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EULOGY / EULOGIZE
Expression of praise, often on the occassion of someone's death
N / A
EUPHEMISM
Mild expression in place of an unpleasant one
N
EUPHONY
Sweet sound
N
EUPHORIA
Feeling of exaggerated (or unfounded) well-being
N
EUTHANASIA
Mercy killing
N
EVANESCENT
fleeting; vanishing
A
EVASIVE / EVADE
not frank; eluding
A / V
EVINCE
show clearly
V
EVENHANDED
impartial ; clear
A
EVOCATIVE / EVOKE / EVOCATION
tending to call up (emotions, memories)
call forth
A / V / N
EWE
Female sheep
N
EXACT / EXACTING / EXACTION
require or demand, often forcibly; take
Excessively demanding
V / A / N
EXALT
raise in diginity or rank; praise
V
EXASPERATE
vex
V
EXCEPTIONABLE
objectionable
A
EXCERPT
selected passage (written or musical) from a text
N
EXCISE
cut away; cut out
V
EXCLAIM / EXCLAMATION / EXCLAMATORY
cry out suddenly
V / N / A
EXCORIATE
scold with bitter harshness; strip the skin off
V
EXCULPATE
clear from blame
V
EXECRABLE
very bad
A
EXECRATE
curse; express abhorance for
V
EXCEUTE
put into effect; carry out
V
EXEGESIS
explanation, esp. of biblical passages
N
EXEMPLARY / EXEMPLIFY
serving as a model; outstanding
A / V
EXEMPT
not subject to a duty or obligation
N / V
EXERTION
effort ; expenditure of much physical work
N
EXHILARATING
invigorating and refreshing; cheering
A
EXHORT / EXHORTATION
urge
V / N
EXHUME
dig out of the ground; remove from the grave
V
EXIGENCY
urgent situation; pressing needs or demands; state of requiring immediate attention
N
EXIGUOUS
small; minute
A
EXISTENSIAL
pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
A
EXODUS
departure
V
EXONERATE
acquit; exculpate
V
EXORBITANT
Excessive
A
EXORCISE
Drive away evit spirits
V
EXOTIC
not native; strange
A
EXPANSIVE
outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
A
EXPATIATE
talk at length
V
EXPATRIATE
exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land
N
EXPEDIENT / EXPEDIENCY
suitable; practival; politic
A / N
EXPEDITE
hasten
V
EXPENDITURE
payment or expense; output
N
EXPERTISE
speacialized knowledge; expert skill
N
EXPIATE
make amends for ( a sin)
V
EXPLETIVE
interjection; profane oath
N
EXPLICATE
explain; interpret; clarify
V
EXPLICIT
totally clear; definite; outspoken
A
EXPLOIT
deed or action, particularly a brave deed
make use of, sometimes unjustly
N / V
EXPOSITORY
explanatory; serving as an explanation
A
EXPOSTULATION
protest; remonstrance
N
EXPOSURE
risk, particularly if being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open
N
EXPROPRIATE
take possession of
V
EXPUNGE
cancel; remove
V
EXPURGATE
clean; remove offensive parts of a book
V
EXTANT
still in existence
A
EXTEMPORANEOUS
not planned; impromptu
A
EXTENUATE
weaken; mitigate
V
EXTIRPATE
root up
V
EXTOL
praise; glorify
V
EXTORT
wring from; get money by threats, etc.
V
EXTRADITION
surrender of prisoner from one state to another
V
EXTRANEOUS
not essential; superfluous
A
EXTRAPOLATION / EXTRAPOLATE
projection; conjecture
N / V
EXTRICATE
free; disentangle
V
EXTRINSIC
external; not essential; extraneous
A
EXTROVERT
person interested mostly in external objects and actions
N
EXTRUDE
force or push out
V
EXURBERANCE
overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness
N
EXUDE ; EXUDATION
Discharge; give forth
V
EXULT
rejoice
V
FABRICATE
lie; build
V
FACADE
front(of building); superficial or false appearance
N
FACET
amall plance surface (of a gem); a side
N
FACETIOUS
joking (often inappropriately); humorous
A
FACILE / FACILITY / FACILITATE
easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial
help bring about; make less difficult
A / N / V
FACSMILE
copy
N
FACTION / FACTIOUS
party; clique; dissension
inclined to form factions; causing dissension
N / A
FACTITIOUS
artificial; sham
A
FACTOTUM
handyman
N
FACULTY
mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
N