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clar·i·fy / ˈklarəˌfī/ • v. (-fies, -fied) [tr.] 1. make (a statement or situation) less confused and more clearly comprehensible. 2. [often as adj.] (clarified) melt (butter) in order to separate out the impurities. DERIVATIVES: clar·i·fi·ca·tion / ˌklarəfiˈkāshən/ n. clar·i·fi·er n.

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clarify †illumine, make illustrious XIV; make clear XV. — (O)F. clarifier — late L. clārificāre, f. clārus CLEAR; see -FY.

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