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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elaborate  \E*lab"o*rate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Elaborated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Elaborating}.] 
  1.  To  produce  with  labor 
 
  They  in  full  joy  elaborate  a  sigh,  --Young. 
 
  2.  To  perfect  with  painstaking;  to  improve  or  refine  with 
  labor  and  study,  or  by  successive  operations;  as  to 
  elaborate  a  painting  or  a  literary  work 
 
  The  sap  is  .  .  .  still  more  elaborated  and  exalted 
  as  it  circulates  through  the  vessels  of  the  plant. 
  --Arbuthnot. 




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