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ebullient

adj. showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm

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eclectic

adj. composed of elements from disparate(different) sources - selective

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efficacy

n. power to produce desired effect

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effrontery

n. shameless boldness - the nerve - presumptuousness - impudence

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elegy

n. poem/song expressing sadness (lamentation)

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elicit

v. to draw out by discussion

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embellish

v. to enhance; to ornament; to adorn - to add details to (a story)

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empirical

adj. based on experience - (experimental) data

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emulate

v. to imitate - to rival (to compare yourself to)

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endemic

adj. prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area

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enervate

v. to weaken ex. Instead of innervating the vessel with nutrients, it was taking it out. Without nutrient the body weakens

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engender

v. to cause - to produce

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enhance

v. to increase - to improve

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ephemeral

adj. short-lived - fleeting

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equanimity

n. calmness - composure

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equivocate

v. to lie; to mislead; to attempt to conceal the truth

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erudite

adj. learned; scholarly ex. The fun prof was entertaining as well as erudite, lively as well as learned.

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esoteric

adj. hard to understand - only known to a chosen few

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eulogy

n. expression of praise

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euphemism

n. a less bad expression in place of an unpleasant one

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exacerbate

v. to make worse

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exculpate

v. to clear from blame

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exigency

n. urgent situation; requiring immediate attention

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extrapolation

n. projection

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adj. showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm

ebullient

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adj. composed of elements from disparate(different) sources - selective

eclectic

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n. power to produce desired effect

efficacy

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n. shameless boldness - the nerve - presumptuousness - impudence

effrontery

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n. poem/song expressing sadness (lamentation)

elegy

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v. to draw out by discussion

elicit

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v. to enhance; to ornament; to adorn - to add details to (a story)

embellish

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adj. based on experience - (experimental) data

empirical

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v. to imitate - to rival (to compare yourself to)

emulate

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adj. prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area

endemic

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v. to weaken ex. Instead of innervating the vessel with nutrients, it was taking it out. Without nutrient the body weakens

enervate

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v. to cause - to produce

engender

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v. to increase - to improve

enhance

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adj. short-lived - fleeting

ephemeral

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n. calmness - composure

equanimity

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v. to lie; to mislead; to attempt to conceal the truth

equivocate

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adj. learned; scholarly ex. The fun prof was entertaining as well as erudite, lively as well as learned.

erudite

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adj. hard to understand - only known to a chosen few

esoteric

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n. expression of praise

eulogy

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n. a less bad expression in place of an unpleasant one

euphemism

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v. to make worse

exacerbate

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v. to clear from blame

exculpate

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n. urgent situation; requiring immediate attention

exigency

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n. projection

extrapolation