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  • adj. Not elaborated.

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  • adj. giving only major points; lacking completeness


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  • In the case of Ms Jalalian, only some nebulous unelaborated charge of association with a banned Kurdish organization has been said to underpin her conviction.

    Amnesty International: Story of Two Women: Two Death Sentences in Iran

  • You may find it astonishing that historians and other scholars do not feel compelled to provide comprehensive replies to mere unelaborated suggestions left as comments on their blogs.

    Mythicism and Inerrancy

  • And for those who stay away from watermelon because of the sugar, the same experts tell us that citrulline and arginine can be beneficial for obesity and diabetes type 2 (not only because it may lead to sex, but for unelaborated physiological reasons too).

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  • Thomas Jefferson wrote a flat unelaborated entry in his journal: "My mother died about 8 o'clock this morning, in her fifty-seventh year of age."

    History of American Women

  • Moreover, on this view, Spinoza would have taken the trouble to make explicit the PLMM Descartes 'rules require, only to justify it by a direct and unelaborated appeal to a groundless principle of inertia, which seems, on Descartes' understanding of it, quite inadequate to do the job.

    Spinoza's Physical Theory

  • However, these re-alignments in economic and social policy, whose impact on representations both political and aesthetic is profound, remain unelaborated despite important historical and literary scholarship over the last ten years.


  • The markets, prices, important political and other events, private personal and unelaborated intelligence will come over the wires just as they now come over existing land lines.

    Ocean Steam Navigation and the Ocean Post

  • He adopts the _language_ of common life, because men hourly communicate with the best objects from which the best part of language is originally derived; and because, being less under the influence of social vanity, they convey their feelings and notions in simple and unelaborated expressions.

    English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History Designed as a Manual of Instruction

  • He tossed in a classical allusion or two; here and there he left an Old Testament phrase to coruscate along the fringe of his text; he even called back one of his copy carriers, to revise an unelaborated figure of speech.

    The Man Who Made Good

  • These and other brief and unelaborated personal cosmogonies, even if not to be regarded as spurious imitations, certainly have not become established in the Chinese mind as the explanation of the way in which the universe came to be: in this sphere the P'an Ku legend reigns supreme; and, owing to its concrete, easily apprehensible nature, has probably done so ever since the time of its invention.

    Myths and Legends of China


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