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Word: emend

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


More Vocab Words

::: disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
::: eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
::: abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
::: verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
::: taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
::: indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
::: dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck