These triumphs were seen as the apotheosis of human enterprise and might.
That transformation of the brand seems now to have its apotheosis in the arrival of the Tour de France.
Dance is a vehicle for personal expression, community storytelling, and the apotheosis of ceremony.
The apotheosis of anyone is almost always false, and the apotheosis of a pretentious pol is also wicked.
He was described as the apotheosis of mediocrity by MacArthur, but he was much wiser and shrewder.
They have reached the apotheosis of flowerhood—the highest destiny vouchsafed to aught that grows.
This huge building was intended by the Belgian people to be the apotheosis of Right.
Freehold Villas symbolized the final triumph of Victorian economics, the apotheosis of the prudent and industrious artisan.
That faceless and nameless horror was the apotheosis of the Imperialist.
What would they think of such a—such an apotheosis of degradation in one of your Music Halls at home, eh?
1600s, from Late Latin apotheosis "deification," from Greek apotheosis, from apotheoun "deify, make (someone) a god," from apo- special use of this prefix, meaning, here, "change" + theos "god" (see Thea).