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What is the opposite of illustrate?

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Opposite of to add pictures to literature
Opposite of to render comprehensible or understandable
Opposite of to represent in a physical, concrete or visible form
Opposite of to present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
(how a machine, skill or craft works or is performed) Opposite of to show how to use or do something
“If you were trying to demonstrate how to confuse an already confused man, you have succeeded admirably.”
Opposite of to plan the look and function of a product by making a detailed drawing of it
“This is not the time and place to extemporize, because they will see right through our lack of planning.”
Opposite of to give a detailed account in words of
“He would deliberately obfuscate his recollection of what had transpired that day to the authorities.”
Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“Nuno is critical of guitarists who copy the works of others, encouraging reinterpretation instead.”
Opposite of to be a symbol or embodiment of
“I have every right to antithesize your deluded sentiment about certain religions.”
Opposite of to illustrate with pictures
“He would then caption the hilarious image of his daughter with a funny quip relating to fatherhood.”
Opposite of to give a hint of
“They used myth to explain natural phenomena, cultural variations, traditional enmities, and friendships.”
Opposite of to characterize or depict the nature of
“Milly did everything in her power to distort the image of the perpetrator so that she could protect her father.”
Opposite of to establish a fact to be true
“Recent statistics disprove claims that unemployment has fallen to record lows.”
Opposite of to produce an image of (someone or something) by making lines and marks on paper
“She wasn't happy with her artwork, so she decided to erase the drawing and start again.”
Opposite of to communicate an idea
Opposite of to show (someone) the way
“He chose to deliberately deceive me to get the upper hand.”
Opposite of to provide an explanation, interpretation, or paraphrase for (a text, word, etc.)
Opposite of to display or show (something) for others to see
“The mother attempts to teach the boy to hide his superpowers, even when bullies pick on him.”
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