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synonyms for edify

  • enlighten
  • uplift
  • educate
  • improve
  • teach
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How to use edify in a sentence

For the plurality of churches, without ministers and order, shall rather hurt than edify.
THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF RELIGION IN SCOTLANDJOHN KNOX
Historic fidelity is to him a matter of indifference; he is only anxious to edify the reader.
THE APOSTLESERNEST RENAN
He will do his best to edify and amuse them: they may remember Cintino some day!
THE BROWNING CYCLOPDIAEDWARD BERDOE
I must own that the spectacle which I witnessed on the day of my presentation did not edify me.
BIOGRAPHIES OF DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIFIC MENFRANCOIS ARAGO
Compassion may display itself in readiness both to relieve the physical needs of another, and to edify his character.
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Ayloffe showed as much contempt of death as either Argyle or Rumbold: but his end did not, like theirs, edify pious minds.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
But since you must edify us, out with your proof that the blessed angels were so born.
THE REMARKABLE HISTORY OF SIR THOMAS UPMORE, BART., M.P., FORMERLY KNOWN AS "TOMMY UPMORE"R. D. BLACKMORE
These quarrels as to method have their value, but it is a secondary value; they will never console a heart or edify a conscience.
AMIEL'S JOURNALHENRI-FRDRIC AMIEL
He that speaketh in an unknown tongue may edify himself perhaps; but he that speaketh in a known one, edifieth the Church.
MODERN SKEPTICISM: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE LAND OF DOUBT AND BACK AGAINJOSEPH BARKER
This organization was given to edify the Saints, to bring about a unity of faith and a knowledge of the Son of God.
DEFENSE OF THE FAITH AND THE SAINTS (VOLUME 1 OF 2)B. H. ROBERTS
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WORDS RELATED TO EDIFY

  • abridge
  • advise
  • apprise
  • edify
  • enlighten
  • epitomize
  • explain
  • fill in
  • give rundown
  • give the lowdown
  • inform
  • initiate
  • instruct
  • let in on
  • orient
  • prepare
  • prime
  • recapitulate
  • show the lay of the land
  • show the ropes
  • summarize
  • tip off
  • update
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