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Your letter was easily read, the pagination presented no difficulty, and I read it with much edification and gusto.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
All these things we will describe for the edification of people under similar circumstances to ourselves.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL 58, NO. 357, JULY 1845VARIOUS
You show wit, and I see you think to play the man of importance for my edification.
AMPHITRYONMOLIERE
At any rate his daughter passes her day of edification entirely without his assistance.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
Finally, Nachmanides wrote, not only for educational and theological ends, but also for edification.
CHAPTERS ON JEWISH LITERATUREISRAEL ABRAHAMS
In Bossuet's opinion, as in Gerson's, these things are matters of edification, not of faith.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
They determined to make of it, not a stone of stumbling, but rather an example of zeal and a subject of edification.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
It was his familiar flourish, an old story to Bibbs, and now jovially declaimed for the edification of Mary Vertrees.
THE TURMOILBOOTH TARKINGTON
All the fashionable fiction of the day passed through my hands, much to my gradual enlightenment, if not to my edification.
THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
Would it have been right that I should have passed it by in silent contemplation for my own edification only?
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
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admonition

WORDS RELATED TO EDIFICATION

  • advices
  • briefings
  • directions
  • directives
  • informations
  • injunctions
  • mandates
  • orders
  • plans
  • rulings
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