semideify

[sem-ee-dee-uh-fahy, sem-ahy-]

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.

Nearby words

  1. semiconservative replication,
  2. semicrystalline,
  3. semicylinder,
  4. semidaily,
  5. semidarkness,
  6. semidesert,
  7. semidetached,
  8. semidetached binary,
  9. semidiameter,
  10. semidiurnal

Origin of semideify

First recorded in 1950–55; semi- + deify

Related formssem·i·de·i·fi·ca·tion, noun

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