overrefined overrefined


  • (adj) excessively delicate or refined


  1. In their self-conscious striving, their purity is strikingly mannerist and overrefined.
  2. The tea-sipping pleasures of naughtiness in a village can seem overrefined in comparison with the beer, blood and brawling in big-city police procedurals.
  3. A beautiful, almost overrefined French deathpiece, finely done.


  1. Mexican Spiced Apples

    Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila recently launched in Texas. Made from 100 percent Blue Weber Agave, the tequila is infused to give it a kick without adding a sliced jalapeño to the drink, which can overpower other flavors the longer it sits. 1/4 ounce agave nectar (or simple syrup) Combine tequila, apple juice, agave nectar and lime juice in a shaker with ice.
    on September 12, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  2. As India gang-rape trial draws to close, debate begins over what has changed

    By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Sept 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The serial rapist stalks her for days. Eventually he breaks into her home when she is alone and tries to rape her at knife-point. But she somehow manages to overpower and trap him. Now, she has to decide what to do. ...
    on September 8, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Academy at the Lakes 52, Geneva Classical 6

    LAND O LAKES | Academy at the Lakes utilized its size and seven seniors to overpower Geneva Classical 52-6 on a water-covered field Friday.
    on September 7, 2013     Source: The Lakeland Ledger

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