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sublime
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Bleak House
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  • I entreat you, by our common brotherhood, not to interpose between me and a subject so sublime, the absurd figure of an angry baker!’
  • As to Sir Leicester, he conceives it utterly impossible that anything can be wanting, in any direction, by any one who has the good fortune to be received under that roof; and in a state of sublime satisfaction, he moves among the company, a magnificent refrigerator.

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as in: she is sublime Define
wonderful -- often beautiful or morally admirable
as in: sublime ignorance Define
pure or extreme
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