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used in The Guardian

3 uses
  • Mike gave an elaborate shrug.
    Fifteen (78% in)
  • "Or then again," Mabel said with an elaborate shrug, "he might be bonkers."
    Four (77% in)
  • There was no pretension here, no hidden meanings in the phrases they spoke, no elaborate plans designed to impress the other.
    Fourteen (73% in)

There are no more uses of "elaborate" in The Guardian.

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