glamorize

[glam-uh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), glamorized, glamorizing.
1.
to make glamorous.
2.
to glorify or romanticize: an adventure film that tended to glamorize war.
Also, glamourize;, especially British, glamourise.


Origin:
1935–40, Americanism; glamor + -ize

glamorization, noun
glamorizer, noun
overglamorize, verb (used with object), overglamorized, overglamorizing.
overglamourize, verb (used with object), overglamourized, overglamourizing.
unglamorized, adjective
unglamourized, adjective
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glamorize, glamorise or glamourize (ˈɡlæməˌraɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to cause to be or seem glamorous; romanticize or beautify
 
glamorise, glamorise or glamourize
 
vb
 
glamourize, glamorise or glamourize
 
vb
 
glamori'zation, glamorise or glamourize
 
n
 
glamori'sation, glamorise or glamourize
 
n
 
'glamorizer, glamorise or glamourize
 
n
 
'glamoriser, glamorise or glamourize
 
n

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Example sentences
Don't do it near your neighbor, and don't endorse movies that glamorize it.
If you glamorize crackheads they return the stuff they steal from you.
Mammoth does not glamorize the underworld with garish lighting.
Partisans demand that magazine portraits glamorize their heroes for the same
  reason my friend hired a professional photographer.
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