emove

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French esmouvoir, from classical Latin ēmoveō; see emotion.

Verb[edit]

emove (third-person singular simple present emoves, present participle emoving, simple past and past participle emoved)

  1. (archaic, poetic) To stir or arouse emotion in (someone); to cause to feel emotion
    • 1748, James Thomson, The Castle of Indolence, L:LXVI
      What brought you to this Seat of Peace and Love?
      While with kind Nature, here amid the Grove,
      We pass’d the harmless Sabbath of our Time,
      What to disturb it could, fell Men, emove
      Your barbarous Hearts? Is Happiness a Crime?

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēmovē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of ēmoveō