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Esoteric

Hard to understand
Understood by a select few
Peculiar

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Espouse

To support
To advocate

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Ethereal

Heavenly
As light or insubstantial as a gas or ether

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Euphemism

Pleasant expression used in place of an offensive one.

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Evanescent

Fleeting
Vanishing
Happening for only the briefest period

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Exacerbate

To make worse

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Exacting

Extremely demanding
Difficult
Requiring great skill or care

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Exalt

To raise high
To glorify

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Exasperate

To annoy thoroughly
To make very angry
To try the patience of

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Exemplify

To illustrate by example
To serve as a good example

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Exhaustive

Thorough
Rigorous
Complete
Painstaking

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Exhort

To urge strongly
To give a serious warning to

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Exigency

An emergency
Urgency

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Existential

Having to do with existence.
Having to do with the body of thought called existentialism, which holds that human beings are responsible for their own actions but is too complex to explain in one sentence.

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Exonerate

To free completely from blame
To exculpate

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Expatriate

To throw (someone) out of his or her native land. To move away from one's native land
To emigrate

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Expedient

Providing an immediate advantage
Serving one's immediate self-interest.
Practical

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Expedite

To speed up or ease the progress of

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Explicit

Clearly an directly expressed

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Extol

To praise highly
To laud

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Extraneous

Unnecessary
Irrelevant
Extra

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Extrapolate

To project or deduce from something known
To infer

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Extricate

To free from difficulty

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Extrovert

An open person
A person whose attention is focused on others rather than on themselves.

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Exult

To rejoice
To celebrate