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characterized by discriminating taste and broad knowledge as a result of development or education

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marked by refinement in taste and manners

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I was determined to reach London as soon as possible, that we might obtain fresh clothing, meet with cultured people, and learn from the lips of Englishmen the secrets of the two centuries since the East had been divorced from the West.
Nevertheless, the late American in him was no weakling, and he (if he were a he and had a shred of existence outside of these two) compelled an adjustment or compromise between his one self that was a nightprowling savage that kept his other self sleepy of mornings, and that other self that was cultured and refined and that wanted to be normal and live and love and prosecute business like other people.
Advocates of radical revolution thrust themselves forward in large numbers, while cultured and thoughtful men, including the Oxford group, indulged the too ideal hope of a gradual and peaceful reform.
Cultured individuals do not, as a rule, neglect to teach their offspring to read, and write, and say their prayers, and are apt to resent the intrusion of an examining inspector into their homes; but it does not much matter after all, and I daresay it is very good for us to be worried; indeed, a philosopher of my acquaintance declares that people who are not regularly and properly worried are never any good for anything.
Thus may peace and prosperity undermine the safety of the most primitive community even as it does that of the most cultured.
On glowing summer afternoons wagonettes came full of Americans and cultured suburbans to see the sepulchre; but even then they felt the vast forest land with its one dumpy dome of churchyard and church as a place oddly dumb and neglected.
Tibby only cares for cultured females singing Brahms.
Fortunately, the researchers' tests show that an ingredient that's purported to be medicinally active remains high in the cultured version.
A record of the light-level morphology of the cultured cells was maintained using an Olympus IX70 inverted microscope with capture of the digital image using a Kontron Prog/Res/3012 camera and the Autocyte Image Management System (Zeiss, Thornwood, NY, USA).
As previously indicated, the package insert for the test is being updated to include complete clinical study results for nasal swab, nasopharyngeal swab and nasal wash in addition to analytical study results for the detection of cultured avian Influenza viruses.
Although typically only persons with epidemiologic linkage to index patients are cultured for possible GAS carriage, the circumstances described below resulted in more widespread collection of culture specimens.
For example, when his group exposes the cultured cells to brain chemicals called nerve growth factors, the cells divide normally until they fill the culture dish, gradually differentiating into mature neurons.