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Eligible

Able to be chosen for something

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Elite

People who have the most wealth and status in a society

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Embezzle

To steal money you've been trusted with

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Entrepreneur

Person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money

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Con

Final section or a book, play, or composition

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Eon

Indefinitely long period of time

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Epilogue

Final section of a book, play, or composition

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Espionage

Things that are done to find out secrets from enemies; spying

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Esprit de corps

Feelings of loyalty, enthusiasm, and devotion to a group

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Euphemism

Mild or pleasant word or phrase used instead of one that is unpleasant r

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Euphoria

Feeling of great happiness and excitement

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Evoke

To bring a memory, feeling, image into mind

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Evolve

Change or develop slowly often into a more advanced state

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Excerpt

To include part of a longer written part

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Exhaustive

Including all possibilities; very thorough

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Amiable

Friendly and pleasant

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Morose

Very sad and unhappy

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Penchant

Strong liking for something

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Furrowed

Plowed land

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Tarpaulin

Long piece of waterproof material that is used to keep dry

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Dubious

Unsure or certain

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Meticulous

Very carefully about doing something in an extremely accurate way

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Maverick

Person who refuses to follow rules of a group

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Disdain

Feeling of great dislike or disapproval

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Raucous

Loud and unpleasant to listen to

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Temerity

Quality of being confident and unafraid in a way that Is rude or foolish

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Chignon

Way of arranging a women's hair by twisting it into so round shape on back of the head

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Undaunted

Not afraid or continue to do something or trying to do something even if there are problems

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Monotonous

Used to describe something that is boring bc it's always the same

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Pensively

The act of being quietly sad or thoughtful

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Noncommittal

Not telling or showing what you think about something

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Emaciated

To have been wasted away physically

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Concession

The act of saying you accept something