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not on duty, absent, finished, inoperative, negligible, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim.
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Correct spelling:
elaborate
Definition:
To produce with labor

Synonyms:

adjective
all
elaborate, luxuriant.
ambitious
grandiose, impressive, lofty, pretentious, severe, strenuous, visionary, loftier.
completed
perfected.
complex
motley, multiplex, tangled, byzantine, involute.
complicated
complex, complicated, confounded, confused, intricate, involved, knotted, labyrinthine, perplexing, puzzling, snarled, tangled, mega factor, wheels within wheels, convoluted, hi-tech, gasser, hi tech.
dressy
in high feather, dressed to kill, dressed to nines, looking sharp.
intricate; involved
busy, careful, complex, complicated, decorated, detailed, elegant, embellished, exact, extensive, extravagant, fancy, fussy, garnished, imposing, knotty, labored, labyrinthine, luxurious, minute, ornamented, ornate, ostentatious, overdone, painstaking, perfected, plush, posh, precise, prodigious, refined, showy, skillful, sophisticated, studied, thorough, Overworked, highly wrought, high tech, many-faceted, with all the extras, with all the options, with bells and whistles.
lively
jazzy.
luxuriant
fruitful, Profusive.
oratorical
gesticulative, senatorial, stagy, stylistic, stagier, stagiest, longwinded.
ornamental
for show, setting off.
ornately spoken or written
baroque, bloated, bombastic, eloquent, embellished, fancy, flamboyant, florid, flowery, gilded, grandiloquent, high-sounding, highfalutin, inflated, lofty, opulent, ornate, ponderous, rhetorical, rich, rococo, showy, splashy, voluble.
noun
detailed
careless, convoluted, extensive, general, labored, laborious, minute, painstaking, simple, studied.
elaborate
careful, complicate, detailed, dilate, elaborated, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, fancy, flesh out, lucubrate, luxuriant, rarify, refine, work out.
verb
communication
dilate, elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, lucubrate.
completed
perfected.
creation
elaborate.
improve
advance, better, correct, embellish, enhance, enrich, further, garnish, improve, progress, refine, renovate, upgrade.
make detailed; expand
amplify, bedeck, clarify, comment, complicate, deck, decorate, develop, devise, discuss, embellish, enhance, enlarge, evolve, expatiate, explain, expound, flesh out, garnish, improve, interpret, ornament, particularize, polish, produce, refine, specify, unfold, work out.
ornamented
decorated, dressy, elegant, extravagant, flashy, fussy, gaudy, imposing, ordinary, ostentatious, plain, refined, spangled.
Examples of usage:
  1. It was a much more formal and elaborate affair than Cherry's had been, because, as Anne explained, " Frenny's people have been so generous about giving him up, you know. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  2. This was in October, 1895, and I suppose such elaborate preparations for a dash over the rails were never made. – Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett
  3. That evening Mr. Hale sat in his hotel bedroom with all the electric lights blazing, and filled sheet after sheet with elaborate calculations. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  4. Elaborate tests have been made. – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  5. We read it regularly every night together, and no one can tell what comfort we have in it, for I too have had sorrow of a kind which you could not well understand, unless I were to go into an elaborate explanation. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne

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