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Ebullient
Ee BULL yent

Crazy joy. IM SO HAPPY IM GONNA DIE!!!

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Eclectic
Ee CLEC tic

Having very varying tastes.
Having French, modern, and stone furniture.

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Efface
Eh FACE

V
To erase

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Effervescent

Bubbly
(Of personality or liquid)

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Effulgent

A
Radiating light

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Emphatic

Emphatic means forceful and clear. Nicole's mother was emphatic when she told her not to come home late again.

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Empirical

Drawn from experiment, not theory

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Encumber

V
To weigh down, physically or emotionally

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Endemic

Extremely prevalent in a specific area
(Disease in Africa or saggy pants in lunchroom)

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Enmity

Feeling of hostility toward some thing else

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Ennui
(Ahn WEE)

N
Being bored by something tedious.

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Entreat

V
To beseech

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Enumerate

V
To enumerate is to list or count off one by one.

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Ephemeral
PHEM

Something that is fleeting or short-lived is ephemeral, like a fly that lives for one day or text messages flitting from cellphone to cellphone.

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Equivocate

When you are unwilling to make a decision and almost intentionally go back and forth between two choices, you are equivocating.

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Erudite
(Yoo)

Show great learning

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Eschew
CHOO

If you eschew something, you deliberately avoid it.

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Esoteric
TER

Secret, arcane. Relating to the enlightened inner circle

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Evanescent

A beautiful sunset, a rainbow, a wonderful dream right before your alarm clock goes off — all of these could be described as evanescent, which means “fleeting” or “temporary.”

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Evince

The verb evince means to show or express clearly; to make plain. Evidence can evince the innocence of the accused, and tears can evince the grief of the mourning.

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Exacerbate
Ah

For a formal-sounding verb that means to make worse, try exacerbate. If you're in trouble, complaining about it will only exacerbate the problem.

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Excoriate

If you excoriate someone, you let that person know that you really, really disagree with them. This verb goes beyond mere criticism

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Expulpate

Acquit, exonerate

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Execrate

V
HATE!!!!!
And to curse, or declare evil

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Expatiate
PAY

v
add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

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Exorbitant

something that is really just too much! You'll often hear people griping about exorbitant bank fees or exorbitant interest rates.

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Expatriate
PAY (uht vs eit)

N
Someone who lives in another county by choice
V
To move to another country by choice

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Expectorate

To cough up phlegm

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Expiate

V
To make amends for wrongs or sins.

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Expunge

To cross out-eliminate

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Extemporaneous

Without any preparation

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Extirpate

V
To destroy completely, pull up by roots

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Extol
TOL

V
To praise and honor

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Extort

To obtain through coercion and intimidation

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Extricate

To release from being tangled in a mess. "I can't extricate myself from chores"

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Exude

V
To give off (like sweat)
Used figuratively: I exude confidence

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Exult

V
To express joy in a visible way.