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Explicate  adj.  Evolved; unfolded.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Explicate" Quotes from Famous Books



... when doing so throws over it the musical glamour of verse and arouses the heat of sympathy and passion. Although, since it makes use of words, poetry should always have a meaning, it need not have the definiteness of meaning of logical thought; it may suggest rather than explicate; its music is compatible with vagueness. But vagueness is not obscurity; the poet should always make us feel that we understand him; he should not seek to mystify us, or keep us guessing at his meaning. Yet, since the poet operates with words and not with ...
— The Principles Of Aesthetics • Dewitt H. Parker



Words linked to "Explicate" :   develop, formulate, speculate, acquire, suppose, hypothesise, account for, mature, naturalize, theorize, reformulate, elucidate, hypothesize, comment



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