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alembicated

Line breaks: alem¦bi|cated
Pronunciation: /əˈlɛmbɪkeɪtəd/

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Definition of alembicated in English:

adjective

archaic
(Of an idea, expression, or style) excessively subtle or refined.

Origin

late 18th century: from alembic + the adjectival suffix -ated.

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