apotheosize

[uh-poth-ee-uh-sahyz, ap-uh-thee-uh-sahyz]
verb (used with object), apotheosized, apotheosizing.
to deify; glorify.

Origin:
1750–60; apotheos(is) + -ize

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apotheosize or apotheosise (əˈpɒθɪəˌsaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to deify
2.  to glorify or idealize
 
apotheosise or apotheosise
 
vb

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Example sentences
She is attracted to the idea of violent social disruption but doesn't apotheosize killing for its own sake.
He set out te apotheosize sham and adhered steadily te his purpose until suc cess crowned it.
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