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elixir
supposed remedy for ailments
elucidate
to make clear
emanate
to come forth
emendation
a correction
empathy
an understanding of ones feelings
empirical
based on practical experience rather than theory
endemic
confined to a particular country or area
enervate
to weaken
ennui
boredom
ephermal
lasting only a brief time, short lived
epitome
typical example
ergo
therefore
erotic
pertaining to sexual love
eschew
to keep away from, to shun or avoid
factious
causing disagreement
fastidious
hard to please, fussy
fatuous
follish, inane
fecund
fertile, productive
ferret
small animal, to search or drive out
fervent
eager, earnest
fetish
an object that recieves respect of devotion
finesse
diplomacy, tact, an artful managment
fiscal
pertaining to finances
fissure
an opening, groove, or split
flaccid
flabby
flagellate
to whip, to lash
flaunt
to show off
flout
to ridicule, to show contempt for
foment
to stir up, to incite
fop
an excessively fashion-conscious man
fortuitous
lucky, by chance
gambol
to frolic, to romp about playfully
garish
tastelessy guady
garner
to gather, to acquire
garrulous
talkative
germane
relevant, fitting
gibe
to scoff, to ridicule
gloat
to look at or think about w. great satisfaction
glower
to stare angrily
grandoise
impressive, showy, magnificent
gratuitous
unnecessary, or uncalled for
grotesque
absurd, distorted
gumption
courage, common sense
hackneyed
commonplace, overused
halcyon
calm, pleasant
hallow
to make holy
harbinger
omen or sign
harlequin
clown
hector
to bully or pester
hedonism
pursuit of pleasure
hegira
flight or escape
hermetic
tightly sealed
heterogeneous
dissimiliar, different
hiatus
a space, or gap
hoi polloi
common people, masses
hospice
shelter
hubris
excessive pride
hybrid
mix of origin
idisyncrasy
a peculiar personality trait