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EPHEMERAL

lasting a short time

EMULATE

to copy; to try to equal or excel

EXPURGATE

to censor

ENUMERATE

to count, list, or itemize

ENDEMIC

belonging to a particular area; inherent

EFFICACY

effectiveness

ENGENDER

to produce, cause, or bring about

EDIFY

to instruct morally and spiritually

ETHOS

beliefs or character of a group

EBULLIENT

exhilarated; full of enthusiasm and high spirits

ECLECTIC

selecting from or made up from a variety of sources

EPICURE

person with refined taste in food and wine

ESCHEW

to shun; to avoid (as something wrong or distasteful)

EXIGENT

urgent; requiring immediate action

EXCULPATE

to clear from blame; prove innocent

EUPHONY

pleasant, harmonious sound

EUPHEMISM

use of an inoffensive word or phrase in place of a more distasteful one

ENERVATE

to reduce in strength

ELEGY

a sorrowful poem or speech

EMBELLISH

to add ornamental or fictitious details

ENCOMIUM

warm praise

EFFIGY

stuffed doll; likeness of a person

ESOTERIC

known or understood only by a few

ENIGMA

a puzzle; a mystery

ERRATIC

wandering and unpredictable

EULOGY

speech in praise of someone

EFFRONTERY

impudent boldness; audacity

EXACERBATE

to make worse

EXONERATE

to clear of blame

ESTIMABLE

admirable

EXPLICIT

clearly stated or shown; forthright in expression

EQUIVOCATE

to use expressions of double meaning in order to mislead

ERSATZ

fake

ERUDITE

learned; scholarly; bookish

EXPONENT

one who champions or advocates

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