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idolize

verb

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to love or admire too much
  • she blindly idolized her older sister, refusing to acknowledge any of her faults

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The first known use of idolize was in 1598

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“Idolize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/idolize. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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