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    I got the sentence "elaborate ceremony" in reading passage what is the meaning of that word the choices given are A. Expensive. B. Sophisticated, C. Complicated

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    Could you give a little more context?

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    An elaborate ceremony is one that has many parts to it, and because it is so complicated it requires much preparation.

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    in which case it could mean any or all of the adjectives supplied

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    The third strikes me as the most likely without any further context.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    The third strikes me as the most likely without any further context.
    I agree, and I almost said that, but I decided to make my answer somewhat more elaborate and a little more complicated. And while it might have been more sophisticated, I doubt it was any more expensive. :wink:

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