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encumber
burden
endearment
fond word or act
endemic
prevailing amoun a specific group of people or in a specific area or country
endorse
approve; support
endue
provide with some quality; endow
enduring
lasting; surviving
energize
invigorate; make forceful and active
enervate
weaken
enfranchise
admit to the rights of citizenship
engage
attract; hire; pledge oneself; confront
engaging
charming; attractive
engender
caouse; produce
engross
occupy fully
enhance
increase; improve
enigma
puzzle; mystery
enigmatic
obscure; puzzling
enjoin
command; order; forbid
enmity
ill will; hatred
ennui
boredom
enormity
hugeness (in a bad sense)
enrapture
please intensely
ensconce
settle comfortably
ensue
follow as a consequence; result
entail
require; necessitate; involve
enterprising
full of initiative
enthrall
capture; enslave
entice
lure; attract; tempt
entity
real being
entomology
study of insects
entrance
put under a spell; carry away with emotion
entreat
plead; ask earnestly
entree
entrance; a way in
entrepreneur
businessperson; contractor
enumerate
list; mention one by one
enunciate
utter or speak, especially distinctly
environ
enclose; surround
eon
long period of time; an age
epaulet
ornament worn on the shoulder (uniform)
ephemeral
short-lived; fleeting
epic
long heroic poem, novel, or similar work of art
epicure
connoisser of food and drink
epigram
witty thought or saying, usually short
epilogue
short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
episodic
loosely connected
epistemologist
philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge
epitaph
inscription in memory of a dead person
epithet
word of phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing
epitome
perfect example of embodiment
epoch
period of time
equable
tranquil; steady; uniform
equanimity
calmness of temperament; composure
equestrian
rider on horseback
equilibrium
balance
equine
resembling a horse
equinox
period of equal days an dnights; the beginning of spring and autumn
equipoise
balance; balancing force; equilibrium
equitable
fair; impartial
equivocal
ambiguous; intentionally misleading
equity
fairness; justice
equivocate
lie; misleading; attempt to conceal the truth
erode
eat away
erotic
sexual related
errant
wandering
erratic
odd; unpredictable
erroneous
mistaken; wrong
erudite
learned; scholarly
escapade
prank; flighty conduct
eschew
avoid
esoteric
hard to understand; known only to the chosen few
espionage
spying
espouse
adopt; support
essay
make an attempt at; test
esteem
respect; value
estimable
worthy of esteem
estranged
separated; alienated
ethereal
light; heavenly; unusually defined
ethnic
relating to races
ethnology
study of humankind
ethos
underlying character of a culture, group, etc.
etymology
study of word parts
eugenic
pertaining to the improvement of race
eulogistic
praising