Egotist to Ejoo

(E"go*tist) n. [L. ego I + ending -tist for -ist. See Egotism, and cf. Egoist.] One addicted to egotism; one who speaks much of himself or magnifies his own achievements or affairs.

(E`go*tis"tic E`go*tis"tic*al) a. Addicted to, or manifesting, egotism.

Syn. — Conceited; vain; self-important; opinionated.

(E`go*tis"tic*al*ly), adv. With egotism.

(E"go*tize) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Egotized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Egotizing ] [See Egotism.] To talk or write as an egotist. Cowper.

(E*gran"u*lose`) a. [Pref. e- + granule.] (Bot.) Having no granules, as chlorophyll in certain conditions. R. Brown.

(E"gre) a. & n. See Eager, and Eagre. [Obs.]

(E*gre"gious) a. [L. egregius; lit., separated or chosen from the herd, i. e., distinguished, excellent; e out + grex, gregis, herd. See Gregarious.] Surpassing; extraordinary; distinguished (in a bad sense); — formerly used with words importing a good quality, but now joined with words having a bad sense; as, an egregious rascal; an egregious ass; an egregious mistake.

The egregious impudence of this fellow.
Bp. Hall.

His [Wyclif's] egregious labors are not to be neglected.

(E*gre"gious*ly) adv. Greatly; enormously; shamefully; as, egregiously cheated.

(E*gre"gious*ness) n. The state of being egregious.

(Eg"re*moin) n. [See Agrimony.] Agrimony [Obs.] Chaucer.

(E"gress) n. [L. egressus, fr. egredi to go out; e out + gradi to go. See Grade.]

1. The act of going out or leaving, or the power to leave; departure.

Embarred from all egress and regress.

Gates of burning adamant,
Barred over us, prohibit all egress.

2. (Astron.) The passing off from the sun's disk of an inferior planet, in a transit.

(E*gress") v. i. To go out; to depart; to leave.

(E*gres"sion) n. [L. egressio.] The act of going; egress. [R.] B. Jonson.

(E*gress"or) n. One who goes out. [R.]

(E"gret) n. [See Aigret, Heron.]

1. (Zoöl.) The name of several species of herons which bear plumes on the back. They are generally white. Among the best known species are the American egret (Ardea, or Herodias, egretta); the great egret (A. alba); the little egret of Europe; and the American snowy egret

A bunch of egrets killed for their plumage.
G. W. Cable.

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