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Flashcards in Word List 17 Deck (47):
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Encumber

Burden

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Endearment

Fond statement

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Endorse

Approve; support

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Enervate

Weaken

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Enfranchise

To admit to the rights of citizenship

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Engaging

Charming; attractive

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Engender

Cause; produce

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Engross

Occupy fully

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Enmity

Ill will; hatred

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Ennui

Boredom

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Enrapture

Please intensely

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Ensconce

Settle comfortably

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Entail

Require; necessitate; involve

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Enterprising

Full of initiative

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Enthrall

Capture; enslave

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Entice

Lure; attract

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Entity

Real being

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Entourage

Group of attendants

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Entrance

Put under a spell

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Entreat

Plead; ask earnestly

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Enumerate

List; mention one by one

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Eon

Long period of time; an age

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Ephemeral

Short-lived

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Epicure

Connoisseur of food and drink

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Epigram

Thought or saying

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Epilogue

Short speech at conclusion of dramatic work

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Epitaph

Inscription in memory of a dead person

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Epithet

Word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing

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Epitome

Perfect example or embodiment

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Epoch

Period of time

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Equable

Tranquil; steady; uniform

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Equanimity

Calmness of temperament

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Equitable

Fair; impartial

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Equity

Fairness; justice

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Equivocal

Ambiguous; intentionally misleading

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Equivocate

Lie; mislead

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Erratic

Odd; Unpredictable

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Erudite

Learned; scholarly

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Escapade

Prank; flighty conduct

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Eschew

Avoid

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Esoteric

Hard to understand; known only to the chosen few

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Espionage

Spying

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Espouse

Adopt; support

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Estranged

Separated; alienated

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Ethereal

Light; heavenly

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Ethos

Underlying character of a culture, group

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Etymology

Study of word parts