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epistemology the branch of philosophy dealing with the origin, nature, and limits of human knowledge. [2 definitions]
epistle a letter, esp. one having a formal subject or tone. [2 definitions]
epistolary like, involving, or found in letters or the writing of letters. [3 definitions]
epitaph on a gravestone or tomb, an inscription commemorating the dead person. [2 definitions]
epithalamium a poem, ode, or song honoring a bride, bridegroom, or couple.
epithelium a protective, membranous layer of tissue, usu. a single layer of close-knit cells, that lines the cavities and the outside of an organism.
epithet a word or phrase attached to, or used in place of, a given name. [2 definitions]
epitome a person, thing, or action that represents the essence, or serves as the purest example, of some quality or type. [2 definitions]
epitomize to represent the essence of; be the purest example of. [2 definitions]
epizootic of a disease among animals, having the nature of an epidemic. [2 definitions]
e pluribus unum (Latin) from the many, one (the motto of the United States, printed on its currency).
epoch a distinct or notable period in human history. [3 definitions]
epode in the classical Greek ode, the last section of each compositional unit. [2 definitions]
eponym an actual or mythical person whose name is the source of the name of a city, nation, era, or the like.
eponymous having or being a name that is an eponym.
epoxide a compound that contains the epoxy group.
epoxy having the molecular structure of an epoxide. [3 definitions]
epsilon the name of the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet.
Epsom salts hydrated magnesium sulfate, used to purge the bowels.
equable not varying extremely or suddenly; uniform; stable. [2 definitions]
equal of or having the same value, measure, or quantity as something else. [6 definitions]