Word of the Day – Edify

By August 19, 2017Word of the Day

Edify (verb)


Instruct or improve (someone) morally or intellectually.

Middle English: from Old French edifier, from Latin aedificare ‘build’, from aedis ‘dwelling’ + facere ‘make’ (compare with edifice).

Example sentences

“I can attempt edify him but I’m not sure he’ll change his ways.”

Word of the Day – Itinerant

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Itinerant (adj) (noun)


Travelling from place to place. / A person who travels from place to place.

Late 16th century (used to describe a judge travelling on a circuit): from late Latin itinerant- ‘travelling’, from the verb itinerari, from Latin iter, itiner- ‘journey, road’.

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