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Vocabulary WordsMeanings
detectto find out or discover, to bring to light
determineto settle or decide; to make up your mind to do something
detestto hate very much
developto grow gradually, as a puppy develops into a dog, or a bud develops into a flower
devilan evil spirit. The word is often used to describe a wicked or cruel person
dewdrops of moisture which cover the ground in the very early morning
diagonala line drawn from one corner of something to the opposite corner
diagrama plan or drawing to show what a thing is, or how it works
dialthe flat round part of something with numbers on it, like a clock, a watch or a telephone
dialecta special way of speaking a language in one part of a country
dialoguea conversation between tow or more person
diametera straight line drawn from one side of a circle to the other, passing through the centre
diamonda very hard colourless precious stone which sparkles
diarya book in which you write down what you do from day to day
dicea pair of small cubes with different numbers of spots on each side. They are used in games like ludo and snakes and ladders
dictionchoice of words, style, mode of expression
dictionarya book which tells you the meanings of words and how to spell them
dieto stop living or to come an end. The same word also means one of a pair of dice
diesel enginean engine that burns a special kind of oil
differto be unlike; to disagree
differencewhat makes something not like something else
differentnot the same
difficulthard to do or to understand
digto make a hole in the ground
diga four-legged animal which is often kept as a pet
dignifiedacting in a serious manner
dignitarya person of high rank or office
digressto deviate, depart from the main subject
dimnot bright
dimplea little hollow, usually in your cheek or chin
dinloud noise, usually going on for a long time
dineto eat dinner
dingydull and dirty looking
dinnerthe main meal of the day
dinosaura very large reptile that lived millions and millions of years ago
dipto go in and out of something quickly. You dip your spoon into a bowl of soup
diplomacyskill in securing advantages
diredreadful; terrible
directstraight; the quickest or shortest way. The same word also means to show someone the way
directionthe way something goes, such as a road going north, south, east or west
dirtmud, soil or earth
dirtynot clean; in need of washing
disabilitywant of ability in competence
disagreeto have a different opinion about something
disappearto go away very quickly; to vanish
disappointto find that things are not as you had hoped they would be. When you do not win a game you may be disappointed
disappointmentfailure of expectations or intention
disastera calamity; a great misfortune
discanything which is round and flat, such as a gramophone record
disciplea flower or pupil

Learning Competency

Modal auxiliaries Vs Primary auxiliaries
Primary auxiliaries are be, do, have. They are used to form tenses and to frame short answers.
Modal auxiliaries are will, would, may, might, shall, should, can, could, must, dare, need, used, ought. They are used to express moods.