8a276cdabf9a10d4947740008b76655333cdf4b4.jpgDarn it and Dog-gone! The Dreaded D’s that debilitate with depression and despair are Doubt, Distrust, Discouragement, and Deception! Ah, but a dreary discovery is the demons and despots of these diabolical D’s…

dissension.: partisan and contentious quarreling

disagreement: the state of being at variance

division: the condition or an instance of being divided in opinion or interest : DISAGREEMENT, DISUNITY

divorce 1 : the action or an instance of legally dissolving a marriage 2 : SEPARATION, SEVERANCE :the act or process of severing : the state of being severed ,to remove (as a part) by or as if by cutting

detrimental: obviously harmful : DAMAGING (INJURY)1 a : to do an injustice to : WRONG b : to harm, impair, or tarnish the standing of c : to give pain to <injure a person's pride>

2 a : to inflict bodily hurt on b : to impair the soundness of c : to inflict material damage or loss on

dynamic.1 also dy·nam·i·cal [[file:/E:/Documents/CHEER/Devos/Damnable Ds.doc|javascript:popWin('/cgi-bin/audio.pl?dynami02.wav=dynamical')]][[file:/E:/Documents/CHEER/Devos/Damnable Ds.doc|javascript:popWin('/cgi-bin/audio.pl?dynami02.wav=dynamical')]]/-mi-k&l/ a : of or relating to physical force or energy b : of or relating to dynamics
2 a : marked by usually continuous and productive activity or change <a dynamic city> b : ENERGETIC, FORCEFUL <a dynamic personality>
3 of random-access memory : requiring periodic refreshment of charge in order to retain data

deliberation: 1 a : the act of deliberating b : a discussion and consideration by a group of persons of the reasons for and against a measure
2 : the quality or state of being deliberate

discretion: 2 : to describe, portray, or set forth with accuracy or in detail <delineate a character in the story> <delineate the steps to be taken by the government>

discrimination :1 a : the act of discriminating b : the process by which two stimuli differing in some aspect are responded to differently
2 : the quality or power of finely distinguishing
3 a : the act, practice, or an instance of discriminating categorically rather than individually

discernment: 1 : the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is obscure : skill in discerning
2 : an act of discerning
synonyms DISCERNMENT, DISCRIMINATION, PERCEPTION, PENETRATION, INSIGHT, [[file:/E:/Documents/CHEER/Devos/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=acumen |ACUMEN ]]mean a power to see what is not evident to the average mind. [[file:/E:/Documents/CHEER/Devos/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=discernment |DISCERNMENT ]]
stresses accuracy (as in reading character or motives or appreciating art) <the discernment to know true friends>. [[file:/E:/Documents/CHEER/Devos/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=discrimination |DISCRIMINATION ]]stresses the power to distinguish and select what is true or appropriate or excellent <the discrimination that develops through listening to a lot of great music>. [[file:/E:/Documents/CHEER/Devos/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=perception |PERCEPTION ]]implies quick and often sympathetic discernment (as of shades of feeling) <a novelist of keen perception into human motives>. [[file:/E:/Documents/CHEER/Devos/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=penetration |PENETRATION ]]implies a searching mind that goes beyond what is obvious or superficial <lacks the penetration to see the scorn beneath their friendly smiles>. [[file:/E:/Documents/CHEER/Devos/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=insight |INSIGHT ]]suggests depth of discernment coupled with understanding sympathy <a documentary providing insight into the plight of the homeless>. [[file:/E:/Documents/CHEER/Devos/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=acumen |ACUMEN ]]implies characteristic penetration combined with keen practical judgment <a director of reliable box-office acumen>.

Deferment: the act of delaying or postponing;

Deference: respect and esteem due a superior or an elder;
also : affected or ingratiating regard for another's wishes
synonym see HONOR
- in deference to : in consideration of

democracy:1 b : a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections
4 : the common people especially when constituting the source of political authority
5 : the absence of hereditary or arbitrary class distinctions or privileges

delineate: 2 : to describe, portray, or set forth with accuracy or in detail <
delineate a character in the story> <delineate// the steps to be taken by the government>