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illustrate
used in The War of the Worlds

2 uses
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Definition
to draw pictures (or provide photographs) to accompany a book or other writing
  • I recall particularly the illustration of one of the first pamphlets to give a consecutive account of the war. The artist had...
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (22% in)
illustration = drawing

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I remember how jubilant Markham was at securing a new photograph of the planet for the illustrated paper he edited in those days.
    1.1 — Book 1 Chapter 1 — The Coming of the Martians (91% in)
illustrated = accompanied by drawings
There are no more uses of "illustrate" in The War of the Worlds.

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