GRE Word List


instruct; correct morally

The meaning of the word edify is instruct; correct morally.

Random words

immobilitystate of being immovable
aliasan assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
reaperone who harvests grain; Ex. the Grim Reaper; V. reap: cut and gather (crop); harvest a crop
renovaterestore to good condition; renew
sherbetflavored dessert ice
appositeappropriate; fitting
beliecontradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
smearspread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
excoriatescold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
undermineweaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath