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rarefied

rar·e·fied

rarefied

 
pronunciation:
reI rih faId
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: belonging to a relatively small or select group.
synonyms:
esoteric
similar words:
clannish, cliquey, exclusive, private, rare, restricted, select, special, uncommon
definition 2: elevated; exalted; refined.
synonyms:
elevated, exalted, lofty
similar words:
eminent, grand, high, noble, refined, sublime
definition 3: characterized by a lack of density; thin.
rarefied air
synonyms:
rare, thin
similar words:
attenuated, diluted, tenuous
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