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argumentation the process of developing an elaborate argument based on logic. [1/2 definitions]
banquet an elaborate formal dinner. [1/4 definitions]
baroque (often cap.) of or pertaining to the style or period in art, music, and architecture prevailing in Europe following the Renaissance, from about 1550 to about 1750, characterized by bold and elaborate forms of ornamentation. [1/5 definitions]
cadenza in music, an elaborate section near the end of a composition, usu. allowing a soloist to display virtuosity.
catafalque a raised platform on which a dead body, usu. in a coffin, rests during or prior to an elaborate funeral.
chinoiserie (sometimes cap.) an intricate, elaborate style of decoration using Chinese motifs, esp. in eighteenth-century Europe. [1/2 definitions]
damask a fine cloth woven of linen, silk, wool, or cotton with a prominent, elaborate pattern. [2/6 definitions]
develop to add detail to; elaborate. [1/10 definitions]
embroider to elaborate or embellish, esp. with fictitious details. [1/3 definitions]
euphuism an affected, artificial, ornate style of writing or speaking, characterized by elaborate alliteration, far-fetched figures of speech, and the like.
extravaganza an elaborate, usu. musical, show. [2/3 definitions]
fancy elaborate, luxurious, or highly decorated. [1/14 definitions]
feast any sumptuous and elaborate meal, usu. for many people; banquet. [1/6 definitions]
fete an elaborate party, feast, or entertainment. [1/3 definitions]
figure skating ice skating in which the skater traces elaborate figures on ice or, in competition, executes athletic jumps and dance movements.
finery1 expensive or exceptionally elaborate or showy clothing, jewelry, or the like.
finespun highly or overly subtle; elaborate. [1/2 definitions]
flesh to cover with, or as if with, flesh; fill out or elaborate (often fol. by out). [1/9 definitions]
florid highly ornamented; flowery; elaborate. [1/2 definitions]
frou-frou something that is elaborate or affected, esp. clothing or the decoration on it. [1/2 definitions]
function a social or official gathering, usu. elaborate and formal. [1/5 definitions]