GRE Word List

EXPLICATE

to give a detailed explanation of

The meaning of the word explicate is to give a detailed explanation of.

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WordMeaning
repositorya place, room, or container where something is deposited or stored : depository
antecedentsa substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun that typically follows the substantive (such as John in "Mary saw John and called to him")
sproutto grow, spring up, or come forth as or as if a sprout
beatitudea state of utmost bliss
chaplaina clergyman in charge of a chapel
buttressa projecting structure of masonry or wood for supporting or giving stability to a wall or building
florescencea state or period of flourishing
enlivento give life, action, or spirit to : animate
makeshifta usually crude and temporary expedient : substitute
aproposbeing both relevant and opportune