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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

So as to enlighten, elevate or uplift.

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  • For a truly vapid and incomprehensible yet edifyingly elitist waste of time, do read His Grace's fine paeons to the terminally passionless and intellectually banal.
  • Finding that he was a character, I carried on the conversation; and he talked most edifyingly to all in the room, as he spoke loud enough to be heard at the very end.
  • While these folks seem quite sincere in their worship, and are edifyingly from my point of view opposed to abortion, their attitudes when the homeless come up are...
  • Gellert which vividly and edifyingly impressed young hearts. for more
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