Examples of deification in a Sentence
the instant deification by the press of the country's newest war hero
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Maybe The Ranch is an agent of harm in the world, a shaggy deification of the animus currently ruling over us.
Even the Soviets, who, during Khrushchev’s tenure, turned away from the hagiographic excesses of the Stalinist era, found the deification of the Kim family absurd.
The genre’s visual language has always been an international collaboration, starting with the Ramones’ debut platter in 1976, which effectively deflated the then-rampant deification of musicians.
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.
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.
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.
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First Known Use of deification
Synonymsadulation, worship, hero worship, idolatry, idolization, worshipping (also worshiping)
Related Wordsadoration, deference, glorification, reverence, veneration; idealization, romanticization; affection, fancy, favor, fondness, like, liking, love; appreciation, esteem, regard, respect; approval
Near Antonymscondemnation, disapproval, disfavor, dislike, dismissal, disregard, hatred, loathing, scorn
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