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dilapidated fallen into ruin or decay.
dilemma a situation that requires a choice between two actions, neither of which will be a good solution.
diligent trying hard and steadily to achieve a goal.
dilute to make thinner or weaker by adding a liquid.
dim not well lighted; dark. [5 definitions]
dime a coin of the United States and Canada equal to ten cents.
dimension size as measured in length, width, or depth. [2 definitions]
diminish to make smaller or cause to appear smaller in size or importance. [2 definitions]
diminutive very small; tiny.
dimmer a device that controls the brightness of an electric light.
dimple a small natural dent or hollow that forms in the cheeks during a smile. [3 definitions]
din a loud, steady noise. [2 definitions]
dinar the main unit of money in Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Serbia, and Tunisia.
dine to eat dinner.
dine out to eat dinner away from one's home.
diner one who eats a meal. [2 definitions]
dinette a small room or section of a room used for eating meals.
dinghy a small boat used as a lifeboat or for short trips to shore and back.
dingo a kind of wild dog found only in Australia. Dingoes have long legs, pointed ears, and yellowish brown or reddish brown fur. They hunt small mammals, but have learned to hunt sheep and cattle brought to Australia by European settlers.
dingy dirty or not cared for well. [2 definitions]
dining the activity of eating a fancy meal or the evening meal.