5000 FREE SAT Test Prep Words - 5000 Vocabulary Words FREE | Part 2

by Sarah Cage

From 1,001 to 2,000 of the full 5,000 words, with brief definitions, are free for individual and classroom use. A small-print, PDF version (Free) is good for printing.

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5000 FREE SAT Test Prep Words - 5000 Vocabulary Words FREE | Part 2
5000 FREE SAT Test Prep Words - 5000 Vocabulary Words FREE | Part 2

Many vocabulary words, such asdegrade, are repeated in definitions fordouble learning

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Part 2 : From 1,001 to 2,000 FREE SAT Test Prep Words

conversantadj.Thoroughly informed.
conversionn.Change from one state or position to another, or from one form to another.
convexadj.Curving like the segment of the globe or of the surface of a circle.
conveyancen.That by which anything is transported.
convivialadj.Devoted to feasting, or to good-fellowship in eating or drinking.
convolutionn.A winding motion.
convolvev.To move with a circling or winding motion.
convoyn.A protecting force accompanying property in course of transportation.
convulsev.To cause spasms in.
convulsionn.A violent and abnormal muscular contraction of the body.
coquetten.A flirt.
cornicen.An ornamental molding running round the walls of a room close to the ceiling.
cornucopian.The horn of plenty, symbolizing peace and prosperity.
corollaryn.A proposition following so obviously from another that it requires little demonstration.
coronationn.The act or ceremony of crowning a monarch.
coronetn.Inferior crown denoting, according to its form, various degrees of noble rank less than sovereign.
corporaladj.Belonging or relating to the body as opposed to the mind.
corporateadj.Belonging to a corporation.
corporealadj.Of a material nature; physical.
corpsn.A number or body of persons in some way associated or acting together.
corpsen.A dead body.
corpusclen.A minute particle of matter.
correlatev.To put in some relation of connection or correspondence.
correlativeadj.Mutually involving or implying one another.
corrigibleadj.Capable of reformation.
corroboratev.To strengthen, as proof or conviction.
corrodev.To ruin or destroy little by little.
corrosionn.Gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration.
corrosiven.That which causes gradual decay by crumbling or surface disintegration.
corruptibleadj.Open to bribery.
corruptionn.Loss of purity or integrity.
cosmeticadj.Pertaining to the art of beautifying, especially the complexion.
cosmicadj.Pertaining to the universe.
cosmogonyn.A doctrine of creation or of the origin of the universe.
cosmographyn.The science that describes the universe, including astronomy, geography, and geology.
cosmologyn.The general science of the universe.
cosmopolitanadj.Common to all the world.
cosmopolitanismn.A cosmopolitan character.
cosmosn.The world or universe considered as a system, perfect in order and arrangement.
counter-claimn.A cross-demand alleged by a defendant in his favor against the plaintiff.
counteractv.To act in opposition to.
counterbalancev.To oppose with an equal force.
counterchargev.To accuse in return.
counterfeitadj.Made to resemble something else.
counterpartn.Something taken with another for the completion of either.
countervailv.To offset.
counting-housen.A house or office used for transacting business, bookkeeping, correspondence, etc.
countrymann.A rustic.
coursen.Line of motion or direction.
coursern.A fleet and spirited horse.
courtesyn.Politeness originating in kindness and exercised habitually.
covenantn.An agreement entered into by two or more persons or parties.
covertadj.Concealed, especially for an evil purpose.
coveyn.A flock of quails or partridges.
cowerv.To crouch down tremblingly, as through fear or shame.
coxswainn.One who steers a rowboat, or one who has charge of a ship's boat and its crew under an officer.
cragn.A rugged, rocky projection on a cliff or ledge.
craniumn.The skull of an animal, especially that part enclosing the brain.
crassadj.Coarse or thick in nature or structure, as opposed to thin or fine.
cravingn.A vehement desire.
creakn.A sharp, harsh, squeaking sound.
creameryn.A butter-making establishment.
creamyadj.Resembling or containing cream.
credulousadj.Easily deceived.
creedn.A formal summary of fundamental points of religious belief.
crematoryadj.A place for cremating dead bodies.
crevassen.A deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier.
crevicen.A small fissure, as between two contiguous surfaces.
criterionn.A standard by which to determine the correctness of a judgment or conclusion.
critiquen.A criticism or critical review.
crockeryn.Earthenware made from baked clay.
cruciblen.A trying and purifying test or agency.
crusaden.Any concerted movement, vigorously prosecuted, in behalf of an idea or principle.
crustaceanadj.Pertaining to a division of arthropods, containing lobsters, crabs, crawfish, etc.
crustaceousadj.Having a crust-like shell.
cryptogramn.Anything written in characters that are secret or so arranged as to have hidden meaning.
crystallizev.To bring together or give fixed shape to.
cudgeln.A short thick stick used as a club.
culinaryadj.Of or pertaining to cooking or the kitchen.
cullv.To pick or sort out from the rest.
culpritn.A guilty person.
culvertn.Any artificial covered channel for the passage of water through a bank or under a road, canal.
curableadj.Capable of being remedied or corrected.
curatorn.A person having charge as of a library or museum.
curion.A piece of bric-a-brac.
cursiveadj.Writing in which the letters are joined together.
cursoryadj.Rapid and superficial.
curtadj.Concise, compressed, and abrupt in act or expression.
curtailv.To cut off or cut short.
curtsyn.A downward movement of the body by bending the knees.
cycloidadj.Like a circle.
cygnetn.A young swan.
cynicaladj.Exhibiting moral skepticism.
cynicismn.Contempt for the opinions of others and of what others value.
cynosuren.That to which general interest or attention is directed.
Darwinismn.The doctrine that natural selection has been the prime cause of evolution of higher forms.
dastardn.A base coward.
datumn.A premise, starting-point, or given fact.
day-mann.A day-laborer.
dead-heatn.A race in which two or more competitors come out even, and there is no winner.
dearthn.Scarcity, as of something customary, essential,or desirable.
death's-headn.A human skull as a symbol of death.
debasev.To lower in character or virtue.
debatableadj.Subject to contention or dispute.
debonairadj.Having gentle or courteous bearing or manner.
debutn.A first appearance in society or on the stage.
decagonn.A figure with ten sides and ten angles.
decagramn.A weight of 10 grams.
decalitern.A liquid and dry measure of 10 liters.
decaloguen.The ten commandments.
Decameronn.A volume consisting of ten parts or books.
decametern.A length of ten meters.
decampv.To leave suddenly or unexpectedly.
decapitatev.To behead.
decapodadj.Ten-footed or ten-armed.
decasyllablen.A line of ten syllables.
deceivev.To mislead by or as by falsehood.
decencyn.Moral fitness.
decentadj.Characterized by propriety of conduct, speech, manners, or dress.
deciduousadj.Falling off at maturity as petals after flowering, fruit when ripe, etc.
decimaladj.Founded on the number 10.
decimatev.To destroy a measurable or large proportion of.
decipherv.To find out the true words or meaning of, as something hardly legible.
decisive ad. Conclusive.
declamationn.A speech recited or intended for recitation from memory in public.
declamatoryadj.A full and formal style of utterance.
declarativeadj.Containing a formal, positive, or explicit statement or affirmation.
declensionn.The change of endings in nouns andadj.to express their different relations of gender.
decoratev.To embellish.
decorousadj.Suitable for the occasion or circumstances.
decoyn.Anything that allures, or is intended to allures into danger or temptation.
decrepitadj.Enfeebled, as by old age or some chronic infirmity.
dedicationn.The voluntary consecration or relinquishment of something to an end or cause.
deducev.To derive or draw as a conclusion by reasoning from given premises or principles.
defacev.To mar or disfigure the face or external surface of.
defalcatev.To cut off or take away, as a part of something.
defamationn.Malicious and groundless injury done to the reputation or good name of another.
defamev.To slander.
defaultn.The neglect or omission of a legal requirement.
defendantn.A person against whom a suit is brought.
defensibleadj.Capable of being maintained or justified.
defensiveadj.Carried on in resistance to aggression.
deferv.To delay or put off to some other time.
deferencen.Respectful submission or yielding, as to another's opinion, wishes, or judgment.
defiantadj.Characterized by bold or insolent opposition.
deficiencyn.Lack or insufficiency.
deficientadj.Not having an adequate or proper supply or amount.
definiteadj.Having an exact signification or positive meaning.
deflectv.To cause to turn aside or downward.
deforestv.To clear of forests.
deformv.To disfigure.
deformityn.A disfigurement.
defraudv.To deprive of something dishonestly.
defrayv.To make payment for.
degeneracyn.A becoming worse.
degeneratev.To become worse or inferior.
degradationn.Diminution, as of strength or magnitude.
degradev.To take away honors or position from.
dehydratev.To deprive of water.
deifyv.To regard or worship as a god.
deignv.To deem worthy of notice or account.
deistn.One who believes in God, but denies supernatural revelation.
deityn.A god, goddess, or divine person.
dejectv.To dishearten.
delectableadj.Delightful to the taste or to the senses.
deleteriousadj.Hurtful, morally or physically.
delicacyn.That which is agreeable to a fine taste.
delineatev.To represent by sketch or diagram.
deliquescev.To dissolve gradually and become liquid by absorption of moisture from the air.
deludev.To mislead the mind or judgment of.
delugev.To overwhelm with a flood of water.
delusionn.Mistaken conviction, especially when more or less enduring.
demagnetizev.To deprive (a magnet) of magnetism.
demagoguen.An unprincipled politician.
demeritn.A mark for failure or bad conduct.
demobilizev.To disband, as troops.
demolishv.To annihilate.
demonstrableadj.Capable of positive proof.
demonstratev.To prove indubitably.
demonstrativeadj.Inclined to strong exhibition or expression of feeling or thoughts.
demonstratorn.One who proves in a convincing and conclusive manner.
demulcentn.Any application soothing to an irritable surface
demurragen.the detention of a vessel beyond the specified time of sailing.
dendroidadj.Like a tree.
dendrologyn.The natural history of trees.
denominatev.To give a name or epithet to.
denominationn.A body of Christians united by a common faith and form of worship and discipline.
denominatorn.Part of a fraction which expresses the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided.
denotev.To designate by word or mark.
denouementn.That part of a play or story in which the mystery is cleared up.
denouncev.To point out or publicly accuse as deserving of punishment, censure, or odium.
dentifricen.Any preparation used for cleaning the teeth.
denudev.To strip the covering from.
denunciationn.The act of declaring an action or person worthy of reprobation or punishment.
depletev.To reduce or lessen, as by use, exhaustion, or waste.
deplorev.To regard with grief or sorrow.
deponentadj.Laying down.
depopulatev.To remove the inhabitants from.
deportv.To take or send away forcibly, as to a penal colony.
depositionn.Testimony legally taken on interrogatories and reduced to writing, for use as evidence in court.
depositorn.One who makes a deposit, or has an amount deposited.
depositoryn.A place where anything is kept in safety.
depravev.To render bad, especially morally bad.
deprecatev.To express disapproval or regret for, with hope for the opposite.
depreciatev.To lessen the worth of.
depreciationn.A lowering in value or an underrating in worth.
depressv.To press down.
depressionn.A falling of the spirits.
derelictadj.Neglectful of obligation.
deridev.To ridicule.
derisibleadj.Open to ridicule.
derivationn.That process by which a word is traced from its original root or primitive form and meaning.
derivativeadj.Coming or acquired from some origin.
derivev.To deduce, as from a premise.
dermatologyn.The branch of medical science which relates to the skin and its diseases.
derrickn.An apparatus for hoisting and swinging great weights.
descendantn.One who is descended lineally from another, as a child, grandchild, etc.
descendentadj.Proceeding downward.
descentn.The act of moving or going downward.
descryv.To discern.
desertv.To abandon without regard to the welfare of the abandoned
desiccantn.Any remedy which, when applied externally, dries up or absorbs moisture, as that of wounds.
designatev.To select or appoint, as by authority.
desistv.To cease from action.
despairn.Utter hopelessness and despondency.
desperadon.One without regard for law or life.
desperateadj.Resorted to in a last extremity, or as if prompted by utter despair.
despite prep. In spite of.
despondv.To lose spirit, courage, or hope.
despotn.An absolute and irresponsible monarch.
despotismn.Any severe and strict rule in which the judgment of the governed has little or no part.
desultoryadj.Not connected with what precedes.
deterv.To frighten away.
deterioratev.To grow worse.
determinateadj.Definitely limited or fixed.
determinationn.The act of deciding.
deterrentadj.Hindering from action through fear.
detestv.To dislike or hate with intensity.
detractv.To take away in such manner as to lessen value or estimation.
detrimentn.Something that causes damage, depreciation, or loss.
detrudev.To push down forcibly.
deviatev.To take a different course.
devilryn.Malicious mischief.
deviltryn.Wanton and malicious mischief.
deviousadj.Out of the common or regular track.
devisev.To invent.
dexterityn.Readiness, precision, efficiency, and ease in any physical activity or in any mechanical work.
diabolicadj.Characteristic of the devil.
diacriticaladj.Marking a difference.
diagnosev.To distinguish, as a disease, by its characteristic phenomena.
diagnosisn.Determination of the distinctive nature of a disease.
dialectn.Forms of speech collectively that are peculiar to the people of a particular district.
dialecticiann.A logician.
dialoguen.A formal conversation in which two or more take part.
diatomicadj.Containing only two atoms.
diatriben.A bitter or malicious criticism.
dictumn.A positive utterance.
didacticadj.Pertaining to teaching.
differencen.Dissimilarity in any respect.
differentian.Any essential characteristic of a species by reason of which it differs from other species.
differentiatev.To acquire a distinct and separate character.
diffidentadj.Affected or possessed with self-distrust.
diffusibleadj.Spreading rapidly through the system and acting quickly.
dignitaryn.One who holds high rank.
digraphn.A union of two characters representing a single sound.
digressv.To turn aside from the main subject and for a time dwell on some incidental matter.
dilapidated pa. Fallen into decay or partial ruin.
dilatev.To enlarge in all directions.
dilatoryadj.Tending to cause delay.
dilemman.A situation in which a choice between opposing modes of conduct is necessary.
dilettanten.A superficial amateur.
diligencen.Careful and persevering effort to accomplish what is undertaken.
dilutev.To make more fluid or less concentrated by admixture with something.
diphthongn.The sound produced by combining two vowels in to a single syllable or running together the sounds.
diplomacyn.Tact, shrewdness, or skill in conducting any kind of negotiations or in social matters.
diplomatn.A representative of one sovereign state at the capital or court of another.
diplomaticadj.Characterized by special tact in negotiations.
diplomatistn.One remarkable for tact and shrewd management.
disagreev.To be opposite in opinion.
disallowv.To withhold permission or sanction.
disappearv.To cease to exist, either actually or for the time being.
disappointv.To fail to fulfill the expectation, hope, wish, or desire of.
disapprovev.To regard with blame.
disarmv.To deprive of weapons.
disarrangev.To throw out of order.
disavowv.To disclaim responsibility for.
disbelievern.One who refuses to believe.
disburdenv.To disencumber.
disbursev.To pay out or expend, as money from a fund.
discardv.To reject.
disciplen.One who believes the teaching of another, or who adopts and follows some doctrine.
disciplinaryadj.Having the nature of systematic training or subjection to authority.
disciplinev.To train to obedience.
disclaimv.To disavow any claim to, connection with, or responsibility to.
discolorv.To stain.
discomfitv.To put to confusion.
discomfortn.The state of being positively uncomfortable.
disconnectv.To undo or dissolve the connection or association of.
discontinuancen.Interruption or intermission.
discordn.Absence of harmoniousness.
discountenancev.To look upon with disfavor.
discoverv.To get first sight or knowledge of, as something previously unknown or unperceived.
discreditv.To injure the reputation of.
discriminatev.To draw a distinction.
discursiveadj.Passing from one subject to another.
disenfranchisev.To deprive of any right privilege or power
disengagev.To become detached.
disfigurev.To impair or injure the beauty, symmetry, or appearance of.
dishabillen.Undress or negligent attire.
disillusionv.To disenchant.
disinfectv.To remove or destroy the poison of infectious or contagious diseases.
disinfectantn.A substance used to destroy the germs of infectious diseases.
disinheritv.To deprive of an inheritance.
disjunctiveadj.Helping or serving to disconnect or separate.
dislocatev.To put out of proper place or order.
dismissaln.Displacement by authority from an office or an employment.
dismountv.To throw down, push off, or otherwise remove from a horse or the like.
disobediencen.Neglect or refusal to comply with an authoritative injunction.
disobedientadj.Neglecting or refusing to obey.
disownv.To refuse to acknowledge as one's own or as connected with oneself.
disparagev.To regard or speak of slightingly.
dispelv.To drive away by or as by scattering in different directions.
dispensationn.That which is bestowed on or appointed to one from a higher power.
displacev.To put out of the proper or accustomed place.
dispossessv.To deprive of actual occupancy, especially of real estate.
disputationn.Verbal controversy.
disqualifyv.To debar.
disquietv.To deprive of peace or tranquillity.
disregardv.To take no notice of.
disreputableadj.Dishonorable or disgraceful.
disreputen.A bad name or character.
disrobev.To unclothe.
disruptv.To burst or break asunder.
dissatisfyv.To displease.
dissectv.To cut apart or to pieces.
dissectionn.The act or operation of cutting in pieces, specifically of a plant or an animal.
dissemblev.To hide by pretending something different.
disseminatev.To sow or scatter abroad, as seed is sown.
dissensionn.Angry or violent difference of opinion.
dissentientn.One who disagrees.
disservicen.An ill turn.
disseverv.To divide.
dissipatev.To disperse or disappear.
dissipationn.The state of being dispersed or scattered.
dissolutionn.A breaking up of a union of persons.
dissolvev.To liquefy or soften, as by heat or moisture.
dissonantadj.Harsh or disagreeable in sound.
dissuadev.To change the purpose or alter the plans of by persuasion, counsel, or pleading.
dissuasionn.The act of changing the purpose of or altering the plans of through persuasion, or pleading.
disyllablen.A word of two syllables.
distempern.A disease or malady.
distendv.To stretch out or expand in every direction.
distensibleadj.Capable of being stretched out or expanded in every direction.
distillv.To extract or produce by vaporization and condensation.
distillationn.Separation of the more volatile parts of a substance from those less volatile.
distillern.One occupied in the business of distilling alcoholic liquors.
distinctionn.A note or designation of honor, officially recognizing superiority or success in studies.
distortv.To twist into an unnatural or irregular form.
distrainv.To subject a person to distress.
distrainorn.One who subjects a person to distress.
distrustn.Lack of confidence in the power, wisdom, or good intent of any person.
disunionn.Separation of relations or interests.
divergentadj.Tending in different directions.
diverseadj.Capable of various forms.
divertv.To turn from the accustomed course or a line of action already established.
divertibleadj.Able to be turned from the accustomed course or a line of action already established.
divestv.To strip, specifically of clothes, ornaments, or accouterments or disinvestment.
divinationn.The pretended forecast of future events or discovery of what is lost or hidden.
divinityn.The quality or character of being godlike.
divisibleadj.Capable of being separated into parts.
divisorn.That by which a number or quantity is divided.
divulgev.To tell or make known, as something previously private or secret.
divulgencen.A divulging.
docileadj.Easy to manage.
docketn.The registry of judgments of a court.
doen.The female of the deer.
dogman.A statement of religious faith or duty formulated by a body claiming authority.
dogmaticadj.Making statements without argument or evidence.
dogmatizev.To make positive assertions without supporting them by argument or evidence.
dolorousadj.Expressing or causing sorrow or pain.
domainn.A sphere or field of action or interest.
domesticityn.Life in or fondness for one's home and family.
domicilen.The place where one lives.
dominantadj.Conspicuously prominent.
dominatev.To influence controllingly.
dominationn.Control by the exercise of power or constituted authority.
domineerv.To rule with insolence or unnecessary annoyance.
donatev.To bestow as a gift, especially for a worthy cause.
donatorn.One who makes a donation or present.
doneen.A person to whom a donation is made.
donorn.One who makes a donation or present.
dormantadj.Being in a state of or resembling sleep.
doubletn.One of a pair of like things.
doublyadv.In twofold degree or extent.
dowryn.The property which a wife brings to her husband in marriage.
drachman.A modern and an ancient Greek coin.
dragnetn.A net to be drawn along the bottom of the water.
dragoonn.In the British army, a cavalryman.
drainagen.The means of draining collectively, as a system of conduits, trenches, pipes, etc.
dramatistn.One who writes plays.
dramatizev.To relate or represent in a dramatic or theatrical manner.
drasticadj.Acting vigorously.
droughtn.Dry weather, especially when so long continued as to cause vegetation to wither.
drowsyadj.Heavy with sleepiness.
drudgeryn.Hard and constant work in any menial or dull occupation.
ducklingn.A young duck.
ductileadj.Capable of being drawn out, as into wire or a thread.
duetn.A composition for two voices or instruments.
dunv.To make a demand or repeated demands on for payment.
duplexadj.Having two parts.
durationn.The period of time during which anything lasts.
duteousadj.Showing submission to natural superiors.
dutiableadj.Subject to a duty, especially a customs duty.
dwindlev.To diminish or become less.
dynen.The force which, applied to a mass of one gram for 1 second, would give it a velocity of 1 cm/s.
earnestadj.Ardent in spirit and speech.
earthenwaren.Anything made of clay and baked in a kiln or dried in the sun.
ebullientadj.Showing enthusiasm or exhilaration of feeling.
eclipsen.The obstruction of a heavenly body by its entering into the shadow of another body.
economizev.To spend sparingly.
ecstasyn.Rapturous excitement or exaltation.
edibleadj.Suitable to be eaten.
edictn.That which is uttered or proclaimed by authority as a rule of action.
edifyv.To build up, or strengthen, especially in morals or religion.
editorialn.An article in a periodical written by the editor and published as an official argument.
educev.To draw out.
effacev.To obliterate.
effectn.A consequence.
effectiveadj.Fit for a destined purpose.
effeminateadj.Having womanish traits or qualities.
effervescev.To bubble up.
effervescentadj.Giving off bubbles of gas.
effeteadj.Exhausted, as having performed its functions.
efficacyn.The power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it.
efficiencyn.The state of possessing adequate skill or knowledge for the performance of a duty.
efficientadj.Having and exercising the power to produce effects or results.
efflorescencen.The state of being flowery, or a flowery appearance.
efflorescentadj.Opening in flower.
effluviumn.A noxious or ill-smelling exhalation from decaying or putrefying matter.
effronteryn.Unblushing impudence.
effusev.To pour forth.
effusionn.an outpouring.
egoismn.The theory that places man's chief good in the completeness of self.
egoistn.One who advocates or practices egoism.
egotistn.One given to self-mention or who is constantly telling of his own views and experiences.
egressn.Any place of exit.
ejectv.To expel.
elapsev.To quietly terminate: said of time.
elasticityn.That property of matter by which a body tends to return to a former shape after being changed.
electrolysisn.The process of decomposing a chemical compound by the passage of an electric current.
electrotypen.A metallic copy of any surface, as a coin.
elegyn.A lyric poem lamenting the dead.
elementn.A component or essential part.
elicitv.To educe or extract gradually or without violence.
eligibleadj.Qualified for selection.
eliminatev.To separate and cast aside.
Elizabethanadj.Relating to Elizabeth, queen of England, or to her era.
elocutionn.The art of correct intonation, inflection, and gesture in public speaking or reading.
eloquentadj.Having the ability to express emotion or feeling in lofty and impassioned speech.
elucidatev.To bring out more clearly the facts concerning.
eludev.To evade the search or pursuit of by dexterity or artifice.
emaciatev.To waste away in flesh.
emanatev.To flow forth or proceed, as from some source.
emancipatev.To release from bondage.
embargon.Authoritative stoppage of foreign commerce or of any special trade.
embarkv.To make a beginning in some occupation or scheme.
embarrassv.To render flustered or agitated.
embellishv.To make beautiful or elegant by adding attractive or ornamental features.
embezzlev.To misappropriate secretly.
emblazonv.To set forth publicly or in glowing terms.
emblemn.A symbol.
embodyv.To express, formulate, or exemplify in a concrete, compact or visible form.
emboldenv.To give courage to.
embolismn.An obstruction or plugging up of an artery or other blood-vessel.
embroilv.To involve in dissension or strife.
emergev.To come into view or into existence.
emergencen.A coming into view.
emergentadj.Coming into view.
emeritusadj.Retired from active service but retained to an honorary position.
emigrantn.One who moves from one place to settle in another.
emigratev.To go from one country, state, or region for the purpose of settling or residing in another.
eminencen.An elevated position with respect to rank, place, character, condition, etc.
eminentadj.High in station, merit, or esteem.
emitv.To send or give out.
emphasisn.Any special impressiveness added to an utterance or act, or stress laid upon some word.
emphasizev.To articulate or enunciate with special impressiveness upon a word, or a group of words.
emphaticadj.Spoken with any special impressiveness laid upon an act, word, or set of words.
employeen.One who works for wages or a salary.
employern.One who uses or engages the services of other persons for pay.
emporiumn.A bazaar or shop.
empowerv.To delegate authority to.
emulatev.To imitate with intent to equal or surpass.
enactv.To make into law, as by legislative act.
enamorv.To inspire with ardent love.
encampv.To pitch tents for a resting-place.
encomiumn.A formal or discriminating expression of praise.
encompassv.To encircle.
encoren.The call for a repetition, as of some part of a play or performance.
encouragev.To inspire with courage, hope, or strength of mind.
encroachv.To invade partially or insidiously and appropriate the possessions of another.
encumberv.To impede with obstacles.
encyclicaladj.Intended for general circulation.
encyclopedian.A work containing information on subjects, or exhaustive of one subject.
endangerv.To expose to peril.
endearv.To cause to be loved.
endemicadj.Peculiar to some specified country or people.
enduev.To endow with some quality, gift, or grace, usually spiritual.
endurancen.The ability to suffer pain, distress, hardship, or stress of any kind without succumbing.
energeticadj.Working vigorously.
enervatev.To render ineffective or inoperative.
enfeeblev.To debilitate.
enfranchisev.To endow with a privilege, especially with the right to vote.
engenderv.To produce.
engravev.To cut or carve in or upon some surface.
engrossv.To occupy completely.
enhancev.To intensify.
enigman.A riddle.
enjoinv.To command.
enkindlev.To set on fire.
enlightenv.To cause to see clearly.
enlistv.To enter voluntarily the military service by formal enrollment.
ennoblev.To dignify.
enragev.To infuriate.
enrapturev.To delight extravagantly or intensely.
enshrinev.To keep sacred.
ensnarev.To entrap.
entailv.To involve; necessitate.
entanglev.To involve in difficulties, confusion, or complications.
enthrallv.To bring or hold under any overmastering influence.
enthronev.To invest with sovereign power.
enthusev.To yield to or display intense and rapturous feeling.
enthusiasticadj.Full of zeal and fervor.
entiretyn.A complete thing.
entomologyn.The branch of zoology that treats of insects.
entrailsn.pl. The internal parts of an animal.
entreatyn.An earnest request.
entreen.The act of entering.
entrenchv.To fortify or protect, as with a trench or ditch and wall.
entwinev.To interweave.
enumeratev.To name one by one.
epicn.A poem celebrating in formal verse the mythical achievements of great personages, heroes, etc.
epicuren.One who cultivates a delicate taste for eating and drinking.
Epicureanadj.Indulging, ministering, or pertaining to daintiness of appetite.
epicyclen.A circle that rolls upon the external or internal circumference of another circle.
epicycloidn.A curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle which rolls upon another circle.
epidemicn.Wide-spread occurrence of a disease in a certain region.
epidermisn.The outer skin.
epigramn.A pithy phrasing of a shrewd observation.
epiloguen.The close of a narrative or dramatic poem.
epiphanyn.Any appearance or bodily manifestation of a deity.
episoden.An incident or story in a literary work, separable from yet growing out of it.
epitaphn.An inscription on a tomb or monument in honor or in memory of the dead.
epithetn.Word used adjectivally to describe some quality or attribute of is objects, as in "Father Aeneas".
epitomen.A simplified representation.
epizooticadj.Prevailing among animals.
epochn.A interval of time, memorable for extraordinary events.
epoden.A species of lyric poems.
equalizev.To render uniform.
equanimityn.Evenness of mind or temper.
equestrianadj.Pertaining to horses or horsemanship.
equilibriumn.A state of balance.
equitableadj.Characterized by fairness.
equityn.Fairness or impartiality.
equivalentadj.Equal in value, force, meaning, or the like.
equivocatev.To use words of double meaning.
eradicatev.To destroy thoroughly.
errantadj.Roving or wandering, as in search of adventure or opportunity for gallant deeds.
eruditionn.Extensive knowledge of literature, history, language, etc.
eschewv.To keep clear of.
espyv.To keep close watch.
esquiren.A title of dignity, office, or courtesy.
essencen.That which makes a thing to be what it is.
estheticadj.Pertaining to beauty, taste, or the fine arts.
estimableadj.Worthy of respect.
estrangev.To alienate.
estuaryn.A wide lower part of a tidal river.
et cetera Latin. And so forth.
eugenicadj.Relating to the development and improvement of race.
eulogizev.To speak or write a laudation of a person's life or character.
eulogyn.A spoken or written laudation of a person's life or character.
euphemismn.A figure of speech by which a phrase less offensive is substituted.
euphoniousadj.Characterized by agreeableness of sound.
euphonyn.Agreeableness of sound.
eureka Greek. I have found it.
evadev.To avoid by artifice.
evanescev.To vanish gradually.
evangelicaladj.Seeking the conversion of sinners.
evangelistn.A preacher who goes from place to place holding services.
evertv.To turn inside out.
evictv.To dispossess pursuant to judicial decree.
evincev.To make manifest or evident.
evokev.To call or summon forth.
evolutionn.Development or growth.
evolvev.To unfold or expand.
exacerbatev.To make more sharp, severe, or virulent.
exaggeratev.To overstate.
exasperatev.To excite great anger in.
excavatev.To remove by digging or scooping out.
exceedv.To go beyond, as in measure, quality, value, action, power, skill, etc.
excelv.To be superior or distinguished.
excellencen.Possession of eminently or unusually good qualities.
excellencyn.A title of honor bestowed upon various high officials.
excellentadj.Possessing distinguished merit.
excerptn.An extract or selection from written or printed matter.
excessn.That which passes the ordinary, proper, or required limit, measure, or experience.
excitableadj.Nervously high-strung.
excitationn.Intensified emotion or action.
exclamationn.An abrupt or emphatic expression of thought or of feeling.
excludev.To shut out purposely or forcibly.
excrescencen.Any unnatural addition, outgrowth, or development.
excretionn.The getting rid of waste matter.
excruciatev.To inflict severe pain or agony upon.
excursionn.A journey.
execrationn.An accursed thing.
executorn.A person nominated by the will of another to execute the will.
exegesisn.Biblical exposition or interpretation.
exemplarn.A model, pattern, or original to be copied or imitated.
exemplaryadj.Fitted to serve as a model or example worthy of imitation.
exemplifyv.To show by example.
exemptadj.Free, clear, or released, as from some liability, or restriction affecting others.
exertv.To make an effort.
exhalev.To breathe forth.
exhaustv.To empty by draining off the contents.
exhaustibleadj.Causing or tending to cause exhaustion.
exhaustionn.Deprivation of strength or energy.
exhaustiveadj.Thorough and complete in execution.
exhilaratev.To fill with high or cheerful spirits.
exhumev.To dig out of the earth (what has been buried).
exigencyn.A critical period or condition.
existencen.Possession or continuance of being.
exitn.A way or passage out.
exodusn.A going forth or departure from a place or country, especially of many people.
exoneratev.To relieve or vindicate from accusation, imputation, or blame.
exorbitancen.Extravagance or enormity.
exorbitantadj.Going beyond usual and proper limits.
exorcisev.To cast or drive out by religious or magical means.
expandv.To increase in range or scope.
expansen.A continuous area or stretch.
expansionn.Increase of amount, size, scope, or the like.
expatriatev.To drive from one's own country.
expectv.To look forward to as certain or probable.
expectancyn.The act or state of looking forward to as certain or probable.
expectoratev.To cough up and spit forth.
expediencyn.Fitness to meet the requirements of a particular case.
expedientadj.Contributing to personal advantage.
expeditev.To hasten the movement or progress of.
expendv.To spend.
expensen.The laying out or expending or money or other resources, as time or strength.
expiatev.To make satisfaction or amends for.
explicatev.To clear from involvement.
explodev.To cause to burst in pieces by force from within.
explosionn.A sudden and violent outbreak.
explosiveadj.Pertaining to a sudden and violent outbreak.
expositionn.Formal presentation.
expositoryadj.Pertaining to a formal presentation.
expostulatev.To discuss.
exposuren.An open situation or position in relation to the sun, elements, or points of the compass.
expressiveadj.Full of meaning.
expulsionn.Forcible ejection.
extantadj.Still existing and known.
extemporaneousadj.Done or made without much or any preparation.
extemporeadv.Without studied or special preparation.
extensibleadj.Capable of being thrust out.
extensionn.A reaching or stretching out, as in space, time or scope.
extensiveadj.Extended widely in space, time, or scope.
extensorn.A muscle that causes extension.
extenuatev.To diminish the gravity or importance of.
exteriorn.That which is outside.
externaln.Anything relating or belonging to the outside.
extinctadj.Being no longer in existence.
extinguishv.To render extinct.
extolv.To praise in the highest terms.
extortv.To obtain by violence, threats, compulsion, or the subjection of another to some necessity.
extortionn.The practice of obtaining by violence or compulsion.
extraditev.To surrender the custody of.
extraditionn.The surrender by a government of a person accused of crime to the justice of another government.
extrajudicialadj.Happening out of court.
extraneousadj.Having no essential relation to a subject.
extravagancen.Undue expenditure of money.
extravagantadj.Needlessly free or lavish in expenditure.
extremistn.One who supports extreme measures or holds extreme views.
extremityn.The utmost point, side, or border, or that farthest removed from a mean position.
extrudev.To drive out or away.
exuberancen.Rich supply.
exuberantadj.Marked by great plentifulness.
fabricatev.To invent fancifully or falsely.
facetn.One of the small triangular plane surfaces of a diamond or other gem.
facialadj.Pertaining to the face.
facileadj.Not difficult to do.
facilitatev.To make more easy.
facsimilen.An exact copy or reproduction.
factionn.A number of persons combined for a common purpose.
fallacyn.Any unsound or delusive mode of reasoning, or anything based on such reasoning.
fallibleadj.Capable of erring.
fallown.Land broken up and left to become mellow or to rest.
famishv.To suffer extremity of hunger or thirst.
fanaticn.A religious zealot.
fanciern.One having a taste for or interest in special objects.
fastidiousadj.Hard to please.
fathomn.A measure of length, 6 feet.
faunn.One of a class of deities of the woods and herds represented as half human, with goats feet.
fawnn.A young deer.
feasibleadj.That may be done, performed, or effected; practicable.
federatev.To league together.
feintn.Any sham, pretense, or deceptive movement.
felicitatev.To wish joy or happiness to, especially in view of a coming event.
felicityn.A state of well-founded happiness.
felonn.A criminal or depraved person.
feloniousadj.Showing criminal or evil purpose.
felonyn.One of the highest class of offenses, and punishable with death or imprisonment.
feminineadj.Characteristic of woman or womankind.
ferneryn.A place in which ferns are grown.
ferociousadj.Of a wild, fierce, and savage nature.
ferventadj.Ardent in feeling.
fervorn.Ardor or intensity of feeling.
feten.A festival or feast.
fetusn.The young in the womb or in the egg.
feudaladj.Pertaining to the relation of lord and vassal.
feudalismn.The feudal system.
fezn.A brimless felt cap in the shape of a truncated cone, usually red with a black tassel.
fiascon.A complete or humiliating failure.
fickleadj.Unduly changeable in feeling, judgment, or purpose.
fictitiousadj.Created or formed by the imagination.
fiducialadj.Indicative of faith or trust.
fiefn.A landed estate held under feudal tenure.
filibustern.One who attempts to obstruct legislation.
finalen.Concluding performance.
finalityn.The state or quality of being final or complete.
finallyadv.At last.
financiern.One skilled in or occupied with financial affairs or operations.
fineryn.That which is used to decorate the person or dress.
finessen.Subtle contrivance used to gain a point.
fiscaladj.Pertaining to the treasury or public finances of a government.
fishmongern.One who sells fish.
fissuren.A crack or crack-like depression.
fixturen.One who or that which is expected to remain permanently in its position.
flag-officern.The captain of a flag-ship.
flagrantadj.Openly scandalous.
flamboyantadj.Characterized by extravagance and in general by want of good taste.
flatulencen.Accumulation of gas in the stomach and bowels.
flectionn.The act of bending.
fledglingn.A young bird.
flimsyadj.Thin and weak.
flippantadj.Having a light, pert, trifling disposition.
floen.A collection of tabular masses of floating polar ice.
floran.The aggregate of plants growing without cultivation in a district.
floraladj.Pertaining to flowers.
floridadj.Flushed with red.
floristn.A dealer in flowers.
fluctuatev.To pass backward and forward irregularly from one state or degree to another.
fluctuationn.Frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or degree to another.
fluen.A smoke-duct in a chimney.
fluentadj.Having a ready or easy flow of words or ideas.
fluentialadj.Pertaining to streams.
fluxn.A state of constant movement, change, or renewal.
foiblen.A personal weakness or failing.
foistv.To palm off.
foliagen.Any growth of leaves.
folion.A sheet of paper folded once, or of a size adapted to folding once.
folk-loren.The traditions, beliefs, and customs of the common people.
fondlev.To handle tenderly and lovingly.
foot-noten.A note of explanation or comment at the foot of a page or column.
foppishadj.Characteristic of one who is unduly devoted to dress and the niceties of manners.
forbearancen.Patient endurance or toleration of offenses.
forecourtn.A court opening directly from the street.
forejudgev.To judge of before hearing evidence.
forepeakn.The extreme forward part of a ship's hold, under the lowest deck.
foreshoren.That part of a shore uncovered at low tide.
forebodev.To be an omen or warning sign of, especially of evil.
forecastv.To predict.
forecastlen.That part of the upper deck of a ship forward of the after fore-shrouds.
foreclosev.To bar by judicial proceedings the equitable right of a mortgagor to redeem property.
forefathern.An ancestor.
foregov.To deny oneself the pleasure or profit of.
foregroundn.That part of a landscape or picture situated or represented as nearest the spectator.
foreheadn.The upper part of the face, between the eyes and the hair.
foreignadj.Belonging to, situated in, or derived from another country.
foreignern.A citizen of a foreign country.
foremann.The head man.
foreordainv.To predetermine.
forerunv.To go before as introducing or ushering in.
foresailn.A square sail.
foreseev.To discern beforehand.
foresightn.Provision against harm or need.
foretellv.To predict.
forfeitv.To lose possession of through failure to fulfill some obligation.
forfendv.To ward off.
forgov.To deny oneself.
formationn.Relative disposition of parts.
formidableadj.Difficult to accomplish.
formulan.Fixed rule or set form.
forswearv.To renounce upon oath.
forten.A strong point.
forthadv.Into notice or view.
forthrightadv.With directness.
fortifyv.To provide with defensive works.
fortituden.Patient courage.
foursomeadj.Consisting of four.
fracturen.A break.
fragileadj.Easily broken.
frailtyn.Liability to be broken or destroyed.
fragileadj.Capable of being broken.
frankincensen.A gum or resin which on burning yields aromatic fumes.
frayv.To fret at the edge so as to loosen or break the threads.
freemasonn.A member of an ancient secret fraternity originally confined to skilled artisans.
freethinkern.One who rejects authority or inspiration in religion.
free traden.Commerce unrestricted by tariff or customs.
frequencyn.The comparative number of any kind of occurrences within a given time or space.
frescon.The art of painting on a surface of plaster, particularly on walls and ceilings.
freshnessn.The state, quality, or degree of being fresh.
fretfuladj.Disposed to peevishness.
frightfuladj.Apt to induce terror or alarm.
frigidadj.Lacking warmth.
frigidariumn.A room kept at a low temperature for preserving fruits, meat, etc.
frivolityn.A trifling act, thought, saying, or practice.
frizzv.To give a crinkled, fluffy appearance to.
frizzlev.To cause to crinkle or curl, as the hair.
frontiern.The part of a nation's territory that abuts upon another country.
frowzyadj.Slovenly in appearance.
fulcrumn.The support on or against which a lever rests, or the point about which it turns.
fulminatev.To cause to explode.
fulsomeadj.Offensive from excess of praise or commendation.
fumigatev.To subject to the action of smoke or fumes, especially for disinfection.
functionaryn.An official.
fungibleadj.That may be measured, counted, or weighed.
fungusn.A plant destitute of chlorophyll, as a mushroom.
furbishv.To restore brightness or beauty to.
furlongn.A measure, one-eighth of a mile.
furloughn.A temporary absence of a soldier or sailor by permission of the commanding officer.
furriern.A dealer in or maker of fur goods.
furtheradj.More distant or advanced.
furtiveadj.Stealthy or sly, like the actions of a thief.
fusev.To unite or blend as by melting together.
fusibleadj.Capable of being melted by heat.
futileadj.Of no avail or effect.
futuristn.A person of expectant temperament.
gaugen.An instrument for measuring.
gaitn.Carriage of the body in going.
gallantadj.Possessing a brave or chivalrous spirit.
galvanicadj.Pertaining or relating to electricity produced by chemical action.
galvanismn.Current electricity, especially that arising from chemical action.
galvanizev.To imbue with life or animation.
gamblev.To risk money or other possession on an event, chance, or contingency.
gamboln.Playful leaping or frisking.
gamestern.A gambler.
gamutn.The whole range or sequence.
garnishv.In cookery, to surround with additions for embellishment.
garrisonn.The military force stationed in a fort, town, or other place for its defense.
garrotev.To execute by strangling.
garrulousadj.Given to constant trivial talking.
gaseousadj.Light and unsubstantial.
gastricadj.Of, pertaining to, or near the stomach.
gastritisn.Inflammation of the stomach.
gastronomyn.The art of preparing and serving appetizing food.
gendarmen.In continental Europe, particularly in France, a uniformed and armed police officer.
genealogyn.A list, in the order of succession, of ancestors and their descendants.
genealogistn.A tracer of pedigrees.
generalityn.The principal portion.
generalizev.To draw general inferences.

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