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eagre, eager
n. - tidal bore.
 
ebeneous
adj. - pertaining to or like ebony. ébéniste, n. cabinet-maker who veneers furniture; ebonist. ebonist, n. worker in ebony.
 
ebriection
n. - mental breakdown from too much boozing
 
ebriose
adj. - drunk. ebriosity, n.
 
ebrious
adj. - tending to overimbibe; slightly drunk
 
eburnean, eburneous
adj. - like, pertaining to or made of ivory. eburnated, adj. like ivory. eburnation, n. disease in which cartilage or bone becomes very hard and dense like ivory.
 
ecbatic
adj. - Grammar, signifying result without intention.
 
ecbolic
adj.,n. - (drug) helping childbirth or causing abortion.
 
ecchymosis
n. - discolored spot due to effusion of blood into tissue. ecchymosed, adj.
 
ecclesiarch
n. - church ruler. ecclesiarchy, n. government by clerics.
 
ecclesiolatry
n. - an all-consuming devotion to the church
 
ecclesiology
n. - study of ecclesiastical art, decoration, etc. ecclesiological, adj. ecclesiologist, n.
 
eccoprotic
adj.,n. - purgative. eccoprophoric, adj. like a purgative in action.
 
eccrinology
n. - study of excretion and secretion. eccritic, n. & a. purgative.
 
ecdemic
adj. - originating elsewhere; not endemic.
 
ecdemomania
n. - compulsive wandering
 
ecdysis
n. - moulting of outer skin, etc.
 
echinulate
adj. - having small spines. echinuliform, adj. like small spines.
 
echolalia
n. - habitual or pathological repitition of others' words or remarks
 
echometer
n. - device measuring the duration of sounds.
 
echopraxia
n. - habitual repetition of others' actions.
 
eclipsis
n. - omission of a grammatical element necessary to the full meaning of a sentence
 
ecmnesia
n. - loss of recent memory with retention of earlier memories
 
ecophobia
n. - dislike of home.
 
ecphonesis
n. - exclamation
 
ectasis
n. - dilatation. ectatic, adj.
 
ecthlipsis
n. - (pl. -ses) in Latin, omission of final m.
 
ecthyma
n. - skin eruption bearing several pustules.
 
ectobatic
adj. - efferent.
 
ectocranial
adj. - pertaining to exterior of skull.
 
ectoderm
n. - outermost membrane and tissue. ectodermal, ectodermic, adj. ectodermosis, n. disease of the ectoderm.
 
ectogenesis
n. - development outside body. ectogenic, ectogenous, adj.
 
ectomorph
n. - psychophysical type with long thin bones and large surface relative to weight, often inhibited and shy. ectomorphic, adj. ectomorphy, n.
 
ectoparasite
n. - parasite on surface of animals. ectophyte, n. such plant parasite.
 
ectorhinal
adj. - pertaining to exterior of nose.
 
ectozoon
n. - (pl. -zoa) external parasite. ectozoan, ectozoic, adj.
 
ectype
n. - copy; non-eternal being or idea. ectypography, n. etching in relief.
 
ecumenical
adj. - world-wide; pertaining to whole church. ecumenicalism, n. promotion of Christian unity. ecumenicity, n.
 
edacious
adj. - jocular, pertaining to eating; gluttonous. edacity, n.
 
edaphic
adj. - pertaining to or conditioned by soil; indigenous. edaphology, n. study of soils. edaphon, n. living organisms in soil.
 
edea
n. - the external genitals
 
edentate
adj. - belonging to the order including anteaters, armadillos, and sloths, lacking incisor and canine teeth.
 
edipol
n. - a mild oath
 
educe
v. - bring out, develop; elicit. educible, adj. educt, n. substance separated out unchanged from another decomposing substance. eduction, n. act of educing; exhaust stroke of steam or internal-combustion engine. eductive, adj.
 
edulcorate
v. - to sweeten or purify
 
eesome
adj. - pleasing to the eye
 
efferent
adj. - carrying away; conveying outwards; n. such nerve, blood-vessel, etc.
 
effictio
n. - personal description, as a head-to-foot catalogue of one's outward appearance
 
effiguration
n. - elaborate, detailed description of an object oran event
 
efflation
n. - an emanation; a puff
 
effleurage
n. - gentle stroking used in massage.
 
effloresce
v. -i. flower; burgeon; Chemistry, become powder when exposed to air; develop a powdery crust. efflorescence, n. efflorescent, adj.
 
effodient
adj. - burrowing.
 
effulgent
adj. - radiant; bright. effulgence, n.
 
egest
v. - excrete. egesta, n.pl. excrements. egestion, n. egestive, adj.
 
eidetic
adj. - (of visual etc. images) exceptionally vivid; n. person having very vivid mental pictures.
 
eidolon
n. - phantom. eidolic, adj. eidolism, n. belief in ghosts. eidolology, n. study of mental imagery.
 
eirenic, irenic
adj. - promoting peace. eirenicism, n. such state of mind. eirenicon, n. such act. eirenics, n. theology aiming at religious unity.
 
eirenicon
n. - a statement to bring into harmony or sythesize conflicting doctrines; articulated compromise or reconciliation
 
eisegesis
n. - incorrect explanation of text, especially of Bible, by distorting the meaning to fit preconceived ideas. eisegetical, adj.
 
ekistics
n. - scientific study of human settlements.
 
elaeometer
n. - device measuring the specific gravity of oils.
 
elaterid
n. - click beetle. elateroid, adj.
 
elaterium
n. - aperient extracted from a species of cucumber.
 
elaterometer
n. - instrument measuring pressure of gas.
 
eldritch
adj. - weird, eerie, ghastly, horrifying
 
elecampane
n. - large yellow-flowered plant, with root from which sweetmeat is made.
 
electret
n. - a non-conductor having permanent positive and negative poles, the electrostatic equivalent of a permanent magnet.
 
electrolier
n. - chandelier for electric lamps.
 
electromerism
n. - ionization of gases.
 
electromotive
adj. - pertaining to electric motion; causing electric current. electromotive force, amount of electric energy; voltage; potential (abbr. e.m.f.).
 
electrophorus
n. - (pl. -ri) instrument consisting of ebonite disc, electrified by friction, and metal plate in which positive electricity is induced from the disc. electrophoric, adj.
 
electropositive
adj. - positively charged; passing to cathode in electrolysis; basic; n. such substance.
 
electrotype
n. - plate for printing consisting of soft mould covered with metal electrolytically; v.i. & t. make electrotype (of). electrotypy, n.
 
electuary
n. - medical remedy in syrup.
 
eleemosynary
adj. - pertaining to charity; living on charity
 
elegiac
n. - Prosody, verse line of five dactyls with marked caesura; a. pertaining to or written in such verse line; mournful. elegiac couplet, dactylic hexameter followed by dactylic pentameter. elegiacs, n. verses written in elegaic metre or couplets. elegy, n.
 
elenchus
n. - a refutation of an opponent's conclusion, esp. througha syllogistic proof of an alternative conclusion
 
eleutheromania
n. - strong desire for freedom. eleutheromaniac, n. & a.
 
elide
v. - Phonetics. suppress or omit in pronunciation. elision, n.
 
éloge
n. - eulogy; laudatory funeral oration.
 
eluant, eluent
n. - solvent used in elution. eluate, n. solution resulting from elution.
 
elucubrate
v. - to work studiously
 
elumbated
adj. - weak in the loins
 
elute
v. - wash out; purify or separate by washing. elution, elutor, n. elutriate, v. purify by washing and straining. elutriation, elutriator, n.
 
eluvium
n. - detritus from weathering of rock. eluvial, adj.
 
elydoric
adj. - with both oil and water colors.
 
elytron, elytrum
n. - (pl. -ra) insect's hardened forewing, forming case for hind wing. elytral, adj. elytriferous, elytrigerous, adj. bearing elytra. elytriform, adj. like elytra.
 
emarcid
adj. - wilted.
 
emarginate
adj. - having notched edges. emargination, n.
 
emblic
adj. - kind of myrobalan.
 
embolalia
n. - the use of virtually meaningless filler words, phrases, or stammerings in speech, whether as unconscious utterings while arranging one's thoughts or as a vacuous, inexpressive mannerism
 
embonpoint
n. - corpulence.
 
embouchement
n. - opening of passage. embouchure, n. river mouth; mouthpiece; placing of lips, etc., about mouthpiece of musical instrument.
 
embow
v. - arch, vault. embowed, adj.
 
embracery
n. - Law, offence of attempting to influence a jury or juror. embrace, v. embracer, n.
 
embranchment
n. - branching out; branch, ramification.
 
embrangle
v. - confuse, perplex.
 
embrasure
n. - loophole in fortifications; window-opening with slanted sides.
 
embrocation
n. - lubricating or rubbing the body with liniment,oil, etc.
 
embulalia
n. - inserting of nonsense into speech, as inschizophrenia
 
emenctae naris
phr. - of a wiped nose: of matured judgment; of nice discernment
 
emiction
n. - urination; urine. emictory, n. & a. (drug) promoting urination.
 
emmenagogue
n. - drug aiding menstruation. emmenagogic, adj. emmeniopathy, n. menstruation disorder. emmenology, n. study of menstruation.
 
emmenology
n. - the study of menstruation
 
emmetropia
n. - perfect refraction of eye. emmetropic, adj.
 
emolument
n. - salary; profit.
 
empaestic, empaistic
adj. - embossed.
 
empasm
n. - scented powder concealing odour of perspiration.
 
empennage
n. - tail assembly of an aircraft.
 
emphractic
adj.,n. - (substance) closing skin pores. emphraxia, emphraxis, n. obstruction, especially of pores.
 
emphysema
n. - Medicine, swollen state of tissue due to air or gas, especially in lungs. emphysematous, adj. so swollen; bloated; bladderlike.
 
emphyteusis
n. - contract granting possession of land for long period on certain conditions. emphyteutic, adj.
 
empleomania
n. - a mania for holding public office
 
emporeutic, emporetic
adj. - pertaining to trade; n. merchandise.
 
empressé
adj. - (fem. -ée pron. same) in haste; eager. empressement, n. show of affection.
 
empressement
n. - extreme politeness
 
emption
n. - buying.
 
empyema
n. - (pl. -ta) collection of pus in body cavity, especially in pleural cavity. empyemic, adj.
 
empyrean
adj.,n. - (pertaining to) the sky; heaven. empyreal, adj.
 
emulgent
adj. - draining; purifying; pertaining to kidneys; n. drug stimulating bile.
 
emunctory
adj.,n. - excretory (organ).
 
en clair
phr. - in plain, uncoded language, as in unclassified military communication
 
enallage
n. - Grammar, exchange of part of speech, gender, tense, etc., for another.
 
enantiomorph
n. - either of a pair of asymmetric figures that are mirror images of each other, e.g. a pair of hands.
 
enantiosis
n. - rhetorical device of ironically stating the opposite of what is meant.
 
enarthrosis
n. - ball-and-socket joint.
 
enate
adj. - growing out; n. relation on mother's side. enatic, adj. related on mother's side; having same mother. enation, n. outgrowth; enatic relationship.
 
encaenia
n. - festival commemorating dedication or foundation.
 
encaustic
adj. - burnt in; n. painting with wax colors fixed by heat.
 
enceinte
adj. - pregnant; n. fortification enclosing fortress or town; cathedral close.
 
encephalon
n. - (pl. -la) the brain. encephalograph, n. X- ray photograph of brain. encephaloid, adj. brain-like. encephaloma, n. brain tumour.
 
enchiridion
n. - a manual or handbook
 
enchorial
adj. - native, endemic
 
enchylema
n. - fluid part of protoplasm. enchylematous, adj.
 
enclitic
adj. - dependent, especially of word or particle attached to preceding word in pronunciation; n. such word or particle. enclisis, n. pronunciation of enclitic word.
 
encomic
adj. - applied to closely curled woolly hair.
 
encomium
n. - (pl. -ia) eulogy. encomiast, n. composer of such. encomiastic, adj.
 
endeictic
adj. - demonstrating.
 
endermic
adj. - acting by absorption through the skin.
 
endiablee
v. - to put the devil into
 
endocardium
n. - membrane lining heart cavities. endocardiac, endocardial, adj. endocarditis, n. inflammation of this.
 
endogamy
n. - marriage to person of same tribe only. endogamic, endogamous, adj.
 
endogeny
n. - growth from within. endogenesis, n. endogeny. endogenetic, endogenic, adj. produced internally; pertaining to geological processes occurring within earth. endogenous, adj. developing or originating within.
 
endophagy
n. - cannibalism among members of same tribe; erosion of internal tissue.
 
endophasia
n. - internalized, inaudible speech.
 
endophyte
n. - endoparasitic plant. endophytic, adj.
 
endosmosis
n. - movement of substance into organ from surrounding fluid.
 
endothermy
n. - surgical introduction of electric needle or knife into tissues to produce heat. endothermic, endothermous, adj. pertaining to absorption of heat.
 
energumen
n. - person possessed by evil spirit; fanatic.
 
enervate
v. - weaken. enervation, enervator, n. enervative, adj.
 
enfleurage
n. - exposure of oils to scent of fresh flowers in perfume-making.
 
engastration
n. - the stuffing of one bird inside another
 
engrail
v. - decorate with curved notches; give serrated appearance to.
 
enissophobia
n. - fear of being reproached
 
enjambement
n. - running-over of sense or sentence from one verse line to next.
 
ennead
n. - set of nine. enneadic, adj.
 
enneaeteric
adj. - happening every ninth year.
 
enneagon
n. - nine-sided plane figure. enneagonal,, adj.
 
enneahedron
n. - nine-sided solid figure. enneahedral, adj.
 
enneatic
adj. - occurring once every nine times, days, years, etc.
 
enosiophobia
n. - fear of having committed an unpardonable sin
 
enphytotic
adj. - endemic (disease) of plants.
 
ensate, ensiform
adj. - sword-shaped.
 
ensynopticity
n. - the ability of taking a general view of something
 
entablement
n. - platform of a pedestal, supporting a statue.
 
entelechy
n. - Philosophy, perfect realization of end or cause.
 
enteric
adj. - pertaining to intestines; n. typhoid fever. enteritis, n. inflammation of intestines. enterography, n. description of intestines. enteroptosis, n. dropping and protrusion of intestines.
 
entheomania
n. - an abnormal state in which one thinks oneis inspired
 
enthetic
adj. - (especially of infectious disease) introduced into the body from without.
 
enthymeme
n. - an argument or formulated conclusion in which a premise is understood but not stated, whether in reasoning, advertising, or humor
 
entify
v. - make or regard as separate substance or entity. entifical, adj. entification, n.
 
entitative
adj. - regarded as entity alone, apart from attendant circumstances.
 
entomophagous
adj. - feeding on insects. entomophilous, adj. pollinated by insects.
 
entophyte
n. - parasitic plant living within another plant or animal. entophytal, entophytic, entophytous, adj.
 
entopic
adj. - Anatomy, in the normal position.
 
entoptic
adj. - pertaining to interior of eyeball. entotic, adj. pertaining to interior of ear.
 
entozoon
n. - (pl. -zoa) internal parasite. entozoal, adj. entozoan, n. & a. entozoology, n. study of these.
 
entre nous
phr. - adv. 'between ourselves'.
 
entrechat
n. - dancer's leap in which legs are quickly crossed or heels tapped.
 
entrepôt
n. - warehouse; importing for re-export.
 
entresol
n. - mezzanine floor.
 
enuresis
n. - inability to control urination; urine discharged involuntarily.
 
enzootic
adj.,n. - (disease) attacking animals.
 
eo ipso
phr. - by it itself: by that fact alone
 
eoan
adj. - of dawn or east.
 
eonism
n. - adoption of opposite sex's manners, clothes and mentality, especially by a man. eonist, n. transvestite.
 
eosophobia
n. - depression caused by fear of dawn
 
epact
n. - difference, represented by a number, between solar and lunar year, or calendar and lunar month; age of moon at start of calendar year. epactal, adj. intercalary.
 
epagoge
n. - inductive reasoning. epagogic, adj.
 
epanadiplosis
n. - Rhetoric, repetition at end of sentence of word used at beginning.
 
epanalepsis
n. - Rhetoric, repetition. epanaleptic, adj.
 
epanodos
n. - Rhetoric, return to theme from digression; repetition (of sentence) in reverse order.
 
epanorthosis
n. - correcting or retracting a statement even while making it, or thinking better of what one has begun to say
 
epeiric
adj. - (of sea) within the continental shelf.
 
epeirogeny
n. - geological formation of continents, oceans, etc. epeirogenic, adj.
 
epenthesis
n. - (pl. -ses ) introduction of sound into word; removal of vowel into preceding syllable. epenthesize, v. epenthetic, adj.
 
epenthis
n. - insertion of a letter or syllable into a word for pronunciation ease
 
epergne
n. - central ornament on table.
 
epexegetic
adj. - providing additional explanation or clarification
 
ephebic
adj. - of a youth just entering manhood
 
ephectic
adj. - habitually suspending judgment.
 
ephelis
n. - (pl. -lides, ) freckle.
 
ephemeromorph
n. - lower forms of life that defy animal orvegetable classification
 
ephemeron
n. - (pl. -ra) thing, especially insect, living for a day only. ephemeral, ephemerous, adj. short- lived. ephemerid, n. may-fly. ephemeris, n. (pl. - rides, almanac showing daily positions of heavenly bodies.
 
ephod
n. - garment of Jewish priest.
 
ephor
n. - magistrate of Sparta. ephoral, ephoric, adj. ephorate, n. office of ephor; whole body of ephors.
 
epicaricacy
n. - taking pleasure in others' misfortune
 
epicedium
n. - (pl. -ia) elegy; dirge. epicedial, adj.
 
epicene
adj. - 1. effeminate, unmanly 2. belonging to or partaking of the characteristics of both sexes
 
epichorial
adj. - belonging to a particular area. epichoric, epichoristic, adj.
 
epicolic
adj. - applied to lower abdomen lying over the colon.
 
epicrisis
vn. - praising or disparaging by paraphrasing or citing somebody else
 
epicritic
adj. - responding to small variations in temperature and touch.
 
epideictic
n. - for rhetorical or impressive effect; demonstrative or dramatic
 
epideictic(al)
adj. - displaying.
 
epidiascope
n. - projector for use with opaque as well as translucent objects.
 
epididymis
n. - (pl. -didymides ) convoluted duct at rear of testicle storing sperm.
 
epigamic
adj. - attracting opposite sex at breeding time.
 
epigastrium
n. - part of abdomen lying over the stomach. epigastrial, epigastric, adj.
 
epigeal, epigean, epigeous
adj. - living or growing near the ground.
 
epigenesis
n. - biological theory of the development of the embryo, through progressive differentiation of originally undifferentiated cells. epigenetic, adj. epigenist, epigenesist, n.
 
epigenous
adj. - growing on the (upper) surface of an organism.
 
epigone, epigon
n. - disciple, follower, imitator, especially in later generation.
 
epigones
n. - followers who are less gifted, lesser lights, inferior imitators
 
epilate
v. - remove (hair). epilation, n.
 
epilegomenon
n. - an added remark
 
epimorphic
adj. - passing several stages of growth in same form, especially of segmented insects. epimorphosis, n.
 
epimyth
n. - moral of story.
 
epinician
adj. - in celebration of victory. epinicion, n. song of victory or triumph.
 
epipastic
n. - medical dusting powder.
 
epiphenomenon
n. - secondary phenomenon associated with and apparently due to another. epiphenomenal, adj.
 
epiphora
n. - watering of eyes.
 
epiphoric
adj. - pertaining to a torrent of tears
 
epiphysis
n. - (pl. -ses ) separately ossified portion of bone, joining to main portion later. epiphysis cerebri, pineal body. epiphysary, epiphyseal, adj.
 
epiplexis
n. - asking a question as a form of reproach, or arguing that a sensible person must surely see the truth
 
epiplexis
n. - Rhetoric, reproof. epiplectic, adj.
 
epiploce
n. - rhetorical crescendo.
 
epipolism
n. - fluorescence. epipolic, adj. epipolize, v.
 
epipterous
adj. - Botany, having wings or wing-like projections at apex.
 
episcopicide
n. - the killing of a bishop
 
episematic
adj. - (of coloration) assisting recognition between members of same species.
 
epispastic
adj.,n. - (substance) causing blister as medical remedy.
 
epistaxis
n. - nose-bleeding.
 
epistemophilia
n. - abnormal preoccupation with knowledge
 
epistrophe
n. - Rhetoric, repetition of same phrase at end of successive sentences. epistropheal, epistrophic, adj.
 
epitasis
n. - part of drama in which action is developed; crisis of disease.
 
epithymetic
adj. - pertaining to appetite, sexual and otherwise
 
epitimesis
n. - adverse criticism; reproof.
 
epitonic
adj. - subjected to too great strain.
 
epitrope
n. - conceding a point in an argument in such a qualified or ironic way as to make it seem unimportant or injurious to one's opponent, or to make one's opponent the butt of ridicule
 
epizeuxis
n. - emphatic verbal repitition
 
epizeuxis
n. - repetition for emphasis.
 
epizoon
n. - (pl. -zoa) external parasite. epizoan, n. & a. epizoic, adj.
 
epizootic
adj.,n. - (disease) epidemic among animals.
 
epopee
n. - epic poem or poetry. epopean, adj. epopoeist, n. writer of epics.
 
epopt
n. - person initiated into mysteries. epoptic, adj.
 
epos
n. - epic poem or poetry; collection of lays dealing with same theme.
 
epulary
adj. - pertaining to banquet. epulation, n.
 
epulosis
n. - formation of scar. epulotic(al), n. & a. (substance) aiding epulosis.
 
equilibrist
n. - person who performs feats of balancing, tight-rope walker.
 
equiparent
adj. - having same mutual relationship. equiparate, v. level; equalize.
 
equipoise
n. - state of equilibrium; counterpoise; v.t. counterpoise.
 
equipollent
adj. - having equal force or power; having same meaning though differently expressed. equipollence, equipollency, n.
 
equiponderate
v. - be equal in power, force, importance etc.; counterbalance. equiponderance, n. equiponderant, adj.
 
equitation
n. - horse-riding. equitative, adj.
 
equivoque
n. - an ambiguous statement or passage, often intentionally evasive or phrased to have two possible interpretations
 
equivorous
adj. - eating horse-flesh.
 
erectarine
n. - crude rhythm instrument consisting of a mop handle with bottle caps
 
eremic
adj. - pertaining to sandy desert.
 
eremite
n. - hermit. eremitage, n. eremitic(al), adj.
 
eremology
n. - study of deserts. eremophyte, n. plant living in desert.
 
ereption
n. - the act of snatching away
 
erethism
n. - excessive irritability or excitability
 
ergograph
n. - instrument measuring work involved in contracting a muscle. ergology, n. study of work's effect on mind and body. ergonomics, n. scientific study of work conditions, equipment and operations, to promote efficiency. ergophile, n. lover of work. ergophobia, n. hatred of work.
 
ergoism
n. - fussy adherence to logical protocols or forms
 
ergosterol
n. - chemical substance in the body developing into vitamin D on exposure to sunlight.
 
ericaceous
adj. - pertaining to or like heath plant; belonging to the heath family of plants. ericetal, adj. composed of heath plants. ericeticolous, adj. living on heaths. ericineous, adj. ericaceous. ericoid, adj. like a heath plant. ericophyte, n. plant growing on heaths.
 
erigible
adj. - capable of being erected
 
erinaceous
adj. - pertaining to the hedgehog
 
eriometer
n. - optical instrument for measuring the diameters of fibres or particles by the diffraction of light.
 
eriophyllous
adj. - with woolly leaves.
 
eristic
adj. - pertaining to dispute or argument.
 
erogenesis
n. - production of sexual desire. erogeneity, n. erogenetic, erogenic, erogenous, adj.
 
erotesis
n. - rhetorical questioning. erotetic, adj.
 
erotographomania
n. - mania for writing love letters
 
erotology
n. - the description of methods of lovemaking; the science of love
 
erotomania
n. - abnormally strong sexual desire. erotomaniac, n. & a.
 
errabund
n. - wandering; erratic
 
errhine
adj.,n. - (substance) causing sneezing.
 
erubescent
adj. - becoming red. erubescence, n.
 
eruca
n. - (pl. -ae) caterpillar. eruciform, adj. caterpillar-like. erucivorous, adj. feeding on caterpillars.
 
eructation
n. - the action of voiding wind from the stomach through the mouth; belching
 
erumpent
adj. - bursting forth.
 
erysipelas
n. - disease marked by fever and inflammation of skin, especially of face; St. Anthony's fire. erysipelatoid, erysipelatous, adj. like erysipelas. erysipeloid, n. non-febrile disease resembling erysipelas.
 
erythema
n. - inflammatory redness of skin. erythemic, erythematous, erythematic, adj.
 
erythraean, erythrean
adj. - red. erythraemia, n. excessive production of red blood corpuscles. erythrism, erythrochroism, n. excessive redness of hair, etc. erythrocyte, n. red blood corpuscle. erythrodermia, n. reddening of skin. erythroid, adj. reddish. erythrophobia, n. fear of red light, or of blushing. erythropia, erythropsia, n. seeing all objects red.
 
escalier
n. - staircase. escalier dérobé, secret or back stairs.
 
eschar
n. - scab. escharoticm, n. & a. caustic (substance).
 
eschrolalia
n. - dirty (fecal) language
 
escritoire
n. - writing-table. escritorial, adj.
 
esculent
adj.,n. - edible (thing).
 
esemplastic
adj. - forming, by imagination, disparate partsinto a whole; aesthetically unifying
 
esodic
adj. - afferent.
 
esotropia
n. - convergent squint. esotrope, n. person having this. esotropic, adj.
 
espalier
n. - lattice, especially for trained fruit tree; such tree.
 
espièglerie
n. - mischievousness; mischievous trick.
 
esprit de l'escalier
phr. - wishful thinking of a witty comment or retort that one should have made earlier; hindsight wit
 
essorant
adj. - soaring.
 
estivate
v. - to spend the summer
 
estop
v. - Law, preclude, especially by estoppel. estoppage, estoppel, n. principle preventing a person denying a fact he/she has previously alleged to be true.
 
estrapade
n. - a horse's attempt to dump its rider
 
estreat
v. - Law, extract from court's records in order to prosecute; n. copy or extract of record, especially of fines, etc.
 
esurient
adj. - hungry greedy; avaricious; covetous
 
etat present
phr. - an exhaustive summary of up-to-date knowledge about a subject, as opposed to new information or original thought
 
etesian
adj. - occurring annually or periodically, especially such Mediterranean north wind in summer.
 
ethmoid
adj. - pertaining to bones forming nasal cavity and division between nostrils; of the nasal area; n. such bone. ethmoidal, adj.
 
etiolate
v. - make pale or sickly, especially by depriving of light. etiolated, adj. etiolation, n.
 
etui
n. - needle-case; small case for toilet articles, etc.
 
euchology
n. - prayer-book. euchological, adj.
 
eucrasy, eucrasia
n. - state of general good health.
 
eudaemonia
n. - true happiness
 
eudemon
n. - good spirit. eudemonic, adj. causing happiness; pertaining to eudemonism. eudemonics, n. conduct based on eudemonism; art of being happy. eudemonism, n. philosophical theory that happiness is ultimate moral good and criterion.
 
eudiaphoresis
n. - normal perspiration.
 
eudiometer
n. - instrument measuring and analysing gases and purity of air. eudiometric(al), adj. eudiometry, n.
 
eudipleural
adj. - bilaterally symmetrical.
 
eugenesis
n. - fertility between hybrids. eugenesic, eugenetic, adj.
 
euhemerism
n. - belief that mythological gods were deified early heroes. euhemerist, n. euhemeristic, adj.
 
eumenorrhea
n. - normal menstruation.
 
eumerism
n. - collection of similar parts. eumeristic, adj.
 
eumoirous
adj. - someone who is lucky or happy as a result of being good
 
eumorphous
adj. - well-formed
 
euneirophrenia
n. - peace of mind after a pleasant dream
 
eunomy
n. - state of orderliness and good rule.
 
eupathy
n. - state of contentment and moderation.
 
eupatrid
n. - aristocrat, especially of ancient Greece.
 
eupeptic
adj. - having good digestion. eupepsia, n.
 
euphelicia
n. - healthiness resulting from having all one's wishes granted
 
euphenics
n. - biological improvement of human beings after birth.
 
euphrasy
n. - eyebright plant.
 
euphuism
n. - affected style of writing full of high-flown language and far- fetched metaphors, especially in imitation of Lyly's Euphues (1579–80). euphuist, n. writer of such style. euphuistic, adj.
 
euphuistic
adj. - displaying excessive elegance of language; high-flown and affected diction
 
eupnea
n. - normal breathing.
 
eupraxia
n. - correct or normal action. eupractic, adj.
 
euripus
n. - (pl. -pi ) narrow channel with swift currents.
 
eustatic
adj. - pertaining to worldwide changes in sea-level. eustasy, n.
 
eusystolism
n. - the use of initials, instead of full words,in the interests of delicacy, e.g. sob
 
eutaxy
n. - orderly management. eutaxic, adj.
 
eutectic
adj.,n. - (alloy) having lowest possible melting point. eutexia, n. state of having low melting point.
 
euthenics
n. - study of improvement of human conditions of life, especially to increase efficiency. euthenist n.
 
euthermic
adj. - producing warmth.
 
euthymia
n. - mental tranquility
 
eutony
n. - pleasantness of sound of word.
 
eutrophy
n. - state of being well nourished; (of area of water) state of being over-rich in organic and mineral nutrients which promote plant life at the expense of animal life. eutrophic, a.; n. tonic. eutrophication, n. process of becoming eutrophic, especially owing to pollution.
 
eutropic
adj. - turning with sun.
 
evaginate
v. - turn inside out; protrude by so turning; a. evaginated. evagination, n.
 
evection
n. - alteration in moon's orbit caused by solar attraction. evectional, adj.
 
eventerate
v. - to rip open; to open by ripping the belly
 
eventration
n. - protrusion of intestines from abdomen; dropped state of abdomen; evisceration.
 
evulgate
v. - make widely known. evulgation, n.
 
evulsion
n. - act of uprooting or tearing out. evulsive, adj.
 
ex concesso
phr. - reasoning on the basis of an opponent's premiseor admission of something
 
ex professo
phr. - expressly or avowedly
 
exallotriote
adj. - foreign.
 
exanthema
n. - (pl. -ta) (disease marked by) eruptions or rash, as measles. exanthematic, exanthematous, adj.
 
exarch
n. - viceroy; travelling bishop of E Church. exarchal, adj. exarchate, n. office or jurisdiction of exarch.
 
exarticulate
v. - dislocate; cut off at joint. exarticulation, n.
 
exaugurate
v. - to secularize; to desecrate
 
excalation
n. - omission or loss of part or unit from series.
 
excaudate
adj. - tailless.
 
excerebrose
adj. - having no brains
 
exclave
n. - part of a country surrounded by foreign territory.
 
excogitate
v. - think up, devise; think out. excogitation, n. excogitative, adj.
 
excrescent
adj. - constituting an excess; superfluous; supernumerary
 
excrescent
adj. - growing out from main body; redundant. excrescential, adj. excrescence, n. such thing.
 
excursus
n. - lengthy discussion, especially appended to book; digression. excursive, adj. digressive, rambling.
 
exeat
n. - 'let him go out'; permission to be absent or late.
 
execrate
v. - curse; loathe. execrable, adj. loathsome. execration, n. execrative, execratory, adj.
 
execration
n. - contemptuous denunciation; express loathing;a curse
 
exemplum
n. - a brief tale or anecdote offered to bolster an argument or suggest a moral, as in a medieval sermon
 
exenterate
v. - to literally or figuratively disembowel
 
exequatur
n. - document recognizing foreign consular officer, or permitting Roman Catholic bishops to rule their church and publish papal bulls.
 
exercitor
n. - person having right to ship's profits. exercitorial, adj.
 
exergasia
n. - repeating a point by using different figures of speech to give the impression of saying something new
 
exergue
n. - space at base of figure on coin containing date. exergual, adj.
 
exheredate
v. - disinherit. exheredation, n.
 
exigent
adj. - exacting; urgent. exigible a. chargeable. exigence, exigency, n. urgent need or requirement; necessary condition.
 
exiguous
adj. - sparse; slender. exiguity, n.
 
eximious
adj. - select; excellent.
 
exocentric
adj. - (of a phrase) having a different grammatical function from any of its constituent words.
 
exocrine
adj. - secreting externally.
 
exoculate
v. - to poke out one's eyes
 
exodontia
n. - teeth extraction. exodontist, n.
 
exodromy
n. - stabilizing movement of exchange. exodromic, adj.
 
exogamy
n. - marriage to person not of same tribe, family, etc., only. exogamic, exogamous, adj.
 
exogenous
adj. - growing or originating from outside, or due to external factors. exogenetic, exogenic, adj.
 
exopathic
adj. - Medicine, due to external causes.
 
exophagy
n. - cannibalism outside tribe or family. exophagous, adj.
 
exophthalmic
adj. - pertaining to or marked by protrusion of eyeball. exophthalmos, exophthalmus, n. such condition.
 
exoptable
adj. - extremely desirable
 
exordium
n. - (pl. -ia) opening portion of speech or writing. exordial, adj.
 
exosculate
v. - the kiss, esp. heartily
 
exoteric
adj. - popular; capable of being understood by uninitiated; n. uninitiated person. exotericism, n.
 
exotropia
n. - outward squint.
 
expatiate
v. -i. speak or write at length. expatiation, n. expatiatory, adj.
 
expergefacient
adj. - awakening. expergefaction, n.
 
expergefaction
n. - an awakening
 
expiscate
v. - to examine or discover skillfully
 
explaterate
v. - to blab, gab, or run off at the mouth
 
explicandum
n. - (pl. -da) Philosophy, thing, e.g. term, to be explained. explicans, n. thing or part that explains or gives the meaning.
 
expromissor
n. - person relieving another of debt by taking it upon himself. expromission, n.
 
expugnable
adj. - capable of being captured by storm.
 
exsanguine
adj. - lacking blood. exsanguinate, v. drain blood from. exsanguineous, exsanguinious, exsanguinous, adj.
 
exscind
v. - cut out; uproot.
 
exsert
v. - thrust out. exserted, adj. protruding.
 
exsibilate
v. - to reject with a hissing sound
 
exsiccate
v. - desiccate. exsiccation, exsiccator, n. exsiccative, adj.
 
exstrophy
n. - Medicine, having organ especially bladder, turned inside out.
 
exsuccous
adj. - lacking sap.
 
exsufflate
v. - blow away. exsufflation, n. blowing out; forced breathing.
 
extirpate
v. - to pull out by roots
 
extramundane
adj. - outside the known world or universe.
 
extramural
adj. - outside the walls or fortifications; outside, but under the aegis of, a university or other institution.
 
extravasate
v. - flow or filter out; expel from a vessel, especially blood; pour out; n. such fluid. extravasation, n.
 
extrorse
adj. - facing away or out.
 
exuviae
n. - pl. cast-off skin, etc., of animal. exuviable, exuvial, adj. exuviate, v.i. & t. slough; shed.
 
eyot
n. - little island
 

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