English dictionary


era |ˈɪrə| — a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event

eradiate |ɪˈreɪdiːˌeɪt| — (botany) Said of several types of capitulum that do not have petal-like florets.

eradiation |ɪˌreɪdiːˈeɪʃən| — emission of radiance in all directions

eradicate |ɪˈrædɪkeɪt| — kill in large numbers

eradication |ɪˌrædɪˈkeɪʃn| — the complete destruction of every trace of something

eradicative  — Tending or serving to eradicate; curing or destroying thoroughly, as a disease or any evil.

erase |ɪˈreɪs| — remove from memory or existence

eraser |ɪˈreɪsər| — an implement used to erase something

erasure |ɪˈreɪʒər| — a correction made by erasing

erbium |ˈɜːrbɪəm| — a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium

ere |er| — (obsolete) At an earlier time. [10th-17th c.]

Erebus |ˈerəbəs| — (Greek mythology) Greek god of darkness who dwelt in the underworld; son of Chaos; brother of Nox; father of Aether and Day

erect |ɪˈrekt| — construct, build, or erect

erectile |ɪˈrektaɪl| — capable of being raised to an upright position

erection |ɪˈrekʃn| — an erect penis

erectly |ɪˈrektlɪ| — in a straight-backed manner

erector |əˈrektər| — A person who, or a device which erects.

erelong |erˈlɔːŋ| — (archaic) Before long, soon.

eremite |ˈerɪmaɪt| — a Christian recluse

eremitic |ˌerɪˈmɪtɪk| — characterized by ascetic solitude

eremitical |ˌerɪˈmɪtɪkəl| — characterized by ascetic solitude

erethism |ˈerəˌθɪzəm| — an abnormally high degree of irritability or sensitivity to stimulation of an organ or body part

erf |ɜːrf| — Inheritance; patrimony.

erg |ɜːrɡ| — a cgs unit of work or energy; the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter

ergo |ˈɜːrɡəʊ| — (used as a sentence connector) therefore or consequently

ergonomic |ˌɜːrɡəˈnɑːmɪk| — of or relating to ergonomics

ergonomics |ˌɜːrɡəˈnɑːmɪks| — the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments

ergot |ˈɜːɡət| — a plant disease caused by the ergot fungus

ergotism |ˈərɡəˌtɪzəm| — poisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products; characterized by thirst and diarrhea and nausea and cramping and vomiting and abnormal cardiac rhythms; in severe cases it can cause seizures and gangrene of the limbs

erica |ˈerəkə| — any plant of the genus Erica

Erin |ˈerən| — an early name of Ireland that is now used in poetry

erinaceous  — Of, pertaining to, or resembling a hedgehog.

eristic |əˈrɪstɪk| — a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy

Eritrean |ˌerəˈtriːən| — a native or inhabitant of Eritrea

ermine |ˈɜːrmɪn| — the expensive white fur of the ermine

ern |ɜːn| — bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland

erne |ərn| — bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland

erode |ɪˈrəʊd| — become ground down or deteriorate

eroded |ɪˈrəʊdɪd| — worn away as by water or ice or wind

eroding |ɪˈrəʊdɪŋ| — (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

erogenous |ɪˈrɒdʒənəs| — sensitive to sexual stimulation

Eros |ˈɪrɑːs| — (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid

erosion |ɪˈrəʊʒn| — (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

erosive |ɪˈrəʊsɪv| — wearing away by friction

erotic |ɪˈrɑːtɪk| — an erotic person

eroticism |ɪˈrɑːtɪsɪzəm| — a state of anticipation of sexuality

erotism |ˈerətɪz(ə)m| — a state of anticipation of sexuality

err |er| — to make a mistake or be incorrect

errancy |ˈɜːrənsiː| — (Christianity) holding views that disagree with accepted doctrine; especially disagreement with papal infallibility

errand |ˈerənd| — a short trip that is taken in the performance of a necessary task or mission

errand-boy |ˈerəndbɔɪ| — A male employed to run errands.

errant |ˈerənt| — straying from the right course or from accepted standards

errantry |ˈerəntriː| — The state of roving in search of chivalrous adventure

errata |eˈrɑːtə| — An added page in a printed work where errors which are discovered after printing and their corrections are listed; corrigenda.

erratic |ɪˈrætɪk| — liable to sudden unpredictable change

erratum |eˈrɑːtəm| — a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind

erring |ˈɜːrɪŋ| — capable of making an error

erroneous |ɪˈrəʊnɪəs| — containing or characterized by error

erroneously |ɪˈrəʊnɪəslɪ| — in a mistaken or erroneous manner

error |ˈerər| — a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

ersatz |ˈersɑːts| — an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation

Erse |ɜːrs| — any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland

erst |ərst| — at a previous time

erstwhile |ˈɜːrstwaɪl| — at a previous time

erubescent |ˌerʊˈbesənt| — red or reddish; blushing

eruct  — eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical

eructate |ɪˈrʌkteɪt| — To burp; to belch.

eructation |ˌiːrʌkˈteɪʃən| — (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)

erudite |ˈerʊdaɪt| — having or showing profound knowledge

erudition |ˌerʊˈdɪʃn| — profound scholarly knowledge

erupt |ɪˈrʌpt| — start abruptly

eruption |ɪˈrʌpʃn| — the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material

eruptive |ɪˈrʌptɪv| — actively spewing out lava

erysipelas |ˌerəˈsɪpələs| — an acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes

erythema |ˌerəˈθiːmə| — abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)

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