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verb [transitive] American English pronunciation: glorify /ˈɡlɔrəˌfaɪ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyglorify
he/she/itglorifies
present participleglorifying
past tenseglorified
past participleglorified
  1. 1
    to make someone or something seem more impressive than they really are

    Politicians have complained that the media constantly glorify drugs.

  2. 2
    literary to praise someone

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

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glorification

 American English pronunciation: glorification /ˌɡlɔrəfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]

They condemn the glorification of violence on TV.

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