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mythify

[mith-uh-fahy] /ˈmɪθ əˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), mythified, mythifying.
1.
to create a myth about (a person, place, tradition, etc.); cause to become a myth.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; myth + -ify
Related forms
mythification
[mith-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌmɪθ ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
demythification, noun
demythify, verb (used with object), demythified, demythifying.
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Contemporary definitions for de mythify
verb

to create a myth about someone or something; mythicize, to cause to become a myth

Examples

Many of us mythify the power of the technological realm.

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