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1. sublimate

verb. make more subtle or refined.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • subtilize

Antonyms

  • dejected
  • increase
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

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2. sublimate

verb. change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting.

Synonyms

  • gasify
  • vaporize
  • aerify
  • vaporise

Antonyms

  • inadvisable
  • badness
  • bad
  • minor

3. sublimate

noun. the product of vaporization of a solid.

Synonyms

  • gas
  • mercury chloride
  • bichloride of mercury
  • mercuric chloride

Antonyms

  • rehabilitate
  • falsify
  • uglify
  • break

4. sublimate

verb. remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation.

Synonyms

  • purge
  • rectify
  • better
  • amend
  • make pure
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • refine
  • distil
  • ameliorate
  • distill

Antonyms

  • expand
  • strengthen
  • ignoble
  • inglorious

5. sublimate

adjective. made pure.

Antonyms

  • keep down

6. sublimate

verb. vaporize and then condense right back again.

Synonyms

  • evaporate
  • sublime
  • vaporize
  • change
  • resublime
  • vaporise

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • get worse
  • deteriorate
  • worse

7. sublimate

verb. direct energy or urges into useful activities.

Synonyms

  • airt
  • redirect
  • desexualise

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • demilitarize

Sentences with sublimate


1. Verb, base form
If it’s impractical to raise the temperature in the room or use a space heater, you’ll have to wait longer for the solids to sublimate and the smell to dissipate.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As you expand your writing repertoire, you will learn how to write a delayed identification lead, in which you sublimate the “who.”

3. Noun, singular or mass
Water can *sublimate* directly from the frozen form of snow and ice – glaciers and snowpacks – into the gas form of water vapor as well.

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