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Word: emend

Definition: correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement

More Vocab Words

::: narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
::: lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
::: substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
::: genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
::: acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
::: atypical - not normal; not typical
::: militant - combative; bellicose; N.
::: expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
::: climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
::: confound - confuse; puzzle