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  • Section 5: Words Starting with E. each. e . a . c . h . each. each means to

  • or from every one of two or more (considered individually). They received $10 each.

  • each other. each other. each other means each member of a group does something to the others

  • or has a particular connection with the others. We can wear each other's clothes.

  • eager. e . a . g . e . r . eager. eager means having or showing keen interest or intense

  • desire or impatient expectancy. Eager to travel abroad.

  • ear. e . a . r . ear. ears ears are the two parts of your body that you hear with. She

  • tucked her hair behind her ears. early. e . a . r . l . y . early. early means

  • at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or

  • expected time. An early spring. earn. e . a . r . n . earn. earn means earn

  • on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages. She earns a lot in

  • her new job earth. e . a . r . t . h . earth. earth is

  • the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface. They dug into the

  • earth outside the church. ease. e . a . s . e . ease. ease means freedom

  • from difficulty or hardship or effort. He rose through the ranks with apparent ease.

  • east. e . a . s . t . east. east means situated in or facing or moving toward the east. A

  • low line of hills running along the east coast. eastern. e . a . s . t . e . r . n . eastern.

  • eastern means lying toward or situated in the east. The eastern end of the island.

  • easy. e . a . s . y . easy. easy means posing no difficulty; requiring little effort. Took

  • the easy way out of his dilemma. easily. e . a . s . i . l . y . easily. easily

  • means with ease easy is sometimes used informally for easily. This china breaks very easily.

  • eat. e . a . t . eat. eat means take in solid food. She was eating a banana.

  • economic. e . c . o . n . o . m . i . c . economic. economic means of or relating to an economy,

  • the system of production and management of material wealth. Aspects of social, political,

  • and economic life. economics. e . c . o . n . o . m . i . c . s

  • . economics. economics means the branch of social science that deals with the production

  • and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management. He gained

  • a first class Honours degree in economics. economy. e . c . o . n . o . m . y . economy.

  • economy means the system of production and distribution and consumption. A capitalist

  • economy. edge. e . d . g . e . edge. edge means a sharp

  • side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object. He rounded the edges of the

  • box. edition. e . d . i . t . i . o . n . edition.

  • edition means all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the

  • same time. It was too late for the morning edition.

  • editor. e . d . i . t . o . r . editor. editor means a person responsible for the editorial

  • aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text. The editor of

  • the Daily Telegraph. educate. e . d . u . c . a . t . e . educate.

  • educate means give an education to. We must educate our youngsters better.

  • educated. e . d . u . c . a . t . e . d . educated. educated means having or based on relevant

  • experience. An educated guess. education. e . d . u . c . a . t . i . o . n

  • . education. education means the activities of educating or instructing; activities that

  • impart knowledge or skill. He received no formal education.

  • educational. e . d . u . c . a . t . i . o . n . a . l . educational. educational means

  • relating to the process of education. Pupils with special educational needs.

  • effect. e . f . f . e . c . t . effect. effect means a phenomenon that follows and is caused

  • by some previous phenomenon. The magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise.

  • effective. e . f . f . e . c . t . i . v . e . effective. effective means producing or

  • capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect. Effective steps

  • toward peace. effectively. e . f . f . e . c . t . i . v

  • . e . l . y . effectively. effectively means in an effective manner. These are real problems

  • that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion.

  • efficient. e . f . f . i . c . i . e . n . t . efficient. efficient means being effective

  • without wasting time or effort or expense. An efficient production manager.

  • efficiently. e . f . f . i . c . i . e . n . t . l . y . efficiently. efficiently means

  • in an efficient manner. He functions efficiently. effort. e . f . f . o . r . t . effort. effort

  • means earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something. Made an effort

  • to cover all the reading material. e.g. e . g . e.g. e.g. is an abbreviation

  • for as an example. Take ribbon snakes, for example.

  • egg. e . g . g . egg. egg means animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together

  • with nutritive and protective envelopes. A baby bird hatching from its egg.

  • either. e . i . t . h . e . r . either. either means after a negative statement used as an

  • intensive meaning something like or also. He isn't stupid, but he isn't exactly a genius

  • either. elbow. e . l . b . o . w . elbow. elbow means

  • hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb

  • of a quadruped. He slipped and fell, badly bruising an elbow.

  • elderly. e . l . d . e . r . l . y . elderly. elderly means advanced in years; aged is pronounced

  • as two syllables. Elderly members of the society. elect. e . l . e . c . t . elect. elect means

  • select by a vote for an office or membership. We elected him chairman of the board.

  • election. e . l . e . c . t . i . o . n . election. election means a vote to select the winner

  • of a position or political office. The results of the election will be announced tonight.

  • electric. e . l . e . c . t . r . i . c . electric. electric means using or providing or producing

  • or transmitting or operated by electricity. Her electric guitar.

  • electrical. e . l . e . c . t . r . i . c . a . l . electrical. electrical means relating

  • to or concerned with electricity. Electrical and mechanical engineering industries.

  • electricity. e . l . e . c . t . r . i . c . i . t . y . electricity. electricity means

  • energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor. They built a car

  • that runs on electricity. electronic. e . l . e . c . t . r . o . n

  • . i . c . electronic. electronic means of or relating to electronics; concerned with

  • or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons. Electronic

  • devices. elegant. e . l . e . g . a . n . t . elegant.

  • elegant means refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style. She was elegant to her

  • fingertips. element. e . l . e . m . e . n . t . element.

  • element means an abstract part of something. The grammatical elements of a sentence.

  • elevator. e . l . e . v . a . t . o . r . elevator. elevator means lifting device consisting of

  • a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order

  • to move people from one floor to another in a building. We'll have to take the elevator.

  • eliminate. e . l . i . m . i . n . a . t . e . eliminate. eliminate means terminate or

  • take out. Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics.

  • else. e . l . s . e . else. else means additional to or different from this one or place or

  • time or manner. She ignored everything else. elsewhere. e . l . s . e . w . h . e . r . e

  • . elsewhere. elsewhere means in or to another place. Look elsewhere for the answer.

  • e mail. e mail. e mail means a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer

  • user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal

  • when he logs in. You can contact us by e-mail. embarrass. e . m . b . a . r . r . a . s . s

  • . embarrass. embarrass means cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious. His clumsiness

  • embarrassed him. embarrassing. e . m . b . a . r . r . a . s

  • . s . i . n . g . embarrassing. embarrassing means hard to deal with; especially causing

  • pain or embarrassment. An embarrassing pause followed his remark.

  • embarrassed. e . m . b . a . r . r . a . s . s . e . d . embarrassed. embarrassed means

  • feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious. Felt embarrassed at the extravagant praise.

  • embarrassment. e . m . b . a . r . r . a . s . s . m . e . n . t . embarrassment. embarrassment

  • means the state of being embarrassed. He is currently suffering financial embarrassments

  • emerge. e . m . e . r . g . e . emerge. emerge means come out into view, as from concealment.

  • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office

  • emergency. e . m . e . r . g . e . n . c . y . emergency. emergency means a sudden unforeseen

  • crisis that requires immediate action. He never knew what to do in an emergency.

  • emotion. e . m . o . t . i . o . n . emotion. emotion means any strong feeling. He lost

  • control of his emotions. emotional. e . m . o . t . i . o . n . a . l

  • . emotional. emotional means determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason. It

  • was an emotional judgment emotionally. e . m . o . t . i . o . n . a

  • . l . l . y . emotionally. emotionally means in an emotional manner. At the funeral he

  • spoke emotionally emphasis. e . m . p . h . a . s . i . s . emphasis.

  • emphasis means special importance or significance. The red light gave the central figure increased

  • emphasis emphasize. e . m . p . h . a . s . i . z . e

  • . emphasize. emphasize means to stress, single out as important. Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise

  • in addition to a change in diet empire. e . m . p . i . r . e . empire. empire

  • means the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is

  • exercised. The British empire. employ. e . m . p . l . o . y . employ. employ

  • means the state of being employed or having a job. He was in the employ of the city.

  • unemployed. u . n . e . m . p . l . o . y . e . d . unemployed. unemployed means not

  • engaged in a gainful occupation. Unemployed workers marched on the capital.

  • employee. e . m . p . l . o . y . e . e . employee. employee means a worker who is hired to perform

  • a job. The company has over 500 employees. employer. e . m . p . l . o . y . e . r . employer.

  • employer means a person or firm that employs workers. Very good employers.

  • employment. e . m . p . l . o . y . m . e . n . t . employment. employment means the

  • state of being employed or having a job. They are looking for employment.

  • unemployment. u . n . e . m . p . l . o . y . m . e . n . t . unemployment. unemployment

  • means the state of being unemployed or not having a job. Unemployment is a serious social

  • evil. empty. e . m . p . t . y . empty. empty means

  • holding or containing nothing. An empty glass. enable. e . n . a . b . l . e . enable. enable

  • means render capable or able for some task. This skill will enable you to find a job on

  • Wall Street. encounter. e . n . c . o . u . n . t . e . r

  • . encounter. encounter means a casual or unexpected convergence. Come together. He still remembers

  • their meeting in Paris. I'll probably encounter you at the meeting.

  • encourage. e . n . c . o . u . r . a . g . e . encourage. encourage means contribute to

  • the progress or growth of. I am encouraging the use of computers in the classroom.

  • encouragement. e . n . c . o . u . r . a . g . e . m . e . n . t . encouragement. encouragement

  • means the expression of approval and support. A few words of encouragement.

  • end. e . n . d . end. end means either extremity of something that has length. She knotted

  • the end of the thread. in the end. in the end. in the end means after

  • a very lengthy period of time. She will succeed in the end.

  • ending. e . n . d . i . n . g . ending. ending means the end of a word. His stories usually

  • have a happy ending. enemy. e . n . e . m . y . enemy. enemy means

  • an opposing military force. The enemy attacked at dawn.

  • energy. e . n . e . r . g . y . energy. energy means the capacity of a physical system to

  • do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs. Energy can take a wide variety of forms.

  • engage. e . n . g . a . g . e . engage. engage means carry out or participate in an activity.

  • She engaged many activities. engaged. e . n . g . a . g . e . d . engaged.

  • engaged means having ones attention or mind or energy engaged. She keeps herself fully

  • engaged with volunteer activities. engine. e . n . g . i . n . e . engine. engine

  • means motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work. My car had to have a new

  • engine. engineer. e . n . g . i . n . e . e . r . engineer.

  • engineer means a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems. A mechanical

  • engineer. engineering. e . n . g . i . n . e . e . r

  • . i . n . g . engineering. engineering means the practical application of science to commerce

  • or industry. The bridge is a triumph of modern engineering.

  • enjoy. e . n . j . o . y . enjoy. enjoy means derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment

  • from; take pleasure in. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Japan.

  • enjoyable. e . n . j . o . y . a . b . l . e . enjoyable. enjoyable means affording satisfaction

  • or pleasure. The company was enjoyable. enjoyment. e . n . j . o . y . m . e . n . t

  • . enjoyment. enjoyment means the pleasure felt when having a good time. He spoiled my

  • enjoyment of the game. enormous. e . n . o . r . m . o . u . s . enormous.

  • enormous means extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree. An

  • enormous boulder. enough. e . n . o . u . g . h . enough. enough

  • means as much as necessary. I hadn't trained enough for the game.

  • ensure. e . n . s . u . r . e . ensure. ensure means make certain of. This nest egg will

  • ensure a nice retirement for us. enter. e . n . t . e . r . enter. enter means

  • to come or go into. The boat entered an area of shallow marshes.

  • entertain. e . n . t . e . r . t . a . i . n . entertain. entertain means provide entertainment

  • for. He entertained the notion of moving to South America.

  • entertaining. e . n . t . e . r . t . a . i . n . i . n . g . entertaining. entertaining

  • means agreeably diverting or amusing. an entertaining puppet show.

  • entertainer. e . n . t . e . r . t . a . i . n . e . r . entertainer. entertainer means

  • a person who tries to please or amuse. She remains one of the top entertainers of all

  • time. entertainment. e . n . t . e . r . t . a . i

  • . n . m . e . n . t . entertainment. entertainment means an activity that is diverting and that

  • holds the attention. The entertainment was provided by a folk band.

  • enthusiasm. e . n . t . h . u . s . i . a . s . m . enthusiasm. enthusiasm means a feeling

  • of excitement. Enthusiasm for his program is growing.

  • enthusiastic. e . n . t . h . u . s . i . a . s . t . i . c . enthusiastic. enthusiastic

  • means having or showing great excitement and interest. Enthusiastic crowds filled the streets.

  • entire. e . n . t . i . r . e . entire. entire means constituting the full quantity or extent;

  • complete. An entire town devastated by an earthquake.

  • entirely. e . n . t . i . r . e . l . y . entirely. entirely means to a complete degree or to

  • the full or entire extent. It was entirely different from what we expected.

  • entitle. e . n . t . i . t . l . e . entitle. entitle means give the right to. The Freedom

  • of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file.

  • entrance. e . n . t . r . a . n . c . e . entrance. entrance means something that provides access.

  • They waited at the entrance to the garden. entry. e . n . t . r . y . entry. entry means

  • an item inserted in a written record. More keyboarding staff are required for data entry.

  • envelope. e . n . v . e . l . o . p . e . envelope. envelope means a flat rectangular paper container

  • for papers. She tore open the envelope and frantically read the letter.

  • environment. e . n . v . i . r . o . n . m . e . n . t . environment. environment means

  • the totality of surrounding condition. She longed for the comfortable environment of

  • his living room. environmental. e . n . v . i . r . o . n . m

  • . e . n . t . a . l . environmental. environmental means concerned with the ecological effects

  • of altering the environment. Environmental pollution.

  • equal. e . q . u . a . l . equal. equal means well matched; having the same quantity, value,

  • or measure as another. All men are equal before the law.

  • equally. e . q . u . a . l . l . y . equally. equally means to the same degree. They were

  • equally beautiful. equipment. e . q . u . i . p . m . e . n . t

  • . equipment. equipment means an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a

  • service. A useful piece of equipment for the kitchen.

  • equivalent. e . q . u . i . v . a . l . e . n . t . equivalent. equivalent means equal

  • in amount or value. Gave one six blows and the other a equivalent number.

  • era. e . r . a . era. era means a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from

  • a fixed point or event. When she left the firm, it was the end of an era .

  • error. e . r . r . o . r . error. error means a wrong action attributable to bad judgment

  • or ignorance or inattention. I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical error.

  • escape. e . s . c . a . p . e . escape. escape means run away from confinement. The convicted

  • murderer escaped from a high security prison. especially. e . s . p . e . c . i . a . l

  • . l . y . especially. especially means to a distinctly greater extent or degree than

  • is common. He was especially fussy about spelling. essay. e . s . s . a . y . essay. essay means

  • an analytic or interpretive literary composition. An essay on the causes of the First World

  • War. essential. e . s . s . e . n . t . i . a . l

  • . essential. essential means absolutely necessary; vitally necessary. Funds essential to the

  • completion of the project. essentially. e . s . s . e . n . t . i . a

  • . l . l . y . essentially. essentially means at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature.

  • The argument was essentially a technical one. establish. e . s . t . a . b . l . i . s . h

  • . establish. establish means set up or found. She establishes a literacy program.

  • estate. e . s . t . a . t . e . estate. estate means everything you own; all of your assets

  • (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities. The family owned a large

  • estate on Long Island. estimate. e . s . t . i . m . a . t . e . estimate.

  • estimate means an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth. An estimate

  • of what it would cost. etc. e . t . c . etc. etc means continuing

  • in the same way. A shop which sells cards, calendars, wrapping paper etc.

  • ethnic. e . t . h . n . i . c . ethnic. ethnic means denoting or deriving from or distinctive

  • of the ways of living built up by a group of people. The country is divided along ethnic

  • lines. even. e . v . e . n . even. even means used

  • as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected. I don't have even a dollar!

  • evening. e . v . e . n . i . n . g . evening. evening means the latter part of the day (the

  • period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall). He enjoyed the evening light