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ebb
to fade
ebullient
full of enthusiasm
eclectic
from varied sources
ecumenical
universal, gneral
eddy
air or water current
edict
public order
edifice
building
edify
instruct morally
editorialize
to express an opinion
efface
to erase
effervescent
lively
efficacious
effective
effigy
stuffed doll, likeness of a person
effluvia
outpouring
effrontery
boldness
effulgent
brilliantly shining
effusive
pouring out
egocentric
centered on oneself
egregious
blatant
egress
exit
elegy
mournful poem
elicit
to draw out
elixir
substance believed to cure all ills
elliptic
oval
eloquent
fluent and persuasive
elucidate
to clarify
elude
to evade
emaciated
made skinny from hunger
emancipate
set free
embezzle
to steal in violation of a trust
embodiment
bodily form
embroil
to involve
emend
to correct a text
eminent
distinguished
emollient
soothing
emotive
evoking emotion
empathy
identification with another's feeling
empire
a nation ruling foreign people
empirical
based on observation or experiment
encore
to perform again
encumber
to burden
endemic
to inherent
enervate
to weaken
enigmatic
mysterious
enjoin
to urge
ennui
boredom
enormity
huge size
ensemble
small group of performers
enshroud
to cover with cloth
entail
to involve
enthrall
to charm
entomologist
one who studies insects
entreat
to beg, plead
enumerate
to list
enunciate
to pronounce clearly
envisage
to imagine
epigraph
quote at the beginning of a book
epilogue
concluding section of a book
epiphany
sudden realization
epistolary
in forms of letters
epoch
a period of time
equanimity
calmness
equine
related to horses
equitable
just
eradicate
to eliminate
erroneous
incorrect
erudite
learned
eschew
to avoid
esoteric
understood by only a few
estrange
to alienate
etymology
origin of words
euphony
pleasant sound
evanescent
disappearing
evict
to force out (of an apartment)
evince
to show clearly
evoke
to call out
excerpt
a selection from a book or play
excoriate
to tear the skin off
excruciating
intensely painful
excuplate
to clear of blame
exhilaration
energetic happiness
exorbitant
excessively expensive
expansive
sweeping, expanding
expatriate
living outside his country
expectorate
to spit
expedient
convenient
expiate
make amends
expire
to come to an end
explicit
clearly defined
exponent
a champion
expound
to elaborate
expunge
to erase
extemporaneous
unrehearsed
extinction
end of a living species
extort
to obtain by threat
extremity
outermost part
extricate
to free from
extrinsic
coming from outside
exuberant
lively, happy
extenuate
to lessen the effect