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explicate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of explicate

  1. to make plain or understandable <the physicist did his best to explicate the wave theory of light for the audience of laymen> Synonyms clarify, clear (up), construe, demonstrate, demystify, elucidate, explain, expound, get across, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, simplify, spell out, unriddleRelated Words decipher, decode; analyze, break down; disentangle, undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; resolve, solve; define, specify; annotate, commentate, glossNear Antonyms befog, cloud; confound, confuse, obfuscateAntonyms obscure




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