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illustrate

verb [T]  /ˈɪl·əˌstreɪt/ us  
to add pictures to something, such as a book: She writes children’s books and also illustrates them. To illustrate is also to show the meaning or truth of something more clearly by giving examples: To illustrate her point, she told a story about how her family felt when they moved here.
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