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  • adj. Explanatory, clarifying; that serves to elucidate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Making clear; tending to elucidate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Making or tending to make clear; explanatory.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. that makes clear

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Examples

  • Well,so I wish when the things become elucidative to me and my will manifest,I will put some good words here.

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  • Overall, the anal triangle proved elucidative, an opportunity to understand a spectrum of clinical objectives that ranged from performing a sigmoidoscopy in a manner minimizing “unnecessary dis-comfort” to determining which nerves cause the involuntary contraction of the rectal muscles during death by asphyxiation, specifically hanging.

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  • Dreams ab't Pthah, Neith, etc., apart from their elucidative quality, wh'h is exquisite, have in them a poetry that might fill any

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • There is incidentally a quantity of autobiographic record in my notes to this manuscript; but except as subsidiary and elucidative of the text I put no value on such.

    The Life of Froude

  • Record in my Notes to this Manuscript, but except as subsidiary and elucidative of the Text, I put no value on such: express Biography of me, I had really rather that there/[Page xviii]/should be none.

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • A stray Letter from Mrs. Welsh to my Mother; which, so kindly, good and characteristic is it, I cannot but preserve as elucidative of her and the scene then alive with us all.

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • And the bit of Egypt'n mythology, the cunning _Dreams_ ab't Pthah, Neith, etc., apart from their elucidative quality, wh'h is exquisite, have in them a _poetry_ that might fill any

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • I now propose to bring together a series of facts specially elucidative of the harrowing theme.

    The Gaming Table : Its Votaries and Victims : Vol. 2

  • I have thus, I believe, stated all the material facts that have any elucidative bearing upon this mysterious occurrence. '

    The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

  • In looking at this wreck of Governments in all European countries, there is one consideration that suggests itself, sadly elucidative of our modern epoch.

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