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glamorize

or glam路our路ize

[ glam-uh-rahyz ]
/ 藞gl忙m 蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), glam路or路ized, glam路or路iz路ing.
to make glamorous.
to glorify or romanticize: an adventure film that tended to glamorize war.
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Also especially British, glam路our路ise .

Origin of glamorize

An Americanism dating back to 1935鈥40; glamor + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM glamorize

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British Dictionary definitions for glamorize

glamorize

glamorise or sometimes US glamourize

/ (藞伞l忙m蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to cause to be or seem glamorous; romanticize or beautify

Derived forms of glamorize

glamorization or glamorisation, nounglamorizer or glamoriser, noun
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