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3 uses
  • She sought to be sensible; she elaborately explained to herself that it was hysterical to condemn Gopher Prairie because it did not foam over the drama.
    Chapter 18 (90% in)
  • When she spied Mrs. McGanum or Mrs. Dyer ahead she crossed over with an elaborate pretense of looking at a billboard.
    Chapter 9 (7% in)
  • They elaborately glanced away, and were relieved as he went on: "The diagnosis of my Village Virus is simple enough.
    Chapter 13 (31% in)

There are no more uses of "elaborate" in Main Street.

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