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Overview of verb sublime

The verb sublime has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) sublime, sublimate

(vaporize and then condense right back again)

2. sublime, sublimate

(change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting; "sublime iodine"; "some salts sublime when heated")

Overview of adj sublime

The adj sublime has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) empyreal, empyrean, sublime

(inspiring awe; "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin; "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso; "the sublime beauty of the night")

2. (1) reverend, sublime

(worthy of adoration or reverence)

3. (1) sublime

(lifted up or set high; "their hearts were jocund and sublime"- Milton)

4. exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded

(of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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