Meaning- to make something clearer by explaining it more carefully.
Mnemonic trick- The word elucidate contains word luci and date. Luci sounds similar to lucky. Lady was elucidating to her boyfriend what he has to do for her on lucky date. Therefore, elucidate means to make something clearer by explaining it more carefully.
Synonym- EXPLAIN, EXPOUND, ILLUMINATE, INTERPRET
• The aim of the report is to elucidate the main points of the new regulations.
• There was no need for him to elucidate.
• When Kim was asked to explain why she didn’t go to the meeting, she declined to elucidate further.
• The party’ s spokesperson was asked to elucidate the government’s policies regarding how new jobs would be created.
For complete coaching on GRE. Just visit:
Download android application on GRE vocabulary just by clicking on the click:
Like us on Facebook:
Follow us on Linkedin: