Part of speech:
To remove, extract, or produce by distillation
To make or become thin, or less dense
To pass through a filtering agent:
To pass through or as if through a filter
To clarify is defined as to purify a liquid to make it clear or to remove something.
(Law) To take an action, usually the filing of a document in the correct venue, that secures a legal right.
To refine or remove flaws from; perfect or complete:
To improve by care, training, or study; refine
(Informal) Entirely; wholly:
Purify means to make something clean or free from impurities.
To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
Delicately beautiful or charming and usually small:
The definition of elegant is someone or something luxurious in a restrained manner or something that is very well-thought through yet simple.
Very light; airy; delicate
Carefully done or elaborately made
The definition of fastidious is a very careful attention to detail, or an uptight or hyper-critical person.
Free from crudeness or coarseness; cultivated; elegant
Crafty or sly; devious.
An advanced state of intellectual, cultural, and material development in human society, marked by progress in the arts and sciences, the extensive use of record-keeping, including writing, and the appearance of complex political and social institutions.
A method of leading up to a tenace, as in bridge, in order to prevent an opponent from winning the trick with an intermediate card.
Members of the upper class, collectively
An elegant or refined feature; an amenity:
The condition of being rarefied.
Refinement is the process of making something better by making small changes, or good taste and cultural elegance.
To make better; improve:
To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate
To cleanse or purify or become cleansed or purified.
To prepare (an author's works, journals, letters, etc.) for publication, by selection, arrangement, and annotation
To provide with information, as in an effort to gain support for a position or to influence behavior:
To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
To remove erroneous, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material from (a book, for example) before publication.
To arrive at or attain the end of:
To clean the fur, feathers, etc. of itself or another animal, often as a social activity
To melt ores in order to extract the metals they contain. Oxide ores, such as iron ore, are smelted with carbon, which serves as a fuel and changes the ore into a reduced metal.
(Statistics, image processing, digital audio) To capture important patterns in the data, while leaving out noise.
To express (socially or personally unacceptable impulses, specif. sexual impulses) in constructive, acceptable forms, often unconsciously
To render sublime.
To render subtle:
To make inferior, impure, not genuine, etc. by adding a harmful, less valuable, or prohibited substance
To cause (a building, for example) to be in a destroyed, collapsed, or decayed state.
To make (something) dirty.
(--- Computers) To damage (data) in a file or on a disk.
To contaminate (water, air, etc.) with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
To twist or become twisted together.
To change (food or substances in the body) into compounds that can be assimilated, excreted, etc.
To make small adjustments in for optimal performance or effectiveness:
To swallow hastily; gulp:
(Math.) To find the length of (a curve)
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