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Ebb

to fade away, recede

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Ebullient

exhilarated, full of enthusiasm and high spirits

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Eccentric

abnormal, unconventional

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Eclectic

made up of elements from different sources

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Ecstasy

intense joy or delight

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Ecstatic

joyful

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Edict

law, command, official public order

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Edify

to instruct morally and spiritually

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Efface

to erase or make illegible

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Efficacious

effective, efficient

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Efficacy

effectiveness

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Efficient

effective with a minimum of unnecessary effort or waste

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Effigy

stuffed doll, likeness of a person

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Effluvia

waste, odrous fumes given off by waste

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Effrontery

impudent boldness, audacity

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Effusive

expressing emotion without restraint

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Egotist

self-centered person

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Egregious

conspicuously bad

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Egress

exit

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Elate

to make joyful

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Elegy

a mournful poem, usually about the dead

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Elevated

raised, increased

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Eliminate

get rid of, remove

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Elocutionist

trained public speaker

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Eloquent

strongly expressing emotion

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Elucidate

to explain, clarify

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Elude

to avoid cleverly, to escape the perception of

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Elusive

tending to evade

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Embellish

to ornament, make attractive with decorations or details, add details to a statement

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Embezzle

to steal money in violation of a trust

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Embittered

resentful, cynical

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Emend

to correct a text

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Emigrate

to leave one country to live in another

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Emissary

an agent sent as a representative

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Emollient

soothing, especially to the skin

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Empathy

identification with the feelings of others

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Emphatic

forceful and definite

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Emulate

to strive to equal or excel, to imitate

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Enchant

attract and delight

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Encomium

warm praise

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Encompass

to constitute, include

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Encroach

to infringe, intrude upon

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Encumber

to weigh down, to burden

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Endemic

belonging to a particular area, inherent

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Endorse

to give approval to, sanction

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Endurance

ability to withstand hardships

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Endure

carry on despite hardships

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Enduring

lasting, continuing

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Enervate

to weaken, drain strength from

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Enforce

to compel others to adhere or observe

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Enfranchise

set free

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Engender

to produce, cause, or bring about

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Enhance

to improve, bring to a greater level of intensity

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Enigma

a puzzle, a mystery

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Enigmatic

puzzling

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Enjoin

to direct or impose with urgent appeal, to order with emphasis, to forbid

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Enmity

hostility, antagonism, ill will

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Ennui

boredom, lack of interest and energy

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Ensconce

to settle comfortably into a place

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Ensemble

group of parts that contribute to a whole single effect

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Entangle

to complicate, entwine into a confusing mass, involve in

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Entreat

to plead, beg

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Enumerate

to count, list, itemize

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Ephemeral

momentary, transient, fleeting

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Epicure

a person with refined taste in cuisine

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Epigram

short, witty saying or poem

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Epilogue

concluding section of a literary work

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Epistolary

associated with letter writing

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Epitaph

engraving on a tombstone, literary piece for a dead person

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Epochal

momentous, highly significant

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Eponymous

giving one's name to a place, book, restaurant

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Equanimity

calmness, composure

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Equitable

fair, just and impartial

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Equivocate

to avoid committing oneself in what one says, to be deliberately unclear

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Eradicate

to erase or wipe out

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Erasure

the act or instance of erasing

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Erosion

the process or condition of wearing away

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Erratic

unpredictable, inconsistent

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Erroneously

mistakenly, inaccurately

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Ersatz

being an artificial and inferior substitute or imitation

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Erudite

learned, scholarly

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Eschew

to shun, to avoid (as something wrong or distasteful)

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Esoteric

understood by only a learned few

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Espouse

to take up and support as a cause, to marry

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Espy

to catch sight of, glimpse

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Essential

something fundamental or indispensable

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Estimable

admirable

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Ethereal

not earthly, spiritual, delicate

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Ethical

moral, right-minded

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Ethos

beliefs or character of a group

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Eulogy

high praise for a person who has died

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Euphemism

an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive

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Euphony

pleasant, harmonious sound

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Euphoria

a great feeling of happiness or well-being

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Euthanasia

the practice of ending the life of hope-lessly ill individuals, assisted suicide

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Evade

to avoid, dodge

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Evaluate

to examine or judge carefully

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Evanescent

momentary, transitory, short-lived

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Evaporate

to vanish quickly

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Evenhanded

fair, impartial

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Evince

to show clearly, display, signify

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Exacerbate

to agravate, intensify the bad qualities of

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Exacting

requiring a lot of care or attention

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Exaggerate

to represent something as greater than it actually is

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Exalt

to glorify or honor

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Exasperation

irritation

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Exception

a case that doesn't conform to a generalization

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Exclude

to prevent from being accepted or included

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Excoriate

to censure scathingly, to express strong disapproval of

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Exculpate

to clear of blame or fault, vindicate

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Excursion

short journey, usually for pleasure

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Execrable

utterly detestable, abhorrent

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Exemplary

outstanding, an example to others

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Exemplify

to show by example

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Exhort

to urge or incite by strong appeals

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Exhortation

speech that advises or pleads

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Exhume

to remove from a grave, uncover from a secret

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Exigent

urgent, excessively demanding

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Exonerate

to clear of blame, absolve

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Exorbitant

extravagant, greater than reasonable

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Expedient

convenient, efficient, practical

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Expedite

to speed up the progress of

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Expertise

skill or knowledge in a particular area

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Expiate

to atone for, make amends for

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Explanatory

serving to make clear

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Explicit

clearly stated or shown, forthright in expression

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Exploit

take advantage of

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Exponent

one who champions or advocates

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Expound

to explain or describe in detail

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Expropriate

forcibly take one's property

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Expunge

to erase, eliminate completely

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Expurgate

to erase, eliminate completely

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Expurgae

to censor

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Extant

still in existence

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Extemporaneous

unrehearsed, on the spur of the moment

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Extensive

large in range, comprehensive

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Extenuating

partially excusing

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Exterminate

destroy completely

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External

outer part

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Extirpate

to root out, eradicate, literally or figuratively, tod estroy wholly

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Extol

to praise

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Extrapolation

using known data and information to determine what will happen in the future, prediction

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Extravagant

unreasonably high, exorbitant

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Extreme

very intense, of the greatest severity

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Extricate

to free from, disentangle

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Extrinsic

external, unessential, originating from the outside

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Extroverted

outgoing, easily talks to others

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Extrude

to form or shape something by pushing it out, to force out, especially through a small opening

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Exultant

triumphant