rarified

rarified

adjective
1. having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air" [syn: rare
2. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose" 
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