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plethora
(PLETH-er-a), noun

Superabundance; excess; a large amount

The history teacher had a plethora of knowledge about the Civil War.
embargo
(em-BAR-go), noun

An order by a government prohibiting merchant ships from entering or leaving its ports; a prohibition by a government on certain or all trade with a foreign nation.

The Union government placed an embargo on Confederate ports during the Civil War.
enthusiastic
(en-THOO-ze-AS-tik), adjective

Having or showing great interest or excitement

The principal gave an enthusiastic welcome to the new teachers.
exponent
(X-spo-nant), noun

A number or symbol, placed to the right of an above the expression to which it applies that indicates the number of times a mathematical expression is used as a factor.
exult
(ig-ZULT), intransitive verb

To rejoice greatly; be jubilant or triumphant

The winners should not exult over the defeat of the losing team.