Except, prep. and conj. excluding, save, but, with the exception
Accept, v. to receive with approval, favor, or formality
Tina was accepted by each college she applied to, except her fall-back school.
Exited, v. past of “exit” – to leave
Excited, adj. stirred emotionally
Although the band had exited the stage, the house lights hadn’t come on, so the crowd knew better than to head towards the exits. They kept shouting for “One more song” until the stage lights went dark. As soon as the band began their encore, the audience erupted in excited cheering.
Express, v. to state or show, to press out
adj. explicit, special, direct
Espresso, n. a type of strong coffee