The dedicated scholar Dr. Skimwise spent weeks attempting to decipher and figure out the mysterious text from the library. In his desire to analyze and decipher the writing from this unique book, he often forgot to eat or sleep, spending hours reading the complex strings of words. After a great deal of mind-numbing effort, Skimwise decided that the book was just too difficult to understand: it was simply indecipherable. This was quite a blow to Dr. Skimwise’s professional reputation as one able to decipher and decode just about any language.
Quiz: What does it mean to decipher something?
- To explain and make its meaning clear.
- To work endlessly at it because it is difficult to understand.
- To teach it to others in a way that makes it mostly understandable.