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Kennedy’s commitment to people forgotten in the rarefied halls of the Capitol shaped decades of seminal legislation, ranging from the Americans With Disabilities Act to the Family and Medical Leave Act to the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act.
XAVIER BECERRA IS THE VICTIM OF THE RIGHT’S DISTORTION OF CATHOLICISMDUNCAN HOSIEMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since breaking out on SoundCloud in late 2015, the now-19-year-old singer and songwriter has ascended to such a rarefied level of fame as to require almost no introduction.
BILLIE EILISH: THE WORLD'S A LITTLE BLURRY IS A MOSTLY FASCINATING PORTRAIT OF AN APOCALYPTIC TEEN POP STARJUDY BERMANFEBRUARY 26, 2021TIME
The answer which will appeal most to Nobel purists is that it was a professor emeritus of Harvard Law School, the sort of rarefied individual who the committee clearly hopes will weigh in on such important decisions.
YOU, TOO, CAN BECOME A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE NOMINEEPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Not excited, exactly, not jumping for joy at the thought of joining the rarefied ranks of the immune.
WHY KIDS MATTER IN THE QUEST TO STAMP OUT COVID-19WIREDJANUARY 31, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Maybe they change how we view obvious, thrilling hires worthy of rarefied certainty.
ONCE OBVIOUS AND THRILLING, THREE COLLEGE FOOTBALL COACHING HIRES HAVE LOST THEIR LUSTERCHUCK CULPEPPERNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In its ascent the air is cooled, rarefied, and to a great extent deprived of its moisture.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Lifted upward, the air as it ascends the slopes is brought into cooler and more rarefied conditions.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
For in the rarefied air at high altitudes there is insufficient oxygen to promote the normal oxidation of bodily tissue.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
After an abode of some time in the mountainous regions, the constitution becomes inured to the rarefied atmosphere.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
The girl felt light-headed and giddy as though the rush above had rarefied the air under the cliffs.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
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WORDS RELATED TO RAREFIED

  • aerated
  • boiled down
  • clarified
  • clean
  • cleansed
  • distilled
  • drained
  • filtered
  • processed
  • pure
  • purified
  • rarefied
  • strained
  • washed
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