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
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Example sentences from the Web for lionize
It’s just one more example of the way so-called “blank check companies” are revolutionizing industries, although some wonder if such financial maneuvers are ignoring actual value by lionizing business leaders and selling tulips to the foolish.
As we lionize folks, we just really need to take a harder look at what they actually stand for and who they actually are.Andrew Cuomo Was a 'Resistance' Icon. Now There's 'Blood in the Water'|Charlotte Alter|March 2, 2021|Time
Conservatives may lionize Edward Snowden now, says Michael Tomasky, but ultimately his actions are going to tear apart the GOP.
Libertarians worship Milton Friedman, and liberals lionize John Maynard Keynes.Nicholas Wapshott: A Lovefest Between Milton Friedman and J.M. Keynes|Nicholas Wapshott|July 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I should like particularly to have you to lionize us there; and I don't fancy your running into danger.'The Heir of Redclyffe|Charlotte M. Yonge
Lionized to death, as the English alone can lionize, Mr. Prescott never lost his modest self-possession.The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
The people at Sea-Acres felt the attraction and tried to lionize the dark, tall parson with the glowing, indifferent eyes.August First|Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews and Roy Irving Murray
Then, when you have sacrificed to friendship sufficiently, you will lionize Miss Tresilyan?Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
Two women tried to lionize him, and he ran away and played with the children.The Lion and the Unicorn and Other Stories|Richard Harding Davis