Glorify and give thanks to God.
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
Recent Examples on the WebIn theory, the monument was meant to glorify a national hero, a martyr to imperialism.—Michela Wrong, The Atlantic, 23 Oct. 2023 Critics say such wrestling is an exploitative and dangerous spectacle that fuels public harassment and glorifies a derogatory slur.—Elvia Limón, Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2023 There have been nearly 200 antisemitic acts, mostly verbal threats and vandalism, and over 100 people have been arrested for such acts or for glorifying terrorism, according to the interior minister, Gérald Darmanin.—Aurelien Breeden, New York Times, 17 Oct. 2023 By posting footage of the assault on its Telegram page, Hamas magnified the psychological warfare against Israelis and glorified the killing rampage for its online audience of supporters.—Steve Hendrix, Washington Post, 16 Oct. 2023 The late Shinzo Abe, for example, prayed at the imperialist Yasukuni Shrine, in Tokyo, where major war criminals are glorified and monuments set among elegant gardens honor such notorious wartime organizations as the Kempeitai, the rough Japanese equivalent of the Gestapo.—Ian Buruma, The New Yorker, 16 Oct. 2023 The early aughts seemed like a cesspool of dating games, emotional and mental manipulation, and glorifying the battle of the sexes, rooted in misogyny.—Dominique Fluker, Essence, 25 Sep. 2023 The singer is known for glorifying drug trafficking in his music.—Chelsea Hylton, Los Angeles Times, 21 Sep. 2023 And its wars and gladiator fights have been depicted in popular films that tend to glorify themes of dominance and power.—Alexa Mikhail, Fortune Well, 23 Sep. 2023 See More
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Middle English glorifien, from Anglo-French glorifier, from Late Latin glorificare, from gloria