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Origin of operose
OTHER WORDS FROM operoseop·er·ose·ly, adverbop·er·ose·ness, noun
Words nearby operose
Example sentences from the Web for operose
The common Scotch saying, on the sight of anything operose and finical, “he must have had little to do that made that!”Familiar Studies of Men and Books|Robert Louis Stevenson
But it is a most awkward, operose, and defective piece of machinery, quite unworthy of being presented to my readers.
On the above-described operose and preposterous process, it is needless to make any remarks.
Operose assequuntur qu volunt, anxii tenent qu assecuti sunt; the word consequuntur would be too weak.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes|Ludwig Dderlein
An operose and expensive establishment of a Supreme Court was made, and charged upon the revenues of the country.