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glorifying

adjective

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1 as in reverent, reverential

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2 as in exalting, enshrining

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glorifying

verb
present participle of glorify

Synonyms & Antonyms of glorifying (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to assign a high status or value to
  • a number of big names were recruited in the hopes that their presence would glorify the university's school of medicine in the eyes of the medical world

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3 to praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively
  • fond parents who glorify everything that their precious offspring do

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5 to represent or think of as better than reality would warrant
  • don't let the job title "team spirit coordinator" fool you—he's nothing more than a glorified college cheerleader

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“Glorifying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glorifying. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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