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Word: emend

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


More Vocab Words

::: visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
::: aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
::: recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
::: elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
::: incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion