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Word: edify

Definition: instruct; correct morally


More Vocab Words

::: espionage - spying
::: compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
::: suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
::: reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
::: hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
::: censorious - severely critical
::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate