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 for Edified
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Edify \Ed"i*fy\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Edified; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Edifying.] [F. ['e]difier, L. aedificare; aedes a building,
     house, orig., a fireplace (akin to Gr. ? to burn, Skr. idh to
     kindle, OHG. eit funeral pile, AS. [=a]d, OIr. aed fire) +
     facere to make. See Fact, -fy.]
     1. To build; to construct. [Archaic]
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              There was a holy chapel edified.      --Spenser.
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     2. To instruct and improve, especially in moral and religious
        knowledge; to teach.
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              It does not appear probable that our dispute [about
              miracles] would either edify or enlighten the
              public.                               --Gibbon.
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     3. To teach or persuade. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: instructed and encouraged in moral, intellectual, and
             spiritual improvement

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