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  • as inclarify
  • as inclear the air
  • as inelucidate
  • as inillume
  • as inilluminate

synonyms for shed light on

  • analyze
  • clear up
  • define
  • formulate
  • interpret
  • resolve
  • simplify
  • spell out
  • delineate
  • elucidate
  • illuminate
  • illustrate
  • settle
  • break down
  • draw a picture
  • make perfectly clear
  • make plain
  • straighten out
  • throw light on

antonyms for shed light on

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  • complicate
  • confuse
  • question
  • mix up
  • obscure
  • dirty
  • muddle
  • muddy
    • cloud
    • complicate
    • confuse
    • obscure
    • conceal
    • hide
    • distract
    • mix up
    • mystify
    • confuse
    • darken
    • dull
    • mystify
    • obscure
    • ruin
    • worsen
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    How to use shed light on in a sentence

    Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    The faint candle-light glimmered on a ponderous gilded cornice, which had also sustained violence.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    They were never refused, for their recipients looked upon them much in the light of a royal command.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    I am pleading for a clear white light of education that shall go like the sun round the whole world.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    The case may be kept in a light position, and when once under way it will rarely need any additional water.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    I was thinking of any thing but the Virgin, or the window, or the light; I was thinking of my companion—so fair, and so devout.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO SHED LIGHT ON

    • analyzes
    • breaks down
    • clear up
    • defines
    • delineates
    • draws a picture
    • elucidates
    • formulates
    • illuminates
    • illustrates
    • interprets
    • makes perfectly clear
    • makes plain
    • resolves
    • settles
    • sheds light on
    • simplifies
    • spells out
    • straightens out
    • throws light on
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