/ˈɛdəfaɪ/

verb

1 a to instruct and improve, especially in moral and religious knowledge. b to teach. c to persuade. 2 a to build. b to construct.

After taking young Bryan’s confession, Father Murphy felt the most edifying act of contrition would be to make the boy touch his old, wrinkled penis.


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“Edify.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/edify. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “edify”, accessed April 14, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/edify.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Edify. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved April 14, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/edify


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