[ heer-oh-ahyz ]
/ ˈhɪər oʊˌaɪz /
verb (used with object), he·ro·ized, he·ro·iz·ing.
to make a hero of: a war film that heroizes the warrior.
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Also heroicize; especially British, he·ro·ise.
Origin of heroize
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