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  • verbpurify
  • verbdivert

synonyms for sublimate

  • clean
  • cleanse
  • rarefy
  • refine
  • uphold
  • repress
  • transfer
  • suppress
  • redirect
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  • dirty
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    How to use sublimate in a sentence

    In Wignot’s dreamily eloquent film, she presents us with a portrait of a man who seemingly sublimated his entire being into the creation of his art, documenting Ailey’s magnificent career with a wealth of archival footage and interviews.
    DANCE ICON GETS LUMINOUS TREATMENT IN ‘AILEY’ DOCJOHN PAUL KINGJULY 28, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
    Like a pet particularly prone to shedding, Swift-Tuttle leaves behind tiny bits of itself as it ambles along through the solar system, particularly when it’s near our star, and its solid, icy surface heats up, sublimating into a gas.
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    It’s one of only five moons in the solar system known to be geologically active, as evidenced by its active geysers that spew sublimated nitrogen gas.
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    Still, dry ice sublimates, or turns directly into carbon dioxide gas.
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    I guess I’m thinking that if I’m sublimating, I’m not doing it well enough.
    INTRODUCING “NO STUPID QUESTIONS” (EP. 422)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 18, 2020FREAKONOMICS
    In fact, I think it’s quite not, but I’m probably doing a whole lot of sublimating without knowing it.
    INTRODUCING “NO STUPID QUESTIONS” (EP. 422)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 18, 2020FREAKONOMICS
    It dissolves mercury, and with it forms corrosive sublimate.
    HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
    I compounded this philter of corrosive sublimate and herbs that have an effect upon the skin.
    BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
    Mademoiselle Huet saw that the box contained sublimate of mercury in powder and in paste.
    BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
    Corrosive sublimate, saturated aqueous solution, for five minutes.
    THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
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    WORDS RELATED TO SUBLIMATE

    • boil down
    • brew
    • clarify
    • concentrate
    • condense
    • cook
    • cut
    • cut down
    • cut to the bone
    • dribble
    • drip
    • drop
    • evaporate
    • express
    • extract
    • ferment
    • get to the meat
    • infuse
    • precipitate
    • press
    • press out
    • purify
    • rarefy
    • rectify
    • refine
    • squeeze out
    • steam
    • sublimate
    • trickle
    • trim
    • vaporize
    • volatilize
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