15 letter words whose second letter is E

Bell animalcule () An infusorian of the family Vorticellidae, common in fresh-water ponds.

Ceratobranchial (a.) Pertaining to the bone, or cartilage, below the epibranchial in a branchial arch.

Ceratobranchial (n.) A ceratobranchial bone, or cartilage.

Ceremoniousness (n.) The quality, or practice, of being ceremonious.

Decalcification (n.) The removal of calcareous matter.

Decarbonization (n.) The action or process of depriving a substance of carbon.

Decarburization (n.) The act, process, or result of decarburizing.

Dechristianized (imp. & p. p.) of Dechristianize

Deconcentration (n.) Act of deconcentrating.

Degenerationist (n.) A believer in the theory of degeneration, or hereditary degradation of type; as, the degenerationists hold that savagery is the result of degeneration from a superior state.

Dehydrogenation (n.) The act or process of freeing from hydrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of hydrogen.

Demonstrability (n.) The quality of being demonstrable; demonstrableness.

Demonstratively (adv.) In a manner fitted to demonstrate; clearly; convincingly; forcibly.

Denationalizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denationalize

Denitrification (n.) The act or process of freeing from nitrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of nitrogen.

Dentate-ciliate (a.) Having the margin dentate and also ciliate or fringed with hairs.

Dentate-sinuate (a.) Having a form intermediate between dentate and sinuate.

Deprovincialize (v. t.) To divest of provincial quality or characteristics.

Derbyshire spar () A massive variety of fluor spar, found in Derbyshire, England, and wrought into vases and other ornamental work.

Dermobranchiata (n. pl.) A group of nudibranch mollusks without special gills.

Dermobranchiate (a.) Having the skin modified to serve as a gill.

Desilverization (n.) The act or the process of freeing from silver; also, the condition resulting from the removal of silver.

Destructibility (n.) The quality of being capable of destruction; destructibleness.

Destructiveness (n.) The quality of destroying or ruining.

Destructiveness (n.) The faculty supposed to impel to the commission of acts of destruction; propensity to destroy.

Determinability (n.) The quality of being determinable; determinableness.

Determinateness (n.) State of being determinate.

Detrimentalness (n.) The quality of being detrimental; injuriousness.

Deutohydroguret (n.) A compound containing in the molecule two atoms of hydrogen united with some other element or radical.

Devitrification (n.) The act or process of devitrifying, or the state of being devitrified. Specifically, the conversion of molten glassy matter into a stony mass by slow cooling, the result being the formation of crystallites, microbites, etc., in the glassy base, which are then called devitrification products.

Dezincification (n.) The act or process of freeing from zinc; also, the condition resulting from the removal of zinc.

Fellow-commoner (n.) A student at Cambridge University, England, who commons, or dines, at the Fellow's table.

Fellow-creature (n.) One of the same race or kind; one made by the same Creator.


Hellenistically (adv.) According to the Hellenistic manner or dialect.

Helminthologist (n.) One versed in helminthology.

Hemadynamometer (n.) An instrument by which the pressure of the blood in the arteries, or veins, is measured by the height to which it will raise a column of mercury; -- called also a haemomanometer.

Hemianaesthesia (n.) Anaesthesia upon one side of the body.

Hendecasyllabic (a.) Pertaining to a

Hendecasyllable (n.) A metrical

Hepato-pancreas (n.) A digestive gland in Crustacea, Mollusca, etc., usually called the liver, but different from the liver of vertebrates.

Hermaphroditism (n.) The union of the two sexes in the same individual, or the combination of some of their characteristics or organs in one individual.

Hermeneutically (adv.) According to the principles of interpretation; as, a verse of Scripture was examined hermeneutically.

Heterodactylous (a.) Having the first and second toes turned backward, as in the trogons.

Heterogangliate (a.) Having the ganglia of the nervous system unsymmetrically arranged; -- said of certain invertebrate animals.

Left-handedness (n.) Alt. of Left-handiness

Leptomeningitis (n.) Inflammation of the pia mater or of the arachnoid membrane.

Leucophlegmatic (a.) Having a dropsical habit of body, with a white bloated skin.

Lexicographical (a.) Of or pertaining to, or according to, lexicography.

Mechanographist (n.) An artist who, by mechanical means, multiplies copies of works of art.

Menispermaceous (a.) Pertaining to a natural order (Menispermace/) of climbing plants of which moonseed (Menispermum) is the type.

Mephistophelian (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the devil Mephistopheles, "a crafty, scoffing, relentless fiend;" devilish; crafty.

Mercurification (n.) The process or operation of obtaining the mercury, in its fluid form, from mercuric minerals.

Mercurification (n.) The act or process of compounding, or the state of being compounded, with mercury.

Merorganization (n.) Organization in part.

Mesaticephalous (a.) Mesaticephalic.

Metacinnabarite (n.) Sulphide of mercury in isometric form and black in color.

Metallographist (n.) One who writes on the subject of metals.

Metempsychosing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Metempsychose

Metropolitanate (n.) The see of a metropolitan bishop.

Nearsightedness (n.) See Myopic, and Myopia.

Neuro-epidermal (a.) Pertaining to, or giving rise to, the central nervous system and epiderms; as, the neuroepidermal, or epiblastic, layer of the blastoderm.

Pedestrianizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pedestrianize

Pellibranchiata (n. pl.) A division of Nudibranchiata, in which the mantle itself serves as a gill.

Penetrativeness (n.) The quality of being penetrative.

Perfunctoriness (n.) The quality or state of being perfunctory.

Pergamentaceous (a.) Like parchment.

Perilymphangial (a.) Around, or at the side of, a lymphatic vessel.

Peristeropodous (a.) Having pigeonlike feet; -- said of those gallinaceous birds that rest on all four toes, as the curassows and megapods.

Perpendicularly (adv.) In a perpendicular manner; vertically.

Personification (n.) The act of personifying; impersonation; embodiment.

Personification (n.) A figure of speech in which an inanimate object or abstract idea is represented as animated, or endowed with personality; prosopop/ia; as, the floods clap their hands.

Perspectography (n.) The science or art of de

Persulphocyanic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a yellow crystal

Perthiocyanogen (n.) Same as Persulphocyanogen.

Pestalozzianism (n.) The system of education introduced by Pestalozzi.

Petworth marble () A kind of shell marble occurring in the Wealden clay at Petworth, in Sussex, England; -- called also Sussex marble.

Reafforestation (n.) The act or process of converting again into a forest.

Reapportionment (n.) A second or a new apportionment.

Recognizability (n.) The quality or condition of being recognizable.

Reconsideration (n.) The act of reconsidering, or the state of being reconsidered; as, the reconsideration of a vote in a legislative body.

Reconsolidation (n.) The act or process of reconsolidating; the state of being reconsolidated.

Recrementitious (a.) Of or pertaining to recrement; consisting of recrement or dross.

Reestablishment (n.) The act reestablishing; the state of being reestablished.

Reforestization (n.) The act or process of reforestizing.

Refortification (n.) A fortifying anew, or a second time.

Re-presentation (n.) The act of re-presenting, or the state of being presented again; a new presentation; as, re-presentation of facts previously stated.

Republicanizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Republicanize

Resino-electric (a.) Containing or exhibiting resinous electricity.

Resurrectionist (n.) One who steals bodies from the grave, as for dissection.

Resurrectionize (v. t.) To raise from the dead.

Retrocopulation (n.) Copulation from behind.

Retrogenerative (a.) Begetting young by retrocopulation.

Retrogressively (adv.) In a retrogressive manner.

Retrospectively (adv.) By way of retrospect.

Revolutioniezed (imp. & p. p.) of Revolutionize

Revolutionizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Revolutionize

Seek-no-further (n.) A kind of choice winter apple, having a subacid taste; -- formerly called go-no-further.

Selenographical (a.) Of or pertaining to selenography.

Self-abhorrence (n.) Abhorrence of one's self.

Self-abnegation (n.) Self-denial; self-renunciation; self-sacrifice.

Self-admiration (n.) Admiration of one's self.

Self-affrighted (a.) Frightened at or by one's self.

Self-centration (n.) The quality or state of being self-centered.

Self-complacent (a.) Satisfied with one's own character, capacity, and doings; self-satisfied.

Self-confidence (n.) The quality or state of being self-confident; self-reliance.

Self-conviction (n.) The act of convicting one's self, or the state of being self-convicted.

Self-devotement (n.) Self-devotion.


Self-estimation (n.) The act of estimating one's self; self-esteem.

Self-exaltation (n.) The act of exalting one's self, or the state of being so exalted.

self-explaining (a.) Explaining itself; capable of being understood without explanation.

Self-fertilized (a.) Fertilized by pollen from the same flower.

Self-government (n.) The act of governing one's self, or the state of being governed by one's self; self-control; self-command.

Self-government (n.) Hence, government of a community, state, or nation by the joint action of the mass of people constituting such a civil body; also, the state of being so governed; democratic government; democracy.

Self-importance (n.) An exaggerated estimate of one's own importance or merit, esp. as manifested by the conduct or manners; self-conceit.

Self-indulgence (n.) Indulgence of one's appetites, desires, or inclinations; -- the opposite of self-restraint, and self-denial.

Self-interested (a.) Particularly concerned for one's own interest or happiness.

Self-involution (n.) Involution in one's self; hence, abstraction of thought; reverie.

Self-neglecting (n.) A neglecting of one's self, or of one's own interests.

Self-partiality (n.) That partiality to himself by which a man overrates his own worth when compared with others.

Self-possession (n.) The possession of one's powers; calmness; self-command; presence of mind; composure.

Self-regulative (a.) Tending or serving to regulate one's self or itself.

Self-repellency (n.) The quality or state of being self-repelling.

Self-repetition (n.) Repetition of one's self or of one's acts; the saying or doing what one has already said or done.

Self-reproached (a.) Reproached by one's own conscience or judgment.

Self-restrained (a.) Restrained by one's self or itself; restrained by one's own power or will.

Self-satisfying (a.) Giving satisfaction to one's self.

Self-sufficient (a.) Sufficient for one's self without external aid or cooperation.

Self-sufficient (a.) Having an overweening confidence in one's own abilities or worth; hence, haughty; overbearing.

Self-suspicious (a.) Suspicious or distrustful of one's self.

Self-willedness (n.) Obstinacy.

Semiamplexicaul (a.) Partially amplexicaul; embracing the stem half round, as a leaf.


Semicylyndrical (a.) Half cylindrical.

Semidiaphaneity (n.) Half or imperfect transparency; translucency.

Semidiatessaron (n.) An imperfect or diminished fourth.

Semipellucidity (n.) The qualiti or state of being imperfectly transparent.

Semiperspicuous (a.) Half transparent; imperfectly clear; semipellucid.

Semitranslucent (a.) Slightly clear; transmitting light in a slight degree.

Semitransparent (a.) Half or imperfectly transparent.

Septentrionally (adv.) Northerly.

Serpent-tongued (a.) Having a forked tongue, like a serpent.

Sesquiduplicate (a.) Twice and a half as great (as another thing); having the ratio of two and a half to one.

Sesquitertianal (a.) Having the ratio of one and one third to one (as 4 : 3).

Technicological (a.) Technological; technical.

Tectibranchiata (n. pl.) An order, or suborder, of gastropod Mollusca in which the gills are usually situated on one side of the back, and protected by a fold of the mantle. When there is a shell, it is usually thin and delicate and often rudimentary. The aplysias and the bubble shells are examples.

Tectibranchiate (a.) Having the gills covered by the mantle; of or pertaining to the Tectibranchiata.

Tectibranchiate (n.) A tectibranchiate mollusk.

Telepolariscope (n.) A polariscope arranged to be attached to a telescope.

Telestereoscope (n.) A stereoscope adapted to view distant natural objects or landscapes; a telescopic stereoscope.

Telethermometer (n.) An apparatus for determining the temperature of a distant point, as by a thermoelectric circuit or otherwise.

Tentaculiferous (a.) Producing or bearing tentacles.

Terebratuliform (a.) Having the general form of a terebratula shell.

Territorialized (imp. & p. p.) of Territorialize

Tetrabranchiata (n. pl.) An order of Cephalopoda having four gills. Among living species it includes only the pearly nautilus. Numerous genera and species are found in the fossil state, such as Ammonites, Baculites, Orthoceras, etc.

Tetrabranchiate (a.) Of or pertaining to the Tetrabranchiata.

Tetrabranchiate (n.) One of the Tetrabranchiata.

Tetractinellida (n. pl.) A division of Spongiae in which the spicules are siliceous and have four branches diverging at right angles. Called also Tetractinellinae.

Tetrahexahedral (a.) Pertaining to a tetrahexahedron.

Tetrahexahedron (n.) A solid in the isometric system, bounded by twenty-four equal triangular faces, four corresponding to each face of the cube.

Tetrapnuemonian (n.) One of the Tetrapneumona.

Tetrasyllabical (a.) Consisting of, or having, four syllables; quadrisyllabic.

Ventriloquizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ventriloquize

Ventro-inguinal (a.) Pertaining both to the abdomen and groin, or to the abdomen and inguinal canal; as, ventro-inguinal hernia.

Vers de societe () See Society verses, under Society.

Vertebrarterial (a.) Of or pertaining to a vertebrae and an artery; -- said of the foramina in the transverse processes of cervical vertebrae and of the canal which they form for the vertebral artery and vein.

Vesicoprostatic (a.) Of a pertaining to the bladder and the prostrate gland.

Vespertilionine (a.) Of or pertaining to the Vespertiliones.

Weatherboarding (n.) The covering or siding of a building, formed of boards lapping over one another, to exclude rain, snow, etc.

Weatherboarding (n.) Boards adapted or intended for such use.

Zeugobranchiata (n. pl.) Same as Zygobranchia.

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