Garnished vs Refined - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between garnished and refined

is that garnished is (garnish) while refined is (refine).

As an adjective refined is

showing or having good feelings or good taste.

garnished

English

Verb

(head)
  • (garnish)

  • garnish

    English

    Verb

  • To decorate with ornamental appendages; to set off; to adorn; to embellish.
  • * Spenser
  • All within with flowers was garnished .
  • (cooking) To ornament, as a dish, with something laid about it; as, a dish garnished with parsley.
  • To furnish; to supply.
  • By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent. (Job 26:13, KJV)
  • (slang, archaic) To fit with fetters; to fetter
  • (Johnson)
  • (legal) To warn by garnishment; to give notice to; to garnishee.
  • Derived terms

    * garnishee * garnishment * garnishor

    Noun

    (garnishes)
  • A set of dishes, often pewter, containing a dozen pieces of several types.
  • Pewter vessels in general.
  • * 1882 , James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England , Volume 4, p. 478:
  • The accounts of collegiate and monastic institutions give abundant entries of the price of pewter vessels, called also garnish .
  • Something added for embellishment; decoration; ornament; also, dress; garments, especially when showy or decorated.
  • * Shakespeare
  • So are you, sweet, / Even in the lovely garnish of a boy.
  • * Prior
  • Matter and figure they produce; / For garnish this, and that for use.
  • (cookery) Something set round or upon a dish as an embellishment.
  • (slang, obsolete) Fetters.
  • (slang, historical) A fee; specifically, in English jails, formerly an unauthorized fee demanded from a newcomer by the older prisoners.
  • (Fielding)

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    refined

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Showing or having good feelings or good taste.
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  • , chapter=5, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=The most rapid and most seductive transition in all human nature is that which attends the palliation of a ravenous appetite.
  • An absence of coarseness.
  • Not vulgar.
  • Without impurities.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (refine)
  • The raw petroleum was refined into kerosene.

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