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eulogy
n. expression of praise, often on the occasion of somebody's death
euphemism
n. mild expression in place of unpleasant one
euphonious
adj. pleasing in sound
euphoria
n. feeling of great happiness and well-being (sometimes exaggerated)
evanescent
adj. fleeting; vanishing
evasive
adj. not frank; eluding
evenhanded
adj. impartial; fair
evince
v. show clearly
evocative
adj. tending to call up (emotions, memories)
exacerbate
v. worsen; embitter
exacting
adj. extremely demanding
exalt
v. raise in rank of dignity; praise
exasperate
v. vex
exceptionable
adj. objectionable
excerpt
n. selected passage (written or musical)
excise
v. cut away; cut
exclaim
v. cry out suddenly
excoriate
v. scold with biting harshness; strip the skin off
exculpate
v. clear from blame
execrable
adj. very bad
execute
v. put into effect; carry out
exegesis
n. explanation; interpretation; especially of a biblical text
exemplary
adj. serving as a model; outstanding
exemplify
v. serve as an example of; embody
exempt
adj. not subject to a duty, obligation
exertion
n. effort; expenditure of much physical work
exhaustive
adj. thorough; comprehensive
exhilarating
adj. invigorating and refreshing; cheering
exhort
v. urge
exhume
v. dig out of the ground; remove from the grave
exigency
n. urgent situation
exodus
n. departure
exonerate
v. acquit; exculpate
exorbitant
adj. excessive
exorcise
v. drive out evil spirits
exotic
adj. not native; strange
expansive
adj. outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
expatriate
n. exile; sb who has withdrawn from his native land
expedient
adj. suitable; practical; politic
expedite
v. hasten
expenditure
n. payment or expense; output
expertise
n. specialized knowledge; expert skill
expiate
v. make amends for (a sin)
expletive
n. interjection; profane oath
explicate
v. explain; interpret; clarify
explicit
adj. totally clear; definite; outspoken
exploit
n. deed or action, particularly a brave deed
exploit
v. make use of, sometimes unjustly
expository
adj. explanatory; serving to explain
exposure
n. risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open
expropriate
v. take possession of
expunge
v. cancel; remove
expurgate
v. clean; remove offensive parts of a book
extant
adj. still in existence
extent
n. degree; magnitude; scope
extenuate
v. weaken; mitigate
extol
v. praise; glorify
extort
v. wring from; get money by threats, etc.
extradition
n. surrender of prisoner by one state to another
extraneous
adj. not essential; superfluous
extrapolation
n. projection; conjecture
extricate
v. free; disentangle
extrinsic
adj. external; not essential; extraneous
extrovert
n. person interested mostly in external objects and actions
extrude
v. force or push out
exuberance
n. overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness
exude
v. discharge; give forth
exult
v. rejoice
fabricate
v. build; lie
facade
n. front (of building); superficial or false appearance
facet
n. small plane surface (of a gem); a side
facetious
adj. joking (often inappropriately); humorous
facile
adj. easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial
facilitate
v. help bring about; make less difficult
facsimile
n. copy
faction
n. party; clique; dissension
faculty
n. mental or bodily powers; teaching staff