4th Q. Vocabulary #6

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Euphemism

a pleasant or inoffensive expression used in place of an unpleasant or offensive one

Evanescent

fleeting; vanishing; happening for only the briefest period

Exacerbate

to make worse

Exacting

extremely demanding; difficult; requiring great skill or care

Exalt

to raise high; to glorify

Exasperate

to annoy thoroughly; to make very angry; to try the patience of

Exemplify

to illustrate as an example; to serve as a good example

Exhaustive

thorough; rigorous; complete; painstaking

Exhort

to urge strongly; to give a serious warning to

Exigency

an emergency; an urgency

Existential

having to do with existence; having to do with the body of thought called existentialism, which basically holds that human beings are responsible for their own actions but is otherwise too complicated to summarize in a single sentence

Exonerate

to free completely from blame; to exculpate

Expatriate

to throw someone out of his or her native land; to move away from ones native land; to emigrate

Expedient

providing an immediate advantage; serving one's immediate self-interest

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