legendize

[ lej-uh n-dahyz ]
/ ˈlɛdʒ ənˌdaɪz /

verb (used with object), leg·end·ized, leg·end·iz·ing.

to make a legend of: Devoted followers legendized his honesty.

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Also especially British, leg·end·ise.

Origin of legendize

First recorded in 1885–90; legend + -ize
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