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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
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  • She argues that societal pressure should encourage us to sublimate unhealthy desires.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   sublimate [6]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Human Behavior, Medicine, Science
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