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discursive
adj
digressive,passing from one topic to another
dissolution
noun
disintegration;looseness in morals
distention
noun
the state or act of extending or being swollen out in shape
distrait
adj
distractyed;absent minded, especially due to anxiety
doggerel
noun
trivial, poorly constructed verse
dross
noun
slag, waste, opr foreighn matter;impurity;surface scum
dulcet
adj
melodious, harmonious;melliflouos
dynamo
noun;
generator;forceful, ergetic person
eclectic
adj
culled from many sources
edacious
adj
voracious;devouring
edifying
adj
enlightening
efluvia
noun
outflow in a stream of particles;a noxious odor
effrontery
noun
boldness;impudence;arrogance
effusive
adj
gushing;excessively demonstrative
egress
exit
encomium
noun
glowing and enthusiastic praise;panegyric;tribute;eulogy
endemic
adj
restricted or peculiar to a particular region;indeginous
engender
verb
to cuase;to produce;to give rise to
enormity
noun
excessive wickedness;evilness
DON'T CONFUSE WITH ENOURMESSNESS WHICH MEANS GREAT SIZE
ephemeral
adj
evanescent;fleeing;short lived
epicure
noun
one devoted to sensual pleasure particularly in food and drink;gourmand;sybarite
EPISODIC
ADJ
LOOSLEY CONNECKED;NOT FLOWIN G LOGICALLY
epithet
noun
disparaging word or phrase;
epitome
embodiment;quintessencel
noun
equanimity
noun
composure;self posession
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abate
to lessen in intensity or degree---noun
accolade
noun
an expression of praise
adulation
noun
excessive praise;intense adoration
aesthetic
adj
dealing with, apprciative of, or responsive to art or the beautiful
avarice
noun
greed, esp for wealth