elucubrate

elucubrate

[ih-loo-kyoo-breyt]
verb (used with object), elucubrated, elucubrating.
to produce (especially literary work) by long and intensive effort.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin ēlūcubrātus, past participle of ēlūcubrāre to spend the night over (a literary work). See e-1, lucubrate

elucubration, noun
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