fluent, efflux, efflorescence, exhalation, effluvium, mephiles; proceeds, issue, discharge, drainage, leakage, percolation, disemboguement; karma, aura, vibrations, Inf. vibes.
2. flowing, arising, emerging, springing, welling; issuance, emergence, escape, outflow, oozing, gushing, outpouring, effluence, Phys. Geog. debouchment,
emancipate, v. free, liberate, enfranchise, affranchise, franchise, manumit; release, loose, loosen, let loose, turn loose, set loose, set free, let go, disimprison, unmew; disenthrall, unfetter, unbind, untie, unbridle, unyoke, unshackle, unchain, unhandcuff, unmuzzle, Archaic, untruss; deliver, rescue, ransom, redeem, Theol. save.
emancipation, n. freedom, freeing, liberation, liberty, liberating, enfranchisement, enfranchising, affranchisement, affranchising, franchisement, franchising, manumitting; release, releasing, loosing, loosening, disimprisoning; disenthrallment, disenthralling, unfettering, unbinding, untying, unbridling, unyoking, unshackling, unchaining; deliverance, delivery, delivering, rescue, rescuing, ransom, ransoming, redemption, redeeming, Both Theol. salvation, saving,
emancipator, n. liberator, deliverer, rescuer, preserver; freer, manumitter, enfranchise^ releaser; breaker of bonds, Both Theol. Savior, Redeemer,
emasculate, v. 1. castrate, asexualize, alter, de-masculinize, effeminize; unman, eunuchize, (both of fowl) capon, caponize, (of horses) geld, Inf fix, Inf. cut; maim, cripple, mutilate.
2. weaken, soften, debilitate; render harmless, render ineffectual, pull the teeth from, take the teeth out of, remove the sting or bite of; (all of literature) expurgate, bowdlerize, censor, Inf. clean up, purge,
emasculation, n. 1. castration, asexualization, alteration, demasculinization, effeminization; unmanning, eunuchizing, (of fowl) caponization, (of horses) gelding, Inf. fixing, Inf. cutting; maiming, crippling, mutilation.
2. weakening, softening, debilitation; expurgation, bowdlerization, censoring, Inf cleaning up, purging,
embalm, v. 1. (all of a corpse) preserve, mummify, anoint, treat with aromatics, prepare for burial, lay out.
2. (all of memories) keep in mind, remember, cherish, enshrine, immortalize; reminisce, look back on, go over, relive, reexperience.
3. stunt, dwarf, stop or slow the development of.
4. perfume, scent, give fragrance to, aromatize,
embank, v. bank, bank up, mound, dike; fortify, secure, protect, defend, guard, shield.
embankment, n. 1. bank, mound, elevation of earth, Phys. Geog. levee; dike, dam, breakwater, mole; pier, jetty, quay, wharf.
2. causeway, Brit. Dial, causey, raised road or path, viaduct, bridge.
3. wall, rampart, bulwark, Fort, breastwork; railing, balustrade, Fort, parapet, Mil. earthwork, fence, palisade, Fort, stockade.
embargo, n. restriction, restraint of commerce or trade, restraint, impediment, hindrance, check, barrier, inhibition; standstill, stoppage, shut down, quarantine, prohibition, proscription, interdiction, ban.
embark, v. 1. board ship, go aboard, take ship; sail, set sail, put to sea, weigh anchor, get under way, hoist the blue peter.
2. begin, commence, undertake, go into, enter upon, venture into, set about; launch into, plunge into, broach, institute, start, take the first step; take up, tackle, turn one's hand to, assume,
embarrass, v. 1. disconcert, chagrin, make uncom-