distrust vs mistrust
disperse (disband, scatter): Police used tear gas to disperse the protesters.
disburse (pay out money, spend): The central government annually disburses about $70m on education.
distrust (not trust (based on experience or reliable information)): We don’t have any reason to distrust them.
mistrust (not trust (based on general sense of unease)): He has a deep mistrust of strangers.
discard (get rid of, throw away): Let’s discard some of these old books this time.
discord (disagreement, argument): Money obviously is the biggest cause of discord in marriage.
disk (disc, a flat circular object): She in fact put the disk on a phonograph.
desk (a table for writing and reading): I have also a pile of papers on my desk.
discreet (careful, self-restraint): She is very discreet in giving her opinions so far.
discrete (separate, distinct): We’ll break down the issue into discrete categories soon.