verb (used with object), glo·ri·fied, glo·ri·fy·ing.
Origin of glorify
Synonyms for glorify
Related Words for glorifiedexalt, eulogize, lionize, extol, ennoble, worship, revere, hymn, bless, acclaim, magnify, hike, laud, commend, boost, honor, celebrate, illuminate, dignify, elevate
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Contemporary Examples of glorified
Golden Age-of-TV evangelists prate on about which glorified soap operas are most deserving of our rapt attention.America’s Meddlers Are Our Worst Enemies
October 3, 2014
This may seem like a good idea in theory, but in practice they amount to glorified extra-credit projects and pointless busywork.Rand Paul and the Certification Racket
August 11, 2014
Ichikowitz said he served between 1992 and 1994 as a glorified gofer for the African National Congress.African Arms-Maker to Obama: Give War a Chance!
August 5, 2014
Beyond the Brick, however, escapes condemnation as a glorified infomercial by broadening the scope of what it aims to accomplish.How LEGO Conquered Hollywood 65 Years After Its Debut
April 24, 2014
“Authorized biographies are glorified press releases,” says historian José Murilo de Carvalho.Brazil’s Rich Ban Biographies Via Arcane Law
November 21, 2013
Historical Examples of glorified
There is no infamy which has not been justified, glorified or even deified in this way.The Sexual Question
You don't mean to say, Mother, that you glorified me to her for an hour?The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
The sordid domesticity of the scene had glorified by contrast her own dramatic mood.Audrey Craven
On their part He is evil spoken of, but on your part He is glorified.
The house was but a glorified hut on piles, unfenced and lonely.Within the Tides
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
mid-14c., "invested with glory," past participle adjective from glorify. Weakened sense of "transformed into something better" is from 1821.