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elaborate
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • "I can’t think why they’re doing it down there — unless —but no —" A plump witch carrying a smoking goblet entered the lift at that moment, and Mr Weasley did not elaborate.
  • The hair that had once been set in elaborate curls now hung lank and unkempt around her face.
  • There were about fifty of them, all, as far as he could see, wearing plum-coloured robes with an elaborately worked silver ’W on the left-hand side of the chest and all staring down their noses at him, some with very austere expressions, others looks of frank curiosity.
  • Then he turned to Ron, ready to exchange the exasperated looks they sometimes shared when Hermione elaborated on far-fetched schemes like SPEW To Harrys consternation, however, Ron did not look exasperated.
  • Harry and Hermione looked at each other, startled, but Hagrid, scowling, did not elaborate., ’Anyway,’ he said, breathing a little more heavily than —usual, ’since then the other centaurs’ve bin livid with me, an’ the trouble is they’ve got a lot of influence in the Forestů cleverest creatures in here.’

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  • Please elaborate on the reasons you think this is the best plan.
  • As we talked, she elaborated on her idea

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