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Duress

N. Forcible restraint, especially unlawfully

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Dutiful

Adj. respectful; obedient

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Earthy

Adj. unrefined; coarse

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Ebullient

Adj. showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm

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Ecclesiastic

Adj. pertaining to the church

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Eclectic

Adj. composed of elements drawn from disparate sources

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Economy

N. Efficiency or conciseness in using something

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Edify

V. Instruct; correct morally

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Efface

V. Rub out

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Effectual

Adj. able to produce a desired effect

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Effervescence

N. Inner excitement or exuberance; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation

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Effete

Adj. lacking vigor; worn out; sterile

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Efficacy

N. Power to produce desired effect

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Effrontery

N. Shameless boldness

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Effusive

Adj. pouring forth; gushing

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Egregious

Adj. notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking

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Egress

N. Exit

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Ejaculation

N. Exclamation

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Elegy

N. Poem or song expressing lamentation

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Elliptical

adj. oval; ambiguous, either purposely or because key words have been left out

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Elucidate

V. Explain; enlighten

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Embargo

N. Ban on commerce or other activity

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Embroil

V. Throw into confusion; involve in strife; entangle

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Embryonic

Adj. undeveloped; rudimentary

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Emend

V. Correct; correct by a critic

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Emendation

N. Correction of errors; improvement

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Eminent

Adj. high; lofty

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Empathy

N. Ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.

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Empirical

Adj. based on experience

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Encipher

V. Encode; convert a message into code