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Sample sentences for the GRE study word rarefied

rarefied can be used as a adj

1.The sensation reminded me of my only experience of mountaineering, and from that I judged the air to be more rarefied than it is now. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
2.But we must tread lightly in these rarefied regions and get on to more practical concerns. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
3.The rarefied air of the academy and the arena produce the sixshilling novel, the musichall song. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.The sun shone somewhat to the left and behind him and brightly lit up the enormous panorama which, rising like an amphitheater, extended before him in the clear rarefied atmosphere. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.This lives on air, and there it is the prey of all the birds so in order to be safer it flies above the clouds and finds an air so rarefied that it cannot support the bird that follows it. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci

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