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synonyms for illustrative

  • descriptive
  • emblematic
  • figurative
  • revealing
  • allegorical
  • clarifying
  • comparative
  • corroborative
  • delineative
  • diagrammatic
  • exemplifying
  • explicatory
  • expository
  • graphic
  • iconographic
  • illuminative
  • illustrational
  • illustratory
  • imagistic
  • indicative
  • interpretive
  • metaphoric
  • pictorial
  • pictoric
  • representative
  • sample
  • specifying
  • symbolic
  • typical
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antonyms for illustrative

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  • atypical
  • complicated
  • confusing
  • involved
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How to use illustrative in a sentence

The exchange is comically hard to follow, but it’s illustrative of the sputtering, slapdash, and conspiracy theory-driven nature of Trumpworld’s flailing attempts to discredit and overturn the results of the 2020 election.
RUDY GIULIANI’S BIZARRE LEGAL STRATEGY, IN TWO CLIPSJERUSALEM DEMSASDECEMBER 3, 2020VOX
Comments from respondents about their own experiences of bias and discrimination are also illustrative.
SEOS SAY BIAS, DISCRIMINATION ARE BIGGER PROBLEM WITHIN THE INDUSTRY THAN THEIR COMPANIES [REPORT]GINNY MARVINOCTOBER 8, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
The activity levels and contact rates between age groups that we used in the model were simply illustrative.
CORONAVIRUS: THRESHOLDS FOR EFFECTIVE HERD IMMUNITY COULD BE LOWER THAN PREDICTED – HERE’S WHYLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 7, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
We created an illustrative model in which 25% of people socialise half as much as the average, 50% socialise an average amount, and the remaining 25% socialise twice as much as average.
CORONAVIRUS: THRESHOLDS FOR EFFECTIVE HERD IMMUNITY COULD BE LOWER THAN PREDICTED – HERE’S WHYLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 7, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Moreover its illustrative examples and its specific recommendations related entirely to the able-bodied.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
I take my own case as most handy, but it is as illustrative of my quarrel with the age.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The book is admirable; as a series of sermons illustrative of the canon of literary good taste it is faultless.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
Mr. Childs, of Bungay, had many experiences, equally rustic and still more illustrative of the simplicity of the class.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
One of the most illustrative of these accounts is the following very amusing anecdote.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
The career of the tribune Saturninus is illustrative of the condition of anarchy into which Rome was rapidly drifting.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
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WORDS RELATED TO ILLUSTRATIVE

  • emblematic
  • figurative
  • illustrative
  • metaphorical
  • parabolic
  • symbolizing
  • typifying
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