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dearth
smallness of quantity or number; scarcity; a lack
demur
to question or oppose
didactic
intended or teach or instruct
discretion
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible recisions
disinterested
free of bias or self-interest; impartial
dogmatic
expressing a rigid opinion based on unproven or improvable priciples
ebullience
the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings
eclectic
composed of elements drawn from various sources
elegy
a mournful poem, especially one lamenting the dead
emollient
soothing, especially to the skin; making less harsh; mollifying; an agent that softens or smoothes the skin
empirical
based on observation or experiment
enigmatic
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
ephemeral
brief; fleeting
esoteric
intended for or understood by a small, specific group
eulogy
a speech honoring the dead
exonerate
to remove blame
facetious
playful; humorous
fallacy
an invalid or incorrect notion; a mistaken belief
furtive
marked by stealth; covert; surreptitious
gregarious
socialable; outgoing; enjoying the company of other people