet collar]
    Décolleté - adj. (also décolletée) (of a dress, woman, etc.) Having or wearing a low neckline.
    Decompose - v. (-sing) 1 rot. 2 separate (a substance, light, etc.) Into its elements. decomposition n.
    Decompress - v. Subject to decompression.
    Decompression - n. 1 release from compression. 2 gradual reduction of high pressure on a deep-sea diver etc.
    Decompression chamber - n. Enclosed space for decompression.
    Decompression sickness - n. Condition caused by the sudden lowering of air pressure.
    Decongestant - n. Medicine etc. That relieves nasal congestion.
    Decontaminate - v. (-ting) remove contamination from. decontamination n.
    Décor - n. Furnishing and decoration of a room, stage set, etc. [french: related to *decorate]
    Decorate - v. (-ting) 1 beautify, adorn. 2 paint, wallpaper, etc. (a room or building). 3 give a medal or award to. [latin decus -oris beauty]
    Decorated style - n. Archit. Highly ornamented late english gothic style (14th c.).
    Decoration - n. 1 decorating. 2 thing that decorates. 3 medal etc. Worn as an honour. 4 (in pl.) Flags, tinsel, etc., put up on a festive occasion.
    Decorative - adj. Pleasing in appearance. decoratively adv.
    Decorator - n. Person who decorates for a living.
    Decorous - adj. Having or showing decorum. decorously adv. Decorousness n. [latin decorus seemly]
    Decorum - n. Polite dignified behaviour. [as *decorous]
    Decoy - —n. Person or thing used as a lure; bait, enticement. —v. Lure, esp. Using a decoy. [dutch]
    Indecorous - adj. 1 improper, undignified. 2 in bad taste. indecorously adv.
    Interior decoration - n. Decoration of the interior of a building etc. interior decorator n.
    Redecorate - v. (-ting) decorate (a room etc.) Again or differently. redecoration n.

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