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1628 Nouns That End With D

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abfarad a capacitance unit equal to one billion farads -
absurd a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless the absurd
acarid very small free-living arachnid that is parasitic on animals or plants; related to ticks -
accord harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters agreement
accord concurrence of opinion conformity, accordance
accord a written agreement between two states or sovereigns pact, treaty
accord sympathetic compatibility -
accused a defendant in a criminal proceeding -
acetanilid a solid odourless chemical of leaf or flake-like appearance; used in rubber accelerator, dye, and camphor synthesis; metabolised to paracetamol (acetaminophen) phenylacetamide, acetanilide
acid any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt -
acid street name for lysergic acid diethylamide Zen, dose, dot, pane, Elvis, window pane, superman, back breaker, battery-acid, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, loony toons
acridid grasshopper with short antennae short-horned grasshopper
actinoid any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103 actinide, actinon
actinopod protozoa having stiff rodlike radiating pseudopods -
ad a public promotion of some product or service advertising, advert, advertisement, advertizement, advertizing
addend a number that is added to another number (the augend) -
addlehead a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought loon, addle-head, birdbrain
adelgid any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers -
adenoid a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx) pharyngeal tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla adenoidea, tonsilla pharyngealis, Luschka's tonsil
adulthood the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed maturity
adulthood the state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity -
afterworld the place where you are after you die -
agamid a lizard of the family Agamidae agamid lizard
aged people who are old collectively elderly
agueweed gentian of eastern North America having clusters of bristly blue flowers Gentiana quinquefolia, Gentianella quinquefolia, stiff gentian, ague weed, five-flowered gentian
agueweed perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine Eupatorium perfoliatum, boneset, thoroughwort
aid a person or thing that is a resource that helps make something easier or possible to do help, assistance
aid the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose help, assist, assistance
aid gift of money or other material help to support a person or cause assistance, economic aid, economic assistance, financial aid, financial assistance
aid the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something care, attention, tending
airfield a place where planes take off and land field, flying field, landing field
airhead a flighty scatterbrained simpleton -
airhead a bridgehead seized by airborne troops -
airspeed the speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying -
albuminoid a simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye scleroprotein
alidad surveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments alidade
alidad surveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles alidade
alkaloid natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants -
alkyd a durable synthetic resin widely used in adhesives and paints alkyd resin
allgood European plant naturalized in North America; often collected from the wild as a potherb wild spinach, good-king-henry, Chenopodium bonus-henricus, fat hen
almond small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California Prunus amygdalus, Prunus dulcis, sweet almond, Amygdalus communis
almond oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree -
ambystomid small to moderate-sized terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander ambystomid salamander
ammonoid one of the coiled chambered fossil shells of extinct mollusks ammonite
ampersand a punctuation mark (&) used to represent conjunction (and) -
amphidiploid (genetics) an organism or cell having a diploid set of chromosomes from each parent -
amphipod a kind of malacostracan crustacean -
amygdaloid volcanic rock in which rounded cavities formed by expanding gas have subsequently become filled with mineral deposits -
amyloid a non-nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch; any substance resembling starch -
amyloid (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue -
analysand a person undergoing psychoanalysis -
anapsid primitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull; all extinct except turtles anapsid reptile
anaspid extinct small freshwater jawless fish usually having a heterocercal tail and an armored head; of the Silurian and Devonian -
andrenid a bee that is a member of the genus Andrena mining bee, andrena
android an automaton that resembles a human being humanoid, mechanical man
android An operating system from Google for mobile devices -
aneroid a barometer that measures pressure without using fluids aneroid barometer
aniseed liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors anise, anise seed
annelid worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally segmented worm, annelid worm
antacid an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach) gastric antacid, alkaliser, alkalizer, antiacid
antbird any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms ant bird
antherozoid a motile male gamete of a plant such as an alga or fern or gymnosperm spermatozoid
anthropoid person who resembles a nonhuman primate ape
anthropoid any member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids -
antiacid an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach) gastric antacid, alkaliser, alkalizer, antacid
aoudad wild sheep of northern Africa maned sheep, Ammotragus lervia, arui, audad, Barbary sheep
apartheid a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa -
aphid any of various small plant-sucking insects -
applewood wood of any of various apple trees of the genus Malus -
arachnid air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs arachnoid
arachnoid the middle of the 3 meninges arachnoid membrane
arachnoid air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs arachnid
archiannelid small primitive marine worm lacking external segmentation and resembling polychaete larvae -
arcsecond a 60th part of a minute of arc second
arctiid stout-bodied broad-winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings; larvae are hairy caterpillars arctiid moth
ard a simple light plough without a mouldboard. scratch plough, ard plough
argasid tick lacking a dorsal shield and having mouth parts on the under side of the head soft tick
armband worn around arm as identification or to indicate mourning -
armband a band worn around the upper arm -
armguard a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports bracer
aroid any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe arum
arrowhead the pointed head or striking tip of an arrow -
arthropod invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin -
arytaenoid either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached arytenoid, arytenoid cartilage
arytenoid either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached arytaenoid, arytenoid cartilage
asclepiad any plant of the family Asclepiadaceae -
asteroid any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter) -
athodyd a simple type of jet engine; must be launched at high speed ramjet, ramjet engine, atherodyde, flying drainpipe
attosecond one quintillionth (10^-18) of a second; one thousandth of a femtosecond -
audad wild sheep of northern Africa maned sheep, Ammotragus lervia, aoudad, arui, Barbary sheep
augend a number to which another number (the addend) is added -
autacoid any physiologically active internal secretion especially one of uncertain classification autocoid
autocoid any physiologically active internal secretion especially one of uncertain classification autacoid
award a grant made by a law court awarding
award a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction honor, honour, accolade, laurels
award something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery prize
axseed European herb resembling vetch; naturalized in the eastern United States; having umbels of pink-and-white flowers and sharp-angled pods Coronilla varia, crown vetch
babyhood the early stage of growth or development infancy, early childhood
babyhood the earliest state of immaturity infancy
bachelorhood the time of a man's life prior to marriage -
bachelorhood the state of being an unmarried man -
backband a broad band that passes over the back of a horse and supports the shafts of a vehicle -
backbend an acrobatic feat in which the trunk is bent backward from a standing position until the hands touch the floor -
backboard a raised vertical board with basket attached; used to play basketball basketball backboard
backboard a board used to support the back of someone or something -
backfield the offensive football players who line up behind the linemen -
background a person's social heritage: previous experience or training -
background the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground ground
background information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem background knowledge
background extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured background signal
background relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation -
background the state of the environment in which a situation exists setting, scope
background (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear desktop, screen background
background scenery hung at back of stage backcloth, backdrop
backhand a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke backhand shot, backhand stroke
backsword a stick used instead of a sword for fencing singlestick, fencing stick
backsword a sword with only one cutting edge -
backyard the grounds in back of a house -
bacteroid a rodlike bacterium (especially any of the rod-shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen-fixing plants) -
bad that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency badness
baffled people who are frustrated and perplexed -
baldhead a person whose head is bald or shaved skin, baldpate, skinhead, baldy
ballad a narrative song with a recurrent refrain lay
ballad a narrative poem of popular origin lay
band an unofficial association of people or groups lot, set, circle
band instrumentalists not including string players -
band a stripe or stripes of contrasting color banding, stria, striation
band an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material stripe, banding
band a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing dance band, dance orchestra
band a range of frequencies between two limits -
band a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body) -
band a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure isthmus
band jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger ring
band a driving belt in machinery -
band a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration -
band a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration) ring
band a restraint put around something to hold it together -
bandstand a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air stand, outdoor stage
bard a lyric poet -
bard an ornamental caparison for a horse -
barmaid a female bartender -
barnyard a yard adjoining a barn -
baseboard a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor mopboard, skirting board
basswood soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork linden
basswood any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber lime, lime tree, linden, linden tree