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Word: emend

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


More Vocab Words

::: inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
::: transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
::: ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
::: mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
::: outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
::: peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
::: giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
::: incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable