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em |ɪm| — a quad with a square body
emaciate |əˈmeɪʃɪˌet| — cause to grow thin or weak
emaciated |ɪˈmeɪʃɪeɪtɪd| — very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
emaciation |ɪˌmeɪsɪˈeɪʃn| — extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
email |ˈiːmeɪl| — (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in
emanate |ˈeməneɪt| — proceed or issue forth, as from a source
emanated |ˈeməˌnetəd| — simple past tense and past participle of emanate
emanation |ˌeməˈneɪʃn| — something that is emitted or radiated (as a gas or an odor or a light, etc.)
emancipate |ɪˈmænsɪpeɪt| — give equal rights to; of women and minorities
emancipated |ɪˈmænsɪpeɪtɪd| — free from traditional social restraints
emancipation |ɪˌmænsɪˈpeɪʃn| — freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child
emancipationist |ɪˌmænsʌˈpeɪʃənɪst| — a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
emancipator — someone who frees others from bondage
emancipist |ɪˈmænsʌpɪst| — (Australia, historical) In penal colonies of early Australia, a convict who had been pardoned for good conduct; sometimes inclusively a convict whose sentence had completed, though one such was more usually called an expiree.
emarginate — having a notched tip
emasculate |ɪˈmæskjʊleɪt| — deprive of strength or vigor
emasculated |əˈmæskjuːˌletəd| — (of a male animal) having the testicles removed
emasculation |ɪˌmæskjʊˈleɪʃən| — loss of power and masculinity
embalm |ɪmˈbɑːm| — preserve a dead body
embalming |emˈbɑːmɪŋ| — Present participle of embalm.
embalmment |ɪmˈbɑːmənt| — preservation (of a dead body) by treating with balsams and drugs and other chemicals
embank |emˈbæŋk| — enclose with banks, as for support or protection
embankment |ɪmˈbæŋkmənt| — a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection
embarcadero |emˌbɑːrkəˈderəʊ| — (rare) A quay; a wharf.
embargo |ɪmˈbɑːrɡəʊ| — a government order imposing a trade barrier
embark |ɪmˈbɑːrk| — go on board
embarkation |ˌembarˈkeɪʃən| — the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
embarrass |ɪmˈbærəs| — cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
embarrassed |ɪmˈbærəst| — feeling or caused to feel ill at ease or self-conscious or ashamed
embarrassing |ɪmˈbærəsɪŋ| — hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
embarrassingly |ɪmˈbærəsɪŋlɪ| — causing embarrassment
embarrassment |ɪmˈbærəsmənt| — the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
embassy |ˈembəsɪ| — a diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work
embattle |əmˈbadl| — fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
embattled |ɪmˈbætld| — (of a person) beset by difficulties or conflict
embay |emˈbeɪ| — 1600, Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, XII, lxii:
embed |ɪmˈbed| — fix or set securely or deeply
embedded |ɪmˈbedɪd| — enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass
embedding |ɪmˈbedɪŋ| — (mathematics) A map which maps a subspace (smaller structure) to the whole space (larger structure).
embellish |ɪmˈbelɪʃ| — add details to
embellished |emˈbelɪʃt| — simple past tense and past participle of embellish
embellishment |ɪmˈbelɪʃmənt| — elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
ember |ˈembər| — a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
ember-goose |ˈembəɡuːs| — The great northern loon, Gavia immer.
embezzle |ɪmˈbezl| — appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
embezzlement |ɪmˈbezlmənt| — the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
embezzler |emˈbezələr| — someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
embitter |ɪmˈbɪtər| — cause to be bitter or resentful
embittered |emˈbɪtərd| — Simple past tense and past participle of embitter.
emblazon |ɪmˈbleɪzn| — decorate with colors
emblem |ˈembləm| — special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
emblematic |ˌembləˈmætɪk| — serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
emblematical |ˌemblɪˈmætɪkəl| — serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
emblematize |emˈbleməˌtaɪz| — To stand as an emblem for; to represent.
embodied |emˈbɑːdɪd| — possessing or existing in bodily form
embodiment |ɪmˈbɑːdɪmənt| — a new personification of a familiar idea
embody |ɪmˈbɑːdɪ| — represent in bodily form
embolden |ɪmˈbəʊldən| — give encouragement to
emboldening |ɪmˈbəʊldənɪŋ| — Present participle of embolden.
embolism |ˈembəlɪzəm| — an insertion into a calendar
embonpoint |ˌɒmbɒnˈpwɑːŋ| — the bodily property of being well rounded
embosom |emˈbʊzəm| — To draw to or into one's bosom; to treasure.
emboss |ɪmˈbɔːs| — raise in a relief
embouchure |ˌɑːmbʊˈʃʊr| — the aperture of a wind instrument into which the player blows directly
embowel |əmˈbaʊəl| — To remove the bowels; disembowel.
embower |əmˈbaʊ(ə)r| — enclose in a bower
embrace |ɪmˈbreɪs| — the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
embracery |emˈbreɪsəriː| — (law) An attempt to bribe or illegally influence a jury or member of a jury
embracing |emˈbreɪsɪŋ| — the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
embranchment |emˈbræntʃmʌnt| — A branching forth, as of trees for example.
embrangle |emˈbræŋɡʌl| — make more complicated or confused through entanglements
embrasure |ɪmˈbreɪʒər| — an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
embrittle |əmˈbrɪdl| — make brittle
embrocate |ˈembrəʊkeɪt| — administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
embrocation |ˌembrəˈkeɪʃn| — a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
embroider |ɪmˈbrɔɪdər| — decorate with needlework
embroidered |emˌbrɔɪdərd| — simple past tense and past participle of embroider
embroidery |ɪmˈbrɔɪdərɪ| — elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
embroil |ɪmˈbrɔɪl| — force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
embroilment |ɪmˈbrɔɪlmənt| — an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
embrown |ɪmˈbræʊn| — cause to darken
embryo |ˈembrɪəʊ| — (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium
embryology |ˌembrɪˈɑːlədʒɪ| — the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms
embryonic |ˌembrɪˈɑːnɪk| — of an organism prior to birth or hatching
embus |ɪmˈbʌs| — to put (troops) onto a bus
emcee |emˈsiː| — a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
emend |ɪˈmend| — make improvements or corrections to
emendate |ˈiːmənˌdeɪt| — (obsolete) emended, corrected, restored
emendation |ˌiːmenˈdeɪʃn| — a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing
emended |ɪˈmendɪd| — improved or corrected by critical editing
emerald |ˈemərəld| — a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone
emerge |ɪˈmɜːrdʒ| — come out into view, as from concealment
emerged |ˌɪˈmɜːdʒd| — simple past tense and past participle of emerge.
emergence |ɪˈmɜːrdʒəns| — the gradual beginning or coming forth
emergency |ɪˈmɜːrdʒənsɪ| — a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
emergent |ɪˈmɜːrdʒənt| — occurring unexpectedly and requiring urgent action
emerging |ɪˈmɜrdʒɪŋ| — coming to maturity
emeritus |ɪˈmerɪtəs| — a professor or minister who is retired from assigned duties
emersion |ɪˈmɜːrʒən| — (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
emery |ˈemərɪ| — a hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper)
emery-cloth |ˈemərɪklɒθ| — An abrasive material, like sandpaper, made by gluing grains of emery to a cloth or paper surface.
emery-paper |ˈemərɪˌpeɪpə| — An abrasive material, like sandpaper, made by gluing grains of emery to a cloth or paper surface.
emetic |ɪˈmetɪk| — a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
emetine |ˈemɪtiːn| — A white crystalline bitter alkaloid extracted from ipecacuanha root, and regarded as its peculiar emetic principle.
emeu |ˈiːmjuː| — Obsolete form of emu.
emigrant |ˈemɪɡrənt| — someone who leaves one country to settle in another
emigrate |ˈemɪɡreɪt| — leave one's country of residence for a new one
emigrating |ˈeməˌɡretɪŋ| — Present participle of emigrate.
emigration |ˌemɪˈɡreɪʃn| — migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another)
emigre |ˈeməˌɡre| — someone who leaves one country to settle in another
eminence |ˈemɪnəns| — high status importance owing to marked superiority
eminency — prominence or relative importance
eminent |ˈemɪnənt| — standing above others in quality or position
eminently |ˈemɪnəntlɪ| — in an eminent manner
emir |eˈmɪr| — an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
emissary |ˈemɪserɪ| — someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
emission |ɪˈmɪʃn| — the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
emissive |əˈmɪsɪv| — Of, pertaining to, or having the capacity to emit radiation or matter; emitting
emit |ɪˈmɪt| — expel (gases or odors)
emitted |eˈmɪtəd| — simple past tense and past participle of emit
emitter |əˈmɪdər| — the electrode in a transistor where electrons originate
emitting |eˈmɪtɪŋ| — Present participle of emit.
emmet |ˈemət| — social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
emolliate — To soften; to render effeminate.
emollient |ɪˈmɑːlɪənt| — toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
emolument |ɪˈmɑːljʊmənt| — compensation received by virtue of holding an office or having employment (usually in the form of wages or fees)
emote |ɪˈməʊt| — give expression or emotion to, in a stage or movie role
emotion |ɪˈməʊʃn| — any strong feeling
emotional |ɪˈməʊʃənl| — (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
emotionalism |ɪˈməʊʃnəlɪzm| — emotional nature or quality
emotionality |ɪˌməʊʃəˈnælɪtiː| — emotional nature or quality
emotionally |ɪˈməʊʃənəlɪ| — in an emotional manner
emotive |ɪˈməʊtɪv| — characterized by emotion
empale |ɪmˈpeɪl| — pierce with a sharp stake or point
empanel |ɪmˈpænl| — enter into a list of prospective jurors
empathetic |ˌempəˈθetɪk| — showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states
empathic |emˈpaθɪk| — showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states
empathize |ˈempəθaɪz| — be understanding of
empathy |ˈempəθɪ| — understanding and entering into another's feelings
empennage |ˌɑːmpəˈnɑːʒ| — the rear part of an aircraft
emperor |ˈempərər| — the male ruler of an empire
emphases |ˈemfəˌsɪz| — plural form of emphasis
emphasis |ˈemfəsɪs| — special importance or significance
emphasize |ˈemfəsaɪz| — to stress, single out as important
emphasized |ˈemfəˌsaɪzd| — spoken with emphasis
emphasizing |ˈemfəˌsaɪzɪŋ| — the act of giving special importance or significance to something
emphatic |ɪmˈfætɪk| — spoken with emphasis
emphatically |ɪmˈfætɪklɪ| — without question and beyond doubt
emphysema |ˌemfɪˈsiːmə| — an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
empire |ˈempaɪər| — the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
empiric |əmˈpɪrɪk| — relying on medical quackery
empirical |ɪmˈpɪrɪkl| — derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
empirically |ɪmˈpɪrɪklɪ| — in an empirical manner
empiricism |ɪmˈpɪrɪsɪzəm| — (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience
empiricist |ɪmˈpɪrɪsɪst| — a philosopher who subscribes to empiricism
emplacement |ɪmˈpleɪsmənt| — military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
emplane |emˈpleɪn| — board a plane
employ |ɪmˈplɔɪ| — the state of being employed or having a job
employable |ɪmˈplɔɪəbl| — a person who is qualified and ready to work
employe |ɑːmˈplɔɪeɪ| — Alternative spelling of employee.
employed |emˌplɔɪd| — put to use
employee |ɪmˈplɔɪiː| — a worker who is hired to perform a job
employer |ɪmˈplɔɪər| — a person or firm that employs workers
employment |ɪmˈplɔɪmənt| — the state of being employed or having a job
empoison |emˈpɔɪzən| — 1600, Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, X, lxv:And with empoison'd cups our souls beguiles,
empoisoned — simple past tense and past participle of empoison
empoisoning — Present participle of empoison.
emporium |emˈpɔːrɪəm| — a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandise; commonly part of a retail chain
empower |ɪmˈpaʊər| — give or delegate power or authority to
empowered |ˌɪmˈpaʊərd| — invested with legal power or official authority especially as symbolized by having a scepter
empowering |ˌɪmˈpaʊərɪŋ| — Present participle of empower.
empowerment |ɪmˈpaʊərmənt| — the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
empress |ˈemprəs| — a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor
emprise |emˈpraɪz| — (archaic) An enterprise or endeavor, especially a quest or adventure.
emptied |ˈemptɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of empty
empties |ˈemptɪz| — third-person singular simple present indicative form of empty
emptiness |ˈemptɪnəs| — the state of containing nothing
empty |ˈemptɪ| — a container that has been emptied
empty-handed |ˌemptɪ ˈhændɪd| — having acquired or gained nothing
empty-headed |ˌemptɪ ˈhedɪd| — lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
emptying |ˈemptɪɪŋ| — the act of removing the contents of something
emptyings |ˈemptɪɪŋz| — plural form of emptying
empurple |əmˈpərpəl| — color purple
empurpled |ɪmˈpɜːpəld| — excessively elaborate or showily expressed
empyreal |emˈpɪriːəl| — inspiring awe
empyrean |ˌempaɪˈriːən| — the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
emu |ˈiːmjuː| — any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism
emulate |ˈemjʊleɪt| — strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
emulating |ˈemjəˌletɪŋ| — Present participle of emulate.
emulation |ˌemjʊˈleɪʃn| — ambition to equal or excel
emulative |ˈemjʊlətɪv| — Having a tendency to emulate others; imitative
emulgent — Of a straining or purifying process
emulous |ˈemjʊləs| — eager to surpass others
emulsify |ɪˈmʌlsɪfaɪ| — cause to become an emulsion; make into an emulsion
emulsion |ɪˈmʌlʃn| — (chemistry) a colloid in which both phases are liquids
emulsive |ɪˈmʌlsɪv| — That yields an emulsion (a milk-like substance)