Intimidating words that start with e

(The word is Aristocratese, and has no exact equivalent in our tongue, but means, as nearly as may be, “soaring swine.”)n.

The latter rite was performed by the public hangman, and it assured moderation in the plaintiff’s choice of a switch.n. Moses and Joshua provided six cities of refuge — Bezer, Golan, Ramoth, Kadesh, Schekem and Hebron — to which one who had taken life inadvertently could flee when hunted by relatives of the deceased.

As a call to the unconverted the rack never had any particular efficacy, and is now held in light popular esteem.n.

A Welsh rabbit, in the speech of the humorless, who point out that it is not a rabbit.

This unseemly levity so raged the diocesan that the offender was publicly anathematized, thrown into the Stour and replaced by another head of Saint Dennis, brought from Rome.n.

A degree of distinction between notoriety and fame — a little more supportable than the one and a little more intolerable than the other.

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