verb (used with object), li·on·ized, li·on·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), li·on·ized, li·on·iz·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lionizeli·on·i·za·tion, nounli·on·iz·er, nounli·on·ized, adjectiveun·li·on·ized, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for lionize
At its least charming, it is those who lionize audacious criminals.Miss Manners: Shunning, shaming and ‘cancel culture’|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
He is a 67-year-old vegan and daily meditator who also lionizes free-market icons like Milton Friedman and Ayn Rand.How to Succeed by Being Authentic (Hint: Carefully) (Ep. 438)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 5, 2020|Freakonomics
The liberal lionization of John Roberts is roaring through the media.The Media Man-Crush on John Roberts, Conservative Who Saved Obamacare|Howard Kurtz|July 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A Bayard in society—a Raphael at the easel, he bore a distinguished part in the lionization of the day.Alone|Marion Harland
Paris made a great fuss over him, but he took his lionization very calmly.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912|Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
Then came the news of Speke's return and lionization in London.The Life of Sir Richard Burton|Thomas Wright
The renowned Tupper is undergoing the process of lionization.