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Related to flesh out: flush out
1. (tr) to give substance to (an argument, description, etc)
2. (intr) to expand or become more substantial
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|Verb||1.||flesh out - make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"|
|2.||flesh out - add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"|
clarify, clear up, elucidate - make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
detail - provide details for
|3.||flesh out - become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out"|