2. brighten, warm, make cheerful, make sprightly or gay; perk up, Inf. pep up, bolster or bolster up; refresh, give freshness to, cheer or cheer up, give a lift to, uplift; enhance, beautify, prettify, grace; spruce up, make smart, smarten up, SI. jazz up, SI. soup up; add to, improve, ameliorate, meliorate, show off to advantage.
enlivenment, n. jauntiness, sprightliness, pertness, friskiness, playfulness, sportiveness; energy, spirit, elan, dash, ardor; passion, zeal, gusto, vigor; eagerness, animation, Inf. ginger, enthusiasm; sparkle, ebullience, excitement; ecstasy, thrill, Inf. rush, tingling; exhilaration, liveliness, alacrity, briskness; vivacity, effervescence, bubbling; gladsomeness, joyousness, cheerfulness, levity; high spirits, good spirits, gaiety, merriment, lightheartedness; blithesomeness, airiness, sunniness, breeziness, buoyancy; hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness, elation; glee, gleefulness, exultation, jubilation; merrymaking, rejoicing, laughter; jocundity, jocularity, joviality, conviviality, jollity.
en masse, in a mass, in a body, all together, as a group, as a whole, as one, ensemble.
enmesh, v. net, catch, capture, trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, Obs. illaqueate; mesh; entangle, tangle, trammel, snarl, intertwine.
enmity, n. animosity, animus, hostility; odium, hatred, hate, dislike, unfriendliness; malignity, malevolence, malice, spite, venom, grudge, ill will; rancor, acrimony, bitterness, hard feelings; antagonism, invidiousness, antipathy, bad blood, aversion; alienation, estrangement; contention, opposition, repugnance.
ennoble, v. 1. exalt, glorify, lionize, aggrandize, magnify; raise, elevate, uplift; honor, dignify, grace, adorn.
2. confer or bestow honor upon, pin a medal on, knight; distinguish, signalize, look up to.
ennoblement, n. exaltation, glorification, lionization, aggrandizement, magnification, elevation, dignification.
ennui, n. boredom, world-weariness, Ger. Welt-schmerz; lackadaisicalness, languor, listlessness, lethargy, sluggishness, Inf. the blahs, Inf. blue Monday; doldrums, melancholy, Archaic, spleen.
enormity, n. 1. atrociousness, wickedness, evilness, fiendishness, heinousness; cruelty, barbarity, savagery, brutality, murderousness; ferocity, fierceness, truculence, inhumanity, monstrousness, ruthlessness; horribleness, hideousness, dreadfulness, terribleness, horridness.
2. atrocity, outrage, monstrosity, horror; abomination, disgrace, scandal; crime, offense, violation, transgression; injury, hurt, harm, evil, wrong.
3. immensity, hugeness, greatness, vastness, massiveness, stupendousness, prodigiousness, enormousness.
enormous, adj. 1. huge, immense, vast, stupendous, massive, Archaic, enorm, Archaic, immane; gargantuan, colossal, tremendous, prodigious, mammoth, titanic, gigantic, SI. gigando.
2. atrocious, abominable, execrable, monstrous, horrible, horrid, horrendous; grievous, outrageous, shocking, flagrant; vile, base, foul, low, mean; wicked, sinful, evil, iniquitous, Archaic, facinorous; nefarious, villainous, heinous, flagitious; infamous, notorious, odious, ignominious; opprobrious, shameful, disgraceful.
enough, adj. 1. sufficient, adequate, Archaic, enow; ample, abundant, plenteous, plentiful, Inf. plenty.
-n. 2. sufficiency, adequacy, competency; amplitude, full measure, Latin, quantum sufficit; abundance, copiousness, plenty, plenitude, plenteousness, profusion; repletion, surfeit, satiety, fill.