Synonyms and Antonyms (Section E)

By | August 13, 2016

Synonyms and antonyms of essential English words are starting with alphabet ‘E’. Learning synonyms and antonyms for the words in this section ‘E’ will be helpful for the aspirants preparing for competitive examinations on English language testing. This section ‘E’ covers terms words such as ebb, efficacy, elegant, elongate, eminent, emit, enhance, enormous, erase, erratic, essential, eternal, evident, exaggerate, excel, excessive, exclude, excuse, execute, exemplary, exhaustive, expel, expensive, exile, extend, extensive, extinct, extinguish, extravagant, extrovert, etc.

S.No
Word
Synonyms
Antonyms
1 Ebb abatement, let-up, wane, dwindling, drop, slackening incline, increase, rise
2 Efficacy effect, potency, competence, influence, strength, power inefficiency, unproductive, uselessness
3 Elegant graceful, exquisite, delicate, fine, stylish, pleasing crude, unrefined, rough
4 Elongate extend, lengthen, prolong, stretch, spin, increase contract, shorten
5 Eminent celebrated, established, illustrious, notable, famed, prominent unremarkable, lowly, unknown
6 Emit release, vent, let out, let off, project, radiate contain, repress, withhold
7 Enhance aggravate, heighten, intensify, boost, plug, embellish  lower, minimize, reduce
8 Enormous giant, herculean, immense, mammoth, massive, stupendous tiny, insignificant, minute
9 Erase delete, efface, abolish, extinguish, expunge, obliterate  add, insert, create
10 Erratic devious, inconsistent, spotty, capricious, temperamental, volatile regular, steady, consistent
11 Essential basic, fundamental, vital, integral, elementary, requisite auxiliary, subsidiary, secondary
12 Eternal everlasting, infinite, incessant, perpetual, relentless, immortal brief, ephemeral, transient
13 Evident apparent, obvious, noticeable, pronounced, visible, manifest  obscure, vague, uncertain
14 Exaggerate inflate, magnify, overstate, hyperbolize, boast, emphasize play down, understate, depreciate
15 Excel outshine, surpass, outdo, exceed, transcend, better fail, lose, fall, behind
16 Excessive exorbitant, boundless, extreme, immoderate, extravagant, profligate moderate, reasonable, insufficient
17 Exclude eliminate, debar, except, rule out, omit accept, include, allow
18 Excuse condone, remit, absolve, spare, relieve, discharge blame, incriminate, condemn
19 Execute perform, exercise, implement, effectuate, administer   fore go, mismanage, neglect
20 Exemplary admirable, commendable, meritorious, worthy, praiseworthy contemptible, repugnant, loathsome 
21 Exhaustive intensive, thorough, complete, extensive, profound, radical exclusive, incomplete, deficient 
22 Expel banish, deport, exile, ostracize, dismiss, eject allow, keep, welcome
23 Expensive costly, dear, high, exorbitant, over-priced, lavish cheap, inexpensive, moderate
24 Exile banishment, deportation, expatriation, extradition, ostracism, transportation import, arrival, entrance 
25 Extend expand, outstretch, prolong, unfold, protract, broaden  contract, curtail, shorten
26 Extensive large-scale, spacious, considerable, sweeping, far-reaching, expansive narrow, restricted, limited
27 Extinct dead, defunct, lifeless, departed, vanished, lost alive, extant, existing
28 Extinguish douse, quench, annihilate, abolish, quash, obliterate light, enact, establish
29 Extravagant lavish, prodigal, exorbitant, spendthrift, opulent, profuse  stingy, thrifty, economical
30 Extrovert gregarious, outgoing, communicative, unreserved, boisterous, loud introvert, reserved, quiet