8 Words That Are Older Than You Think
sublimate sub·li·mate (sŭb'lə-māt')
v. sub·li·mat·ed, sub·li·mat·ing, sub·li·mates
To transform directly from the solid to the gaseous state or from the gaseous to the solid state without becoming a liquid.
To modify the natural expression of an instinctual impulse, especially a sexual one, in a socially acceptable manner.