elucubrate

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e·lu·cu·brate

 (ĭ-lo͞o′kyo͝o-brāt′)
tr.v. e·lu·cu·brat·ed, e·lu·cu·brat·ing, e·lu·cu·brates
To produce (a written work) by working long and diligently.

[Back-formation from elucubration.]

elucubrate

(ɪˈluːkjʊˌbreɪt)
vb (tr)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) obsolete to work on (a literary work) in a dedicated manner at night-time

e•lu•cu•brate

(ɪˈlu kyʊˌbreɪt)

v.t. -brat•ed, -brat•ing.
to produce, as a literary work, by long and intensive effort.
[1615–25; < Latin ēlūcubrātus, past participle of ēlūcubrāre to spend the night over (a literary work). See e-, lucubrate]
e•lu`cu•bra′tion, n.