1. earnest money money given by a buyer to a seller to bind a contract
  2. Ernest Hemingway an American writer of fiction who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1954 (1899-1961)
  3. Ernst Mach Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
  4. earnestness the trait of being serious
  5. earnestly in a serious manner
  6. harvest moon the full moon nearest the September equinox
  7. ransom money money demanded for the return of a captured person
  8. adrenosterone a steroid having androgenic activity
  9. anastomose come together or open into each other
  10. harvestman spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs
  11. rhinestone an imitation diamond made from rock crystal or glass or paste
  12. hornstone a fine-grained metamorphic rock formed by the action of heat on clay rocks
  13. turnstone migratory shorebirds of the plover family that turn over stones in searching for food
  14. Ernest Bevin British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
  15. earnest characterized by a firm, humorless belief in one's opinions
  16. transit zone a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean; includes the principal routes used by drug smugglers
  17. earned run a run that was not scored as the result of an error by the other team
  18. Ernest Walton Irish physicist who first split an atom
  19. Penstemon large genus of subshrubs or herbs having showy blue or purple or red or yellow or white flowers; mostly western North America
  20. Ernest Solvay Belgian chemist who developed the Solvay process and built factories exploiting it (1838-1922)

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