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Explicate   /ˈɛkspləkˌeɪt/   Listen
Explicate

verb
(past & past part. explicated; pres. part. explicating)
1.
Make plain and comprehensible.  Synonym: explain.
2.
Elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses.  Synonyms: develop, formulate.






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"Explicate" Quotes from Famous Books



... the French and English languages. By the reward here offered, Alonzo was convinced that the miniature belonged to some person who set a value upon it. Determined to explicate the mystery, he proceeded immediately to the place, found the room mentioned in the bill, and knocked at the door. A servant appeared, of whom Alonzo enquired for the lodger. The servant answered him in French, which Alonzo did not understand: he replied in his own language, but found it was unintelligible ...
— Alonzo and Melissa - The Unfeeling Father • Daniel Jackson, Jr.



Words linked to "Explicate" :   theorise, conjecture, elucidate, speculate, formulate, hypothecate, suppose, mature, theorize, inform, clear up, account for, explication, comment, naturalize, interpret, hypothesize, hypothesise, evolve, rede, clarify, acquire, redevelop, reformulate



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