apotheosize

/əˈpɑθiəsaɪz/
/ˌæpəˈθiəˌsaɪz/

transitive verb

Elevate to, or as if to, the rank of a god; idolize.

we had the feeling that Roosevelt had not so much died as been apotheosized

ennoble,exalt,elevate,lift up,add dignity to,dignify,add lustre to,add distinction to,enhance,increase,augment,promote,boost

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