a. intended to teach
b. overly moralistic; preachy
to instruct for intellectual, moral, or spiritual improvement
to explain or make clear
possessing great knowledge and scholarship
understood only by an elite, scholarly, or exclusive group; obscure
a. to inspire or influence thoroughly
b. to stain or dye thoroughly
to instruct in or impart certain principles or ideology
a. the art or profession of teaching
b. the body of knowledge related to education and teaching
overly concerned with or narrowly focused on book learning or formal rules
a. a person of great learning about a particular topic; an expert
b. a source of opinion; a critic
protection; sponsorship; guidance
something done to make up for a wrong, an injury, or a mistake; compensation
peacemaking; appeasing; intended to overcome distrust, animosity, or conflict
tending to cause or bring about; favorable to
to free from difficulty or entanglement
to annoy with repeated and insistent requests; to ask for urgently or repeatedly
to help opposing sides reach an agreement; to intervene in a conflict in order to improve the situation
to make less severe; to soften, lessen, or moderate
a. to support or sponsor
b. to go as a customer; to shop at regularly
c. to treat as inferior
to restore something to an earlier condition, by repairing or remodeling
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