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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To figure out the true words or meaning of something that is unclear.

Usage examples (36)
  • The archaeologist was eager to decipher the meaning behind the ancient cave drawings.
  • Can you decipher this letter?
  • What I've been trying to decipher is whether John Donne is actually buried in St. Paul's Cathedral or not, in London.
  • The video illustrates its many features, some of which I was able to decipher from the German with an educated guess. for more
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