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illustrate
used in Nineteen Minutes

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
as illustrated by this example
Definition
to help make clear — typically by example
  • You also said that part of your diagnosis of PTSD was illustrated by Peter's retreat into a fantasy world, correct?
    Part 2 (67% in)
illustrated = helped make clear
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • He held his thumb and forefinger apart just a fraction of an inch, for illustration.
    Part 1 (26% in)
  • illustration = something that helps clarify or demonstrate

    (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.)
  • There's no point during the shootings that illustrates to me conscious awareness of his actions.
    Part 2 (63% in)
illustrates = shows
There are no more uses of "illustrate" flagged with this meaning in Nineteen Minutes.

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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
  • Joey picked up a Sports Illustrated magazine from three years ago and started to read.
    Part 1 (58% in)
illustrated = accompanied by pictures
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