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Adjective
Giving moral or intellectual benefit
Noun
The process of making a revision or correction to a text
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The process of removing impurities or unwanted elements from a substance
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A slight alteration
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The action or process of improving something until it is faultless
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The act or process of purifying
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Present participle for to make free from impurities
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“It used to be a real problem to refine sugar before his invention made the process simpler and more profitable.”
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Present participle for to improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence
“Rundle and Holliday are working to refine the method and find new ways to visualize the data.”
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Present participle for to improve, refine, or add the finishing touches to
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Present participle for to change one's attitude for the better
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Present participle for to make changes in something in order to improve it
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Present participle for to bring (a place or people) to a stage of social and cultural development considered to be more advanced
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(elaborate on) Present participle for to add more detail concerning what has already been said
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Present participle for to make progress or increase the skill of
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Present participle for to make better, or improve, something perceived to be in a negative condition
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Present participle for to become improved or more advanced
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Present participle for stimulate
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Present participle for to encourage or raise the spirits of
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Stretching out
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Present participle for to put the final touches to
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Present participle for to remove or clear a block or obstruction from
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(in psychoanalytic theory) Present participle for to divert or modify (an instinctual impulse) into a culturally higher or socially more acceptable activity
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Present participle for to smooth or level out by rubbing or applying friction
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Present participle for to perform a series of actions on something
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Present participle for to check a written text for errors in spelling and grammar
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Present participle for to prepare oneself
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(computing) Present participle for to manipulate data or information with a computer or software
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Present participle for to make smooth or glossy by applying surface pressure
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