Know Your Next Word : elucidate

25. elucidate :

verb :

1. To make clear or manifest, to render more intelligible

2. to illustrate

usage :

  • He thought that film's promise and purpose was to elucidate the real, to reveal the patterns already before us, and he believed that unity of space and time were paramount.

  • an explanation that elucidated his recent strange behavior.

  • Beginning our journey into the past, we will now examine plant and animal clues in amber to elucidate the mysteries of the forest that was the home of our bee.

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