Staying Vocabulary Lists
You must know the italicized, bold roots and their definitions each week.
THE EBULLIENT ENTREPRENEUR - List 9
Ebullient - Enthusiastic, high-spirited, bubbly. The Latin word ebulliere means “to boil or bubble”. This word entered French as bouiller, meaning “to boil”, from which we also get the soup stock known as bouillon.
Entrepreneur - A person who organizes and manages a business. This word comes originally from the Latin inter, “within”, and praehendere, “to take”, and is used in the French form. An apprentice, whose goal is becoming an entrepreneur, is a young person taken in to learn.
1 ebullient very enthusiastic
2 entrepreneur business organizer
3 enraptured delighted
4 efficacy effectiveness
5 evoke summon, call forth
6 emanate emerge, originate
7 epigram short witty saying
8 epithet characterizing phrase or word
9 exotic foreign, strange
10 effete worn out, exhausted
11 epoch era, period of time
12 eulogized praised highly
13 exemplary outstanding
14 Euphonious pleasant sounding
15 extolling praising
16 effulgent radiant
17 ethereal heavenly
18 efflorescent flowering
19 extant still existing
20 evanescent vanishing, fleeting
Rothstein, Evelyn. Staying at the Top. Nyack, NY: ERA/CCR Corp, 1986.