Name Report For First Name DEACON:


First name DEACON's origin is English. DEACON means "dusty one: servant". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with DEACON below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of deacon.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with DEACON and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with DEACON - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming DEACON



NAMES RHYMING WITH DEACON (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 5 Letters (eacon) - Names That Ends with eacon:

Rhyming Names According to Last 4 Letters (acon) - Names That Ends with acon:

eburacon dracon macon

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (con) - Names That Ends with con:

con eburscon falcon gascon

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (on) - Names That Ends with on:

afton carnation aedon solon strephon sidon cihuaton nijlon sokanon odion sion accalon dudon hebron pendragon antton erromon gotzon txanton zorion celyddon mabon bendision alston alton benton burton carelton fenton hamilton harrison histion kenton pierson preston ralston rawson remington rexton sexton stanton weston aymon ganelon vernon glendon lon anton acheron acteon aeson agamemnon alcmaeon amphion amphitryon andraemon arion bellerophon biton cadmon cenon cercyon charon chiron corydon creon daemon demogorgon demophon deucalion echion endymion erysichthon euryton geryon haemon hyperion iasion iason ion ixion jason kedalion korudon ladon laocoon laomedon lycaon machaon myron ophion palaemon panteleimon

NAMES RHYMING WITH DEACON (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 5 Letters (deaco) - Names That Begins with deaco:

Rhyming Names According to First 4 Letters (deac) - Names That Begins with deac:

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (dea) - Names That Begins with dea:

dea deagan deaglan deagmund deakin dealbeorht dealber dealbert dean deana deanda deandra deandrea deandria deane deann deanna deanne dearbhail dearborn dearbourne deardriu dearg deasach deasmumhan deavon

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (de) - Names That Begins with de:

debbee debbie debby debora deborah debra debrah debralee dechtere dechtire decla declan dedr dedre dedric dedrick dedrik dee deeana deeandra deeann deeanna deedra deegan deems deen deena deerwa deerward defena dehaan deheune deianira deidra deidre deiene deikun deina deiphobus deirdra deirdre deja deka deke dekel dekle del delaine delancy delane delaney delanie delano delbert delbin delbina delbine delcine delfi delfina delia delice delicia delight delila delilah delinda delisa delisha delissa delit deliza dell della


First Names which starts with 'de' and ends with 'on':

delmon delron delton delvon demason dennison denton deon deron dervon deston deveon devion devlon devon devron

First Names which starts with 'd' and ends with 'n':

dacian daegan daelan daelyn daelynn dagan dagen dagian daijon dailyn daimhin daimmen dain dainan dairion dalan dalen dallan dallen dallin dallon dalon dalston dalton dalyn dalynn daman damen dameon damian damiean damien damon dan danathon daniel-sean dann dannon danon danton danylynn daran dareen daren darien darin darleen darolyn daron darrellyn darren darrin darron darryn dartagnan darton darvin darwin darwyn darylyn daryn daveen daveon davian davidson davin davion davison davynn dawn dawson daxton daylan daylen daylin daylon dayson dayton dayveon delman delsin delvin deman den

English Words Rhyming DEACON


archdeaconnoun (n.) In England, an ecclesiastical dignitary, next in rank below a bishop, whom he assists, and by whom he is appointed, though with independent authority.

archdeaconrynoun (n.) The district, office, or residence of an archdeacon. See Benefice.

archdeaconshipnoun (n.) The office of an archdeacon.

deaconnoun (n.) An officer in Christian churches appointed to perform certain subordinate duties varying in different communions. In the Roman Catholic and Episcopal churches, a person admitted to the lowest order in the ministry, subordinate to the bishops and priests. In Presbyterian churches, he is subordinate to the minister and elders, and has charge of certain duties connected with the communion service and the care of the poor. In Congregational churches, he is subordinate to the pastor, and has duties as in the Presbyterian church.
 noun (n.) The chairman of an incorporated company.
 verb (v. t.) To read aloud each line of (a psalm or hymn) before singing it, -- usually with off.
 verb (v. t.) With humorous reference to hypocritical posing: To pack (fruit or vegetables) with the finest specimens on top; to alter slyly the boundaries of (land); to adulterate or doctor (an article to be sold), etc.

deaconessnoun (n.) A female deacon
 noun (n.) One of an order of women whose duties resembled those of deacons.
 noun (n.) A woman set apart for church work by a bishop.
 noun (n.) A woman chosen as a helper in church work, as among the Congregationalists.

deaconhoodnoun (n.) The state of being a deacon; office of a deacon; deaconship.

deaconrynoun (n.) See Deaconship.

deaconshipnoun (n.) The office or ministry of a deacon or deaconess.

subdeaconnoun (n.) One belonging to an order in the Roman Catholic Church, next interior to the order of deacons; also, a member of a minor order in the Greek Church.

subdeaconrynoun (n.) Alt. of Subdeaconship

subdeaconshipnoun (n.) The order or office of subdeacon.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH DEACON (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 5 Letters (eacon) - English Words That Ends with eacon:

beaconnoun (n.) A signal fire to notify of the approach of an enemy, or to give any notice, commonly of warning.
 noun (n.) A signal or conspicuous mark erected on an eminence near the shore, or moored in shoal water, as a guide to mariners.
 noun (n.) A high hill near the shore.
 noun (n.) That which gives notice of danger.
 verb (v. t.) To give light to, as a beacon; to light up; to illumine.
 verb (v. t.) To furnish with a beacon or beacons.

Rhyming Words According to Last 4 Letters (acon) - English Words That Ends with acon:

baconnoun (n.) The back and sides of a pig salted and smoked; formerly, the flesh of a pig salted or fresh.

estramaconnoun (n.) A straight, heavy sword with two edges, used in the 16th and 17th centuries.
 noun (n.) A blow with edge of a sword.

flaconnoun (n.) A small glass bottle; as, a flacon for perfume.

panpharmaconnoun (n.) A medicine for all diseases; a panacea.

pharmaconnoun (n.) A medicine or drug; also, a poison.

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (con) - English Words That Ends with con:

anconnoun (n.) The olecranon, or the elbow.
 noun (n.) Alt. of Ancone

balconnoun (n.) A balcony.

barconnoun (n.) A vessel for freight; -- used in Mediterranean.

basiliconnoun (n.) An ointment composed of wax, pitch, resin, and olive oil, lard, or other fatty substance.

busconnoun (n.) One who searches for ores; a prospector.

balopticonnoun (n.) See Projector, below.

catholiconnoun (n.) A remedy for all diseases; a panacea.

diacatholiconnoun (n.) A universal remedy; -- name formerly to a purgative electuary.

ekasiliconnoun (n.) The name of a hypothetical element predicted and afterwards discovered and named germanium; -- so called because it was a missing analogue of the silicon group. See Germanium, and cf. Ekabor.

etymologiconnoun (n.) An etymological dictionary or manual.

euphoniconnoun (n.) A kind of upright piano.

falconnoun (n.) One of a family (Falconidae) of raptorial birds, characterized by a short, hooked beak, strong claws, and powerful flight.
 noun (n.) Any species of the genus Falco, distinguished by having a toothlike lobe on the upper mandible; especially, one of this genus trained to the pursuit of other birds, or game.
 noun (n.) An ancient form of cannon.

faulconnoun (n.) See Falcon.

gasconnoun (n.) A native of Gascony; a boaster; a bully. See Gasconade.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Gascony, in France, or to the Gascons; also, braggart; swaggering.

gerfalconnoun (n.) See Gyrfalcon.

gyrfalconnoun (n.) One of several species and varieties of large Arctic falcons, esp. Falco rusticolus and the white species F. Islandicus, both of which are circumpolar. The black and the gray are varieties of the former. See Illust. of Accipiter.

garconnoun (n.) A boy; fellow; esp., a serving boy or man; a waiter; -- in Eng. chiefly applied to French waiters.

harmoniconnoun (n.) A small, flat, wind instrument of music, in which the notes are produced by the vibration of free metallic reeds.

heliconnoun (n.) A mountain in Boeotia, in Greece, supposed by the Greeks to be the residence of Apollo and the Muses.

hydrauliconnoun (n.) An ancient musical instrument played by the action of water; a water organ.

iconnoun (n.) An image or representation; a portrait or pretended portrait.
 noun (n.) A sacred picture representing the Virgin Mary, Christ, a saint, or a martyr, and having the same function as an image of such a person in the Latin Church.

idioticonnoun (n.) A dictionary of a peculiar dialect, or of the words and phrases peculiar to one part of a country; a glossary.

ireniconnoun (n.) A proposition or device for securing peace, especially in the church.

jerfalconnoun (n.) The gyrfalcon.

kamptuliconnoun (n.) A kind of elastic floor cloth, made of India rubber, gutta-percha, linseed oil, and powdered cork.

lexiconnoun (n.) A vocabulary, or book containing an alphabetical arrangement of the words in a language or of a considerable number of them, with the definition of each; a dictionary; especially, a dictionary of the Greek, Hebrew, or Latin language.

monasticonnoun (n.) A book giving an account of monasteries.

onomasticonnoun (n.) A collection of names and terms; a dictionary; specif., a collection of Greek names, with explanatory notes, made by Julius Pollux about A.D.180.

otacousticonnoun (n.) An instrument to facilitate hearing, as an ear trumpet.

panopticonnoun (n.) A prison so contructed that the inspector can see each of the prisoners at all times, without being seen.
 noun (n.) A room for the exhibition of novelties.

pantechniconnoun (n.) A depository or place where all sorts of manufactured articles are collected for sale.

parelconnoun (n.) The addition of a syllable or particle to the end of a pronoun, verb, or adverb.

rubiconnoun (n.) A small river which separated Italy from Cisalpine Gaul, the province alloted to Julius Caesar.

radiopticonnoun (n.) See Projector, above.

rinconnoun (n.) An interior corner; a nook; hence, an angular recess or hollow bend in a mountain, river, cliff, or the like.

salpiconnoun (n.) Chopped meat, bread, etc., used to stuff legs of veal or other joints; stuffing; farce.

sciopticonnoun (n.) A kind of magic lantern.

siliconnoun (n.) A nonmetalic element analogous to carbon. It always occurs combined in nature, and is artificially obtained in the free state, usually as a dark brown amorphous powder, or as a dark crystalline substance with a meetallic luster. Its oxide is silica, or common quartz, and in this form, or as silicates, it is, next to oxygen, the most abundant element of the earth's crust. Silicon is characteristically the element of the mineral kingdom, as carbon is of the organic world. Symbol Si. Atomic weight 28. Called also silicium.

stereopticonnoun (n.) An instrument, consisting essentially of a magic lantern in which photographic pictures are used, by which the image of a landscape, or any object, may be thrown upon a screen in such a manner as to seem to stand out in relief, so as to form a striking and accurate representation of the object itself; also, a pair of magic lanterns for producing the effect of dissolving views.

synonymiconnoun (n.) A dictionary of synonyms.

soupconnoun (n.) A suspicion; a suggestion; hence, a very small portion; a taste; as, coffee with a soupcon of brandy; a soupcon of coquetry.

tyrotoxiconnoun (n.) A ptomaine discovered by Vaughan in putrid cheese and other dairy products, and producing symptoms similar to cholera infantum. Chemically, it appears to be related to, or identical with, diazobenzol.

zirconnoun (n.) A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually of a brown or gray color. It consists of silica and zirconia. A red variety, used as a gem, is called hyacinth. Colorless, pale-yellow or smoky-brown varieties from Ceylon are called jargon.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH DEACON (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 5 Letters (deaco) - Words That Begins with deaco:

Rhyming Words According to First 4 Letters (deac) - Words That Begins with deac:

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (dea) - Words That Begins with dea:

deadnoun (n.) The most quiet or deathlike time; the period of profoundest repose, inertness, or gloom; as, the dead of winter.
 noun (n.) One who is dead; -- commonly used collectively.
 adjective (a.) Deprived of life; -- opposed to alive and living; reduced to that state of a being in which the organs of motion and life have irrevocably ceased to perform their functions; as, a dead tree; a dead man.
 adjective (a.) Destitute of life; inanimate; as, dead matter.
 adjective (a.) Resembling death in appearance or quality; without show of life; deathlike; as, a dead sleep.
 adjective (a.) Still as death; motionless; inactive; useless; as, dead calm; a dead load or weight.
 adjective (a.) So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor.
 adjective (a.) Unproductive; bringing no gain; unprofitable; as, dead capital; dead stock in trade.
 adjective (a.) Lacking spirit; dull; lusterless; cheerless; as, dead eye; dead fire; dead color, etc.
 adjective (a.) Monotonous or unvaried; as, a dead level or pain; a dead wall.
 adjective (a.) Sure as death; unerring; fixed; complete; as, a dead shot; a dead certainty.
 adjective (a.) Bringing death; deadly.
 adjective (a.) Wanting in religious spirit and vitality; as, dead faith; dead works.
 adjective (a.) Flat; without gloss; -- said of painting which has been applied purposely to have this effect.
 adjective (a.) Not brilliant; not rich; thus, brown is a dead color, as compared with crimson.
 adjective (a.) Cut off from the rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the rights of property; as, one banished or becoming a monk is civilly dead.
 adjective (a.) Not imparting motion or power; as, the dead spindle of a lathe, etc. See Spindle.
 adjective (a.) Carrying no current, or producing no useful effect; -- said of a conductor in a dynamo or motor, also of a telegraph wire which has no instrument attached and, therefore, is not in use.
 adjective (a.) Out of play; regarded as out of the game; -- said of a ball, a piece, or a player under certain conditions in cricket, baseball, checkers, and some other games.
 adverb (adv.) To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly.
 verb (v. t.) To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor.
 verb (v. i.) To die; to lose life or force.

deadbeatadjective (a.) Making a beat without recoil; giving indications by a single beat or excursion; -- said of galvanometers and other instruments in which the needle or index moves to the extent of its deflection and stops with little or no further oscillation.

deadbornadjective (a.) Stillborn.

deadeningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Deaden

deadenadjective (a.) To make as dead; to impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; to lessen the force or acuteness of; to blunt; as, to deaden the natural powers or feelings; to deaden a sound.
 adjective (a.) To lessen the velocity or momentum of; to retard; as, to deaden a ship's headway.
 adjective (a.) To make vapid or spiritless; as, to deaden wine.
 adjective (a.) To deprive of gloss or brilliancy; to obscure; as, to deaden gilding by a coat of size.
 verb (v. t.) To render impervious to sound, as a wall or floor; to deafen.

deadenernoun (n.) One who, or that which, deadens or checks.

deadheadnoun (n.) One who receives free tickets for theaters, public conveyances, etc.
 noun (n.) A buoy. See under Dead, a.

deadhousenoun (n.) A morgue; a place for the temporary reception and exposure of dead bodies.

deadishadjective (a.) Somewhat dead, dull, or lifeless; deathlike.

deadlatchnoun (n.) A kind of latch whose bolt may be so locked by a detent that it can not be opened from the inside by the handle, or from the outside by the latch key.

deadlightnoun (n.) A strong shutter, made to fit open ports and keep out water in a storm.

deadlihoodnoun (n.) State of the dead.

deadlinessnoun (n.) The quality of being deadly.

deadlocknoun (n.) A lock which is not self-latching, but requires a key to throw the bolt forward.
 noun (n.) A counteraction of things, which produces an entire stoppage; a complete obstruction of action.

deadlyadjective (a.) Capable of causing death; mortal; fatal; destructive; certain or likely to cause death; as, a deadly blow or wound.
 adjective (a.) Aiming or willing to destroy; implacable; desperately hostile; flagitious; as, deadly enemies.
 adjective (a.) Subject to death; mortal.
 adverb (adv.) In a manner resembling, or as if produced by, death.
 adverb (adv.) In a manner to occasion death; mortally.
 adverb (adv.) In an implacable manner; destructively.
 adverb (adv.) Extremely.

deadnessnoun (n.) The state of being destitute of life, vigor, spirit, activity, etc.; dullness; inertness; languor; coldness; vapidness; indifference; as, the deadness of a limb, a body, or a tree; the deadness of an eye; deadness of the affections; the deadness of beer or cider; deadness to the world, and the like.

deadsnoun (n. pl.) The substances which inclose the ore on every side.

deadwoodnoun (n.) A mass of timbers built into the bow and stern of a vessel to give solidity.
 noun (n.) Dead trees or branches; useless material.

deadworksnoun (n. pl.) The parts of a ship above the water when she is laden.

deafadjective (a.) Wanting the sense of hearing, either wholly or in part; unable to perceive sounds; hard of hearing; as, a deaf man.
 adjective (a.) Unwilling to hear or listen; determinedly inattentive; regardless; not to be persuaded as to facts, argument, or exhortation; -- with to; as, deaf to reason.
 adjective (a.) Deprived of the power of hearing; deafened.
 adjective (a.) Obscurely heard; stifled; deadened.
 adjective (a.) Decayed; tasteless; dead; as, a deaf nut; deaf corn.
 verb (v. t.) To deafen.

deafeningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Deafen
 noun (n.) The act or process of rendering impervious to sound, as a floor or wall; also, the material with which the spaces are filled in this process; pugging.

deaflyadjective (a.) Lonely; solitary.
 adverb (adv.) Without sense of sounds; obscurely.

deafnessnoun (n.) Incapacity of perceiving sounds; the state of the organs which prevents the impression which constitute hearing; want of the sense of hearing.
 noun (n.) Unwillingness to hear; voluntary rejection of what is addressed to the understanding.

dealnoun (n.) A part or portion; a share; hence, an indefinite quantity, degree, or extent, degree, or extent; as, a deal of time and trouble; a deal of cold.
 noun (n.) The process of dealing cards to the players; also, the portion disturbed.
 noun (n.) Distribution; apportionment.
 noun (n.) An arrangement to attain a desired result by a combination of interested parties; -- applied to stock speculations and political bargains.
 noun (n.) The division of a piece of timber made by sawing; a board or plank; particularly, a board or plank of fir or pine above seven inches in width, and exceeding six feet in length. If narrower than this, it is called a batten; if shorter, a deal end.
 noun (n.) Wood of the pine or fir; as, a floor of deal.
 noun (n.) To divide; to separate in portions; hence, to give in portions; to distribute; to bestow successively; -- sometimes with out.
 noun (n.) Specifically: To distribute, as cards, to the players at the commencement of a game; as, to deal the cards; to deal one a jack.
 verb (v. i.) To make distribution; to share out in portions, as cards to the players.
 verb (v. i.) To do a distributing or retailing business, as distinguished from that of a manufacturer or producer; to traffic; to trade; to do business; as, he deals in flour.
 verb (v. i.) To act as an intermediary in business or any affairs; to manage; to make arrangements; -- followed by between or with.
 verb (v. i.) To conduct one's self; to behave or act in any affair or towards any one; to treat.
 verb (v. i.) To contend (with); to treat (with), by way of opposition, check, or correction; as, he has turbulent passions to deal with.

dealingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Deal
 noun (n.) The act of one who deals; distribution of anything, as of cards to the players; method of business; traffic; intercourse; transaction; as, to have dealings with a person.

dealbationnoun (n.) Act of bleaching; a whitening.

dealernoun (n.) One who deals; one who has to do, or has concern, with others; esp., a trader, a trafficker, a shopkeeper, a broker, or a merchant; as, a dealer in dry goods; a dealer in stocks; a retail dealer.
 noun (n.) One who distributes cards to the players.

dealfishnoun (n.) A long, thin fish of the arctic seas (Trachypterus arcticus).

dealthnoun (n.) Share dealt.

deambulationnoun (n.) A walking abroad; a promenading.

deambulatorynoun (n.) A covered place in which to walk; an ambulatory.
 adjective (a.) Going about from place to place; wandering; of or pertaining to a deambulatory.

deannoun (n.) A dignitary or presiding officer in certain ecclesiastical and lay bodies; esp., an ecclesiastical dignitary, subordinate to a bishop.
 noun (n.) The collegiate officer in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, England, who, besides other duties, has regard to the moral condition of the college.
 noun (n.) The head or presiding officer in the faculty of some colleges or universities.
 noun (n.) A registrar or secretary of the faculty in a department of a college, as in a medical, or theological, or scientific department.
 noun (n.) The chief or senior of a company on occasion of ceremony; as, the dean of the diplomatic corps; -- so called by courtesy.

deanerynoun (n.) The office or the revenue of a dean. See the Note under Benefice, n., 3.
 noun (n.) The residence of a dean.
 noun (n.) The territorial jurisdiction of a dean.

deanshipnoun (n.) The office of a dean.

dearnoun (n.) A dear one; lover; sweetheart.
 superlative (superl.) Bearing a high price; high-priced; costly; expensive.
 superlative (superl.) Marked by scarcity or dearth, and exorbitance of price; as, a dear year.
 superlative (superl.) Highly valued; greatly beloved; cherished; precious.
 superlative (superl.) Hence, close to the heart; heartfelt; present in mind; engaging the attention.
 superlative (superl.) Of agreeable things and interests.
 superlative (superl.) Of disagreeable things and antipathies.
 adverb (adv.) Dearly; at a high price.
 verb (v. t.) To endear.

dearbornnoun (n.) A four-wheeled carriage, with curtained sides.

dearienoun (n.) Same as Deary.

dearlingnoun (n.) A darling.

dearnadjective (a.) Secret; lonely; solitary; dreadful.
 verb (v. t.) Same as Darn.

dearnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being dear; costliness; excess of price.
 noun (n.) Fondness; preciousness; love; tenderness.

dearthnoun (n.) Scarcity which renders dear; want; lack; specifically, lack of food on account of failure of crops; famine.

dearworthadjective (a.) Precious.

dearynoun (n.) A dear; a darling.

deasnoun (n.) See Dais.

deathbednoun (n.) The bed in which a person dies; hence, the closing hours of life of one who dies by sickness or the like; the last sickness.

deathbirdnoun (n.) Tengmalm's or Richardson's owl (Nyctale Tengmalmi); -- so called from a superstition of the North American Indians that its note presages death.

deathblownoun (n.) A mortal or crushing blow; a stroke or event which kills or destroys.

deathfuladjective (a.) Full of death or slaughter; murderous; destructive; bloody.
 adjective (a.) Liable to undergo death; mortal.

deathfulnessnoun (n.) Appearance of death.

deathlessadjective (a.) Not subject to death, destruction, or extinction; immortal; undying; imperishable; as, deathless beings; deathless fame.


English Words which starts with 'de' and ends with 'on':

deaurationnoun (n.) Act of gilding.

debacchationnoun (n.) Wild raving or debauchery.

debarkationnoun (n.) Disembarkation.

debellationnoun (n.) The act of conquering or subduing.

debilitationnoun (n.) The act or process of debilitating, or the condition of one who is debilitated; weakness.

debituminizationnoun (n.) The act of depriving of bitumen.

debulitionnoun (n.) A bubbling or boiling over.

decachordonnoun (n.) An ancient Greek musical instrument of ten strings, resembling the harp.
 noun (n.) Something consisting of ten parts.

decagonnoun (n.) A plane figure having ten sides and ten angles; any figure having ten angles. A regular decagon is one that has all its sides and angles equal.

decahedronnoun (n.) A solid figure or body inclosed by ten plane surfaces.

decalcificationnoun (n.) The removal of calcareous matter.

decameronnoun (n.) A celebrated collection of tales, supposed to be related in ten days; -- written in the 14th century, by Boccaccio, an Italian.

decantationnoun (n.) The act of pouring off a clear liquor gently from its lees or sediment, or from one vessel into another.

decapitationnoun (n.) The act of beheading; beheading.

decarbonizationnoun (n.) The action or process of depriving a substance of carbon.

decarburizationnoun (n.) The act, process, or result of decarburizing.

decentralizationnoun (n.) The action of decentralizing, or the state of being decentralized.

deceptionnoun (n.) The act of deceiving or misleading.
 noun (n.) The state of being deceived or misled.
 noun (n.) That which deceives or is intended to deceive; false representation; artifice; cheat; fraud.

decerptionnoun (n.) The act of plucking off; a cropping.
 noun (n.) That which is plucked off or rent away; a fragment; a piece.

decertationnoun (n.) Contest for mastery; contention; strife.

decessionnoun (n.) Departure; decrease; -- opposed to accesion.

decillionnoun (n.) According to the English notation, a million involved to the tenth power, or a unit with sixty ciphers annexed; according to the French and American notation, a thousand involved to the eleventh power, or a unit with thirty-three ciphers annexed. [See the Note under Numeration.]

decimationnoun (n.) A tithing.
 noun (n.) A selection of every tenth person by lot, as for punishment.
 noun (n.) The destruction of any large proportion, as of people by pestilence or war.

decisionnoun (n.) Cutting off; division; detachment of a part.
 noun (n.) The act of deciding; act of settling or terminating, as a controversy, by giving judgment on the matter at issue; determination, as of a question or doubt; settlement; conclusion.
 noun (n.) An account or report of a conclusion, especially of a legal adjudication or judicial determination of a question or cause; as, a decision of arbitrators; a decision of the Supreme Court.
 noun (n.) The quality of being decided; prompt and fixed determination; unwavering firmness; as, to manifest great decision.

declamationnoun (n.) The act or art of declaiming; rhetorical delivery; haranguing; loud speaking in public; especially, the public recitation of speeches as an exercise in schools and colleges; as, the practice declamation by students.
 noun (n.) A set or harangue; declamatory discourse.
 noun (n.) Pretentious rhetorical display, with more sound than sense; as, mere declamation.

declarationnoun (n.) The act of declaring, or publicly announcing; explicit asserting; undisguised token of a ground or side taken on any subject; proclamation; exposition; as, the declaration of an opinion; a declaration of war, etc.
 noun (n.) That which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal.
 noun (n.) The document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the Declaration of Independence (now preserved in Washington).
 noun (n.) That part of the process in which the plaintiff sets forth in order and at large his cause of complaint; the narration of the plaintiff's case containing the count, or counts. See Count, n., 3.

declensionnoun (n.) The act or the state of declining; declination; descent; slope.
 noun (n.) A falling off towards a worse state; a downward tendency; deterioration; decay; as, the declension of virtue, of science, of a state, etc.
 noun (n.) Act of courteously refusing; act of declining; a declinature; refusal; as, the declension of a nomination.
 noun (n.) Inflection of nouns, adjectives, etc., according to the grammatical cases.
 noun (n.) The form of the inflection of a word declined by cases; as, the first or the second declension of nouns, adjectives, etc.
 noun (n.) Rehearsing a word as declined.

declinationnoun (n.) The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head.
 noun (n.) The act or state of falling off or declining from excellence or perfection; deterioration; decay; decline.
 noun (n.) The act of deviating or turning aside; oblique motion; obliquity; withdrawal.
 noun (n.) The act or state of declining or refusing; withdrawal; refusal; averseness.
 noun (n.) The angular distance of any object from the celestial equator, either northward or southward.
 noun (n.) The arc of the horizon, contained between the vertical plane and the prime vertical circle, if reckoned from the east or west, or between the meridian and the plane, reckoned from the north or south.
 noun (n.) The act of inflecting a word; declension. See Decline, v. t., 4.

decoctionnoun (n.) The act or process of boiling anything in a watery fluid to extract its virtues.
 noun (n.) An extract got from a body by boiling it in water.

decollationnoun (n.) The act of beheading or state of one beheaded; -- especially used of the execution of St. John the Baptist.
 noun (n.) A painting representing the beheading of a saint or martyr, esp. of St. John the Baptist.

decolorationnoun (n.) The removal or absence of color.

decompositionnoun (n.) The act or process of resolving the constituent parts of a compound body or substance into its elementary parts; separation into constituent part; analysis; the decay or dissolution consequent on the removal or alteration of some of the ingredients of a compound; disintegration; as, the decomposition of wood, rocks, etc.
 noun (n.) The state of being reduced into original elements.
 noun (n.) Repeated composition; a combination of compounds.

deconcentrationnoun (n.) Act of deconcentrating.

decorationnoun (n.) The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
 noun (n.) That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
 noun (n.) Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.

decorticationnoun (n.) The act of stripping off the bark, rind, hull, or outer coat.

decreationnoun (n.) Destruction; -- opposed to creation.

decrepitationnoun (n.) The act of decrepitating; a crackling noise, such as salt makes when roasting.

decretionnoun (n.) A decrease.

decrustationnoun (n.) The removal of a crust.

decubationnoun (n.) Act of lying down; decumbence.

decurionnoun (n.) A head or chief over ten; especially, an officer who commanded a division of ten soldiers.

decursionnoun (n.) A flowing; also, a hostile incursion.

decurtationnoun (n.) Act of cutting short.

decussationnoun (n.) Act of crossing at an acute angle, or state of being thus crossed; an intersection in the form of an X; as, the decussation of lines, nerves, etc.

dedecorationnoun (n.) Disgrace; dishonor.

dedentitionnoun (n.) The shedding of teeth.

dedicationnoun (n.) The act of setting apart or consecrating to a divine Being, or to a sacred use, often with religious solemnities; solemn appropriation; as, the dedication of Solomon's temple.
 noun (n.) A devoting or setting aside for any particular purpose; as, a dedication of lands to public use.
 noun (n.) An address to a patron or friend, prefixed to a book, testifying respect, and often recommending the work to his special protection and favor.

deditionnoun (n.) The act of yielding; surrender.

deductionnoun (n.) Act or process of deducing or inferring.
 noun (n.) Act of deducting or taking away; subtraction; as, the deduction of the subtrahend from the minuend.
 noun (n.) That which is deduced or drawn from premises by a process of reasoning; an inference; a conclusion.
 noun (n.) That which is deducted; the part taken away; abatement; as, a deduction from the yearly rent.

deduplicationnoun (n.) The division of that which is morphologically one organ into two or more, as the division of an organ of a plant into a pair or cluster.

defalcationnoun (n.) A lopping off; a diminution; abatement; deficit. Specifically: Reduction of a claim by deducting a counterclaim; set- off.
 noun (n.) That which is lopped off, diminished, or abated.
 noun (n.) An abstraction of money, etc., by an officer or agent having it in trust; an embezzlement.

defamationnoun (n.) Act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another; slander; detraction; calumny; aspersion.

defatigationnoun (n.) Weariness; fatigue.

defecationnoun (n.) The act of separating from impurities, as lees or dregs; purification.
 noun (n.) The act or process of voiding excrement.

defectionnoun (n.) Act of abandoning a person or cause to which one is bound by allegiance or duty, or to which one has attached himself; desertion; failure in duty; a falling away; apostasy; backsliding.

defedationnoun (n.) The act of making foul; pollution.

defibrinationnoun (n.) The act or process of depriving of fibrin.

defigurationnoun (n.) Disfiguration; mutilation.

defiliationnoun (n.) Abstraction of a child from its parents.

definitionnoun (n.) The act of defining; determination of the limits; as, a telescope accurate in definition.
 noun (n.) Act of ascertaining and explaining the signification; a description of a thing by its properties; an explanation of the meaning of a word or term; as, the definition of "circle;" the definition of "wit;" an exact definition; a loose definition.
 noun (n.) Description; sort.
 noun (n.) An exact enunciation of the constituents which make up the logical essence.
 noun (n.) Distinctness or clearness, as of an image formed by an optical instrument; precision in detail.

deflagrationnoun (n.) A burning up; conflagration.
 noun (n.) The act or process of deflagrating.

deflectionnoun (n.) The act of turning aside, or state of being turned aside; a turning from a right line or proper course; a bending, esp. downward; deviation.
 noun (n.) The deviation of a shot or ball from its true course.
 noun (n.) A deviation of the rays of light toward the surface of an opaque body; inflection; diffraction.
 noun (n.) The bending which a beam or girder undergoes from its own weight or by reason of a load.

deflectionizationnoun (n.) The act of freeing from inflections.

deflexionnoun (n.) See Deflection.

deflorationnoun (n.) The act of deflouring; as, the defloration of a virgin.
 noun (n.) That which is chosen as the flower or choicest part; careful culling or selection.

defluxionnoun (n.) A discharge or flowing of humors or fluid matter, as from the nose in catarrh; -- sometimes used synonymously with inflammation.

defoedationnoun (n.) Defedation.

defoliationnoun (n.) The separation of ripened leaves from a branch or stem; the falling or shedding of the leaves.

deforciationnoun (n.) Same as Deforcement, n.

deformationnoun (n.) The act of deforming, or state of anything deformed.
 noun (n.) Transformation; change of shape.

defraudationnoun (n.) The act of defrauding; a taking by fraud.

defunctionnoun (n.) Death.

degenerationnoun (n.) The act or state of growing worse, or the state of having become worse; decline; degradation; debasement; degeneracy; deterioration.
 noun (n.) That condition of a tissue or an organ in which its vitality has become either diminished or perverted; a substitution of a lower for a higher form of structure; as, fatty degeneration of the liver.
 noun (n.) A gradual deterioration, from natural causes, of any class of animals or plants or any particular organ or organs; hereditary degradation of type.
 noun (n.) The thing degenerated.

deglutinationnoun (n.) The act of ungluing.

deglutitionnoun (n.) The act or process of swallowing food; the power of swallowing.

degradationnoun (n.) The act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing; a lowering from one's standing or rank in office or society; diminution; as, the degradation of a peer, a knight, a general, or a bishop.
 noun (n.) The state of being reduced in rank, character, or reputation; baseness; moral, physical, or intellectual degeneracy; disgrace; abasement; debasement.
 noun (n.) Diminution or reduction of strength, efficacy, or value; degeneration; deterioration.
 noun (n.) A gradual wearing down or wasting, as of rocks and banks, by the action of water, frost etc.
 noun (n.) The state or condition of a species or group which exhibits degraded forms; degeneration.
 noun (n.) Arrest of development, or degeneration of any organ, or of the body as a whole.

degravationadjective (a.) The act of making heavy.

degustationnoun (n.) Tasting; the appreciation of sapid qualities by the taste organs.

dehonestationnoun (n.) A dishonoring; disgracing.

dehortationnoun (n.) Dissuasion; advice against something.

dehydrationnoun (n.) The act or process of freeing from water; also, the condition of a body from which the water has been removed.

dehydrogenationnoun (n.) The act or process of freeing from hydrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of hydrogen.

deificationnoun (n.) The act of deifying; exaltation to divine honors; apotheosis; excessive praise.

dejectionnoun (n.) A casting down; depression.
 noun (n.) The act of humbling or abasing one's self.
 noun (n.) Lowness of spirits occasioned by grief or misfortune; mental depression; melancholy.
 noun (n.) A low condition; weakness; inability.
 noun (n.) The discharge of excrement.
 noun (n.) Faeces; excrement.

dejerationnoun (n.) The act of swearing solemnly.

delacerationnoun (n.) A tearing in pieces.

delacrymationnoun (n.) An involuntary discharge of watery humors from the eyes; wateriness of the eyes.

delactationnoun (n.) The act of weaning.

delaminationnoun (n.) Formation and separation of laminae or layers; one of the methods by which the various blastodermic layers of the ovum are differentiated.

delapsationnoun (n.) See Delapsion.

delapsionnoun (n.) A falling down, or out of place; prolapsion.

delassationnoun (n.) Fatigue.

delationnoun (n.) Conveyance.
 noun (n.) Accusation by an informer.

delectationnoun (n.) Great pleasure; delight.

delegationnoun (n.) The act of delegating, or investing with authority to act for another; the appointment of a delegate or delegates.
 noun (n.) One or more persons appointed or chosen, and commissioned to represent others, as in a convention, in Congress, etc.; the collective body of delegates; as, the delegation from Massachusetts; a deputation.
 noun (n.) A kind of novation by which a debtor, to be liberated from his creditor, gives him a third person, who becomes obliged in his stead to the creditor, or to the person appointed by him.

deletionnoun (n.) Act of deleting, blotting out, or erasing; destruction.

delibationnoun (n.) Act of tasting; a slight trial.

deliberationnoun (n.) The act of deliberating, or of weighing and examining the reasons for and against a choice or measure; careful consideration; mature reflection.
 noun (n.) Careful discussion and examination of the reasons for and against a measure; as, the deliberations of a legislative body or council.

delibrationnoun (n.) The act of stripping off the bark.

deligationnoun (n.) A binding up; a bandaging.