- excess-profits tax.
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Examples from the Web for ept
It is really upon the Ept, a tributary of the Seine, distant half a mile.Rambles in Normandy
I offen think o' thet when I set down to write, but the winders air so ept to git stuck, and breakin' a pane costs sunthin'.
Word Origin and History for ept
1938, back-formation from inept, usually with an attempt at comical effect. Related: Eptitude; eptly.
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