Elaborate

E*lab"o*rate

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elaborated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Elaborating (?).] 1. To produce with labor
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They in full joy elaborate a sigh,
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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.
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The sap is . . . still more elaborated and exalted as it circulates through the vessels of the plant.
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