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  • rarified — rar·i·fied (rârʹə fīd ) adj. Variant of rarefied. * * * …   Universalium

  • rarified — adjective 1. having low density (Freq. 1) rare gasses lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air • Syn: ↑rare, ↑rarefied • Similar to: ↑thin …   Useful english dictionary

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