What is the opposite of explanation?

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Opposite of a statement or account that makes something clear
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Opposite of an examination, elucidation or interpretation of a given subject
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Opposite of a note by way of explanation or comment added to a text or diagram
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Opposite of the solving or clarification of an unexplained circumstance
“The mystery surrounding the whereabouts of our missing car keys continues to confound us.”
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Opposite of a translation or explanation of a word or phrase
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Opposite of an explanation for an occurrence
“And yet, within this enormity, hidden on every page is a small boy who opens his eyes to witness the inexplicability of human sorrow.”
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Opposite of an explanation of the basis or fundamental reasons for something
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Opposite of a cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event
“The saving of animals in distress was the consequence of her activism.”
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Opposite of the general idea, intention or meaning of something
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Opposite of a morally acceptable explanation for behavior, or for a belief or occurrence
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Opposite of an act of enlightening, or the state of being enlightened or instructed
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Opposite of a claim that a circumstance means that one should not be blamed for or should not be forced to do something
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Opposite of a rewording of something written or spoken
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Opposite of an actual event, situation, or fact
“The allegation of criminality is a complete fabrication.”
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Opposite of the thought processes leading to accepted theories or solutions
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Opposite of something that is said, written, or done as a reaction to a question, statement, or situation
“You have raised a very good question!”
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Opposite of a separate introductory section of a literary, dramatic, or musical work
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Opposite of the logic or reason for a decision or way of thinking
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Opposite of increase in size or effect
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Opposite of the action of making known one's thoughts or feelings
“Her experience of han-puri is drawn directly from the trauma she experienced, necessitating both the suppression of her anger and the acceptance of her fate.”
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Opposite of a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
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Opposite of the analysis and judgment of the merits and faults of something
“The student had evidently only given her work a quick once-over based on the numerous spelling mistakes.”
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Opposite of note at bottom of document
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