Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Endark transitive verb To darken. [ Obsolete] Feltham.

Endaspidean adjective [ End o- + Greek ..., ..., a shield.] (Zoology) Having the anterior scutes extending around the tarsus on the inner side; -- said of certain birds.

Endazzle transitive verb To dazzle. [ Obsolete] " Endazzled eyes." Milton.

Endear transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Endeared ; present participle & verbal noun Endearing .]
1. To make dear or beloved. "To be endeared to a king." Shak.

2. To raise the price or cost of; to make costly or expensive. [ R.] King James I. (1618).

Endearedly adverb With affection or endearment; dearly.

Endearedness noun State of being endeared.

Endearing adjective Making dear or beloved; causing love. -- En*dear"ing*ly , adverb

Endearment noun The act of endearing or the state of being endeared; also, that which manifests, excites, or increases, affection. "The great endearments of prudent and temperate speech." Jer. Taylor.

Her first endearments twining round the soul.
Thomson.

Endeavor transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Endeavored ; present participle & verbal noun Endeavoring .] [ Middle English endevor ; prefix en- + dever , devoir , duty, French devoir : confer French se mettre en devoir de faire quelque chose to try to do a thing, to go about it. See Devoir , Debt .] [ Written also endeavour .] To exert physical or intellectual strength for the attainment of; to use efforts to effect; to strive to achieve or reach; to try; to attempt.

It is our duty to endeavor the recovery of these beneficial subjects.
Ld. Chatham.

To endeavor one's self , to exert one's self strenuously to the fulfillment of a duty. [ Obsolete] "A just man that endeavoreth himself to leave all wickedness." Latimer.

Endeavor intransitive verb To exert one's self; to work for a certain end.

And such were praised who but endeavored well.
Pope.

Usually with an infinitive; as, to endeavor to outstrip an antagonist.

He had . . . endeavored earnestly to do his duty.
Prescott.

Syn. -- To attempt; try; strive; struggle; essay; aim; seek.

Endeavor noun [ Written also endeavour .] An exertion of physical or intellectual strength toward the attainment of an object; a systematic or continuous attempt; an effort; a trial.

To employ all my endeavor to obey you.
Sir P. Sidney.

To do one's endeavor , to do one's duty; to put forth strenuous efforts to attain an object; -- a phrase derived from the Middle English phrase "to do one's dever " (duty). "Mr. Prynne proceeded to show he had done endeavor to prepare his answer." Fuller.

Syn. -- Essay; trial; effort; exertion. See Attempt .

Endeavorer noun One who makes an effort or attempt. [ Written also endeavourer .]

Endeavorment noun Act of endeavoring; endeavor. [ Obsolete] Spenser.

Endecagon noun [ See Hendecagon .] (Geom.) A plane figure of eleven sides and angles.

Endecagynous adjective [ Greek ... eleven + ... female.] (Botany) Having eleven pistils; as, an endecagynous flower.

Endecane noun [ Greek ... eleven.] (Chemistry) One of the higher hydrocarbons of the paraffin series, C 11 H 24 , found as a constituent of petroleum. [ Written also hendecane .]

Endecaphyllous adjective [ Greek ... eleven + ... leaf.] (Botany) Composed of eleven leaflets; - - said of a leaf.

Endeictic adjective [ Greek ..., from ... to point out, show; ... in + ... to show.] Serving to show or exhibit; as, an endeictic dialogue, in the Platonic philosophy, is one which exhibits a specimen of skill. Enfield.

Endeixis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... indication. See Endeictic .] (Medicine) An indication.

Endemial adjective Endemic. [ R.]

Endemic noun (Medicine) An endemic disease.

Fear, which is an endemic latent in every human heart, sometimes rises into an epidemic.
J. B. Heard.

Endemic adjective Belonging or native to a particular people or country; native as distinguished from introduced or naturalized; hence, regularly or ordinarily occurring in a given region; local; as, a plant endemic in Australia; -- often distinguished from exotic .

The traditions of folklore . . . form a kind of endemic symbolism.
F. W. H. Myers.

Endemic, Endemical adjective [ Greek ..., ...; ... + ... the people: confer French endémique .] (Medicine) Peculiar to a district or particular locality, or class of persons; as, an endemic disease.

» An endemic disease is one which is constantly present to a greater or less degree in any place, as distinguished from an epidemic disease , which prevails widely at some one time, or periodically, and from a sporadic disease , of which a few instances occur now and then.

Endemically adverb In an endemic manner.

Endemiology noun The science which treats of endemic affections.

Endenization noun The act of naturalizing. [ R.]

Endenize transitive verb To endenizen. [ Obsolete]

Endenizen transitive verb [ Prefix en- + denizen . Confer Indenizen .] To admit to the privileges of a denizen; to naturalize. [ Obsolete] B. Jonson.

Ender noun One who, or that which, makes an end of something; as, the ender of my life.

Endermatic adjective Endermic.

Endermic adjective [ Greek ... in + ... skin.] (Medicine) Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin.

Endermic method , that in which the medicine enters the system through the skin, being applied either to the sound skin, or to the surface denuded of the cuticle by a blister.

Endermically adverb By the endermic method; as, applied endermically .

Enderon noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... in + ... skin.] (Anat.) The deep sensitive and vascular layer of the skin and mucous membranes. -- En`de*ron"ic , adjective

Endiademed adjective Diademed. [ R.]

Endiaper transitive verb [ See Diaper .] To decorate with a diaper pattern.

Endict transitive verb See Indict .

Endictment noun See Indictment .

Ending noun
1. Termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death.

2. (Gram.) The final syllable or letter of a word; the part joined to the stem. See 3d Case , 5.

Ending day , day of death. Chaucer.

Endite transitive verb See Indite . Spenser.

Endive noun [ French endive (cf. Pr., Spanish Portuguese , & Italian endivia ), from a deriv. of Latin intibus , intybus , endive.] (Botany) A composite herb ( Cichorium Endivia ). Its finely divided and much curled leaves, when blanched, are used for salad.

Wild endive (Botany) , chicory or succory.

Endless adjective [ Anglo-Saxon endeleás . See End .]
1. Without end; having no end or conclusion; perpetual; interminable; -- applied to length, and to duration; as, an endless line; endless time; endless bliss; endless praise; endless clamor.

2. Infinite; excessive; unlimited. Shak.

3. Without profitable end; fruitless; unsatisfying. [ R.] "All loves are endless ." Beau. & Fl.

4. Void of design; objectless; as, an endless pursuit.

Endless chain , a chain which is made continuous by uniting its two ends. -- Endless screw . (Mech.) See under Screw .

Syn. -- Eternal; everlasting; interminable; infinite; unlimited; incessant; perpetual; uninterrupted; continual; unceasing; unending; boundless; undying; imperishable.

Endlessly adverb In an endless manner.

Endlessness noun [ Anglo-Saxon endeleásnys .] The quality of being endless; perpetuity.

Endlong adverb & preposition [ Confer Along .] Lengthwise; along. [ Archaic]

The doors were all of adamants eterne,
I-clenched overthwart and endelong
With iron tough.
Chaucer.

He pricketh endelong the large space.
Chaucer.

To thrust the raft endlong across the moat.
Sir W. Scott.

Endmost adjective Farthest; remotest; at the very end. Tylor.

Endo-, End- [ Greek 'e`ndon within, from ... in. See In .] A combining form signifying within ; as, endo carp, endo gen, endo cuneiform, end aspidean.

Endoblast noun [ Endo- + -blast .] (Biol.) Entoblast; endoplast. See Nucleus ,

Endoblastic adjective (Biol.) Relating to the endoblast; as, the endoblastic layer.

Endocardiac, Endocardial adjective
1. Pertaining to the endocardium.

2. (Medicine) Seated or generated within the heart; as, endocardial murmurs.

Endocarditis noun [ New Latin See -itis .] (Medicine) Inflammation of the endocardium.