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Flashcards in E List Vocabulary Deck (27):
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a mark of identification; a mark of quality that shows what something is or what it could be (n.); to say that something will be used or treated in a specified way (v.)

earmark

2

lively, boiling/agitated; enthusiastic

ebullient

3

level in an organization; a group of individuals at a particular level or grade in an organization (n.); to form/take position in an ____ (v.)

echelon

4

including things taken from many different sources; selecting what appears to be best in various doctrines (adj.); one who uses a method of approach composed of elements drawn from various sources (n.)

eclectic

5

the power to produce a desired result or effect

efficacy

6

aiming for equal wealth, status, etc. for all people

egalitarian

7

very bad and easily noticed

egregious

8

one retired from professional life but permitted to retain as an honorary title the rank of the last office held

emeritus

9

(adj.) of nose-blowing; pertaining to an organ of the body that disposes of waste products

emunctory

10

to include something as a part; to cover or surround an area

encompass

11

growing or existing in a certain place or region; common in a particular area or field; an organism that is restricted to a peculiar locality or region

endemic

12

firmly placed or hidden

ensconced

13

lasting a very short time

ephemeral

14

androgynous; having both masculine and feminine characteristics

epicene

15

giving their name to something/named after a particular person

eponymous

16

mental/emotional stability/composure esp. under tension/strain

equanimity

17

the act or horse-riding

equitation

18

the fear of or aversion to work

ergasiophobia

19

copied from something else and usually not as good as the original

ersatz

20

to avoid something esp. because you do not know what is right or proper

eschew

21

to express support for a cause or belief

espouse

22

having or based on the idea that your own group or culture is better or more important than others

ethnocentric

23

very painful, very severe; extreme or excessive

excruciating

24

very bad, wretched, detestable

execrable

25

exposition, explanation; an explanation or critical interpretation of a text

exegesis

26

to disagree with something or argue against it

expostulate

27

to trim or cut the nails or hooves

exungulate