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synonyms for explication

  • account
  • answer
  • brief
  • clarification
  • decipherment
  • description
  • details
  • elucidation
  • exegesis
  • exposition
  • illumination
  • interpretation
  • meaning
  • report
  • summary
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antonyms for explication

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  • misunderstanding
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How to use explication in a sentence

The book influenced scientists with its challenges to Darwinian evolution and its compelling explication of the beauties of the natural world.
THE MATH OF LIVING THINGS - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSSIDNEY PERKOWITZJUNE 23, 2021NAUTILUS
On his visit to England he was admitted fellow of the Royal society, and deserved it by his explication of Stonehenge.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Though names have no influence on Nature, yet an explication of them is doing service to those who study her productions.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Dr. Blacks discovery of latent heat, however, has afforded a very easy and natural explication of this phenomenon.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
There is throughout a unity of purpose in the explication and embellishment of history which will be considered later.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
We shall add, at the end, the appellative names contained in the laws, with their original and explication.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
Lest upon this generality ungodly men take occasion to cavil, this we add for explication.
THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF RELIGION IN SCOTLANDJOHN KNOX
His argument in itself is good, but his explication of it is sometimes in fault.
FUNDAMENTAL PHILOSOPHY, VOL. I (OF 2)JAIME LUCIANO BALMES
His creed was of too extraordinary a kind not to merit explication.
ORMOND, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
No marginal notes were to be used, except for the further explication of some Greek or Hebrew word.
THE BIBLE: WHAT IT ISCHARLES BRADLAUGH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPLICATION

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