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by way of illustration

Definition of by way of illustration

  1. :  as an example <By way of illustration, let us examine this poem.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  away

    :  by far :  much

    :  very

  1. :  the action of illustrating :  the condition of being illustrated

    :  the action of making illustrious or honored or distinguished

    :  something that serves to illustrate: as

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to depart quickly

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