Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Refinement.
8 letter answer(s) to refinement
producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring; "the breeding population"; "retained a few bulls for breeding purposes"
helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement"
have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms); "pandas rarely breed in captivity"; "These bacteria reproduce"
cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs"
copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare"
the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics); "the simplicity and elegance of his invention"
6 letter answer(s) to refinement
conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety; "it was performed with justness and beauty"
a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"
5 letter answer(s) to refinement
have a distinctive or characteristic taste; "This tastes of nutmeg"
a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds; "a wine tasting"
the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values);
a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"
a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
a small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste--you'll like it"
experience briefly; "The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died"
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