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Word: edify

Definition: instruct; correct morally


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::: eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
::: iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
::: scrappy - quarrelsome
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
::: sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
::: trickster - person who cheats people
::: vying - contending; CF. vie
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause