How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

35 terms

Kaplan GRE Vocabulary : E

STUDY
PLAY
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