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encumber to burden, as a heavy load or an obligation. [2 definitions]
encumbrance something or someone that hinders or burdens; impediment. [2 definitions]
-ency condition, act, or quality.
encyclical in the Roman Catholic Church, a letter from the Pope to the bishops stating a rule or papal opinion on a specific subject. [2 definitions]
encyclopedia a book or set of books containing articles on a wide variety of subjects, or on many aspects of one subject, usu. arranged in alphabetical order.
encyst to enclose in, form, or become enclosed in a cyst.
end either extreme point of anything that has length. [18 definitions]
endamoeba any of various one-celled organisms parasitic to invertebrates, one of which causes dysentery in humans; entamoeba.
endanger to cause to be exposed to danger.
endangered exposed to danger. [2 definitions]
endangered species a species of plant or animal that is in danger of becoming extinct.
endear to cause to be loved or cherished.
endearing inspiring or expressing warm affection.
endearment a loving or affectionate act, word, or gesture. [2 definitions]
endeavor to make an earnest effort; strive. [2 definitions]
endemic common in, native to, or restricted to a given place or population. [2 definitions]
ending the last part; conclusion, esp. of a narrative or dramatic plot. [2 definitions]
endive chicory, or a related plant, the leaves of which are used cooked or uncooked in salads.
endless being or seeming boundless; infinite; limitless. [3 definitions]
end line either of two lines, one at each end of a basketball court, football field, or the like, that marks the limit of the playing area.
endmost located nearest to the end; furthest; last.