HyperDic: lucubrate

English > 1 sense of the word lucubrate:
VERBcommunicationlucubrate, elaborate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateadd details, as to an account or idea
English > lucubrate: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningadd details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning / meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymselaborate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate
NarrowerdetailProvide details for
exemplify, illustrate, instanceclarify by giving an example of
set forth, expound, expositstate
specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialiseBe specific about
Broaderclarify, clear up, elucidatemake clear and (more) comprehensible
Oppositeabridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduceReduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Spanishampliar, dilatarse, expandir, explicar, exponer, extenderse
Catalanampliar, expandir
Nounslucubrationa solemn literary work that is the product of laborious cogitation

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