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elaborate
used in The Poisonwood Bible

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
elaborate on your plan
Definition
add details or explain in detail
  • "God created a world of work and rewards," he elaborated, "on a big balanced scale."
    Book 1 — Genesis (40% in)

There are no more uses of "elaborate" flagged with this meaning in The Poisonwood Bible.

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  • Mother's fabrication is so elaborate I can hardly describe it.
    Book 5 — Exodus (88% in)
  • I turned the page on our lesson in business correspondence, and began to work on an elaborate pencil drawing of Noah's ark.
    Book 3 — Judges (16% in)
  • It was so pretty, so elaborately basket-woven among hen and egg, we did not at first understand what we saw.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (77% in)
  • Then I stared for a while at a traffic light, which was suspended elaborately on wires above the intersection.
    Book 5 — Exodus (23% in)

There are no more uses of "elaborate" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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