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efficacy
n.power to produce desired effect

efficacy of the drug
effigy
n.dummy

the mob shows its irritation by hanging the judge in effigy
effluvium
n.noxious smell

the effluvium and the poisons in the air are hazards to life
effrontery
n.shameless boldness

she had the effrontery to insult the guest
effusion
n.pouring forth

The critics object to her literary effusion because it was too flowery
effusive
adj.pouring forth;gusing.

her effusive manner of greeting her friends finally began to irritate them.
egoism
n.excessive interest in one's self;belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others

his egoism prevented him from seeing the needs of his colleagues.
egotistical
adj.excessively self-entered;
self-important;conceited

egoistical remark
egregious
adj.notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking

She was an egregious liar; Ed's housekeeping was egregious.
egress
n.exit
ejaculation
n
elaboration
n
elated
adj
elegy
n
elicit
v
elixir
n
ellipsis
n
elliptical
adj
eloquence
n.
elucidate
v.
elusive
adj.
elysian
adj
emaciated
adj
emanate
v.
emancipate
v.
embargo
n.
embark
v.
embed
v.
embellish
v.
embezzlement
n.
emboss
v.
embrace
v.
embroider
v.
embroil
v.
embryonic
adj
emend
v.
emendation
n.
emetic
n.
eminent
adj
emissary
n.
emollient
n.
emolument
n.
empathy
n.
empirical
adj.
emulate
v.
enamored
adj
encipher
v.
enclave
n.
encomiastic
adj
encomium
n.
encompass
v.surrond
encroachment
n.