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edify
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War and Peace
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  • She said the count had died as she would herself wish to die, that his end was not only touching but edifying.
  • He imagined men such as he had himself been a fortnight ago, and he addressed an edifying exhortation to them.

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  • She edifies and inspires her supporters everywhere she speaks.
  • I do not suppose the situation my friend Mrs Rooke is in at present, will furnish much either to interest or edify me.
    Austen, Jane  --  Persuasion

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