Examples of deification in a Sentence
the instant deification by the press of the country's newest war hero
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Sure, this kind of pop-culture deification can lack nuance, but so does tabloid vilification — it’s the pendulum swinging the other way, a necessary overcorrection to decades of the same old misogynist stories.
There was no altruism here, and no reflexive deification is necessary.
The Goonies also truffle-shuffled its way into the registry, capping off a banner year for Sean Astin, who recently popped up in 80s deification project Stranger Things.
Bhumibol’s near deification, critics say, has in part been driven by royalist propaganda and buttressed by strict laws outlawing insults to the monarchy.
Those can include Lawrence's irresponsible self-deification and Gertrude Bell's drawing of the borders of Iraq: The Middle East has always been a moving token in a game of transcendence.
This is what makes the deification of the CEO class so revolting.
Troy and Abed of Community were treated well by their creative team, but were met with equal parts bemusement and horny deification by viewers.
Still, within the context of his approach, Kanigel rightly tries to counter some of the deification around Jacobs’s cultural standing, leaving us with a work of wary appreciation that perhaps isn’t quite wary enough.
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