taught (part of speech: verb)
- If, however, there is no dead self about it, and Mr. Allen has only taken a brief, I confess to being not greatly edified. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
- To evince her repentance, she on the very next day attended her mother- in- law to church, who was highly edified by the sudden and religious turn of her daughter, and did not fail to ascribe to the efficacious interference of one of her favourite saints this conversion of a profane sinner. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- Those who had been edified by Cavour's cautious language in Paris stood aghast. - "Cavour", Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco.