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Flashcards in 141-160 Deck (20):
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Elusive

Evasive or hard o pin down

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Eminent

Distinguished as being above others by birth

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Emulate

Stive to equal

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Encroach

Gradually invade someone's property

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Enervate

Sap the strength and energy of

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Engender

To cause to develop

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Enormity

Immensity

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Equanimity

Composure

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Equivocal

Ambiguous

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Erudite

Scholarly or learned

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Espouse

To take up a cause

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Etiology

Science or description of causes

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Euphemism

Inoffensive expression substituted for one that might offend

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Exacerbate

To aggravate

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Exemplify

To serve as an example

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Exigency

Emergency

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Expatriate

To renounce allegiance to ones home land

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Extol

To sing praises of

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Exude

To give off

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Elucidate

To explain or make clear