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embrace to hold closely in one's arms; hug. [3 definitions]
embroider to make or decorate with needlework. [2 definitions]
embroidery the art or result of sewing designs on cloth; needlework.
embryo an animal or plant that is just starting to develop. An embryo grows inside an egg, a seed, or its mother.
emerald a clear green stone that is used in jewelry. [2 definitions]
emerge to rise up from or come into view. [2 definitions]
emergency a serious situation or sudden crisis that calls for fast action.
emery a powder made from a hard mineral. It is used for grinding and polishing.
emigrant one who leaves a country to live in another.
emigrate to leave one country or region in order to settle in another.
eminent standing above others in fame or achievement; outstanding.
emission the act of emitting.
emit to send out or give off. [2 definitions]
emoticon (from emotion icon) a small icon made of punctuation characters and letters that is placed in an e-mail; smiley. An emoticon shows the mood of the writer, such as :-( and :-D
emotion a strong feeling such as joy, hatred, sorrow, or fear. When one feels an emotion, there are physical changes such as an increase in pulse, crying, or trembling. [2 definitions]
emotional having to do with strong feeling or emotion. [3 definitions]
emperor the male ruler of an empire.
emphasis special importance. [2 definitions]
emphasize to give particular attention to; stress.
empire a group of nations or peoples under one ruler or government.
employ to make use of; use. [2 definitions]