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exegesis a critical explanation or interpretive analysis, esp. of religious texts.
exegete an expert in interpretation or analysis, esp. of religious texts.
exemplar one worthy to be imitated or studied; model. [4 definitions]
exemplary deserving to be imitated or followed; commendable; admirable. [4 definitions]
exemplary damages see punitive damages.
exemplify to serve as an example of; illustrate. [2 definitions]
exemplum anything that serves as an illustration. [2 definitions]
exempt to release from an obligation generally required of others. [3 definitions]
exemption the act of exempting or condition of being exempted; freedom from an obligation, rule, or the like. [2 definitions]
exercise mental or physical activity undertaken to maintain or increase ability or strength. [9 definitions]
Exercycle trademark for a stationary bicycle used for exercising.
exert to exercise or bring to bear (power, influence, or the like); put into action. [2 definitions]
exertion strenuous effort or action. [2 definitions]
exeunt leave the stage (a stage direction for two or more characters).
exeunt omnes all leave (a stage direction for all the characters on stage).
exfoliate to cast off or come off in scales, layers, or flakes as skin, bark, or rock.
ex-girlfriend (informal) one who is no longer one's girlfriend; former girlfriend, past girlfriend.
ex gratia (Latin) as a favor, and carrying no legal obligation.
exhalation the act of exhaling. [2 definitions]
exhale to breathe out; emit breath or vapor. [4 definitions]
exhaust to consume all of; use up. [11 definitions]