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Flashcards in Vocab #5 Deck (20):
1

Elicit

To draw out

2

Elite

Socially superior group

3

Embezzle

To steal money entrusted with you

4

Empirical

Based on experience

5

Enigma

Something inexplicable

6

Ensue

To follow

7

Esoteric

Hidden in meaning

8

Exhume

To dig out of the ground

9

Exorcize

To deliver from evil

10

Extraneous

Unnecessary

11

Extrapolate

To project or reason out from something known

12

Extricate

To pull out of

13

Faction

Group sharing similar beliefs

14

Fallacy

Mistaken idea

15

Fervor

Passion

16

Finesse

Delicate maneuvering

17

Forego

To precede as in time or place

18

Forgo

To give up

19

Futile

Hopeless

20

Edify

To educate or enlighten