Friday, 25 September 2020, 4:54 AM
Site: Havering College
Course: LRC Library (LRC Library)
Glossary: Word of the Day
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Embark

verb; to get onboard a craft  OR to start something new

Empathy

noun; the ability to understand and share the feelings of another

Enthralling

adjective; capturing and holding one’s attention; fascinating

Epiphany

noun; manifestation or a moment of sudden and great revelation or realisation

Epistemology

noun; the theory of knowledge, especially with regard to its methods, validity, and scope, and the distinction between justified belief and opinion.

Eponymous

adjective; (of a person) giving their name to something e.g. the musical Oliver! being named after the main character, Oliver Twist

Esoteric

adjective; intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest

Exemplar

noun; a person or thing serving as a typical example or appropriate model

Existential

adjective; relating to existence

Exude

verb; to make apparent by mood or behaviour e.g. he exuded confidence