There are currently 10 glossary words in this directory beginning with the letter E.
effective
(adjective) Successful in producing a desired or intended result. The plan to use a strong foundation was effective in building a lasting structure.

empathy
(noun) The ability to understand and share the feelings of others. The phrase ‘Put yourself in someone else’s shoes’ refers to the use of empathy to understand what someone else is going through.

enhance
(verb) To improve or add features to. The computer program was enhanced with new graphics.

environment
(noun) The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates. An environment will start to feel unsafe when people are bullied.

ethnic
(adjective) Of or relating to large groups of people who have the same customs, religions, origin. Polynesian is an ethnic group that shares customs and languages.

evidence
(noun) Available information indicating whether a belief or theory is true or accurate. The evidence in the case proved that the suspect had committed the crime.

exclude
(verb) To keep somebody or something out. If you exclude someone from a group, it is a form of social bullying.

executive function
(noun) A process related to managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal. Because the brain is still developing during puberty, it can be difficult for teenagers to control their executive functions.

expose
(verb) To leave without covering or protection. On the cold day, they played basketball on the court that was exposed to the sun.

external
(adjective) The outward features of something. External appearances are not always a good indication of character or quality.


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