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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Tending to expand in detail or embellish.

Usage examples (31)
  • It may also be undervalued in progressive curricula that emphasize so-called elaborative methods, such as concept mapping.
  • Usually finished with tiles or mosaics, concrete pools can be as glamorous and elaborative as wanted, with prices starting at around £35,000.
  • The creative aspect, symbolized by the father and Heaven, they call Yang, while Yin is the receptive and elaborative aspect, symbolized by the mother and the Earth.
  • Member Secretary of J&K State Commission for Women, Hafiza Muzzaffar gave elaborative details regarding the women commission and its policies to ensure the welfare of... for more
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