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Word: emend

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


More Vocab Words

::: obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
::: rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
::: ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
::: curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
::: venerate - revere; treat with great respect
::: nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose