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 for clarify
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clarify \Clar"i*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clarified; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Clarifying.] [F. clarifier, from L. clarificare;
     clarus clear + facere to make. See Clear, and Fact.]
     1. To make clear or bright by freeing from feculent matter;
        to defecate; to fine; -- said of liquids, as wine or
        sirup. "Boiled and clarified." --Ure.
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     2. To make clear; to free from obscurities; to brighten or
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              To clarify his reason, and to rectify his will.
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     3. To glorify. [Obs.]
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              Fadir, clarifie thi name.             --Wyclif (John
                                                    ii. 28).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clarify \Clar"i*fy\, v. i.
     1. To grow or become clear or transparent; to become free
        from feculent impurities, as wine or other liquid under
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     2. To grow clear or bright; to clear up.
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              Whosoever hath his mind fraught with many thoughts,
              his wits and understanding do clarify and break up
              in the discoursing with another.      --Bacon.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery
           surrounding her death" [syn: clarify, clear up,
           elucidate] [ant: obfuscate]
      2: make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating;
         "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  95 Moby Thesaurus words for "clarify":
     account for, allegorize, analyze, bolt, break down, clean, cleanse,
     clear, clear up, crack, decipher, decrassify, define, delineate,
     demonstrate, demythologize, depurate, disembroil, disentangle,
     disintricate, disinvolve, distill, edulcorate, elucidate, elute,
     enlighten, essentialize, euhemerize, exemplify, explain,
     explain away, explicate, exposit, expound, extract, filter,
     filtrate, formulate, get across, get over, give reason for,
     give the meaning, illuminate, illustrate, leach, lixiviate,
     make clear, make it clear, make plain, percolate, popularize,
     purify, put across, put over, rationalize, ravel, rectify, refine,
     screen, separate, shed light upon, show, show how, show the way,
     sieve, sift, simplify, solve, sort out, spell out, spiritualize,
     straighten out, strain, sublimate, sublime, throw light upon, try,
     unbraid, unclutter, uncoil, unfold, unknot, unlock, unmix, unravel,
     unscramble, unsnarl, untangle, unthread, untwine, untwist, unweave,
     unwind, vulgarize, winnow

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

      A software vendor, specialising in Customer
     Relationship Management software.  Nortel Networks sold
     Clarify to Amdocs in 2002.

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