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Multiple Meanings
sublimate — as in:  sublimate his feelings

She argues that societal pressure should encourage us to sublimate unhealthy desires.
to direct energy from a negative (unacceptable) impulse or urge into a positive or acceptable action
sublimate — as in:  sublimation of the dry ice

A sublimate crystallized on the cool part of the tube.
change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
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