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rarefied

adjective (NOT ORDINARY)    /ˈreə.rɪ.faɪd/ US  /ˈrer.ə-/
describes a place or situation that does not have any of the problems of ordinary life: the rarefied atmosphere/circles of college lifeEasiness and simplicity
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