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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Recent Examples on the Web King Richard pushes aside the story of the Williams sisters to heroize their father’s determination to launch their talents. Armond White, National Review, 11 Feb. 2022

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First Known Use of heroize

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 28 Jun. 2022.

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