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elegy

(n.)
a speech given in honor of a dead person

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elicit

(v.)
to bring forth, draw out, evoke

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eloquent

(adj.)
expressive, articulate, moving

4

elucidate

(v.)
to clarify, explain

5

elude

(v.)
to evade, escape

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emaciated

(adj.)
very thin, enfeebled looking

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embellish

1. (v.)
to decorate, adorn
2. (v.)
to add details to, enhance

8

embezzle

(v.)
to steal money by falsifying records

9

emend

(v.)
to correct or revise a written text

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eminent

1. (adj.)
distinguished, prominent, famous
2. (adj.)
conspicuous

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emollient

(adj.)
soothing

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emote

(v.)
to express emotion

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empathy

(n.)
sensitivity to another’s feelings as if they were one’s own

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empirical

1. (adj.)
based on observation or experience
2. (adj.)
capable of being proved or disproved by experiment

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emulate

(v.)
to imitate

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enamor

(v.)
to fill with love, fascinate, usually used in passive form followed by “of” or “with”

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encore

(n.)
the audience’s demand for a repeat performance; also the artist’s
performance in response to that demand

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encumber

(v.)
to weigh down, burden

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enervate

(v.)
to weaken, exhaust

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enfranchise

(v.)
to grant the vote to