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Ebullient

adj. exhilarated(興高采烈的); enthusiastic
興高采烈的

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Eclectic

adj. selecting from various sources

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Effervescence

n. state of high spirits or liveliness; the process of bubbling as gas escapes
歡騰;冒泡
adj - effervescent

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Effete

adj. depleted of vitality(活力); overrefined; decadent(墮落的)
衰弱的;無能力的

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Efficacy

n. efficiency; effectiveness
效力,功效
adj - efficacious

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Effrontery

n. shameless boldness; presumptuousness(冒昧)
厚顏無恥;放肆

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Egoism

n. the tendency to see things in relation to oneself; self-centeredness
自我本位

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Egotistical

adj. excessively self-centered; conceited(自負的)
自大的; 自負的

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Elegy

n. poem or song expressing lamentation(悲痛)
哀歌,挽歌

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Elicit

v. to provoke; draw out
引出;誘出

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Elixir

n. a substance believed to have the power to cure ills
靈丹

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Elysian

adj. blissful; delightful
極樂的;快樂的

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Emaciated

adj. thin and wasted
消瘦的;憔悴的

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Embellish

v. to adorn(裝飾); decorate; enhance; make more attractive by adding details
美化;裝飾

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Emollient

adj. soothing; mollifying(使緩和的)
使柔軟的
n. an agent that soothes or makes more acceptable
軟化劑;潤膚劑

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Empirical

adj. derived from observation or experiment
以經驗(或觀察)為依據的

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Empiricism

n. the view that experience is the only source of knowledge; the employments of empirical methods, as in science
經驗主義;觀察實驗法

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Emulate

v. to imitate; copy
效仿﹐模仿

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Encomium

n. a formal expression of praise
讚頌;頌詞

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Endemic

adj. inherent; belonging to an area
(疾病等)地方性的

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Enervate

v. to weaken
使失去活力;使衰弱

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Engender

v. to cause; produce
使產生;引起

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Enhance

v. to increase; imporve

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Entomology

n. the scientific study of insects
昆蟲學

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Enunciate

v. to pronounce clearly
清晰地發(音)

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Ephemeral

adj. short-lived; fleeting(轉瞬間的)
短暫的

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Epistemology

n. branch of philosophy that examines the nature of knowledge
認識論

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Equable

adj. steady; unvarying; serene(安詳的)
穩定的;平和的;寧靜的

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Equitable

adj. fair; just; impartial
公平的;公正的

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Equanimity

n. composure(鎮靜); calmness
平靜;鎮定

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Equivocate

v. to intentionally use vague language
含糊其辭
n - equivocation

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Errant

adj. mistaken; straying from the proper course

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Erudite

adj. learned; scholarly
博學的
n - erudition

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Esoteric

adj. hard to understand; known only to a few
祕傳的,難理解的

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Essay

v. to make an attempt; subject to a test
作嘗試;試圖

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Estimable

adj. admirable; possible to estimate
值得尊敬的;可估價的

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Ethnocentric

adj. based on the attitude that one's group is superior
種族優越感的
n - ethnocentrism

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Etiology

n. causes or origins
窮本溯源;病原

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Etymology

n. origin and history of a word
詞源

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Eugenics

n. study of factors that influence the hereditary qualities of the human race and ways to improve these qualities
優生學

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Eulogy

n. high praise, especially of a person who has recently died
頌詞;悼詞

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Euphemism

n. use of agreeable or inoffensive language in place of unpleasant or offensive language
婉轉說法

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Euphoria

n. a feeling of extreme happiness
狂喜

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Euthanasia

n. mercy killing
安樂死

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Evince

v. to show plainly; be an indication of
表明;顯示出

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Evocative

adj. tending to call to mind or produce a reaction
喚起…的;引起…的
n - evocation
v - evoke

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Exacerbate

v. to aggravate(使惡化); make worse
使惡化;使加重

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Exact

v. to force the payment of; demand and obtain by authority
強要;勒索

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Exacting

adj. extremely demanding
嚴格的

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Exculpate

v. to clear of blame; vindicate(為…辯白)
開脫;使無罪

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Execrable

adj. detestable(可憎的); abhorrent(可恨的)
惡劣的

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Exhort

v. to urge by strong appeals
規勸;懇請;激勵

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Exigency

n. crisis; urgent requirements
應急情況

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Existential

adj. having to do with existence; based on experience; having to do with the philosophy of existentialism
(有關)存在的

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Exorcise

v. to expel evil spirits; free from bad influences
(以祈禱或符咒)驅除(惡魔)

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Expatiate

v. to speak or write at length
細說;詳述

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Expatriate

v. to send into exile
流放
n. a person living outside his or her own land
移居國外者
adj - expatriate

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Expiate

v. to atone(彌補) for
贖(罪);補償
n - expiation

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Explicate

v. to explain; interpret; clarify
解釋;辯明
n - explication

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Expository

adj. explanatory
說明的;評註的

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Extant

adj. in existence; not lost
(書籍、文件、畫等)現存的;尚存的

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Extemporaneous

adj. unrehearsed
即席的

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Extirpate

v. to root up; to destroy
滅絕;破除

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Extraneous

adj. not essential
外部的;無直接關係的

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Extrapolation

n. the act of estimation by projecting known information
推斷
v - extrapolate

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Extrinsic

adj. not inherent or essential
外在的;非固有的;非本質的