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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lucubrate
 (vi.)在燈下用功,深入研究,專心著作

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lu·cu·brate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lucubrated p. pr. & vb. n. Lucubrated ]  To study by candlelight or a lamp; to study by night.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lu·cu·brate, v. t. To elaborate, perfect, or compose, by night study or by laborious endeavor.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lucubrate
      v : add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning
          of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing;
          "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
          [syn: elaborate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh
          out, expand, expound, dilate] [ant: abridge]