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Word: emend

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


More Vocab Words

::: filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
::: discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
::: malady - illness
::: jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
::: maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
::: ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
::: blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
::: patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
::: ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
::: osseous - made of bone; bony