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synonyms for emend

  • alter
  • amend
  • better
  • edit
  • improve
  • polish
  • rectify
  • redact
  • retouch
  • revise
  • right
  • emendate
  • touch up
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antonyms for emend

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  • damage
  • harm
  • injure
  • ruin
  • worsen
  • make mistake
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How to use emend in a sentence

Partly with the help of Toup, we may emend this corrupt passage as follows: , , .
ON THE SUBLIMELONGINUS
To emend the Vulgate by the Hebrew and Greek is exactly what the heretics seek to do.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 4HENRY CHARLES LEA
Second, all critics have agreed to condemn the digression in which Theobald advertised his ability to emend Greek texts.
PREFACE TO THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (1734)LEWIS THEOBALD
Some of these are trivial slips that a scribe copying B might emend on his own initiative, or perhaps by a lucky mistake.
A SIXTH-CENTURY FRAGMENT OF THE LETTERS OF PLINY THE YOUNGERELIAS AVERY LOWE AND EDWARD KENNARD RAND
The alteration is very slight, affecting only one letter, and may be due to error in transcription or to mere desire to emend.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOL. 2ALEXANDER MACLAREN
Others would slightly emend the text so as to read, "I pronounce happy," or "Happy are we."
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOLUME IIIALEXANDER MACLAREN
Emend′als, funds set apart for repairs in the accounts of the Inner Temple.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
Some critical scholar of eminence should be called upon to emend or explain this mysterious passage.
EOTHENA. W. KINGLAKE
That the last line is nonsense was clear to every one; but no critic ever could emend it.
THE SHAKESPEARE-EXPOSITOR: AN AID TO THE PERFECT UNDERSTANDING OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYSTHOMAS KEIGHTLEY
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