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verb [transitive] glorify pronunciation in American English /ˈɡlɔrəˌfaɪ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleglorifying
past tenseglorified
past participleglorified
  1. 1
    to make someone or something seem more impressive than they really are
  2. 2
    literary to praise someone

    Her sole purpose in life was to honor and glorify God.

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 glorify pronunciation in American English /ˌɡlɔrəfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

They condemn the glorification of violence on TV.



used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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