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Word: elucidate

Definition: explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid


Sentences Containing 'elucidate'

All these particulars are faithfully narrated here, as they will not fail to elucidate several most important, however intricate passages, in scenes hereafter to be painted.
Another book I have which I call 'The Supplement to Polydore Vergil,' which treats of the invention of things, and is a work of great erudition and research, for I establish and elucidate elegantly some things of great importance which Polydore omitted to mention.
Every region in the land, for over 4000 years, has bequeathed something rich to Indian culture and contribution of Tamil Nadu in this regard is quite substantial. One section, therefore is devoted to elucidate how Tamil Nadu has enriched the national heritage.
Neurolinguistics is closely related to the field of psycholinguistics, which seeks to elucidate the cognitive mechanisms of language by employing the traditional techniques of experimental psychology; today, psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic theories often inform one another, and there is much collaboration between the two fields.
Since then many surveys have been carried out to elucidate the prevalence of Duffy antigen alleles in different populations including: There appears to have been a selective sweep in Africa which reduced the incidence of this antigen there.
The rDNA transcription tracts have low rate of polymorphism among species, which allows interspecific comparison to elucidate phylogenetic relationship using only a few specimens.
This approach should enhance our ability to use microarray data to elucidate functional mechanisms that underlie cellular processes and to identify molecular targets of pharmacological compounds in mammalian cellular networks.
Various theories have been proposed in order to elucidate the mechanism of curiosity: Curiosity-drive model.

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