TODAY'S VOCABULARY LESSON
What does the prefix "de-", which you find in the words decaffeinated or derail, mean?
Our inexpensive dictionary says: "away from; also to form a word reversing or undoing an action, such as decentralized or decoded."
With that in mind, here are some new words (and their meanings) to help improve your vocabulary:
Debarked–successful dog voice training
Debased–a downsized military
Deranged–cattle in pens
Degraded–pass/fail (not to be confused with "detested" = auditing a course)
Devoted–ignored all of the candidates
Denominated–Forbes, Lamar, et al.
Designed–deaf person's cold shoulder
Decal–U.S. after the "big one"
Decadence–ain't got rhythm
Debasement–home on a slab
Deducted–no air conditioning
Deliver–goose sans pate