encomium

  1. a formal expression of praise

    Synonyms : eulogy, paean, panegyric, pean
    Type Of : congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise

extirpation

  1. the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence

    Synonyms : deracination, excision
    Type Of : pulling, pull
  2. surgical removal of a body part or tissue

    Synonyms : ablation, cutting out, excision
    Type Of : operation, surgical process, surgical procedure, surgery, surgical operation

ellipsis

  1. omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences

    Synonyms : eclipsis
    Type Of : deletion, omission

equivocation

  1. a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

    Synonyms : evasion
    Type Of : deceit, deception, misrepresentation
  2. intentionally vague or ambiguous

    Synonyms : evasiveness, prevarication
    Type Of : untruthfulness, equivocalness, ambiguity
  3. falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language

    Synonyms : tergiversation
    Type Of : falsification, misrepresentation

enduring

  1. lasting a long time

    Synonyms : abiding, imperishable
  2. patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble

    Synonyms : long-suffering
    Examples :
    • an enduring disposition

endurance

  1. a state of surviving; remaining alive

    Synonyms : survival
    Type Of : animation, life, living, aliveness
  2. the power to withstand hardship or stress

    Type Of : strength
    Examples :
    • the marathon tests a runner's endurance

endorse

  1. give support or one's approval to

    Synonyms : back, indorse, second
    Type Of : back up, support
    Examples :
    • endorse a new project
  2. guarantee as meeting a certain standard

    Synonyms : certify, indorse
    Type Of : guarantee, warrant
  3. sign as evidence of legal transfer

    Synonyms : indorse
    Type Of : sign
    Examples :
    • endorse cheques
  4. be behind; approve of

    Synonyms : back, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support
    Type Of : sanction, okay, o.k., approve

emulate

  1. compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with

    Type Of : contend, vie, compete
    Examples :
    • This artist's drawings cannot emulate his water colors
  2. imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software

    Type Of : imitate
  3. strive to equal or match, especially by imitating

    Type Of : imitate, simulate, copy

emerge

  1. come out of

    Synonyms : come forth, come out, egress, go forth, issue
  2. happen or occur as a result of something

    Synonyms : come forth
    Type Of : uprise, arise, develop, grow, originate, rise, spring up
  3. become known or apparent

    Type Of : appear
    Examples :
    • Some nice results emerged from the study
  4. come out into view, as from concealment

    Type Of : appear
    Examples :
    • Suddenly, the proprietor emerged from his office
  5. come up to the surface of or rise

    Type Of : surface, rise up, come up, rise
    Examples :
    • He felt new emotions emerge

embroil

  1. force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

    Synonyms : drag, drag in, sweep, sweep up, tangle
    Type Of : involve