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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To instruct and improve, especially in moral or religious knowledge.

Usage examples (36)
  • The congregation gathered every Sunday to hear their pastor's edifying message.
  • Verb (used with object), : religious paintings that edify the viewer
  • There are however circumstances, I argue, where the use of invective and insult, if not edifying, is at least justifiable.
  • They are very nice examples of the gothic form, employing noble materials, good colour and detailing, and in edifying proportions. for more
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