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elaborate
used in Glory in Death

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
elaborate on your plan
Definition
add details or explain in detail
  • "Just answer the question. Don't elaborate."
    Chapter 11 (8% in)
elaborate = add details
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • He ... refused to or was unable to elaborate.
    Chapter 15 (1% in)
  • "It's such a weird life. Yours," she elaborated. "I mean you can have anything you want, go anywhere, do anything."
    Chapter 16 (10% in)

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2  —2 uses as in:
an elaborate design
Definition
having details and complexity — sometimes fancy or ornate
  • One of the loftier buildings on Broadcast Avenue, it towered up from a wide, flat hilt, housed several thousand employees, five elaborate studios, including the most lavish new set on the East Coast, and enough power to beam transmissions to every pocket of the planet and its orbiting stations.
    Chapter 12 (2% in)
elaborate = fancy (with many special details and features)
  • Fuming, she swiveled to the elaborate grillwork along the far wall.
    Chapter 2 (80% in)

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