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emulate
to try to be equal to or better than; to imitate
enamored
to be in love with
ant: dislike
enhance
to increase the value or beauty of something
ant: diminish, decrease
enigma
a puzzling or seemingly inexplicable situation, person, etc.
enraptured
to be delighted beyond measure
enunciate
to pronounce words clearly and distinctly
erudite
scholarly; having or showing a wide knowledge gained from reading
ant: unlettered, illiterate
evince
to show clearly
ethnic
of or having to do with races or classes of people and their language, culture, history, etc.
evoke
to call forth; to draw forth
exhort
to use words or arguments to incite one to do good deeds
exodus
a departure, especially in a large group
ant: entry, a returning
expatriate
one who chosses to leave his or native country
expedient
the best means to do something under a given set of circumstances, especially if it will bring about personal gain
explicit
clearly stated
ant: ambiguous, vague
expound
to explain; to set forth point by point; to interpret
expunge
to erase
extol
to praise highly
ant: belittle, denigrate, disparage
extradite
to turn a prisoner over to the jurisdiction of another country or state where the crime was allegedly committed
extraneous
not belonging; foreign; nonessential
ant: relevant, intrinsic, essential
extrovert
one who is outgoing, friendly; one who is more interested in what is going on around him or her than in his or her own inner being or thoughts
ant: introvert, withdrawn
exult
to rejoice over a success or victory
fallacy
a false or mistaken idea
ant: truism, fact, axiom
feasible
reasonable, likely; capable of being carried out
ant: impartial
fiasco
a complete, ridiculous failure
ant: success
fickle
likely to change without reason
ant: steadfast, determined, loyal
fluctuate
to move; to vary irregularly
ant: stay, abide, persist
formidable
hard to overcome or deal with; causing fear or awe
ant: harmless, feeble, insignificant
frowzy
dirty, unkempt
ant: clean, tidy
frugal
not wasteful; thrifty
ant: wasteful