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epiphany
appearance of a deity(god); revelation
eminent
famous
epigram
witty saying
engender
to produce; to create
equanimity
calmness; evenness of temperament
earnest
sincere or serious
epitome
a typical example or a summary
eerie
mysterious
envoy
messenger
edifice
structure; building
epoch
particular period of history
egalitarian
belief in the equality of all men
eon
extremely long period of time
ellipsis
the omission in a sentence of a word or words
erotic
pertaining to sexual love
emissary
one sent on a special mission
epicure
one who seeks pleasure in fine foods
emit
to send out
epilogue
closing part of a speech or literary work
empathy
understanding another's feelings
epic
a long poem
enclave
a country, or part of a country, surrounded by another country
ephemeral
temporary; short-lived
encompass
to include
equinox
the time when day and night are of equal length
encore
a repeat performance
equivocal
doubtful
entice
to attract
epitaph
inscription on a tomb
endemic
confined to a particular area
envisage
to imagine
ennui
boredom
equestrian
a horseback rider
enfranchise
to give the right to vote
epistle
a letter
egregious
very bad; outrageous
erode
to wear away
enthrall
to charm
equine
pertaining to horses
enunciate
to pronounce clearly
epithet
a descriptive word or phrase
embryo
in an early stage
err
to make a mistake
entrenched
firmly established
eradicate
to wipe out
edify
to improve someone morally; to instruct
entourage
a group of followers
elaborate
to give details; complex
elysian
blissful
elude
to avoid
elecit
to cause to be revealed
effigy
likeness
enamored
in love with
electrify
to thrill
elusive
difficult to grasp
enlighten
to inform
elapse
to pass
environs
surroundings
enormity
an outrageous and immoral act
embank
to put a wall around
ensue
to follow
emulate
to imitate
effectual
effective; adequate
ensconce
to hide; to conceal
enigmatic
mysterious
eccentric
unusual; odd; weird
effeminate
unmanly; womanly; soft and weak
emetic
causing vomiting
effervescent
bubbly; spirited
engross
completely absorbed in
effusion
an uncontrolled display of emotion
endorse
to support
eclectic
choosing from various sources
ebb
to slowly decrease
effluent
flowing out
effete
worn-out; barren
effeminate
unmanly; womanly; soft and weak
earthy
realistic; coarse
echelon
level of power
elegy
a sad poem or speech
entrepreneur
a businessman; promoter
empirical
based on experience rather than theory
effrontery
shameful boldness
emanate
to come forth; to send forth
engulf
to overwhelm
entreaty
a request; a plea
encumbrance
hindrance or obstruction
efface
to wipe out
eloquent
articulate; speaking well
enhance
to increase in value or beauty; to improve
entity
independent being
eclipse
to outshine
embroil
to involve in trouble
elucidate
to make clear
encroach
to intrude
elixir
remedy
efficacy
power to produce an effect
ecclesiastical
pertaining to the church
embezzle
to steal
embellish
to decorate; to add details; to exaggerate
enduring
forever; lasting
ebullient
enthusiastic
egress
exit
emancipate
to set free
emollient
something that soothes or softens
enervate
to weaken
enrapture
to delight beyond measure
emaciated
abnormally thin