Adverbs Starting with E
Eachwhere (adv.) Everywhere.
Eagerly (adv.) In an eager manner.
Early (adv.) Soon; in good season; seasonably; betimes; as, come early.
Early (adv.) In advance of the usual or appointed time; in good season; prior in time; among or near the first; -- opposed to late; as, the early bird; an early spring; early fruit.
Early (adv.) Coming in the first part of a period of time, or among the first of successive acts, events, etc.
Earnestly (adv.) In an earnest manner.
Earst (adv.) See Erst.
Earthly (adv.) In the manner of the earth or its people; worldly.
Earthward (adv.) Alt. of Earthwards
Earthwards (adv.) Toward the earth; -- opposed to heavenward or skyward.
Easily (adv.) With ease; without difficulty or much effort; as, this task may be easily performed; that event might have been easily foreseen.
Easily (adv.) Without pain, anxiety, or disturbance; as, to pass life well and easily.
Easily (adv.) Readily; without reluctance; willingly.
Easily (adv.) Smoothly; quietly; gently; gracefully; without /umult or discord.
Easily (adv.) Without shaking or jolting; commodiously; as, a carriage moves easily.
East (adv.) Eastward.
Easterly (adv.) Toward, or in the direction of, the east.
Eastward (adv.) Alt. of Eastwards
Eastwards (adv.) Toward the east; in the direction of east from some point or place; as, New Haven lies eastward from New York.
Eccentrically (adv.) In an eccentric manner.
Ecclesiastically (adv.) In an ecclesiastical manner; according ecclesiastical rules.
Eclectically (adv.) In an eclectic manner; by an eclectic method.
Economically (adv.) With economy; with careful management; with prudence in expenditure.
Ecstatically (adv.) Rapturously; ravishingly.
Ectad (adv.) Toward the outside or surface; -- opposed to entad.
Edgelong (adv.) In the direction of the edge.
Edgeways (adv.) Alt. of Edgewise
Edgewise (adv.) With the edge towards anything; in the direction of the edge.
Edgingly (adv.) Gradually; gingerly.
Editorially (adv.) In the manner or character of an editor or of an editorial article.
E'en (adv.) A contraction for even. See Even.
E'er (adv.) A contraction for ever. See Ever.
Eerily (adv.) In a strange, unearthly way.
Effectively (adv.) With effect; powerfully; completely; thoroughly.
Effectually (adv.) With effect; efficaciously.
Effectually (adv.) Actually; in effect.
Effectuously (adv.) Effectively.
Effeminately (adv.) In an effeminate or womanish manner; weakly; softly; delicately.
Effeminately (adv.) By means of a woman; by the power or art of a woman.
Efficiently (adv.) With effect; effectively.
Effrontuously (adv.) Impudently.
Effulgently (adv.) In an effulgent manner.
Eft (adv.) Again; afterwards; soon; quickly.
Eftsoon (adv.) Alt. of Eftsoons
Eftsoons (adv.) Again; anew; a second time; at once; speedily.
Egoistically (adv.) In an egoistic manner.
Egotistically (adv.) With egotism.
Egregiously (adv.) Greatly; enormously; shamefully; as, egregiously cheated.
Eighthly (adv.) As the eighth in order.
Eke (adv.) In addition; also; likewise.
Elastically (adv.) In an elastic manner; by an elastic power; with a spring.
Elatedly (adv.) With elation.
Electively (adv.) In an elective manner; by choice.
Electrically (adv.) In the manner of electricity, or by means of it; thrillingly.
Eleemosynarily (adv.) In an eleemosynary manner; by charity; charitably.
Elegantly (adv.) In a manner to please nice taste; with elegance; with due symmetry; richly.
Elementally (adv.) According to elements; literally; as, the words, "Take, eat; this is my body," elementally understood.
Elenchically (adv.) By means of an elench.
Elfishly (adv.) In an elfish manner.
Eligibly (adv.) In an eligible manner.
Elliptically (adv.) In the form of an ellipse.
Elliptically (adv.) With a part omitted; as, elliptically expressed.
Eloquently (adv.) In an eloquent manner.
Elsewhere (adv.) In any other place; as, these trees are not to be found elsewhere.
Elsewhere (adv.) In some other place; in other places, indefinitely; as, it is reported in town and elsewhere.
Elsewhither (adv.) To some, or any, other place; as, you will have to go elsewhither for it.
Elsewise (adv.) Otherwise.
Elvishly (adv.) In an elvish manner.
Emanatively (adv.) By an emanation.
Emarginately (adv.) In an emarginate manner.
Emendately (adv.) Without fault; correctly.
Eminently (adv.) In an eminent manner; in a high degree; conspicuously; as, to be eminently learned.
Emphatically (adv.) With emphasis; forcibly; in a striking manner or degree; preeminently.
Emphatically (adv.) Not really, but apparently.
Empirically (adv.) By experiment or experience; without science; in the manner of quacks.
Emulatively (adv.) In an emulative manner; with emulation.
Emulously (adv.) In an emulous manner.
Enaunter (adv.) Lest that.
Enclitically (adv.) In an enclitic manner; by throwing the accent back.
Encounter (adv.) To come against face to face; to meet; to confront, either by chance, suddenly, or deliberately; especially, to meet in opposition or with hostile intent; to engage in conflict with; to oppose; to struggle with; as, to encounter a friend in traveling; two armies encounter each other; to encounter obstacles or difficulties, to encounter strong evidence of a truth.
Encroachingly (adv.) By way of encroachment.
Endearedly (adv.) With affection or endearment; dearly.
Endemically (adv.) In an endemic manner.
Endermically (adv.) By the endermic method; as, applied endermically.
Endlessly (adv.) In an endless manner.
Endogenously (adv.) By endogenous growth.
Endurably (adv.) In an endurable manner.
Endways (adv.) Alt. of Endwise
Endwise (adv.) On end; erectly; in an upright position.
Endwise (adv.) With the end forward.
Engagedly (adv.) With attachment; with interest; earnestly.
Enharmonically (adv.) In the enharmonic style or system; in just intonation.
Enigmatically (adv.) Darkly; obscurely.
Enormously (adv.) In an enormous degree.
Enough (adv.) In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.
Enough (adv.) Fully; quite; -- used to express slight augmentation of the positive degree, and sometimes equivalent to very; as, he is ready enough to embrace the offer.
Enough (adv.) In a tolerable degree; -- used to express mere acceptableness or acquiescence, and implying a degree or quantity rather less than is desired; as, the song was well enough.
Enravishingly (adv.) So as to throw into ecstasy.
Ensemble (adv.) All at once; together.
Entad (adv.) Toward the inside or central part; away from the surface; -- opposed to ectad.
Enticingly (adv.) In an enticing manner; charmingly.
Entirely (adv.) In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost.
Entirely (adv.) Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.
Entreatingly (adv.) In an entreating manner.
Environ (adv.) About; around.
Epicurely (adv.) Luxuriously.
Epidemically (adv.) In an epidemic manner.
Epigrammatically (adv.) In the way of epigram; in an epigrammatic style.
Episcopally (adv.) By episcopal authority; in an episcopal manner.
Equably (adv.) In an equable manner.
Equally (adv.) In an equal manner or degree in equal shares or proportion; with equal and impartial justice; without difference; alike; evenly; justly; as, equally taxed, furnished, etc.
Equatorially (adv.) So as to have motion or direction parallel to the equator.
Equinoctially (adv.) Towards the equinox.
Equipollently (adv.) With equal power.
Equitably (adv.) In an equitable manner; justly; as, the laws should be equitably administered.
Equivalently (adv.) In an equal manner.
Equivocally (adv.) In an equivocal manner.
Ere (adv.) Before; sooner than.
Ere (adv.) Rather than.
Erectly (adv.) In an erect manner or posture.
Erelong (adv.) Before the /apse of a long time; soon; -- usually separated, ere long.
Erewhile (adv.) Alt. of Erewhiles
Erewhiles (adv.) Some time ago; a little while before; heretofore.
Erst (adv.) First.
Erst (adv.) Previously; before; formerly; heretofore.
Erstwhile (adv.) Till then or now; heretofore; formerly.
Esoterically (adv.) In an esoteric manner.
Especially (adv.) In an especial manner; chiefly; particularly; peculiarly; in an uncommon degree.
Esentially (adv.) In an essential manner or degree; in an indispensable degree; really; as, essentially different.
Estimably (adv.) In an estimable manner.
Eternally (adv.) In an eternal manner.
Ethereally (adv.) In an ethereal manner.
Ethically (adv.) According to, in harmony with, moral principles or character.
Ethnically (adv.) In an ethnical manner.
Ethnographically (adv.) In an ethnographical manner.
Ethnologically (adv.) In an ethnological manner; by ethnological classification; as, one belonging ethnologically to an African race.
Evangelically (adv.) In an evangelical manner.
Evenly (adv.) With an even, level, or smooth surface; without roughness, elevations, or depression; uniformly; equally; comfortably; impartially; serenely.
Eventually (adv.) In an eventual manner; finally; ultimately.
Ever (adv.) At any time; at any period or point of time.
Ever (adv.) At all times; through all time; always; forever.
Ever (adv.) Without cessation; continually.
Everlastingly (adv.) In an everlasting manner.
Evermore (adv.) During eternity; always; forever; for an indefinite period; at all times; -- often used substantively with for.
Everywhen (adv.) At any or all times; every instant.
Everywhere (adv.) In every place; in all places; hence, in every part; throughly; altogether.
Evidently (adv.) In an evident manner; clearly; plainly.
Evil (adv.) In an evil manner; not well; ill; badly; unhappily; injuriously; unkindly.
Evilly (adv.) In an evil manner; not well; ill.
Exactly (adv.) In an exact manner; precisely according to a rule, standard, or fact; accurately; strictly; correctly; nicely.
Exceeding (adv.) In a very great degree; extremely; exceedingly.
Exceedingly (adv.) To a very great degree; beyond what is usual; surpassingly. It signifies more than very.
Excellent (adv.) Excellently; eminently; exceedingly.
Excellently (adv.) In an excellent manner; well in a high degree.
Excellently (adv.) In a high or superior degree; -- in this literal use, not implying worthiness.
Exchangeably (adv.) By way of exchange.
Executively (adv.) In the way of executing or performing.
Exemplarily (adv.) In a manner fitted or designed to be an example for imitation or for warning; by way of example.
Exorbitantly (adv.) In an exorbitant, excessive, or irregular manner; enormously.
Expectedly (adv.) In conformity with expectation.
Expectingly (adv.) In a state of expectation.
Expediently (adv.) In an expedient manner; fitly; suitably; conveniently.
Expediently (adv.) With expedition; quickly.
Expeditely (adv.) In expedite manner; expeditiously.
Experimentally (adv.) By experiment; by experience or trial.
Expertly (adv.) In a skillful or dexterous manner; adroitly; with readiness and accuracy.
Expletively (adv.) In the manner of an expletive.
Explicitly (adv.) In an explicit manner; clearly; plainly; without disguise or reservation of meaning; not by inference or implication; as, he explicitly avows his intention.
Expressly (adv.) In an express manner; in direct terms; with distinct purpose; particularly; as, a book written expressly for the young.
Exquisitely (adv.) In an exquisite manner or degree; as, lace exquisitely wrought.
Extemporarily (adv.) Extemporaneously.
Extempore (adv.) Without previous study or meditation; without preparation; on the spur of the moment; suddenly; extemporaneously; as, to write or speak extempore.
Extendedly (adv.) In an extended manner.
Extensively (adv.) To a great extent; widely; largely; as, a story is extensively circulated.
Exteriorly (adv.) Outwardly; externally; on the exterior.
Externally (adv.) In an external manner; outwardly; on the outside; in appearance; visibly.
Extraordinarily (adv.) In an extraordinary manner or degree.
Extravagantly (adv.) In an extravagant manner; wildly; excessively; profusely.
Extremely (adv.) In an extreme manner or state; in the utmost degree; to the utmost point; exceedingly; as, extremely hot or cold.
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