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sub·lime

(sŭb-līm'),
1. To sublimate.
2. To undergo a process of sublimation.

sublime

/sub·lime/ (sub-līm´) to volatilize a solid body by heat and then to collect it in a purified form as a solid or powder.

sublime

(sŭb-līm′) [L. sublimis, to the limit]
To evaporate a substance directly from the solid into the vapor state and condense it again. For example, metallic iodine on heating does not liquefy but directly forms a violet gas.
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The company's expertise in uniting novel flavour combinations has ensured that its sticky sublimely sweet caramelised walnuts and soft bittersweet chocolate truffles have just the right amount of chipotle seasoning to create mouthfuls of bold, sensuous flavours.
Summary: Paspaley Pearls, the acclaimed pearling pioneer and distinguished jewellery house, presents its sublimely emotive Paradis collection of jewels inspired by the charm of petals floating on a summer breeze.
WHAT a sublimely sensible article from Brough Scott (May 14).
The combined Bach Choir, University Choir, choristers from The King's School, Tynemouth, Duchess's Community High School, Alnwick and The Swing Bridge Singers clearly knew the route anyway, rising sublimely to the closing chorus.
Rarely has any orchestra responded so sublimely to a conductor whose body is his baton, his orchestration so infallible.
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Iphigenie en Tauride, Gluck's sublimely austere masterpiece, found its equal in director Robert Carsen's hard-edged conception as it surged through Tobias Hoheisel's all-black setting in costumes that were also virtually all black.
From a petulant, invective poem against bumblebees to enjoying and celebrating the pleasure of an anniversary to the haunting analogy between creating a house for wrens to nest in and trying to become pregnant, What Feeds Us paints sublimely with descriptive language, sometimes plain-spoken, sometimes obliquely surreptitious.
Most of the 11 originals here sublimely intertwine the bitter and the sweet, and Allen delivers them in a voice that can flip mid-phrase from a twittering trill to a sharp-edged sneer.
It is finally, then, the Isaiah passage (65: 17-25) that, read in the context of the lectionary, takes the Easter event and its meaning for humanity and sublimely projects them on a cosmic screen.
All poems are sublimely translated into English; some are from the years of the tyrannical regime of Nicolae Ceausescu, others are during the cultural proliferation that followed.
Infused with a deep knowledge of America's folk idioms, the quintet applies sweet, starchy harmonies and furious guitar, fiddle and harmonica attacks to two salacious reveries, a balancing pair of bad-woman blues, dual tales of working-class heroism (Woody Guthrie's ``Union Maid'' gets all hopped up just in time for Labor Day) and some sharing of sublimely silly wisdom.