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  • as ininterpret
  • as inclarify
  • as inelucidate

synonyms for throw light on

  • clarify
  • construe
  • decipher
  • depict
  • describe
  • enact
  • explain
  • illustrate
  • portray
  • read
  • solve
  • translate
  • understand
  • view
  • adapt
  • annotate
  • comment
  • commentate
  • decode
  • delineate
  • elucidate
  • exemplify
  • explicate
  • expound
  • gather
  • gloss
  • image
  • improvise
  • limn
  • mimic
  • paraphrase
  • perform
  • picture
  • play
  • reenact
  • render
  • represent
  • take
  • make of
  • spell out
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antonyms for throw light on

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  • confuse
  • disbelieve
  • mix up
  • obscure
  • cloud
  • direct
  • fail
  • misunderstand
  • mystify
  • stop
  • misinterpret
  • confuse
  • cloud
  • mystify
  • mix up
  • distract
  • hide
  • conceal
  • complicate
  • obscure
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How to use throw light on in a sentence

If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
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.
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WORDS RELATED TO THROW LIGHT ON

  • analyzed
  • broke down
  • clear up
  • defined
  • delineated
  • drew a picture
  • elucidated
  • formulated
  • illuminated
  • illustrated
  • interpreted
  • made perfectly clear
  • made plain
  • resolved
  • settled
  • shed light on
  • simplified
  • spelled out
  • straightened out
  • threw light on
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