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  • v. To affect excessive refinement in language; to be overnice in expression.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To affect excessive refinement in language; to be overnice in expression.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To express one's self by euphuism; use an affectedly fine and delicate style.

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