Origin of elaboration
OTHER WORDS FROM elaborationself-e·lab·o·ra·tion, noun
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How to use elaboration in a sentence
Key to Douglass’s speech was his elaboration of exactly how the Constitution enabled a President to thwart democracy.Why We Must Hear the Warning in Frederick Douglass' 'Sources of Danger to the Republic' Today|Robert S. Levine|September 24, 2021|Time
The FBI said without elaboration that it also recovered a document titled “Making Plastic Explosives from Bleach,” redacting the instructions in a photo exhibit.Self-styled militia members planned on storming the U.S. Capitol days in advance of Jan. 6 attack, court documents say|Spencer Hsu, Tom Jackman, Devlin Barrett|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
Elaboration helps you combine new information with other things you know.
Lack of elaboration is a virus that continually infects the book, sometimes having a sickening effect on the reader.
It is neither the time nor the place to ask for elaboration.
These first two cases appear mainly as preamble, summarized without much elaboration.
Perhaps, he says without elaboration, "their recollections may be imperfect."
“The conspiracy laws are broad,” the official said without elaboration.
These changes take place slowly at first, and more rapidly as the organs fitted for the elaboration of its food are developed.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
He was slow and fastidious in composition, and the poem suffered from over-elaboration.
The book pretended to be an elaboration of Dumarsais' essay on the Philosophe published in the Nouvelles liberts de penser, 1750.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
Like Beowulf it is elaborate, but it is the elaboration of art rather than of feeling.The Translations of Beowulf|Chauncey Brewster Tinker
All this elaboration of elegance had fitting surroundings, and the case was worthy of its contents.The Old Furniture Book|N. Hudson Moore