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Equivocate
to use expressions of double meaning in order to mislead
Erratic
wandering and unpredictable
Erudite
learned, scholarly, bookish
Esoteric
known or understood by only a few
Estimable
admirable
Eulogy
speech in praise of someone
Euphemism
use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of a more distasteful one
Exacerbate
to make worse
Exculpate
to clear from blame; prove innocent
Exigent
urgent; requiring immediate action
Exonerate
to clear from blame
Explicit
clearly stated or shown; forthright in expression
Fanatical
acting excessively enthusiastic; filled with extreme, unquestioned devotion
Fawn
to grovel
Fervid
intensely emotional; feverish
Florid
excessively decorated or embellished
Foment
to arouse or incite
Frugality
a tendency to be thrifty or cheap
Garrulous
tending to talk a lot
Gregarious
outgoing, sociable
Guile
deceit or trickery
Gullible
easily deceived
Homogenous
of a similar kind
Iconoclast
one who opposes established beliefs, customs, and institutions
Imperturbable
not capable of being disturbed
Impervious
impossible to penetrate; incapable of being affected
Impetuous
quick to act without thinking
Implacable
unable to calmed down or made peaceful
Inchoate
not fully formed; disorganized
Ingenuous
showing innocence or childlike simplicity
Transitory
temporary, lasting a brief time
Vacillate
to sway physically; to be indecisive
Venerate
to respect deeply
Veracity
filled with truth and accurary
Verbose
wordy
Vex
to annoy
Volatile
easily aroused or changeable; lively or explosive
Waver
to fluctuate between choices
whimsical
acting in a fanciful or capricious manner; unpredictable
Zeal
passion, excitment