sublime
verb.
vaporize and then condense right back again
Synonym: sublimate
verb.
change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
sublime iodine|some salts sublime when heated
Synonym: sublimate
adj.
inspiring awe
well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity|empyrean aplomb|the sublime beauty of the night
Synonym: empyreal, empyrean
adj.
worthy of adoration or reverence
Synonym: reverend
adj.
lifted up or set high
their hearts were jocund and sublime
adj.
of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
an exalted ideal|argue in terms of high-flown ideals|a noble and lofty concept|a grand purpose
adj.
greatest or maximal in degree; extreme
supreme folly|the supreme confidence of youth|the sublime absurdity of the creative process|His face assumed an expression of sublime conceit
Synonym: supreme