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Ebullience

The quality of lively energetic expression of feelings (adj)

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Eccentric

Departing from norms or conventions (adj)

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Eclectic

Composed of elements drawn from various sources (adj)

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Edifying

Enlightening, informative (adj)

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Efficacy

The ability to produce an intended result (n)

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Efflorescence

The state or a period of flowering (n)

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Effrontery

Extreme boldness (n)

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Effusive

Gushing; excessively demonstrative (adj)

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Egress

Exit (n)

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Elegy

A mournful poem, especially one lamenting the dead. (n)

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Eloquent

Well-spoken; expressive; articulate (adj)

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Emollient

Soothing; especially to the skin (adj)

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Empirical

Based on observation or experiment (adj)

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Encomium

Glowing and enthusiastic praise; panegyric, tribute, eulogy (n)

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Endemic

Characteristic of or often found in a particular locality, region, or people; indigenous (adj)

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Enervate

To weaken; to reduce in vitality (v)

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Engender

To cause, produce, give rise to (v)

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Enigmatic

Mysterious, obscure, difficult to understand (adj)

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Ennui

Dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy (n)

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Enormity

Excessive wickedness, evilness (n)

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Ephemeral

Brief; fleeting, short-lived (adj)

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Epicure

One devoted to sensual pleasure, particularly in food and dink (n)

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Episodic

Loosely connected, not flowing logically (adj)

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Epithet

Disparaging word or phrase (n)

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Epitome

Embodiment; example (n)

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Equanimity

Composure; self-possesion (adj)

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Equable

Level; not able to be easily disturbed (adj)

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Equivocate

To use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent (v)

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Errant

Straying from the right course or from accepted standards (adj)

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Erratic

Without consistency (v)