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Synonyms for elaboration

addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail

the result of improving something

a discussion that provides additional information

marked by elaborately complex detail

developing in intricate and painstaking detail


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This project, the result of long elaboration, is the object of my present communication.
If we admire the several ingenious contrivances, by which the flowers of the orchis and of many other plants are fertilised through insect agency, can we consider as equally perfect the elaboration by our fir-trees of dense clouds of pollen, in order that a few granules may be wafted by a chance breeze on to the ovules?
Spenser's genius was never for strongly condensed narrative, and following his Italian originals, though with less firmness, he wove his story as a tangled web of intermingled adventures, with almost endless elaboration and digression.
By a process of extreme exaggeration and minute elaboration Donne carries the Elizabethan conceits almost to the farthest possible limit, achieving what Samuel Johnson two centuries later described as
The building was American in its sky-scraping altitude, and American also in the oiled elaboration of its machinery of telephones and lifts.
The craving for excitement and for elaboration has ruined that blessing.
I can tell you that he had long been engaged on its elaboration.
I am stronger than you, dear Frederick,' returned his brother with an elaboration of fraternity in which there was severity; 'and I hope I can travel without detriment at--ha--any hour I choose.
Mr Swiveller pulled off his coat, and folded it up with great elaboration, staring at Miss Sally all the time; then put on a blue jacket with a double row of gilt buttons, which he had originally ordered for aquatic expeditions, but had brought with him that morning for office purposes; and, still keeping his eye upon her, suffered himself to drop down silently upon Mr Brass's stool.
1) Elaboration of up to 12 (pre)feasibility studies on the construction of biomass/biogas CHP or
Shukri Rahimi and Agim Poloska were responsible for the language and Albanian culture and Sefejdin Sulejmani for sociology, and cooperated in the elaboration of the controversial Encyclopedia.
Citizens who own illegally built objects and fail to submit an elaboration by 18 June 2014 will lose the right to legalization.
The data flux on which the elaboration of policies is funded also represents an important factor of distinction.
The elaboration of the complementary finance act has been finishes.
Summary: Rabat - Several leaders of Moroccan political parties hailed the decision of HM King Mohammed VI to set up the Advisory Committee on Regionalization, saying that such an initiative will further consolidate the democratic process, boost sustainable development and contribute to the elaboration of a Moroccan model of regionalisation.