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destination the place to which a person is going or goods or baggage are sent.
destine to assign to or send toward a particular place, end, or purpose. [2 definitions]
destiny that which has happened or must happen to someone because of fate or luck.
destitute having no money or other means of living.
destroy to ruin completely.
destroyer a small, fast warship.
destruction the act of ruining completely or destroying. [2 definitions]
destructive causing complete ruin or destruction.
detach to separate from a whole.
detail a small item; a particular. [3 definitions]
detailed giving a lot of information including small, but often important, pieces of information.
detain to keep from going on; stop or delay. [2 definitions]
detect to discover or notice.
detective a person, often a police officer, whose job is to find information that will solve crimes.
detector a device that finds or detects something, such as changes in temperature or pressure.
detention the detaining of someone for a short time, either as punishment or until a trial can be held.
deter to stop or discourage from some action by creating doubt or fear.
detergent a chemical substance in the form of a liquid or powder used for washing things.
deteriorate to become less in value or quality; decline. [2 definitions]
determination the quality of having a firm goal or being determined. [2 definitions]
determine to decide or settle finally and without question. [3 definitions]