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1‘a meeting was called in order to clarify the situation’
make clear, shed light on, throw light on, elucidate, illuminate, make plain, make simple, simplify
explain, explicate, define, spell out
clear up, sort out, resolve
2‘an operation designed to clarify the wine’
filter, make clear
melt, melt down, render
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.