enunciation, n. 1. delivery, presentation, attack, force of utterance; speech pattern, manner of speaking, mode of expression; emphasis, accent, accentuation, stress, syllable stress; articulating, pronouncing, modulating, intonating, vocalizing, enunciating; saying, expressing, uttering, voicing; delivering, presenting.
2. articulation, pronunciation, vocalization, voice, voicing, phonation; intonation, inflection, modulation; vociferation, exclamation, Rhet. ecphonesis.
3. announcement, proclamation, promulgation, annunciation, broadcast, statement, formal statement or announcement; notice, formal notice, notification; declaration, pronouncement, profession, enounce-ment; affirmation, asseveration, averment, avowal, avouchment, acknowledgment; allegation, accusation; protest, formal protest.
enunciative, adj. 1. vocal, oral, verbal, spoken, phonetic, phonetical; voiced, vocalized, articulated, pronounced; intoned, intonated, inflected, modulated; stressed, accented, accentuated, emphatic, emphasized; articulate, intelligible, distinct, clear, plain.
2. expressive, declarative, declaratory, enunciatory, enunciable; affirmative, affirmatory, assertive,
envelop, v. 1. enfold, enwrap, wrap, sheathe, case, cover; hide, conceal, embosk, shroud, enshroud, clothe, overlay; hood, cloak, shield, screen; protect, shelter.
2. encompass, enclose, encase, encircle, enwreathe, surround; clasp, embrace,
envelope, n. wrapper, wrapping, wrap; cover, covering, capsule, case, casing, container, holder, receptacle; skin, sheathe, condom; cod, Dial, pod, pocket; Biol, integument, Biol, theca.
envenom, v. 1. poison, empoison; infect, taint, pollute, contaminate, foul, befoul; vitiate, corrupt, debase.
2. embitter, exacerbate, acerbate, gall, rankle, bitter, sour; anger, incense, enrage, madden, infuriate, make [s.o.'s] blood boil,
enviable, adj. covetable, desirable, to be desired, much to be desired, worth having; appetizing, relish-able, mouth-watering, tempting; excellent, fine, good, pleasing, after one's own heart, worthy of emulation,
envious, adj. begrudging, jealous, resentful, greeneyed, green with envy, Obs. emulous; covetous, desirous, itching, yearning, hankering; discontent, malcontent, dissatisfied, displeased, unhappy,
environ, v. surround, encircle, ensphere, rim; gird, begird, girdle, engird, loop around; circumscribe, compass; encompass, enclose, envelop, hem in, embrace.
environment, n. 1. surroundings, milieu, conditions, influences, circumstances, Fr. mise en scúne habitat, medium, element; entourage, ambience, atmosphere, mood, aura; setting, scene, background.
2. encirclement, surrounding, encompassment.
environmentalist, n. 1. ecologist, naturalist; city planner, urbanist.
2. conservationist, preservationist, eco-activist, All Inf. clean-air freak, econut, anti-pollutionist, no-nuker; Thoreauvian, nature lover,
environs, n. outskirts, suburbs, faubourgs, purlieus, Fr. banlieue, precincts; surroundings, circumjacencies; vicinage, vicinity, neighborhood, Fr. alentours, street, district; exurbs, Sl. boonies, city limits, outer limits,
envisage, v. contemplate, visualize, envision, picture; daydream about, dream of, aspire to, look forward to, imagine, fancy; conceive, think up, have ideas about, Inf. dream up.
envoy, n. 1. diplomat, envoy extraordinary, minister, plenipotentiary, legate; ambassador, consul, at-tachd, chargd d'affaires.