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noun as in a revision

noun as in improvement

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The suggested emendation satisfies the conditions, and makes better sense.

Giffords emendation to lived for the sake of grammatical regularity, which is followed by all later editors, is unwarranted.

The translation of this line is founded solely on a conjectural emendation of the text.

One instance, though practically certain, is the result of conjectural emendation.

It was not what Caroline meant to say, but she accepted the emendation, with just the slightest air of deprecation.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to emendation, such as: change, correction, editing, and revisal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.