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glorify

glo·ri·fy

glorify

pronunciation:
glo r faI
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part of speech: verb
inflections: glorified, glorifies, glorifying
definition 1: to praise, honor, or worship.
The town gathered to glorify the soldiers who fought in the war.
similar words:
adore, honor, praise, worship
definition 2: to cause to appear better or more important than is actually the case.
In his speech, he glorified his college years.
synonyms:
magnify
similar words:
exaggerate
derivation: glorifier (n.)
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  celebration