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  Definition of elaboration
  1. developing in intricate and painstaking detail
  2. addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail; "a few remarks added in amplification and defense"; "an elaboration of the idea followed"
  3. marked by elaborately complex detail
  4. a discussion that provides additional information
  5. the result of improving something; "he described a refinement of this technique"
Similar Words: working out, amplification, elaborateness, intricacy, involution, expansion, enlargement, refinement

 

Hyponyms: expatiation, embellishment, embroidery

 

Derivational Morphology: elaborate, work out, complicate, refine, rarify, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate, polish, fine-tune, down

 

Anagrams: intolerable, inelaborate

 

 
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