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  • 1 Refine — Re*fine , v. i. 1. To become pure; to be cleared of feculent matter. [1913 Webster] So the pure, limpid stream, when foul with stains, Works itself clear, and, as it runs, refines. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or… …

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  • 2 split hairs — Refine, be over nice, affect nicety, make useless distinctions …

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  • 3 refine — I. v. a. 1. Purify, clarify, fine, defecate. 2. Cultivate, polish, make elegant. II. v. n. 1. Become pure, be clarified. 2. Improve, make improvement. 3. Be over nice, affect nicety, split hairs, make useless distinctions …

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  • 4 Mince — Mince, v. i. 1. To walk with short steps; to walk in a prim, affected manner. [1913 Webster] The daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, . . . mincing as they go. Is. iii. 16. [1913 Webster] I ll . . .… …

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  • 5 Operation Colossus — Part of World War II Men from No.2 Commando (No. 11 Special Air Service Battalion) who participated in Operation Colossus …

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  • 6 feeling — Synonyms and related words: action, affect, affection, affectional, affective, affectivity, air, ambiance, ambience, analog process, analytic, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciativeness, ardency, ardor, artistic judgment,… …

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  • 7 sense — Synonyms and related words: IQ, absorb, acceptation, admissibility, affect, affection, affective meaning, air, anticipate, appreciate, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciativeness, apprehend, apprehension, artistic judgment,… …

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