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used in The Grapes of Wrath

6 uses
  • "Here," she said with elaborate kindness.
    Chapter 30 (87% in)
  • " Casy suggested elaborately, "Maybe Tom'll kill the fatted calf like for the prodigal in Scripture.
    Chapter 4 (98% in)
  • She dropped her weapon on the ground, and Tom, with elaborate care, picked it up and put it back in the car.
    Chapter 16 (25% in)
  • And they made elaborate acquaintanceship gestures.
    Chapter 17 (62% in)
  • The children moved closer with elaborate circuitousness, edging inward in long curves.
    Chapter 20 (54% in)
  • She led him away with elaborate caution, and when they were safe, she said, "I never been to bed.
    Chapter 22 (35% in)

There are no more uses of "elaborate" in The Grapes of Wrath.

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