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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of splain.

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Examples

  • That whole mess was 'splained' away much too nice, timely, and on-the-quiet for my liking.

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  • I missed the part where you "splained" that nitwit.

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  • What came before can be splained away with a reference to events that transpired in another British TV series, 'Primeval'.

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  • During its run on the CW, 'Reaper' never gave any reason for it to be banished to an alternate TV dimension; even the appearance of the Devil differing from his appearance in 'Brimstone', 'The Twilight Zone', 'Eastwick' and other shows can be splained away by His Maleficence's supernatural powers.

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  • This can be splained away though in that maybe the Doctor had locked in a radio transmission and even had it stored in the TARDIS computer.

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  • Of course, that would mean the characters to be played by Jane Curtin (as Rex's Mom) and Jerry O'Connell (his best friend) have to be splained away.

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  • When Ziva looked at him askance for knowing such details, McGee splained it away: "Antique Roadshow."

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  • But these have been splained away in the past......

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  • Of course, that would mean the characters to be played by Jane Curtin (as Rex's Mom) and Jerry O'Connell (his best friend) have to be splained away.

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  • Certainly she deserves our support now that you 'splained it.

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