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English verb: rarefy

1. rarefy (change) lessen the density or solidity of

SamplesThe bones are rarefied.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

2. rarefy (change) make more subtle or refined

Synonymssublimate, subtilize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

3. rarefy (change) weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)weaken

Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

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