5 English Words That Begin With “EC” … “CE”

Letters c ande
Austin, Texas
July 27, 2016 1:12pm CST
Previous post: 5 English Words That Begin With “AB” … “BA” celerity – rapidity; swiftness; haste; quickness cenobite – a member of a monastic community cenotaph – monument honoring a person (or persons) whose remains are buried elsewhere Cerberus – (Greek mythology) a three-headed monstrous dog that guarded Hades (Hell) cerulean – azure blue écarté – two player card game. Each player is dealt 5 cards and the hands are played similar to a game of whist*, except that cards may be exchanged. Cards below 7 are not used. [ whiteknucklecards.com/games/ecarte.html ] ecesis – the act of inhabiting; the successful establishment of an immigrant species in a new environment echoic – onomatopoeic | onomatopoeia – word formation by imitation of the sound made by what is represented; words chosen to imitate sound (Examples: splash or tinkle) éclat – brilliant success or striking effect ecru – (unbleached) a light tan color Extra credit word: * whist – four player card game; players are paired as partners; each player has 13 cards. The game has many variations. [ grandparents.com/grandkids/activities-games-and-crafts/whist ]
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@Hannihar (36533)
8 Feb
You really are into learning new words. So, do you remember them after you learned them? I remember things if they are told to me over and over again. If it is said once I do not remember them.
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• Austin, Texas
8 Feb
I try to remember them even though often I can't think of a place for them in daily conversation. But sometimes I might be watching a TV show or a movie and a character might say the word and I'll think: "Oh! I know what that means!"
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@Hannihar (36533)
9 Feb
@cmoneyspinner That is really cool cmoneyspinner.
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@rina110383 (24134)
28 Jul 16
Haven't used some of the words in your list.
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• Austin, Texas
28 Jul 16
I'm sort of interested in playing the card game.
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