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  1. subtilizeverb

    mark fine distinctions and subtleties, as among words

    rarefy, sublimate, subtilise

  2. rarefy, sublimate, subtilizeverb

    make more subtle or refined

    purify, rarefy, make pure, distill, subtilise, sublimate, attenuate, sublime

  3. subtilize, subtiliseverb

    make (senses) more keen

    rarefy, sublimate, subtilise

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  1. subtilizeverb

    etherealize, make thin, light, or airy

  2. subtilizeverb

    refine excessively, make over-nice

  3. subtilizeverb

    refine, be over-nice

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