1. Decent is an adjective that means fitting, appropriate or in good taste. To pronounce the word, stress the first syllable to make a strong (long) "e" sound.
2. Descent is a noun that means a decline or the act of moving downward. The verb is descend. To pronounce
3. Dissent as a verb means to disagree or to differ in opinion. To pronounce this verb, stress the first syllable and relax the second.Dissent as a noun means an opposition or disagreement. To pronounce the noun form, relax the first and stress the second syllable.
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