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One of the challenges that Luke Nichter and I had was deciphering the tapes.

The deciphering of Linear B solved a slew of mysteries in a single stroke.

That would be a useful thing to know when deciphering the events of that night.

The gap matters not only for deciphering Netanyahu's fuzzy math.

By deciphering these clues, Langdon and Neveu begin to unravel the mystery.

Mr. Philip Slotman sat in his office; he was slowly deciphering a letter, ill-written and badly spelled.

My attempt at deciphering those inscriptions I now look upon as abortive!

In many cases these notes demanded no little care and closeness in deciphering—the more that the MSS.

The forger of the Journal of the First Voyage was no puzzle expert, and made mistakes in deciphering scrawls.

But my chief employment was in the public library, searching out and deciphering original documents, connected with his trial.


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deciphering, such as: analyze, elucidate, decode, deduce, unravel, and solve.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.