Word of the Day- December 1, 2018



v. e·lu·ci·dat·ed, e·lu·ci·dat·ing, e·lu·ci·dates

To make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify. See Synonyms at explain.

To explain or clarify something: She gave a one-word answer and refused to elucidate any further.

[Late Latin ēlūcidāre, ēlūcidāt- : Latin ē-, ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + Latin lūcidus, bright (from lūcēre, to shine; see leuk- in Indo-European roots).]

e·lu′ci·da′tion n.
e·lu′ci·da′tive adj.
e·lu′ci·da′tor n.