"elucidate" in the verb sense
1. clarify, clear up, elucidate
make clear and (more) comprehensible
"clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
2. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate
make free from confusion or ambiguity make clear
"Could you clarify these remarks?"
"Clear up the question of who is at fault"
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