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drudgery hard, boring, and unpleasant work.
drug a substance used to cure or heal; medicine. [3 definitions]
druggist a person who has a license to prepare and sell medicine; pharmacist.
drugstore a store that sells medicine. Drugstores often also sell candy, cosmetics, magazines, and other things.
drum a percussion instrument shaped like a cylinder. A drum has a hollow body covered at one or both ends by a tight material. It is played by beating with sticks or the hands. [5 definitions]
drum major the leader of a marching band who beats time and often twirls a baton.
drum majorette a woman or girl who leads a marching band and often twirls a baton.
drummer a musician who plays drums.
drumstick a stick used to play a drum. [2 definitions]
drunk having had too much alcohol to drink; intoxicated. [3 definitions]
dry not wet, damp, or moist. [8 definitions]
dry cell an electric battery cell in which the chemicals are stored as a paste that will not spill.
dry-clean to clean using chemicals other than water.
dryer a machine used for drying something.
dual of or having two parts; double.
duchess a woman who is married to or the widow of a duke. [2 definitions]
duck1 a bird that lives in or near water and has webbed feet for swimming and a large flat bill. [2 definitions]
duck2 to lower the head or whole body quickly to avoid something. [3 definitions]
duckling a young duck.
duct a pipe or tube that carries air or liquid.
dud (informal) something that does not work well or fails in some way.