explanation[ ek-spluh-ney-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF explanation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXPLANATION
He started at the words, and looked eagerly in her face for an explanation.
There could probably be no concealment, certainly no explanation.
Harry turned to Philip and spoke to him, shouting in his ear the explanation.
"I can't tell you what I mean," he was saying in explanation.
There must have been a sound, and he glanced over to the trapper for an explanation.
Your sudden departure needs no other explanation to the household than this telegram.
After his explanation Hank withdrew to the darkest corner of the room and was silent.
Thackeray's own explanation was more characteristic than convincing.
She offered no explanation, no excuse, merely stated the fact in all its finality.
The explanation belongs to the department of meteorology, and not to astronomy.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXPLANATION
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