semideify

[ sem-ee-dee-uh-fahy, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈdi əˌfaɪ, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

verb (used with object), sem·i·de·i·fied, sem·i·de·i·fy·ing.

to elevate (a person, object, or nature) to the status of a demigod.

Origin of semideify

First recorded in 1950–55; semi- + deify
Related formssem·i·de·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
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