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Crossword Answers for: E?C??E

encage

encage
(v. t.) To confine in a cage; to coop up.

encave

encave
(v. t.) To hide in, or as in, a cave or recess.

encode

encode
Convert information into code; "encode pictures digitally"

encore

encore
(adv. / interj.) Once more; again; -- used by the auditors and spectators of plays, concerts, and other entertainments, to call for a repetition of a particular part.
(n.) A call or demand (as, by continued applause) for a repetition; as, the encores were numerous.
(v. t.) To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer.

eocene

eocene
(a.) Pertaining to the first in time of the three subdivisions into which the Tertiary formation is divided by geologists, and alluding to the approximation in its life to that of the present era; as, Eocene deposits.
(n.) The Eocene formation.

escape

escape
(n.) The act of fleeing from danger, of evading harm, or of avoiding notice; deliverance from injury or any evil; flight; as, an escape in battle; a narrow escape; also, the means of escape; as, a fire escape.
(n.) That which escapes attention or restraint; a mistake; an oversight; also, transgression.
(n.) A sally.
(n.) The unlawful permission, by a jailer or other custodian, of a prisoner's departure from custody.
(n.) An apophyge.
(n.) Leakage or outflow, as of steam or a liquid.
(n.) Leakage or loss of currents from the conducting wires, caused by defective insulation.
(v.) To flee from and avoid; to be saved or exempt from; to shun; to obtain security from; as, to escape danger.
(v.) To avoid the notice of; to pass unobserved by; to evade; as, the fact escaped our attention.
(v. i.) To flee, and become secure from danger; -- often followed by from or out of.
(v. i.) To get clear from danger or evil of any form; to be passed without harm.
(v. i.) To get free from that which confines or holds; -- used of persons or things; as, to escape from prison, from arrest, or from slavery; gas escapes from the pipes; electricity escapes from its conductors.

euchre

euchre
(n.) A game at cards, that may be played by two, three, or four persons, the highest card (except when an extra card called the Joker is used) being the knave of the same suit as the trump, and called right bower, the lowest card used being the seven, or frequently, in two-handed euchre, the nine spot. See Bower.
(v. t.) To defeat, in a game of euchre, the side that named the trump.
(v. t.) To defeat or foil thoroughly in any scheme.

excave

excave
(v. t.) To excavate.

excide

excide
(v. t.) To cut off.

excise

excise
(n.) In inland duty or impost operating as an indirect tax on the consumer, levied upon certain specified articles, as, tobacco, ale, spirits, etc., grown or manufactured in the country. It is also levied to pursue certain trades and deal in certain commodities. Certain direct taxes (as, in England, those on carriages, servants, plate, armorial bearings, etc.), are included in the excise. Often used adjectively; as, excise duties; excise law; excise system.
(n.) That department or bureau of the public service charged with the collection of the excise taxes.
(v. t.) To lay or impose an excise upon.
(v. t.) To impose upon; to overcharge.
(v. t.) To cut out or off; to separate and remove; as, to excise a tumor.

excite

excite
(v. t.) To call to activity in any way; to rouse to feeling; to kindle to passionate emotion; to stir up to combined or general activity; as, to excite a person, the spirits, the passions; to excite a mutiny or insurrection; to excite heat by friction.
(v. t.) To call forth or increase the vital activity of an organism, or any of its parts.

excuse

excuse
(v. t.) To free from accusation, or the imputation of fault or blame; to clear from guilt; to release from a charge; to justify by extenuating a fault; to exculpate; to absolve; to acquit.
(v. t.) To pardon, as a fault; to forgive entirely, or to admit to be little censurable, and to overlook; as, we excuse irregular conduct, when extraordinary circumstances appear to justify it.
(v. t.) To regard with indulgence; to view leniently or to overlook; to pardon.
(v. t.) To free from an impending obligation or duty; hence, to disengage; to dispense with; to release by favor; also, to remit by favor; not to exact; as, to excuse a forfeiture.
(v. t.) To relieve of an imputation by apology or defense; to make apology for as not seriously evil; to ask pardon or indulgence for.
(v. t.) The act of excusing, apologizing, exculpating, pardoning, releasing, and the like; acquittal; release; absolution; justification; extenuation.
(v. t.) That which is offered as a reason for being excused; a plea offered in extenuation of a fault or irregular deportment; apology; as, an excuse for neglect of duty; excuses for delay of payment.
(v. t.) That which excuses; that which extenuates or justifies a fault.