Nouns (0)
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Verbs (12)
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work out, elaborate
v. work out in detail; "elaborate a plan"
flesh out, exposit, lucubrate, dilate, expound, expand, enlarge, expatiate, elaborate
v. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
elaborate
v. produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product; "The bee elaborates honey"
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Adjectives (5)
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elaborated, elaborate, detailed
adj. developed or executed with care and in minute detail; "a detailed plan"; "the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion"- John Buchan; "the carefully elaborated theme"
luxuriant, elaborate
adj. marked by complexity and richness of detail; "an elaborate lace pattern"
Fuzzynyms (65)
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enlarge
v. become larger or bigger
tumesce, tumefy, intumesce, swell up, swell
v. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
swell
v. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
buy
v. accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
postulate, contend
v. maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"
take, claim
v. lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
profess
v. receive into a religious order or congregation
talk, lecture
v. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
propound
v. put forward, as of an idea
rede, interpret
v. give an interpretation or explanation to
relate
v. give an account of; "The witness related the events"
recount
v. count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
narrate
v. provide commentary for a film, for example
comment
v. explain or interpret something
talk, speak
v. use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
inform on, turn in, report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
judge, label, pronounce
v. pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
vocalise, vocalize, enunciate, articulate
v. express or state clearly
draw, depict, describe
v. give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
say
v. utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
declare
v. state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
protest
v. affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence"
explain
v. define; "The committee explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean"
spread out, expand
v. extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
relate
v. have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
define
v. determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?"
ornate, ornamented, embellished
adj. rich in decorative detail
sporty
adj. appropriate for sport or engagement in a sport
hard, difficult
adj. not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
ornate, flowery
adj. marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details; "a flowery speech"; "ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton
complex
adj. complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs"
complicated
adj. difficult to analyze or understand; "a complicated problem"; "complicated Middle East politics"
pretentious, ostentatious
adj. (of a display) tawdry or vulgar
Synonyms (44)
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expand
v. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
studious
adj. marked by care and effort; "made a studious attempt to fix the television set"
protective of, careful of, solicitous
adj. "careful of her feelings"; "extremely solicitous in matters of behavior"
sure, certain
adj. exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance; "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"; "be sure to lock the doors"
close
adj. confined to specific persons; "a close secret"
scrupulous, painstaking, conscientious
adj. characterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"
narrow, minute
adj. characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination; "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"
too-careful, overcareful
adj. excessively or unduly careful
thorough
adj. painstakingly careful and accurate; "our accountant is thorough"; "thorough research"
aureate, flamboyant, florid
adj. elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech"
Baroque, baroque
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of the elaborately ornamented style of architecture, art, and music popular in Europe between 1600 and 1750
fussy, busy
adj. overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a fussy design"
battlemented, crenellated, crenelated, castled, castellated
adj. having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement; "a crenelated molding"
dressy
adj. in fancy clothing
crackle
adj. having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware; "a crackle glaze"
damascene
adj. (of metals) decorated or inlaid with a wavy pattern of different (especially precious) metals; "a damascened sword"
damask
adj. having a woven pattern; "damask table linens"
battlemented, castellated, castled, embattled
adj. having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement; "a crenelated molding"
lacelike, lacy
adj. made of or resembling lace; "a lacy gown"; "a lacy leaf"
puff, puffed
adj. gathered for protruding fullness; "puff sleeves"
rococo
adj. having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation; "an exquisite gilded rococo mirror"
vermiculated, vermiculate, vermicular
adj. decorated with wormlike tracery or markings; "vermicular (or vermiculated) stonework"
Antonyms (4)
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foreshorten
v. shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
plain
adj. not elaborate or elaborated; simple; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building"
chaste
adj. pure and simple in design or style; "a chaste border of conventionalized flowers"
simple
adj. having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance"
elaborate
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    0
  • Verbs
    12
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    5
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    65
  • Synonyms
    44
  • Antonyms
    4

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