"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"elaborate, expatiate, expound, lucubrate, dilate, flesh out, exposit, enlarge, expand - add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation" the sense of the provision, which, if it had been intended to comprehend senators, would naturally have referred the temporary power of filling vacancies to the recess of the State legislatures, who are to make the permanent appointments, and not to the recess of the national Senate, who are to have no concern in those appointments; and would have extended the duration in office of the temporary senators to the next session of the legislature of the State, in whose representation the vacancies had happened, instead of making it to expire at the end of the ensuing session of the national Senate.
The more outre and grotesque an incident is the more carefully it deserves to be examined, and the very point which appears to complicate a case is, when duly considered and scientifically handled, the one which is most likely to If now we were to try to penetrate to the soul of Quasimodo through that thick, hard rind; if we could sound the depths of that badly constructed organism; if it were granted to us to look with a torch behind those non-transparent organs to explore the shadowy interior of that opaque creature, to his obscure corners, his absurd no-thoroughfares, and suddenly to cast a vivid light upon the soul enchained at the extremity of that cave, we should, no doubt, find the unhappy Psyche in some poor, cramped, and ricketty attitude, like those prisoners beneath the Leads of Venice, who grew old bent double in a stone box which was both too low and too short for them.
Land cover definitions define forests based upon the type and density of vegetation growing on the land.
Such definitions typically define a forest as an area growing trees above some threshold.
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crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, shed light on, sort out, crystallize, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, straighten out, clear up, clear - make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?
signs from their late nineteenth-century inception, through civil rights-era dismantling, to their afterlives as collector items and political tools that help finish the job of dismantling Jim Crow's legacy.
of the facts, long so mysterious, had been obtained by the daguerreotypist from one of those mesmerical seers who, nowadays, so strangely perplex the aspect of human affairs, and put everybody's natural vision to the blush, by the marvels which they see with their eyes shut.
Forests provide ecosystem services to humans and serve as tourist attractions. Human activities, including harvesting forest resources, can negatively affect forest ecosystems.
For example, a forest may be defined as any land that is used primarily for production of timber.
Under such a land use definition, cleared roads or infrastructure within an area used for forestry, or areas within the region that have been cleared by harvesting, disease or fire are still considered forests even if they contain no trees.
While he appreciated the classical taste the college instilled in him, the religious instruction of the fathers served only to arouse his skepticism and mockery.
He witnessed the last sad years of after he left college.