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En-fran'chi§e-ment, n. Act of enfran-
chising ; ' liberation : — admission to the
privileges of a citizen.

En-graf-e', v. To bind or become bound by
contract or promise : — to attach : — to em-
ploy ; to enlist : — to embark in a business
or cause : — to fight.

En-grafed' (-gajd'),^. a. Earnest : — pledged
to marry.

En-graf e'ment, n. Act of engaging ; prom-
ise ; obligation : — promise to marry :—
occupation : — battle ; fight.

En-gal-'ingr, p. a. Attaching ; attractive.

En-I'en'der, v. a. To produce ; to cause.

En'^ine (en'jin), n. Complicated machine
for producing motion or power : — instru-
ment or means to an end.

£n-|-i-neer', n. One who constructs or
manages engines : — one who plans and
constructs machines, railroads, canals, and
the like : — skilful or tactful manager. — 2,
V. a. To plan and superintend the con-
struction of: — to manage with skill and

En-^i-neer'ing', n. Art or business of an
engineer : — skilful or tactful management.

En-§ird', V. a. [i. & p. engirt or engirded.]
To encircle ; to surround ; to gird.

Eng'lish (ing'glish), a. Relating to Eng-
land, its inhabitants, or its language. — 2,
n. Language of England : — -^L people of
England. — 3, v. a. To translate into Eng-

En-graft', v. a. To ingraft.

En-g:rave', v. a. To carve designs upon
with incised lines : — to represent by incised
lines :— to impress.

En-grav'ing', n. Art or work of an en-
graver ; print from an engraved block.

En-gross', V. a. To absorb ; to occupy : — to
monopolize : — to copy in a large hand.

En-g:ross'ment, «. Act of engrossing ; ex-
orbitant acquisition, as of goods : — intense
occupation : — copy in a large hand.

En-gulf, V. a. To ingulf.

En-hance', V. To increase-, to heighten.




^-nig'ma, n. Riddle ; puzzle in words : —
any thing obscure or puzzling.

E-nig-mSt'lc, 1 a- Ambiguous ; obscure ;

K-nig-mat'i-cal, J puzzling.

^n-jbin', V. a. To urge ; to command : — to
admoni^ : — to prohibit. [delight in.

Ign-jby', V. a. To have possession of: — to

^n-jby'a-ble, a. Capable of being enjoyed.

^n-jby'ment, n. State of enjoying any
thing ; gratification ; cause of pleasure.

]pn-kin'dle, v. a. To set on fire : — to rouse ;
to incite.

5n-lar§e', v. To increase ; to extend : — to
discuss at length : — to set free.

^n-larfe'ment, n. Act of enlarging ; in-
crease ; expansion : — copious discourse : —

¥n-light'en (en-li'tn), v. a. To illuminate ;
to light : — to instruct ; to inform.

Bn-ligrht'en-ment, n. Act of enlightening ;
instruction ; culture.

En-list', V. To enroll ; to engage.

ipn-list'ment, n. Act of enlisting ; volun-
tary enrolment, as for military service.

Ign-li'ven (^n-li'vn), v. a. To make alive,
active, or gay ; to animate ; to cheer.

fin'mi-t^:, n. Hatred ; hostility.

]En-n5'ble, i'. a. To make noble ; to dignify.

^-nbr'mi-ty, n. State of being excessive or
immoderate : — villany ; wickedness.

]g3-nbr'mous, a. Excessive ; immoderate ;
huge : — extremely wicked.

E-nough' (e-nuf), a. Sufficient.— 2, n.

' Sufficiency ; plenty. — 3, ad. In a suffi-
cient degree ; sufficiently.

]|:n-quire', v. To inquire.

Bn-quir'y, n. Same as inquiry.

En-ra§e', v. a. To excite to rage.

^n-rSpfire (en-rapt'yur), v. a. To delight
highly ; to charm ; to please greatly.

En-rich', v. a. To make rich : — to enhance.

En-roll', V. a. To insert in a roll, list, or
register ; to enlist ; to record.

Bn-rol'ment, n. Act of enrolling ; state of
' being enrolled ; register ; record.

En-sconce', v. a. To cover ; to shelter.

En-shrine', v. a. To preserve as sacred.

En-shrbdd', v. a. To wrap or cover.

^n'si-fbrm, a. Shaped like a sword.

£n'sigrn (fin'sin), n. Standard of a nation,
ship, or regiment : — officer who bears the
ensign : — naval officer of lowest rank.

£n'si-la§-e, n. Mode of preserving green
fodder by compressing it, while fresh, in a
vat or pit : — fodder so preserved.

?n-8lave', v. a. To reduce to slavery.

]g!n-slave'ment, n. Slavery ; bondage.

En-snire', ». o. To trap : — to allure.

:^n-siie' (en-su'), v. To result ; to succeed :
— to pursue.

5n-siire' (en-shur'), v. a. To insure.

5n-taVla-ttire, n. In architecture, that
part which rests directly on the columns.

?n-tail', n. Estate limited in its descent. —
2, *. a. To limit the descent of an estate :
— to fasten upon or necessitate.

En-tan' grle (?n-tang'gl), v. a. To involve ;
to confuse ; to tangle : — to puzzle.

?n-tan'grle-ment, n. State of being entan-
gled ; confusion ; puzzle.

£n'ter, v. To go, come, or put into ; to in-
troduce ; to be admitted : — to begin : — to
form a part of : — to set down in writing :
— to report at the custom-house.

£n'ter-pri§e, n. Hazardous or important
undertaking : — activity or energy in busi-

Sn'ter-prij-ingr, a. Energetic or active in

E!n-ter-tain', v. a. To receive and treat
hospitably : — to amuse : — to hold in the

Sn-ter-tain'ingr, a. Amusing ; diverting.

Sin-ter-tain'ment, n. Act of entertaining ;
hospitality ; feast ; treat ; recreation.

En-throne', v.a. To place on a throne : — to
raise to a high place ; to exalt.

En-throne'ment, n. Act of enthroning ;
state of being enthroned.

En-thu'§i-a§m, m. Intense interest, feeling,
or emotion ; passionate zeal ; fanaticism.

En-thii'gi-ast, n. Enthusiastic person.

En-thii-§i-as'tic, a. Possessed of, or actu-
ated by, enthusiasm ; vehement ; zealous.

En-tice', V. a. To allure ; to tempt.

En-tice'ment, n. Temptation ; lure.

En-ti9'ing, p. a. Alluring ; attractive.

En-tire', a. Not wanting or defective ;

' whole ; complete ; perfect. — En-tire' ty, n.

En-ti'tle, V. a. To give a title or a right to :
— to stj'le ; to name.

fen'ti-ty, n. Something which is ; real being.

En-tSmi)' (en-tom'), v. a. To put into a

" tomb ; to bury.

£n-to-mo-loi-'i-cal, a. Relating to ento-

i;n-to-mol'9-|-ist, n. One versed in ento-

En-to-mol'o-i-y, n. Science of insects.

En' trail? (Sn'tralz), n. pi. Intestines.

£n' trance, n. Act or liberty of entering : —
passage for entering ; door.

En-trance', v. a. To put into a trance or an
ecstasy ; to charm.

5n-trap', v. a. To catch, as in a trap : — to
peiplex ; to embarrass.

En-treat', v. To beg earnestly ; to implore ;
' to beseech : — to treat in any manner.

En-trea'ty (en-tre'te), n. Petition ; prayer.

Entree (a'ng-tra'), n. Admittance; free
access : — minor course at a dinner.

En-trust', V. a. To intrust.

lin'trx, n. Act of entering ; ingress :— pas-
sage for entering : — memorandum ; record.

En-twine', v. To intwine.

^-nn'm^r-ate, v. a. To reckon up singly ;
to count : — to tell ; to relate.

E-nii-mer-a'ti9n, n. Act of numbering : —
detailed account.

:^-n^'ci-ate (e-ntin'she-at), v. a. To de-
cKire ; to proclaim ; to announce : — to




^-n&n-ci-a'tion (g-nlin-she-a'shun), n. Act

or manner of enunciating.
5n-vSl'op (en-vel'up), v. a. To cover; to

inwrap ; to surround. — 2, n. Envelope.
Envelope (ang-vg-lop' or en've-lop), n.

Wrapper or outer case, as for a letter ;

Sn'vi-a-ble, a. Exciting envy ; desirable,
fin'vi-ous, a. Full of envy ; jealous.
En-vi'ron, v. a. To surround : — to beset.
En-vi'ron-ment, w. State of being en-
" vironed ; conditions iniluencing growth,

development, or character.
En-vi'rong, ) n. pi. Places adjacent ; neigh-
i;n'vi-ron§, J borhood.
fin'vby, n. Public minister sent from one

power or sovereign to another,
fin'vx, V. a. To be jealous of success or

excellence in another. — 2, n. Jealousy of

the success or excellence of another.
En-wrap' (en-rap'), v. a. To inwrap.
JBp'iu-let, n. Ornamental military badge,

worn on the shoulders.
?-phem'e-ral, a. Lasting but a short time.
Sph'od, n. Sort of surplice worn by Hebrew

Epi-. Greek prefix, signifying upon — as

fip'ic, a. Lofty, grand, or heroic in style.

—2, w. Poem in epic style : — story like

those of epic poems.
flp'i-ciire, n. One given to luxury.
i;p-i-c6-re'an, n. Epicure. — 2, a. Devoted

to' pleasure ; luxurious,
fip-i-dem'ic, n. Disease that attacks many

persons at the same time.
£p-i-dem'ic, \a. General; affecting
£p-i-dem'i-cal, J great numbers.
£p-i-der'mis, n. Outer skin of the body ;

cuticle : — exterior bark of plants.
JSp-i-glot'tis, 71. Cartilage of the larynx,

covering the aperture of the windpipe.
£p'i-grSm, n. Short poem ending in a turn

of wit : — concise and pointed saying.
fip-i-eram-mat'ic, \ a. Like epigrams ;
£p-i-gram-mat'i-cal, J pointed :— wr i t i n g

fip'i-lep-sjc, n. Disease of the brain attended

by convulsive stupor.
llp-i-lep'tic, u. Relating to, or afflicted by,

epilepsy. — 2, n. One afflicted with epilepsy.
fip'i-logue (ep'e-log), n. Poem or speech at

the end of a play : — conclusion of a book.
^-piph'a-njji n. Festival of Christ's being

manifested to the world by a star, being

the twelfth day after Christmas.
?-pi3'co-pa-cx, n. Church government by

bishops. "
5-pis'co-pal, a. Relating to episcopacy ;

vested in a bishop.
¥-pis-co-pa'li-an, a. Relating to epis-
copacy. — 2, n. Adherent to episcopacy :

— member of the Protestant Episcopal

•Ii-pis'co-pate, n. Office of a bishop ; bishops


£p'i-sode, n. Incidental narrative ; digres-
sion : — interesting incident.

5-pis'tle (e-pis'sl), w. Letter or othfr
written communication.

?-pis'to-la-rx, a. Relating to epistles.

Sp'i-taph, n. Inscription on a tomb.

£p'i-thet, n. Word or title expressing some
attribute or quality.

E-pit'9-me, n. Abridgment ; compendium.

E-pit'o-mize, v. a. To abridge.

^p-i-zo-ot'ic, a. Prevailing among animals.

Ep-i-zo'o-tx, n. Pestilential disease prevail-
ing among animals.

Ep'oph, \ n. Remarkable period of time ;

E'poph, J era ; date.

Ep'ode, n. Stanza of an ode following the
strophe and antistrophe : — sort of lyric

Ep', n. Kind of purgative salt.

E'qua-ble, ad. Uniform in all parts ; even ;
steady ; equal.

E'qual, a. Of the same extent or degree :
— uniform : — just : — proportionate ; ade-
quate. — 2, n. One of the same age, rank,
or merit : — equal amount or number. —
3, V. a. To make equal to : — to rival : — to
be adequate to. — E-qual'i-tx (-kwol'-), w.

E-qual-i-za'tion, n. Act of equalizing ;
state of being equalized.

E'qual-ize, v. a. To make equal.

E-qua-nim'i-tjr, n. Composure ; calmnes*

5-qua'tion, n. Act of equalizing ; equality .
— statement of equality — as, 3 X 5 = 15.

5-qua'tor, «. Great circle which divides
the earth or the heavens through the
centre, into the northern and southern

E-qua-to'ri-al, a. Pertaining to the equator.

5-ques'tri-an, a. Relating to a knight, to a
horseman, or to horsemanship : — mounted.
— 2, w. Skilled rider.

]p-ques'tri-an-i§m, ij. Performance of an
equestrian ; horsemanship.

E-quSs-tri-enne', n. Female equestrian.

E-qui-an'gi-lar, a. Having all angles equal.

E-qui-dis'tant, a. Being at the same dis-

E-qui-lat'er-al, a. Having all
sides equal. — 2, n. Figure
having all sides equal.

E-qui-lib'ri-iim, w. Equal dis-
tribution, as of weight, heat, Equilat-
electricity : — mental balance. q^sH tri-

E'quine, a. Relating to horses. angle.

E-qui-noc'tial, o. Pertaining
to the equinox. — 2, «. Celestial equator.

E'qui-nox, n. Time of the year when the
sun crosses the equator, and the day and
night are of equal length.

E-quip', V. a. To accoutre ; to furnish with

£q'ui-pa§e (ek'we-paj), w. Furniture ; ac-
coutrements : — carriage of pleasure or
state : — retinue ; — apparel.

E-quip'ment, n. Act of equipping ; outfit,

£'qui-poi§e, n. Equilibrium.




£q'ui-ta-ble (ek'we-ta-bl), a. Just ; right ;

honest ; impartial ■: — reasonable ; fair.
Eq'ui-tjf (ek'\ve-te), )?. Impartial justice ;

natural justice ; right; honesty.
E-quiv'a-lence, n. Equality in value or

force. '
E-quiv'a-lent, a. Equal in value, merit, or

power ; commensurate. — 2, n. Equiva-
lent thing : — compensation.
E-quiv'o-cal, a. Of doubtful or double

meaning ; uncertain ; ambiguous.
E-quiv'o-cate, v. v. To use equivocal or

doubtful words in order to mislead.
E*quiv-o-ca'tion, h. Evasion, quibbling, or

ambiguity of speech.
E'ra, H. Point of time from which reckon-
ing begins ; time so reckoned.
E-rad'i-cate, v. a. To pull up by the roots ;

to destroy completely. [struction.

E-rad-i-ca'tion, n. Act of eradicating ; de-
E-rase', »;. a.' To rub out ; to efface.
E-ra§'ure (e-ra'zhur), n. Act of erasing;

oblitei'ation ; something erased.
Ere (ar), ad. & prep. Before; sooner than.
E-rect', V. a. To place upright : — to build :

— to institute : — to exalt. — 2, a. Upright :

— bold ; firm : — intent.
E-rec'tion, n. Act of erecting ; exaltation ;

elevation : — institution : — thing erected ;

Ere-longr' (ar-long'), ad. Before long.
Er'go, ad. Therefore.
Er'got, n. Disease in grain : — drug made

from i-ye.
Er'mine, n. Animal allied to the weasel,

and its valuable white fur : — emblem or

dignity of a judge.
E-rode', I', a. To eat away ; to corrode.
E-ro'§ion (e-ro'zhun), «. Act of eroding;

state of being eroded ; corrosion.
E-ro'sive, a. Corrosive.
Err (er), v. h. To wander ; to stray : — to sin.
Er'rand, n. Message ; commission,
fer'rant, a. Wandering ; roving : — arrant.
Er-rat'ic, \ t<. Wandering ; roving ; irreg-
Er-rat'i-cal, j ular ; eccentric.
Er-ra'tum, n. ; pi. Er-ra'ta. Error or fault

in writing or printing.
Er-ro'ne-ous, «. 1 acorrect ; mistaken ; false.
Er'ror, ». Mistake ; blunder : — crime ; sin.

Er|u-dite, I ^^ Learned ; well-read.

Er u-dite. j

£r-u-di"tion (er-yu-dish'un), n. Knowl-
edge obtained from books ; literature.

E-rupt', V. n. To burst forth suddenly and

E-rup'tion, v. Act of bursting forth ; ex-
plosion : — rash on the skin.

5-rup'tive, a. Bursting forth ; attended
with eruptions.

£r-5:-sip'e-las, w. Painful inflammation of
the skin.

Es-. Latin prefix, a form of ex — as, <?.scape.

Escal'op (skul'lup or es-kul'up), n. Edible
shell-fish, with a scalloped shell : — mar-
ginal indentation.

Es-ca-pade', n. Wild prank or adventure;
act of impropriety.

Es-cape', V. To shun : — to flee from. — 2, n.
Act of escaping ; deliverance from dan-
ger, harm, or confinement ; flight : —
means of escape.

Es-cape'ment, n. That part of a watch or
clock which regulates its movements.

Es-chew' (es-chii'), v. a. To avoid.

Es'cort, n. Man, or men, attending a per-
son for safety or distinction.

Es-cbrt', V. a. To attend as a guide or guard.

Escritoire (es-kre-twbr'), n. Desk for
writing on.

Es'cii-lent, a. & v. That may be eaten.

Es-cutch'eon (es-kuch'un), n. Heraldic
shield of a family ; ensign annorial.

Es'ki-m6§, n. pi. People inhabiting the
northern coast of America, Greenland, &c.

E-soph'a-giis, n. ■ Same as oesophatjus.

Es-o-ter'ic, a. Secret ; mysterious.

Es-pe"cial (es-pesh'al), a. Chief ; special.

Es-pe"cial-l3: (es-pesh'al-ly), ad. Princi-
pally : — in paiticular.

Eweran'to, n. A proposed world language.

Es pi-o-nafe'(es'pe-o-naj or es'pe-g-nazh'),
n. Close watch ; spying.

Es-pla-nade', n. Level space for walking
and driving in.

Es-pou'§al, n. Contract to marry ; be-

Es-pou§e', V. a. To betroth ; to marry : —

' to defend or adopt, as a cause.

Es-py', V. To see ; to discover ; to look.

£s'qui-mau (es'ke-mo), n. ; pi. Es'qui-
maux (es'ke-moz). Same as Eskimo.

Es-quire', n. Attendant on a knight : —
lauded proprietor : — title of a justice of the
peace, &c. — 2, v. a. To attend ; to wait on.

Es-say', V. a. To attempt ; to try.

Es'say, 71. Attempt ; trial : — short treatise ;
dissertation ; tract.

Es'sg,y-ist, ) ^ Writer of essays.

Es-say'ist, j' *^

fis'sence, »'■ Nature, substance, or being
of any thing : — elemental or finest quality
or substance : — perfume ; odor.

Es-sen'tial, a. Pielating to,,or containing,
the essence: — necessary; important: —
pure; highly rectified. — 2, n. Something
essential ; chief or prominent character-
istic or element.

Es-tab'lish, v. a. To settle firmly ; to fix :

' — to institute : — to approve.

Es-tab'lish-ment, v. Act of establishing ;

' fixed state ; thing established :— institu-
tion : — place of residence or business : —

Es-tate', «. Settled condition ; state :—
property or poasessions : — quality ; rank :
— pi. classes or representatives of the

E3-teem', r. a. To estimate :— to valuo

* highly : — to respect : — to think or con-
sider.— 2, H. Estimation :— high regard ;




]^3-tliet'ic, a. Same as sesthetic.
E3-th§t'ics, n. pi. Same as sesthelics,
jls'ti-ma-ble, a. Worthy of esteem ; valu-
£s'ti-inate, v. a. To set a value on ; to rate ;

to compute.
£s'ti-mate, n. Computation ; estimation.

JBs-ti-ma'tion, n. Act of estimating : — com-
putation or reckoning of approximate
accuracy : — opinion : — esteem.

53- trance', v. a. To alienate in affection ;
to disaffect. ,

:i^s-tran§e'ment, n. ILoss of mutual regard.

fisfix-a.-Tj., n. Inlet of the sea ; widening
mouth of a tidal river.

Stch, V. a. To engrave metal, glass, &c., by
acid : — to sketch.

itch'ing, n. Impression or print of an
etched plate.

5-ter'nal, a. Everlasting; ceaseless; change-
less ; without beginning or end. — 2, n.
Appellation of God.

¥-ter'ni-tx, «. Eternal duration or exist-
ence : — state or time after death.

E'ther, w. Substance iiner and purer than
air, supposed to fill all space : — volatile
and inflammable anaesthetic.

5-the're-a.l, a. Formed of ether ; celestial :
— delicate ; spirit-like ; airy.

fith'ic, 1 a. Relating to ethics, morality,

£th'i-cal, J or morals ; moral.

fith'ics, n. pi. Science of morals.

E'thi-op, n. Ethiopian ; blackamoor.

E-thi-o'pi-an, n. Native of Ethiopia. — 2, a.
Relating to Ethiopia or its inhabitants.

E-thi-op'jc, a. Ethiopian. — 2, n. Ethiopian

llJth-nog'ra-phx, n. Scientific description of
the races of the earth.

fith-no-lo^'i-cal, a. Relating to ethnology.

?th-nol'o-fist, n. One versed in ethnology.

^th-nol'o-gX) "• Science of the races of
mankind, their origin, distribution, and

£t-i-quette' (et-i-kef), n. Forms of social
or professional courtesy or decorum.

St-x-mo-log-'i-cal, a. Relating to etymology.

fit-x-mol'o-fist, n. One versed in ety-

fit-x-mol'o-S-x, n. Science of the origin,
derivation, and history of words : — part
of grammar relating to inflection.

Eii-ca-lyp'tus, n. Genus of trees of many
species, chiefly Austsalian.

Ea'jha-rist (yii'ka-rlst), «. Communion.

Eii'phre (yii'ker), «. Game at cards.— 2,
V. a. To defeat an opponent at one of the
stages of euchre : — to outwit.

Eii'lo-f'ist, n. One who eulogizes. [tory.

Eu-19-Hs'tic, a. Containing eulogy ; lauda-

Eii-lo'f i-iim, n. Eulogy ; panegyric.

Eii'lo-ffxze, v. a. To commend ; to praise.

Eu'lo-l-jr, «. Speech or writing in praise of
another ; encomium ; praise.

Eu^phem-?5m, n. The describing of an of-
fensive thing by an inoffensive expression.

Eii-ph?-mis't|c, a. Partaking of euphemism.

Eu-phon'ic, \ a. Sounding agreeably ;

Eii-pho'ni-ous, j" harmonious.

Eii'php-nx (yu'f9-ne), n. Agreeable sound.

Eii-phor'bi-a, n. Genus of trees and herbs
of many species, often poisonous.

Eu-ro-pe'an (yii-ro-pe'an), a. Belonging
to Europe. — 2, n. Native of Europe.

1^-va.c'ii-a.te, v. a. To make empty or void :
— to eject : — to quit ; to abandon.

5-vac-{i-a'tion, n. Act of evacuating : —
matter evacuated : — withdrawal, as of

:E-vade', V. a. To avoid ; to escape ; to
elude. — 2, v. n. To equivocate : — to escape.

£v-a-nes'cence, «. Act or state of vanish-
ing ; disappearance.

fiv-a-nes'cent, a. Vanishing ; transient.

?-van'i-el, n. Gospel of Christ : — good

E-van-f el'ic, ^ a. Relating to the gospel ;

E-van-gel'i-cal, ^agreeable to, or contained

£v-an-|el'i-cal, j in, the gospel.

?-van'§e-list, w. One of the four writers
of the' gospel history : — preacher of the

E-van'i-el-ize, v. a. To instruct in the gos-
pel ; to Christianize.

E-vap'o-rate, v. To disperse in vapors : — to
free from moisture.

E-vap-o-ra'tion, n. Act or process of evap-

" orating ; transformation into vapor.

^-va'gion (g-va'zhun), n. Act of evading :
— attempt to escape argument or accusa-

E-va'sive, a. Practising evasion ; elusive.

Eve, n. Evening : — evening before a fes-
tival ; — time just preceding an event.

E'ven (e'vn), a. Without irregularities : — ■
calm : — just : — out of debt : — capable of
division into two equal parts. — 2, v. a. To
make even : — to equalize. — 3, ad. Exactly:
— at the very time : — so much as : — noting
something extraordinary : — likewise.

E'ven-ingr (e'vn-ing), n. Close of the day.

E-vent', n. Any thing that happens, good
or bad : — result ; consequence.

E-vent'ffil, a. Full of incidents or events.

E'ven-tide (e'vn-tid), n. Time of evening.

E-vent'6-al, a. Happening as a result ;
ultimate; final.

jBv'er, ad. At any time : — always.

fiv'er-glade, n. Low, marshy country, in-
undated with water, diversified with grassy

fiv'er-green, a. Verdant throughout the
year. — 2, n. Plant or tree green all the

£v-er-lSst'ingr, a. Enduring for ever ;
eternal. — 2, n. Eternity : — God : — flowers
which retain their color after drying: —
durable woollen cloth.
£v-er-more', ad. Always ; eternally,
fiv'er-jr, ad. Each one of the whole,
fiv'er-y-bod'jr, n. Every person.
fiv'^-rjr-day, a. Common ; occurring daily.




gv'e-rj-where (-hwar), ad. In all places.

5-vict',' V. a. To eject by legal process.

E-vic'tion, n. Ejection by legal process.

jiv'i-dence, w. That which evinces ; tes-
timony. — 2, V. a. To prove ; to show.

iv'i-dent, a. Plain ; apparent ; notorious.

E'vil (e'vl), a. Bad ; wicked ; corrupt : —
calamitous. — 2, n. Cause of hurt or dis-
pleasure : — wrong ; sin. — 3, ad. Not well :
— unfortunately ; unhappily : — unkindly.

E-vince', v. a. To prove ; to show.

^v-o-ca'tion, n. Act of calling out.

?-voke', v'. a. To call out ; to draw out or
bring forth.

i!v-o-lii'tion, n. Act of evolving or unfold-
ing : — gradual working out or develop-
ment : — series of things unfolded : —
extraction of roots in mathematics : —
orderly military or naval movements.

E-volve' (e-volv'), v. To unfold ; to develop.

Ewe(yu),"w. Female sheep.

Ew'er (yu'er), n. Pitcher for water.

Ex-." Latin prefix, signifying out o/— as,

55-act' (egz-acf), «• Accurate; precise:
— punctual : — honest. — 2, v. a. To require
or demand of right : — to compel. — e?-
act'i-tude, n.

E?-acHion, n. Act of exacting ; extortion :

" — severe tribute.

^^-a^'^er-ate, v. a. To magnify unduly ;
to represent or state too strongly.

?g:-ai - i;er-a'tion, n. Extravagant repre-
sentation ; statement in excess of truth.

:p?', V. a. To elevate : — to praise ; to
extol : — to elate.

£?:-al-ta'tion, n. Act of exalting ; state of
being exa'lted : — high estate : — elation.

5?-am-i-na'tion, ru Act of examining;
careful observation, inspection, or scru-

55;-am'ine, «. a. To inspect or observe
carefully : — to question : — to investigate.

ip^-Sm'ple, n. Something to be imitated or
avoided ; model : — exercise or illustration,
as in arithmetic.

]p?-as'per-ate, v. a. To anger ; to vex.

E?-5s-per-a'tion, n. Anger ; vexation.

jlx'ca-vate, \ v. a. To dig or hollow out ; to

Ex-ca'vate, j cut into hollows or cavities.

jfex-ca-va'ti^n, n. Act of excavating ; thing
excavated ; cavity.

^Ix-cSed', V. a. To excel ; to surpass. — 2,
V. n. To go too far.

^x-ceed'ing-lx, ad. To a great degree.

?x-cSl', V. a. To outdo in excellence ; to
surpass. — 2, v. n. To rank high.

£x'cel-lence, n. Great merit ; excellent
quality ; superiority : — goodness.

£x'cel-len-cj:, «. Excellence : — title of

£x'cel-lent, a. Eminent in any good qual-

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