English dictionary


ex |eks| — a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband

ex-serviceman |ˌeks ˈsɜːrvɪsmən| — a person who has served in the armed forces

exacerbate |ɪɡˈzæsərbeɪt| — make worse

exacerbation |ɪgˌzæsərˈbeɪʃən| — action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse

exact |ɪɡˈzækt| — claim as due or just

exacting |ɪɡˈzæktɪŋ| — severe and unremitting in making demands

exaction |ɪɡˈzækʃn| — act of demanding or levying by force or authority

exactitude |ɪgˈzæktəˌtuːd| — the quality of being exact

exactly |ɪɡˈzæktli| — indicating exactness or preciseness

exactness |ɪɡˈzæktnəs| — the quality of being exact

exaggerate |ɪɡˈzædʒəreɪt| — to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

exaggerated |ɪgˈzædʒəˌretəd| — represented as greater than is true or reasonable

exaggeratedly |exaɡɡeratedlei| — in an exaggerated manner

exaggeration |ɪɡˌzædʒəˈreɪʃn| — extravagant exaggeration

exalt |ɪɡˈzɔːlt| — praise, glorify, or honor

exaltation |ˌeɡzɔːlˈteɪʃn| — a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion

exalted |ɪɡˈzɔːltɪd| — of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

exam |ɪɡˈzæm| — a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge

examination |ɪɡˌzæməˈneɪʃən| — the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

examine |ɪɡˈzæmɪn| — consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

examinee |ɪgˌzæmɪˈniː| — someone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)

examiner |ɪɡˈzæmɪnər| — someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications

example |ɪɡˈzæmpl| — an item of information that is typical of a class or group

exanimate |ekˈsanəmət| — deprived of life; no longer living

exanthema |ˌeɡzænˈθiːmə| — eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease

exarch |ˈeksɑːrk| — a bishop in one of several Eastern Orthodox Churches in North America

exarchate |ˈeksɑːrkeɪt| — a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church

exasperate |ɪɡˈzæspəreɪt| — exasperate or irritate

exasperating |ɪɡˈzæspəreɪtɪŋ| — extremely annoying or displeasing

exasperation |ɪɡˌzæspəˈreɪʃn| — an exasperated feeling of annoyance

excavate |ˈekskəveɪt| — recover through digging

excavation |ˌekskəˈveɪʃn| — the act of digging

excavator |ˈekskəveɪtər| — a workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying

exceed |ɪkˈsiːd| — be greater in scope or size than some standard

exceeding |ɪkˈsiːdɪŋ| — far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

exceedingly |ɪkˈsiːdɪŋli| — to an extreme degree

excel |ɪkˈsel| — distinguish oneself

excellence |ˈeksələns| — the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree

excellency |ˈeksələnsi| — a title used to address dignitaries (such as ambassadors or governors); usually preceded by `Your' or `His' or `Her'

excellent |ˈeksələnt| — very good; of the highest quality

excelsior |ɪkˈselsiər| — thin curly wood shavings used for packing or stuffing

except |ɪkˈsept| — take exception to

exception |ɪkˈsepʃn| — a deliberate act of omission

exceptionable |ɪkˈsepʃnəbəl| — liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to

exceptional |ɪkˈsepʃənl| — far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree

exceptionally |ɪkˈsepʃənəli| — to an exceptional degree

excerpt |ˈeksɜːrpt| — a passage selected from a larger work

excerption |ekˈsɜːpʃən| — a passage selected from a larger work

excess |ɪkˈses| — a quantity much larger than is needed

excessive |ɪkˈsesɪv| — beyond normal limits

excessively |ɪkˈsesɪvli| — to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits

exchange |ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ| — chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another

exchangeable |ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒəbəl| — capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability

exchanger |ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒər| — one whose business is to exchange the money of one country for that of another country

exchequer |ɪksˈtʃekər| — the funds of a government or institution or individual

excise |ˈeksaɪz| — a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)

exciseman |ˈeksaɪsmən| — someone who collects taxes for the government

excision |ɪkˈsɪʒn| — the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

excitability |ɪkˌsaɪtəˈbɪlɪti| — excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part

excitable |ɪkˈsaɪtəbl| — capable of responding to stimuli

excitant |ɪkˈsaɪtnt| — a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process

excitation |ˌeksaɪˈteɪʃən| — the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

excitative |ɪkˈsaɪtətɪv| — (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate

excitatory |ɪkˈsaɪtətɔːriː| — (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate

excite |ɪkˈsaɪt| — arouse or elicit a feeling

excited |ɪkˈsaɪtɪd| — (of persons) excessively affected by emotion

excitedly |ɪkˈsaɪtɪdli| — with excitement; in an excited manner

excitement |ɪkˈsaɪtmənt| — the feeling of lively and cheerful joy

exciting |ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ| — stimulating interest and discussion

exclaim |ɪkˈskleɪm| — utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy

exclamation |ˌekskləˈmeɪʃn| — an abrupt excited utterance

exclamatory |ɪkˈsklæmətɔːri| — sudden and strong

exclude |ɪkˈskluːd| — prevent from being included or considered or accepted

exclusion |ɪkˈskluːʒn| — the state of being excluded

exclusive |ɪkˈskluːsɪv| — a news report that is reported first by one news organization

exclusively |ɪkˈskluːsɪvli| — without any others being included or involved

exclusiveness |ɪkˈskluːsɪv| — tendency to associate with only a select group

excogitate |eksˈkɒdʒɪteɪt| — come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

excogitation |ˌeksˌkɒdʒɪˈteɪʃən| — thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it

excommunicate |ˌekskəˈmjuːnɪkeɪt| — exclude from a church or a religious community

excommunication |ˌekskəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃn| — the state of being excommunicated

excoriate |ˌeksˈkɔːrieɪt| — express strong disapproval of

excoriation |ekˈskɔːriˌeʃən| — an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

excrement |ˈekskrɪmənt| — waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body

excrescence |ɪkˈskresns| — something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

excrescent |ˌikˈskres(ə)nt| — forming an outgrowth (usually an excessive outgrowth)

excreta |ɪkˈskriːtə| — waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body

excrete |ɪkˈskriːt| — eliminate from the body

excretion |ɪkˈskriːʃn| — the bodily process of discharging waste matter

excretory |ˈekskrətɔːri| — of or relating to the process of excretion

excruciate |ɪkˈskruːʃiːˌeɪt| — torment emotionally or mentally

excruciating |ɪkˈskruːʃieɪtɪŋ| — extremely painful

excruciation |ɪkˌskruːʃiːˈeɪʃən| — a state of acute pain

exculpate |ˈekskʌlpeɪt| — pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

exculpation |ˌekskʌlˈpeɪʃən| — a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.

exculpatory |ˌekˈskəlpəˌtɔːri| — clearing of guilt or blame

excursion |ɪkˈskɜːrʒn| — a journey taken for pleasure

excursionist |ɪkˈskɝːʃənɪst| — a tourist who is visiting sights of interest

excursive |ikˈskərsiv| — (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects

excursus |ekˈskərsəs| — a message that departs from the main subject

excusable |ɪkˈskjuːzəbl| — easily excused or forgiven

excusatory |ɪkˈskjuːzəˌtɔːriː| — offering or expressing apology

excuse |ɪkˈskjuːs| — a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.

excused |ɪkˈskjuːzd| — granted exemption

exec |ɪɡˈzek| — the chief executive department of the United States government

execrable |ˈeksɪkrəbl| — of very poor quality or condition

execrate |ˈeksɪkreɪt| — find repugnant

execration |ˌeksɪˈkreɪʃən| — hate coupled with disgust

executable |ɪɡˈzekjətəbl| — capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

executant |iɡˈzekyədənt| — a performer (usually of musical works)

execute |ˈeksɪkjuːt| — kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment

executed |ˈeksəˌkjuːtəd| — put to death as punishment

execution |ˌeksɪˈkjuːʃn| — putting a condemned person to death

executioner |ˌeksɪˈkjuːʃənər| — an official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant

executive |ɪɡˈzekjətɪv| — a person responsible for the administration of a business

executor |ɪɡˈzekjətər| — a person appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of the will

executrix |iɡˈzekyəˌtriks| — a woman executor

exegesis |ˌeksɪˈdʒiːsɪs| — an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)

exegete |ˈeksɪˌdʒiːt| — a person skilled in exegesis (especially of religious texts)

exegetical  — relating to exegesis

exemplar |ɪɡˈzemplɑːr| — something to be imitated

exemplary |ɪɡˈzempləri| — worthy of imitation

exemplification |ɪgˌzemplɪfɪˈkeɪʃən| — showing by example

exemplify |ɪɡˈzemplɪfaɪ| — be characteristic of

exempt |ɪɡˈzempt| — grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to

exemption |ɪɡˈzempʃn| — immunity from an obligation or duty

exercise |ˈeksərsaɪz| — the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit

exerciser |ˈeksərˌsaɪzər| — sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises

exert |ɪɡˈzɜːrt| — put to use

exertion |ɪɡˈzɜːrʃn| — use of physical or mental energy; hard work

exfoliate |eksˈfoʊlieɪt| — spread by opening the leaves of

exfoliation |eksˈfoʊlieɪʃən| — the peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin

exhalation |ˌekshəˈleɪʃn| — exhaled breath

exhale |eksˈheɪl| — expel air

exhaust |ɪɡˈzɔːst| — gases ejected from an engine as waste products

exhausted |ɪɡˈzɔːstɪd| — drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted

exhaustible |ɪɡˈzɔːstəbl| — capable of being used up; capable of being exhausted

exhausting |ɪɡˈzɔːstɪŋ| — having a debilitating effect

exhaustion |ɪɡˈzɔːstʃən| — extreme fatigue

exhaustive |ɪɡˈzɔːstɪv| — performed comprehensively and completely; not superficial or partial

exhibit |ɪɡˈzɪbɪt| — an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence

exhibition |ˌeksɪˈbɪʃn| — the act of exhibiting

exhibitioner |ˌeksɪˈbɪʃnər| — someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see

exhibitionism |ˌeksɪˈbɪʃənɪzəm| — extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself

exhibitionist |ˌeksɪˈbɪʃənɪst| — someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals

exhibitor |ɪɡˈzɪbɪtər| — someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see

exhilarate |ɪɡˈzɪləreɪt| — fill with sublime emotion

exhilarated |ɪgˈzɪləˌretəd| — made joyful

exhilarating |ɪɡˈzɪləreɪtɪŋ| — making lively and cheerful

exhilaration |ɪɡˌzɪləˈreɪʃn| — the feeling of lively and cheerful joy

exhort |ɪɡˈzɔːrt| — spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

exhortation |ˌeɡzɔːrˈteɪʃn| — a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action

exhortative |ɪɡˈzɔːrtətɪv| — giving strong encouragement

exhortatory  — giving strong encouragement

exhumation |ˌekshjuːˈmeɪʃn| — the act of digging something up out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried

exhume |ɪɡˈzuːm| — dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies

exigency |ˈeksɪdʒənsi| — a pressing or urgent situation

exigent |ˈekzəjənt| — demanding attention

exiguity |ˌeksəˈɡjuːɪtiː| — the quality of being meager

exiguous |eɡˈzɪɡjuəs| — extremely scanty

exile |ˈeksaɪl| — a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country

exist |ɪɡˈzɪst| — have an existence, be extant

existence |ɪɡˈzɪstəns| — the state or fact of existing

existent |ɪɡˈzɪstənt| — having existence or being or actuality

existential |ˌeɡzɪˈstenʃəl| — derived from experience or the experience of existence

existentialism |ˌeɡzɪˈstenʃəlɪzəm| — (philosophy) a 20th-century philosophical movement chiefly in Europe; assumes that people are entirely free and thus responsible for what they make of themselves

existing |ɪɡˈzɪstɪŋ| — presently existing

exit |ˈeksɪt| — an opening that permits escape or release

exodus |ˈeksədəs| — a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment

exogamy |ekˈsɑːɡəmi| — marriage to a person belonging to a tribe or group other than your own as required by custom or law

exogenous |ekˈsɑːdʒənəs| — derived or originating externally

exonerate |ɪɡˈzɑːnəreɪt| — pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

exonerated |ɪgˈzɑːnəˌretəd| — freed from any question of guilt

exoneration |ɪɡˌzɑːnəˈreɪʃn| — the condition of being relieved from blame or obligation

exonerative |ɪɡˈzɒnərətɪv| — providing absolution

exorbitance |ɪgˈzɔːrbɪtəns| — excessive excess

exorbitant |ɪɡˈzɔːrbɪtənt| — greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

exorcise |ˈeksɔːrsaɪz| — expel through adjuration or prayers

exorciser  — someone who practices exorcism

exorcism |ˈeksɔːrsɪzəm| — freeing from evil spirits

exorcist |ˈeksərsəst| — one of the minor orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church

exorcize |ˈeksɔːrsaɪz| — expel through adjuration or prayers

exordium |ɪɡˈzɔːrdiːəm| — (rhetoric) the introductory section of an oration or discourse

exoteric |ˌeksəˈterik| — suitable for the general public

exothermal |ˌeksəʊˈθɜːməl| — (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the liberation of heat

exothermic |ˌeksoʊˈθɜːrmɪk| — (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the liberation of heat

exotic |ɪɡˈzɑːtɪk| — being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world

expand |ɪkˈspænd| — extend in one or more directions

expanded |ikˈspandəd| — increased in extent or size or bulk or scope

expanse |ɪkˈspæns| — a wide scope

expansible |ɪkˈspænsʌbəl| — able to expand or be expanded

expansion |ɪkˈspænʃn| — the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

expansionism |ɪkˈspænʃənɪzəm| — the doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country

expansionist |ɪkˈspænʃənɪst| — of or involving or guided by expansionism

expansive |ɪkˈspænsɪv| — of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope

expansivity |ˌɪkspænˈsɪvɪti| — the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure

expat |ˌeksˈpat| — a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country

expatiate |ɪkˈspeɪʃieɪt| — add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

expatiation  — a discussion (spoken or written) that enlarges on a topic or theme at length or in detail

expatriate |ˌeksˈpeɪtriət| — a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country

expatriation |ekˌspetriˈeɪʃən| — the act of expelling a person from their native land

expect |ɪkˈspekt| — regard something as probable or likely

expectancy |ɪkˈspektənsi| — an expectation

expectant |ɪkˈspektənt| — marked by eager anticipation

expectation |ˌekspekˈteɪʃn| — belief about (or mental picture of) the future

expected |ɪkˈspektəd| — considered likely or probable to happen or arrive

expectorant |ɪkˈspektərənt| — a medicine promoting expectoration

expectorate |ɪkˈspektəreɪt| — clear out the chest and lungs

expectoration |ɪkˈspektəreɪʃən| — the process of coughing up and spitting out

expedience |ɪkˈspiːdiəns| — the quality of being suited to the end in view

expediency |ɪkˈspiːdiənsi| — the quality of being suited to the end in view

expedient |ɪkˈspiːdiənt| — a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one

expedite |ˈekspədaɪt| — speed up the progress of; facilitate

expedition |ˌekspəˈdɪʃn| — a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country

expeditionary |ˌekspəˈdɪʃəˌneri| — (used of military forces) designed for military operations abroad

expeditious |ˌekspəˈdɪʃəs| — marked by speed and efficiency

expel |ɪkˈspel| — force to leave or move out

expelling |ɪkˈspelɪŋ| — any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body

expend |ɪkˈspend| — use up, consume fully

expendable |ɪkˈspendəbl| — (used of funds) remaining after taxes

expenditure |ɪkˈspendɪtʃər| — money paid out; an amount spent

expense |ɪkˈspens| — amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)

expensive |ɪkˈspensɪv| — high in price or charging high prices

experience |ɪkˈspɪriəns| — the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities

experienced |ɪkˈspɪriənst| — having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation

experiential |ɪkˌspɪriˈenʃl| — derived from experience or the experience of existence

experiment |ɪkˈsperɪmənt| — the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation

experimental |ɪkˌsperɪˈmentl| — relying on observation or experiment

experimentalism  — an empirical doctrine that advocates experimental principles

experimentally |ɪkˌsperɪˈmentəli| — in an experimental fashion

experimentation |ɪkˌsperɪmenˈteɪʃn| — the testing of an idea

experimenter |ɪkˈsperɪməntər| — a research worker who conducts experiments

expert |ˈekspɜːrt| — a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

expertise |ˌekspɜːrˈtiːz| — skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge

expertness |ˈekspɝːtnəs| — skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge

expiate |ˈekspieɪt| — make amends for

expiation |ˌekspiˈeɪʃn| — compensation for a wrong

expiatory |ˈekspiːətɔːriː| — having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation

expiration |ˌekspəˈreɪʃn| — a coming to an end of a contract period

expiratory |ɪkˈspaɪrəˌtɔːri| — of or relating to the breathing out phase of respiration

expire |ɪkˈspaɪər| — lose validity

expired |ɪkˈspaɪrd| — having come to an end or become void after passage of a period of time

expiry |ɪkˈspaɪəri| — a coming to an end of a contract period

explain |ɪkˈspleɪn| — make plain and comprehensible

explainable |ɪkˈspleɪnəbəl| — capable of being understood

explanation |ˌekspləˈneɪʃn| — a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

explanatory |ɪkˈsplænətɔːri| — serving or intended to explain or make clear

expletive |ˈeksplətɪv| — profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

explicable |ɪkˈsplɪkəbl| — capable of being explicated or accounted for

explicate |ˈeksplɪkeɪt| — make plain and comprehensible

explication |ˌeksplɪˈkeɪʃn| — the act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meaning of a word or symbol or expression etc.

explicit |ɪkˈsplɪsɪt| — in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term

explicitly |ɪkˈsplɪsɪtli| — in an explicit manner

explicitness |ɪkˈsplɪsɪtnəs| — clarity as a consequence of being explicit

explode |ɪkˈsploʊd| — cause to burst with a violent release of energy

exploded |ɪkˈsploʊdɪd| — showing the parts of something separated but in positions that show their correct relation to one another

exploit |ɪkˈsplɔɪt| — a notable achievement

exploitation |ˌeksplɔɪˈteɪʃn| — the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful

exploitative |ɪkˈsplɔɪtətɪv| — tending to exploit or make use of

exploited |ˈekˈsplɔɪtəd| — (of persons) taken advantage of

exploiter |ɪkˈsplɔɪtər| — a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically

exploration |ˌekspləˈreɪʃn| — to travel for the purpose of discovery

explorative |ɪkˈsplɑːrətɪv| — serving in or intended for exploration or discovery

exploratory |ɪkˈsplɔːrətɔːri| — serving in or intended for exploration or discovery

explore |ɪkˈsplɔːr| — inquire into

explorer |ɪkˈsplɔːrər| — someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)

explosion |ɪkˈsploʊʒn| — a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

explosive |ɪkˈsploʊsɪv| — a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck

explosively |ɪkˈsploʊsɪvli| — suddenly and rapidly

exponent |ɪkˈspoʊnənt| — a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

exponential |ˌekspəˈnenʃl| — a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent

exponentially |ˌekspəˈnenʃəli| — in an exponential manner

export |ɪkˈspɔːrt| — commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country

exportation |ˌekspɔːrˈteɪʃən| — commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country

exporter |ekˈspɔːrtər| — a businessperson who transports goods abroad (for sale)

exporting |ɪkˈspɔːrtɪŋ| — the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country

expose |ɪkˈspoʊz| — the exposure of an impostor or a fraud

exposed |ɪkˈspoʊzd| — with no protection or shield

exposition |ˌekspəˈzɪʃn| — a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic

expositive |ɪkˈspɑːzɪtɪv| — serving to expound or set forth

expositor |ɪkˈspɒzɪtə| — a person who explains

expository |ɪkˈspɑːzətɔːri| — serving to expound or set forth

expostulate |ɪkˈspɑːstʃuleɪt| — reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion

expostulation |ɪkˌspɒstʃʊˈleɪʃən| — the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

exposure |ɪkˈspoʊʒər| — vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain

expound |ɪkˈspaʊnd| — add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

expounder  — a person who explains

express |ɪkˈspres| — mail that is distributed by a rapid and efficient system

expressed |ɪkˈsprest| — communicated in words

expressible |ɪksˈpresəbl| — capable of being expressed

expression |ɪkˈspreʃn| — the feelings expressed on a person's face

expressionism |ɪkˈspreʃənɪzəm| — an art movement early in the 20th century; the artist's subjective expression of inner experiences was emphasized; an inner feeling was expressed through a distorted rendition of reality

expressionist |ɪkˈspreʃənɪst| — an artist who is an adherent of expressionism

expressionless |ɪkˈspreʃənləs| — deliberately impassive in manner

expressive |ɪkˈspresɪv| — characterized by expression

expressiveness |ɪkˈspresɪv| — the quality of being expressive

expressly |ɪkˈspresli| — with specific intentions; for the express purpose

expressway |ɪkˈspresweɪ| — a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic

expropriate |eksˈproʊprieɪt| — deprive of possessions

expropriation |ˌeksˌproʊpriˈeɪʃn| — taking out of an owner's hands (especially taking property by public authority)

expulsion |ɪkˈspʌlʃn| — the act of forcing out someone or something

expunge |ɪkˈspʌndʒ| — remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

expurgate |ˈekspərɡeɪt| — edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

expurgation |ˌekspəˈɡeɪʃən| — the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work

exquisite |ɪkˈskwɪzɪt| — intense or sharp

exquisitely |ɪkˈskwɪzɪtli| — in a delicate manner

exquisiteness |ɪkˈskwɪzɪtnəs| — extreme beauty of a delicate sort

exsanguine |eksˈsæŋɡwɪn| — destitute of blood or apparently so

exsiccate |ˈeksəˌkeɪt| — lose water or moisture

extant |ekˈstænt| — still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost

extemporaneous |ekˌstempəˈreɪnɪəs| — with little or no preparation or forethought

extemporary |ɪkˈstempərəri| — with little or no preparation or forethought

extempore |ekˈstempəri| — without prior preparation

extemporization |eksˌtempəraɪˈzeɪʃən| — a performance given extempore without planning or preparation

extemporize |ɪkˈstempəraɪz| — manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand

extend |ɪkˈstend| — extend in scope or range or area

extendable |ˌekˈstendəbəl| — capable of being lengthened

extended |ɪkˈstendɪd| — relatively long in duration; tediously protracted

extendible |ˌekˈstendəbəl| — capable of being lengthened

extensible |ikˈstensəbəl| — capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out

extensile |ɪkˈstensəl| — capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out

extension |ɪkˈstenʃn| — a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt

extensional  — defining a word by listing the class of entities to which the word correctly applies

extensive |ɪkˈstensɪv| — large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity

extensively |ɪkˈstensɪvli| — in a widespread way

extensor |ɪkˈstensɔːr| — a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part

extent |ɪkˈstent| — the point or degree to which something extends

extenuate |ɪkˈstenjuːˌet| — lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

extenuating |ɪkˈstenjuːˌetɪŋ| — partially excusing or justifying

extenuation |ɪkˌstenjʊˈeɪʃən| — a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances

exterior |ɪkˈstɪriər| — the region that is outside of something

exteriorize |ɪksˈtɪərɪəraɪz| — bring outside the body for surgery, of organs

exterminate |ɪkˈstɜːrmɪneɪt| — kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many

extermination |ɪkˌstɜːrmɪˈneɪʃn| — complete annihilation

exterminator |ɪkˈstɝːməˌnetər| — someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)

external |ɪkˈstɜːrnl| — outward features

externality |ˌekstɜːrˈnæləti| — the quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior

externalize |ɪkˈstɜːrnəlaɪz| — regard as objective

externally |ɪkˈstɜːrnəli| — on or from the outside

exterritorial |ˌeksˌterɪˈtɔːrɪəl| — outside territorial limits or jurisdiction

extinct |ɪkˈstɪŋkt| — being out or having grown cold

extinction |ɪkˈstɪŋkʃn| — no longer active; extinguished

extinguish |ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃ| — put an end to; kill

extinguished |ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃt| — of a conditioned response; caused to die out because of the absence or withdrawal of reinforcement

extinguisher |ɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃər| — a manually operated device for extinguishing small fires

extirpate |ˈekstərpeɪt| — destroy completely, as if down to the roots

extirpation |ˌekstəˈpeɪʃən| — surgical removal of a body part or tissue

extol |ɪkˈstoʊl| — praise, glorify, or honor

extort |ɪkˈstɔːrt| — obtain through intimidation

extortion |ɪkˈstɔːrʃn| — an exorbitant charge

extortionate |ɪkˈstɔːrʃənət| — greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

extortioner |ɪkˈstɔːrʃənər| — a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them

extortionist |ɪkˈstɔːʃ(ə)nɪst| — a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them

extra |ˈekstrə| — a minor actor in crowd scenes

extracellular |ˌekstrəˈselyələr| — located or occurring outside a cell or cells

extract |ˈekstrækt| — a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)

extraction |ɪkˈstrækʃn| — the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means

extractor |ɪkˈstræktər| — an instrument for extracting tight-fitting components

extracurricular |ˌekstrəkəˈrikyələr| — outside the regular academic curriculum

extradite |ˈekstrədaɪt| — hand over to the authorities of another country

extradition |ˌekstrəˈdɪʃn| — the surrender of an accused or convicted person by one state or country to another (usually under the provisions of a statute or treaty)

extrajudicial |ˌekstrədʒuˈdɪʃl| — beyond the usual course of legal proceedings; legally unwarranted

extralegal |ˌekstrəˈliːɡəl| — not regulated or sanctioned by law

extramarital |ˌekstrəˈmærɪtl| — characterized by adultery

extramural |ˌekstrəˈmjʊrəl| — carried on outside the bounds of an institution or community

extraneous |ɪkˈstreɪniəs| — not pertinent to the matter under consideration

extraordinaire |ɪkˌstrɔːrdɪˈner| — extraordinary in a particular capacity

extraordinarily |ɪkˌstrɔːrdəˈnerəli| — extremely

extraordinary |ɪkˈstrɔːrdəneri| — far more than usual or expected

extrapolate |ɪkˈstræpəleɪt| — draw from specific cases for more general cases

extrapolation |ɪkˌstræpəˈleɪʃn| — (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values

extrasensory |ˌekstrəˈsensəri| — seemingly outside normal sensory channels

extraterrestrial |ˌekstrətəˈrestriəl| — a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere

extraterritorial |ˌekstrəterəˈtɔːriəl| — outside territorial limits or jurisdiction

extravagance |ɪkˈstrævəɡəns| — the quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth

extravagancy |ɪkˈstrævʌɡənsiː| — the quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth

extravagant |ɪkˈstrævəɡənt| — unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

extravaganza |ɪkˌstrævəˈɡænzə| — any lavishly staged or spectacular entertainment

extravasation |ɪkˌstrævʌˈseɪʃən| — an extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine); the product of extravasation

extraversion  — (psychology) an extroverted disposition; concern with what is outside the self

extravert  — (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings

extreme |ɪkˈstriːm| — the furthest or highest degree of something

extremely |ɪkˈstriːmli| — to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect

extremeness |ɪksˈtriːmnɪs| — the quality of being extreme

extremism |ɪkˈstriːmɪzəm| — any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies

extremist |ɪkˈstriːmɪst| — a person who holds extreme views

extremity |ɪkˈstreməti| — an external body part that projects from the body

extremum |ɪkˈstriːməm| — the point located farthest from the middle of something

extricate |ˈekstrɪkeɪt| — release from entanglement of difficulty

extrication |ˌekstrɪˈkeɪʃən| — the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition

extrinsic |eksˈtrɪnsɪk| — not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside

extroversion |ˌekstrəˈvɝːʃən| — (psychology) an extroverted disposition; concern with what is outside the self

extrovert |ˈekstrəvɜːrt| — (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings

extroverted |ˈekstrəvɜːrtɪd| — at ease in talking to others

extrude |ɪkˈstruːd| — form or shape by forcing through an opening

extrusion |ɪkˈstruːʒən| — something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

extrusive |ɪkˈstruːsɪv| — of rock material; forced out while molten through cracks in the earth's surface

exuberance |ɪɡˈzuːbərəns| — joyful enthusiasm

exuberant |ɪɡˈzuːbərənt| — joyously unrestrained

exuberate |ɪɡˈzuːbəˌreɪt| — to express great joy

exudation |ˌeksjʊˈdeɪʃən| — a substance that oozes out from plant pores

exude |ɪɡˈzuːd| — release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities

exult |ɪɡˈzʌlt| — feel extreme happiness or elation

exultant |ɪɡˈzʌltənt| — joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

exultation |ˌeɡzʌlˈteɪʃn| — a feeling of extreme joy

exuviae |ɪɡˈzuːviːˌiː| — cast-off skins or coverings of various organisms during ecdysis

exuviate |ɪɡˈzuːviːˌeɪt| — cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers