In the large manufactories of this country, the ignition of the above mixture in pots is laid aside, as too operose and expensive.
But it is a most awkward, operose, and defective piece of machinery, quite unworthy of being presented to my readers.
In the execution, it was an operose business on both sides of the water.
An operose and expensive establishment of a Supreme Court was made, and charged upon the revenues of the country.
Everything connected with the processes of husbandry is slow and operose.
operose assequuntur qu volunt, anxii tenent qu assecuti sunt; the word consequuntur would be too weak.