elucidation


elucidation
noun
1. an act of explaining that serves to clear up and cast light on
Derivationally related forms: ↑elucidate
Hypernyms: ↑explanation
2. an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding
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the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook

Syn: ↑clarification, ↑illumination
Derivationally related forms: ↑illuminate (for: ↑illumination), ↑elucidate, ↑clarify (for: ↑clarification)
Hypernyms: ↑interpretation
Hyponyms: ↑disambiguation

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