Elaborative
Elaborative E*lab"o*ra*tive, a. Serving or tending to elaborate; constructing with labor and minute attention to details. [1913 Webster]

{Elaborative faculty} (Metaph.), the intellectual power of discerning relations and of viewing objects by means of, or in, relations; the discursive faculty; thought. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • elaborative — elaborate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ involving many carefully arranged parts; detailed and complicated. ► VERB 1) develop or present in detail. 2) (elaborate on) add more detail to (something already said). DERIVATIVES elaborately adverb elaborateness noun …   English terms dictionary

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