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Earthlings

a human - used in science fiction stories

emit

to send out gas, heat, light, sound

establish

[transitive]

to start a company, organization, system, etc that is intended to exist or continue for a long time [= found]:
 
The city of Boerne was established by German settlers in the 1840s.
Our goal is to establish a new research centre in the North

exclude

to not allow someone to take part in something or not allow them to enter a place, especially in a way that seems wrong or unfair [≠ include]:

a mainstream exhibition that excluded women artists

expect

demand

to demand that someone does something because it is a duty or seems reasonable

expect something from somebody
The officer expects complete obedience from his troops.
expect somebody to do something
I can't expect her to be on time if I'm late myself.
expect a lot of somebody/expect too much of somebody (=think someone can do more than may be possible)
The school expects a lot of its students.