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sublime

Postby Bailey » Tue May 27, 2008 10:52 am

sub·lime (s-blm)
adj.
1. Characterized by nobility; majestic.
2.
a. Of high spiritual, moral, or intellectual worth.
b. Not to be excelled; supreme.
3. Inspiring awe; impressive.
4. Archaic Raised aloft; set high.
5. Obsolete Of lofty appearance or bearing; haughty: "not terrible,/That I should fear . . . /But solemn and sublime" John Milton.
n.
1. Something sublime.
2. An ultimate example.
v. sub·limed, sub·lim·ing, sub·limes
v.tr.
1. To render sublime.
2. Chemistry To cause to sublimate.
v.intr. Chemistry
To sublimate.


[French, from Old French, sublimated, from Latin sublmis, uplifted.]


sub·limely adv.
sub·limeness, sub·limi·ty (s-blm-t) n.

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I have seen no one is posting, so I decided since we can't go much lower than McMansions, nothing I can say will set the bar lower, no offense, Doc.
Anyway I figured we should go to the sublime. In fact I keep all my joy beneath the puckerish citrus.

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Re: sublime

Postby Slava » Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:02 pm

Bailey wrote:I have seen no one is posting, so I decided since we can't go much lower than McMansions, nothing I can say will set the bar lower, no offense, Doc.
Anyway I figured we should go to the sublime. In fact I keep all my joy beneath the puckerish citrus.

mark just-joshin' Bailey
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