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Word: emend

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


More Vocab Words

::: infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
::: gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
::: pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
::: dissonance - discord
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
::: pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
::: wizardry - sorcery; magic