(E*mo"tive) a. Attended by, or having the character of, emotion. H. Brooke. E*mo"tive*ly,
(E*mo"tive*ness), n. Susceptibility to emotion. G. Eliot.
(E`mo*tiv"i*ty) n. Emotiveness. Hickok.
(E*move") v. t. To move. [Obs.] Thomson.
(Em*pair") v. t. To impair. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Em*pais"tic) a. [Gr. fr. to stamp in; in + to strike.] (Fine Arts) Having to do with inlaid work;
especially used with reference to work of the ancient Greeks.
(Em*pale") v. t. [Pref. em- (L. in) + pale: cf. OF. empalir.] To make pale. [Obs.]
No bloodless malady empales their face.G. Fletcher.
(Em*pale"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Empaled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Empaling.] [OF. empaler to palisade,
pierce, F. empaler to punish by empalement; pref. em- (L. in) + OF. & F. pal a pale, stake. See Pale
a stake, and cf. Impale.] [Written also impale.]
1. To fence or fortify with stakes; to surround with a line of stakes for defense; to impale.
All that dwell near enemies empale villages, to save themselves from surprise.Sir W. Raleigh.
2. To inclose; to surround. See Impale.
3. To put to death by thrusting a sharpened stake through the body.
4. (Her.) Same as Impale.
(Em*pale"ment) n. [Cf. F. empalement, fr. empaler. See Empale.] [Written also impalement.]
1. A fencing, inclosing, or fortifying with stakes.
2. A putting to death by thrusting a sharpened stake through the body.
3. (Her.) Same as Impalement.