GigglePEDIA Every generation creates its own terms as a way of expressing themselves or the times they live in. So, as our world changes, words come and go. Below are some words that have either been lost in time, or are very seldom used. They all look and sound a bit weird, which also makes them fun!

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Glossary E  Eadness:  Luxury or happiness.

 Echopraxia:  When you mimic the moves of others whether consciously or unconsciously (i.e. yawning).

 Elaqueate:  To free from a noose or other entanglements.

 Emacity:  A fondness for buying things.

 Emmetropia:  Visual term that means 20-20 vision. When you don't need any eye corrections done.

 Emunctory:  Relates to the blowing of the nose. /Emunction /is the act of wiping the nose. Both come from Latin word /Emunct/, meaning "of keen or acute judgment." So, it is like a man of keen scent or a man with a wiped nose.

 Encomiums:  Formal praises

 Entermete:  To meddle.

 Epagomenic:  This is when you notice or celebrate something that's not on the calendar. In a way, this is a good term for our Bizarre, Unknown, Silly, Crazy, Fun, Obscure Holidays that we have on our site. They're not printed on most calendars, but they are observed in personal ways. This also can relate to someone's birthday, anniversary or any other special day just for that person, but it is not on the calendar. In the old days it has to do with worshipping certain gods on certain days.

 Epirot:  Someone who lives inland and not on the coastal shores.

 Epithymy:  Desire, Lust. Not to be confused with epiphany

 Equivoque:  Something that has been given the same name as something else. For example, if you named your pet, Harpo and that's also the name of one of the Marx Brothers.

 Ergophobic:  Someone who fears work.

 Erinaceous:  Adjective meaning people with prickly or bristly manners.

 Esquivalience:  A copyright or plagiarism trap.

 Eustress:  Stress that is a result from something good like a new baby, moving to a new home, getting married, etc.

 Eutrapely:  An obsolete word meaning pleasantness in conversation.

 Exauctorate:  To depose or oust from office; to deprive of authority.

 Exonym:  This is the word for the name that foreigners will use for a place rather than the word that the locals use. An example is San Jose, CA. Tourist will say San Joe-sie and locals say San Hosay.

 Expergefaction:  Waking up. From a Latin word meaning "make awake." You can call your alarm clock an /expergefactor/.

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