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Exquisite adjective [ Latin exquisitus , past participle of exquirere to search out; ex out + quarere to seek, search. See Quest .]
1. Carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as, exquisite workmanship.

Plate of rare device, and jewels
Of reach and exquisite form.

I have no exquisite reason for 't, but I have reason good enough.

2. Exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense; as, exquisite pain or pleasure.

3. Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as, exquisite judgment, taste, or discernment.

His books of Oriental languages, wherein he was exquisite .

Syn. -- Nice; delicate; exact; refined; choice; rare; matchless; consummate; perfect.

Exquisite noun One who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy.

Exquisitely adverb In an exquisite manner or degree; as, lace exquisitely wrought.

To a sensitive observer there was something exquisitely painful in it.

Exquisiteness noun Quality of being exquisite.

Exquisitive adjective Eager to discover or learn; curious. [ Obsolete] Todd. -- Ex*quis"i*tive*ly , adverb [ Obsolete] Sir P. Sidney.

Exsanguine adjective Bloodless. [ R.]

Exsanguineous adjective Destitute of blood; anæmic; exsanguious.

Exsanguinity noun (Medicine) Privation or destitution of blood; -- opposed to plethora . Dunglison.

Exsanguinous adjective See Exsanguious .

Exsanguious adjective [ Latin exsanguis ; ex out + sanguis , sanguinis , blood. Confer Exsanguineous .]
1. Destitute of blood. Sir T. Browne.

2. (Zoology) Destitute of true, or red, blood, as insects.

Exscind transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Exscinded ; present participle & verbal noun Exscinding .] [ Latin exscindere ; ex out, from + scindere to cut.] To cut off; to separate or expel from union; to extirpate. Barrow.

The second presbytery of Philadelphia was also exscinded by that Assembly.
Am. Cyc.

Exscribe transitive verb [ Latin excribere ; ex out, from + scribere to write.] To copy; to transcribe. [ Obsolete] B. Jonson.

Exscript noun [ Latin exscriptus , past participle of exscribere .] A copy; a transcript. [ Obsolete] Bailey.

Exscriptural adjective [ Prefix ex-+scriptural .] Not in accordance with the doctrines of Scripture; unscriptural.

Exscutellate adjective [ Prefix ex- + scutellate .] (Zoology) Without, or apparently without, a scutellum; -- said of certain insects.

Exsect transitive verb [ Latin exsectio .]
1. A cutting out or away. E. Darwin.

2. (Surg.) The removal by operation of a portion of a limb; particularly, the removal of a portion of a bone in the vicinity of a joint; the act or process of cutting out.

Exsert transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Exserted ; present participle & verbal noun Exserting .] [ See Exsert , adjective , Exert .] To thrust out; to protrude; as, some worms are said to exsert the proboscis.

Exsert, Exserted adjective [ Latin exsertus , past participle of exserere to stretch out or forth. See Exert .] Standing out; projecting beyond some other part; as, exsert stamens.

A small portion of the basal edge of the shell exserted .
D. H. Barnes.

Exsertile adjective (Biol.) Capable of being thrust out or protruded. J. Fleming.

Exsiccant adjective [ Latin exsiccans , present participle of exsiccare . See Exsiccate .] Having the quality of drying up; causing a drying up. -- noun (Medicine) An exsiccant medicine.

Exsiccate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Exsiccated; present participle & verbal noun Exsiccating .] [ Latin exsiccatus , past participle of exsiccare to dry up; ex out + siccare to make dry, siccus dry.] To exhaust or evaporate moisture from; to dry up. Sir T. Browne.

Exsiccation noun [ Latin exsiccatio : confer French exsiccation .] The act of operation of drying; evaporation or expulsion of moisture; state of being dried up; dryness. Sir T. Browne.

Exsiccative adjective Tending to make dry; having the power of drying.

Exsiccator noun (Chemistry) An apparatus for drying substances or preserving them from moisture; a desiccator; also, less frequently, an agent employed to absorb moisture, as calcium chloride, or concentrated sulphuric acid.

Exsiliency noun [ Latin exsiliens leaping out, present participle of exsilire ; ex out + salire to leap.] A leaping out. [ R.] Latham.

Exsolution noun [ Latin exsolutio a release.] Relaxation. [ R.] Richardson (Dict. ).

Exspoliation noun [ Latin exspoliatio , from exspoliare to spoil, to plunder; ex out, from + spoliare . See Spoliate .] Spoliation. [ Obsolete or R.] Bp. Hall.

Exspuition noun [ Latin exspuitio ; ex out + spuere to spit: confer French exspuition .] A discharge of saliva by spitting. [ R.] E. Darwin.

Exsputory adjective Spit out, or as if spit out. " Exsputory lines." Cowper.

Exstipulate adjective [ Prefix ex- + stipulate .] (Botany) Having no stipules. Martyn.

Exstrophy noun [ Greek ... to turn inside out; ... = ... out + ... to turn.] (Medicine) The eversion or turning out of any organ, or of its inner surface; as, exstrophy of the eyelid or of the bladder.

Exsuccous adjective [ Latin exsuccus ; ex out + succus juice.] Destitute of juice; dry; sapless. Latham .

Exsuction noun [ Latin exsugere , exsuctum , to suck out; ex out + sugere to suck: confer French exsuccion .] The act of sucking out.

Exsudation noun Exudation.

Exsufflate transitive verb [ Latin exsufflare to blow at or upon; ex out + sufflare . See Sufflate .] (Eccles.) To exorcise or renounce by blowing.

Exsufflation noun [ Confer Late Latin exsufflatio .]
1. A blast from beneath. [ Obsolete] Bacon.

2. (Eccles.) A kind of exorcism by blowing with the breath. Jer. Taylor.

3. (Physiol.) A strongly forced expiration of air from the lungs.

Exsufflicate adjective Empty; frivolous. [ A Shakespearean word only once used. ]

Such exsufflicate and blown surmises.
Shak. (Oth. iii. 3, 182).

Exsuscitate transitive verb [ Latin exsuscitatus , past participle of exsuscitare ; ex out + suscitare . See Suscitate .] To rouse; to excite. [ Obsolete] Johnson.

Exsuscitation noun [ Latin exsuscitatio .] A stirring up; a rousing. [ Obsolete] Hallywell.

Extacy noun See Ecstasy . [ Obsolete]

Extance noun [ Latin extantia , exstantia , a standing out, from exstans , present participle See Extant .] Outward existence. [ Obsolete] Sir T. Browne.

Extancy noun [ Latin extantia , exstantia .] The state of rising above others; a projection. Evelyn. Boyle.

Extant adjective [ Latin extans , - antis , or exstans , -antis , present participle of extare , exstare , to stand out or forth; ex out + stare to stand: confer French extant . See Stand .]
1. Standing out or above any surface; protruded.

That part of the teeth which is extant above the gums.

A body partly immersed in a fluid and partly extant .

2. Still existing; not destroyed or lost; outstanding.

Writings that were extant at that time.
Sir M. Hale.

The extant portraits of this great man.
I. Taylor.

3. Publicly known; conspicuous. [ Obsolete] B. Jonson.

Extasy noun & transitive verb See Ecstasy , noun & transitive verb

Extatic adjective See Ecstatic , adjective

Extemporal adjective [ Latin extemporalis , from ex tempore .] Extemporaneous; unpremeditated. [ Obsolete] B. Jonson.

-- Ex*tem"po*ral*ly , adverb [ Obsolete]

Extemporanean adjective Extemporaneous. [ Obs] Burton.

Extemporaneous adjective [ See Extempore .] Composed, performed, or uttered on the spur of the moment, or without previous study; unpremeditated; off-hand; extempore; extemporary; as, an extemporaneous address or production. -- Ex*tem`po*ra"ne*ous*ly , adverb -- Ex*tem`po*ra"ne*ous*ness , noun

Extemporarily adverb Extemporaneously.

Extemporary adjective
1. Extemporaneous. "In extemporary prayer." Fuller.

2. Made for the occasion; for the time being. [ Obsolete] " Extemporary habitations." Maundrell.

Extempore adverb [ Latin ex out + tempus , temporis , time. See Temporal .] Without previous study or meditation; without preparation; on the spur of the moment; suddenly; extemporaneously; as, to write or speak extempore . Shak. -- adjective Done or performed extempore. " Extempore dissertation." Addison. " Extempore poetry." Dryden. -- noun Speaking or writing done extempore. [ Obsolete] Bp. Fell.