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refined

adjective

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5 made or done with extreme care and accuracy
  • the dressmaker took a set of quite refined measurements before actually starting work

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6 satisfying or pleasing because of fineness or mildness
  • the chef's refined cuisine is one that true gourmets will appreciate

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7 meeting the highest standard of accuracy
  • this is not a refined calculation of the total number of calories in the dish—just a rough estimate

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refined

verb
past tense of refine

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The first known use of refined was in 1582

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“Refined.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/refined. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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