Refined Re*fined" (-f?nd"), a. Freed from impurities or alloy; purifed; polished; cultured; delicate; as; refined gold; refined language; refined sentiments. [1913 Webster]

Refined wits who honored poesy with their pens. --Peacham. [1913 Webster] -- {Re*fin"ed*ly} (r?*f?n"?d*l?), adv. -- {Re*fin"ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Delicate — Del i*cate, a. [L. delicatus pleasing the senses, voluptuous, soft and tender; akin to deliciae delight: cf. F. d[ e]licat. See {Delight}.] 1. Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring. [R.] [1913 Webster] Dives, for his delicate life …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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