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6895 Nouns That End With E

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abalone any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior ear-shell
abampere a unit of current equal to 10 amperes abamp
abbe a French abbot -
abele a poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States; has white bark and leaves with whitish undersurfaces Populus alba, white aspen, white poplar, silver-leaved poplar, aspen poplar
aberrance a state or condition markedly different from the norm aberration, deviance, aberrancy
abeyance temporary cessation or suspension suspension
abhorrence hate coupled with disgust abomination, execration, detestation, odium, loathing
abidance acting according to certain accepted standards compliance, conformation, conformity
abidance the act of dwelling in a place residence, residency
abidance the act of abiding (enduring without yielding) -
abience (psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object -
ablative the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb ablative case
abode any address at which you dwell more than temporarily residence
abode housing that someone is living in habitation, home, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house
aborigine an indigenous person who was born in a particular place native, indigen, indigene, aboriginal
aborticide a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion abortifacient, abortion-inducing drug
aborticide the act of destroying a fetus feticide
above an earlier section of a written text -
abrasive a substance that abrades or wears down abradant, abrasive material
abrocome ratlike rodent with soft fur and large ears of the Andes rat chinchilla, chinchilla rat
absence the state of being absent -
absence failure to be present -
absence the time interval during which something or somebody is away -
absence the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy absence seizure
absentee one that is absent or not in residence -
absinthe aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe old man, common wormwood, Artemisia absinthium, lad's love
absinthe strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise absinth
absolute something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative -
absorbance (physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation photographic density, optical density, transmission density
absorbate a material that has been or is capable of being absorbed -
absorptance a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber coefficient of absorption, absorption coefficient
abstinence the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol) abstention
abstinence act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite -
abundance the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply copiousness, teemingness
abundance (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present -
abundance (chemistry) the ratio of the total mass of an element in the earth's crust to the total mass of the earth's crust; expressed as a percentage or in parts per million -
abuse cruel or inhumane treatment ill-treatment, ill-usage, maltreatment
abuse a rude expression intended to offend or hurt insult, revilement, vilification, contumely
abuse improper or excessive use misuse
academe the academic world academia
acanthocyte an abnormal red blood cell that has thorny projections of protoplasm -
acaracide a chemical agent used to kill mites acaricide
acaricide a chemical agent used to kill mites acaracide
acarine mite or tick -
acaryote a cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte) akaryocyte, akaryote
acceptance the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true credence
acceptance the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception espousal, acceptation, adoption
acceptance the state of being acceptable and accepted -
acceptance (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract) -
acceptance a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank banker's acceptance
acceptance a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations toleration, sufferance
acceptance the act of taking something that is offered -
accidence the part of grammar that deals with the inflections of words inflectional morphology
accolade a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction award, honor, honour, laurels
accomplice a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan) confederate
accordance concurrence of opinion conformity, accord
accordance the act of granting rights accordance of rights
accoucheuse a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies midwife
accusative the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb objective case, accusative case
ace the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number single, one, I, unity, 1
ace one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face -
ace someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field genius, sensation, star, whiz, hotshot, maven, mavin, whizz, wiz, wizard, superstar, virtuoso, champion, adept
ace a serve that the receiver is unable to reach -
acetaldehyde a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in the manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs ethanal
acetamide a colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compounds ethanamide
acetanilide a solid odourless chemical of leaf or flake-like appearance; used in rubber accelerator, dye, and camphor synthesis; metabolised to paracetamol (acetaminophen) phenylacetamide, acetanilid
acetate a salt or ester of acetic acid ethanoate
acetate a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate acetate rayon
acetone the simplest ketone; a highly flammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics dimethyl ketone, propanone
acetylcholine a neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline; released at the ends of nerve fibers in the somatic and parasympathetic nervous systems -
acetylene a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis ethyne, alkyne
ache a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain aching
achene small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall -
achondrite a stony meteor lacking chondrules -
acidophile an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment acidophil
ackee red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe akee
acme the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tiptop, top, elevation, superlative, height
acme the highest point (of something) peak, vertex, apex
acne an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones -
acolyte someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches -
aconite any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers -
acquaintance personal knowledge or information about someone or something familiarity, conversance, conversancy
acquaintance a relationship less intimate than friendship acquaintanceship
acquaintance a person with whom you are acquainted friend
acquiescence acceptance without protest -
acquiescence agreement with a statement or proposal to do something assent
acquittance a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation release
acre a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries -
acreage an area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming) land area
acrosome a process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg -
acrylamide a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals -
acrylate a salt or ester of propenoic acid propenoate
acrylonitrile a colorless liquid unsaturated nitrile made from propene propenonitrile, vinyl cyanide
actinide any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103 actinoid, actinon
actinolite a green mineral of the amphibole group; calcium magnesium iron silicate -
actinomycete any bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales -
active chemical agent capable of activity active agent
active the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb active voice
active a person who is a participating member of an organization -
acupressure treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body G-Jo, shiatsu
acupuncture treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin stylostixis
acute a mark placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation acute accent, ague
adage a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people saw, proverb, byword
adamance resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible unyieldingness, obduracy
additive something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine -
addressee one to whom something is addressed -
ade a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice fruit drink
adenine (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA A
adenosine (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP -
adesite dark greyish extrusive rock -
adherence faithful support for a cause or political party or religion adhesion, attachment
adherence the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition bond, adhesion, adhesiveness
adhesive a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together adhesive agent, adhesive material
adience (psychology) an urge to accept or approach a situation or an object -
adjective a word that expresses an attribute of something -
adjective the word class that qualifies nouns -
admittance the right to enter entree, access, accession, admission
admittance the act of admitting someone to enter admission
admixture the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something alloy
admixture an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base intermixture
admixture the act of mixing together intermixture, mix, mixing, mixture, commixture
adobe the clay from which adobe bricks are made -
adobe sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates adobe brick
adolescence the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood -
adolescence in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood -
adoptee someone (such as a child) who has been adopted -
adrenaline a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action epinephrin, epinephrine, Adrenalin
adrenarche the increase in activity of the adrenal glands just before puberty -
adrenosterone a steroid having androgenic activity; obtained from the cortex of the adrenal gland -
adsorbate a material that has been or is capable of being adsorbed -
advance a movement forward progress, progression
advance a change for the better; progress in development improvement, betterment
advance a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others approach, overture, feeler
advance the act of moving forward (as toward a goal) procession, progress, progression, onward motion, advancement, forward motion
advance an amount paid before it is earned cash advance
advance increase in price or value rise
advantage the quality of having a superior or more favorable position vantage
advantage (tennis) first point scored after deuce -
advantage benefit resulting from some event or action reward
adventure a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful) risky venture, dangerous undertaking, escapade
advertence the process of being heedful advertency
advice a proposal for an appropriate course of action -
advisee someone who receives advice -
advocate a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea proponent, exponent, advocator
advocate a lawyer who pleads cases in court pleader, counsel, counsellor, counselor, counselor-at-law