heroize

verb
he·​ro·​ize | \ ˈhir-(ˌ)ō-ˌīz How to pronounce heroize (audio) ; ˈher-ə-ˌwīz, ˈhe-rə- \
heroized; heroizing

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1695, in the meaning defined above

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“Heroize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heroize. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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