GRE Word List-E

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earmark= set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
earn gain= for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve
earthly =of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible
earthy =unrefined; coarse; of earth
ebb= (of the tide) recede; lessen; diminish
ebullient =showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling
eccentric= irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
eccentricity= oddity; idiosyncrasy
ecclesiastic= ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church
eclectic =selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources
eclipse =darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
ecliptic =path of the sun and the planets
ecologist =person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment
economy =efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
ecosystem =ecological community together with its environment
ecstasy= rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion
ecstatic= causing or experiencing ecstasy
eddy =swirling current of water, air
edict =decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
edifice= building (of imposing size)
edify= instruct; correct morally
eerie =weird; causing fear because strange
efface= rub out; remove the surface of
effective= effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect
effectual =able to produce a desired effect; valid
effectuate =effect; produce; achieve
effeminate =having womanly traits
effervescence= inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits
effete= having lost one’s original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
efficacy= power to produce desired effect
efficacious= effectual
effigy =dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone
effluvium= noxious (harmful) smell
effrontery =rudeness without any sense of shame
effulgent =shining brightly; brilliant
effusion =pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling
Effuse= pour out
effusive= pouring forth; gushing
ego =one’s opinion of oneself; self-esteem
egoism =excessive interest in one’s self; selfishness
egotism =tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
egotistical= egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
egress= exit; opening for going out; act of going out
egregious= notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
ejaculation =exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm)
elaborate= work out carefully; add more detail or information
elaboration =addition of details; intricacy
elastic= able to spring back into shape
elated= filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed
elegy =poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead)
elevation =elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building
elicit =draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
elixir =cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
ellipsis =omission of words from a text
elliptical= elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis
elope= run away secretly with the intention of getting married
eloquence =expressiveness; persuasive speech
Eloquent= movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influenced
elucidate =explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten
elusive= evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand
elude= escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of
elysian =relating to paradise; blissful
Elysium =place or condition of bliss
emaciated =thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
emanate= issue forth; come out
emancipate= set free; liberate
emasculate= weaken; castrate
embargo= ban on commerce or other activity
embark =commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
embed= enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
embellish =adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
embezzlement= taking for one’s own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one’s care)
embitter= make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry
embody =give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
emboss =produce a design in raised relief; decorate with a raised design
embrace= hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse
embroider= decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
embroil= throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute
embryonic= undeveloped; rudimentary
Embryo= organism in the early stage of development
emend =correct (usually a text)
emendation= correction of errors; improvement
emetic =substance causing vomiting
eminent=rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished
emissary= agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
emollient =soothing or softening remedy (for the skin)
emolument =salary; payment for an office; compensation
empathy= ability to identify with another’s feelings, ideas
empirical= based on experience
emulate =imitate; rival; try to equal or excel
enact =make (a bill) into law
enamored= in love
Enamor= inspire with love
encipher= encode; convert a message into code
encircle =surround
enclave= territory enclosed within an alien land
encomiastic= praising; eulogistic
Encomium=:very high praise; eulogy
encompass= surround; include
Encroachment =gradual intrusion
Encroach= take another’s possessions or right gradually or stealthily
encumber= burden
endear= make beloved
Dear= loved; cherished; high-priced
endearment= fond word or act; expression of affection
endemic =prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area
endorse =approve; support; write one’s signature on the back of
endue =provide with some quality; endow
enduring =lasting; surviving
Endure= bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties)
energize= invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
enervate= weaken; take away energy from
enfranchise= admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote)
engage= attract; employ; hire; pledge oneself; confront; fight; enter into confliction
engagement =agreement to marry; arrangement to meet someone or to do something
engaged =employed; busy; betrothed
engaging= charming; attractive
engender =cause; produce; give rise to
engross =occupy fully; absorb
engulf =surround and swallow up
enhance= increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
enigma =puzzle; mystery
enigmatic =obscure; puzzling
enjoin =command; order; forbid
enlist = (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
enliven= make lively or spirited; animate

enmity= ill will; hatred; hostility
ennui= boredom; dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest
enormity= hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness
enrapture =please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
ensconce =settle comfortably
ensue= follow (as a result)
entail =make necessary; require; necessitate; involve
enterprise =willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization
enterprising= full of initiative; showing enterprise
enthrall =capture; enslave; captivate
entice= lure; persuade to do (something wrong)
entity =real being
entomology =study of insects
entourage =group of attendants; retinue
entrance =put under a spell(condition caused by magical power)
entreat= plead; ask earnestly
entree =entrance; a way in; right to enter; main dish of a meal
entrepreneur= businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor
enumerate= list; mention one by one
enunciate= announce; proclaim; utter or speak, pronounce clearly
Environ= enclose; surround
environs= surrounding area (as of a city)
eon= (aeon) long period of time; an age; longest division of geologic time containing two or more eras
epaulet= (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
ephemeral= short-lived; fleeting
epic= long heroic poem, novel, or similar work of art (celebrating the feats of a hero)
epicure= connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet
epicurean =believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided
epigram =witty thought or saying, usually short
epilogue =short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
episodic= (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts
epistemologist =philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge
epitaph= inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
epithet =word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing
epitome= perfect example or embodiment; brief summary
epitomize= make an epitome of
epoch =period of time
equable =tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
equanimity =calmness of temperament; composure
equestrian =rider on horseback
equilibrium =balance of opposing forces
equine= resembling a horse
equinox= period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn
equipoise =balance; balancing force; equilibrium
equitable= fair; impartial
equity =fairness; justice
equivocal= (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading
equivocate =use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead
erode =eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion
erotic =pertaining to passionate love or sexual love
errant =wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standard
erratic =odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
erroneous= mistaken; wrong; incorrect
erudite = (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly
escapade =prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
eschew =avoid habitually
esoteric= hard to understand; known only to the chosen few
espionage= spying
espouse =adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry
esteem =respect; value; judge
estimable= (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
estranged =separated; alienated
Estrange =alienate (people in a family)
ethereal= like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly
ether= upper air
ethnic= relating to races
ethnology= study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings
ethos =underlying character of a culture, group
etymology =study of word parts; study of the origins of words
eugenic =pertaining to the improvement of race
eugenics= study of hereditary improvement of the human race
eulogistic= praising; full of eulogy
eulogy =expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone’s death
euphemism =mild expression in place of an unpleasant one
euphony =sweet sound
euphoria= feeling of exaggerated or well-being; feeling of great happiness
euthanasia= mercy killing
evanescent= fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing
evasive =not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading
evade= avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
evenhanded= impartial; fair
eventual= happening at last as a result
evince= show clearly
evocative= tending to call up (emotions, memories)
evoke =call forth (memory or feeling)
ewe= female sheep
exacerbate= worsen; aggravate; embitter
exact =demand and obtain by force
exacting= extremely demanding
exalt =raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire
exasperate =vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
except =exclude
exceptional= unusual; of unusually high quality
exceptionable =objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive
excerpt =selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work
exchequer= treasury
excise =cut away; cut out
exclaim =cry out suddenly
excoriate= scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
exculpate =clear from blame or guilt
execrable =very bad; detestable
execrate =curse; express abhorrence for; detest
execute =put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment
executioner= person administering capital punishment
executive =person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws
executor =person designated to execute the terms of a will
exegesis =explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
exemplary= serving as a model; outstanding
exemplar= typical example; model
exemplify= show by example; furnish an example
Exempt =not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty
exertion= effort; expenditure of much physical work
exhale= breathe out
exhilarating= invigorating and refreshing
exhilarate= make cheerful and excited
exhort =urge (by strong argument or advice)
exhume= dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
exigency =urgent situation
exiguous =small in amount; minute
existential =pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
exodus =departure (of a large number of people)
exonerate= acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
exorbitant = (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
exorcise= drive out evil spirits
exotic= not native; from another part of the world; strange; intriguingly unusual
expansive = (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive
expatiate= talk at length; speak or write in detail
expatriate= exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land
exile= banish; leave one’s country
expedient =suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical
expedite= hasten; make go faster
expeditious =done with speed; quick
expenditure =payment or expense; expending; something expended; output
expertise =specialized knowledge (in a particular field)
expiate =make amends for (a sin)
expletive= meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
explicate =explain in detail; interpret; clarify
explicit= totally clear; definite; outspoken
exploit =make use of, sometimes unjustly
expose =public revelation of something discreditable
expository= explanatory; serving to explain
exposition= explaining; exhibition
expostulation= protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade
exposure= risk, particularly of being exposed to disease
expound =explain
expropriate= take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
expunge= cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
expurgate= clean; remove offensive parts of a book
exquisite= delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful
extant = (of something written or painted) still in existence
extemporaneous =not planned; impromptu; extempore
extenuate =weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
extirpate =root up; uproot; destroy completely
extol= praise very highly; glorify
extort= wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats
extradition =surrender of prisoner by one state to another
extraneous= not essential; irrelevant; superfluous
External =coming from the outside
extrapolation= projection; conjecture
Extrapolate= infer (unknown information) from known information
extricate =free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
extrinsic= external; not essential or inherent; extraneous
extrovert= person interested mostly in external objects and actions
extrude= force or push out; thrust out
exuberance =overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm
Exuberant= high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
exude= flow out slowly; discharge (gradually)
exult =rejoice

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