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elaborate
used in The Lucky One

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
elaborate on your plan
Definition
add details or explain in detail
  • When he spoke, his voice was steady, like a professor elaborating on a subject he taught.
    Chapter 18 (67% in)
elaborating = explaining in detail
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2  —1 use as in:
an elaborate design
Definition
having details and complexity — sometimes fancy or ornate
  • There was just something exciting about maintaining the pretense that nothing had changed between them; it gave the relationship an illicit feeling, almost like an affair. ... Every now and then while Beth and Logan were engaged in keeping up their elaborate facade, Nana would mutter something nonsensical like "camels in the Sahara" or "it's like hair and slippers."
    Chapter 18 (12% in)
elaborate = complicated
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