ILLUSTRATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of illustrate
Definition:
v. represent; demonstrate; depict; clarify, as by use of examples or comparisons
Example:
The editor will illustrate the definition with an example sentence.
Sentence in Classic:
When the morning practice was over the trainer would make his comments and sometimes illustrate them by shuffling along for a yard or so comically in an old pair of blue canvas shoes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Some, however, have already gained publicity through the papers, and others have not offered a field for those peculiar qualities which my friend possessed in so high a degree, and which it is the object of these papers to illustrate.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
With due discretion the incident itself may, however, be described, since it serves to illustrate some of those qualities for which my friend was remarkable.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And this, being a matter that deserves attention, because in deceiving themselves men often injure their country, I desire to illustrate it by particular instances, ancient and recent, since mere argument might not place it in so clear a light.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
In the course of the defence, the witty Erskine went on to illustrate his position, by alluding to a recent crim.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
However, I have managed to live thirty years without this protection, you will say; but I will endeavor a little to illustrate my meaning.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
While I was in charge of the Indian boys at Hampton, I had one or two experiences which illustrate the curious workings of caste in America.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context