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Word: emend

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


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::: execrable - very bad; detestable
::: compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
::: subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
::: conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
::: wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
::: recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
::: cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
::: contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
::: condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
::: sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone