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Word of the Day 10/12/19 Rarefied

Rarefied (adjective)
rarefied [ rair-uh-fahyd ]


adjective
1. extremely high or elevated; lofty; exalted: the rarefied atmosphere of a scholarly symposium.
2. of, belonging to, or appealing to an exclusive group; select; esoteric: rarefied tastes.

RELATED FORMS
ul·tra·rar·e·fied, adjective
un·rar·e·fied, adjective

RELATED WORDS
exalted, esoteric, lofty, select, elevated, private, cliquish

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Origin: First recorded in 1625–35; rarefy + -ed

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