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exult
rejoice. we exulted when our team won the victory
exude
discharge; give forth. We get maple syrup from the sap that the trees exude in early spring. exudation N
exuberance
overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness. I was bowled over by the exuberance of amy's welcome. Cheeks glowing, she was the picture of exuberant good health.
extrude
force or push out. Much pressure is requred to extrude these plastics.
extrovert
person interested mostly in extrenal objects and actions. A good salesperson is usually an extrovert who likes to mingle with people
extrinsic
external; not essentia; extraneous. A critically acclaimed extrinsic feature of the Chryster Building is its ornate spire.
extricate
free; disentangle. Icebreakers were needed to extricate the trapped whales from the icy floes that closed them in
extrapolation
projection; conjecture. Based on their extrapolation from the results of the primaries on Super Tuesday, the networks predicted that George W BUsh would be the Republican candidate for the presidency
extraneous
not essential; superfluous. No wonder Ted can't think straight! His mind is so cluttered up with extraneous trivia, he can't concentrate on the essentials
extradition
surrender of prisoner by one state to antoher. The lawyers opposed the extradition of their client on the grounds that for more than five years he had been a model citizen
extort
wring from; get money by threats etc. The blackmailer xtorted money from his victim.
extol
praise; florify. The president extolled the astronauts, calling them the pioneers of the Space Age
extenuate
weaken; mitigate. It is easier for us to extenuate our own shortcomings than those of others
extemporaneous
not planned; impromptu. Because her extemporaneous remarks were misinterpreted, she decided to write all her speeches in advance
extant
still in existence. Although the book is out of print, somecopies are still extant. Unfortunately, all of them are in libraries or private collections; none is for sale