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ennoble

en·no·ble

ennoble

 
pronunciation:
ihn no bl
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ennobled, ennobles, ennobling
definition 1: to make exalted in character, quality, or moral worth.
He was ennobled through suffering.
antonyms:
demean
definition 2: to cause to become a member of the nobility.
derivations: ennoblingly (adv.), ennoblement (n.), ennobler (n.)