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  • v. Present participle of etherealize.


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  • All things were harmonious, the glorious cocoa-palms, the bright green slopes, the sunset gold on the lake-like river, the ranges of forest-covered mountains etherealizing in the purple light, the swarthy faces and scarlet uniforms of the Sikh guard, and rich and luscious odors, floated in on balmy airs, glories of the burning tropics, untellable and incommunicable!

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • Now, the material mystery of actual landscape arises from the presence of an appreciable atmosphere, softening forms, etherealizing distances, modifying color, and lending the glow of variously refracted light to every object falling under its influence.

    Continental Monthly , Vol. 5, No. 6, June, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Thus, it seemed to Janet, invaded by a pearly mist was her own soul, in which she walked in wonder, -- a mist shot through and through with soft, exhilarating lights half disclosing yet transforming and etherealizing certain landmark's there on which, formerly, she had not cared to gaze.

    The Dwelling Place of Light — Complete

  • A soft mist was etherealizing the bald realities of the native city.

    There was a King in Egypt

  • The elevating and etherealizing ideas of the unknown and of unreality must be brought forward with authority, as they are the legitimate heirs of the known, and of reality, and at least as great as their parents.

    Democratic Vistas: Paras. 90–119. Collect

  • Her soul seemed to be flashing through the rare loveliness of her face and etherealizing its beauty.

    Iola Leroy, Or Shadows Uplifted.

  • And he was the son of a poet with an admirable gift of individualising, of etherealizing the common-place; of making touching, delicate, fascinating the most hopeless conventions of the, so-called, refined existence.


  • It has been said, consumption sublimates the mind, stealing from the body, etherealizing and intensifying the intellect.

    The Memories of Fifty Years

  • A conflagration raging near now began to flame so high that its lights flickered on the girl's face, etherealizing its beauty, and turning her fluffy hair to gold.

    The Earth Trembled

  • The moon, nearly full, had risen in the gap of the Highlands, and had now climbed well above the mountains, softening and etherealizing them until every harsh, rugged outline was lost.

    Nature's Serial Story


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