Eclaircise

E*clair"cise

(?), v. t. [F. claircir; pref. es- (L. ex) + clair clear, L. clarus.] To make clear; to clear up what is obscure or not understood; to explain.
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E*clair"cisse*ment

(?), n. [F., fr. claircir. See Eclaircise, v. t.] The clearing up of anything which is obscure or not easily understood; an explanation.
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The eclaircissement ended in the discovery of the informer.
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Ec*lamp"si*a

(?), n. [NL., from Gr. a shining forth, fr. to shine forth; out + to shine.] (Med.) A fancied perception of flashes of light, a symptom of epilepsy; hence, epilepsy itself; convulsions.
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The term is generally restricted to a convulsive affection attending pregnancy and parturition, and to infantile convulsions.
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Ec*lamp"sy

(?), n. (Med.) Same as Eclampsia.
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