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sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
denigrate - blacken; defame
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting