Adjectives Starting with E
Eager (a.) Sharp; sour; acid.
Eager (a.) Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
Eager (a.) Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement; as, the hounds were eager in the chase.
Eager (a.) Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
Eagle-eyed (a.) Sharp-sighted as an eagle.
Eagle-sighted (a.) Farsighted and strong-sighted; sharp-sighted.
Eagle-winged (a.) Having the wings of an eagle; swift, or soaring high, like an eagle.
Earable (a.) Arable; tillable.
Earal (a.) Receiving by the ear.
Ear-bored (a.) Having the ear perforated.
Eared (a.) Having (such or so many) ears; -- used in composition; as, long-eared-eared; sharp-eared; full-eared; ten-eared.
Eared (a.) Having external ears; having tufts of feathers resembling ears.
Earless (a.) Without ears; hence, deaf or unwilling to hear.
Earnest (a.) Ardent in the pursuit of an object; eager to obtain or do; zealous with sincerity; with hearty endeavor; heartfelt; fervent; hearty; -- used in a good sense; as, earnest prayers.
Earnest (a.) Intent; fixed closely; as, earnest attention.
Earnest (a.) Serious; important.
Earnestful (a.) Serious.
Earnful (a.) Full of anxiety or yearning.
Ear-splitting (a.) Deafening; disagreeably loud or shrill; as, ear-splitting strains.
Earthborn (a.) Born of the earth; terrigenous; springing originally from the earth; human.
Earthborn (a.) Relating to, or occasioned by, earthly objects.
Earthbred (a.) Low; grovelling; vulgar.
Earthen (a.) Made of earth; made of burnt or baked clay, or other like substances; as, an earthen vessel or pipe.
Earthen-hearted (a.) Hard-hearted; sordid; gross.
Earthly (a.) Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual; carnal; worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers; earthly praise.
Earthly (a.) Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable.
Earthly (a.) Made of earth; earthy.
Earthly-minded (a.) Having a mind devoted to earthly things; worldly-minded; -- opposed to spiritual-minded.
Earthquake (a.) Like, or characteristic of, an earthquake; loud; starling.
Earthy (a.) Consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike; as, earthy matter.
Earthy (a.) Of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly; terrestrial; carnal.
Earthy (a.) Gross; low; unrefined.
Earthy (a.) Without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch; as, an earthy fracture.
Easeful (a.) Full of ease; suitable for affording ease or rest; quiet; comfortable; restful.
Easeless (a.) Without ease.
East (a.) Toward the rising sun; or toward the point where the sun rises when in the equinoctial; as, the east gate; the east border; the east side; the east wind is a wind that blows from the east.
Easterling (a.) Relating to the money of the Easterlings, or Baltic traders. See Sterling.
Easterly (a.) Coming from the east; as, it was easterly wind.
Easterly (a.) Situated, directed, or moving toward the east; as, the easterly side of a lake; an easterly course or voyage.
Eastern (a.) Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries.
Eastern (a.) Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage.
Easternmost (a.) Most eastern.
East-insular (a.) Relating to the Eastern Islands; East Indian.
Easy-going (a.) Moving easily; hence, mild-tempered; ease-loving; inactive.
Eatable (a.) Capable of being eaten; fit to be eaten; proper for food; esculent; edible.
Ebb (a.) Receding; going out; falling; shallow; low.
Ebon (a.) Consisting of ebony.
Ebon (a.) Like ebony, especially in color; black; dark.
Ebony (a.) Made of ebony, or resembling ebony; black; as, an ebony countenance.
Ebracteate (a.) Without bracts.
Ebracteolate (a.) Without bracteoles, or little bracts; -- said of a pedicel or flower stalk.
Ebrauke (a.) Hebrew.
Ebrious (a.) Inc
Ebullient (a.) Boiling up or over; hence, manifesting exhilaration or excitement, as of feeling; effervescing.
Eburnean (a.) Made of or relating to ivory.
Eburnine (a.) Of or pertaining to ivory.
Ecaudate (a.) Without a tail or spur.
Ecaudate (a.) Tailless.
Ecbatic (a.) Denoting a mere result or consequence, as distinguished from telic, which denotes intention or purpose; thus the phrase / /, if rendered "so that it was fulfilled," is ecbatic; if rendered "in order that it might be." etc., is telic.
Eccentric (a.) Deviating or departing from the center, or from the
Eccentric (a.) Not having the same center; -- said of circles, ellipses, spheres, etc., which, though coinciding, either in whole or in part, as to area or volume, have not the same center; -- opposed to concentric.
Eccentric (a.) Pertaining to an eccentric; as, the eccentric rod in a steam engine.
Eccentric (a.) Not coincident as to motive or end.
Eccentric (a.) Deviating from stated methods, usual practice, or established forms or laws; deviating from an appointed sphere or way; departing from the usual course; irregular; anomalous; odd; as, eccentric conduct.
Eccentrical (a.) See Eccentric.
Ecchymotic (a.) Pertaining to ecchymosis.
Ecclesial (a.) Ecclesiastical.
Ecclesiastes (a.) One of the canonical books of the Old Testament.
Ecclesiastical (a.) Of or pertaining to the church; relating to the organization or government of the church; not secular; as, ecclesiastical affairs or history; ecclesiastical courts.
Ecclesiological (a.) Belonging to ecclesiology.
Echinate (a.) Alt. of Echinated
Echinated (a.) Set with prickles; prickly, like a hedgehog; bristled; as, an echinated pericarp.
Echinital (a.) Of, or like, an echinite.
Echinodermal (a.) Relating or belonging to the echinoderms.
Echinodermatous (a.) Relating to Echinodermata; echinodermal.
Echinoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the Echinoidea.
Echinulate (a.) Set with small spines or prickles.
Echoless (a.) Without echo or response.
Eclectic (a.) Selecting; choosing (what is true or excellent in doctrines, opinions, etc.) from various sources or systems; as, an eclectic philosopher.
Eclectic (a.) Consisting, or made up, of what is chosen or selected; as, an eclectic method; an eclectic magazine.
Ecliptic (a.) A great circle of the celestial sphere, making an angle with the equinoctial of about 23! 28'. It is the apparent path of the sun, or the real path of the earth as seen from the sun.
Ecliptic (a.) A great circle drawn on a terrestrial globe, making an angle of 23! 28' with the equator; -- used for illustrating and solving astronomical problems.
Ecliptic (a.) Pertaining to the ecliptic; as, the ecliptic way.
Ecliptic (a.) Pertaining to an eclipse or to eclipses.
Economic (a.) Alt. of Economical
Economical (a.) Pertaining to the household; domestic.
Economical (a.) Relating to domestic economy, or to the management of household affairs.
Economical (a.) Managing with frugality; guarding against waste or unnecessary expense; careful and frugal in management and in expenditure; -- said of character or habits.
Economical (a.) Managed with frugality; not marked with waste or extravagance; frugal; -- said of acts; saving; as, an economical use of money or of time.
Economical (a.) Relating to the means of living, or the resources and wealth of a country; relating to political economy; as, economic purposes; economical truths.
Economical (a.) Regulative; relating to the adaptation of means to an end.
Ecostate (a.) Having no ribs or nerves; -- said of a leaf.
Ecphractic (a.) Serving to dissolve or attenuate viscid matter, and so to remove obstructions; deobstruent.
Ecru (a.) Having the color or appearance of unbleached stuff, as silk,
Ecstatical (a.) Ecstatic.
Ecstatical (a.) Tending to external objects.
Ectal (a.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the surface; outer; -- opposed to ental.
Ectental (a.) Relating to, or connected with, the two primitive germ layers, the ectoderm and ectoderm; as, the "ectental
Ectethmoid (a.) External to the ethmoid; prefrontal.
Ectodermal (a.) Alt. of Ectodermic
Ectodermic (a.) Of or relating to the ectoderm.
Ectolecithal (a.) Having the food yolk, at the commencement of segmentation, in a peripheral position, and the cleavage process confined to the center of the egg; as, ectolecithal ova.
Ectopic (a.) Out of place; congenitally displaced; as, an ectopic organ.
Ectoplastic (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, ectoplasm.
Ectosteal (a.) Of or pertaining to ectostosis; as, ectosteal ossification.
Ectozoic (a.) See Epizoic.
Ectrotic (a.) Having a tendency to prevent the development of anything, especially of a disease.
Ectypal (a.) Copied, reproduced as a molding or cast, in contradistinction from the original model.
Ecumenic (a.) Alt. of Ecumenical
Ecumenical (a.) General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council.
Eczematous (a.) Pertaining to eczema; having the characteristic of eczema.
Edacious (a.) Given to eating; voracious; devouring.
Eddaic (a.) Alt. of Eddic
Eddic (a.) Relating to the Eddas; resembling the Eddas.
Edematous (a.) Alt. of Edematose
Edematose (a.) Same as oedematous.
Edenic (a.) Of or pertaining to Eden; paradisaic.
Edenized (a.) Admitted to a state of paradisaic happiness.
Edental (a.) See Edentate, a.
Edentalous (a.) See Edentate, a.
Edentate (a.) Destitute of teeth; as, an edentate quadruped; an edentate leaf.
Edentate (a.) Belonging to the Edentata.
Edentated (a.) Same as Edentate, a.
Edentulous (a.) Toothless.
Edgeless (a.) Without an edge; not sharp; blunt; obtuse; as, an edgeless sword or weapon.
Edgeshot (a.) Having an edge planed, -- said of a board.
Edgy (a.) Easily irritated; sharp; as, an edgy temper.
Edgy (a.) Having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined.
Edible (a.) Fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes.
Edictal (a.) Relating to, or consisting of, edicts; as, the Roman edictal law.
Edificant (a.) Building; constructing.
Edificatory (a.) Tending to edification.
Edificial (a.) Pertaining to an edifice; structural.
Edifying (a.) Instructing; improving; as, an edifying conversation.
Editorial (a.) Of or pertaining to an editor; written or sanctioned by an editor; as, editorial labors; editorial remarks.
Edriophthalmous (a.) Pertaining to the Edriophthalma.
Educable (a.) Capable of being educated.
Educated (a.) Formed or developed by education; as, an educated man.
Educational (a.) Of or pertaining to education.
Educative (a.) Tending to educate; that gives education; as, an educative process; an educative experience.
Educible (a.) Capable of being educed.
Eductive (a.) Tending to draw out; extractive.
Edulcorant (a.) Having a tendency to purify or to sweeten by removing or correcting acidity and acrimony.
Edulcorative (a.) Tending to /weeten or purify by affusions of water.
Edulious (a.) Edible.
Eerie (a.) Alt. of Eery
Eery (a.) Serving to inspire fear, esp. a dread of seeing ghosts; wild; weird; as, eerie stories.
Eery (a.) Affected with fear; affrighted.
Eerisome (a.) Causing fear; eerie.
Effable (a.) Capable of being uttered or explained; utterable.
Effaceable (a.) Capable of being effaced.
Effectible (a.) Capable of being done or achieved; practicable; feasible.
Effective (a.) Having the power to produce an effect or effects; producing a decided or decisive effect; efficient; serviceable; operative; as, an effective force, remedy, speech; the effective men in a regiment.
Effectless (a.) Without effect or advantage; useless; bootless.
Effectuose (a.) Alt. of Effectuous
Effectuous (a.) Effective.
Effeminate (a.) Having some characteristic of a woman, as delicacy, luxuriousness, etc.; soft or delicate to an unmanly degree; womanish; weak.
Effeminate (a.) Womanlike; womanly; tender; -- in a good sense.
Efferent (a.) Conveying outward, or discharging; -- applied to certain blood vessels, lymphatics, nerves, etc.
Efferent (a.) Conveyed outward; as, efferent impulses, i. e., such as are conveyed by the motor or efferent nerves from the central nervous organ outwards; -- opposed to afferent.
Efferous (a.) Like a wild beast; fierce.
Effervescent (a.) Gently boiling or bubbling, by means of the disengagement of gas
Effervescible (a.) Capable of effervescing.
Effervescive (a.) Tending to produce effervescence.
Effete (a.) No longer capable of producing young, as an animal, or fruit, as the earth; hence, worn out with age; exhausted of energy; incapable of efficient action; no longer productive; barren; sterile.
Effigial (a.) Relating to an effigy.
Effluent (a.) Flowing out; as, effluent beams.
Effluviable (a.) Capable of being given off as an effluvium.
Effluvial (a.) Belonging to effluvia.
Effluvium (a.) Subtile or invisible emanation; exhalation perceived by the sense of smell; especially, noisome or noxious exhalation; as, the effluvium from diseased or putrefying bodies, or from ill drainage.
Effodient (a.) Digging up.
Effortless (a.) Making no effort.
Effrayable (a.) Frightful.
Effrontit (a.) Marked by impudence.
Effulgent (a.) Diffusing a flood of light; shining; luminous; beaming; bright; splendid.
Effuse (a.) Poured out freely; profuse.
Effuse (a.) Disposed to pour out freely; prodigal.
Effuse (a.) Spreading loosely, especially on one side; as, an effuse inflorescence.
Effuse (a.) Having the lips, or edges, of the aperture abruptly spreading; -- said of certain shells.
Effusive (a.) Pouring out; pouring forth freely.
Egal (a.) Equal; impartial.
Egean (a.) See Aegean.
Eger (a.) Alt. of Egre
Egre (a.) Sharp; bitter; acid; sour.
Egg-shaped (a.) Resembling an egg in form; ovoid.
Egilopical (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with, an aegilops, or tumor in the corner of the eye.
Eglandulose (a.) Alt. of Eglandulous
Eglandulous (a.) Destitute of glands.
Egoical (a.) Pertaining to egoism.
Egoistic (a.) Alt. of Egoistical
Egoistical (a.) Pertaining to egoism; imbued with egoism or excessive thoughts of self; self-loving.
Egophonic (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, egophony.
Egotistic (a.) Alt. of Egotistical
Egotistical (a.) Addicted to, or manifesting, egotism.
Egranulose (a.) Having no granules, as chlorophyll in certain conditions.
Egregious (a.) Surpassing; extraordinary; distinguished (in a bad sense); -- formerly used with words importing a good quality, but now joined with words having a bad sense; as, an egregious rascal; an egregious ass; an egregious mistake.
Egyptian (a.) Pertaining to Egypt, in Africa.
Egyptological (a.) Of, pertaining to, or devoted to, Egyptology.
Eight (a.) Seven and one; as, eight years.
Eighteen (a.) Eight and ten; as, eighteen pounds.
Eighteenth (a.) Next in order after the seventeenth.
Eighteenth (a.) Consisting of one of eighteen equal parts or divisions of a thing.
Eightetethe (a.) Eighteenth.
Eightfold (a.) Eight times a quantity.
Eighth (a.) Next in order after the seventh.
Eighth (a.) Consisting of one of eight equal divisions of a thing.
Eightieth (a.) The next in order after seventy-ninth.
Eightieth (a.) Consisting of one of eighty equal parts or divisions.
Eighty (a.) Eight times ten; fourscore.
Eigne (a.) Eldest; firstborn.
Eigne (a.) Entailed; belonging to the eldest son.
Eirenic (a.) Pacific. See Irenic.
Ejaculatory (a.) Casting or throwing out; fitted to eject; as, ejaculatory vessels.
Ejaculatory (a.) Suddenly darted out; uttered in short sentences; as, an ejaculatory prayer or petition.
Ejaculatory (a.) Sudden; hasty.
Elaborate (a.) Wrought with labor; finished with great care; studied; executed with exactness or painstaking; as, an elaborate discourse; an elaborate performance; elaborate research.
Elaborative (a.) Serving or tending to elaborate; constructing with labor and minute attention to details.
Elaboratory (a.) Tending to elaborate.
Elaidic (a.) Relating to oleic acid, or elaine.
Elaiodic (a.) Derived from castor oil; ricinoleic; as, elaiodic acid.
Elamping (a.) Shining.
Elaphine (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or characteristic of, the stag, or Cervus elaphus.
Elapine (a.) Like or pertaining to the Elapidae, a family of poisonous serpents, including the cobras. See Ophidia.
Elasmobranch (a.) Of or pertaining to the Elasmobranchii.
Elasmobranchiate (a.) Of or pertaining to Elasmobranchii.
Elastic (a.) Springing back; having a power or inherent property of returning to the form from which a substance is bent, drawn, pressed, or twisted; springy; having the power of rebounding; as, a bow is elastic; the air is elastic; India rubber is elastic.
Elastic (a.) Able to return quickly to a former state or condition, after being depressed or overtaxed; having power to recover easily from shocks and trials; as, elastic spirits; an elastic constitution.
Elastical (a.) Elastic.
Elate (a.) Lifted up; raised; elevated.
Elate (a.) Having the spirits raised by success, or by hope; flushed or exalted with confidence; elated; exultant.
Elative (a.) Raised; lifted up; -- a term applied to what is also called the absolute superlative, denoting a high or intense degree of a quality, but not excluding the idea that an equal degree may exist in other cases.
Eld (a.) Old.
Elder (a.) Older; more aged, or existing longer.
Elder (a.) Born before another; prior in years; senior; earlier; older; as, his elder brother died in infancy; -- opposed to younger, and now commonly applied to a son, daughter, child, brother, etc.
Elder (a.) One who is older; a superior in age; a senior.
Elder (a.) An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a predecessor.
Elder (a.) A person who, on account of his age, occupies the office of ruler or judge; hence, a person occupying any office appropriate to such as have the experience and dignity which age confers; as, the elders of Israel; the elders of the synagogue; the elders in the apostolic church.
Elder (a.) A clergyman authorized to administer all the sacraments; as, a traveling elder.
Elderish (a.) Somewhat old; elderly.
Elderly (a.) Somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old age; as, elderly people.
Eldern (a.) Made of elder.
Eldest (a.) Oldest; longest in duration.
Eldest (a.) Born or living first, or before the others, as a son, daughter, brother, etc.; first in origin. See Elder.
Eldritch (a.) Hideous; ghastly; as, an eldritch shriek or laugh.
Eleatic (a.) Of or pertaining to a certain school of Greek philosophers who taught that the only certain science is that which owes nothing to the senses, and all to the reason.
Elect (a.) Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more.
Elect (a.) Chosen as the object of mercy or divine favor; set apart to eternal life.
Elect (a.) Chosen to an office, but not yet actually inducted into it; as, bishop elect; governor or mayor elect.
Electic (a.) See Eclectic.
Election (a.) The act of choosing; choice; selection.
Election (a.) The act of choosing a person to fill an office, or to membership in a society, as by ballot, uplifted hands, or viva voce; as, the election of a president or a mayor.
Election (a.) Power of choosing; free will; liberty to choose or act.
Election (a.) Discriminating choice; discernment.
Election (a.) Divine choice; predestination of individuals as objects of mercy and salvation; -- one of the "five points" of Calvinism.
Election (a.) The choice, made by a party, of two alternatives, by taking one of which, the chooser is excluded from the other.
Election (a.) Those who are elected.
Elective (a.) Exerting the power of choice; selecting; as, an elective act.
Elective (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting in, choice, or right of choosing; electoral.
Elective (a.) Dependent on choice; bestowed or passing by election; as, an elective study; an elective office.
Elector (a.) Pertaining to an election or to electors.
Electorial (a.) Electoral.
Electric (a.) Alt. of Electrical
Electrical (a.) Pertaining to electricity; consisting of, containing, derived from, or produced by, electricity; as, electric power or virtue; an electric jar; electric effects; an electric spark.
Electrical (a.) Capable of occasioning the phenomena of electricity; as, an electric or electrical machine or substance.
Electrical (a.) Electrifying; thrilling; magnetic.
Electricalness (a.) The state or quality of being electrical.
Electrifiable (a.) Capable of receiving electricity, or of being charged with it.
Electrine (a.) Belonging to, or made of, amber.
Electrine (a.) Made of electrum, an alloy used by the ancients.
Electro-ballistic (a.) Pertaining to electro-ballistics.
Electro-capillary (a.) Pert. to, or caused by, electro-capillarity.
Electro-chemical (a.) Of or pertaining to electro-chemistry.
Electro-chronographic (a.) Belonging to the electro-chronograph, or recorded by the aid of it.
Electro-dynamic (a.) Alt. of Electro-dynamical
Electro-dynamical (a.) Pertaining to the movements or force of electric or galvanic currents; dependent on electric force.
Electrogenic (a.) Of or pertaining to electrogenesis; as, an electrogenic condition.
Electro-gilt (a.) Gilded by means of voltaic electricity.
Electro-kinetic (a.) Of or pertaining to electro-kinetics.
Electrolytic (a.) Alt. of Electrolytical
Electrolytical (a.) Pertaining to electrolysis; as, electrolytic action.
Electrolyzable (a.) Capable of being electrolyzed, or decomposed by electricity.
Electro-magnetic (a.) Of, Pertaining to, or produced by, magnetism which is developed by the passage of an electric current.
Electro-metric (a.) Alt. of Electro-metrical
Electro-metrical (a.) Pertaining to electrometry; made by means of electrometer; as, an electrometrical experiment.
Electro-motive (a.) Producing electro-motion; producing, or tending to produce, electricity or an electric current; causing electrical action or effects.
Electro-muscular (a.) Pertaining the reaction (contraction) of the muscles under electricity, or their sensibility to it.
Electro-negative (a.) Having the property of being attracted by an electro-positive body, or a tendency to pass to the positive pole in electrolysis, by the law that opposite electricities attract each other.
Electro-negative (a.) Negative; nonmetallic; acid; -- opposed to positive, metallic, or basic.
Electro-physiological (a.) Pertaining to electrical results produced through physiological agencies, or by change of action in a living organism.
Electro-polar (a.) Possessing electrical polarity; positively electrified at one end, or on one surface, and negatively at the other; -- said of a conductor.
Electro-positive (a.) Of such a nature relatively to some other associated body or bodies, as to tend to the negative pole of a voltaic battery, in electrolysis, while the associated body tends to the positive pole; -- the converse or correlative of electro-negative.
Electro-positive (a.) Hence: Positive; metallic; basic; -- distinguished from negative, nonmetallic, or acid.
Electroscopic (a.) Relating to, or made by means of, the electroscope.
Electrostatic (a.) Pertaining to electrostatics.
Electro-telegraphic (a.) Pertaining to the electric telegraph, or by means of it.
Electrotonic (a.) Of or pertaining to electrical tension; -- said of a supposed peculiar condition of a conducting circuit during its exposure to the action of another conducting circuit traversed by a uniform electric current when both circuits remain stationary.
Electrotonic (a.) Relating to electrotonus; as, the electrotonic condition of a nerve.
Electrotonous (a.) Electrotonic.
Electrotypic (a.) Pertaining to, or effected by means of, electrotypy.
Electro-vital (a.) Derived from, or dependent upon, vital processes; -- said of certain electric currents supposed by some physiologists to circulate in the nerves of animals.
Eleemosynary (a.) Relating to charity, alms, or almsgiving; intended for the distribution of charity; as, an eleemosynary corporation.
Eleemosynary (a.) Given in charity or alms; having the nature of alms; as, eleemosynary assistance.
Eleemosynary (a.) Supported by charity; as, eleemosynary poor.
Elegant (a.) Very choice, and hence, pleasing to good taste; characterized by grace, propriety, and refinement, and the absence of every thing offensive; exciting admiration and approbation by symmetry, completeness, freedom from blemish, and the like; graceful; tasteful and highly attractive; as, elegant manners; elegant style of composition; an elegant speaker; an elegant structure.
Elegant (a.) Exercising a nice choice; discriminating beauty or sensitive to beauty; as, elegant taste.
Elegiac (a.) Belonging to elegy, or written in elegiacs; plaintive; expressing sorrow or lamentation; as, an elegiac lay; elegiac strains.
Elegiac (a.) Used in elegies; as, elegiac verse; the elegiac distich or couplet, consisting of a dactylic hexameter and pentameter.
Elegiacal (a.) Elegiac.
Elemental (a.) Pertaining to the elements, first principles, and primary ingredients, or to the four supposed elements of the material world; as, elemental air.
Elemental (a.) Pertaining to rudiments or first principles; rudimentary; elementary.
Elementalism (a.) The theory that the heathen divinities originated in the personification of elemental powers.
Elementar (a.) Elementary.
Elementary (a.) Having only one principle or constituent part; consisting of a single element; simple; uncompounded; as, an elementary substance.
Elementary (a.) Pertaining to, or treating of, the elements, rudiments, or first principles of anything; initial; rudimental; introductory; as, an elementary treatise.
Elementary (a.) Pertaining to one of the four elements, air, water, earth, fire.
Elementoid (a.) Resembling an element.
Elenchical (a.) Pertaining to an elench.
Elenchtic (a.) Alt. of Elenchtical
Elenchtical (a.) Same as Elenctic.
Elenctic (a.) Alt. of Elenctical
Elenctical (a.) Serving to refute; refutative; -- applied to indirect modes of proof, and opposed to deictic.
Elenge (a.) Sorrowful; wretched; full of trouble.
Elephantiac (a.) Affected with elephantiasis; characteristic of elephantiasis.
Elephantine (a.) Pertaining to the elephant, or resembling an elephant (commonly, in size); hence, huge; immense; heavy; as, of elephantine proportions; an elephantine step or tread.
Elephantoid (a.) Alt. of Elephantoidal
Elephantoidal (a.) Resembling an elephant in form or appearance.
Eleusinian (a.) Pertaining to Eleusis, in Greece, or to secret rites in honor of Ceres, there celebrated; as, Eleusinian mysteries or festivals.
Eleutheromaniac (a.) Mad for freedom.
Eleuthero-petalous (a.) Having the petals free, that is, entirely separate from each other; -- said of both plant and flower.
Elevate (a.) Elevated; raised aloft.
Elevated (a.) Uplifted; high; lofty; also, animated; noble; as, elevated thoughts.
Elevatory (a.) Tending to raise, or having power to elevate; as, elevatory forces.
Eleven (a.) Ten and one added; as, eleven men.
Eleventh (a.) Next after the tenth; as, the eleventh chapter.
Eleventh (a.) Constituting one of eleven parts into which a thing is divided; as, the eleventh part of a thing.
Eleventh (a.) Of or pertaining to the interval of the octave and the fourth.
Elfin (a.) Relating to elves.
Elfish (a.) Of or relating to the elves; elflike; implike; weird; scarcely human; mischievous, as though caused by elves.
Elicit (a.) Elicited; drawn out; made real; open; evident.
Eligible (a.) That may be selected; proper or qualified to be chosen; legally qualified to be elected and to hold office.
Eligible (a.) Worthy to be chosen or selected; suitable; desirable; as, an eligible situation for a house.
Eliminative (a.) Relating to, or carrying on, elimination.
Elinguid (a.) Tongue-tied; dumb.
Elizabethan (a.) Pertaining to Queen Elizabeth or her times, esp. to the architecture or literature of her reign; as, the Elizabethan writers, drama, literature.
Ellagic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gallnuts or gallic acid; as, ellagic acid.
Ellipsoid (a.) Alt. of Ellipsoidal
Ellipsoidal (a.) Pertaining to, or shaped like, an ellipsoid; as, ellipsoid or ellipsoidal form.
Elliptic (a.) Alt. of Elliptical
Elliptical (a.) Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends.
Elliptical (a.) Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase.
Elliptic-lanceolate (a.) Having a form intermediate between elliptic and lanceolate.
Elmen (a.) Belonging to elms.
Elmy (a.) Abounding with elms.
Elocular (a.) Having but one cell, or cavity; not divided by a septum or partition.
Elocutionary (a.) Pertaining to elocution.
Elocutive (a.) Pertaining to oratorical expression.
Elohistic (a.) Relating to Elohim as a name of God; -- said of passages in the Old Testament.
Elongate (a.) To lengthen; to extend; to stretch; as, to elongate a
Elongate (a.) To remove further off.
Elongate (a.) Drawn out at length; elongated; as, an elongate leaf.
Eloquent (a.) Having the power of expressing strong emotions or forcible arguments in an elevated, impassioned, and effective manner; as, an eloquent orator or preacher.
Eloquent (a.) Adapted to express strong emotion or to state facts arguments with fluency and power; as, an eloquent address or statement; an eloquent appeal to a jury.
Elrich (a.) Alt. of Elritch
Elritch (a.) Ghastly; preternatural. Same as Eldritch.
Elucidative (a.) Making clear; tending to elucidate; as, an elucidative note.
Elucidatory (a.) Tending to elucidate; elucidative.
Eludible (a.) Capable of being eluded; evadible.
Elumbated (a.) Weak or lame in the loins.
Elusive (a.) Tending to elude; using arts or deception to escape; adroitly escaping or evading; eluding the grasp; fallacious.
Elusory (a.) Tending to elude or deceive; evasive; fraudulent; fallacious; deceitful; deceptive.
Elvan (a.) Pertaining to elves; elvish.
Elvan (a.) Of or pertaining to certain veins of feldspathic or porphyritic rock crossing metalliferous veins in the mining districts of Cornwall; as, an elvan course.
Elvish (a.) Pertaining to elves; implike; mischievous; weird; also, vacant; absent in demeanor. See Elfish.
Elvish (a.) Mysterious; also, foolish.
Elysian (a.) Pertaining, or the abode of the blessed after death; hence, yielding the highest pleasures; exceedingly delightful; beatific.
Elytriform (a.) Having the form, or structure, of an elytron.
Elytroid (a.) Resembling a beetle's wing case.
Elzevir (a.) Applied to books or editions (esp. of the Greek New Testament and the classics) printed and published by the Elzevir family at Amsterdam, Leyden, etc., from about 1592 to 1680; also, applied to a round open type introduced by them.
Emaciate (a.) Emaciated.
Emanant (a.) Issuing or flowing forth; emanating; passing forth into an act, or making itself apparent by an effect; -- said of mental acts; as, an emanant volition.
Emanate (a.) Issuing forth; emanant.
Emanative (a.) Issuing forth; effluent.
Emanatory (a.) Emanative; of the nature of an emanation.
Emancipate (a.) Set at liberty.
Emancipatory (a.) Pertaining to emancipation, or tending to effect emancipation.
Emarginate (a.) Alt. of Emarginated
Emarginated (a.) Having the margin interrupted by a notch or shallow sinus.
Emarginated (a.) Notched at the summit.
Emarginated (a.) Having the edges truncated.
Emasculate (a.) Deprived of virility or vigor; unmanned; weak.
Emasculatory (a.) Serving or tending to emasculate.
Embassadorial (a.) Same as Ambassadorial.
Embattled (a.) Having indentations like a battlement.
Embattled (a.) Having the edge broken like battlements; -- said of a bearing such as a fess, bend, or the like.
Embattled (a.) Having been the place of battle; as, an embattled plain or field.
Ember (a.) Making a circuit of the year of the seasons; recurring in each quarter of the year; as, ember fasts.
Embiotocoid (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, the Embiotocidae.
Emblematic (a.) Alt. of Emblematical
Emblematical (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or consisting in, an emblem; symbolic; typically representative; representing as an emblem; as, emblematic language or ornaments; a crown is emblematic of royalty; white is emblematic of purity.
Embolic (a.) Embolismic.
Embolic (a.) Pertaining to an embolism; produced by an embolism; as, an embolic abscess.
Embolic (a.) Pushing or growing in; -- said of a kind of invagination. See under Invagination.
Embolismal (a.) Pertaining to embolism; intercalary; as, embolismal months.
Embolismatic (a.) Alt. of Embolismatical
Embolismatical (a.) Embolismic.
Embolismic (a.) Alt. of Embolismical
Embolismical (a.) Pertaining to embolism or intercalation; intercalated; as, an embolismic year, i. e., the year in which there is intercalation.
Embossed (a.) Formed or covered with bosses or raised figures.
Embossed (a.) Having a part projecting like the boss of a shield.
Embossed (a.) Swollen; protuberant.
Embracive (a.) Disposed to embrace; fond of caressing.
Embryo (a.) Pertaining to an embryo; rudimentary; undeveloped; as, an embryo bud.
Embryogenic (a.) Pertaining to the development of an embryo.
Embryologic (a.) Alt. of Embryological
Embryological (a.) Of or pertaining to embryology.
Embryonal (a.) Pertaining to an embryo, or the initial state of any organ; embryonic.
Embryonary (a.) Embryonic.
Embryonate (a.) Alt. of Embryonated
Embryonated (a.) In the state of, or having, an embryonal.
Embryonic (a.) Of or pertaining to an embryo; embryonal; rudimentary.
Embryoniferous (a.) Having an embryo.
Embryoniform (a.) Like an embryo in form.
Embryotic (a.) Embryonic.
Embryous (a.) Embryonic; undeveloped.
Emendable (a.) Corrigible; amendable.
Emendatory (a.) Pertaining to emendation; corrective.
Emerald (a.) Of a rich green color, like that of the emerald.
Emergent (a.) Rising or emerging out of a fluid or anything that covers or conceals; issuing; coming to light.
Emergent (a.) Suddenly appearing; arising unexpectedly; calling for prompt action; urgent.
Emerited (a.) Considered as having done sufficient public service, and therefore honorably discharged.
Emeritus (a.) Honorably discharged from the performance of public duty on account of age, infirmity, or long and faithful services; -- said of an officer of a college or pastor of a church.
Emersed (a.) Standing out of, or rising above, water.
Emetic (a.) Inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its contents by the mouth.
Emetical (a.) Inducing to vomit; producing vomiting; emetic.
Emeto-cathartic (a.) Producing vomiting and purging at the same time.
Emicant (a.) Beaming forth; flashing.
Emigrate (a.) Migratory; roving.
Emigrational (a.) Relating to emigration.
Eminent (a.) High; lofty; towering; prominent.
Eminent (a.) Being, metaphorically, above others, whether by birth, high station, merit, or virtue; high in public estimation; distinguished; conspicuous; as, an eminent station; an eminent historian, statements, statesman, or saint.
Emissary (a.) Exploring; spying.
Emissary (a.) Applied to the veins which pass out of the cranium through apertures in its walls.
Emissitious (a.) Looking, or narrowly examining; prying.
Emissive (a.) Sending out; emitting; as, emissive powers.
Emissory (a.) Same as Emissary, a., 2.
Emittent (a.) Sending forth; emissive.
Emmetropic (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, emmetropia.
Emolliate (a.) To soften; to render effeminate.
Emollient (a.) Softening; making supple; acting as an emollient.
Emolumental (a.) Pertaining to an emolument; profitable.
Emotioned (a.) Affected with emotion.
Emotional (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, emotion; excitable; easily moved; sensational; as, an emotional nature.
Emotive (a.) Attended by, or having the character of, emotion.
Empaistic (a.) Having to do with inlaid work; -- especially used with reference to work of the ancient Greeks.
Empanoplied (a.) Completely armed; panoplied.
Empassionate (a.) Strongly affected.
Emperished (a.) Perished; decayed.
Emphatic (a.) Alt. of Emphatical
Emphatical (a.) Uttered with emphasis; made prominent and impressive by a peculiar stress of voice; laying stress; deserving of stress or emphasis; forcible; impressive; strong; as, to remonstrate in am emphatic manner; an emphatic word; an emphatic tone; emphatic reasoning.
Emphatical (a.) Striking the sense; attracting special attention; impressive; forcible.
Emphractic (a.) Having the quality of closing the pores of the skin.
Emphysematous (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, emphysema; swelled; bloated.
Emphyteutic (a.) Of or pertaining to an emphyteusis; as, emphyteutic lands.
Empight (a.) Fixed; settled; fastened.
Empiric (a.) Alt. of Empirical
Empirical (a.) Pertaining to, or founded upon, experiment or experience; depending upon the observation of phenomena; versed in experiments.
Empirical (a.) Depending upon experience or observation alone, without due regard to science and theory; -- said especially of medical practice, remedies, etc.; wanting in science and deep insight; as, empiric skill, remedies.
Empiristic (a.) Relating to, or resulting from, experience, or experiment; following from empirical methods or data; -- opposed to nativistic.
Emplastic (a.) Fit to be applied as a plaster; glutinous; adhesive; as, emplastic applications.
Employable (a.) Capable of being employed; capable of being used; fit or proper for use.
Emplumed (a.) Plumed.
Emporetic (a.) Alt. of Emporetical
Emporetical (a.) Pertaining to an emporium; relating to merchandise.
Emptional (a.) Capable of being purchased.
Empyreal (a.) Formed of pure fire or light; refined beyond aerial substance; pertaining to the highest and purest region of heaven.
Empyrean (a.) Empyreal.
Empyreumatic (a.) Alt. of Empyreumatical
Empyreumatical (a.) Of or pertaining to empyreuma; as, an empyreumatic odor.
Empyrical (a.) Containing the combustible principle of coal.
Emulable (a.) Capable of being emulated.
Emulate (a.) Striving to excel; ambitious; emulous.
Emulative (a.) Inc
Emulatory (a.) Pertaining to emulation; connected with rivalry.
Emulgent (a.) Pertaining to the kidneys; renal; as, emulgent arteries and veins.
Emulous (a.) Ambitiously desirous to equal or even to excel another; eager to emulate or vie with another; desirous of like excellence with another; -- with of; as, emulous of another's example or virtues.
Emulous (a.) Vying with; rivaling; hence, contentious, envious.
Emulsic (a.) Pertaining to, or produced from, emulsin; as, emulsic acid.
Emulsive (a.) Softening; milklike.
Emulsive (a.) Yielding oil by expression; as, emulsive seeds.
Emulsive (a.) Producing or yielding a milklike substance; as, emulsive acids.
Enactive (a.) Having power to enact or establish as a law.
Enaliosaurian (a.) Pertaining to the Enaliosauria.
Enamel (a.) Relating to the art of enameling; as, enamel painting.
Enamelar (a.) Consisting of enamel; resembling enamel; smooth; glossy.
Enameled (a.) Coated or adorned with enamel; having a glossy or variegated surface; glazed.
Enantiomorphous (a.) Similar, but not superposable, i. e., related to each other as a right-handed to a left-handed glove; -- said of certain hemihedral crystals.
Enantiopathic (a.) Serving to palliate; palliative.
Enarched (a.) Bent into a curve; -- said of a bend or other ordinary.
Enarmed (a.) Same as Armed, 3.
Enascent (a.) Coming into being; nascent.
Enate (a.) Growing out.
Enbattled (a.) Embattled.
Encaustic (a.) Prepared by means of heat; burned in.
Encaustic (a.) The method of painting in heated wax, or in any way where heat is used to fix the colors.
Enceinte (a.) Pregnant; with child.
Encephalic (a.) Pertaining to the encephalon or brain.
Encephaloid (a.) Resembling the material of the brain; cerebriform.
Encephalous (a.) Having a head; -- said of most Mollusca; -- opposed to acephalous.
Enchanted (a.) Under the power of enchantment; possessed or exercised by enchanters; as, an enchanted castle.
Enchanting (a.) Having a power of enchantment; charming; fascinating.
Enchorial (a.) Alt. of Enchoric
Enchoric (a.) Belonging to, or used in, a country; native; domestic; popular; common; -- said especially of the written characters employed by the common people of ancient Egypt, in distinction from the hieroglyphics. See Demotic.
Encindered (a.) Burnt to cinders.
Encomiastic (a.) Alt. of Encomiastical
Encomiastical (a.) Bestowing praise; praising; eulogistic; laudatory; as, an encomiastic address or discourse.
Encouraging (a.) Furnishing ground to hope; inspiriting; favoring.
Encrinic (a.) Alt. of Encrinital
Encrinal (a.) Alt. of Encrinital
Encrinital (a.) Relating to encrinites; containing encrinites, as certain kinds of limestone.
Encrinitic (a.) Alt. of Encrinitical
Encrinitical (a.) Pertaining to encrinites; encrinal.
Encrisped (a.) Curled.
Encyclic (a.) Alt. of Encyclical
Encyclical (a.) Sent to many persons or places; intended for many, or for a whole order of men; general; circular; as, an encyclical letter of a council, of a bishop, or the pope.
Encyclopediacal (a.) Encyclopedic.
Encyclopedian (a.) Embracing the whole circle of learning, or a wide range of subjects.
Encyclopedic (a.) Alt. of Encyclopedical
Encyclopedical (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, an encyclopedia; embracing a wide range of subjects.
Encysted (a.) Inclosed in a cyst, or a sac, bladder, or vesicle; as, an encysted tumor.
Endable (a.) That may be ended; terminable.
Endamageable (a.) Capable of being damaged, or injured; damageable.
Endaspidean (a.) Having the anterior scutes extending around the tarsus on the inner side; -- said of certain birds.
Endearing (a.) Making dear or beloved; causing love.
Endecagynous (a.) Having eleven pistils; as, an endecagynous flower.
Endecaphyllous (a.) Composed of eleven leaflets; -- said of a leaf.
Endeictic (a.) Serving to show or exhibit; as, an endeictic dialogue, in the Platonic philosophy, is one which exhibits a specimen of skill.
Endemial (a.) Endemic.
Endemic (a.) Alt. of Endemical
Endemical (a.) Peculiar to a district or particular locality, or class of persons; as, an endemic disease.
Endermatic (a.) Endermic.
Endermic (a.) Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin.
Endiademed (a.) Diademed.
Endless (a.) Without end; having no end or conclusion; perpetual; interminable; -- applied to length, and to duration; as, an endless
Endless (a.) Infinite; excessive; unlimited.
Endless (a.) Without profitable end; fruitless; unsatisfying.
Endless (a.) Void of design; objectless; as, an endless pursuit.
Endmost (a.) Farthest; remotest; at the very end.
Endoblastic (a.) Relating to the endoblast; as, the endoblastic layer.
Endocardiac (a.) Alt. of Endocardial
Endocardial (a.) Pertaining to the endocardium.
Endocardial (a.) Seated or generated within the heart; as, endocardial murmurs.
Endochondral (a.) Growing or developing within cartilage; -- applied esp. to developing bone.
Endodermal (a.) Alt. of Endodermic
Endodermic (a.) Of or pertaining to the endoderm.
Endogamous (a.) Marrying within the same tribe; -- opposed to exogamous.
Endogenetic (a.) Endogenous.
Endogenous (a.) Increasing by internal growth and elongation at the summit, instead of externally, and having no distinction of pith, wood, and bark, as the rattan, the palm, the cornstalk.
Endogenous (a.) Originating from within; increasing by internal growth.
Endognathal (a.) Pertaining to the endognath.
Endolymphangial (a.) Within a lymphatic vessel.
Endolymphatic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, endolymph; as, the endolymphatic duct.
Endolymphatic (a.) Within a lymphatic vessel; endolymphangial.
Endophragmal (a.) Of or pertaining to the endophragma.
Endophyllous (a.) Wrapped up within a leaf or sheath.
Endorhizal (a.) Alt. of Endorhizous
Endorhizous (a.) Having the radicle of the embryo sheathed by the cotyledon, through which the embryo bursts in germination, as in many monocotyledonous plants.
Endoskeletal (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the endoskeleton; as, endoskeletal muscles.
Endosmometric (a.) Pertaining to, or designed for, the measurement of endosmotic action.
Endosmosmic (a.) Endosmotic.
Endosmotic (a.) Pertaining to endosmose; of the nature endosmose; osmotic.
Endospermic (a.) Relating to, accompanied by, or containing, endosperm.
Endosporous (a.) Having the spores contained in a case; -- applied to fungi.
Endosteal (a.) Relating to endostosis; as, endosteal ossification.
Endothelial (a.) Of, or relating to, endothelium.
Endotheloid (a.) Like endothelium.
Endurable (a.) Capable of being endured or borne; sufferable.
Endurant (a.) Capable of enduring fatigue, pain, hunger, etc.
Enduring (a.) Lasting; durable; long-suffering; as, an enduring disposition.
Enemy (a.) Hostile; inimical.
Enepidermic (a.) Applied to the skin without friction; -- said of medicines.
Energetic (a.) Alt. of Energetical
Energetical (a.) Having energy or energies; possessing a capacity for vigorous action or for exerting force; active.
Energetical (a.) Exhibiting energy; operating with force, vigor, and effect; forcible; powerful; efficacious; as, energetic measures; energetic laws.
Energic (a.) Alt. of Energical
Energical (a.) In a state of action; acting; operating.
Energical (a.) Having energy or great power; energetic.
Energizing (a.) Capable of imparting or exercising energy.
Enervate (a.) Weakened; weak; without strength of force.
Enervative (a.) Having power, or a tendency, to enervate; weakening.
Enervous (a.) Lacking nerve or force; enervated.
Enfect (a.) Contaminated with illegality.
Enfeloned (a.) Rendered fierce or frantic.
Enforceable (a.) Capable of being enforced.
Enforced (a.) Compelled; forced; not voluntary.
Enforcible (a.) That may be enforced.
Enforcive (a.) Serving to enforce or constrain; compulsive.
Enfouldred (a.) Mixed with, or emitting, lightning.
Engaged (a.) Occupied; employed; busy.
Engaged (a.) Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed.
Engaged (a.) Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest.
Engaged (a.) Involved; esp., involved in a hostile encounter; as, the engaged ships continued the fight.
Engaging (a.) Tending to draw the attention or affections; attractive; as, engaging manners or address.
Engine-sized (a.) Sized by a machine, and not while in the pulp; -- said of paper.
Enginous (a.) Pertaining to an engine.
Enginous (a.) Contrived with care; ingenious.
Englaimed (a.) Clammy.
English (a.) Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.
English (a.) See 1st Bond, n., 8.
Englishable (a.) Capable of being translated into, or expressed in, English.
Engouled (a.) Partly swallowed; disappearing in the jaws of anything; as, an infant engouled by a serpent; said also of an ordinary, when its two ends to issue from the mouths of lions, or the like; as, a bend engouled.
Engoulee (a.) Same as Engouled.
Engrailed (a.) Indented with small concave curves, as the edge of a bordure, bend, or the like.
Engraved (a.) Made by engraving or ornamented with engraving.
Engraved (a.) Having the surface covered with irregular, impressed
Enharmonic (a.) Alt. of Enharmonical
Enharmonical (a.) Of or pertaining to that one of the three kinds of musical scale (diatonic, chromatic, enharmonic) recognized by the ancient Greeks, which consisted of quarter tones and major thirds, and was regarded as the most accurate.
Enharmonical (a.) Pertaining to a change of notes to the eye, while, as the same keys are used, the instrument can mark no difference to the ear, as the substitution of A/ for G/.
Enharmonical (a.) Pertaining to a scale of perfect intonation which recognizes all the notes and intervals that result from the exact tuning of diatonic scales and their transposition into other keys.
Enhydrous (a.) Having water within; containing fluid drops; -- said of certain crystals.
Enigmatic (a.) Alt. of Enigmatical
Enigmatical (a.) Relating to or resembling an enigma; not easily explained or accounted for; darkly expressed; obscure; puzzling; as, an enigmatical answer.
Enjoyable (a.) Capable of being enjoyed or of giving joy; yielding enjoyment.
Enkerchiefed (a.) Bound with a kerchief; draped; hooded; covered.
Enlarged (a.) Made large or larger; extended; swollen.
Enmanche (a.) Resembling, or covered with, a sleeve; -- said of the chief when
Enmossed (a.) Covered with moss; mossed.
Enneagonal (a.) Belonging to an enneagon; having nine angles.
Enneagynous (a.) Having or producing nine pistils or styles; -- said of a flower or plant.
Enheahedral (a.) Having nine sides.
Enneandrian (a.) Alt. of Enneandrous
Enneandrous (a.) Having nine stamens.
Enneapetalous (a.) Having nine petals, or flower leaves.
Enneaspermous (a.) Having nine seeds; -- said of fruits.
Enneatic (a.) Alt. of Enneatical
Enneatical (a.) Occurring once in every nine times, days, years, etc.; every ninth.
Ennuye (a.) Affected with ennui; weary in spirits; emotionally exhausted.
Enodal (a.) Without a node.
Enoint (a.) Anointed.
Enorm (a.) Enormous.
Enormous (a.) Exceeding the usual rule, norm, or measure; out of due proportion; inordinate; abnormal.
Enormous (a.) Exceedingly wicked; outrageous; atrocious; monstrous; as, an enormous crime.
Enough (a.) Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.
Ensate (a.) Having sword-shaped leaves, or appendages; ensiform.
Enseint (a.) With child; pregnant. See Enceinte.
Enshield (a.) Shielded; enshielded.
Ensiferous (a.) Bearing a sword.
Ensiform (a.) Having the form of a sword blade; sword-shaped; as, an ensiform leaf.
Enstatitic (a.) Relating to enstatite.
Ensuable (a.) Ensuing; following.
Ental (a.) Pertaining to, or situated near, central or deep parts; inner; -- opposed to ectal.
Entastic (a.) Relating to any disease characterized by tonic spasms.
Ententive (a.) Attentive; zealous.
Enteric (a.) Of or pertaining to the enteron, or alimentary canal; intestinal.
Enterprising (a.) Having a disposition for enterprise; characterized by enterprise; resolute, active or prompt to attempt; as, an enterprising man or firm.
Entertaining (a.) Affording entertainment; pleasing; amusing; diverting.
Entertissued (a.) Same as Intertissued.
Entheal (a.) Alt. of Enthean
Enthean (a.) Divinely inspired; wrought up to enthusiasm.
Entheastic (a.) Of godlike energy; inspired.
Entheat (a.) Divinely inspired.
Entheic (a.) Caused by a morbifie virus implanted in the system; as, an enthetic disease like syphilis.
Enthusiastic (a.) Alt. of Enthusiastical
Enthusiastical (a.) Filled with enthusiasm; characterized by enthusiasm; zealous; as, an enthusiastic lover of art.
Enthymematic (a.) Alt. of Enthymematical
Enthymematical (a.) Pertaining to, or of the form of, an enthymeme.
Enticeable (a.) Capable of being enticed.
Enticing (a.) That entices; alluring.
Entire (a.) Complete in all parts; undivided; undiminished; whole; full and perfect; not deficient; as, the entire control of a business; entire confidence, ignorance.
Entire (a.) Without mixture or alloy of anything; unqualified; morally whole; pure; faithful.
Entire (a.) Consisting of a single piece, as a corolla.
Entire (a.) Having an evenly continuous edge, as a leaf which has no kind of teeth.
Entire (a.) Not gelded; -- said of a horse.
Entire (a.) Internal; interior.
Entitative (a.) Considered as pure entity; abstracted from all circumstances.
Entodermal (a.) Alt. of Entodermic
Entodermic (a.) Relating to the entoderm.
Entogastric (a.) Pertaining to the interior of the stomach; -- applied to a mode of budding from the interior of the gastric cavity, in certain hydroids.
Entogenous (a.) See Endogenous.
Entoglossal (a.) Within the tongue; -- applied to the glossohyal bone.
Entomic (a.) Alt. of Entomical
Entomical (a.) Relating to insects; entomological.
Entomoid (a.) Resembling an insect.
Entomologic (a.) Alt. of Entomological
Entomological (a.) Of or relating to entomology.
Entomophagan (a.) Relating to the Entomophaga.
Entomophagous (a.) Feeding on insects; insectivorous.
Entomophilous (a.) Fertilized by the agency of insects; -- said of plants in which the pollen is carried to the stigma by insects.
Entomostracan (a.) Relating to the Entomostraca.
Entomostracous (a.) Belonging to the Entomostracans.
Entonic (a.) Having great tension, or exaggerated action.
Entoperipheral (a.) Being, or having its origin, within the external surface of the body; -- especially applied to feelings, such as hunger, produced by internal disturbances. Opposed to epiperipheral.
Entophytic (a.) Of or pertaining to entophytes; as, an entophytic disease.
Entoplastic (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, entoplasm; as, the entoplastic products of some Protozoa, or the entoplastic modification of the cell protoplasm, by which a nucleus is produced.
Entoptic (a.) Relating to objects situated within the eye; esp., relating to the perception of objects in one's own eye.
Entotic (a.) Pertaining to the interior of the ear.
Entozoal (a.) Alt. of Entozoic
Entozoic (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, the Entozoa.
Entreatable (a.) That may be entreated.
Entreatful (a.) Full of entreaty. [R.] See Intreatful.
Entreative (a.) Used in entreaty; pleading.
Entrochal (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, entrochites, or the joints of encrinites; -- used of a kind of stone or marble.
Enubilous (a.) Free from fog, mist, or clouds; clear.
Enumerative (a.) Counting, or reckoning up, one by one.
Enunciable (a.) Capable of being enunciated or expressed.
Enunciative (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, enunciation; declarative.
Enunciatory (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, enunciation or utterance.
Enviable (a.) Fitted to excite envy; capable of awakening an ardent desire to posses or to resemble.
Envious (a.) Malignant; mischievous; spiteful.
Envious (a.) Feeling or exhibiting envy; actuated or directed by, or proceeding from, envy; -- said of a person, disposition, feeling, act, etc.; jealously pained by the excellence or good fortune of another; maliciously grudging; -- followed by of, at, and against; as, an envious man, disposition, attack; envious tongues.
Envious (a.) Inspiring envy.
Envious (a.) Excessively careful; cautious.
Envyned (a.) Stored or furnished with wine.
Enzootic (a.) Afflicting animals; -- used of a disease affecting the animals of a district. It corresponds to an endemic disease among men.
Eocene (a.) Pertaining to the first in time of the three subdivisions into which the Tertiary formation is divided by geologists, and alluding to the approximation in its life to that of the present era; as, Eocene deposits.
Eolian (a.) Aeolian.
Eolian (a.) Formed, or deposited, by the action of wind, as dunes.
Eophytic (a.) Of or pertaining to eophytes.
Eozoic (a.) Of or pertaining to rocks or strata older than the Paleozoic, in many of which the eozoon has been found.
Eozoonal (a.) Pertaining to the eozoon; containing eozoons; as, eozoonal limestone.
Epagogic (a.) Inductive.
Epalate (a.) Without palpi.
Epanthous (a.) Growing upon flowers; -- said of certain species of fungi.
Eparterial (a.) Situated upon or above an artery; -- applied esp. to the branches of the bronchi given off above the point where the pulmonary artery crosses the bronchus.
Epauleted (a.) Alt. of Epauletted
Epauletted (a.) Wearing epaulets; decorated with epaulets.
Epaxial (a.) Above, or on the dorsal side of, the axis of the skeleton; episkeletal.
Epencephalic (a.) Pertaining to the epencephalon.
Epencephalic (a.) Situated on or over the brain.
Epenetic (a.) Bestowing praise; eulogistic; laudatory.
Epenthetic (a.) Inserted in the body of a word; as, an epenthetic letter or sound.
Epexegetical (a.) Relating to epexegesis; explanatory; exegetical.
Ephemeral (a.) Beginning and ending in a day; existing only, or no longer than, a day; diurnal; as, an ephemeral flower.
Ephemeral (a.) Short-lived; existing or continuing for a short time only.
Ephemeric (a.) Ephemeral.
Ephemerous (a.) Ephemeral.
Ephesian (a.) Of or pertaining to Ephesus, an ancient city of Ionia, in Asia Minor.
Ephippial (a.) Saddle-shaped; occupying an ephippium.
Ephoral (a.) Pertaining to an ephor.
Epiblastic (a.) Of or relating to, or consisting of, the epiblast.
Epibolic (a.) Growing or covering over; -- said of a kind of invagination. See under Invagination.
Epibranchial (a.) Pertaining to the segment between the ceratobranchial and pharyngobranchial in a branchial arch.
Epic (a.) Narrated in a grand style; pertaining to or designating a kind of narrative poem, usually called an heroic poem, in which real or fictitious events, usually the achievements of some hero, are narrated in an elevated style.
Epical (a.) Epic.
Epicardiac (a.) Of or relating to the epicardium.
Epicedial (a.) Elegiac; funereal.
Epicedian (a.) Epicedial.
Epicentral (a.) Arising from the centrum of a vertebra.
Epicerastic (a.) Lenient; assuaging.
Epichordal (a.) Upon or above the notochord; -- applied esp. to a vertebral column which develops upon the dorsal side of the notochord, as distinguished from a perichordal column, which develops around it.
Epichorial (a.) In or of the country.
Epiclinal (a.) Situated on the receptacle or disk of a flower.
Epicoene (a.) Epicene.
Epicolic (a.) Situated upon or over the colon; -- applied to the region of the abdomen adjacent to the colon.
Epicranial (a.) Pertaining to the epicranium; as epicranial muscles.
Epictetain (a.) Pertaining to Epictetus, the Roman Stoic philosopher, whose conception of life was to be passionless under whatever circumstances.
Epicurean (a.) Pertaining to Epicurus, or following his philosophy.
Epicurean (a.) Given to luxury; adapted to luxurious tastes; luxurious; pertaining to good eating.
Epicureous (a.) Epicurean.
Epicyclic (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or having the motion of, an epicycle.
Epicycloidal (a.) Pertaining to the epicycloid, or having its properties.
Epideictic (a.) Serving to show forth, explain, or exhibit; -- applied by the Greeks to a kind of oratory, which, by full amplification, seeks to persuade.
Epidemic (a.) Alt. of Epidemical
Epidemical (a.) Common to, or affecting at the same time, a large number in a community; -- applied to a disease which, spreading widely, attacks many persons at the same time; as, an epidemic disease; an epidemic catarrh, fever, etc. See Endemic.
Epidemical (a.) Spreading widely, or generally prevailing; affecting great numbers, as an epidemic does; as, epidemic rage; an epidemic evil.
Epidemiological (a.) Connected with, or pertaining to, epidemiology.
Epidermal (a.) Of or pertaining to the epidermis; epidermic; cuticular.
Epidermatic (a.) Epidermal.
Epidermatoid (a.) Epidermoid.
Epidermeous (a.) Epidermal.
Epidermic (a.) Epidermal; connected with the skin or the bark.
Epidermical (a.) Epidermal.
Epidermidal (a.) Epidermal.
Epidermoid (a.) Like epidermis; pertaining to the epidermis.
Epidictic (a.) Alt. of Epidictical
Epidictical (a.) Serving to explain; demonstrative.
Epidotic (a.) Related to, resembling, or containing epidote; as, an epidotic granite.
Epigaeous (a.) Growing on, or close to, the ground.
Epigastrial (a.) Epigastric.
Epigastric (a.) Pertaining to the epigastrium, or to the epigastric region.
Epigastric (a.) Over the stomach; -- applied to two of the areas of the carapace of crabs.
Epigeal (a.) Epigaeous.
Epigene (a.) Foreign; unnatural; unusual; -- said of forms of crystals not natural to the substances in which they are found.
Epigene (a.) Formed originating on the surface of the earth; -- opposed to hypogene; as, epigene rocks.
Epigenetic (a.) Of or pertaining to the epigenesis; produced according to the theory of epigenesis.
Epigeous (a.) Same as Epigaeous.
Epiglottic (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the epiglottis.
Epiglottidean (a.) Same as Epiglottic.
Epignathous (a.) Hook-billed; having the upper mandible longer than the lower.
Epigraphic (a.) Alt. of Epigraphical
Epigraphical (a.) Of or pertaining to epigraphs or to epigraphy; as, an epigraphic style; epigraphical works or studies.
Epigynous (a.) Adnate to the surface of the ovary, so as to be apparently inserted upon the top of it; -- said of stamens, petals, sepals, and also of the disk.
Epileptic (a.) Pertaining to, affected with, or of the nature of, epilepsy.
Epileptical (a.) Epileptic.
Epileptiform (a.) Resembling epilepsy.
Epileptogenous (a.) Producing epilepsy or epileptoid convulsions; -- applied to areas of the body or of the nervous system, stimulation of which produces convulsions.
Epileptoid (a.) Resembling epilepsy; as, epileptoid convulsions.
Epilogic (a.) Alt. of Epilogical
Epilogical (a.) Of or pertaining to an epilogue.
Epilogistic (a.) Of or pertaining to epilogue; of the nature of an epilogue.
Epimeral (a.) Pertaining to the epimera.
Epinastic (a.) A term applied to that phase of vegetable growth in which an organ grows more rapidly on its upper than on its under surface. See Hyponastic.
Epineural (a.) Arising from the neurapophysis of a vertebra.
Epinicial (a.) Relating to victory.
Epinikian (a.) Epinicial.
Epiperipheral (a.) Connected with, or having its origin upon, the external surface of the body; -- especially applied to the feelings which originate at the extremities of nerves distributed on the outer surface, as the sensation produced by touching an object with the finger; -- opposed to entoperipheral.
Epipetalous (a.) Borne on the petals or corolla.
Epipharyngeal (a.) Pertaining to the segments above the epibranchial in the branchial arches of fishes.
Epiphylospermous (a.) Bearing fruit on the back of the leaves, as ferns.
Epiphyllous (a.) Growing upon, or inserted into, the leaf.
Epiphytal (a.) Pertaining to an epiphyte.
Epiphytic (a.) Alt. of Epiphytical
Epiphytical (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, an epiphyte.
Epipleural (a.) Arising from the pleurapophysis of a vertebra.
Epiploic (a.) Relating to the epiploon.
Epipodial (a.) Pertaining to the epipodialia or the parts of the limbs to which they belong.
Epipodial (a.) Pertaining to the epipodium of Mollusca.
Epipolic (a.) Producing, or relating to, epipolism or fluorescence.
Epipolized (a.) Changed to the epipolic condition, or that in which the phenomenon of fluorescence is presented; produced by fluorescence; as, epipolized light.
Epipteric (a.) Pertaining to a small Wormian bone sometimes present in the human skull between the parietal and the great wing of the sphenoid.
Epipterygoid (a.) Situated upon or above the pterygoid bone.
Epipubic (a.) Relating to the epipubis.
Episcopal (a.) Governed by bishops; as, an episcopal church.
Episcopal (a.) Belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system.
Episcopalian (a.) Pertaining to bishops, or government by bishops; episcopal; specifically, of or relating to the Protestant Episcopal Church.
Episcoparian (a.) Episcopal.
Episepalous (a.) Growing on the sepals or adnate to them.
Episkeletal (a.) Above or outside of the endoskeleton; epaxial.
Episodal (a.) Same as Episodic.
Episodial (a.) Pertaining to an episode; by way of episode; episodic.
Episodic (a.) Alt. of Episodical
Episodical (a.) Of or pertaining to an episode; adventitious.
Epispastic (a.) Attracting the humors to the skin; exciting action in the skin; blistering.
Epispermic (a.) Pertaining, or belonging, to the episperm, or covering of a seed.
Episternal (a.) Of or pertaining to the episternum.
Epistolar (a.) Epistolary.
Epistolary (a.) Pertaining to epistles or letters; suitable to letters and correspondence; as, an epistolary style.
Epistolary (a.) Contained in letters; carried on by letters.
Epistolic (a.) Alt. of Epistolical
Epistolical (a.) Pertaining to letters or epistles; in the form or style of letters; epistolary.
Epistolographic (a.) Pertaining to the writing of letters; used in writing letters; epistolary.
Epitaphial (a.) Alt. of Epitaphian
Epitaphian (a.) Relating to, or of the nature of, an epitaph.
Epitaphic (a.) Pertaining to an epitaph; epitaphian.
Epithalamic (a.) Belonging to, or designed for, an epithalamium.
Epithelial (a.) Of or pertaining to epithelium; as, epithelial cells; epithelial cancer.
Epithelioid (a.) Like epithelium; as, epithelioid cells.
Epitheloid (a.) Epithelioid.
Epithetic (a.) Alt. of Epithetical
Epithetical (a.) Pertaining to, or abounding with, epithets.
Epithumetic (a.) Epithumetical.
Epithumetical (a.) Pertaining to sexual desire; sensual.
Epitrochlear (a.) Relating to the epitrochlea.
Epozoic (a.) Living upon the exterior of another animal; ectozoic; -- said of external parasites.
Epizootic (a.) Of or pertaining to an epizoon.
Epizootic (a.) Containing fossil remains; -- said of rocks, formations, mountains, and the like.
Epizootic (a.) Of the nature of a disease which attacks many animals at the same time; -- corresponding to epidemic diseases among men.
Epochal (a.) Belonging to an epoch; of the nature of an epoch.
Epodic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, an epode.
Eponymic (a.) Same as Eponymous.
Eponymous (a.) Relating to an eponym; giving one's name to a tribe, people, country, and the like.
Epulary (a.) Of or pertaining to a feast or banquet.
Epulose (a.) Feasting to excess.
Epulotic (a.) Promoting the skinning over or healing of sores; as, an epulotic ointment.
Equable (a.) Equal and uniform; continuing the same at different times; -- said of motion, and the like; uniform in surface; smooth; as, an equable plain or globe.
Equable (a.) Uniform in action or intensity; not variable or changing; -- said of the feelings or temper.
Equal (a.) Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same degree, etc.; -- applied to number, degree, quantity, and intensity, and to any subject which admits of them; neither inferior nor superior, greater nor less, better nor worse; corresponding; alike; as, equal quantities of land, water, etc. ; houses of equal size; persons of equal stature or talents; commodities of equal value.
Equal (a.) Bearing a suitable relation; of just proportion; having competent power, abilities, or means; adequate; as, he is not equal to the task.
Equal (a.) Not variable; equable; uniform; even; as, an equal movement.
Equal (a.) Evenly balanced; not unduly inclining to either side; characterized by fairness; unbiased; impartial; equitable; just.
Equal (a.) Of the same interest or concern; indifferent.
Equal (a.) Intended for voices of one kind only, either all male or all female; -- opposed to mixed.
Equal (a.) Exactly agreeing with respect to quantity.
Equangular (a.) Having equal angles; equiangular.
Equanimous (a.) Of an even, composed frame of mind; of a steady temper; not easily elated or depressed.
Equatorial (a.) Of or pertaining to the equator; as, equatorial climates; also, pertaining to an equatorial instrument.
Equestrian (a.) Of or pertaining to horses or horsemen, or to horsemanship; as, equestrian feats, or games.
Equestrian (a.) Being or riding on horseback; mounted; as, an equestrian statue.
Equestrian (a.) Belonging to, or composed of, the ancient Roman equities or knights; as, the equestrian order.
Equiangled (a.) Equiangular.
Equiangular (a.) Having equal angles; as, an equiangular figure; a square is equiangular.
Equicrescent (a.) Increasing by equal increments; as, an equicrescent variable.
Equicrural (a.) Having equal legs or sides; isosceles.
Equicrure (a.) Equicrural.
Equidifferent (a.) Having equal differences; as, the terms of arithmetical progression are equidifferent.
Equidistant (a.) Being at an equal distance from the same point or thing.
Equidiurnal (a.) Pertaining to the time of equal day and night; -- applied to the equinoctial
Equiform (a.) Having the same form; uniform.
Equilateral (a.) Having all the sides equal; as, an equilateral triangle; an equilateral polygon.
Equilibrious (a.) Evenly poised; balanced.
Equimomental (a.) Having equal moments of inertia.
Equimultiple (a.) Multiplied by the same number or quantity.
Equinal (a.) See Equine.
Equine (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a horse.
Equinoctial (a.) Pertaining to an equinox, or the equinoxes, or to the time of equal day and night; as, the equinoctial
Equinoctial (a.) Pertaining to the regions or climate of the equinoctial
Equinoctial (a.) Pertaining to the time when the sun enters the equinoctial points; as, an equinoctial gale or storm, that is, one happening at or near the time of the equinox, in any part of the world.
Equinumerant (a.) Equal as to number.
Equipaged (a.) Furnished with equipage.
Equiparable (a.) Comparable.
Equipedal (a.) Equal-footed; having the pairs of feet equal.
Equipollent (a.) Having equal power or force; equivalent.
Equipollent (a.) Having equivalent signification and reach; expressing the same thing, but differently.
Equiponderant (a.) Being of the same weight.
Equiponderous (a.) Having equal weight.
Equipondious (a.) Of equal weight on both sides; balanced.
Equipotential (a.) Having the same potential.
Equiradical (a.) Equally radical.
Equirotal (a.) Having wheels of the same size or diameter; having equal rotation.
Equisetaceous (a.) Belonging to the Equisetaceae, or Horsetail family.
Equisetiform (a.) Having the form of the equisetum.
Equisonant (a.) Of the same or like sound.
Equitable (a.) Possessing or exhibiting equity; according to natural right or natural justice; marked by a due consideration for what is fair, unbiased, or impartial; just; as an equitable decision; an equitable distribution of an estate; equitable men.
Equitable (a.) That can be sustained or made available or effective in a court of equity, or upon principles of equity jurisprudence; as, an equitable estate; equitable assets, assignment, mortgage, etc.
Equitant (a.) Mounted on, or sitting upon, a horse; riding on horseback.
Equitant (a.) Overlapping each other; -- said of leaves whose bases are folded so as to overlap and bestride the leaves within or above them, as in the iris.
Equitemporaneous (a.) Contemporaneous.
Equivalent (a.) Equal in wortir or value, force, power, effect, import, and the like; alike in significance and value; of the same import or meaning.
Equivalent (a.) Equal in measure but not admitting of superposition; -- applied to magnitudes; as, a square may be equivalent to a triangle.
Equivalent (a.) Contemporaneous in origin; as, the equivalent strata of different countries.
Equivalve (a.) Alt. of Equivalved
Equivalved (a.) Having the valves equal in size and from, as in most bivalve shells.
Equivalvular (a.) Same as Equivalve or Equivalved.
Equivocal (a.) (Literally, called equally one thing or the other; hence:) Having two significations equally applicable; capable of double interpretation; of doubtful meaning; ambiguous; uncertain; as, equivocal words; an equivocal sentence.
Equivocal (a.) Capable of being ascribed to different motives, or of signifying opposite feelings, purposes, or characters; deserving to be suspected; as, his actions are equivocal.
Equivocal (a.) Uncertain, as an indication or sign; doubtful.
Equivocate (a.) To use words of equivocal or doubtful signification; to express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive; to use ambiguous expressions with a view to mislead; as, to equivocate is the work of duplicity.
Equivocatory (a.) Indicating, or characterized by, equivocation.
Equivorous (a.) Feeding on horseflesh; as, equivorous Tartars.
Eradicable (a.) Capable of being eradicated.
Eradicative (a.) Tending or serving to eradicate; curing or destroying thoroughly, as a disease or any evil.
Erasable (a.) Capable of being erased.
Erative (a.) Pertaining to the Muse Erato who presided over amatory poetry.
Erect (a.) Upright, or having a vertical position; not inverted; not leaning or bent; not prone; as, to stand erect.
Erect (a.) Directed upward; raised; uplifted.
Erect (a.) Bold; confident; free from depression; undismayed.
Erect (a.) Watchful; alert.
Erect (a.) Standing upright, with reference to the earth's surface, or to the surface to which it is attached.
Erect (a.) Elevated, as the tips of wings, heads of serpents, etc.
Erectable (a.) Capable of being erected; as, an erectable feather.
Erectile (a.) Capable of being erected; susceptible of being erected of dilated.
Erective (a.) Making erect or upright; raising; tending to erect.
Erecto-patent (a.) Having a position intermediate between erect and patent, or spreading.
Erecto-patent (a.) Standing partially spread and erect; -- said of the wings of certain insects.
Eremitic (a.) Alt. of Eremitical
Eremitical (a.) Of or pertaining to an eremite; hermitical; living in solitude.
Eremitish (a.) Eremitic.
Erethistic (a.) Relating to erethism.
Ergotic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, ergot; as, ergotic acid.
Ergotized (a.) Affected with the ergot fungus; as, ergotized rye.
Ericaceous (a.) Belonging to the Heath family, or resembling plants of that family; consisting of heats.
Erigible (a.) Capable of being erected.
Erinaceous (a.) Of the Hedgehog family; like, or characteristic of, a hedgehog.
Eristic (a.) Alt. of Eristical
Eristical (a.) Controversial.
Erke (a.) ASlothful.
Ermined (a.) Clothed or adorned with the fur of the ermine.
Ernestful (a.) Serious.
Erose (a.) Irregular or uneven as if eaten or worn away.
Erose (a.) Jagged or irregularly toothed, as if nibbled out or gnawed.
Erosive (a.) That erodes or gradually eats away; tending to erode; corrosive.
Erostrate (a.) Without a beak.
Erotic (a.) Alt. of Erotical
Erotical (a.) Of or pertaining to the passion of love; treating of love; amatory.
Errable (a.) Liable to error; fallible.
Errabund (a.) Erratic.
Errant (a.) Wandering; deviating from an appointed course, or from a direct path; roving.
Errant (a.) Notorious; notoriously bad; downright; arrant.
Errant (a.) Journeying; itinerant; -- formerly applied to judges who went on circuit and to bailiffs at large.
Erratic (a.) Having no certain course; roving about without a fixed destination; wandering; moving; -- hence, applied to the planets as distinguished from the fixed stars.
Erratic (a.) Deviating from a wise of the common course in opinion or conduct; eccentric; strange; queer; as, erratic conduct.
Erratic (a.) Irregular; changeable.
Erratical (a.) Erratic.
Erthine (a.) Causing or increasing secretion of nasal mucus.
Erroneous (a.) Wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; -- hence, irregular; unnatural.
Erroneous (a.) Misleading; misled; mistaking.
Erroneous (a.) Containing error; not conformed to truth or justice; incorrect; false; mistaken; as, an erroneous doctrine; erroneous opinion, observation, deduction, view, etc.
Errorful (a.) Full of error; wrong.
Erse (a.) Of or pertaining to the Celtic race in the Highlands of Scotland, or to their language.
Erubescent (a.) Red, or reddish; blushing.
Erucic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a genus of cruciferous Mediterranean herbs (Eruca or Brassica); as, erucic acid, a fatty acid resembling oleic acid, and found in colza oil, mustard oil, etc.
Erucifrom (a.) Having the form of a caterpillar; -- said of insect larvae.
Erudite (a.) Characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; well instructed; learned.
Erugate (a.) Freed from wrinkles; smooth.
Eruginous (a.) Partaking of the substance or nature of copper, or of the rust copper; resembling the trust of copper or verdigris; aeruginous.
Erumpent (a.) Breaking out; -- said of certain fungi which burst through the texture of leaves.
Eruptional (a.) Eruptive.
Eruptive (a.) Breaking out or bursting forth.
Eruptive (a.) Attended with eruption or efflorescence, or producing it; as, an eruptive fever.
Eruptive (a.) Produced by eruption; as, eruptive rocks, such as the igneous or volcanic.
Erysipelatoid (a.) Resembling erysipelas.
Erysipelatous (a.) Resembling erysipelas, or partaking of its nature.
Erysipelous (a.) Erysipelatous.
Erythematic (a.) Characterized by, or causing, a morbid redness of the skin; relating to erythema.
Erythematous (a.) Relating to, or causing, erythema.
Erythrean (a.) Alt. of Erythraean
Erythraean (a.) Red in color.
Erythric (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, erythrin.
Erythrochroic (a.) Having, or subject to, erythrochroism.
Erythroid (a.) Of a red color; reddish; as, the erythroid tunic (the cremaster muscle).
Erythroleic (a.) Having a red color and oily appearance; -- applied to a purple semifluid substance said to be obtained from archil.
Escalloped (a.) See Escaloped.
Escaloped (a.) Cut or marked in the form of an escalop; scalloped.
Escaloped (a.) Covered with a pattern resembling a series of escalop shells, each of which issues from between two others. Its appearance is that of a surface covered with scales.
Escapable (a.) Avoidable.
Escharine (a.) Like, or pertaining to, the genus Eschara, or family Escharidae.
Escharotic (a.) Serving or tending to form an eschar; producing a scar; caustic.
Eschatological (a.) Pertaining to the last or final things.
Escheatable (a.) Liable to escheat.
Eschew (a.) To shun; to avoid, as something wrong, or from a feeling of distaste; to keep one's self clear of.
Eschew (a.) To escape from; to avoid.
Escribed (a.) Drawn outside of; -- used to designate a circle that touches one of the sides of a given triangle, and also the other two sides produced.
Escritorial (a.) Of or pertaining to an escritoire.
Esculent (a.) Suitable to be used by man for food; eatable; edible; as, esculent plants; esculent fish.
Esculic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the horse-chestnut; as, esculic acid.
Escutcheoned (a.) Having an escutcheon; furnished with a coat of arms or ensign.
Esemplastic (a.) Shaped into one; tending to, or formative into, unity.
Esexual (a.) Sexless; asexual.
Esodic (a.) Conveying impressions from the surface of the body to the spinal cord; -- said of certain nerves. Opposed to exodic.
Esophagal (a.) Esophageal.
Esophageal (a.) Pertaining to the esophagus.
Esophagean (a.) Esophageal.
Esopian (a.) Alt. of Esopic
Esopic (a.) Same as Aesopian, Aesopic.
Esoteric (a.) Designed for, and understood by, the specially initiated alone; not communicated, or not intelligible, to the general body of followers; private; interior; acroamatic; -- said of the private and more recondite instructions and doctrines of philosophers. Opposed to exoteric.
Esoterical (a.) Esoteric.
Especial (a.) Distinguished among others of the same class or kind; special; concerning a species or a single object; principal; particular; as, in an especial manner or degree.
Espressivo (a.) With expression.
Essential (a.) Belonging to the essence, or that which makes an object, or class of objects, what it is.
Essential (a.) Hence, really existing; existent.
Essential (a.) Important in the highest degree; indispensable to the attainment of an object; indispensably necessary.
Essential (a.) Containing the essence or characteristic portion of a substance, as of a plant; highly rectified; pure; hence, unmixed; as, an essential oil.
Essential (a.) Necessary; indispensable; -- said of those tones which constitute a chord, in distinction from ornamental or passing tones.
Essential (a.) Idiopathic; independent of other diseases.
Essorant (a.) Standing, but with the wings spread, as if about to fly; -- said of a bird borne as a charge on an escutcheon.
Establish (a.) To make stable or firm; to fix immovably or firmly; to set (a thing) in a place and make it stable there; to settle; to confirm.
Establish (a.) To appoint or constitute for permanence, as officers, laws, regulations, etc.; to enact; to ordain.
Establish (a.) To originate and secure the permanent existence of; to found; to institute; to create and regulate; -- said of a colony, a state, or other institutions.
Establish (a.) To secure public recognition in favor of; to prove and cause to be accepted as true; as, to establish a fact, usage, principle, opinion, doctrine, etc.
Establish (a.) To set up in business; to place advantageously in a fixed condition; -- used reflexively; as, he established himself in a place; the enemy established themselves in the citadel.
Estatlich (a.) Alt. of Estatly
Estatly (a.) Stately; dignified.
Esteemable (a.) Worthy of esteem; estimable.
Estiferous (a.) Producing heat.
Estimable (a.) Capable of being estimated or valued; as, estimable damage.
Estimable (a.) Valuable; worth a great price.
Estimable (a.) Worth of esteem or respect; deserving our good opinion or regard.
Estimative (a.) Inc
Estimative (a.) Pertaining to an estimate.
Estuarine (a.) Pertaining to an estuary; estuary.
Estuary (a.) Belonging to, or formed in, an estuary; as, estuary strata.
Esurient (a.) Inc
Esurine (a.) Causing hunger; eating; corroding.
Eterminable (a.) Interminable.
Etern (a.) Alt. of Eterne
Eterne (a.) Eternal.
Eternal (a.) Without beginning or end of existence; always existing.
Eternal (a.) Without end of existence or duration; everlasting; endless; immortal.
Eternal (a.) Continued without intermission; perpetual; ceaseless; constant.
Eternal (a.) Existing at all times without change; immutable.
Eternal (a.) Exceedingly great or bad; -- used as a strong intensive.
Eterne (a.) See Etern.
Etesian (a.) Periodical; annual; -- applied to winds which annually blow from the north over the Mediterranean, esp. the eastern part, for an irregular period during July and August.
Ethe (a.) Easy.
Ethel (a.) Noble.
Ethenic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from. or resembling, ethene or ethylene; as, ethenic ether.
Etheostomoid (a.) Pertaining to, or like, the genus Etheostoma.
Ethereal (a.) Pertaining to the hypothetical upper, purer air, or to the higher regions beyond the earth or beyond the atmosphere; celestial; as, ethereal space; ethereal regions.
Ethereal (a.) Consisting of ether; hence, exceedingly light or airy; tenuous; spiritlike; characterized by extreme delicacy, as form, manner, thought, etc.
Ethereal (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, ether; as, ethereal salts.
Ethereous (a.) Formed of ether; ethereal.
Ethereous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, ether.
Etheriform (a.) Having the form of ether.
Ethic (a.) Alt. of Ethical
Ethical (a.) Of, or belonging to, morals; treating of the moral feelings or duties; containing percepts of morality; moral; as, ethic discourses or epistles; an ethical system; ethical philosophy.
Ethionic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid so called.
Ethiopian (a.) Alt. of Ethiopic
Ethiopic (a.) Of or relating to Ethiopia or the Ethiopians.
Ethmoid (a.) Alt. of Ethmoidal
Ethmoidal (a.) Like a sieve; cribriform.
Ethmoidal (a.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ethmoid bone.
Ethmotrubinal (a.) See Turbinal.
Ethnic (a.) Alt. of Ethnical
Ethnical (a.) Belonging to races or nations; based on distinctions of race; ethnological.
Ethnical (a.) Pertaining to the gentiles, or nations not converted to Christianity; heathen; pagan; -- opposed to Jewish and Christian.
Ethnographic (a.) Alt. of Ethnographical
Ethnographical (a.) pertaining to ethnography.
Ethylsulphuric (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, ethyl and sulphuric acid.
Etiolate (a.) Alt. of Etiolated
Etiolated (a.) Having a blanched or faded appearance, as birds inhabiting desert regions.
Etiological (a.) Pertaining to, or inquiring into, causes; aetiological.
Etnean (a.) Pertaining to Etna, a volcanic mountain in Sicily.
Etrurian (a.) Of or relating to ancient Etruria, in Italy.
Etymic (a.) Relating to the etymon; as, an etymic word.
Etymological (a.) Pertaining to etymology, or the derivation of words.
Etypical (a.) Diverging from, or lacking conformity to, a type.
Eucharistic (a.) Alt. of Eucharistical
Eucharistical (a.) Giving thanks; expressing thankfulness; rejoicing.
Eucharistical (a.) Pertaining to the Lord's Supper.
Euchloric (a.) Relating to, or consisting of, euchlorine; as, euchloric /.
Euchroic (a.) Having a fine color.
Eudemonistic (a.) Alt. of Eudaemonistic
Eudaemonistic (a.) Of or pertaining to eudemonism.
Eudemonistical (a.) Alt. of Eudaemonistical
Eudaemonistical (a.) Eudemonistic.
Eudiometric (a.) Alt. of Eudiometrical
Eudiometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to a eudiometer; as, eudiometrical experiments or results.
Eugenic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, cloves; as, eugenic acid.
Eugenic (a.) Well-born; of high birth.
Eugetic (a.) Alt. of Eugetinic
Eugetinic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, eugenol; as, eugetic acid.
Eugubian (a.) Alt. of Eugubine
Eugubine (a.) Of or pertaining to the ancient town of Eugubium (now Gubbio); as, the Eugubine tablets, or tables, or inscriptions.
Euharmonic (a.) Producing mathematically perfect harmony or concord; sweetly or perfectly harmonious.
Euhemeristic (a.) Of or pertaining to euhemerism.
Eulerian (a.) Pertaining to Euler, a German mathematician of the 18th century.
Eulogic (a.) Alt. of Eulogical
Eulogical (a.) Bestowing praise of eulogy; commendatory; eulogistic.
Eulogistic (a.) Alt. of Eulogistical
Eulogistical (a.) Of or pertaining to eulogy; characterized by eulogy; bestowing praise; panegyrical; commendatory; laudatory; as, eulogistic speech or discourse.
Eunomian (a.) Of or pertaining to Eunomius or his doctrine.
Eupeptic (a.) Of or pertaining to good digestion; easy of digestion; having a good digestion; as, eupeptic food; an eupeptic man.
Euphemistic (a.) Alt. of Euphemistical
Euphemistical (a.) Pertaining to euphemism; containing a euphemism; softened in expression.
Euphonic (a.) Alt. of Euphonical
Euphonical (a.) Pertaining to, or exhibiting, euphony; agreeable in sound; pleasing to the ear; euphonious; as, a euphonic expression; euphonical orthography.
Euphonious (a.) Pleasing or sweet in sound; euphonic; smooth-sounding.
Euphorbiaceous (a.) Alt. of Euphorbial
Euphorbial (a.) Of, relating to, or resembling, the Euphorbia family.
Euphuistic (a.) Belonging to the euphuists, or euphuism; affectedly refined.
Eupittonic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, eupittone.
Euplastic (a.) Having the capacity of becoming organizable in a high degree, as the matter forming the false membranes which sometimes result from acute inflammation in a healthy person.
Eurasian (a.) Of European and Asiatic descent; of or pertaining to both Europe and Asia; as, the great Eurasian plain.
Eurasiatio (a.) Of or pertaining to the continents of Europe and Asia combined.
Eurhipidurous (a.) Having a fanlike tail; belonging to the Eurhipidurae, a division of Aves which includes all living birds.
Euritic (a.) Of or pelating to eurite.
European (a.) Of or pertaining to Europe, or to its inhabitants.
Eurycerous (a.) Having broad horns.
Eurypteroid (a.) Like, or pertaining to, the genus Euryperus.
Eustachian (a.) Discovered by Eustachius.
Eustachian (a.) Pertaining to the Eustachian tube; as, Eustachian catheter.
Euterpean (a.) Of or pertaining to Euterpe or to music.
Euthiochroic (a.) Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid so called.
Euxanthic (a.) Having a yellow color; pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, euxanthin.
Evacuant (a.) Emptying; evacuative; purgative; cathartic.
Evacuative (a.) Serving of tending to evacuate; cathartic; purgative.
Evadible (a.) Capable of being evaded.
Eval (a.) Relating to time or duration.
Evanescent (a.) Liable to vanish or pass away like vapor; vanishing; fleeting; as, evanescent joys.
Evanescent (a.) Vanishing from notice; imperceptible.
Evangelian (a.) Rendering thanks for favors.
Evangelic (a.) Belonging to, or contained in, the gospel; evangelical.
Evangelical (a.) Contained in, or relating to, the four Gospels; as, the evangelical history.
Evangelical (a.) Belonging to, agreeable or consonant to, or contained in, the gospel, or the truth taught in the New Testament; as, evangelical religion.
Evangelical (a.) Earnest for the truth taught in the gospel; strict in interpreting Christian doctrine; preeminetly orthodox; -- technically applied to that party in the Church of England, and in the Protestant Episcopal Church, which holds the doctrine of "Justification by Faith alone"; the Low Church party. The term is also applied to other religion bodies not regarded as orthodox.
Evangelistic (a.) Pertaining to the four evangelists; designed or fitted to evangelize; evangelical; as, evangelistic efforts.
Evanid (a.) Liable to vanish or disappear; faint; weak; evanescent; as, evanid color.
Evaporable (a.) Capable of being converted into vapor, or dissipated by evaporation.
Evaporate (a.) Dispersed in vapors.
Evaporaive (a.) Pertaining to, or producing, evaporation; as, the evaporative process.
Evasible (a.) That may be evaded.
Evasive (a.) Tending to evade, or marked by evasion; elusive; shuffling; avoiding by artifice.
Even (a.) Level, smooth, or equal in surface; not rough; free from irregularities; hence uniform in rate of motion of action; as, even ground; an even speed; an even course of conduct.
Even (a.) Equable; not easily ruffed or disturbed; calm; uniformly self-possessed; as, an even temper.
Even (a.) Parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.
Even (a.) Balanced; adjusted; fair; equitable; impartial; just to both side; owing nothing on either side; -- said of accounts, bargains, or persons indebted; as, our accounts are even; an even bargain.
Even (a.) Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.
Even (a.) Associate; fellow; of the same condition.
Even (a.) Not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder; -- said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.
Even (a.) In an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well.
Even (a.) Up to, or down to, an unusual measure or level; so much as; fully; quite.
Even (a.) As might not be expected; -- serving to introduce what is unexpected or less expected.
Even (a.) At the very time; in the very case.
Evenhanded (a.) Fair or impartial; unbiased.
Evenminded (a.) Having equanimity.
Eventful (a.) Full of, or rich in, events or incidents; as, an eventful journey; an eventful period of history; an eventful period of life.
Eventless (a.) Without events; tame; monotomous; marked by nothing unusual; uneventful.
Eventtual (a.) Coming or happening as a consequence or result; consequential.
Eventtual (a.) Final; ultimate.
Eventtual (a.) Dependent on events; contingent.
Everduring (a.) Everlasting.
Evergreen (a.) Remaining unwithered through the winter, or retaining unwithered leaves until the leaves of the next year are expanded, as pines cedars, hemlocks, and the like.
Everich (a.) Alt. of Everych
Everych (a.) each one; every one; each of two. See Every.
Everlasting (a.) Lasting or enduring forever; exsisting or continuing without end; immoral; eternal.
Everlasting (a.) Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive; as, this everlasting nonsence.
Everliving (a.) Living always; immoral; eternal; as, the everliving God.
Everliving (a.) Continual; incessant; unintermitted.
Evernic (a.) Pertaining to Evernia, a genus of lichens; as, evernic acid.
Eversive (a.) Tending to evert or overthrow; subversive; with of.
Everyday (a.) Used or fit for every day; common; usual; as, an everyday suit or clothes.
Evident (a.) Clear to the vision; especially, clear to the understanding, and satisfactory to the judgment; as, the figure or color of a body is evident to the senses; the guilt of an offender can not always be made evident.
Evidential (a.) Relating to, or affording, evidence; indicative; especially, relating to the evidences of Christianity.
Evidentiary (a.) Furnishing evidence; asserting; proving; evidential.
Evil (a.) Having qualities tending to injury and mischief; having a nature or properties which tend to badness; mischievous; not good; worthless or deleterious; poor; as, an evil beast; and evil plant; an evil crop.
Evil (a.) Having or exhibiting bad moral qualities; morally corrupt; wicked; wrong; vicious; as, evil conduct, thoughts, heart, words, and the like.
Evil (a.) Producing or threatening sorrow, distress, injury, or calamity; unpropitious; calamitous; as, evil tidings; evil arrows; evil days.
Evil-eyed (a.) Possessed of the supposed evil eye; also, looking with envy, jealousy, or bad design; malicious.
Evil-favored (a.) Having a bad countenance or appearance; ill-favored; blemished; deformed.
Evil-minded (a.) Having evil dispositions or intentions; disposed to mischief or sin; malicious; malignant; wicked.
Evincible (a.) Capable of being proved or clearly brought to light; demonstrable.
Evincive (a.) Tending to prove; having the power to demonstrate; demonstrative; indicative.
Evisceration (a.) A disemboweling.
Evitable (a.) Avoidable.
Eviternal (a.) Eternal; everlasting.
Evocative (a.) Calling forth; serving to evoke; developing.
Evolatic (a.) Alt. of Evolatical
Evolatical (a.) Apt to fly away.
Evolutional (a.) Relating to evolution.
Evolutionary (a.) Relating to evolution; as, evolutionary discussions.
Ewe-necked (a.) Having a neck like a ewe; -- said of horses in which the arch of the neck is deficent, being somewhat hollowed out.
Exact (a.) Precisely agreeing with a standard, a fact, or the truth; perfectly conforming; neither exceeding nor falling short in any respect; true; correct; precise; as, the clock keeps exact time; he paid the exact debt; an exact copy of a letter; exact accounts.
Exact (a.) Habitually careful to agree with a standard, a rule, or a promise; accurate; methodical; punctual; as, a man exact in observing an appointment; in my doings I was exact.
Exact (a.) Precisely or definitely conceived or stated; strict.
Exact (a.) To demand or require authoritatively or peremptorily, as a right; to enforce the payment of, or a yielding of; to compel to yield or to furnish; hence, to wrest, as a fee or reward when none is due; -- followed by from or of before the one subjected to exaction; as, to exact tribute, fees, obedience, etc., from or of some one.
Exacting (a.) Oppressive or unreasonably severe in making demands or requiring the exact fulfillment of obligations; harsh; severe.
Exaggerated (a.) Enlarged beyond bounds or the truth.
Exaggerating (a.) That exaggerates; enlarging beyond bounds.
Exaggerative (a.) Tending to exaggerate; involving exaggeration.
Exaggeratory (a.) Containing, or tending to, exaggeration; exaggerative.
Exalbuminous (a.) Having no albumen about the embryo; -- said of certain seeds.
Exaltate (a.) Exercising its highest influence; -- said of a planet.
Exalted (a.) Raised to lofty height; elevated; extolled; refined; dignified; sublime.
Examen (a.) Examination; inquiry.
Examinable (a.) Capable of being examined or inquired into.
Examining (a.) Having power to examine; appointed to examine; as, an examining committee.
Examplary (a.) Serving for example or pattern; exemplary.
Exampleless (a.) Without or above example.
Exampless (a.) Exampleless. [Wrongly formed.]
Exanguious (a.) Bloodless. [Obs.] See Exsanguious.
Exangulous (a.) Having no corners; without angles.
Exanimate (a.) Lifeless; dead.
Exanimate (a.) Destitute of animation; spiritless; disheartened.
Exanimous (a.) Lifeless; dead.
Exannulate (a.) Having the sporangium destitute of a ring; -- said of certain genera of ferns.
Exanthematic (a.) Alt. of Exanthematous
Exanthematous (a.) Of, relating to, or characterized by, exanthema; efflorescent; as, an exanthematous eruption.
Exarillate (a.) Having no aril; -- said of certain seeds, or of the plants producing them.
Exarticulate (a.) Having but one joint; -- said of certain insects.
Exasperate (a.) Exasperated; imbittered.
Exaspidean (a.) Having the anterior scute/ extending around the tarsus on the outer side, leaving the inner side naked; -- said of certain birds.
Excalfactive (a.) Serving to heat; warming.
Excalfactory (a.) Heating; warming.
Excandescent (a.) White or glowing with heat.
Exceedable (a.) Capable of exceeding or surpassing.
Exceeding (a.) More than usual; extraordinary; more than sufficient; measureless.
Excellent (a.) Excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellent man, artist, citizen, husband, discourse, book, song, etc.; excellent breeding, principles, aims, action.
Excellent (a.) Superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance.
Excentral (a.) Out of the center.
Excentric (a.) Alt. of Excentrical
Excentrical (a.) Same as Eccentric, Eccentrical.
Excentrical (a.) One-sided; having the normally central portion not in the true center.
Exceptant (a.) Making exception.
Exceptionable (a.) Liable to exception or objection; objectionable.
Exceptional (a.) Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare; hence, better than the average; superior.
Exceptionless (a.) Without exception.
Exceptious (a.) Disposed or apt to take exceptions, or to object; captious.
Exceptive (a.) That excepts; including an exception; as, an exceptive proposition.
Exceptless (a.) Not exceptional; usual.
Excerebrose (a.) Brainless.
Excernent (a.) Connected with, or pertaining to, excretion.
Excerp (a.) To pick out.
Excerptive (a.) That excerpts, selects, or chooses.
Excessive (a.) Characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch.
Exchangeable (a.) Capable of being exchanged; fit or proper to be exchanged.
Exchangeable (a.) Available for making exchanges; ratable.
Excisable (a.) Liable or subject to excise; as, tobacco in an excisable commodity.
Excitable (a.) Capable of being excited, or roused into action; susceptible of excitement; easily stirred up, or stimulated.
Excitant (a.) Tending to excite; exciting.
Excitative (a.) Having power to excite; tending or serving to excite; excitatory.
Excitatory (a.) Tending to excite; containing excitement; excitative.
Exciting (a.) Calling or rousing into action; producing excitement; as, exciting events; an exciting story.
Excitive (a.) Serving or tending to excite; excitative.
Excito-motor (a.) Excito-motory; as, excito-motor power or causes.
Excito-motory (a.) Exciting motion; -- said of that portion of the nervous system concerned in reflex actions, by which impressions are transmitted to a nerve center and then reflected back so as to produce muscular contraction without sensation or volition.
Excito-secretory (a.) Exciting secretion; -- said of the influence exerted by reflex action on the function of secretion, by which the various glands are excited to action.
Exclamative (a.) Exclamatory.
Exclamatory (a.) Containing, expressing, or using exclamation; as, an exclamatory phrase or speaker.
Exclusionary (a.) Tending to exclude; causing exclusion; exclusive.
Exclusive (a.) Having the power of preventing entrance; debarring from participation or enjoyment; possessed and enjoyed to the exclusion of others; as, exclusive bars; exclusive privilege; exclusive circles of society.
Exclusive (a.) Not taking into the account; excluding from consideration; -- opposed to inclusive; as, five thousand troops, exclusive of artillery.
Exclusory (a.) Able to exclude; excluding; serving to exclude.
Excommunicable (a.) Liable or deserving to be excommunicated; making excommunication possible or proper.
Excommunicate (a.) Excommunicated; interdicted from the rites of the church.
Excreable (a.) Capable of being discharged by spitting.
Excremental (a.) Of or pertaining to excrement.
Excrementitial (a.) Alt. of Excrementitious
Excrementitious (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, excrement; of the nature of excrement.
Excrementive (a.) Serving to excrete; connected with excretion or excrement.
Excrescent (a.) Growing out in an abnormal or morbid manner or as a superfluity.
Excrescential (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, an excrescence.
Excretive (a.) Having the power of excreting, or promoting excretion.
Excretory (a.) Having the quality of excreting, or throwing off excrementitious matter.
Excruciable (a.) Liable to torment.
Excruciate (a.) Excruciated; tortured.
Excurrent (a.) Running or flowing out
Excurrent (a.) Running or extending out; as, an excurrent midrib, one which projects beyond the apex of a leaf; an excurrent steam or trunk, one which continues to the top.
Excurrent (a.) Characterized by a current which flows outward; as, an excurrent orifice or tube.
Excursive (a.) Prone to make excursions; wandering; roving; exploring; as, an excursive fancy.
Excusable (a.) That may be excused, forgiven, justified, or acquitted of blame; pardonable; as, the man is excusable; an excusable action.
Excusatory (a.) Making or containing excuse or apology; apologetical; as, an excusatory plea.
Excuseless (a.) Having no excuse; not admitting of excuse or apology.
Execrable (a.) Deserving to be execrated; accursed; damnable; detestable; abominable; as, an execrable wretch.
Execrative (a.) Cursing; imprecatory; vilifying.
Execratory (a.) Of the nature of execration; imprecatory; denunciatory.
Executable (a.) Capable of being executed; feasible; as, an executable project.
Executive (a.) Designed or fitted for execution, or carrying into effect; as, executive talent; qualifying for, concerned with, or pertaining to, the execution of the laws or the conduct of affairs; as, executive power or authority; executive duties, officer, department, etc.
Executorial (a.) Of or pertaining to an executive.
Executory (a.) Pertaining to administration, or putting the laws in force; executive.
Executory (a.) Designed to be executed or carried into effect in time to come, or to take effect on a future contingency; as, an executory devise, reminder, or estate; an executory contract.
Exedent (a.) Eating out; consuming.
Exegetic (a.) Alt. of Exegetical
Exegetical (a.) Pertaining to exegesis; tending to unfold or illustrate; explanatory; expository.
Exemplar (a.) Exemplary.
Exemplary (a.) Serving as a pattern; deserving to be proposed for imitation; commendable; as, an exemplary person; exemplary conduct.
Exemplary (a.) Serving as a warning; monitory; as, exemplary justice, punishment, or damages.
Exemplary (a.) Illustrating as the proof of a thing.
Exemplifiable (a.) That can be exemplified.
Exempt (a.) Cut off; set apart.
Exempt (a.) Extraordinary; exceptional.
Exempt (a.) Free, or released, from some liability to which others are subject; excepted from the operation or burden of some law; released; free; clear; privileged; -- (with from): not subject to; not liable to; as, goods exempt from execution; a person exempt from jury service.
Exempt (a.) To remove; to set apart.
Exempt (a.) To release or deliver from some liability which others are subject to; to except or excuse from he operation of a law; to grant immunity to; to free from obligation; to release; as, to exempt from military duty, or from jury service; to exempt from fear or pain.
Exemptible (a.) That may be exempted.
Exemptitious (a.) Separable.
Exequial (a.) Of or pertaining to funerals; funereal.
Exequious (a.) Funereal.
Exercent (a.) Practicing; professional.
Exercisable (a.) That may be exercised, used, or exerted.
Exercisible (a.) Capable of being exercised, employed, or enforced; as, the authority of a magistrate is exercisible within his jurisdiction.
Exertive (a.) Having power or a tendency to exert; using exertion.
Exfoliative (a.) Having the power of causing exfoliation.
Exhalable (a.) Capable of being exhaled or evaporated.
Exhalant (a.) Having the quality of exhaling or evaporating.
Exhaust (a.) Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy.
Exhaust (a.) Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work.
Exhaustible (a.) Capable of being exhausted, drained off, or expended.
Exhausting (a.) Producing exhaustion; as, exhausting labors.
Exhaustive (a.) Serving or tending to exhaust; exhibiting all the facts or arguments; as, an exhaustive method.
Exhaustless (a.) Not be exhausted; inexhaustible; as, an exhaustless fund or store.
Exhibitive (a.) Serving for exhibition; representative; exhibitory.
Exhibitory (a.) Exhibiting; publicly showing.
Exhilarant (a.) Exciting joy, mirth, or pleasure.
Exhilarating (a.) That exhilarates; cheering; gladdening.
Exhortative (a.) Serving to exhort; exhortatory; hortative.
Exhortatory (a.) Of or pertaining to exhortation; hortatory.
Exhumated (a.) Disinterred.
Exigent (a.) Exacting or requiring immediate aid or action; pressing; critical.
Exigible (a.) That may be exacted; repairable.
Exiguous (a.) Scanty; small; slender; diminutive.
Exile (a.) Small; slender; thin; fine.
Exilic (a.) Pertaining to exile or banishment, esp. to that of the Jews in Babylon.
Exility (a.) Smallness; meagerness; slenderness; fineness, thinness.
Eximious (a.) Select; choice; hence, extraordinary, excellent.
Existent (a.) Having being or existence; existing; being; occurring now; taking place.
Existential (a.) Having existence.
Existible (a.) Capable of existence.
Exitial (a.) Alt. of Exitious
Exitious (a.) Destructive; fatal.
Exocardiac (a.) Alt. of Exocardial
Exocardial (a.) Situated or arising outside of the heat; as, exocardial murmurs; -- opposed to endocardiac.
Exoccipital (a.) Pertaining to a bone or region on each side of the great foremen of the skull.
Exodic (a.) Conducting influences from the spinal cord outward; -- said of the motor or efferent nerves. Opposed to esodic.
Ex-official (a.) Proceeding from office or authority.
Exogamous (a.) Relating to exogamy; marrying outside of the limits of one's own tribe; -- opposed to endogenous.
Exogenetic (a.) Arising or growing from without; exogenous.
Exogenous (a.) Pertaining to, or having the character of, an exogen; -- the opposite of endogenous.
Exogenous (a.) Growing by addition to the exterior.
Exogenous (a.) Growing from previously ossified parts; -- opposed to autogenous.
Exolete (a.) Obsolete; out of use; state; insipid.
Exonerative (a.) Freeing from a burden or obligation; tending to exonerate.
Exophthalmic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or characterized by, exophthalmia.
Exophyllous (a.) Not sheathed in another leaf.
Exoptable (a.) Very desirable.
Exrable (a.) Capable of being moved by entreaty; pitiful; tender.
Exorbitant (a.) Departing from an orbit or usual track; hence, deviating from the usual or due course; going beyond the appointed rules or established limits of right or propriety; excessive; extravagant; enormous; inordinate; as, exorbitant appetites and passions; exorbitant charges, demands, or claims.
Exorbitant (a.) Not comprehended in a settled rule or method; anomalous.
Exordial (a.) Pertaining to the exordium of a discourse: introductory.
Exorhizal (a.) Alt. of Exorhizous
Exorhizous (a.) Having a radicle which is not inclosed by the cotyledons or plumule; of or relating to an exorhiza.
Exortive (a.) Rising; relating to the east.
Exoskeletal (a.) Pertaining to the exoskeleton; as exoskeletal muscles.
Exosmotic (a.) Pertaining to exosmose.
Exosse-ous (a.) Boneless.
Exoteric (a.) Alt. of Exoterical
Exoterical (a.) External; public; suitable to be imparted to the public; hence, capable of being readily or fully comprehended; -- opposed to esoteric, or secret.
Exotic (a.) Introduced from a foreign country; not native; extraneous; foreign; as, an exotic plant; an exotic term or word.
Exotical (a.) Foreign; not native; exotic.
Expanding (a.) That expands, or may be expanded; extending; spreading; enlarging.
Expansible (a.) Capable of being expanded or spread out widely.
Expansile (a.) Expansible.
Expansive (a.) Having a capacity or tendency to expand or dilate; diffusive; of much expanse; wide-extending; as, the expansive force of heat; the expansive quality of air.
Expatiatory (a.) Expansive; diffusive.
Expectable (a.) That may be expected or looked for.
Expectant (a.) Waiting in expectation; looking for
Expectant (a.) waiting for the efforts of nature, with little active treatment.
Expectative (a.) Constituting an object of expectation; contingent.
Expective (a.) Expectative.
Expectorant (a.) Tending to facilitate expectoration or to promote discharges of mucus, etc., from the lungs or throat.
Expedient (a.) Hastening or forward; hence, tending to further or promote a proposed object; fit or proper under the circumstances; conducive to self-interest; desirable; advisable; advantageous; -- sometimes contradistinguished from right.
Expedient (a.) Quick; expeditious.
Expedite (a.) Free of impediment; unimpeded.
Expedite (a.) Expeditious; quick; speedily; prompt.
Expeditionary (a.) Of or pertaining to an expedition; as, an expeditionary force.
Expeditious (a.) Possessed of, or characterized by, expedition, or efficiency and rapidity in action; performed with, or acting with, expedition; quick; having celerity; speedily; as, an expeditious march or messenger.
Expeditive (a.) Performing with speed.
Expellable (a.) Capable of being expelled or driven out.
Expensefull (a.) Full of expense; costly; chargeable.
Expenseless (a.) Without cost or expense.
Expensive (a.) Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay; costly; dear; liberal; as, expensive dress; an expensive house or family.
Expensive (a.) Free in expending; very liberal; especially, in a bad scene; extravagant; lavish.
Experient (a.) Experienced.
Experiential (a.) Derived from, or pertaining to, experience.
Experimental (a.) Pertaining to experiment; founded on, or derived from, experiment or trial; as, experimental science; given to, or skilled in, experiment; as, an experimental philosopher.
Experimental (a.) Known by, or derived from, experience; as, experimental religion.
Experimentarian (a.) Relying on experiment or experience.
Experimentative (a.) Experimental; of the nature of experiment.
Expert (a.) Taught by use, practice, or experience, experienced; having facility of operation or performance from practice; knowing and ready from much practice; clever; skillful; as, an expert surgeon; expert in chess or archery.
Expetible (a.) Worthy of being wished for; desirable.
Expiable (a.) Capable of being expiated or atoned for; as, an expiable offense; expiable guilt.
Expiate (a.) Terminated.
Expiatorious (a.) Of an expiatory nature; expiatory.
Expiatory (a.) Having power, or intended, to make expiation; atoning; as, an expiatory sacrifice.
Expirable (a.) That may expire; capable of being brought to an end.
Expiratory (a.) Pertaining to, or employed in, the expiration or emission of air from the lungs; as, the expiratory muscles.
Expiring (a.) Breathing out air from the lungs; emitting fluid or volatile matter; exhaling; breathing the last breath; dying; ending; terminating.
Expiring (a.) Pertaining to, or uttered at, the time of dying; as, expiring words; expiring groans.
Expiscatory (a.) Tending to fish out; searching out
Explain (a.) To flatten; to spread out; to unfold; to expand.
Explain (a.) To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to expound; to unfold and illustrate the meaning of; as, to explain a chapter of the Bible.
Explainable (a.) Capable of being explained or made plain to the understanding; capable of being interpreted.
Explanate (a.) Spreading or extending outwardly in a flat form.
Explanative (a.) Explanatory.
Explanatory (a.) Serving to explain; containing explanation; as explanatory notes.
Expletive (a.) Filling up; hence, added merely for the purpose of filling up; superfluous.
Expletory (a.) Serving to fill up; expletive; superfluous; as, an expletory word.
Explicable (a.) Capable of being explicated; that may be explained or accounted for; admitting explanation.
Explicate (a.) Evolved; unfolded.
Explicative (a.) Serving to unfold or explain; tending to lay open to the understanding; explanatory.
Explicatory (a.) Explicative.
Explicit (a.) A word formerly used (as finis is now) at the conclusion of a book to indicate the end.
Explicit (a.) Not implied merely, or conveyed by implication; distinctly stated; plain in language; open to the understanding; clear; not obscure or ambiguous; express; unequivocal; as, an explicit declaration.
Explicit (a.) Having no disguised meaning or reservation; unreserved; outspoken; -- applied to persons; as, he was earnest and explicit in his statement.
Explorable (a.) That may be explored; as, an explorable region.
Explorative (a.) Exploratory.
Exploratory (a.) Serving or intended to explore; searching; examining; explorative.
Eploring (a.) Employed in, or designed for, exploration.
Explosive (a.) Driving or bursting out with violence and noise; causing explosion; as, the explosive force of gunpowder.
Exponential (a.) Pertaining to exponents; involving variable exponents; as, an exponential expression; exponential calculus; an exponential function.
Exportable (a.) Suitable for exportation; as, exportable products.
Expositive (a.) Serving to explain; expository.
Expository (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, exposition; serving to explain; explanatory; illustrative; exegetical.
Expostulatory (a.) Containing expostulation or remonstrance; as, an expostulatory discourse or letter.
Express (a.) Exactly representing; exact.
Express (a.) Directly and distinctly stated; declared in terms; not implied or left to inference; made unambiguous by intention and care; clear; not dubious; as, express consent; an express statement.
Express (a.) Intended for a particular purpose; relating to an express; sent on a particular errand; dispatched with special speed; as, an express messenger or train. Also used adverbially.
Express (a.) To press or squeeze out; as, to express the juice of grapes, or of apples; hence, to extort; to elicit.
Express (a.) To make or offer a representation of; to show by a copy or likeness; to represent; to resemble.
Express (a.) To give a true impression of; to represent and make known; to manifest plainly; to show in general; to exhibit, as an opinion or feeling, by a look, gesture, and esp. by language; to declare; to utter; to tell.
Express (a.) To make known the opinions or feelings of; to declare what is in the mind of; to show (one's self); to cause to appear; -- used reflexively.
Express (a.) To denote; to designate.
Express (a.) To send by express messenger; to forward by special opportunity, or through the medium of an express; as, to express a package.
Expressible (a.) Capable of being expressed, squeezed out, shown, represented, or uttered.
Expressional (a.) Of, or relating to, expression; phraseological; also, vividly representing or suggesting an idea or sentiment.
Expressionless (a.) Destitute of expression.
Expressive (a.) Serving to express, utter, or represent; indicative; communicative; -- followed by of; as, words expressive of his gratitude.
Expressive (a.) Full of expression; vividly representing the meaning or feeling meant to be conveyed; significant; emphatic; as, expressive looks or words.
Exprobrative (a.) Alt. of Exprobratory
Exprobratory (a.) Expressing reproach; upbraiding; reproachful.
Expugnable (a.) Capable of being expugned.
Expulsive (a.) Having the power of driving out or away; serving to expel.
Expurgatorial (a.) Tending or serving to expurgate; expurgatory.
Expurgatorious (a.) Expurgatory.
Expurgatory (a.) Serving to purify from anything noxious or erroneous; cleansing; purifying.
Exquisite (a.) Carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as, exquisite workmanship.
Exquisite (a.) Exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense; as, exquisite pain or pleasure.
Exquisite (a.) Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as, exquisite judgment, taste, or discernment.
Exquisitive (a.) Eager to discover or learn; curious.
Exsanguine (a.) Bloodless.
Exsanguineous (a.) Destitute of blood; anaemic; exsanguious.
Exsanguinous (a.) See Exsanguious.
Exsanguious (a.) Destitute of blood.
Exsanguious (a.) Destitute of true, or red, blood, as insects.
Exscriptural (a.) Not in accordance with the doctrines of Scripture; unscriptural.
Exscutellate (a.) Without, or apparently without, a scutellum; -- said of certain insects.
Exsert (a.) Alt. of Exserted
Exserted (a.) Standing out; projecting beyond some other part; as, exsert stamens.
Exsertile (a.) Capable of being thrust out or protruded.
Exsiccant (a.) Having the quality of drying up; causing a drying up.
Exsiccative (a.) Tending to make dry; having the power of drying.
Exsputory (a.) Spit out, or as if spit out.
Exstipulate (a.) Having no stipules.
Exsuccous (a.) Destitute of juice; dry; sapless. Latham.
Exsufflicate (a.) Empty; frivolous.
Extant (a.) Standing out or above any surface; protruded.
Extant (a.) Still existing; not destroyed or lost; outstanding.
Extant (a.) Publicly known; conspicuous.
Extatic (a.) See Ecstatic, a.
Extemporal (a.) Extemporaneous; unpremeditated.
Extemporanean (a.) Extemporaneous.
Extemporaneous (a.) Composed, performed, or uttered on the spur of the moment, or without previous study; unpremeditated; off-hand; extempore; extemporary; as, an extemporaneous address or production.
Extemporary (a.) Extemporaneous.
Extemporary (a.) Made for the occasion; for the time being.
Extempore (a.) Done or performed extempore.
Extendant (a.) Displaced.
Extendible (a.) Capable of being extended, susceptible of being stretched, extended, enlarged, widened, or expanded.
Extendible (a.) Liable to be taken by a writ of extent.
Extensible (a.) Capable of being extended, whether in length or breadth; susceptible of enlargement; extensible; extendible; -- the opposite of contractible or compressible.
Extensile (a.) Suited for, or capable of, extension; extensible.
Extensional (a.) Having great extent.
Extensive (a.) Having wide extent; of much superficial extent; expanded; large; broad; wide; comprehensive; as, an extensive farm; an extensive lake; an extensive sphere of operations; extensive benevolence; extensive greatness.
Extensive (a.) Capable of being extended.
Extent (a.) Extended.
Extenuate (a.) Thin; slender.
Extenuatory (a.) Tending to extenuate or palliate.
Exterior (a.) External; outward; pertaining to that which is external; -- opposed to interior; as, the exterior part of a sphere.
Exterior (a.) External; on the outside; without the limits of; extrinsic; as, an object exterior to a man, opposed to what is within, or in his mind.
Exterior (a.) Relating to foreign nations; foreign; as, the exterior relations of a state or kingdom.
Exterminatory (a.) Of or pertaining to extermination; tending to exterminate.
Extern (a.) External; outward; not inherent.
External (a.) Outward; exterior; relating to the outside, as of a body; being without; acting from without; -- opposed to internal; as, the external form or surface of a body.
External (a.) Outside of or separate from ourselves; (Metaph.) separate from the perceiving mind.
External (a.) Outwardly perceptible; visible; physical or corporeal, as distinguished from mental or moral.
External (a.) Not intrinsic nor essential; accidental; accompanying; superficial.
External (a.) Foreign; relating to or connected with foreign nations; as, external trade or commerce; the external relations of a state or kingdom.
External (a.) Away from the mesial plane of the body; lateral.
Externalistic (a.) Pertaining to externalism
Exterraneous (a.) Foreign; belonging to, or coming from, abroad.
Exterritorial (a.) Beyond the territorial limits; foreign to, or exempt from, the territorial jurisdiction.
Extinct (a.) Extinguished; put out; quenched; as, a fire, a light, or a lamp, is extinct; an extinct volcano.
Extinct (a.) Without a survivor; without force; dead; as, a family becomes extinct; an extinct feud or law.
Extinguishable (a.) Capable of being quenched, destroyed, or suppressed.
Extirpable (a.) Capable of being extirpated or eradicated; as, an extirpable plant.
Extirpative (a.) Capable of rooting out, or tending to root out.
Extirpatory (a.) Extirpative.
Extispicious (a.) Relating to the inspection of entrails for prognostication.
Extogenous (a.) Exogenous.
Extorsive (a.) Serving or tending to extort.
Extortionary (a.) Extortionate.
Extortionate (a.) Characterized by extortion; oppressive; hard.
Extortious (a.) Extortionate.
Extra (a.) Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; additional; supernumerary; also, extraordinarily good; superior; as, extra work; extra pay.
Extraarticular (a.) Situated outside of a joint.
Extraaxillar (a.) Alt. of Extraaxillary
Extraaxillary (a.) Growing outside of the axils; as, an extra-axillary bud.
Extrabranchial (a.) Outside of the branchial arches; -- said of the cartilages thus placed in some fishes.
Extracapsular (a.) Situated outside of a capsule, esp. outside the capsular ligament of a joint.
Extractable (a.) Alt. of Extractible
Extractible (a.) Capable of being extracted.
Extractiform (a.) Having the form, appearance, or nature, of an extract.
Extractive (a.) Capable of being extracted.
Extractive (a.) Tending or serving to extract or draw out.
Extradictionary (a.) Consisting not in words, but in realities.
Extraditable (a.) Subject, or liable, to extradition, as a fugitive from justice.
Extraditable (a.) Making liable to extradition; as, extraditable offenses.
Extradotal (a.) Forming no part of the dowry; as, extradotal property.
Extrafoliaceous (a.) Away from the leaves, or inserted in a different place from them; as, extrafoliaceous prickles.
Extraforaneous (a.) Pertaining to that which is out of doors.
Extrageneous (a.) Belonging to another race or kind.
Extrajudicial (a.) Out of or beyond the proper authority of a court or judge; beyond jurisdiction; not legally required.
Extralimitary (a.) Being beyond the limit or bounds; as, extraliminary land.
Extralogical (a.) Lying outside of the domain of logic.
Extramundane (a.) Beyond the material world.
Extramural (a.) Outside of the walls, as of a fortified or walled city.
Extraneous (a.) Not belonging to, or dependent upon, a thing; without or beyond a thing; not essential or intrinsic; foreign; as, to separate gold from extraneous matter.
Extra-ocular (a.) Inserted exterior to the eyes; -- said of the antennae of certain insects.
Extra-official (a.) Not prescribed by official duty.
Extraordinary (a.) Beyond or out of the common order or method; not usual, customary, regular, or ordinary; as, extraordinary evils; extraordinary remedies.
Extraordinary (a.) Exceeding the common degree, measure. or condition; hence, remarkable; uncommon; rare; wonderful; as, extraordinary talents or grandeur.
Extraordinary (a.) Employed or sent upon an unusual or special service; as, an ambassador extraordinary.
Extraparochial (a.) Beyond the limits of a parish.
Extraphysical (a.) Not subject to physical laws or methods.
Extraprofessional (a.) Foreign to a profession; not within the ordinary limits of professional duty or business.
Extraprovincial (a.) Not within of pertaining to the same province or jurisdiction.
Extraregular (a.) Not comprehended within a rule or rules.
Extrastapedial (a.) Pertaining to a part of the columella of the ear, which, in many animals, projects beyond the connection with the stapes.
Extraterritorial (a.) Beyond the limits of a territory or particular jurisdiction; exterritorial.
Extratropical (a.) Beyond or outside of the tropics.
Extra-uterine (a.) Outside of the uterus, or womb.
Extravagant (a.) Wandering beyond one's bounds; roving; hence, foreign.
Extravagant (a.) Exceeding due bounds; wild; excessive; unrestrained; as, extravagant acts, wishes, praise, abuse.
Extravagant (a.) Profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful; as, an extravagant man.
Extravascular (a.) Outside the vessels; -- said of the substance of all the tissues.
Extravascular (a.) Destitute of vessels; non-vascular.
Extravenate (a.) Let out of the veins.
Extreme (a.) At the utmost point, edge, or border; outermost; utmost; farthest; most remote; at the widest limit.
Extreme (a.) Last; final; conclusive; -- said of time; as, the extreme hour of life.
Extreme (a.) The best of worst; most urgent; greatest; highest; immoderate; excessive; most violent; as, an extreme case; extreme folly.
Extreme (a.) Radical; ultra; as, extreme opinions.
Extreme (a.) Extended or contracted as much as possible; -- said of intervals; as, an extreme sharp second; an extreme flat forth.
Extremeless (a.) Having no extremes; infinite.
Extricable (a.) Capable of being extricated.
Extrinsic (a.) Not contained in or belonging to a body; external; outward; unessential; -- opposed to intrinsic.
Extrinsic (a.) Attached partly to an organ or limb and partly to some other part/ -- said of certain groups of muscles. Opposed to intrinsic.
Extrinsical (a.) Extrinsic.
Extroitive (a.) Seeking or going out after external objects.
Extrorsal (a.) Extrorse.
Extrorse (a.) Facing outwards, or away from the axis of growth; -- said esp. of anthers occupying the outer side of the filament.
Extructive (a.) Constructive.
Extuberant (a.) Swollen out; protuberant.
Exuberant (a.) Characterized by abundance or superabundance; plenteous; rich; overflowing; copious or excessive in production; as, exuberant goodness; an exuberant intellect; exuberant foliage.
Exuccous (a.) See Exsuccous.
Exulcerate (a.) Very sore; ulcerated.
Exulcerative (a.) Tending to cause ulcers; exulceratory.
Exulceratory (a.) Having a tendency to form ulcers; rendering ulcerous.
Exultant (a.) Inc
Exulting (a.) Rejoicing triumphantly or exceedingly; exultant.
Exuperable (a.) Surmountable; superable.
Exuperant (a.) Surpassing; exceeding; surmounting.
Exurgent (a.) Arising; coming to light.
Exuviable (a.) Capable of being cast off in the form of exuviae.
Exuvial (a.) Of or pertaining to exuviae.
Eyas (a.) Unfledged, or newly fledged.
Eyed (a.) Heaving (such or so many) eyes; -- used in composition; as sharp-eyed; dull-eyed; sad-eyed; ox-eyed Juno; myriad-eyed.
Eyeful (a.) Filling or satisfying the eye; visible; remarkable.
Eyeless (a.) Without eyes; blind.
Eye-spotted (a.) Marked with spots like eyes.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".