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synonyms for elucidation

  • clarification
  • commentary
  • definition
  • explanation
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antonyms for elucidation

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  • complication
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How to use elucidation in a sentence

From the moment of his arrival, Ida studied him intently, and each hour brought difficulties, instead of elucidation.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The times are changed, now most readers require parenthetical elucidation after each name except that of Chopin.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
I am totally unable to give a definition of the word avver, and should feel much gratified by any correspondent's elucidation.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 358VARIOUS
The company here unanimously joined in thanking Sir Henry for the elucidation of the mysteries which had perplexed them.
THE MYSTERIOUS WANDERER, VOL. IIISOPHIA REEVE
His ample bibliography leaves no point necessary for elucidation untouched.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
Grammatically this is incorrect, for is certainly the predicate; but for the elucidation of the meaning this may be disregarded.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
"O'Halloran, perhaps," said Lady Eleanor, in vain seeking a better elucidation.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
The condition to which her child was thus devoted requires a brief historical elucidation.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
M. Becquerel is (so far as I can learn) the only observer who has taken up the elucidation of this subject.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
His elucidation of the principles of poetry is purely incidental and negative.
A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
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WORDS RELATED TO ELUCIDATION

  • comment
  • commentary
  • definition
  • elucidation
  • exegesis
  • explanation
  • explication
  • footnote
  • gloss
  • glossary
  • illustration
  • interpretation
  • note
  • observation
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