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apotheosize

[uh-poth-ee-uh-sahyz, ap-uh-thee-uh-sahyz] /əˈpɒθ i əˌsaɪz, ˌæp əˈθi əˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), apotheosized, apotheosizing.
1.
to deify; glorify.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; apotheos(is) + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for apotheosizes

apotheosize

/əˈpɒθɪəˌsaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to deify
2.
to glorify or idealize
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Word Origin and History for apotheosizes

apotheosize

v.

1760; see apotheosis + -ize. Related: Apotheosized; apotheosizing. Earlier in same sense was apotheose (1670s).

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