verb (used with object), glo·ri·fied, glo·ri·fy·ing.
- gloria in excelsis deo,
- gloria patri,
- gloriosa lily,
- glorious revolution
Origin of glorify
Examples from the Web for glorify
This appears to glorify a crime,” said Cheek, “as does the apparent emphasis on their illegal and ill-fated invasion.The Never-Ending Falklands War: In Buenos Aires, A Museum's Selective History|Michael Luongo|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To treat these lovers of violent death otherwise is only to glorify them.Benghazi Killer Is on a Warship Made From World Trade Center Steel|Michael Daly|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wine world tends to glorify the winemaker when really it takes a team of hard-working people to tend vineyards and make wine.
The good news for those who think such movies at once glorify and trivialize gun violence is that R.I.P.D. bombed.Hollywood, Shootings, and ‘2 Guns’: When Is Stylized Violence Obscene?|Michael Daly|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Another reason I think people have children is to glorify their own ego.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Byron had sworn to love man and nature, and to glorify their works, on the very instant he seeks to degrade and vilify.
The empire did not encourage literature, it silenced philosophy, and oppressed the talent that did not glorify itself.The Women of the French Salons|Amelia Gere Mason
As the sun is wanted to glorify the right features of a landscape, this girl thirsted for a dose of golden flattery.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
He should let his light so shine, that they, seeing his good works, may be led to glorify the Father who is in heaven.Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders|William A. Alcott
The glamour with which affection can glorify even the rudest surroundings was denied him in his long life of seventy-six years.Famous Firesides of French Canada|Mary Wilson Alloway