Thesaurus / explanation

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Becoming impatient of this delay, Madame Nelson pressed them for an explanation.
One may be puzzled for a few minutes, but the explanation is simple enough.
In the circumstances enumerated we have the explanation of an extraordinary fact.
ABOUT ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
There was not one word in explanation of this astonishing announcement.
IN DIREST PERILDAVID CHRISTIE MURRAY
The officer seemed delighted with my explanation, and the straightforward manner in which I told him everything.
I listened, half disillusioned by his explanation, yet fearing that my senses were too slavishly obeying his suggestion.
THE STROLLING SAINTRAPHAEL SABATINI
The explanation of this anomaly may be found in what had been occurring in Chalda.
I must confess his explanation appeared to me to be somewhat lame.
DIARY OF A PILGRIMAGEJEROME K. JEROME
One explanation only presented itself with any color of plausibility.
The story then runs on like the one just told, without the explanation of the dark colour and of the narrow waist.

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