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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
abstruse, advanced, ameliorated, aristocratic, beautified, bettered, civilized, converted, cosmopolitan, cultured, dainty, deep, delicate, developed, discriminating, educated, elegant, embellished, encyclopedic, enhanced, enriched, erudite, fastidious, fine, genteel, gentle, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, graceful, gracile, gracious, highbred, improved, ladylike, learned, lettered, literate, nice, pansophic, perfected, polished, polyhistoric, polymath, polymathic, profound, refined, reformed, scholarly, scholastic, soignee, sophisticated, studious, suave, subtle, transfigured, transformed, urbane, well-bred, well-brought-up, wise
Dictionary Results for cultivated:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing
           or fertilizing; "cultivated land" [ant: uncultivated]
    2: no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and
       for human use; "cultivated roses"; "cultivated blackberries"
    3: marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated
       speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel
       old lady"; "polite society" [syn: civilized, civilised,
       cultivated, cultured, genteel, polite]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
cultivated \cultivated\ adj.
   1. marked by refinement in taste and manners; as, cultivated
      tastes in art.

   Syn: civilized, cultured, genteel, polite.
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   2. used for raising crops; -- of land or soil.
      [WordNet 1.5]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cultivate \Cul"ti*vate\ (k?l"t?-v?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
   Cultivated (-v?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Cultivating
   (-v?`-t?ng).] [LL. cultivatus, p. p. of cultivare to
   cultivate, fr. cultivus cultivated, fr. L. cultus, p. p. of
   colere to till, cultivate. Cf. Colony.]
   1. To bestow attention, care, and labor upon, with a view to
      valuable returns; to till; to fertilize; as, to cultivate
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   2. To direct special attention to; to devote time and thought
      to; to foster; to cherish.
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            Leisure . . . to cultivate general literature.
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   3. To seek the society of; to court intimacy with.
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            I ever looked on Lord Keppel as one of the greatest
            and best men of his age; and I loved and cultivated
            him accordingly.                      --Burke.
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   4. To improve by labor, care, or study; to impart culture to;
      to civilize; to refine.
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            To cultivate the wild, licentious savage. --Addison.
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            The mind of man hath need to be prepared for piety
            and virtue; it must be cultivated to the end.
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   5. To raise or produce by tillage; to care for while growing;
      as, to cultivate corn or grass.
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