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Endemic
belonging to a particular area, inherent
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Enervate
to weaken, sap strength from
Engender
to produce, cause, bring about
Enigmatic
puzzling, inexplicable
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Enjoin
to urge, order, command, forbid or prohibit, as by judicial order
Enmity
hostility, antagonism, ill-will
Ennui
boredom, lack of interest and energy
Enormity
state of being gigantic or terrible
Esconce
to settle comfortable into a place
Enthrall
to captivate, enchant, enslave
Entreat
to plead, beg
Enunciate
to pronounce clearly
Ephemeral
momentary, transient, fleeting
Epicure
person with refined taste in food and wine
Epigram
short, witty saying or poem
Epilogue
concluding section of a literary work
Epitome
representative of an entire group, summary
Equanimity
calmness, composure
Equine
relating to horse
Equivocal
ambiguous, open to more than one interpretation
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Equivocate
to use vague or ambiguous language intentionally
Eradicate
to erase or wipe out
Errant
straying, mistaken roving
Erudite
learned, scholarly
Eschew
to abstain from avoid
Esoteric
understood by only a learned few
Espouse
to support or advocate to marry
Estrange
to alienate, keep at a distance
Ethereal
not earthly, spiritual, delicate
Eulogy
high praise, often in a public speech
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Euphemism
use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of a more distasteful one
Euphony
pleasant, harmonious sound
Euphoria
feeling of well-being or happiness
Evade
to avoid, dodge
Evanescent
momentary, transitory, short-lived
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Evict
to put out or force out
Exacerbate
to aggravate, intensify the bad qualities of
Exasperation
irritation
Excerpt
selection from a book or play
Excruciating
agonizing, intensely painful
Exculpate
to clear of blame or fault, vindicate
Execrable
utterly detestable, abhorrent
Exhilaration
state of being energetic or filled with happiness
Exhort
to urge or incite by strong appeals
Exonerate
to clear of blame, absolve
Exorbitant
extravagant, greater than reasonable
Expedient(adj.)
convenient, efficient, practical
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Expiate
to atone for, make amends for
Explicit
clearly defined, specific, forthright in express
Exponent
one who champions or advocates
Expound
to elaborate, to expand or increase
Expunge
to erase, eliminate completely
Expurgate
to censor
Extemporaneous
unrehearsed, on the spur of the moment
Extenuate
to lessen the seriousness, strength, or effect of
Extol
to praise
Extricate
to free from, disentangle
Extrinsic
not inherent or essential, coming from without
Exuberant
lively, happy, and full of good spirits
Exude
to give off, ooze