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edify
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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to instruct — morally or intellectually
  • On a walk one day with Our Father he pointed out for his daughters' edification a carburetor air-filter lid boiling a family's dinner over a cookfire, and a jeep muffler being put to use by six boys at once, as a drum.
    Book 1 — Genesis (34% in)

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