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demystify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdemystifyde‧mys‧ti‧fy /ˌdiːˈmɪstɪfaɪ/ verb (demystified, demystifying, demystifies) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 EXPLAINto make a subject that seems difficult or complicated easier to understand, especially by explaining it in simpler language 🔊 This book demystifies the male worlds of plumbing and carpentry.demystification /diːˌmɪstəfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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demystifyThe process has been demystified and brought within the gambit of the familiar laboratory discourse.It involves no recourse to sophistry, and it demystifies and strips of sensationalism the termination of the use of artificial support.But Welch demystified it by basing it on a clear, well-articulated vision and the right principles.The books demystify language teaching theory, and provide invaluable background knowledge which will extend professional skills.A key point is the need to raise public awareness and to demystify science and technology.This new book demystifies some of the computer language currently in use.Moreover, it is socially important for the way that it demystifies such manoeuvres.He promised to demystify the all-powerful presidency and make it more accountable to congress and the voter.The course seeks to demystify the loan application process for people buying a home for the first time.We saw it as an opportunity to demystify the male worlds of plumbing, electricity and carpentry.The pamphlet demystifies the mortgage process.
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Verb table
demystify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydemystify
he, she, itdemystifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydemystified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave demystified
he, she, ithas demystified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad demystified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill demystify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have demystified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam demystifying
he, she, itis demystifying
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you, we, theyare demystifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas demystifying
you, we, theywere demystifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been demystifying
he, she, ithas been demystifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been demystifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be demystifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been demystifying
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