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English verb: lucubrate

1. lucubrate (communication) add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing


SamplesShe elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation.


Synonymsdilate, elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)clarify, clear up, elucidate


Narrower (hyponym)detail, exemplify, exposit, expound, illustrate, instance, particularise, particularize, set forth, specialise, specialize, specify


Antonymsabbreviate, abridge, foreshorten, shorten, contract, reduce, cut









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