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refinement

Τὰ πάντα ῥεῖ καὶ οὐδὲν μένει → Everything flows and nothing stands still
Heraclitus

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substantive

refining process (of gold): P. ἕψησις, ἡ (Plato).

elegance: P. and V. χάρις, ἡ.

love of art: P. φιλοτεχνία, ἡ.

luxury: P. and V. τρυφή, ἡ, χλιδή, ἡ (Plato).

subtlety: P. κομψεία, ἡ.