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enamored
(of) in love with
Aragorn was enamored of Arwen.
enclave
a country, or part of a country, surrounded by another country.
Some countries in Europe are enclaves.
encomium
an expression of high praise
The hymn is an encomium for God.
encompass
to include; to surround
The council of Elrond encompasses many people from different races
encore
a repeat performance
Legolas's singing was so beautiful that the mens asked for an encore.
encroach (upon)
to trespass; to intrude
The men didn't realize they encroached upon the Dark Elf's territory until it was too late.
encumbrance
hindrance; obstruction
He failed to see any advantage in carrying about such a useless encumbrance.
encyclopedic
filled with knowledge; comprehensive
Erestor has an almost encyclopedic knowledge of history of Middle-Earth.
endearment
an expresssion of affection
This last endearment was tender as in youth, as in times when hearts were warm - life happy.
endemic
confined to a particular country or area
Everyone hopes that this is just an endemic disease and it won't spread to other places.
energize
to rouse into activity
The tales of his dead parents energized him to practice his weapon skills.
enervate
to weaken
The poison designed by the orcs enervates people.
enfranchise
to give the right to vote
The women were enfranchised after much protest.
engender
to promote
"Every cloud engenders not a storm" Shakespeare.
engulf
to overwhelm
The army called for help when it was apparent that the orcs would engulf them.
engrossed
completely absorbed in
When Elladan found Legolas engrossed in the adult conversation, he was mortified.
enhance
to increase in value or beauty; to improve
The friend between Aragorn and Legolas would not help in enhancing their health at all.
enigma
a puzzling situation; dilemma
It's still an enigma that why the bat followed Celylith.
enigmatic
mysterious; puzzling
The professor's enigmatic grading system has failed many students.
enlighten
to inform; to reveal truths
Would you care to enlighten me with an explanation why you thought it would be fun to jump off the fall?
enmity
hostility; hatred
There has always been enmity between the dwarfs and the elves.
ennui
boredom
Ennui is the beginning of all trouble.
enormity
an outrageous and immoral act
No wonder that those who contemplated such a signal infraction of the rights of humanity should have sought to veil the enormity from the eyes of the world.
enrapture
to delight beyond measure
Celylith was enraptured when Legolas had finally given up and allowed him to keep Luthien.
ensconce
to hide; to conceal; to settle comfortably
She ensconced herself in an armchair.
enthrall
to charm; to capivate
The magic show enthralled the audience.
entice
to attract; to tempt
The cheese enticed the mouse.
entity
independent being
Persons and corporations are equivalent entities under the law.
entomology
study of insects
Entomology is a required class for naturalists.
entourage
a group of personal attendants
The dogs were Napoleon's entourages in the Animal Farm.
entranced
filled with delight or wonder
The Hobbits were entranced as Gandalf lighted the fireworks.
entreaty
a request; a plea
Nothing is wanting but to have you here, and it is our particular wish and entreaty that you would come to us as soon as you can.
ensue
to follow; to result from
Whenever Legolas and Aragorn goes off to an Adventure together; blood and chaos would ensue
entrenched
firmly established; dug in
"Today managed care plans are entrenched in the economy, enrolling 61 percent of the population" Peter T. Kilborn.
entrepreneur
successful businessman; promoter
The entrepreneur earned a lot of money from his business.
enunciate
to pronounce words clearly
The four-years-old Estel still can't enunciate the word 'butterfly'.