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edify
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
to instruct — morally or intellectually
  • A most edifying representative I shall make of all the domestic virtues—don't you think so?
    Chapters 37-38 (76% in)
  • "It is possible," said Morcerf; "my father has in his study a genealogical tree which will tell you all that, and on which I made commentaries that would have greatly edified Hozier and Jaucourt.
    Chapters 41-42 (22% in)

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