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ester a chemical compound formed by the interaction of an acid and an alcohol.
Esther according to the Old Testament, the Jewish wife of a Persian king who saved her people from slaughter. [2 definitions]
esthesia the capacity to receive physical sensations; ability to experience through the senses.
esthete variant of aesthete.
esthetic variant of aesthetic.
esthetics variant of aesthetics.
estimable worthy of respect or admiration.
estimate to calculate the approximate amount, size, or value of. [6 definitions]
estimated resulting from estimation rather than exact calculation.
estimation the act or an instance of estimating or calculating approximately. [3 definitions]
estival of or pertaining to summer.
estivate to spend the summer. [2 definitions]
Estonia an East European country bordered by the Baltic Sea, Russia, and Latvia; formerly a republic of the Soviet Union.
Estonian of or pertaining to Estonia or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
estop in law, to hinder or prevent (someone) from asserting a claim or fact that is inconsistent with a previous assertion of fact.
estoppel in law, a prohibition against making an allegation or denial that is contradictory, esp. to an allegation or denial made previously.
estovers necessities that law allows for, such as wood for a tenant's use as fuel.
estradiol an estrogen hormone found in the ovaries that causes the tissues and blood vessels of the mucous membranes lining the uterus to proliferate and thicken. [2 definitions]
estrange to cause (someone) to change from friendly and sympathetic to hostile or indifferent; alienate. [2 definitions]
estreat a copy of or excerpt from a legal document or record, esp. of a fine. [3 definitions]
estriol an estrogen hormone found in the ovaries and in the urine during a normal pregnancy. [2 definitions]