Synonym of refined

Alternative for refined

Antonym: vulgar,

refines, refined, refining

Synonym: cultivate, develop, improve, perfect, polish, purify,

Adjective

Elegant and cultured in appearance, manner, or taste
cultured polished civilised civilized cultivated elegant civil courtly genteel sophisticated gentlemanly gracious polite tasteful urbane precise couth discerning stylish accomplished accurate advanced airy classy close dainty developed evolved exquisite forward graceful handsome high higher improved ladylike late majestic mathematical pinpoint progressive rigorous sensitive spot-on stately discriminating fastidious punctilious sublime well-bred well-mannered courteous distinguished aesthetic esthetic experienced high-brow high-minded plush posh restrained ritzy snazzy spiffy suave superior swanky well bred well mannered fine mannerly decorous dignified proper respectable gallant chivalrous decent formal seemly correct exact debonair nice delicate charming respectful affable smooth well-behaved befitting hairline gentle noble becoming considerate cool educated obliging worldly aristocratic honourable worldly-wise de rigueur honorable smart diplomatic strict fitting fit cosmopolitan tactful svelte chic conventional meticulous beautiful careful enlightened ceremonious attractive self-possessed fashionable suitable prim cordial highbrow comely well behaved pleasant sedate genial grand right moral unctuous poised snobbish conforming modest media-savvy dashing harmonious glib accommodating comme il faut slick knowing pleasing mature appropriate proud lofty scrupulous swish swank elitist distingué politic liberal unerring upright ostentatious particular kind in good taste composed orthodox done persnickety good pure attentive trim august opulent sumptuous luxurious scientific thoughtful lovely affected snooty imposing well-born artificial rich stuffy reputable pretentious prudish priggish prissy studied discreet erudite silky chaste bland demure balanced artistic magnificent fancy intelligent unprovincial smooth-tongued impeccable royal staid ceremonial upmarket plushy humane classical tolerant metropolitan sharp ingratiating aesthete virtuous streetwise expensive conscientious standard uptown trained reserved la-di-da precious methodical highbrowed fancy-pants apt venerable accepted silver-tongued oily complaisant deep esthete approved well travelled benevolent painstaking meet magnanimous worldly wise lordly traditional aesthetically pleasing starchy charitable high-class soft-spoken inch-perfect on fleek great well brought up overnice fussy finicky been around haughty womanly gentlemanlike discriminative appealing smooth-talking finished good mannered industrialized critical agreeable privileged cavalier aloof well-brought-up soft sociable fulsome adulatory complimentary high-bred highbred flattering preux wellmannered amicable apposite streamlined well-educated well informed well read learned with good taste deferential well brought-up tasty literate seasonable highborn blue-blooded patrician good-mannered friendly hospitable pukka presentable au fait prudent aerodynamic flowing persuasive taught upper-crust gorgeous luxury palatial deluxe honeyed sweet mellifluous knowledgeable symmetrical simple rigid calculated measured smarmy together jet-set citified blasé highly-developed industrialised initiated well-spoken glittering costly splendid facile collected well spoken faithful mondaine customary usual understated austere plain sleek world-weary possessed unruffled wise solemn seasoned aware stilted kosher OK stiff stiff-necked literal thorough equable coolheaded snobby high-hat toffee-nosed lush potty glitzy snotty lavishly appointed lavish glamorous grandiose exalted decorative broad-minded acceptable unprejudiced okay sure true old with experience matured well-proportioned Augustan self-composed raised upscale exclusive kingly confident self-assured diligent verbatim pretty ornamental straight puritanical well-travelled precision exhaustive detailed select in tony trendy dicty modish mod imperial serious portly imperious regal impressive eminent ornate ornamented elaborate overdone palatian choice Lucullan reared right stuff creative pedantic finical nitpicking studious pernickety perfectionist dapper spruce quiet unobtrusive splendiferous unaffected gratifying subdued planetary similar catholic lifelike definite gregarious public ecumenical sombre magisterial respected highfalutin' somber grave nifty in line strait-laced having been around been there old hand in the know religious fly snappy moving emotional imaginative expressive pompous confined intolerant patronizing patronising hollow straitlaced condescending lethal deadly effective on target well aimed by the numbers by the book trig well groomed well dressed a la mode in vogue high-toned resembling hair-splitting ultra-careful just so self-respecting subtle spot on on the mark bang on casual nonchalant detached buoyant well-groomed well turned out cheerful jaunty happy sprightly honest worthy righteous word for word ethical principled generous upstanding musical pictorial ideal rhythmical stimulating dramatic picturesque just beneficent produced contrived uncorrupted elevated redoubtable natural illustrious outstanding brave greathearted bounteous unselfish effete over-refined alembicated twee mannered chichi extraordinary benign remarkable meritorious sympathetic bred brought up stand-up great-hearted noble-minded self-sacrificing anti-corruption stagy overrefined poncey flowery showy artful choosy self-conscious chi-chi fragile

Adjective

Pure and free from impurities

Adjective

Marked by a person's overall balance in skill and ability from a performance
complete methodic methodical efficient polished systematic competent expert master masterful capable effective effectual great masterly virtuoso adept gifted proficient skilful skilled skillful adroit dexterous dextrous ace educated experienced good practiced practised professed versed veteran able all-around all-round clever crackerjack deft employable fit fitted habile handy knowledgeable long-term multiskilled multitalented old schooled slick sure-handed talented taught trained tutored well-rounded accomplished consummate qualified seasoned mean workmanlike quick accurate reliable very well satisfactory useful proper suitable well-versed crack dynamite A1 apt savvy hot elite demon top-notch marvellous marvelous first class a hand at superb best class brilliant practical stellar balanced deadly nifty right on errorless dead-on sporting exact au fait spot-on on-target precise thorough first-rate trustworthy stringent topflight serviceable suited sure-fire well professional classic hardy flawless impeccable elegant perfect faultless perfected cultivated graceful smooth urbane cultured exquisite finished versatile compleat excellent wizard artful fine well versed tasty outstanding wicked first-class smart sharp bravura delicate genius magnificent pro up to speed impressive supreme formidable on the ball ingenious superlative learned exceptional equal a dab hand at whiz vet big league out of this world superior magic up to it with it up to snuff agile strong dazzling splendid equipped versant specialist peerless brainy leading intelligent world-class facile cool hotshot endowed there adequate nimble-fingered well trained extraordinarily skilled very skilled highly skilled exceptionally skilled immensely skilled highly trained highly qualified wised up tuned in wonderful terrific tremendous effortless powerful eligible exercised nimble awesome familiar hardened long-serving smashing fab certified very good battle-scarred conversant ready prepared tip-top tested tried brill exceptionally good remarkable disciplined instructed know the ropes on the beam no slouch knowing the score top-drawer decent champion kosher quintessential sensational fabulous fantastic exemplary ultimate happy pitch-perfect mighty virtuosic licensed chartered fluent appropriate handpicked deluxe choice capital redoubtable preeminent transcendent certificated switched-on acquainted well-informed dominant invincible indomitable phenomenal extraordinary drilled phenom sussed hep hip artistic star top topnotch distinguished super supremely skilled right fitting time-served leet authorized well up desirable preferable ideal puissant amazing cut out for having a knack for class act shining at clean rounded accustomed sport licenced proved accepted authorised admirable astounding up on very able sharp as a tack know stuff no dummy top-hole cunning easy alert knowing bright keen in the know worthy responsible the right stuff knowing one's stuff broken in sufficient neat established mature well suited well qualified adapted crisp astute highly endowed worldly-wise like a pistol having the goods knowing the ropes old hand has what it takes like a one-man band equal to the task having the right stuff having know-how up there green thumb able to perform old-timer nippy know backwards and forwards know one's onions hot tamale sophisticated worldly wise steady weathered long-time old-time inured all around know one's stuff know the answers know one's business know ins and outs know the score from way back knows one's stuff not born yesterday been around wise to ways of the old school

Adjective

Fastidious, especially concerning food
dainty particular fastidious fussy choosy finical finicky nice scrupulous demanding exacting pernickety picky discriminating faddish squeamish careful cautious choosey critical delicate discerning finicking fussbudgety meticulous old-maidish persnickety faddy acute hard to please mincing perceptive punctilious hypercritical overdelicate perfectionist overnice pedantic nit-picky over-particular sensitive nitpicking keen selective difficult to please impossible to please sharp difficult assiduous painstaking sedulous exact overcritical precise hair-splitting pass-remarkable captious queasy thorough stickling very careful easily disgusted inflexible fine prudish prim pure stuffy puritanical prissy proper overparticular nit-picking schoolmarmish strait-laced Victorian cultivated astute tasteful judicious insightful shrewd perspicacious discriminative cultured discriminatory discriminational differential aesthetic artistic with good taste select individualizing choicy individualising eclectic wise opinionated esthetic prudent over-fastidious analytical diagnostic penetrating sticklerish tough obsessive fretful fuddy-duddy rigorous differentiating fussbudget rough strict overfastidious heedful picky-picky conscionable trivial old maidish punctual old womanish choosing selecting uncompromising methodical conscientious stiff mathematical stringent priggish rigid fixed scientific cavilling fault-finding carping prejudicial picking and choosing prejudiced discriminate intolerant biased partial bigoted excludent quibbling over-censorious faultfinding overscrupulous hairsplitting rejective judgmental caviling over-exacting scolding critic humbling demeaning judgy calumniatory harsh exceptive reproachful nagging belittling trenchant sarcastic severe censorious cutting niggling disparaging biting contemptuous choleric condemning withering cynical censuring derogatory disapproving satirical cavillous lowering stern

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Belonging to or characteristic of the aristocracy
patrician noble aristocratic gentle genteel highborn great wellborn grand highbred titled elite lordly upmarket landed landowning royal county blue-blooded upper-class upper-crust high-born noble-born well born silk-stocking top-drawer of noble birth high-class well-bred of gentle birth exalted regal posh well-born lofty purebred pedigreed privileged bluestocking elegant cultured Brahmin queenly polite born with a silver spoon in one's mouth ennobled civil cultivated gentlemanlike blue silver-spoon high courteous knightly polished ladylike aristocratical princely upper crust superior kingly gentlemanly leading master prime lead august primary elevated key major preeminent dignified predominant illustrious chief distinguished supreme eminent highest respectable honoured premium premier main esteemed greatest venerable apex prominent notable top famous dominant respected celebrated revered renowned principal central foremost transcendent big arch first capital cardinal focal paramount head big-time biggest sovereign core largest primal overbearing large huge overriding honored overmastering sovran grave number-one pre-eminent highly regarded number one well-known numero uno major league well thought of widely praised of distinction important prior outstanding commanding ruling influential essential vital high-ranking fundamental presiding supereminent ultimate prestigious noteworthy pivotal crucial noted uppermost prevailing powerful controlling significant senior famed high-level best topmost basic glorious acclaimed honourable prevalent honorable top-ranking imposing governing top-tier unsurpassed incomparable critical salient utmost top-notch star peerless matchless unequaled unequalled consummate heavy mighty high-powered intrinsic preponderant high-profile superlative champion consequential top-level authoritative integral ascendant predominate regnant major-league seminal unparalleled reputable arch- weighty notorious potent puissant big-league highest-ranking magnificent astral admired indispensable stellar unrivaled unrivalled directing signal first-class overruling ranking of note serious dominating well known all-important big league top drawer worthy underlying necessary elemental decisive rudimentary VIP absolute lionized alpha legendary maximum higher staple imperial majestic urgent surpassing luminous unsurpassable recognized towering select big-name top-priority high-up first-rate redoubtable determining material must-have reigning iconic exemplary upper formidable inimitable lionised resonant storied radical recognised heavy-duty of greatest importance huntin', shootin', fishin' No. 1 stately high profile second to none heavyweight far-reaching of great consequence of the first rank inflated intellectual finest immodest exaggerated excessive remarkable four-star successful bright extraordinary high-minded crack unprecedented conspicuous winning total superstar celeb fabled unconditional quintessential meaningful pressing sublime world-class prized valued trusted of high standing big-gun compelling eventful substantial deciding perfect well-connected industry leading headmost especial high-grade momentous effective unbeatable nonpareil distinctive historical of prime importance of supreme importance first and foremost telling almighty popular acute of influence high-priority unexcelled a cut above the rest topflight best possible top-class burning historic instrumental feted life-and-death accomplished expert finished excellent unmatchable number ideal unlimited characteristic inherent favoured favored chosen brilliant front-page special splendid particular strongest simple beginning opening crowning axial infinite unrestricted boundless unrestrained unbounded root strong constitutional prodigious operative keynote strategic elementary resplendent final skookum full utter oustanding public basal constitutive second-to-none eloquent rich memorable oratorical marvelous cogent magnific phenomenal maximal optimal peak super intervening superseding of greatest significance of mark in the public eye energetic dynamic richest monarchical monarchal venerated of repute thoroughbred immortal trendsetting big-wheel big-shot hot-dog record loftiest chad fine ace better world class crown self-important pompous overblown uplifting superb proud good marvellous top-rank apical zenithal tiptop complete unassailable optimum reverenced hallowed front guiding monarchial omnipotent official imperious supervisory all-powerful overpowering efficacious arbitrary utopian domineering unexampled initial larger greater bigger elder magnanimous undefeated unbeaten inaugural A-number-1 A-1 exclusive pertinent considerable classy worshipped furthermost grandiloquent primo hotshot hotdog holding the reins heroic triumphal idealistic learned profound sweeping ponderous appreciable imperative upper-level snobby top of the line top of the range top-of-the-range without equal par excellence beyond compare record-breaking first class prize-winning number 1 sans pareil uptown requisite severe large-scale sizable dire intense pronounced exceptional exigent at the cutting edge at the leading edge heavy stuff hot stuff determinative climactic sacred decent reverend sage high up definitive prerequisite mandatory needed required impactful immediate striking worthwhile pointed monumental in charge higher-ranking of higher rank first-string higher-level superordinate loftier unmatched higher up wise much needed earth-shattering vitally important very important life-or-death of the utmost importance of the essence gifted first rate highly rated untouchable overshadowing life-changing dangerous grievous of consequence of concern life and death sedate matriarchal experienced patriarchal philosophical admirable worshipful estimable worshiped top-people's highest ranking mother of all leonine lionlike celebrious page-oner name redoubted most important most prominent most influential most illustrious most powerful most obvious most noticeable most skilled most excellent most outstanding

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(US, informal, dated) The best of its kind or class
keen fine fantastic marvellous marvelous fabulous splendid wonderful heavenly impressive magnificent choice dope great majestic stellar striking chic classic cool mean phat quality beautiful groovy hot rare top bumper divine excellent exquisite sublime terrific banner fantabulous neat righteous superb wicked elegant lovely plush radical sensational slick unreal cracking dynamite fab grand outstanding sterling dandy fancy immense peachy prime splendiferous awesome brilliant exceptional nifty swell bang-up blue-chip blue-ribbon first-class high-class jim-dandy number one numero uno out-of-sight par excellence peachy keen tip-top top-notch top-shelf very good top-of-the-line exemplary incredible distinguished extraordinary spectacular amazing admirable supreme notable unparalleled premium enviable first-rate world-class accomplished peerless transcendent of high quality select of the highest quality advanced desirable stunning crowning meritorious exclusive phenomenal lofty eminent priceless vintage valuable unrivalled estimable deluxe elite glorious really good high-grade high-quality dominant superlative applaudable incomparable matchless invaluable perfect good laudable high unrivaled sovereign attractive ideal prizewinning unsurpassed commendable noble preeminent worthy gilt-edged illustrious of the highest standard noted special superior praiseworthy pre-eminent supernal topping corking capital wizard crackerjack topflight boss bully boffo primo gangbusters frontline gangbuster famous bonny prize A-OK down bonnie brag gilt-edge hype first-string brave five-star gone four-star out of this world super smashing ace brill tremendous supercalifragilisticexpialidocious champion rad top-hole beaut magic too much ripping bosting spiffing mega delightful amazeballs schmick bonzer on fleek dreamy bodacious gorgeous crucial mind-blowing remarkable sound crack sik def exo best fabby beezer goodly belting pearler barrie tiptop far out dazzling of the first water A-1 spanking greatest marvy chillin' stupendous lank kif topnotch skilful enjoyable skillful masterly bad premier formidable highest breathtaking pleasurable too good to be true virtuoso masterful class of the first order flawless solid consummate winning top-class expert A1 skilled proficient of the highest order top-drawer outrageous unique colossal creditable prodigious standout savvy nice awesomesauce polished top-level leading bosker fly optimum top-grade singular finest optimal tops solid gold top-tier highest quality very best out of sight adept sharp entrancing clever smart enchanting radiant fantastical capable talented memorable pleasant pleasing agreeable satisfying rewarding delectable unequalled scrumptious gifted honourable astonishing unexcelled wondrous surpassing far-out cream star unmatched deserving to die for way-out lead honorable meritable faultless unbeatable flagship quintessential model splendorous uppermost untouchable effusive extreme excessive exalted inflated unequaled exaggerated worthiest gnarly top-quality hunky-dory zero cool the dog's bollocks best ever in a class all by itself top of the line top of the range super-duper ka pai without equal worthy of admiration the best beyond compare grade A above and beyond of highest order out-of-this-world award-winning quick key agile deft bestselling reliable handy well-designed natty convenient adroit apt ingenious stylish spruce bewitching captivating charming blissful unforgettable arresting certified idyllic rapturous gratifying ravishing alluring fashionable unorthodox deep wild beauteous frabjous top quality high quality hypnotic sophisticated splendacious astounding miraculous posh ritzy important peak well-known celebrated foxy juicy rocking mint legit renowned paragon eye-popping jaw-dropping prominent distinctive choicest first selected noteworthy hand-picked elect awe-inspiring prize-winning like wow cat's meow principal inspired elevated august ambrosial superhuman yummy paradisal lush adorable spiritual paradisaic paradisic saintly sup rior all very well well and good really nice proud eventful top-of-the-range banging dainty grade-A the very best state-of-the-art a standout moving eloquent surprising agitating most unbelievable predominant with it pretty cool better than usual better improved first class enhanced of the best quality better than average worthwhile favored 10 popular preferred preferential chief hundred-proof dream venerable A-number-1 mostest handpicked plum favorite precious respectable tough pillar thankworthy favoured 24-karat favourite uncommon cherry-picked carefully chosen unusual first-line copacetic second to none worthy of commendation cat's pajamas hunky dory deserving congratulations salt of earth knowledgeable pick fat competent familiar conscious experienced brainy intelligent acquainted bright educated well versed au courant well informed clued up genned up au fait

Adjective

Having great physical beauty
pulchritudinous lovely attractive ravishing stunning charming gorgeous handsome appealing pretty alluring cute beauteous comely fair bewitching delightful taking sightly exquisite elegant fine pleasing foxy dazzling enticing nice radiant graceful wonderful divine shapely splendid sublime delicate fascinating superb resplendent statuesque excellent angelic grand marvellous marvelous admirable classy ideal symmetrical magnificent good-looking well-formed easy on the eyes beautiful fetching well-favored seemly aesthetic esthetic knockout goodly likely bonnie good lovesome bonny drop-dead striking physically attractive sexy fit aesthetically pleasing fine-looking aesthetically appealing eye-catching nice-looking desirable magnetic tantalizing dollish captivating beguiling glamourous voluptuous easy on the eye glamorous photogenic beddable seductive prepossessing drop-dead gorgeous curvaceous winsome tantalising adorable smashing engaging irresistible fanciable tempting telegenic willowy fashionable personable sensual presentable dapper prettyish showstopping sheen camera-friendly debonair hot enchanting winning pleasant sweet agreeable charismatic luring adorbs arresting likable entrancing delectable dishy likeable tasty spunky inviting luscious sultry arousing nubile sensuous amiable dainty heavenly lovable bootylicious babelicious trim stylish as pretty as a picture endearing hunky darling sexual lush bodacious neat buxom well-proportioned intriguing erotic dreamy sensational enthralling absorbing smart well-favoured well favoured come-hither come-to-bed sexually attractive imposing stately dignified precious Junoesque flamboyant rapturous choice hospitable scrumptious fabulous dear wholesome becoming blooming noble suave well-turned impressive out of this world beaut enamoring titillating on fleek a ten very beautiful magnetising electrifying magnetizing well favored disarming studly provocative mesmeric beckoning interesting majestic regal loveable ingratiating insinuating hypnotizing mesmerizing spellbinding magical seducing infatuating exciting engrossing dreamboat eyeful picture-perfect bijou virile hypnotising as nice as pie mesmerising strong athletic clean-cut spruce robust well-dressed sharp good looking smooth poised sophisticated cultivated polite cultured civilized tall and dignified worldly witty chic well bred civilised couthy larger than life worldly-wise swank prim suitable immaculate orderly spotless welcoming decent clean tidy exceptional curvy satisfactory enjoyable positive great satisfying clean-limbed comforting mild enviable acceptable flashy affable exhilarating worthy pleasurable euphoric favorable comfortable valuable sound tasteful sunny joyous clear super curvacious opulent rounded full-figured pneumatic full-bosomed cunning A1 cheery rad reputable welcome prime amusing glossy honourable splashy snazzy ace sterling commendable zingy soothing blessed superior slick boss spanking intoxicating fun capital showy in order hunky-dory relief OK unspoilt not bad glad honorable gainly balanced well shaped well-rounded proportioned regular sylphlike well formed built elating splendorous paradisiacal deluxe super-eminent grateful copasetic first-rate genial congenial passable delightsome shipshape first-class recreative supercalifragilisticexpialidocious gratifying paradisiac select gnarly ecstatic dulcet super-excellent copacetic paradisal relishable blest recherche stupendous paradisaical calming savory paradisaic well turned irie savoury favourable

Adjective

Eloquent and able with regards to speech
well-spoken articulate eloquent fluent silver-tongued clear coherent polite posh-sounding nicely spoken expressive persuasive smooth-tongued communicative glib vocal lucid smooth-spoken grandiloquent well-expressed intelligible vivid cogent effective voluble understandable comprehensible illuminating magniloquent impassioned facund fathomable apprehensible thought through comprehendible flattering oratorical smooth-talking well-versed natural effortless facile talkative quick copious chatty disputatious self-assured declamatory confident running mellifluous cursive wordy verbose garrulous mellifluent effusive assured loquacious prompt powerful forceful graceful pregnant revealing significant potent meaningful moving suggestive meaning pointed revelatory telling strong stirring graphic indicative outspoken rhetorical ardent passionate well expressed affecting fervid sententious fervent touching impressive poignant well spoken speaking telltale emotional deep evocative convincing inspiring allusive mournful heartfelt profound sincere sad doleful feeling uplifting soulful slick plausible symbolic easy fast-talking ready urbane insincere flip suave slippery artful vocative hot-air smooth operator redolent striking noticeable animated evocatory intriguing mobile impactful warming gladdening cheerful cheering smooth witty well-crafted encouraging pat neat silky sensitive inspiriting heartening instigative elevating inspirative enriching improving inspirational heart-warming disingenuous flippant simplistic superficial oversimplified shallow hard to resist fiery stirred tender deeply felt sweet-talking with the gift of the gab having kissed the Blarney Stone well-turned knowing denoting symptomatic allegorical emblematic demonstrative token compelling representational figurative insightful representative symbolical calculating hinting indicatory significatory connoting characteristic valid insinuating giveaway reflective evidential oracular denotative informative relevant exhibitive pithy solemn purposeful signifying

Adjective

Being advanced in development
advanced forward progressive modern state-of-the-art avant-garde sophisticated innovative revolutionary higher developed foremost innovatory latest new newest up-to-date ahead complex evolved futuristic groundbreaking intricate leading newfangled pioneering prime recent supreme cutting-edge radical trailblazing avant breakthrough complicated elaborate ingenious pre-eminent excellent exceptional extreme flash improved late nifty paramount precocious principal snazzy leading-edge ultra-modern up to date forward-looking forward-thinking highly developed new-fashioned newly discovered recently developed up to the minute up-to-the-minute far ahead far along high-end well ahead well along ahead of the times high future innovational contemporary involved subtle delicate detailed fancy convoluted multifaceted involute labyrinthine knotty clever baroque gimmicky tangled complicate labyrinthian byzantine trendsetting fashionable modernistic modish current high-tech ground-breaking hi-tech updated modern-day present-day red-hot latter-day new age never-before-seen ultramodern hot neoteric mod designer au courant nouvelle space-age technologically advanced highly-developed in fashion in in style in vogue all the rage stylish voguish chic smart fresh trendy cool with it swinging now hip happening cutting edge natty leading edge go-ahead kicking kicky tony influential inventive fly spiffy brand-new sassy modernised modernized stylin' a la mode contemporaneous popular faddish in-thing plugged-in novel landmark topical 21st-century

Adjective

Having an arrogant, self-important or pompous manner
lordly arrogant imperious haughty proud condescending disdainful high-handed supercilious superior cavalier dictatorial lofty overbearing patronising patronizing overweening pompous snobbish stuck-up contemptuous peremptory scornful self-important swaggering tyrannical uppity aloof bossy domineering hifalutin highfalutin overconfident assumptive authoritarian autocratic bumptious chesty despotic high-and-mighty high-hat hoity-toity huffish huffy important masterful presuming presumptuous pretentious prideful self-asserting self-assertive sniffy snooty stiff-necked toffee-nosed toploftical toplofty uppish pushy gracious grandiose honorable honourable magisterial high and mighty conceited cocky egotistic insolent smug egotistical vainglorious vain snotty boastful snobby brash audacious authoritative puffed up commanding opinionated impudent forward bold cocksure confident immodest swollen-headed narcissistic self-satisfied self-opinionated bigheaded self-confident hubristic blustering pontifical egoistic egoistical affected brazen officious bragging dominating swellheaded cheeky self-conceited self-centered self-assured impertinent fancy-pants self-centred snippy selfish brassy assured ostentatious tyrannous autocratical tyrannic stuck up imperative saucy egocentric la-di-da bloated assertive biggity self-affected self-promoting self-engrossed self-congratulatory self-contented self-adulatory self-glorifying big-headed full of oneself biggety assuming know-it-all sassy imperial firm dismissive elitist oppressive sneering mocking dogmatic arbitrary nervy cool fresh full of yourself posh willful wilful above oneself smarty self-serving self-righteous pushful contumelious imposing orgulous wise guy scoffing indifferent holier-than-thou blusterous heavy-handed rude wise insistent inconsiderate jumped up bullish cold-shoulder pontificating showy complacent sure on an ego trip too big for your boots on your high horse brusque abrupt uncivil iron-handed powerful repressive smart decisive rigid inflexible dominant harsh malapert forceful sententious stuffy brassbound disrespectful doctrinaire arch stiff stern positive emphatic pert portentous high swanky severe compelling certain puffy putting on airs brazen-faced flaunting self-aggrandizing bold-faced on high horse high-minded la-de-da throwing one's weight around smart-alecky too big for one's breeches too big for one's boots braggart self-complacent self-flattering self-applauding extraverted bombastic self-loving braggy self-pleased unreserved self-gratulatory self-dramatizing blustery extroverted uninhibited offhand highhanded controlling masterly stooping la-dee-da complaisant undemocratic ambitious silliness giddy thoughtless dizzy flighty vaunting strutting casual curt anti-democratic impressive self-willed unconcerned insouciant uninterested consequential unceremonious discourteous sure of oneself ironhanded obnoxious loud reserved distant detached denigrating belittling inflated poncey windy draconian glib terse cursory off perfunctory ungracious derisive iron-fisted boasting remote flip tony persnickety unabashed on one's high horse self-respecting take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish familiar free overbold strict ordering aggressive bidding boldfaced barefaced procacious unblushing loudmouth puffed-up grand spectacular flatulent highfaluting magnificent splendid exaggerated flowery overstated compulsatory obligatory mandatory exacting required compulsory rash overfamiliar impolite offensively self-assertive Neronian dogmatical unyielding too big for one's britches nose in the air airy standoffish wiseguy aristocratic careless strong unassailable coercive bullying disparaging slighting withering impetuous overhasty precipitate previous premature hasty foolhardy high falutin clamorous crack-the-whip dictative overproud pleased with yourself summary brisk presumptive high-flown abhorrent jeering insulting improper inappropriate shameless lording it in charge not backward in coming forward throwing one's weight about full of contempt preponderant demanding regnant ascendant prevalent intolerant throwing weight around rejecting contemning averse despising antipathetic unsympathetic scouting repudiating uncompromising obstinate undeniable rigorous decided definite fixed stringent finished definitive classic classical judgelike turning up your nose at looking down your nose at hotshot jaunty judge-like smart aleck smart guy smarty pants potty ritzy pleased with oneself offensive adamant prejudiced opinionative opinioned bigoted thrusting exclusive obdurate autarchic pigheaded obtrusive pushing peacockish stubborn scathing strident self-regarding self-absorbed self-admiring loudmouthed in love with oneself biased absolute full of hot air hotheaded impulsive impolitic derisory crowing totalitarian egomaniac heedless windbag illiberal untactful vivacious wisenheimer single-minded demeaning degrading derogative snide depreciative denigratory detractive derogatory decrying pejorative uncomplimentary depreciatory deprecatory denigrative abusive in-your-face bull-headed sardonic loud-mouthed defiant of fixed views hard opprobrious blatant think too highly of oneself think a lot of oneself sarcastic self-approving goody-goody have an excessively high opinion of oneself well pleased proud of oneself puffed elitist cliquish disciplinarian selective self-obsessed insufferable ranting majestic regal august judicial stately dignified blowing one's own horn partisan self-opinioned driven priggish wrapped up in oneself blowhard insubordinate indulgent overindulgent over-free relaxed highbrow discriminatory temerarious daredevil reckless madcap effervescent trashy headlong brazenfaced incautious bright maladroit fustian ill-mannered unmannerly swanking big-mouthed high-pressure enterprising fierce go-getting militant too big for your breeches swollen with pride on a high horse riding for a fall overoptimistic cynical hypercritical tactless big of preconceived ideas exultant monocratic as bold as brass lacking civility bad mannered lippy sharp-elbowed tolerant free-and-easy despicable malicious intrusive stuck on oneself feisty think one is the cat's whiskers think one is God's gift think one is the cat's pyjamas downright unchallengeable entrenched narrow-minded unquestionable categorical unbending out-of-line breezy mannerless off-base pleased crude crass coarse unshrinking unembarrassed unashamed content absolutist small-minded flushed brass-necked spirited brag boast hot stuff conceity ham phony gall noisy blaring phoney fascistic fanatical one-sided unequivocal tenacious determined wrong-headed formal bullheaded prying protrusive nosey interfering busy meddling intruding meddlesome snoopy over-assertive nosy uncontrolled one-party unaccountable unconstitutional single-party gritty sure of yourself heading for a fall put down grating jarring taunting undiplomatic on ego trip ruthless tsarist czarist merciless bold as brass coming on strong not backwards in coming forwards piercing raucous go-ahead subjugating cacophonous deafening jangling dissonant thundering booming shrill hard-nosed temperamental disapproving upstage I'm all right, Jack well-pleased proud of yourself like a cat that has swallowed the canary flushed with success like the cat that's got the cream strong-willed gaudy ear-splitting vulgar flashy discordant snot-nosed devastating high hat dog it big talking jazzy tinny garish blowing one's own trumpet humiliating high-pitched metallic flirtatious arrant in driver's seat crack the whip solemn stinging biting mortifying blistering blasting searing ponderous snubbing blighting hurtful sonorous grandiloquent declamatory crushing rhetorical overblown oratorical overripe apostolic serious grave headstrong pig-headed

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Abstaining from extramarital, or from all, sexual intercourse
chaste pure virginal decent innocent modest virgin celibate immaculate moral uncontaminated unsullied virtuous incorrupt intact maidenly undefiled unwed vestal wholesome abstinent decorous maiden nunlike self-denying self-restrained uncorrupted unmarried guiltless proper sinless clean continent demure elegant good G-rated quiet simple upright austere restrained unaffected controlled faithful free of sin impotent inexperienced intemerate monogamous neat prudish squeaky clean subdued unblemished pure as the driven snow unstained platonic stainless nice spotless flawless untarnished impeccable unspoilt unpolluted squeaky-clean pristine perfect fresh righteous seemly untainted clear honest blameless irreproachable angelic exemplary unspotted holy unmoved white unscathed inculpable undamaged unmarred unchanged unharmed uninfluenced unaltered untouched untried unmarked unimpressed unstirred uninjured unbroken in perfect condition sound secure in good condition reserved gentle girlish unagitated single retiring undisturbed whole respectable polite unsoiled clean-living husbandless spouseless wifeless free from sin unwemmed chase nunnish monklike monkish ascetic impeccant faultless in good taste monastic uncorrupt cleanhanded unoffending sackless lily-white free of not guilty whiter than white as pure as the driven snow ethical saintly reputable honourable upstanding true pious honorable noble worthy guileless unblighted inviolate unprofaned wide-eyed lily white above reproach anti-corruption first wet behind ears natural babe in woods pure as driven snow initial inaugural indifferent unconcerned dry-eyed unhurt entire out of danger sanitary safe and sound shipshape without a scratch initiatory introductory pioneer premier leadoff original foremost headmost earliest proving prime untapped unused primary new beginning unbroached

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Indicating the presence of a divinity
numinous magical mystic magic occult ghostly metaphysical weird ethereal otherworldly incorporeal extramundane immaterial intangible nonmaterial divine supernal unworldly nonphysical airy asomatous devotional discarnate disembodied holy platonic pure rarefied sacred unfleshly unphysical other-worldly psychic psychological psychical non-material mystical inner transcendent bodiless unsubstantial unbodied formless insubstantial saintly heavenly spiritual supernatural preternatural transcendental paranormal unearthly uncanny miraculous superhuman mysterious necromantic phenomenal supranatural unnatural secret spectral supernormal transmundane hidden unknowable eerie phantom dark arcane unusual mythical celestial abnormal thaumaturgic wizardly sorcerous superior supermundane esoteric abstruse ineffable unreal orphic unfathomable fairy impenetrable rare obscure legendary mythological invisible superordinary unknown uncomprehensible unintelligible concealed unrevealed abstract sublime unaccountable visionary exalted nonrational cabalistic witchlike anagogic thaumaturgical fairylike religious spooky inscrutable non-rational black shadowy oracular mystifying bizarre awe-inspiring fabulous superphysical supersensible extrasensory inexplicable hypernormal unbelievable hermetical astrological alchemistic extraterrestrial ghostlike extraordinary uplifting moving inspiring inspirational boundless nonmaterialistic special enchanted powerful spiritualistic theoretical astral supersensory daydreaming daydreamy dreamy fantastic cabbalistic shamanistic cryptic charmed strange creepy intellectual haunted ensorcelled witching parapsychological enchanting bewitched philosophical speculative ideal clairvoyant runic demoniac voodoo tranced diabolic conceptual notional odd queer eldritch entranced spellbound far-out grotesque spookish eery freaky haunting fundamental essential deep recondite basic awful rum horrific ghastly dreadful ominous fearful ideational profound high-flown theoretic universal Druidical exquisite perfect dreamlike fairy-tale flakey uncouth flaky out of the ordinary oddball whacko oversubtle impalpable unpractical academic supramundane philosophic suprahuman hypothetical conjectural ontological jesuitic eternal difficult mysterial imaginary quixotic telestic

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Detailed and complicated in design and planning, involving many carefully arranged elements
elaborate complex complicated detailed intricate involved convoluted sophisticated thorough painstaking particularised particularized tangled extensive fancy full particular studied tortuous byzantine careful complicate daedal entangled exact involute involuted laboured labyrinthian labyrinthine minute perfected precise serpentine baffling bewildering circumstantial confusing gingerbread impenetrable imposing inextricable knotty labored prodigious skilful skillful many-faceted overdone overworked Byzantine Daedalian Gordian blow-by-blow highly wrought high tech baroque difficult meticulous perplexing hard tricky exhaustive puzzling thorny confused complete unfathomable comprehensive obscure delicate in-depth undecipherable accurate problematical fiddly tough deep interlaced recondite inscrutable abstruse mystifying enigmatic advanced specific subtle scrupulous explicit jumbled rigorous ornate close sweeping cryptic nuanced problematic troublesome itemized winding multifaceted serious all-inclusive mazy mixed fine multifarious methodical all-embracing demanding intensive profound challenging encyclopedic mixed up itemised exquisite encyclopaedic incomprehensible confounding mind-bending difficult to understand full of twists and turns elaborated radical seriatim punctilious thoroughgoing devious circuitous drawn-out mixed-up strict variegated heterogeneous long-drawn-out fastidious heavy muddled searching systematic sedulous total dainty all-encompassing cumbersome ramified widespread high-tech strenuous nice dense knotted terrible maze-like finicky ravelled hairsplitting awkward esoteric fathomless definite insoluble arduous raveled unanswerable Daedalean hi-tech formidable gnarly plotty long-winded layered inordinate messy mazelike state-of-the-art scrambled chaotic clever gimmicky new labyrinthial labyrinthical labyrinthal labyrinthiform labyrinthic taxing drastic developed faithful selective insolvable enumerated composite compounded miscellaneous multiplex mosaic mingled multiple manifold multiform conglomerate motley compound sinuous twisted intertwined interwoven extreme revolutionary intrinsic topical in depth point-by-point rococo daunting operose spiny hairy reticular effortful uphill profuse abundant plentiful lavish rich copious ample stage by stage step by step at length major appropriate actual dark liberal sufficient elite personal immediate disconcerting perfect can of worms experienced satisfying concentrated intense weighty murky hidden concealed elegant finical faultless exclusive high-level higher-level in detail broad-ranging uncanny worrying firsthand direct penetrating unintelligible abstract unclear all-out concerted fine-drawn persnickety superior finicking orderly finespun nifty mind-boggling inexplicable top-level absolute essential elemental vigorous all-absorbing untold ambiguous above one's head hard to solve vexing beyond comprehension rambling beyond one's grasp enigmatical unsolvable hard to explain mysterious paradoxical hazy mystical thought-provoking opaque over one's head ultra-fine hairline dead on winning unerring incorrupted well-crafted consummate intimate special categorical unqualified critical assiduous conscientious clocklike specialised specialized as clear as mud hard to understand first-hand explosive heavy-duty violent vehement excruciating vicious fearsome hellacious ghastly high-pressure fierce dreadful determined blistering furious resolute keen acute ferocious almighty fearful frightful well-made well-executed out-and-out persistent accelerated fast severe insistent speeded-up polished compendious cyclopedic efficient embracive panoramic inclusive omnibus universal leaving no stone unturned cover-all all-in broad-gauge broad-gauged ticklish sticky sensitive prickly touchy catchy tricksy dodgy arcane unaccountable controversial nasty beyond one wildering occult trying dicey uncertain precarious vexed mystic befuddling Delphic cabalistic secret risky irksome bothersome cabbalistic vexatious hermetic hermetical surprising concerning emotive nettlesome volatile little known misleading rarefied embarrassing disorienting upsetting acroamatic orphic impossible dangerous unstable unpredictable uncomfortable rocky pedantic sibylline secretive bamboozling oracular recherché clear as mud out of one's depth weird strange unintuitive private perplexed amazing peculiar odd funny loaded vague stunning astonishing eye-popping staggering inner unpleasant bemusing frustrating hypermetric pluridimensional contradictory inconsistent harassing ungraspable stupefying astounding magical indivisible inseparable tender contentious disarranged disorganized muddling impossible to understand indiscernible fiendish roundabout indirect like herding cats provocative problem heated incognizable indecipherable sphinxlike unknowable oblique kid-glove Greek to me varied disordered full of surprises beyond you blurring unsettling echinated briery annoying stimulating pointed divisive 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