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Definition of "clarifying" []

  • Present participle of clarify. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "clarifying" in a sentence
  • "I know I over-use semicolons, but they are really, really helpful in clarifying complicated sentences."
  • "While neither of these explanations speaks well of American book reviewing -- even though Queenan does try to make excuses for it -- I believe the simplest explanation goes even farther in clarifying the problem with newpaper book reviews: Honest criticism can't be found in these pages because criticism itself can't be found there, for reasons that are inherent to the medium."
  • "In a noncapital case, that fact might militate against review, because the Supreme Court would not have much interest in clarifying the application of a now-defunct standard of review."