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- n. a person or thing who explicates
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who unfolds or explains; an expounder; an explainer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who unfolds or explains; an expounder.
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A committed generalist, a insanely prolific and indefagitable explicator of all and sundry – remind you of anyone?
Essayist and explicator, author of the bestselling "A Walk in the Woods" (about hiking the Appalachian Trail, back when that had an innocent connotation) and a host of books on language and science and travel.
My novelist friend Janet Fitch (White Oleander, Paint It Black), herself a literary explicator and connoisseur of female “badness,” was inspired to invoke those bad old days the other evening.
Leap not from my car, even though I realize — given my confessed extramarital affair, avowed childhood desire to see my father explode into flames, and carpet of tattered Happy Meal wrappers — I may not strike you as the most reliable explicator of modern marriage.
There's body armor, and there is also what Otto Rank called personality armor I haven't read Rank, just his explicator, Ernest Becker.
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The only thing not explained is why it took so long for the explicator to show up.
If Ion is an exegete or explicator of Homer's poems, he must surely understand what the poet means, else he could not explain the poet's thoughts.
To some he's a shrewd politician, a clear thinker, a brilliant explicator who was president during an era of relative peace and indisputable prosperity.