glorify - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪ/
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 glorify drugs.

  2. 2
    literary to praise someone

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

derived word

glorification

 

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/ˌɡlɔːrɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]

They condemn the glorification of violence on TV.