- beaten biscuit,
- beaten track,
Origin of beatification
Examples from the Web for beatification
More than a million followers came to Rome for the beatification, and many more are expected when he escalates to sainthood.After Second Approved Miracle, Pope John Paul II Likely to Become a Saint|Barbie Latza Nadeau|July 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The speech itself—aimed directly at women and blatant in its beatification of moms—was solid.
To that period belonged the provocation for my play The Beatification of Area Boy.
His natural order was, at bottom, the beatification of that to which this equilibrium tended.Political Thought in England from Locke to Bentham|Harold J. Laski
But I could find it in my heart to regret the witch even now that I am on the eve of beatification.Jessamine|Marion Harland
But, in truth, though some such inquiry was set on foot, he never received the formal honors of beatification.The Life of Christopher Columbus from his own Letters and Journals|Edward Everett Hale
No; Jeanne could not accept the theory that we were waging war for the ultimate chastening and beatification of Germany.The Rough Road|William John Locke
The process of canonization, which follows that of beatification, is usually less lengthy.
c.1500, "act of rendering blessed," from Middle French béatification, noun of action and state from past participle stem of Late Latin beatificare (see beatify). As a papal declaration about the status of a deceased person, it dates from c.1600.