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well

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penalty

penalize

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free from clouds or mist, for example

consisting of small particles

so slight as to be difficult to notice or appreciate

able to make or detect effects of great subtlety or precision

appealing to refined taste

a sum of money levied as punishment for an offense

to impose a fine on

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money extracted as a penalty

issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty

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being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition

minutely precise especially in differences in meaning

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thin in thickness or diameter

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characterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment

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of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles

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free from impurities

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an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence

in a delicate manner

References in classic literature ?
He would slip into old Burge's shoes and make a fine thing of that building business, I'll answer for him.
It is true, as our Sahib said just now, there is one fine for catching slaves, and yet another for making to sell them.
Your fine cords would soon get a bit rubbed," said an infantryman, wiping the mud off his face with his sleeve.
You'd look fine," said a corporal, chaffing a thin little soldier who bent under the weight of his knapsack.
Certainly; she is fonder of geraniums, and seems more docile, though not so fine a figure.
We can go mad with joy, as the people do out in the fields on a fine Whitsunday.
Around the edge of the pool were set rows of fine emeralds as large as door-knobs, while the water of the bath was clear as crystal.
The Grasshopper sat without on a green bank, and reflected on worldly things; and he said too, "Yes, a fine exterior is everything--a fine exterior is what people care about.
Fine land this,' said one of them, pointing with his umbrella to the wide fields on the right, conspicuous for their compact hedgerows, deep, well-cut ditches, and fine timber-trees, growing sometimes on the borders, sometimes in the midst of the enclosure:
A fine example was the Prodigal Son--when he started back home.
With the first peep of day I opened my eyes, to find myself in a great chamber, hung with stamped leather, furnished with fine embroidered furniture, and lit by three fair windows.
In fine, all Sedley's wealthy friends had dropped off one by one, and this poor ex- dependent still remained faithfully attached to him.
I took a gold watch, with a silk purse of gold, his fine full-bottom periwig and silver-fringed gloves, his sword and fine snuff-box, and gently opening the coach door, stood ready to jump out while the coach was going on; but the coach stopped in the narrow street beyond Temple Bar to let another coach pass, I got softly out, fastened the door again, and gave my gentleman and the coach the slip both together, and never heard more of them.
My partner and the old pilot had gone express back to the port where we had first put in, to dispose of some goods which we had left there; and I, with a Chinese merchant whom I had some knowledge of at Nankin, and who came to Pekin on his own affairs, went to Nankin, where I bought ninety pieces of fine damasks, with about two hundred pieces of other very fine silk of several sorts, some mixed with gold, and had all these brought to Pekin against my partner's return.
English girls not so fine as Spanish--noble creatures--jet hair --black eyes--lovely forms--sweet creatures--beautiful.