Definition of 'edify'
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My time in its replacement was rather less edifying. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He awoke to news that was rather less edifying. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was not a terribly edifying spectacle. THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)It was hardly the most edifying of spectacles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It may not be an edifying spectacle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was not an edifying sight. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is not an edifying experience. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That is why it is edifying to see Northampton back where they belong. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But when film opportunities came his way, the results were less edifying. Times, Sunday Times (2010)None of this was particularly edifying, but at least it singled out the middle years as the trickiest. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The second period, thankfully, was a more edifying spectacle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Not the most edifying sight of the TV week, admittedly. The Sun (2008)
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