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deification

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excessive admiration of or devotion to a person
  • the instant deification by the press of the country's newest war hero

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The first known use of deification was in the 14th century

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“Deification.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deification. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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