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synonyms for elaboration

  • amplification
  • comment
  • discussion
  • explanation
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antonyms for elaboration

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  • quiet
  • silence
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How to use elaboration in a sentence

Key to Douglass’s speech was his elaboration of exactly how the Constitution enabled a President to thwart democracy.
WHY WE MUST HEAR THE WARNING IN FREDERICK DOUGLASS' 'SOURCES OF DANGER TO THE REPUBLIC' TODAYROBERT S. LEVINESEPTEMBER 24, 2021TIME
The FBI said without elaboration that it also recovered a document titled “Making Plastic Explosives from Bleach,” redacting the instructions in a photo exhibit.
SELF-STYLED MILITIA MEMBERS PLANNED ON STORMING THE U.S. CAPITOL DAYS IN ADVANCE OF JAN. 6 ATTACK, COURT DOCUMENTS SAYSPENCER HSU, TOM JACKMAN, DEVLIN BARRETTJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These changes take place slowly at first, and more rapidly as the organs fitted for the elaboration of its food are developed.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
He was slow and fastidious in composition, and the poem suffered from over-elaboration.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
The book pretended to be an elaboration of Dumarsais' essay on the Philosophe published in the Nouvelles liberts de penser, 1750.
BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
Like Beowulf it is elaborate, but it is the elaboration of art rather than of feeling.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
All this elaboration of elegance had fitting surroundings, and the case was worthy of its contents.
THE OLD FURNITURE BOOKN. HUDSON MOORE
The elaboration of the meanings of the Swastika indicated above and its dispersion or migrations form the subject of this paper.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
It is only necessary to add a word concerning the elaboration of this period in literary form.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
One of his first Marks appeared in Brants Narrenschiff, 1494, and of this our example is an elaboration.
PRINTERS' MARKSWILLIAM ROBERTS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ELABORATION

  • adornment
  • beautifying
  • bedizenment
  • designing
  • elaboration
  • enhancement
  • enrichment
  • flounce
  • flourish
  • frill
  • froufrou
  • furbelow
  • garnish
  • garnishing
  • illumination
  • improvement
  • ornament
  • ornamentation
  • spangle
  • trimming
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