Examples of idolatry in a Sentence
her idolatry of her favorite rock star is one step removed from stalking
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Lutherans like Bach certainly would have condemned as a grievous sin of idolatry any notion that the essence of a piece of music is, or turns into, the essence of God.
American women glamorize French women to the point of idolatry.
She was constantly confronted by the figure of her sister Diana, a political extremist who possessed an otherworldly power of commanding idolatry.
The plaudits traveled past genuflecting and exited somewhere a couple of miles before idolatry.
The idolatry of experimentation has even spawned a sinister, for-profit industry, lurking in the shadows of the FDA approval process.
In the meantime, secular liberal folk in the rest of the country who can’t imagine anyone liking, much less loving, Donald Trump should tune into this campaign, where his greatness is worshiped to the point of idolatry.
But with his jazz-hands dance moves, gym-class cluelessness, fey mannerisms, and full-out idolatry of Diana Ross, Trevor's got FRESH VICTIM written all over him.
Even despite an enormity of fame and global idolatry almost incomprehensible in a modern, Twitter-riddled world, Elvis remained unceasingly authentic.
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Definition of idolatry for English Language Learners
: the worship of a picture or object as a god
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