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disinterested
having no stake/investment in something's outcome
uninterested
not caring about something's outcome
decimate
to reduce by a tenth or inflict heavy damage; may NOT be used to TOTALLY destroy
defective
a thing is not working properly
deficient
a thing is missing a part
definite
precise and unmistakable
definitive
final and conclusive
diagnosis
identify a problem, like a disease
prognosis
make a prediction of the outcome of a course or problem
datum
technically it's the singular for the plural "data," but now you can use data for singular or plural and it's fine
dangling modifier
Incorrect sentence with a description and comma that does not immediately follow with what is described. Eg: Being soft, squishy, and jelly-filled, the students loved Tasty-O's donuts. *Bad*
Danke schon
correct spelling for "Thank you very much" in German
demise
means "death," not decline or something bad happening
disassemble
to take apart
dissemble
to conceal or hide a fact
undoubtedly
shows more conviction of knowing than "doubtless"
dove
alternate for dived, either is acceptable