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euthanasia
n. mercy killing
espouse
vb. adopt vb. support
exhume
vb. dig out of the ground vb. remove from a grave
exchequer
n. treasury
exhort
vb. urge
euphonious
adj. pleasing in sound
exercrate
vb. curse vb. express hatred for
escapade
n. prank n. irresponsible and silly behavior
eschew
vb. avoid
erudition
n. high degree of knowledge and learning
esoteric
adj. known only to be the chosen few
exegesis
n. explanation, especially of Biblical passages
eviscerate
vb. disembowel vb. remove entrails
exculpate
vb. clear from blame
eugenic
adj. pertaining to the improvement of race
exacerbate
vb. worsen vb. cause bitter feelings
estrange
vb. alienate
exasperate
vb. annoy
exalt
vb. raise in rank or dignity vb. praise
ethereal
adj. light adj. heavenly fine
ethnic
adj. relating to races
evoke
vb. call forth
ethnology
n. study of man
exaction
n. excessive demand n. extortion
excoriate
vb. tear off skin vb. vb. wear away by friction
etymology
n. study of derivation, structure and development of words
execrable
adj. very bad
evasive
adj. not frank adj. eluding
euphemism
n. mild expression in place of an unpleasant one
espionage
n. spying
erudite
adj. learned adj. scholarly
excision
n. act of cutting away
eulogy
n. praise
espirit de corps
n. someone who shares the same interests n. spirit
evanescent
adj. fleeting adj. vanishing
exemplary
adj. serving as a model adj. outstanding
evince
vb. show clearly
exhaustive
adj. thorough adj. comprehensive
execute
vb. put into effect vb. carry out
eulogistic
adj. praising