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Far from the Madding Crowd
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sublimate
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • There was not a sound of life save that acme and sublimation of all dismal sounds, the bark of a fox, its three hollow notes being rendered at intervals of a minute with the precision of a funeral bell.

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as in: sublimate his feelings Define
to direct energy from a negative (unacceptable) impulse or urge into a positive or acceptable action
as in: sublimation of the dry ice Define
change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
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