Over the course of these novels, the style becomes increasingly parsimonious, reaching its apotheosis in The Golden Bowl.
These triumphs were seen as the apotheosis of human enterprise and might.
That transformation of the brand seems now to have its apotheosis in the arrival of the Tour de France.
This kind of combat reached its apotheosis when the guest was an insurance swindler called Emile Savundra.
The apotheosis of anyone is almost always false, and the apotheosis of a pretentious pol is also wicked.
They have reached the apotheosis of flowerhood—the highest destiny vouchsafed to aught that grows.
The old town of Cherbourg was experiencing its semi-weekly apotheosis.
Freehold Villas symbolized the final triumph of Victorian economics, the apotheosis of the prudent and industrious artisan.
It is difficult to trace the origin of this new theology, the apotheosis of the Dog.
What would they think of such a—such an apotheosis of degradation in one of your Music Halls at home, eh?
1600s, from Late Latin apotheosis "deification," from Greek apotheosis, from apotheoun "deify, make (someone) a god," from apo- special use of this prefix, meaning, here, "change" + theos "god" (see Thea).