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n. - tidal bore.
adj. - pertaining to or like ebony. bniste, n. cabinet-maker who veneers furniture; ebonist. ebonist, n. worker in ebony.
n. - mental breakdown from too much boozing
adj. - drunk. ebriosity, n.
adj. - tending to overimbibe; slightly drunk
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.
adj. - Grammar, signifying result without intention.
adj.,n. - (drug) helping childbirth or causing abortion.
n. - discolored spot due to effusion of blood into tissue. ecchymosed, adj.
n. - church ruler. ecclesiarchy, n. government by clerics.
n. - an all-consuming devotion to the church
n. - study of ecclesiastical art, decoration, etc. ecclesiological, adj. ecclesiologist, n.
adj.,n. - purgative. eccoprophoric, adj. like a purgative in action.
n. - study of excretion and secretion. eccritic, n. & a. purgative.
adj. - originating elsewhere; not endemic.
n. - compulsive wandering
n. - moulting of outer skin, etc.
adj. - having small spines. echinuliform, adj. like small spines.
n. - habitual or pathological repitition of others' words or remarks
n. - device measuring the duration of sounds.
n. - habitual repetition of others' actions.
n. - omission of a grammatical element necessary to the full meaning of a sentence
n. - loss of recent memory with retention of earlier memories
n. - dislike of home.
n. - exclamation
n. - dilatation. ectatic, adj.
n. - (pl. -ses) in Latin, omission of final m.
n. - skin eruption bearing several pustules.
adj. - efferent.
adj. - pertaining to exterior of skull.
n. - outermost membrane and tissue. ectodermal, ectodermic, adj. ectodermosis, n. disease of the ectoderm.
n. - development outside body. ectogenic, ectogenous, adj.
n. - psychophysical type with long thin bones and large surface relative to weight, often inhibited and shy. ectomorphic, adj. ectomorphy, n.
n. - parasite on surface of animals. ectophyte, n. such plant parasite.
adj. - pertaining to exterior of nose.
n. - (pl. -zoa) external parasite. ectozoan, ectozoic, adj.
n. - copy; non-eternal being or idea. ectypography, n. etching in relief.
adj. - world-wide; pertaining to whole church. ecumenicalism, n. promotion of Christian unity. ecumenicity, n.
adj. - jocular, pertaining to eating; gluttonous. edacity, n.
adj. - pertaining to or conditioned by soil; indigenous. edaphology, n. study of soils. edaphon, n. living organisms in soil.
n. - the external genitals
adj. - belonging to the order including anteaters, armadillos, and sloths, lacking incisor and canine teeth.
n. - a mild oath
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.
v. - to sweeten or purify
adj. - pleasing to the eye
adj. - carrying away; conveying outwards; n. such nerve, blood-vessel, etc.
n. - personal description, as a head-to-foot catalogue of one's outward appearance
n. - elaborate, detailed description of an object oran event
n. - an emanation; a puff
n. - gentle stroking used in massage.
v. -i. flower; burgeon; Chemistry, become powder when exposed to air; develop a powdery crust. efflorescence, n. efflorescent, adj.
adj. - burrowing.
adj. - radiant; bright. effulgence, n.
v. - excrete. egesta, n.pl. excrements. egestion, n. egestive, adj.
adj. - (of visual etc. images) exceptionally vivid; n. person having very vivid mental pictures.
n. - phantom. eidolic, adj. eidolism, n. belief in ghosts. eidolology, n. study of mental imagery.
adj. - promoting peace. eirenicism, n. such state of mind. eirenicon, n. such act. eirenics, n. theology aiming at religious unity.
n. - a statement to bring into harmony or sythesize conflicting doctrines; articulated compromise or reconciliation
n. - incorrect explanation of text, especially of Bible, by distorting the meaning to fit preconceived ideas. eisegetical, adj.
n. - scientific study of human settlements.
n. - device measuring the specific gravity of oils.
n. - click beetle. elateroid, adj.
n. - aperient extracted from a species of cucumber.
n. - instrument measuring pressure of gas.
adj. - weird, eerie, ghastly, horrifying
n. - large yellow-flowered plant, with root from which sweetmeat is made.
n. - a non-conductor having permanent positive and negative poles, the electrostatic equivalent of a permanent magnet.
n. - chandelier for electric lamps.
n. - ionization of gases.
adj. - pertaining to electric motion; causing electric current. electromotive force, amount of electric energy; voltage; potential (abbr. e.m.f.).
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.
adj. - positively charged; passing to cathode in electrolysis; basic; n. such substance.
n. - plate for printing consisting of soft mould covered with metal electrolytically; v.i. & t. make electrotype (of). electrotypy, n.
n. - medical remedy in syrup.
adj. - pertaining to charity; living on charity
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.
n. - a refutation of an opponent's conclusion, esp. througha syllogistic proof of an alternative conclusion
n. - strong desire for freedom. eleutheromaniac, n. & a.
v. - Phonetics. suppress or omit in pronunciation. elision, n.
n. - eulogy; laudatory funeral oration.
n. - solvent used in elution. eluate, n. solution resulting from elution.
v. - to work studiously
adj. - weak in the loins
v. - wash out; purify or separate by washing. elution, elutor, n. elutriate, v. purify by washing and straining. elutriation, elutriator, n.
n. - detritus from weathering of rock. eluvial, adj.
adj. - with both oil and water colors.
n. - (pl. -ra) insect's hardened forewing, forming case for hind wing. elytral, adj. elytriferous, elytrigerous, adj. bearing elytra. elytriform, adj. like elytra.
adj. - wilted.
adj. - having notched edges. emargination, n.
adj. - kind of myrobalan.
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
n. - corpulence.
n. - opening of passage. embouchure, n. river mouth; mouthpiece; placing of lips, etc., about mouthpiece of musical instrument.
v. - arch, vault. embowed, adj.
n. - Law, offence of attempting to influence a jury or juror. embrace, v. embracer, n.
n. - branching out; branch, ramification.
v. - confuse, perplex.
n. - loophole in fortifications; window-opening with slanted sides.
n. - lubricating or rubbing the body with liniment,oil, etc.
n. - inserting of nonsense into speech, as inschizophrenia
phr. - of a wiped nose: of matured judgment; of nice discernment
n. - urination; urine. emictory, n. & a. (drug) promoting urination.
n. - drug aiding menstruation. emmenagogic, adj. emmeniopathy, n. menstruation disorder. emmenology, n. study of menstruation.
n. - the study of menstruation
n. - perfect refraction of eye. emmetropic, adj.
n. - salary; profit.
adj. - embossed.
n. - scented powder concealing odour of perspiration.
n. - tail assembly of an aircraft.
adj.,n. - (substance) closing skin pores. emphraxia, emphraxis, n. obstruction, especially of pores.
n. - Medicine, swollen state of tissue due to air or gas, especially in lungs. emphysematous, adj. so swollen; bloated; bladderlike.
n. - contract granting possession of land for long period on certain conditions. emphyteutic, adj.
n. - a mania for holding public office
adj. - pertaining to trade; n. merchandise.
adj. - (fem. -e pron. same) in haste; eager. empressement, n. show of affection.
n. - extreme politeness
n. - buying.
n. - (pl. -ta) collection of pus in body cavity, especially in pleural cavity. empyemic, adj.
adj.,n. - (pertaining to) the sky; heaven. empyreal, adj.
adj. - draining; purifying; pertaining to kidneys; n. drug stimulating bile.
adj.,n. - excretory (organ).
phr. - in plain, uncoded language, as in unclassified military communication
n. - Grammar, exchange of part of speech, gender, tense, etc., for another.
n. - either of a pair of asymmetric figures that are mirror images of each other, e.g. a pair of hands.
n. - rhetorical device of ironically stating the opposite of what is meant.
n. - ball-and-socket joint.
adj. - growing out; n. relation on mother's side. enatic, adj. related on mother's side; having same mother. enation, n. outgrowth; enatic relationship.
n. - festival commemorating dedication or foundation.
adj. - burnt in; n. painting with wax colors fixed by heat.
adj. - pregnant; n. fortification enclosing fortress or town; cathedral close.
n. - (pl. -la) the brain. encephalograph, n. X- ray photograph of brain. encephaloid, adj. brain-like. encephaloma, n. brain tumour.
n. - a manual or handbook
adj. - native, endemic
n. - fluid part of protoplasm. enchylematous, adj.
adj. - dependent, especially of word or particle attached to preceding word in pronunciation; n. such word or particle. enclisis, n. pronunciation of enclitic word.
adj. - applied to closely curled woolly hair.
n. - (pl. -ia) eulogy. encomiast, n. composer of such. encomiastic, adj.
adj. - demonstrating.
adj. - acting by absorption through the skin.
v. - to put the devil into
n. - membrane lining heart cavities. endocardiac, endocardial, adj. endocarditis, n. inflammation of this.
n. - marriage to person of same tribe only. endogamic, endogamous, adj.
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.
n. - cannibalism among members of same tribe; erosion of internal tissue.
n. - internalized, inaudible speech.
n. - endoparasitic plant. endophytic, adj.
n. - movement of substance into organ from surrounding fluid.
n. - surgical introduction of electric needle or knife into tissues to produce heat. endothermic, endothermous, adj. pertaining to absorption of heat.
n. - person possessed by evil spirit; fanatic.
v. - weaken. enervation, enervator, n. enervative, adj.
n. - exposure of oils to scent of fresh flowers in perfume-making.
n. - the stuffing of one bird inside another
v. - decorate with curved notches; give serrated appearance to.
n. - fear of being reproached
n. - running-over of sense or sentence from one verse line to next.
n. - set of nine. enneadic, adj.
adj. - happening every ninth year.
n. - nine-sided plane figure. enneagonal,, adj.
n. - nine-sided solid figure. enneahedral, adj.
adj. - occurring once every nine times, days, years, etc.
n. - fear of having committed an unpardonable sin
adj. - endemic (disease) of plants.
adj. - sword-shaped.
n. - the ability of taking a general view of something
n. - platform of a pedestal, supporting a statue.
n. - Philosophy, perfect realization of end or cause.
adj. - pertaining to intestines; n. typhoid fever. enteritis, n. inflammation of intestines. enterography, n. description of intestines. enteroptosis, n. dropping and protrusion of intestines.
n. - an abnormal state in which one thinks oneis inspired
adj. - (especially of infectious disease) introduced into the body from without.
n. - an argument or formulated conclusion in which a premise is understood but not stated, whether in reasoning, advertising, or humor
v. - make or regard as separate substance or entity. entifical, adj. entification, n.
adj. - regarded as entity alone, apart from attendant circumstances.
adj. - feeding on insects. entomophilous, adj. pollinated by insects.
n. - parasitic plant living within another plant or animal. entophytal, entophytic, entophytous, adj.
adj. - Anatomy, in the normal position.
adj. - pertaining to interior of eyeball. entotic, adj. pertaining to interior of ear.
n. - (pl. -zoa) internal parasite. entozoal, adj. entozoan, n. & a. entozoology, n. study of these.
phr. - adv. 'between ourselves'.
n. - dancer's leap in which legs are quickly crossed or heels tapped.
n. - warehouse; importing for re-export.
n. - mezzanine floor.
n. - inability to control urination; urine discharged involuntarily.
adj.,n. - (disease) attacking animals.
phr. - by it itself: by that fact alone
adj. - of dawn or east.
n. - adoption of opposite sex's manners, clothes and mentality, especially by a man. eonist, n. transvestite.
n. - depression caused by fear of dawn
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.
n. - inductive reasoning. epagogic, adj.
n. - Rhetoric, repetition at end of sentence of word used at beginning.
n. - Rhetoric, repetition. epanaleptic, adj.
n. - Rhetoric, return to theme from digression; repetition (of sentence) in reverse order.
n. - correcting or retracting a statement even while making it, or thinking better of what one has begun to say
adj. - (of sea) within the continental shelf.
n. - geological formation of continents, oceans, etc. epeirogenic, adj.
n. - (pl. -ses ) introduction of sound into word; removal of vowel into preceding syllable. epenthesize, v. epenthetic, adj.
n. - insertion of a letter or syllable into a word for pronunciation ease
n. - central ornament on table.
adj. - providing additional explanation or clarification
adj. - of a youth just entering manhood
adj. - habitually suspending judgment.
n. - (pl. -lides, ) freckle.
n. - lower forms of life that defy animal orvegetable classification
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.
n. - garment of Jewish priest.
n. - magistrate of Sparta. ephoral, ephoric, adj. ephorate, n. office of ephor; whole body of ephors.
n. - taking pleasure in others' misfortune
n. - (pl. -ia) elegy; dirge. epicedial, adj.
adj. - 1. effeminate, unmanly 2. belonging to or partaking of the characteristics of both sexes
adj. - belonging to a particular area. epichoric, epichoristic, adj.
adj. - applied to lower abdomen lying over the colon.
vn. - praising or disparaging by paraphrasing or citing somebody else
adj. - responding to small variations in temperature and touch.
n. - for rhetorical or impressive effect; demonstrative or dramatic
adj. - displaying.
n. - projector for use with opaque as well as translucent objects.
n. - (pl. -didymides ) convoluted duct at rear of testicle storing sperm.
adj. - attracting opposite sex at breeding time.
n. - part of abdomen lying over the stomach. epigastrial, epigastric, adj.
|epigeal, epigean, epigeous|
adj. - living or growing near the ground.
n. - biological theory of the development of the embryo, through progressive differentiation of originally undifferentiated cells. epigenetic, adj. epigenist, epigenesist, n.
adj. - growing on the (upper) surface of an organism.
n. - disciple, follower, imitator, especially in later generation.
n. - followers who are less gifted, lesser lights, inferior imitators
v. - remove (hair). epilation, n.
n. - an added remark
adj. - passing several stages of growth in same form, especially of segmented insects. epimorphosis, n.
n. - moral of story.
adj. - in celebration of victory. epinicion, n. song of victory or triumph.
n. - medical dusting powder.
n. - secondary phenomenon associated with and apparently due to another. epiphenomenal, adj.
n. - watering of eyes.
adj. - pertaining to a torrent of tears
n. - (pl. -ses ) separately ossified portion of bone, joining to main portion later. epiphysis cerebri, pineal body. epiphysary, epiphyseal, adj.
n. - asking a question as a form of reproach, or arguing that a sensible person must surely see the truth
n. - Rhetoric, reproof. epiplectic, adj.
n. - rhetorical crescendo.
n. - fluorescence. epipolic, adj. epipolize, v.
adj. - Botany, having wings or wing-like projections at apex.
n. - the killing of a bishop
adj. - (of coloration) assisting recognition between members of same species.
adj.,n. - (substance) causing blister as medical remedy.
n. - nose-bleeding.
n. - abnormal preoccupation with knowledge
n. - Rhetoric, repetition of same phrase at end of successive sentences. epistropheal, epistrophic, adj.
n. - part of drama in which action is developed; crisis of disease.
adj. - pertaining to appetite, sexual and otherwise
n. - adverse criticism; reproof.
adj. - subjected to too great strain.
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
n. - emphatic verbal repitition
n. - repetition for emphasis.
n. - (pl. -zoa) external parasite. epizoan, n. & a. epizoic, adj.
adj.,n. - (disease) epidemic among animals.
n. - epic poem or poetry. epopean, adj. epopoeist, n. writer of epics.
n. - person initiated into mysteries. epoptic, adj.
n. - epic poem or poetry; collection of lays dealing with same theme.
adj. - pertaining to banquet. epulation, n.
n. - formation of scar. epulotic(al), n. & a. (substance) aiding epulosis.
n. - person who performs feats of balancing, tight-rope walker.
adj. - having same mutual relationship. equiparate, v. level; equalize.
n. - state of equilibrium; counterpoise; v.t. counterpoise.
adj. - having equal force or power; having same meaning though differently expressed. equipollence, equipollency, n.
v. - be equal in power, force, importance etc.; counterbalance. equiponderance, n. equiponderant, adj.
n. - horse-riding. equitative, adj.
n. - an ambiguous statement or passage, often intentionally evasive or phrased to have two possible interpretations
adj. - eating horse-flesh.
n. - crude rhythm instrument consisting of a mop handle with bottle caps
adj. - pertaining to sandy desert.
n. - hermit. eremitage, n. eremitic(al), adj.
n. - study of deserts. eremophyte, n. plant living in desert.
n. - the act of snatching away
n. - excessive irritability or excitability
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.
n. - fussy adherence to logical protocols or forms
n. - chemical substance in the body developing into vitamin D on exposure to sunlight.
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.
adj. - capable of being erected
adj. - pertaining to the hedgehog
n. - optical instrument for measuring the diameters of fibres or particles by the diffraction of light.
adj. - with woolly leaves.
adj. - pertaining to dispute or argument.
n. - production of sexual desire. erogeneity, n. erogenetic, erogenic, erogenous, adj.
n. - rhetorical questioning. erotetic, adj.
n. - mania for writing love letters
n. - the description of methods of lovemaking; the science of love
n. - abnormally strong sexual desire. erotomaniac, n. & a.
n. - wandering; erratic
adj.,n. - (substance) causing sneezing.
adj. - becoming red. erubescence, n.
n. - (pl. -ae) caterpillar. eruciform, adj. caterpillar-like. erucivorous, adj. feeding on caterpillars.
n. - the action of voiding wind from the stomach through the mouth; belching
adj. - bursting forth.
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.
n. - inflammatory redness of skin. erythemic, erythematous, erythematic, adj.
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.
n. - staircase. escalier drob, secret or back stairs.
n. - scab. escharoticm, n. & a. caustic (substance).
n. - dirty (fecal) language
n. - writing-table. escritorial, adj.
adj.,n. - edible (thing).
adj. - forming, by imagination, disparate partsinto a whole; aesthetically unifying
adj. - afferent.
n. - convergent squint. esotrope, n. person having this. esotropic, adj.
n. - lattice, especially for trained fruit tree; such tree.
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
adj. - soaring.
v. - to spend the summer
v. - Law, preclude, especially by estoppel. estoppage, estoppel, n. principle preventing a person denying a fact he/she has previously alleged to be true.
n. - a horse's attempt to dump its rider
v. - Law, extract from court's records in order to prosecute; n. copy or extract of record, especially of fines, etc.
adj. - hungry greedy; avaricious; covetous
phr. - an exhaustive summary of up-to-date knowledge about a subject, as opposed to new information or original thought
adj. - occurring annually or periodically, especially such Mediterranean north wind in summer.
adj. - pertaining to bones forming nasal cavity and division between nostrils; of the nasal area; n. such bone. ethmoidal, adj.
v. - make pale or sickly, especially by depriving of light. etiolated, adj. etiolation, n.
n. - needle-case; small case for toilet articles, etc.
n. - prayer-book. euchological, adj.
n. - state of general good health.
n. - true happiness
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.
n. - normal perspiration.
n. - instrument measuring and analysing gases and purity of air. eudiometric(al), adj. eudiometry, n.
adj. - bilaterally symmetrical.
n. - fertility between hybrids. eugenesic, eugenetic, adj.
n. - belief that mythological gods were deified early heroes. euhemerist, n. euhemeristic, adj.
n. - normal menstruation.
n. - collection of similar parts. eumeristic, adj.
adj. - someone who is lucky or happy as a result of being good
adj. - well-formed
n. - peace of mind after a pleasant dream
n. - state of orderliness and good rule.
n. - state of contentment and moderation.
n. - aristocrat, especially of ancient Greece.
adj. - having good digestion. eupepsia, n.
n. - healthiness resulting from having all one's wishes granted
n. - biological improvement of human beings after birth.
n. - eyebright plant.
n. - affected style of writing full of high-flown language and far- fetched metaphors, especially in imitation of Lyly's Euphues (157980). euphuist, n. writer of such style. euphuistic, adj.
adj. - displaying excessive elegance of language; high-flown and affected diction
n. - normal breathing.
n. - correct or normal action. eupractic, adj.
n. - (pl. -pi ) narrow channel with swift currents.
adj. - pertaining to worldwide changes in sea-level. eustasy, n.
n. - the use of initials, instead of full words,in the interests of delicacy, e.g. sob
n. - orderly management. eutaxic, adj.
adj.,n. - (alloy) having lowest possible melting point. eutexia, n. state of having low melting point.
n. - study of improvement of human conditions of life, especially to increase efficiency. euthenist n.
adj. - producing warmth.
n. - mental tranquility
n. - pleasantness of sound of word.
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.
adj. - turning with sun.
v. - turn inside out; protrude by so turning; a. evaginated. evagination, n.
n. - alteration in moon's orbit caused by solar attraction. evectional, adj.
v. - to rip open; to open by ripping the belly
n. - protrusion of intestines from abdomen; dropped state of abdomen; evisceration.
v. - make widely known. evulgation, n.
n. - act of uprooting or tearing out. evulsive, adj.
phr. - reasoning on the basis of an opponent's premiseor admission of something
phr. - expressly or avowedly
adj. - foreign.
n. - (pl. -ta) (disease marked by) eruptions or rash, as measles. exanthematic, exanthematous, adj.
n. - viceroy; travelling bishop of E Church. exarchal, adj. exarchate, n. office or jurisdiction of exarch.
v. - dislocate; cut off at joint. exarticulation, n.
v. - to secularize; to desecrate
n. - omission or loss of part or unit from series.
adj. - tailless.
adj. - having no brains
n. - part of a country surrounded by foreign territory.
v. - think up, devise; think out. excogitation, n. excogitative, adj.
adj. - constituting an excess; superfluous; supernumerary
adj. - growing out from main body; redundant. excrescential, adj. excrescence, n. such thing.
n. - lengthy discussion, especially appended to book; digression. excursive, adj. digressive, rambling.
n. - 'let him go out'; permission to be absent or late.
v. - curse; loathe. execrable, adj. loathsome. execration, n. execrative, execratory, adj.
n. - contemptuous denunciation; express loathing;a curse
n. - a brief tale or anecdote offered to bolster an argument or suggest a moral, as in a medieval sermon
v. - to literally or figuratively disembowel
n. - document recognizing foreign consular officer, or permitting Roman Catholic bishops to rule their church and publish papal bulls.
n. - person having right to ship's profits. exercitorial, adj.
n. - repeating a point by using different figures of speech to give the impression of saying something new
n. - space at base of figure on coin containing date. exergual, adj.
v. - disinherit. exheredation, n.
adj. - exacting; urgent. exigible a. chargeable. exigence, exigency, n. urgent need or requirement; necessary condition.
adj. - sparse; slender. exiguity, n.
adj. - select; excellent.
adj. - (of a phrase) having a different grammatical function from any of its constituent words.
adj. - secreting externally.
v. - to poke out one's eyes
n. - teeth extraction. exodontist, n.
n. - stabilizing movement of exchange. exodromic, adj.
n. - marriage to person not of same tribe, family, etc., only. exogamic, exogamous, adj.
adj. - growing or originating from outside, or due to external factors. exogenetic, exogenic, adj.
adj. - Medicine, due to external causes.
n. - cannibalism outside tribe or family. exophagous, adj.
adj. - pertaining to or marked by protrusion of eyeball. exophthalmos, exophthalmus, n. such condition.
adj. - extremely desirable
n. - (pl. -ia) opening portion of speech or writing. exordial, adj.
v. - the kiss, esp. heartily
adj. - popular; capable of being understood by uninitiated; n. uninitiated person. exotericism, n.
n. - outward squint.
v. -i. speak or write at length. expatiation, n. expatiatory, adj.
adj. - awakening. expergefaction, n.
n. - an awakening
v. - to examine or discover skillfully
v. - to blab, gab, or run off at the mouth
n. - (pl. -da) Philosophy, thing, e.g. term, to be explained. explicans, n. thing or part that explains or gives the meaning.
n. - person relieving another of debt by taking it upon himself. expromission, n.
adj. - capable of being captured by storm.
adj. - lacking blood. exsanguinate, v. drain blood from. exsanguineous, exsanguinious, exsanguinous, adj.
v. - cut out; uproot.
v. - thrust out. exserted, adj. protruding.
v. - to reject with a hissing sound
v. - desiccate. exsiccation, exsiccator, n. exsiccative, adj.
n. - Medicine, having organ especially bladder, turned inside out.
adj. - lacking sap.
v. - blow away. exsufflation, n. blowing out; forced breathing.
v. - to pull out by roots
adj. - outside the known world or universe.
adj. - outside the walls or fortifications; outside, but under the aegis of, a university or other institution.
v. - flow or filter out; expel from a vessel, especially blood; pour out; n. such fluid. extravasation, n.
adj. - facing away or out.
n. - pl. cast-off skin, etc., of animal. exuviable, exuvial, adj. exuviate, v.i. & t. slough; shed.
n. - little island
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