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
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
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
Decompound - (a.) Several times compounded or divided, as a leaf or stem;
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;
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,
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
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
Decorticator - (n.) A machine for decorticating wood, hulling grain,
etc.; also, an instrument for removing surplus bark or moss from fruit
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;
Indecorous - (a.) Not decorous; violating good manners; contrary to good
breeding or etiquette; unbecoming; improper; out of place; as,
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.