Elucidate is defined as to make something clear.(verb)
An example of elucidate is for a student to explain why he has been behaving oddly.
See elucidate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See elucidate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb e·lu·ci·dat·ed, e·lu·ci·dat·ing, e·lu·ci·dates verb, transitive
Origin: Late Latin ēlūcidāre, ēlūcidāt-
Origin: : Latin ē-, ex-, intensive pref.; see ex-
Origin: + Latin lūcidus, bright (from lūcēre, to shine; see leuk- in Indo-European roots).
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