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apotheosis

a·poth·e·o·sis

apotheosis

 
 
pronunciation:
pa thi o sihs
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: apotheoses
definition 1: elevation to the status of a god.
similar words:
exaltation, glorification
definition 2: a perfect or ideal example; epitome.
He idealized his wife in her new role and saw her as the apotheosis of motherhood.Her new book is an apotheosis of scholarship.
synonyms:
epitome, quintessence
similar words:
embodiment, exemplar
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