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One of the easier puzzles early in the game finds her needing to decipher the marking on a device that controls the directional orientation of a wooden bridge.

He could line up in bunch formations and decipher coverages to understand which route to run and how.

The size of it — and the pace it’s moving — makes it hard to decipher which directions teams will go in.

Often, they can’t decipher the difference between actual food and scented items like chapstick, potato chip bags, and snack bar wrappers, which can be fatal.

The case of the Sedition Act reveals that the remedy to these problems cannot be to vest authority in any one body, especially the state, to decipher true from false.

These are of so remarkable a type as to have puzzled every philologist and paleographer who has attempted their decipherment.

In regard to the history of these monarchies, much light has been obtained from the decipherment of the cuneiform inscriptions.

An antick motto ran round it, and with eyes and fingers we struggled at the decipherment.

Before the decipherment of the cuneiform texts our knowledge of its history, however, was scanty and questionable.

The decipherment of the third system of writing long seemed to baffle the inquirer.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decipherment, such as: clarification, comprehension, decoding, decryption, elucidation, and explication.

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