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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make the facts more clear; explain.

Usage examples (37)
  • Our physics teacher took extra measures to elucidate the theory of relativity until we fully understood the concept.
  • Initially, I used the word elucidate above, as in elucidating mysteries.
  • It comes from lux, light – to elucidate is to throw light on.
  • One wonders if Amanda knows what the word "elucidate" means. for more
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