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“Metaphors have always been the best way of explaining things,” Senhor José says in All the Names.

But does that bring the movie any closer to explaining his mind?

Jackson fared better as an instructor of artillery, a subject he was far better at explaining.

Who knew explaining how to change a tire and back out of a ditch could be so seductive?

This goes a long way toward explaining our unending interest in this case.

The foreman's immense voice, explaining machines and tools, caused physical vibrations in her.

If I can rustle horses I'll send these two boys on home, with a note to the old man explaining how the play came up.

Gordon gave a bitter laugh and went on, with the same strange, serious air of explaining his plan.

He still didn't have the courage to tell her, but sought to make himself known by explaining.

His book is in cold reality nothing but a series of conversations explaining how a socialist commonwealth is supposed to work.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to explaining, such as: answer, apologetics, apologia, apology, argument, and cleanup.

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