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refined

  

      adj  
1    not coarse or vulgar; genteel, elegant, or polite  
2    subtle; discriminating  
3    freed from impurities; purified  
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refined

  
1    civil, civilized, courtly, cultivated, cultured, elegant, genteel, gentlemanly, gracious, ladylike, polished, polite, sophisticated, urbane, well-bred, well-mannered  
2    cultured, delicate, discerning, discriminating, exact, fastidious, fine, nice, precise, punctilious, sensitive, sublime, subtle  
3    clarified, clean, distilled, filtered, processed, pure, purified  
  
Antonyms     
  
1 & 2    boorish, coarse, common, ill-bred, inelegant, uncultured, ungentlemanly, unladylike, unmannerly, unrefined  
3    coarse, impure, unrefined  

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