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Word: emend

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


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::: humid - damp; N. humidity
::: captious - faultfinding; too critical
::: dispirited - lacking in spirit
::: procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
::: contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
::: discombobulated - discomposed; confused
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
::: pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold