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Ensue


v.

To follow as a result

Enthrall


v.

To charm or captivate; to enslave

Entreat


v. (n. Entreaty)

To plead with; to beg

Envisage


v.

To visualize as a future possibility

Epicurean


adj., n.

Disposed to pursue pleasurable or luxurious things in life.

Epitaph


n.

A tombstone or monument inscription

Epithet


n.

A word or phrase descriptive of a person's nature or position - (commonly pejorative)

Equivocate


v. (n. Equivocation)

To use ambiguity deliberately to evade facing a main issue

Erratic


adj.

Straying, or Deviating from conventional conduct; Eccentric (strange; odd)

Ersatz


n.

An inferior substitute

Erstwhile


adv.

Formerly; of old

Erudite


adj. (n. Erudition)

Scholarly; profoundly learned

Eugenics


n.

The science concerned with improvement of man-kind

Evince


v.

To show clearly; to provoke; to reveal

Exhort


v. (n. Exhortation)

To warn; to urge or advise emphatically

Exodus


n.

Emigration (usually in large numbers)

Expedient


n. and adj. (n. Expediency)

Conveniently advantagous

Expound


v. (n. exposition, adj. expository, n. exponent)

To advocate or give a detailed explanation

Extort


v. (n. Extortion, n. Extortionist)

To secure something by undue force or persuasion

Extradite


v. (n. Extradition)

To obtain for trial the surrender of a fugitive or prisoner from another's authority or jurisdiction