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Synonyms for edifying

enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement

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On March 18, rather than holding a news conference in which he might finally be exposed to tough questions, he orated edifyingly about how America's racial problem is so complex, so deep-rooted, so multifaceted that the only possible solution is to elect him president.
Sissy edifyingly recalled her colonic irrigation, adding: "Wee can be very good for you.
The sort of influence wielded by the Countess edifyingly to intervene in a crisis (and so unlike Isabel's alleged "influence" with Pansy's suitors or the effect of a convent upbringing on the daughter of a good-for-nothing expatriate).
One of Zhao's charts edifyingly divides Gao's key works into the three successive stages of "explorative" (or experimental), "mythological," and "Zen/xieyi.
Rousseau gracefully and edifyingly speaks of his own critical odyssey as a teacher of Pope.
What might edifyingly be sung by puritanical London merchants is revealed by Brett Usher.