from The Century Dictionary.

  • To shed light upon; elucidate.


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  • Your reference for instance to the honeycombed cell structure of U Virginia campus is moving, and could offer the frame for a poem, but even then, it might be tough to illucidate the scene.

    Difficult Poetry : Kwame Dawes : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Yet, as of 2006, De Grummond in Etruscan Myth, Sacred History, and Legend3 (much like Pallottino in The Etruscans (1975) before her) has the gull to waste her readers time attempting unsuccessfully to illucidate Etruscan haruspicy not through our well-established knowledge of the identical practice in Babylon and Western Anatolia, but by devoting several pages to a most obscure allegory created by our poetic friend, Martianus Capella.

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  • We hope your discussions of the questions provided here will deepen your understanding of Julia's inheritance, the five-thousand-year-old Giuliana Legacy, and to further illucidate the novel's timeless truths and visionary characters.

    The Giuliana Legacy by Alexis Masters: Questions

  • Asked to illucidate he said SACOS had a stronghold in the Cape and it would be easy to disrupt the Test.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I therefore request to be in - formed, whether it be your Excellency's pleasure that I immediately appoint a court of enquiry, whether there are any papers lodged with your Excellency which will tend further to illucidate the matter, and on whom I am to call to support the charges.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society


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