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eyesore

/’aɪsɔr/ (n)

Something that is very ugly. Usually referring to a building that changes a once pretty environment.

Example:

The new museum is an eyesore. I don’t understand why the city approved the design.

exuberant

/ɪgˈzubərənt/ (adj)

Very happy and full of energy.

Example:

Frederick was exuberant when he got the job.

expire

/ɪk’spaɪr/ (v)

Cannot be used after a set date.

Example:

Don’t drink that milk! It expired 4 days ago.

ecotourism

/,ɪkəʊ’tʊrɪzəm/(n)

The industry that sends people on holidays to places that protect the environment.

Example:

Ecotourism is becoming popular in countries with beautiful landscapes, like Canada and Argentina.

evil

/’ivəl/ (adj)

Actions or behavior that are not considered good or moral.

Example:

The man who murdered his family is evil.

economical

/ekə’nɑmɪkəl/ (adj)

Using money or time without wasting any.

Example:

I just lost my job, so I need to be more economical with my money.

elated

/ɪˈleɪtɪd/ (adj)

Very happy or excited.

Example:

I was elated when my manager told me I got the promotion.

elapse

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When a period of time finishes.

Examples:

Only 1 hour has elapsed. The students still have 2 hours to finish the test.

So much time has elapsed since our argument. It is too late to say sorry now.

eternal

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Forever

Examples:

Humans do not experience eternal life. We all die.

It seems like Maria’s search for a boyfriend is eternal! She is having no luck.

elite

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A group of people who are important because they are rich, intelligent, or powerful.

Examples:

There is a small group of elite politicians in Russia.

That club is too elite for me. I will never be able to become a member.

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