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Elaborate vs Diligent - What's the difference?

elaborate | diligent |

As adjectives the difference between elaborate and diligent

is that elaborate is highly complex, detailed, or sophisticated while diligent is performing with intense concentration, focus, responsible regard.

As a verb elaborate

is (used with'' on ''when used with an object ) to give further detail or explanation (about).

elaborate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Highly complex, detailed, or sophisticated.
  • :
  • Intricate, fancy, flashy, or showy.
  • :
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  • *:The house was a big elaborate limestone affair, evidently new. Winter sunshine sparkled on lace-hung casement, on glass marquise, and the burnished bronze foliations of grille and door.
  • Verb

    (elaborat)
  • (used with'' on ''when used with an object ) To give further detail or explanation (about).
  • What do you mean you didn't come home last night? Would you care to elaborate ?
    Could you elaborate on the plot for your novel for me?

    diligent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Performing with intense concentration, focus, responsible regard.
  • Synonyms

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