Elaborate in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Elaborate

Complex, detailed, or sophisticated. | Intricate, fancy, flashy, or showy. | (transitive) to develop in detail or complexity

Short Example Sentence for Elaborate

  • 1. An elaborate toilette! 🔊
  • 2. It had occurred to me to make a very elaborate toilet. 🔊
  • 3. How neglect such an elaborate structure as the hair? 🔊
  • 4. At this last point elaborate plans were made for a water terminal. 🔊
  • 5. Vincy had arranged an elaborate tea on his little green marble dining-table. 🔊
  • 6. To this end Mephistopheles devises the elaborate hocus-pocus of the Mothers. 🔊

How to use Elaborate in Sentence?

  • 1. The elaborate ornamentation of the arch under the canopy is worthy of attention. 🔊
  • 2. But the women are not content with their hair as it is, and alter its tinge by elaborate arts. 🔊
  • 3. His favorite amusement was a puppet-show, for which he invented elaborate plays. 🔊
  • 4. He drew up an elaborate paper establishing the precedence of the English ambassador. 🔊
  • 5. That idea is worth elaborating, and you know I just exist to elaborate your ideas. 🔊
  • 6. Professor Owen read a most elaborate paper on the gorilla before the Zoological Society. 🔊
  • 7. Money has been expended in elaborate buildings which certainly do the work for which they were designed. 🔊
  • 8. Such troubles as this that had so suddenly come to disturb his own more elaborate life he was at least immune from. 🔊
  • 9. Your poem will occupy the first page in an elaborate booklet now under way and we hope will attract many customers. 🔊
  • 10. In each bay of the triforium, the tympanum is filled with an elaborate diaper around a central ornament. 🔊
  • 11. Means of protecting lines and apparatus against damage by lightning are little more elaborate than in the earliest days of telegraph working. 🔊
  • 12. The whole was enclosed in an elaborate oaken case, which was let down and drawn up by ropes and pulleys from above. 🔊
  • 13. Was it possible that she might choose to upset all her aunt's elaborate scaffolding, after all? 🔊
  • 14. She knew that it must take more than mere money to keep so elaborate a household running without apparent effort. 🔊
  • 15. The doors that he pictures have since been replaced by a more elaborate pair with richly scrolled hinges and strengthening bands of iron. 🔊
  • 16. There were those among the "newcomers" who averred that they carried their elaborate politeness to a point which made them ridiculous. 🔊
  • 17. It involves more numerous and more elaborate processes, and the qualities for home use are generally finer and more costly than those for export. 🔊
  • 18. It is a light, narrow cloth made with a coloured border which is often so elaborate as to require a dobby loom for its manufacture. 🔊
  • 19. Farther on, between the altar and its rails, the tiling is very elaborate and, in a ring of it there, the signs of the zodiac appear. 🔊
  • 20. But there were none, except the small photograph of herself in its elaborate frame, with a little vase attached holding fresh flowers. 🔊
  • 21. As he finished speaking, with elaborate display, he shook his reins and shouted at his horses, which promptly moved on. 🔊
  • 22. The onyx is here in great superb blocks, wedded with bronze of exquisite finish, or serving as background to enamels of the most elaborate design. 🔊
  • 23. M. de Naville's new edition is elaborate and costly, and without a translation. 🔊
  • 24. An elaborate banquet had been prepared in the hope that the Agha would pay them a visit, and they were much mortified at his non-appearance. 🔊
  • 25. Such early training in reading as I have described, is the best preparation for the more elaborate expression demanded by the higher literature. 🔊
  • 26. Later, in 46, Cicero in several remarkable essays again took up the cudgels for an elaborate prose, but then his cause was already lost. 🔊
  • 27. He died on the 5th of June 1716, leaving unfinished a series of elaborate researches on optics, and a large amount of unpublished manuscript. 🔊
  • 28. In every circumstance of his life the vileness of his lot is brought home to the wretched pariah by an elaborate and relentless system of social oppression. 🔊
  • 29. But it is necessary to ask and receive permission to do so, and elaborate forms of speech regulated by the rank of the visitor are used on the occasion. 🔊
  • 30. Such a curtain was legitimate and desirable, and would contrast strangely with the elaborate festooning and quadrupled curtains of our present windows. 🔊
  • 31. There were no elaborate wishes for her of a cloudless life in the uncertain future, but June knew that Paul wished in his heart it might be so. 🔊
  • 32. The magnificent Colonna palace at Rome, with its beautiful garden, answered every purpose of an elaborate villa. 🔊
  • 33. Their elaborate tombs were thus perhaps conveniently confused with the emblems of superstition, and their recesses rifled in search of sacrilegious booty. 🔊
  • 34. Here a very elaborate harbor improvement was planned, with a loop track and almost continuous docks to encircle the compact peninsula upon which the village is built. 🔊