Definition of clarified:
gauzy, slight, polished, beautiful, exquisite, sensitive, delicate, minute, fine, pure, smooth, keen, subtile, small, comminuted, sharp, handsome, slender, clear, thin, tenuous, splendid, processed, nice, elegant, dainty, excellent, subtle.
But generalizations, again, though in themselves the work of a happier moment, of some genetic flash in the brain of man, gone before one can say it lightens, are the result of ideas slowly gathered and long steeped and clarified in the mind, each in itself a composite of the carefully observed relations of separate and seemingly disparate facts.- "The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays", James Russell Lowell.
Theoretically there is no objection to this; and if life were a theory, and we were here to work out a complete system of the universe, it would be absurd to concern ourselves with duty until we had clarified the subject of liberty, determined its conditions, fixed its limits.- "The Simple Life", Charles Wagner.
- "The Sea-Hawk", Raphael Sabatini.