heroize

verb

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

Examples of heroize in a Sentence

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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Word History

First Known Use

1695, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heroize was in 1695

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“Heroize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heroize. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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