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  • v. To form (a word) from its component letters.
  • v. To explain in a simple and understandable manner.

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

  • v. make explicit; specify in detail
  • v. spell fully and without abbreviating
  • v. orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of


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