(De*ni"ance) n. Denial. [Obs.] E. Hall.
(De*ni"er) n. One who denies; as, a denier of a fact, or of the faith, or of Christ.
(||De*nier") n. [F. denier, fr. L. denarius a Roman silver coin orig. equiv. to ten asses, later,
a copper, fr. deni ten by ten, fr. the root of decem ten; akin to E. ten. See Ten, and cf. Denary,
Dinar.] A small copper coin of insignificant value.
My dukedom to a beggarly denier.Shak.
(Den"i*grate) v. t. [L. denigrare; de- + nigrare to blacken, niger black.]
1. To blacken thoroughly; to make very black. Boyle.
2. Fig.: To blacken or sully; to defame. [R.]
To denigrate the memory of Voltaire.Morley.
(Den`i*gra"tion) n. [L. denigratio.]
1. The act of making black. Boyle.
2. Fig.: A blackening; defamation.
The vigorous denigration of science.Morley.
(Den"i*gra`tor) n. One who, or that which, blackens.
(Den"im) n. [Of uncertain origin.] A coarse cotton drilling used for overalls, etc.
(Den`i*tra"tion) n. [Pref. de- + nitrate.] A disengaging, or removal, of nitric acid.
(De*ni`tri*fi*ca"tion) n. The act or process of freeing from nitrogen; also, the condition
resulting from the removal of nitrogen.
(De*ni"tri*fy) v. t. [Pref. de- + nitrogen + -fy.] To deprive of, or free from, nitrogen.
(Den`i*za"tion) n. The act of making one a denizen or adopted citizen; naturalization. Hallam.
(De*nize") v. t. To make a denizen; to confer the rights of citizenship upon; to naturalize. [Obs.]
There was a private act made for denizing the children of Richard Hills.Strype.
(Den"i*zen) n. [OF. denzein, deinzein, prop., one living (a city or country); opposed to forain
foreign, and fr. denz within, F. dans, fr. L. de intus, prop., from within, intus being from in in. See
In, and cf. Foreign.]
1. A dweller; an inhabitant. "Denizens of air." Pope.
Denizens of their own free, independent state.Sir W. Scott.
2. One who is admitted by favor to all or a part of the rights of citizenship, where he did not possess
them by birth; an adopted or naturalized citizen.