verb (used with object), e·lu·ci·dat·ed, e·lu·ci·dat·ing.
to make lucid or clear; throw light upon; explain: an explanation that elucidated his recent strange behavior.
verb (used without object), e·lu·ci·dat·ed, e·lu·ci·dat·ing.
to provide clarification; explain.
Origin of elucidate
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Delmé was pursued by the echo's elucidator, who being duly remunerated, allowed Sir Henry to accompany the guide towards the boat.A Love Story
to make clear (something obscure or difficult); clarify
Word Origin for elucidate
C16: from Late Latin ēlūcidāre to enlighten; see lucid
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