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detritivore

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: an organism (as an earthworm) that feeds on dead or decomposing matter
    Example Sentence: This fungus is a detritivore.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Michigan, USA on 12/17/2007 11:29

detrivore

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: an organism that eats dead things
    Example Sentence: A vulture is a detrivore.
    Submitted by: Liz from OR, USA on 12/13/2010 06:34

devast

  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to destroy utterly leaving a vacant or empty space
    Example Sentence: The world was devasted by the bomb and turned into a no man's land.
    Submitted by: Jaz from Arizona on 04/18/2012 07:24

devastvivously

  1. Function: adverb
    Definition: in confusing or unclear language that creates misunderstandings
    Example Sentence: The man gave directions devastvivously to the lost driver.
    Submitted by: Dean from England on 05/07/2008 07:52

deverence

  1. Function: interjection
    Definition: a deep sorrow: an overwhelming sadness: despair: darkness
    Example Sentence: The evil was a deverence.
    Submitted by: Alex from Indiana on 11/08/2014 05:55

deviomerchantilism

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: the trick of getting people to buy things by showing them fake things
    Word History: merchantilism + devious
    Example Sentence: Many merchants use deviomerchantilism to get people to buy their products.
    Submitted by: Yongkoo from Virginia, USA on 04/18/2008 05:05

devo

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a nickname for a devoted father
    Example Sentence: Devo will be home for work soon.
    Submitted by: Kyle from Michigan, USA on 06/25/2008 07:30

devolution

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: the act of devolving: degeneration through gradual change
    Example Sentence: The devolution of power becomes rarer by the day.
    Submitted by: Talia from Ohio, USA on 10/14/2007 12:22

devuck

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a bad person who has good luck
    Example Sentence: The devuck won the card game.
    Submitted by: Bah from TX, USA on 11/10/2009 04:15

dewhipafy

  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to undo the fluffiness of something whipped up
    Example Sentence: Don't stir the whipped cream or you will dewhipafy it.
    Submitted by: Savannah from North Carolina on 01/20/2010 04:25