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sublime

adjective uk   /səˈblaɪm/ us  
extremely good, beautiful, or enjoyable: sublime beauty The book has sublime descriptive passages. very great: He possesses sublime self-confidence.
sublimity
noun [U] uk   /səˈblɪm.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/

sublime

noun uk   /səˈblaɪm/ us  
the sublime something that is sublime: A great deal of literature is only the obvious transformed into the sublime.

sublime

verb [T/I] uk   /səˈblaɪm/ us  
to change a solid directly into a gas without the solid first becoming a liquid, or to be changed in this way
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