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DISANNUL, dis-an-nul', _v.t._ to annul completely.--_ns._ DISANNUL'LER; DISANNUL'MENT, DISANNUL'LING.

DISANOINT, dis-a-noint', _v.t._ to undo the anointing or consecration of.

DISAPPARAL, dis-ap-par'el, _v.t._ to disrobe.

DISAPPEAR, dis-ap-p[=e]r', _v.i._ to vanish from sight.--_n._ DISAPPEAR'ANCE, a ceasing to appear: removal from sight, flight, secret withdrawal.

DISAPPOINT, dis-ap-point', _v.t._ to frustrate of what is appointed: to deprive one of what he expected.--_p.adjs._ DISAPPOINT'ED, balked: frustrated: (_Shak._) unprepared or ill-prepared; DISAPPOINT'ING, causing disappointment.--_n._ DISAPPOINT'MENT, the defeat of one's hopes: frustration: the vexation accompanying failure. [O. Fr.

_desapointer_--_des_ = L. _dis_, away, and _apointer_, to appoint. See APPOINT.]

DISAPPROBATION, dis-ap-prob-[=a]'shun, _n._ censure: dislike.--_adjs._ DISAP'PROB[=A]TIVE, DISAP'PROB[=A]TRY.

DISAPPROPRIATE, dis-ap-pr[=o]'pri-[=a]t, _v.t._ to take away from that to which anything has been appropriated.--_adj._ deprived of appropriation.

DISAPPROVE, dis-a-pr[=oo]v', _v.t._ to give an unfavourable opinion of, to regard as bad or blameworthy (usually followed with _of_): to reject.--_n._ DISAPPROV'AL.--_adv._ DISAPPROV'INGLY.

DISARM, diz-arm', _v.t._ to deprive of arms: to render defenceless: to quell: to deprive of the power to hurt: to reduce to a peace footing.--_v.i._ to disband troops, reduce national armaments to a peace footing.--_n._ DISARM'AMENT. [O. Fr. _desarmer_, _des_--L. _dis-_, neg., _armer_, to arm.]

DISARRANGE, dis-ar-r[=a]nj', _v.t._ to undo the arrangement of: to disorder: to derange.--_n._ DISARRANGE'MENT.

DISARRAY, dis-ar-r[=a]', _v.t._ to break the array of: to throw into disorder: to strip of array or dress.--_n._ want of array or order: undress. [O. Fr. _desarroi_, _des_--L. _dis_, away, _arroi_. See ARRAY.]

DISARTICULATE, dis-ar-tik'[=u]l-[=a]t, _v.t._ to separate the joints of.--_n._ DISARTICUL[=A]'TION.

DISASSOCIATE, dis-as-s[=o]'shi-[=a]t, _v.t._ to disconnect things associated: to dissociate.--_n._ DISASSOCI[=A]'TION.

DISASTER, diz-as't[.e]r, _n._ an adverse or unfortunate event: a great and sudden misfortune: calamity.--_adj._ DISAS'TROUS, calamitous, ruinous: gloomy, foreboding disaster.--_adv._ DISAS'TROUSLY. [O. Fr. _desastre_, _des_--L. _dis_, with evil sense, _astre_--L. _astrum_, a star, destiny.]

DISATTACH, dis-a-tach', _v.t._ to undo what is attached.--_n._ DISATTACH'MENT.

DISATTIRE, dis-at-t[=i]r', _v.t._ to divest of attire or dress: (_Spens._) to undress.

DISATTUNE, dis-at-t[=u]n', _v.t._ to put out of harmony.

DISAUTHORISE, dis-aw'thor-[=i]z, _v.t._ to deprive of authority.

DISAVENTURE (_Spens._) = disadventure.

DISAVOUCH, dis-a-vowch', _v.t._ to disavow.

DISAVOW, dis-a-vow', _v.t._ to disclaim knowledge of, sanction of, or connection with: to disown: to deny.--_n._ DISAVOW'AL. [O. Fr. _desavouer_, _des_--L. _dis_, away, _avouer_, to avow.]

DISBAND, dis-band', _v.t._ to break up a band: to disperse, esp. of troops.--_v.i._ to break up.--_n._ DISBAND'MENT. [O. Fr. _desbander_, _des_--L. _dis_, neg., _bander_.]

DISBAR, dis-bar', _v.t._ to expel a barrister from the bar.

DISBARK, dis-bark', _v.t._ to land from a ship: to disembark. [O. Fr.

_desbarquer_, _des_--L. _dis_, neg., _barque_, bark.]

DISBARK, dis-bark', _v.t._ to strip of bark, to bark.

DISBELIEVE, dis-be-l[=e]v', _v.t._ to refuse belief or credit to: to deny the truth of, esp. of religious dogmas.--_ns._ DISBELIEF'; DISBELIEV'ER.

DISBENCH, dis-bensh', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to drive from a bench or seat: to deprive of the privilege of a bencher (e.g. in the Inns of Court).

DISBEND, dis-bend', _v.t._ to unbend.

DISBLOOM, dis-bl[=oo]m', _v.t._ to deprive of bloom or blossoms.

DISBODIED, dis-bod'id, _adj._ disembodied.

DISBOSOM, dis-booz'um, _v.t._ to make known, reveal.

DISBOWEL, dis-bow'el, _v.t._ (_fig._) to disembowel:--_pr.p._ disbow'elling; _pa.p._ disbow'elled.

DISBRANCH, dis-bransh', _v.t._ to break off, as a branch from a tree: to sever.

DISBUD, dis-bud', _v.t._ to deprive of buds or shoots.

DISBURDEN, dis-bur'dn, DISBURTHEN, dis-bur'_th_n, _v.t._ to unburden or rid of a burden: to free.

DISBURSE, dis-burs', _v.t._ to pay out.--_n._ DISBURSE'MENT, a paying out: that which is paid out. [O. Fr. _desbourser_, _des_--L. _dis_, apart, and _bourse_, a purse.]

DISC, DISK, disk, _n._ the face of a round plate, any flat, round object: the face of a celestial body: (_bot._) the flat surface of an organ, as a leaf, any flat, round growth.--_adjs._ DISC'AL; DISCIF'EROUS; DISCIFL[=O]'RAL; DIS'CIFORM. [L. _discus_--Gr. _diskos_, a round plate, a quoit--_dikein_, to cast. See DESK, DISH.]

DISCAGE, dis-k[=a]j', _v.t._ to take out of a cage.

DISCALCED, dis-kalsd', _adj._ without shoes, barefooted, a term for a branch of the Carmelite order. [L. _discalce[=a]tus_--_dis_, neg., and _calce[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_, to shoe, _calceus_, a shoe--_calx_, the heel.]

DISCANDY, dis-kan'di, _v.i._ (_Shak._) to dissolve or melt from a state of being candied.

DISCANT, dis'kant. Same as DESCANT.

DISCAPACITATE, dis-ka-pas'i-t[=a]t, _v.t._ to incapacitate.

DISCARD, dis-kard, _v.t._ and _v.i._ to throw away, as not needed or not allowed by the game, said of cards: in whist, to throw down a (useless) card of another suit when one cannot follow suit and cannot or will not trump: to cast off: to discharge: to reject.--_n._ the act of discarding: the card or cards thrown out of the hand.--_n._ DISCARD'MENT.

DISCASE, dis-k[=a]s', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to remove a case or covering from, to undress.

DISCEPT, dis-ept', _v.i._ (_Browning_) to dispute, debate.--_n._ DISCEPT[=A]'TION.--_adj._ DISCEPT[=A]'TIOUS.--_n._ DISCEPT[=A]'TOR.--_adj._ DISCEPTAT[=O]'RIAL. [L. _disceptare_, _-[=a]tum_, to contend.]

DISCERN, diz-[.e]rn', _v.t._ to distinguish clearly by the eye or understanding: to judge (sometimes with _between_).--_n._ DISCERN'ER.--_adj._ DISCERN'IBLE.--_adv._ DISCERN'IBLY.--_p.adj._ DISCERN'ING, discriminating, acute.--_n._ DISCERN'MENT, power or faculty of discriminating: judgment: acuteness. [L. _discernUere_--_dis_, thoroughly, and _cern[)e]re_, to sift, perceive.]

DISCERP, di-serp', _v.t._ to separate.--_n._ DISCERPIBIL'ITY, capability of being disunited.--_adjs._ DISCERP'IBLE, DISCERP'TIBLE.--_n._ DISCERP'TION.--_adj._ DISCERP'TIVE. [L. _discerp[)e]re_, to tear in pieces.]

DISCHARGE, dis-charj', _v.t._ to free from a load or charge: to unload or remove the cargo: to set free: to acquit: to dismiss: to fire, as a gun: to let out or emit: to perform, as duties: to pay, as an account.--_n._ act of discharging: unloading: acquittance: dismissal: a flowing out: payment: performance: that which is discharged.--_n._ DISCHARG'ER. [O. Fr.

_descharger_--_des_, apart, and _charger_, to load.]

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