elaborate adj.

VERBS be, look, seem, sound The plans looked very elaborate. | become

ADV. exceptionally, extremely, highly, very highly elaborate carvings | increasingly | fairly, quite, rather

elaborate verb

ADV. further This point will be elaborated further in the next chapter. | at length

VERB + ELABORATE attempt to, try to | refuse to

PREP. on/upon They refused to elaborate on the reasons for their decision.