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Word: emend

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


More Vocab Words

::: revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
::: unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: quietude - tranquillity; calmness
::: parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
::: pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
::: invective - abuse
::: badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
::: shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
::: knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough