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Adjective
Detailed and complicated in design and planning, involving many carefully arranged elements
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“Andy Dufresne would come up with an elaborate plan to escape from Shawshank State Penitentiary.”
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Visually impressive or showy
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“The quirky designer's elaborate costumes were on full display during the fashion show.”
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Involving the use of exaggerated or flowery writing or language
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Soft and shaggy
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Complete with regard to every detail
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Elegant, smart, or stylish
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Created in a deliberate, rather than natural or spontaneous, way
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(of technology) In a late stage of development
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Impressive and imposing in appearance or style, especially pretentiously so
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Strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
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Hard-working, diligent or regular (in attendance or work)
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(of behaviour, art, or a literary style) Marked by idiosyncratic or exaggerated mannerisms
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Completed
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Involving the use of innovation or imagination during the process of creation
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Wildly exaggerated or improbable
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Boring or severely lacking in interest
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(of a plan or piece of work) Difficult to achieve, requiring great effort or ability
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Having a strange, curious or mysterious nature
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Containing lots of news
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Serving or intended as an ornament; decorative
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(elaborate on) Add more detail concerning what has already been said
“Could you elaborate on your theory about how all of this was because of aliens?”
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To describe or express in too exaggerated terms
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To provide full information about
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To develop gradually
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To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence
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To make something more complex
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To arrive at an answer through logic
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To arrive at a judgment or opinion by reasoning
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Manage to do something foolish or create an undesirable situation
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To devise or come up with (an idea or plan)
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Speak or write authoritatively about a topic
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To make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
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To put a coating on, especially as a final touch
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