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EBULLIENCE
the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings,
ECCENTRIC
departing from norms or conventions,
ECLECTIC
composed of elements drawn from various sources,
EDIFYING
enlightening, informative,
EFFRONTERY
extreme boldness; presumptuousness,
EFFUSIVE
gushing; excessively demonstrative,
EGRESS
exit,
ELEGY
a mournful poem, especially one lamenting the dead; any mournful writing or piece of music,
ELOQUENT
well-spoken; expressive; articulate,
EMOLLIENT
soothing, especially to the skin; making less harsh; mollifying,
EMPIRICAL
based on observation or experiment,
ENCOMIUM
glowing and enthusiastic praise; panegyric, tribute, eulogy,
ENDEMIC
characteristic of or often found in a particular locality, region, or people; restricted to or peculiar to that region; indigenuous,
ENERVATE
to weaken; to reduce in vitality,
ENGENDER
to cause, produce, give rise to,
ENIGMATIC
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand,
ENNUI
dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy,
ENORMITY
excessive wickedness; evilness,
EPHEMERAL
brief; fleeting, short-lived,
EPICURE
one devoted to sensual pleasure, particularly in food and drink; gourmand, sybarite,
EPISODIC
loosely connected, not flowing logically, occurring at intervals,
EPITHET
disparaging word or phrase,
EPITOME
embodiment (living example, model); quinessence,
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EQUANIMITY
composure, self-possesion,
EQUIVOCATE
to use ambiguous language with a deceptive intent,
ERRANT
traveling, itinerant, peripatetic,
ERUDITE
very learned; scholarly,
ESCHEW
to shun or avoid,
ESOTERIC
intended for or understood by a small, specific group,
ESSAY
to test or try; attempt, experiment,
ESTIMABLE
worthy, formidable,
EULOGY
a speech honoring the dead,
EVANESCENT
tending to disappear like vapor; vanishing,
EVINCE
to show clearly, to indicate,
EXACERBATE
to make worse or more severe,
EXACT
to demand, call for, require, take,
EXCORIATE
to censure scathingly, to upbraid,
EXCULPATE
exonerate; to clear of blame,
EXEMPLAR
typical or standard specimen; paradigm, model,
EXHORT
to incite, to make urgent appeal,
EXIGENT
urgent; pressing; requiring immediate action or attention,
EXONERATE
to remove blame,
EXPATIATE
discuss or write about at length; to range freely,
EXPIATE
to atone or make amends for (make up for),
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EXPURGATE
to remove obscenity, purify, censor,
EXTANT
existing, not destroyed or lost,
EXTEMPORANEOUS
improvised; done without preparation,
EXTIRPATE
to destroy, exterminate, cut out, pull out by the roots,