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Flashcards in Ebullient-erudite Deck (30):
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Ebullient

Boiling
Bubbling with excitement
Exuberant

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Eccentric

Not conventional
A little kooky
Irregular

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Eclectic

Choosing the best from many sources
Drawn from many sources

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Edify

To enlighten
To instruct, especially in moral or religious matters

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Efface

To erase
To rub away the features of

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Effusion

A pouring forth

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Egalitarian

Believing in the social and economic equality of all people

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Egocentric

Selfish
Believing that one is the center of everything

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Egregious

Extremely bad
Flagrant

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Elicit

To bring out
To call forth

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Elliptical

Oval
Missing a word or words
Obscure

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Elusive

Hard to pin down
Evasive

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Emigrate

To leave a country permanently
To expatriate

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Eminent

Well know or respected
Standing out from all the others in quality or accomplishment

Outstanding

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Empirical

Relying on experience or observation
Not merely theoretical

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Emulate

To strive to equal or excel, usually through imitation

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Encroach

To make gradual or stealthy inroads into
To trespass

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Endemic

Native
Restricted to a particular region or era
Indigenous

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Enervate

To reduce the strength of
Especially to do so gradually

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Enfranchise

To grant the price lagers of citizenship, especially the right to vote

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Engender

To being into existence
To create
To cause

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Enigma

(Edward Nigma)

A mystery

Alias: The riddler

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Enormity

Extreme evil
A hideous offense
Immensity

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Ephemeral

Lasting a very short time

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Epigram

A brief and usually witty or satirical saying

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Epitome

A brief summary that captures the meaning as a whole
Perfect example
Paradigm

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Equanimity

Composure
Calm

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Equitable

Fair

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Equivocal

Ambiguous
Intentionally confusing
Capable of being interpreted in many different ways

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Erudite

Scholarly
Deeply learnèd