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exhilarate, exhilarated, exhilarating.transitive verbs
to make cheerful; enliven; excite; refresh; stimulate
exhilaratingly.adverb
exhilarative.adjective
exhilaration.noun,.plural.exhilarations
the state of being stimulated, refreshed or elated

exon.noun
Genetics: a nucleotide-sequence in DNA that carries the code for the final messenger RNA-molecule and thus defines the amino acid-sequence during protein-synthesis
exonic.adjective

expiate, expiated, expiating, expiates.verbs
to extinguish the guilt.incurred; to make amends for (permission to expiate their offences) 
intransitive verb senses.to make expiation
expiable.adjective
expiator.noun
one who expiates
expiation.noun
the act of expiating; atonement; a means of expiating or atoning expiatory.adjective

explicit.adjective
fully revealed or expressed without vagueness, implication or ambiguity; leaving no question as to meaning or intent (explicit instructions); clearly defined; fully developed or formulated (an explicit plan) (an explicit notion of our objective); unambiguous in expression (was very explicit on how we are to behave); open in the depiction of nudity or sexuality (explicit books and films)
explicit implies such verbal plainness and distinctness that there is no need for inference and no room for difficulty in understanding (explicit instructions) compare-implicit
explicitly.adverb
explicitness.noun
synonyms.definite, express, specific
definite stresses precise, clear statement or arrangement that leaves no doubt or indecision (the law is definite in such cases) 
express implies both explicitness and direct and positive utterance (her express wishes) 
specific mean perfectly clear in meaning; applies to what is precisely and fully treated in detail or particular (two specific criticisms)

exploit, exploited, exploiting, exploits.transitive verb
to make unethical use of for one's own advantage or profit; to turn selfishly or unfairly to one's own account
exploitation.noun
exploitative.adjective
exploiter.noun
a person who exploits; to exploit
exploit.noun
an act remarkable for brilliance or daring; bold deed; an act or deed, especially a brilliant or heroic one; a feat; to employ to the greatest possible advantage (exploit one's talents); to make use of selfishly or unethically (a country that exploited peasant labor); manipulate; to advertise; promote
exploitability.noun
exploitable, exploitative.or.exploitive.adjectives
exploitativey.or.exploitively.adverbs

exponent, exponential.adjectives
a mathematical rule for a step-by-step procedure (an algorithm) showing how many times a figure is to be multiplied by itself and applied recursively, e.g. b3 = b x b x b; 10 to the power of 3 is 1000, that is, 10x10x10=1000, written (103)
exponentially.adverb
exponent.noun,.plural.exponents
one that expounds or interprets; one that speaks for, represents, or advocates (no longer an exponent of free trade); in mathematics, a number or symbol, as 3 in (x + y)3, placed to the right of and above another number, symbol or expression, denoting the power to which that number, symbol or expression is to be raised; in this sense, also called power
exponent.adjective
expository; explanatory

exposit.transitive verb
to state; set forth one's reasons; expound; add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning
exposition.noun,.plural.expositions
a setting forth of meaning or intent; a statement or rhetorical.discourse.intended to give information about or an explanation of difficult material; to expound
expositor.noun,.plural.expositors
a person that sets forth or explains
expositive, expository.adjectives

expostulate.verb
discuss, examine
intransitive verb senses.to reason earnestly with a person for purposes of dissuasion or remonstrance
expostulation.noun,.plural.expostulations
an act or an instance of expostulating; see postulate
expostulatory.adjective

expurgate, expurgated, expurgating, expurgates.transitive verbs
to cleanse; to remove erroneous, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material from (a book, for example) 
expurgation, expurgator.nouns

exquisite.adjective
carefully done or elaborately made; very beautiful or lovely, especially in a delicate or carefully wrought way
exquisite.noun
one who is excessively.fastidious in dress, manners or taste
exquisitely.adverb
exquisiteness.noun

extant.adjective
to be in existence; standing out or above; to stand out; currently or actually existing; not destroyed or lost; if something is extant, it is still in existence, in spite of being very old (two fourteenth-century manuscripts of this text are still extant)

extenuate, extenuates, extenuating, extenuated.transitive verbs
to lessen the seriousness of by providing partial excuses; palliate
extenuative.adjective.and.noun
extenuation, extenuator.nouns
extenuatory.adjective

exorbitant.adjective
exceeding all bounds, as of custom or fairness (exorbitant taxation; exorbitant cost of licences); excessive
exorbitantly.adverb
exorbitance.noun
excessiveness, as of price or amount; behavior or an action that exceeds what is right or proper.according to the general.opinion of people

extort, extorted, extorting, extorts.transitive verbs
to obtain from another by coercion or intimidation
extorter.noun
extortive.adjective
synonyms.educe; force

extortion.noun
the act or an instance of extorting; illegal use of one's official position or powers to obtain property, funds or patronage; an excessive or exorbitant charge; something extorted
extortionary.adjective
extortionist.or.extortioner.noun,.plural.extortionists.or.extortioners

entice, enticed, enticing, entices.transitive verbs
to attract by arousing curiosity, interest, hope or desire; lure.(the promise of higher pay enticed me into the new job)
enticement, enticer.nouns
enticingly.adverb

eugenics.noun
the study of hereditary improvement of the human race by controlled selective breeding

eugenicist.also.eugenist.noun
an advocate of or a specialist in eugenics

extrinsic.adjective
not forming an essential or inherent part of a thing; extraneous; originating from the outside; external
extrinsically.adverb

ensign.noun,.plural.ensigns
an ensign is a flag flown on a ship to show what country the ship belongs to; a national flag displayed on ships and aircraft, often with a special insignia

effector.noun
a muscle, a gland or an organ capable of responding to a stimulus, especially a nerve impulse; a nerve ending that carries impulses to a muscle, a gland or an organ and activates muscle contraction or glandular secretion

efferent.adjective
directed away from a central organ or section; carrying impulses from the central nervous system to an effector
efferent.noun
an efferent organ or body part, such as a blood vessel
efferently.adverb

evaporate, evaporated, evaporating, evaporates.verb
transitive verb use.to convert or change into a vapor (water evaporates into the vapor that forms the clouds); to draw moisture from, as by heating, leaving only the dry solid portion
intransitive verb use.to change into vapor; to produce vapor; to disappear; vanish (our fears at last evaporated when we saw our beloved cat in the distance)
evaporatively.adverb
evaporative.adjective
evaporation, evaporativity, evaporator.nouns

entitle, entitled, entitling, entitles.transitive verbs
to give a name or title to; to furnish with a right or claim to something (the coupon entitles the bearer to a 25 percent savings); every man, woman and child is entitled to equal protection under the law
entitlement.noun

envisage, envisaged, envisaging, envisages.transitive verbs
to conceive an image or a picture of, especially as a future possibility (envisaged a world at peace); to consider or regard in a certain way

episodic.also.episodical.adjective
something that is episodic occurs at irregular and infrequent.intervals (episodic headaches; episodic injuries); something that is episodic happens from time to time and then stops for a while, rather than happening all the time; relating to or resembling an episode; composed of a series of episodes (an episodic novel requiring 3 books to tell the full story); limited to the duration of an episode; temporary
episodically.adverb
episode.noun,.plural.episodes
an incident or event that is part of a progression or a larger sequence; one of a series of related events in the course of a continuous account; an occurrence; a portion of a narrative that relates an event or a series of connected events and forms a coherent story in itself; an incident (an episode in the life of all of us is when we have children)
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