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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to elaborate:   (219 results)

Often used in the same context:
intricate, extravagant, specific, grandiose, coy, detailed, fanciful, ornate, formal, grander, unclear, lavish, showy, multilayered, untraditional, outlandish, unspecified, artful, tightlipped, ingenious, fantastical, sophisticated, exact, complicated, flashy, meticulous, unusual, haphazard, impromptu, cryptic, prosaic, actual, splashy, esoteric, ostentatious, unforthcoming, unorthodox, ritualistic, imaginative, elegant, glitzy, evasive, diagrammatic, sketchy, decorative, per se, delicate, informal, convoluted, offhand, noncommital, vague, overdecorated, exhaustive, banal, bizarre, unconventional, simple, undisclosed, swagged, filigreed, simplistic, straightforward, whimsical, sinister, rudimentary, diversionary, pyrotechnical, baroque, privy, overt, rococo, multifaceted, upstage, unspecific, secretive, phantasmagorical, theatric, amateurish, tawdrier, fancier, unaware, ulterior, architectural, deliberate, hieratic, minimalist, opulent, ornamental, discreet, precise, gaudy, spectacular, cagey, latticelike, subtler, courtly, rube goldberg, prettying, conceptual, tasteful, garish, formalized, simpler, simplified, cumbersome, elaborated, conventional, enumerative, classic, comprehensive, factorial, sequential, simplest, alternative

More specific:
detail, develop, exemplify, exposit, filibuster, illustrate, instance, involve, particularize, set forth, sophisticate, specialize, specify

Appears in the definition of:
., aria, bali, banqueting, baroque, baroqueness, brahmana, byzantine, ceremony, churrigueresco, churrigueresque, cobweb, coffee-table book, contrivance, develop, de trop, disquisition, dodge, dress, embellished, empurpled, explicate, fan vaulting, feast, feasting, fete, fiesta, finery, fixings, float, flowery, follies, form, formulate, gateau, haute cuisine, high mass, inelaborate, john lyly, lyly, manakin, ornate, over-embellished, pageant, pageantry, plain, plume, preen, prickleback, primp, program, purple, roulade, scheme, simple, snipe hunt, snow job, spectacle, stateliness, stickleback, stratagem, strategy, toccata, unelaborate, victorian architecture

More general:
alter, change, clarify, clear up, create, develop, elucidate, make, make grow, produce

Synonyms:
careful, complicate, detailed, dilate, elaborated, enlarge, expand, expatiate, expound, fancy, flesh out, intricate, luxuriant, rarify, refine, work out

Also try:
— Nouns for elaborate: system systems, structure, work, preparations, scheme, ritual, plans, discussion, machinery, description, more...

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See elaborate used in context: 27 rhymes, several books and articles.

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