refining

[ ri-fahyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF refining

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Refining the courtship, raillery, and conversation of plays!

Paris did not fail to exercise its refining influence on Erasmus.

It was not faith, however, that had come to him, only a refining and quickening of his imagination.

The loss of gold in mining and refining is comparatively small.

In refining the loss is enormous, often as much as forty per cent.

The sago which we use for our puddings is made by refining the raw sago.

The love of Beauty is refining and elevating in its tendency.

This oil is separated from the plant, and then undergoes the process of refining.

What is the difference between the old and new process for refining saltpetre?

Every refining trait was subordinated to the exigencies of the gospel of force.

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