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Flashcards in Vocab 14-15 Etymology Deck (30):
1

eclectic

[G, ek, out of + legein, choose]

2

effete

[L, ex, out + fetus, offspring]

3

efficacious

[L, ex, out + facere, do]

4

effrontery

[L, ex, out + frons, forehead]

5

elicit

[L, ex, out of + lacere, draw]

6

elite

[L, ex, out + legere, pick]

7

emaciated

[L, e, completely + macies, leanness]

8

emanate

[L, ex, out + manare, flow]

9

embellish

[L, en, causing + bellu, beautiful]

10

eminent

[L, ex, out + minere, stand]

11

empathy

[G, en, causing + pathos, suffering]

12

emulate

[L, aemulari, vie w/}

13

enclave

[L, in, in +clavis, key]

14

endemic

[G, en, in + demos, people]

15

enigma

[G, ainos, tale/story]

16

entice

[L, in, in + titio, firebrand]

17

entreat

[OF, en, in + traitier, deal/treat]

18

envisage

[F, en, in +visage, face]

19

epithet

[G, epi, on + tithenai, put/place]

20

equanimity

[L, aequues, even + animus, mind]

21

equitable

[L, aequus, even]

22

erudite

[L, e, out of + rudis, rough/rude]

23

esoteric

[G, eso, w/in]

24

ethical

[G, ethos, custom]

25

ethnic

[G, ethnos, people/nation]

26

euphemism

[G, eu, good + pheme, speech]

27

exacerbate

[L, ex, completely + acerbus, harsh/bitter]

28

exalt

[L, ex, out/up + altus, high]

29

exemplary

[L, exemplum, example]

30

exigency

[L, exigere, drive out/demand}