1. auspicious indicating favorable circumstances and good luck
  2. Espana a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
  3. expanse a wide and open space or area, as of land, sea, or sky
  4. espionage the systematic use of spies to obtain secrets
  5. assonance the repetition of similar vowels in successive words
  6. response the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
  7. Spinus in some classifications considered a subgenus of Carduelis: siskins and New World goldfinches
  8. suspense an uncertain cognitive state
  9. Espagnole brown sauce with tomatoes and a caramelized mixture of minced carrots and onions and celery seasoned with Madeira
  10. Japanese of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language
  11. espresso strong coffee made by forcing hot water through coffee beans
  12. esplanade a stretch of pavement or grass for walking by the seashore
  13. auspices kindly endorsement and guidance
  14. expand extend in one or more directions
  15. dispense administer or bestow, as in small portions
  16. aspen any of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind
  17. Aspinwall a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
  18. Caspian Sea a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world
  19. asparagus plant with long green stems that is eaten as a vegetable
  20. Aspis horned vipers