em

short e sound: them, hem, gem, stem, ember, member, remember, emphasis, emphasize, empathize, embassy, empathy, empty, empire, emphasize, embryo, tremble, resemble, temple, template, temper, temperature, attempt, exempt, September, November, December

prefix em- /ɪm-/ (“cause to")
embattle, embarrass, embrace, emblazon, embolden, embark, embed, embody, employ, empower