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illustrate
used in Anne Of Green Gables

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
as illustrated by this example
Definition
to help make clear — typically by example
  • ...when Sam Sloane proceeded to explain and illustrate "How Sockery Set a Hen" Anne laughed until people sitting near her laughed too, more out of sympathy with her than with amusement at a selection that was rather threadbare even in Avonlea;
    Chapter 19 — A Concert a Catastrophe and a Confession (45% in)
illustrate = help make clear
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2  —1 use as in:
an illustrated children's book
Definition
to draw pictures (or provide photographs) to accompany a book or other writing
  • Go into the sitting room, Anne—be sure your feet are clean and don't let any flies in—and bring me out the illustrated card that's on the mantelpiece.
    Chapter 8 — Anne's Bringing-up Is Begun (25% in)
illustrated = accompanied by a drawing
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