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dragon an imaginary monster that looks like a giant lizard with wings, claws, and a long tail. In stories or pictures, dragons breathe fire and often guard a place or treasure.
dragonfly a brightly colored insect with a long, narrow body. It has four long, clear wings that are held out from the body. Dragonflies live near fresh water and eat mosquitoes and other insects.
drain to remove water or other liquid from (a container or area) to make it empty or dry. [9 definitions]
drainage the act or method of draining.
drainpipe a pipe used to drain liquids.
drake an adult male duck.
drama a story written so that it can be acted out for an audience; play. [4 definitions]
dramatic of or having to do with the theater and plays. [2 definitions]
dramatize to show or present in the form of a drama. [2 definitions]
drank past tense of drink.
drape to decorate or cover with a cloth that hangs in folds. [3 definitions]
drapery a long, heavy curtain or set of curtains. [2 definitions]
drastic extreme or severe.
draw to make a picture of with a pen, pencil, or other writing tool. [8 definitions]
draw a blank to be unable to remember or recognize. [2 definitions]
drawback a thing that keeps something from being good or successful; flaw.
drawbridge a bridge built so that it can be raised to allow tall ships to pass beneath or keep people from crossing over.
drawer a box that slides in and out of a desk, dresser, or other piece of furniture.
drawing the act of making pictures or designs with a pen, pencil, or other writing tool. [3 definitions]
drawl to speak slowly with vowel sounds drawn out. [2 definitions]
drawn past participle of draw.