|1||enamored||(adjective satellite) marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness; "she was crazy about him"; "gaga over the rock group's new album"; "he was infatuated with her"|
|2||encomium||(noun) a formal expression of praise|
|3||encroach||(verb) advance beyond the usual limit|
(verb) impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"
|4||encumber||(verb) hold back|
|5||endemic||(noun) a plant that is native to a certain limited area; "it is an endemic found only this island"|
(noun) a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
(adjective satellite) originating where it is found; "the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan"
(adjective) native to or confined to a certain region; "the islands have a number of interesting endemic species"
(adjective) of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality; "diseases endemic to the tropics"; "endemic malaria"; "food shortages and starvation are endemic in certain parts of th
|6||endorse||(verb) of documents or cheques|
(verb) guarantee as meeting a certain standard; "certified grade AAA meat"
(verb) be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
(verb) give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"
|7||enervate||(verb) weaken mentally or morally|
(verb) disturb the composure of
|8||enfeeble||(verb) make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"|
|9||enfranchised||(adjective) endowed with the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote|
|10||engender||(verb) make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"|
(verb) call forth
|11||enhance||(verb) increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"|
(verb) make better or more attractive; "This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat"
|12||enigma||(noun) something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"|
(noun) a difficult problem
|13||enigmatic||(adjective satellite) resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought; "the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"; "so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"; "an enigmatic smile"|
(adjective satellite) not clear to the understanding; "I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later"; "prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries"
|14||ennui||(noun) the feeling of being bored by something tedious|
|15||eon||(noun) (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe|
(noun) an immeasurably long period of time
(noun) the longest division of geological time
|16||ephemeral||(adjective satellite) enduring a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but at is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"|
|17||epicure||(noun) a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)|
|18||epigram||(noun) a witty saying|
|19||epilogue||(noun) a short passage added at the end of a literary work; "the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"|
(noun) a short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play
|20||epiphany||(noun) a divine manifestation|
(noun) twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus
|21||epitaph||(noun) an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there|
(noun) a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person
|22||epitome||(noun) a standard or typical example; "he is the prototype of good breeding"; "he provided America with an image of the good father"|
(noun) a brief abstract (as of an article or book)
|23||equanimity||(noun) steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"|
|24||equinox||(noun) (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic|
(noun) either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
|25||equivocal||(adjective satellite) uncertain as a sign or indication; "the evidence from bacteriologic analysis was equivocal"|
(adjective) open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead; "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivo
(adjective satellite) open to question; "aliens of equivocal loyalty"; "his conscience reproached him with the equivocal character of the union into which he had forced his son"-Anna Jameson
|26||eradication||(noun) the complete destruction of every trace of something|
|27||errant||(adjective satellite) uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable; "an errant breeze"|
(adjective satellite) straying from the right course or from accepted standards; "errant youngsters"
|28||erratic||(adjective satellite) liable to sudden unpredictable change; "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"|
(adjective satellite) likely to perform unpredictably; "erratic winds are the bane of a sailor"; "a temperamental motor; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn't"; "that beautiful but temperamental instrument the flute"- Osbert Lancaster
(adjective satellite) having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"
|29||erroneous||(adjective satellite) containing or characterized by error; "erroneous conclusions"; "the answer was inaccurate"|
|30||erudite||(adjective satellite) having or showing profound knowledge; "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor"|
|31||eschew||(verb) avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of|
|32||esoteric||(adjective) confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle; "a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories"|
|33||estimable||(adjective satellite) may be computed or estimated; "a calculable risk"; "computable odds"; "estimable assets"|
(adjective) deserving of respect or high regard
(adjective satellite) deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
|34||ethereal||(adjective satellite) characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"|
(adjective satellite) characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing"
(adjective satellite) of heaven or the spirit; "celestial peace"; "ethereal melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death"
(adjective) of or containing or dissolved in ether; "ethereal solution"
|35||ethnic||(adjective satellite) not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam|
(adjective satellite) denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people; "influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy; "ethnic food"
|36||eulogy||(noun) a formal expression of praise|
|37||euphemism||(noun) an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive|
|38||euphony||(noun) any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds; "he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes"|
|39||evanescent||(adjective satellite) tending to vanish like vapor; "evanescent beauty"|
|40||evasion||(noun) the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver|
(noun) nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
(noun) the deliberate act of failing to pay money; "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment"
(noun) a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
|41||evoke||(verb) call to mind or evoke|
(verb) evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
(verb) deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"
(verb) call forth; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
(verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
|42||exculpate||(verb) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"|
|43||execute||(verb) sign in the presence of witnesses; "The President executed the treaty"|
(verb) put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"
(verb) carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
(verb) kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; "In some states, criminals are executed"
(verb) murder execution-style; "The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"
(verb) carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; "Run the dishwasher"; "run a new program on the Mac"; "the computer executed the instruction"
(verb) carry out the legalities of; "execute a will or a deed"
|44||exemplary||(adjective satellite) serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"|
(adjective satellite) being or serving as an illustration of a type; "the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action exemplary of his conduct";
(adjective satellite) worthy of imitation; "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens"
|45||exhaustive||(adjective satellite) very thorough; exhaustively complete; "an exhaustive study"; "made a thorough search"; "thoroughgoing research"|
|46||exhume||(verb) dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies|
|47||exigent||(adjective satellite) requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"|
(adjective satellite) demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
|48||exonerate||(verb) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"|
|49||exorbitant||(adjective satellite) greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usorious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending"|