wrought
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(pronounced RAWT)

Since you have probably heard of wrought iron — i.e., iron that is beaten and shaped for ornamental and functional purposes — then you are halfway to understanding the definition of wrought, which means manufactured, processed or belabored over for artistic effect.

Example: Because he was determined to show the principal of the firm just how knowledgeable and dedicated he was, Vince spent hours outside of work creating a set of meticulously wrought drawings detailing the best method to restore the historic property’s decayed balustrade.