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.Milton.
(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.Holland.
Gates of burning adamant,Milton.
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.