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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make more complex, intricate, or richer.

Usage examples (7)
  • The air consequently was damp and gross, for want of stronger rays to open and rarify it.
  • For a poem that is about the wish for freedom to be common, the word choice seems to rarify, rather than familiarize, the diction.
  • That there is an Air abroad sufficient to divide and resolve them, or the Heat of the Sun has been strong enough to exhale them, that is, to rarify them, so as to render...
  • This may rarify the contrapuntal structures, making them easier to follow, but it comes at the expense of a certain elemental timelessness. for more
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