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Happening or done before the usual or expected time

Earliest

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A sound or series of sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener: "the walls threw back echoes".

Echo

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oblong cream puff.

Eclair

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A medical condition in which patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters, sometimes resulting from

Eczema

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1.Give intellectual, moral, and social instruction to (someone, esp. a child).

Educate

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Giving off bubbles; fizzy.

ef·fer·ves·cent

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1.Fluent or persuasive speaking or writing.

Eloquence

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An official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country

Embargo

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1.A serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action.

Emergency

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1.Give special importance or prominence to (something) in speaking or writing: "pounded the tabletop to emphasize his point".

Emphasize

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2.A mortgage or other charge on property or assets

Encumbrance

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A book or set of books giving information on many subjects or on many aspects of one subject and typically arranged alphabetically.

Encyclopedia

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1.The fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way.

Endurance

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1.With no part left out; whole.

Entire

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Feeling or showing envy: "I'm envious of their happiness"; "an envious glance".

Envious

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1.The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates

Environment

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1.An act or instance of erupting.

Eruption

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A moving staircase consisting of an endlessly circulating belt of steps driven by a motor.

Escalator

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1.Used to single out one person, thing, or situation over all others

Especially

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1.Represent (something) as being larger, greater, better, or worse than it really is.

Exaggerate

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A thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule.

Example

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Extremely good; outstanding.

Excellent

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An act of giving one thing and receiving another (esp. of the same type or value) in return.

Exchange

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Publicly display (a work of art or item of interest) in an art gallery or museum or at a trade fair.

Exhibit

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Send by express delivery or messenger.

Express

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Extremely beautiful and, typically, delicate.

Exquisite

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Spoken or done without preparation

Extemporaneous

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Having no living members.

Extinct

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1.Very unusual or remarkable.

Extraordinary