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 for Elaborating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Elaborate \E*lab"o*rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elaborated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Elaborating.]
     1. To produce with labor
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              They in full joy elaborate a sigh,    --Young.
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     2. To perfect with painstaking; to improve or refine with
        labor and study, or by successive operations; as, to
        elaborate a painting or a literary work.
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              The sap is . . . still more elaborated and exalted
              as it circulates through the vessels of the plant.
                                                    --Arbuthnot.
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