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Word: edify

Definition: instruct; correct morally


More Vocab Words

::: grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
::: interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
::: inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight