English dictionary


efface |ɪˈfeɪs| — remove completely from recognition or memory

effacement |ɪˈfeɪsmənt| — shortening of the uterine cervix and thinning of its walls as it is dilated during labor

effect |ɪˈfekt| — a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

effected |ɪˈfektɪd| — settled securely and unconditionally

effective |ɪˈfektɪv| — able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively

effectively |ɪˈfektɪvli| — in an effective manner

effectiveness |ɪˌfekˈtɪvɪti| — power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect

effectual |ɪˈfektʃuəl| — having legal efficacy or force

effectuate |ɪˈfektʃueɪt| — produce

effectuation |ɪˌfektjʊˈeɪʃən| — the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect

effeminacy |ɪˈfemɪnəsi| — the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)

effeminate |ɪˈfemɪnət| — having unsuitable feminine qualities

effendi |eˈfendi| — a former Turkish term of respect; especially for government officials

efferent |ˈefərənt| — a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands

effervesce |ˌefərˈves| — become bubbly or frothy or foaming

effervescence |ˌefərˈvesns| — the process of bubbling as gas escapes

effervescent |ˌefərˈvesnt| — marked by high spirits or excitement

effete |ɪˈfiːt| — affected, overrefined, and effeminate

efficacious |ˌefɪˈkeɪʃəs| — marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect

efficacy |ˈefɪkəsi| — capacity or power to produce a desired effect

efficiency |ɪˈfɪʃnsi| — the ratio of the output to the input of any system

efficient |ɪˈfɪʃnt| — able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively

efficiently |ɪˈfɪʃntli| — with efficiency; in an efficient manner

effigy |ˈefɪdʒi| — a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)

effloresce |ˌefləˈres| — come into or as if into flower

efflorescence |ˌefləˈresns| — the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

effluence |ˈefluːəns| — the process of flowing out

effluent |ˈefluənt| — water mixed with waste matter

effluvium |ɪˈfluːviːəm| — a foul-smelling outflow or vapor (especially a gaseous waste)

efflux |eˈfləks| — the process of flowing out

effort |ˈefərt| — earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

effortless |ˈefərtləs| — not showing effort or strain

effortlessly |ˈefərtləsli| — without effort or apparent effort

effrontery |ɪˈfrʌntəri| — audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to

effulgence |ɪˈfʌldʒəns| — the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

effulgent |ɪˈfʌldʒənt| — radiating or as if radiating light

effuse |əˈrjuːz| — pour out

effusion |ɪˈfjuːʒn| — an unrestrained expression of emotion

effusive |ɪˈfjuːsɪv| — uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm

effusively |əˈfjuːsɪvli| — in an effusive manner

eft |eft| — a newt in its terrestrial stage of development