Denyingly to Dependence
(De*ny"ing*ly), adv. In the manner of one denies a request. Tennyson.
(De`ob*struct") v. t. To remove obstructions or impediments in; to clear from anything that
hinders the passage of fluids; as, to deobstruct the pores or lacteals. Arbuthnot.
(De*ob"stru*ent) a. (Med.) Removing obstructions; having power to clear or open the
natural ducts of the fluids and secretions of the body; aperient. n. (Med.) A medicine which removes
obstructions; an aperient.
(De"o*dand`) n. [LL. deodandum, fr. L. Deo dandum to be given to God.] (Old Eng. Law)
A personal chattel which had caused the death of a person, and for that reason was given to God, that
is, forfeited to the crown, to be applied to pious uses, and distributed in alms by the high almoner. Thus,
if a cart ran over a man and killed him, it was forfeited as a deodand.
Deodands are unknown in American law, and in 1846 were abolished in England.
(De`o*dar") n. [Native name, fr. Skr. devadaru, prop., timber of the gods.] (Bot.) A kind of
cedar growing in India, highly valued for its size and beauty as well as for its timber, and also grown in
England as an ornamental tree.
(De"o*date`) n. [L. Deo to God (Deus God) + datum thing given.] A gift or offering to God.
Wherein that blessed widow's deodate was laid up.Hooker.
(De*o"dor*ant) n. A deodorizer.
(De*o`dor*i*za"tion) n. The act of depriving of odor, especially of offensive odors resulting
(De*o"dor*ize) v. t. To deprive of odor, especially of such as results from impurities.
(De*o"dor*i`zer) n. He who, or that which, deodorizes; esp., an agent that destroys offensive
(De*on"er*ate) v. t. [L. deoneratus, p. p. of deonerare. See Onerate.] To unload; to
disburden. [Obs.] Cockeram.
(De*on`to*log"ic*al) a. Pertaining to deontology.
(De`on*tol"o*gist) n. One versed in deontology.
(De`on*tol"o*gy) n. [Gr. gen. necessity, obligation (p. neut. of it is necessary) + - logy.]
The science which relates to duty or moral obligation. J. Bentham.
(De`o*per"cu*late) a. (Bot.) Having the lid removed; said of the capsules of mosses.
(De*op"pi*late) v. t. To free from obstructions; to clear a passage through. [Obs.] Boyle.
(De*op`pi*la"tion) n. Removal of whatever stops up the passages. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
(De*op"pi*la*tive) a. & n. (Med.) Deobstruent; aperient. [Obs.] Harvey.
(De*or`di*na"tion) n. [LL. deordinatio depraved morality.] Disorder; dissoluteness. [Obs.]
Excess of riot and deordination.Jer. Taylor.