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Encumber

V. Burden

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Endemic

Adj. prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country

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Enervate

V. Weaken

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Enfranchise

V. To admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote)

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Engender

V. Cause; produce

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Enmity

N. ill will; hatred

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Ennui

N. Boredom

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Ensconce

V. Settle comfortably

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Entreat

V. Plead; ask earnestly

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Enumerate

V. List; mention one by one

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Ephemeral

Adj. short-lived; fleeting

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Epicure

N. Connoisseur of food and drink

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Epigram

N. Witty thought or saying, usually short

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Episodic

Adj. loosely connected; divided into incidents

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Epistolary

Adj. consisting of letters

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Epitaph

N. Inscription in memory of a dead person

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Epithet

N. Word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing

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Epoch

N. Period of time

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Equable

Adj. tranquil; steady; uniform

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Equanimity

N. Calmness of temperament; composure

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Equitable

Adj. fair; impartial

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Equity

N, fairness; justice

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Equivocal

Adj. ambiguous; intentionally misleading

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Equivocate

V. Lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth

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Escapade

N. Prank; flighty conduct

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Escapism

N. Avoiding reality by diverting oneself with amusements

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Eschew

V. Avoid

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Esoteric

Adj. hard to understand; known only to the chosen few

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Espouse

V. Adopt; support

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Estranged

Adj. separated; alienated