glorify


glorify

verb

Definition of GLORIFY

1
to assign a high status or value to <a number of big names were recruited in the hopes that their presence would glorify the university's school of medicine in the eyes of the medical world>
2
to offer honor or respect to (someone) as a divine power <let us now glorify the Lord>
3
to praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively <fond parents who glorify everything that their precious offspring do>
4
to proclaim the glory of <the hillsides ablaze in red and gold silently glorify New England in the fall>
5
to represent or think of as better than reality would warrant <don't let the job title team spirit coordinator fool you—he's nothing more than a glorified college cheerleader>
Synonyms glamorize (also glamourize), glamour (up), glorify, romanticize
Antonyms deglamorize

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