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Word: explicate

Definition: explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable


Sentences Containing 'explicate'

Anselm himself went on to explicate the satisfaction view of atonement.
Lucretius, in his "On the Nature of Things", attempted to explicate science in an epic poem.

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