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dynamic
adj. active adj. efficient
elation
n. rise in spirits n. act of raising in rank or honor
earthy
adj. unrefined adj. indecent
elicit
vb. draw out by discussion
effusion
n. pouring forth
eclipse
vb. darken vb. extinguish vb. go beyond
efface
vb. rub out
effeminate
adj. having womanly traits
eclat
n. brilliance n. glory
ecclesiastic
adj. pertaining to the church
eclecticism
n. selection of elements from various sets of opinions or systems
effete
adj. worn out adj. exhausted adj. fruitless
edify
vb. instruct vb. correct morally
effluvium
n. injurious smell
egotism
n. high opinion of one's self n. act of taking excessive pride in one's looks
effectual
adj. efficient
egress
n. exit
effigy
n. dummy
effusive
adj. pouring forth adj. gushing
ejaculation
n. exclmation
elixir
n. cure-all n. something that animates or strengthens
elegiacal
adj. mournful adj. like a sad poem
elusory
adj. tending to deceive expectations adj.elusive
effrontery
n. shameless boldness
elaboration
n. addition of details n. complexity
duress
n. forcible restraint, especially unlawfully
effervesce
vb. bubble over vb. show excitement
dwindle
vb. shrink vb. reduce
ecstasy
n. joy n. any overpowering enmotion n. great happiness
eccentricity
n. strangeness n. peculiarity
egoism
n. excessive interest in one's self n. belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others
elucidate
vb. explain vb. give information to
educe
vb. draw forth vb. bring about
eloquence
n. expressivenessn. persuasive speech
dyspeptic
adj. suffering from indigestion
elusive
adj. evasive adj. confusing adj. hard to grasp
ebullient
adj. showing excitement adj. overflowing with enthusiasm
egregious
adj. gross adj. shocking
eerie
adj. weird
efficacy
n. power to produce desired effect