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55 Cards in this Set

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Edict
An order, decree
Efface
To wipe out, obliterate, rub away
Effervescent
Bubbly, lively
Efficacious
Effective
Effrontery
Impudence, nerve, insolence
Effulgent
Radiant, splendorous
Elegy
A speech given in honor of a dead person
Elicit
To bring forth, draw out, evoke
Elucidate
To clarify, explain
Emaciated
Very thin, enfeebled looking
Embezzle
To steal money by falsifying records
Emend
To correct or revise a written text
Eminent
Distinguished, prominent, famous OR conspicuous
Emote
To express emotion
Empirical
Based on observation or experience OR capable of being proved or disproved by experiment
Enamor
To fill with love, fascinate, usually used in passive form followed by "of" or "with"
Encumber
To weigh down, burden
Enervate
To weaken, exhaust
Enfranchise
To grant the vote to
Engender
To bring about, create, generate
Enigmatic
Mystifying, crpytic
Ennui
Boredom, weariness
Entail
To include as a necessary step
Enthrall
To charm, hold spellbound
Ephemeral
Short-lived, fleeting, transitory
Epistolary
Related to or contained in letters
Epitome
A perfect example, embodiment
Equanimity
Composure
Equivocal
Ambiguous, uncertain, undecided
Erudite
Learned
Eschew
To shun, avoid
Esoteric
Understood by only a few, arcane
Espouse
To take up as a cause, support
Ethereal
Heavenly, exceptionally delicate or refined
Etymology
The history of words, their origin and development
Euphoric
Elated, uplifted
Evanescent
Fleeting, momentary, transitory, ephemeral
Evince
To show, reveal
Exacerbate
To make more violent, intense
Exasperate
To irritate, irk
Excursion
A trip or outing
Execrable
Loathsome, detestable
Exhort
To urge, prod, spur
Exigent
Urgent, critical
Exonerate
To free from guilt or blame, exculpate, vindicate
Exorbitant
Excessive
Expedient
Advisable, advantageous, serving one's self-interest
Expiate
To make amends for, atone
Expunge
To obliterate, eradicate
Expurgate
To remove offensive or incorrect parts, usually of a book
Extant
Existing, not destroyed or lost
Extol
To praise, revere
Extraneous
Irrelevant, extra, not necessary
Extricate
To disentangle
Exult
To rejoice