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earthy
adj,unrefined;coarse
ebb
v,recede;lessen

dalloway watched the tide ebb
ebullient
adj,showing excitement;overflowing with enthusiasm

Amy's ebullient nature can't be repressed
eccentric
adj
eccentricity
n,oddity
ecclesiastic
adj,pertaining to the church
eclectic
adj,selective;composed of elements drawn from disparate sources
eclipse
v,darken;extinguish;surpass
ecologist
n.
economy
n
ecstasy
n
eddy
n
edict
n.decree

The emperor issued an edict decreein gthat everyone should come see him model his magnificent new clothes.
edify
v.instruct; correct morally.

Although his purpose was to edify and not to entertain his audience, many of his listeners were amused and not enlightened.
eerie
adj
efface
v.rub out
effectual
adj,able to produce a desired effect;valid

many once-useful antibiotics are no longer effectual in curing bacterial infections
effeminate
adj,having womanly traits
effervescence
n.inner excitement or exuberance;bubbing from fermentation or carbonation.

Nothing depressed Sue for long. her natural effervescence soon reasserted itself. Soda that loses its effervesecence goes flat adj. effervescent
v. effervesce
effete
adj.worn out;exhausted;barren
encumber
v.burnden

you encumber yourself with too much luggage
endearment
n.fond word or act

your gifts and endearments cannot make me forget your earlier insolence
endemic
adj.prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country

This disease is endemic in this part of the world; more than 80% of the population are at one time or another affected by it
endorse
v.
endue
v.
enduring
adj.lasting, surviving
energize
v.
enervate
v.
enfranchise
v.admit to the rights of citezenship ( especially the right to vote)

the blacks were enfranchised shortly after the civil war
engage
v.
engaging
adj.charming; attractive

Everyone liked Nancy's pleasant manners and engaging personality
engender
v.cause; produce

to receive praise for real accomplishments engenders self-confidence in a child
engross
v.occupy fully.

John was so engrossed in his studies
enhance
v.
enigma
n.
enigmatic
adj
enjoin
v.command; order; forbid

The owners of the company asked the court to enjoin the union fro poicketing the plant
enmity
n.
ennui
n.boredom
enormity
n.
enrapture
v.please intensely

The audience was enraptured by the freshness of the voices and the excellent orchestration
ensconce
v.settl comfortably

ensconce the baby safely in the bed
ensue
v.follow
entail
v.require; necessitate; involve

study entails hard work
enterprising
adj.full of initiative

By coming up with fresh ways to market the company's products, Mike proved himself to be an enterprising businessman