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illustrate
Used In
Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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as in: as illustrated by this example Define
to help make clear -- typically by example
  • "It sort of floated toward me," said Ron, illustrating the movement with his free index finger, "right to my chest, and then — it just went straight through."

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  • Pictures of flooding help to illustrate the problem of global warming.
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as in: as illustrated by this example Define
to help make clear -- typically by example
as in: an illustrated children's book Define
to draw pictures (or provide photographs) to accompany a book or other writing
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