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sublime -- as in: she is sublime
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as in: she is sublime Define
wonderful -- often beautiful or morally admirable
  • I love good movies, from the silly to the sublime.
  • We found a sublime seaside bed and breakfast.
  • It’s a simple and sublime idea!
  • ...in their sublime Shakespearean Spectacle...
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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  • their sublime courage, their willingness to suffer
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • ...I love all that is "sublime and beautiful."
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Notes from the Underground
  • Ah, it’s sublime, sublime!
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Ah, it’s sublime, sublime!
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • the sublime beauty of the night
  • He saw that something sublime was being accomplished in her soul, but what?
    Tolstoy, Leo  --  Anna Karenina

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  • Hamlet’s soliloquy, you know; the most celebrated thing in Shakespeare. Ah, it’s sublime, sublime!
    Twain, Mark  --  Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • — it was a hymn to the beauty of the human form, male and female, and the praise of Nature, sublime, indifferent, lovely, and cruel.
    Maugham, W. Somerset  --  Moon and Sixpence
  • One of the most sublime experiences we can ever have is to wake up feeling healthy after we have been sick.
    Rabbi Harold Kushner
  • Neither man or nation can exist without a sublime idea.
    Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
    Socrates
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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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