Clear on unclear

elucidate
(v)
e-LYOO-si-date
Meaning

cast light on; explain; make clear

1st Sample Sentence

I e-mailed the author herself to ask her to elucidate several passages in her book that I had not been able to understand.

Root

e ex (out, away)#lux lucis (light) (Latin)

Antonyms

obfuscate

Mnemonics

think of lucid, which means clear.

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