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eat one's words2 to admit that something one said was wrong.
eats (informal) food.
eat up to ravage or consume, as by corrosion. [3 definitions]
eau de Cologne cologne.
eau de vie water of life (French); brandy, esp. a colorless distillation of a fruit other than the grape.
eave (usu. pl.) the lower part of a roof projecting beyond the wall of a building.
eavesdrop to listen secretly to others' private conversation.
ebb the retreating or flowing back of a tidal flow from the land to the sea; ebb tide. [4 definitions]
ebb tide the tide in its outgoing phase. (Cf. flood tide.)
ebonite a very hard rubber, capable of being cut and polished, and used in combs, electrical insulators, and other items; vulcanite.
ebonize to blacken, usu. with a stain or paint, so as to cause to resemble ebony.
ebony a hard heavy wood, often black, from various tropical Asian trees. [5 definitions]
EBT abbreviation for "electronic benefits transfer." EBT is a government program that gives money for food and other things to people who need it.
ebullient highly enthusiastic, happily excited, or spirited. [2 definitions]
ebullition a violent outflow, as of emotions or ideas; outburst. [2 definitions]
EC abbreviation of "European Community." (See EEC.)
ec- out.
ecbolic inducing labor or causing abortion by causing or accelerating uterine contractions. [2 definitions]
eccentric not adhering to the recognized or accepted manner, behavior, or thinking; unconventional; peculiar. [5 definitions]
eccentricity an odd or peculiar behavior, habit, interest, or the like. [3 definitions]
ecclesiast a person in the clergy; an ecclesiastic.