Elaborately - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈlæbərətli|  American pronunciation of the word elaborately
Brit.  |ɪˈlab(ə)rətli|  British pronunciation of the word elaborately

adverb

- with elaboration(syn: intricately)

it was elaborately spelled out

Examples

They made elaborate preparations for his visit.

I see now that her behavior was all part of an elaborate plan.

The dancers were wearing elaborate costumes.

He told the story in elaborate detail.

I'll be glad to elaborate if you want to hear more.

She was asked to say more about her earlier statements, but she declined to elaborate.

...with an elaborately ceremonious congé, the ambassador took his leave...

...a silver ewer in the elaborately ornamented style favored by the Victorians...

...the trim on Victorian houses is sometimes elaborately ornamental...

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