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illustrate
used in The Fountainhead

2 meanings, 9 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
as illustrated by this example
Definition
to help make clear — typically by example
  • Our Mr. Parker's son is studying architecture and we had him draw us up a sketch, just a rough sketch to illustrate what we had in mind and to show the members of the board, because they couldn't have visualized the compromise we offered.
    1.15 — Part 1 Chapter 15 (76% in)

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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
  • He ran a series of illustrated articles on "The Churches of Our Childhood."
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (22% in)
illustrated = accompanied by drawings
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?  —7 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Let me give you a simple illustration.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (2% in)
  • It lent itself to Sunday-supplement illustrations of girls leaping into rivers, their skirts flaring well above their knees.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (2% in)
  • The architect is the concrete illustration of a cosmic paradox.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (94% in)
  • A society woman wrote an article on the exotic shrines she had seen in her dangerous jungle travels, praised the touching faith of the savages and reproached modern man for cynicism; the Stoddard Temple, she said, was a symptom of softness and decadence; the illustration showed her in breeches, one slim foot on the neck of a dead lion.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (19% in)
  • One story was illustrated with scientific diagrams; the other—with the picture of a loose-mouthed girl wearing a tragic expression and disarranged clothes.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (63% in)
  • "The incident illustrates to perfection," wrote Ellsworth Toohey, "the antisocial nature of Mr. Howard Roark's egotism, the arrogance of the unbridled individualism which he has always personified."
    4.1 — Part 4 Chapter 1 (93% in)
  • He tore it from the story it illustrated, and slipped it into his desk drawer.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (97% in)

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