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illustrative

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  • s  clarifying by use of examples
  • s  serving to demonstrate

  • Compiler Smith lists his proverbs alphabetically, dates the earliest published examples, gives illustrative quotations, but is not always able to explain their origins.
  • Mon oncle d'Amrique, written by Jean Gruault, is a science lesson, given by the biologist Henri Laborit, that is made lucid and entertaining by illustrative skits featuring three .
  • Sometimes these black and white pictures are metaphorical, as when Alan Moore, during his first burst of success, rides a crazed chicken, and some times more illustrative, as .
News & Articles

  • Blog List
    Perhaps the most pathetic - and most illustrative - moment of the ongoing Internal Revenue Service scandal so far came earlier this month when Acting Commissioner Danny Werfel testified to the U.S. House's Appropriations Committee.
    June 13, 2013 - The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
  • Economix Blog: Booz Allen Hamilton Is an Example of Washington's Economic Boom
    Booz Allen Hamilton, the government contractor whose employee acknowledged leaking national security documents, is in a way illustrative of Washington’s economic boom in recent years.        
    June 10, 2013 - New York Times
  • Booz Allen Reaps Big Benefits From U.S.
    Booz Allen Hamilton, the government contractor whose employee acknowledged leaking national security documents, is in a way illustrative of Washington’s economic boom in recent years.
    June 10, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • Elvis Costello in International Herald Tribune
    This is a wonderful opportunity to talk in complete thoughts about music, movies, art or even vaudeville, then frame it with unique and illustrative performances,Costello said in a statement.
  • Harry Collins in Telegraph.co.uk
    Collins said: "We used Hawk-Eye as the illustrative example as it is the most well-known and is being used to make decisions in major tennis events such as Wimbledon. Technologies such as Hawk-Eye are meant to relegate line-call controversies to the...
  • Frankie Trull in San Jose Mercury News
    The Santa Cruz incidents are illustrative of a shift in the approach animal-rights activism has taken,said Frankie Trull, founder and president of the National Association of Biomedical Research in Washington. "Many, many scientists really...

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