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illustrate
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
to help make clear — typically by example
  • Some, however, have already gained publicity through the papers, and others have not offered a field for those peculiar qualities which my friend possessed in so high a degree, and which it is the object of these papers to illustrate.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (1% in)
illustrate = help make clear
There are no more uses of "illustrate" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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