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entrepeneur
one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of business or enterprise
Epicurean
1. describes one who indulges in and is devoted to sensual pleasures especially food and wine
Epilogue
1. a short often conclusion at the end of a literary work dealing with the charaters after the play(an after work)

2. the ending scene, statements, or speech or a play

etm. from greek logos - after
Epitaph
an inscription on a tomb stone in memory of one burried there

etm. Taphos - from greek meaning tomb
Epoch
1. a memorable event or date

etm. from greek epokhe - a point in time
Equanimity
1. evenness of mind especially under stress
2. balance

etm. (from latin)
aeguus - even
animus - mind
Equestrian
1. one who rides on horseback

etm. from latin equus - horse
Errant
1. traveling or given to traveling
2. not following a set course or path
Exemplary
1. serving as a pattern
2. serving as an example,instance,or illustration


--exemplary work--
Facade
1. the front of a bulding
2. a false, superficial, or artificial appearanceor effect
Facile (Adj.)
1. used or comprehended with ease
2. mild or pleasing in manner or disposition
Fanaticism (N.)
excessively enthusiastically and often intensely uncrittically devotional outlook,or behavior

etm: from latin - fanum meaning "temple"
Fatuous
1. Silly
2.uncontiously foolish
Fecundity (N.)
1. fruitfullness and furtility
2. productive or creative power
Fell
1. fierce, cruel, terrible, sinister
2. very destructive
Filch
to take, especially something of little value
Fickle
marked by lack of steadfastness, constancy, or stability
Finale
the close or termination or something
Finesse
1. skillfull handling of a situation
2. to bring about or manage by adroit meaneuvering - trick
Foible (N.)
a minor flaw or shortcoming in character or behavior; a weakness
Franchise
1. the license granted to an individual or group to market a company's goods or services in a particular territory

2. a business granted such a right or license
Frenetic (Adj)
1. Frenzied
2. frantic
Fresco
the art of painting freshly spread moist lime plaster with waterbased pigments
Freshet
1. a stream
2. a great rise or overflowing of a stream caused by heavy rains or melted snow
Frieze
1. a sculptured or richly ornamented band (as on a bulding or piece or furniture)

-->2. a horizontal decorated piece (wallpaper) along the top of a room
Fritter (V.)
to spend or waster bit by bit, or trifles, or without commensurate return (used with away)
Frowzy
1. Musty, stale
2. having a slovenly or uncared for appearance
Gadfly (N.)
a persistant, irritating critic
Genre
a catagorey or artistic, musical, or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form, or content
Glut
an excessive quantity
Glutinous
having the quality of glue; gummy
Gossamer
something light, delicate, or flimsy

etm. goose + somer (summer)
Gouge
1. to poke or take out
2. to become very high -- price gouges
Grandiloquent
A lofty bombastic style or quality especially in language
Guffaw
a loud burst of laughter
HEresy
1. an opinion or doctorine contrary to church dogma
hierarchy
1. a body of person in authority

2. catagoration of people marked by rank
Hireling
1. One who works soely for compesation

--person who does unskilled labor--
Hogshead
1. a large cask or barrel
2. any of various units of capacity
3. a pub in harry potter