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emanate to come or send forth; issue or emit.
emanation the act or an instance of emanating. [2 definitions]
emancipate to free from some external control or constraint, such as enslavement or ignorance. [2 definitions]
emancipation the act of freeing from some constraint or confinement. [2 definitions]
Emancipation Proclamation the declaration first introduced in 1862 by President Lincoln that freed all the slaves from Confederate states that were not yet under Union control during the United States Civil War.
emasculate to castrate. [2 definitions]
embalm to treat (a corpse) with preservatives before burial. [3 definitions]
embank to enclose or support with a mound or wall of earth or stone; construct an embankment around or along.
embankment a mound or bank of earth or stone formed to support a roadway, serve as a protective barrier, or the like.
embarcadero a place on the edge of a body of water where a boat can land, such as a wharf.
embargo a government injunction or other legal restriction on trade or the shipment of goods. [4 definitions]
embark to put or take aboard a ship or aircraft. [4 definitions]
embarkation the act or an instance of embarking.
embarrass to shame, disconcert, make ill at ease, or make painfully self-conscious. [5 definitions]
embarrassable combined form of embarrass.
embarrassed experiencing, expressing, or marked by feelings of shame, painful self-consciousness, or unease. [2 definitions]
embarrassing causing or accompanied by feelings of shame, painful self-consciousness, or unease.
embarrassment the condition of being embarrassed. [3 definitions]
embassy an ambassador and his staff. [4 definitions]
embattle to dispose or prepare (troops or a fortification) for battle. [2 definitions]
embattled under attack by enemies or opponents; involved in battle. [2 definitions]