[ glawr-uh-fahy, glohr- ]
/ ˈglɔr əˌfaɪ, ˈgloʊr- /
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verb (used with object), glo·ri·fied, glo·ri·fy·ing.
OTHER WORDS FOR glorify
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Origin of glorify
OTHER WORDS FROM glorify
glo·ri·fi·a·ble, adjectiveglo·ri·fi·er, nounde·glo·ri·fy, verb (used with object), de·glo·ri·fied, de·glo·ri·fy·ing.re·glo·ri·fy, verb (used with object), re·glo·ri·fied, re·glo·ri·fy·ing.
self-glo·ri·fied, adjectiveself-glo·ri·fy·ing, adjectiveun·glo·ri·fied, adjectiveun·glo·ri·fy·ing, adjective
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How to use glorify in a sentence
A house undisturbed and unglorified by the wailings and laughter of little ones is not a home—it is a habitation.The Young Man and the World|Albert J. Beveridge
British Dictionary definitions for glorify
/ (ˈɡlɔːrɪˌfaɪ) /
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
to make glorious
to make more splendid; adorn
to worship, exalt, or adore
to cause to seem more splendid or imposing than reality
Derived forms of glorifyglorifiable, adjectiveglorifier, noun
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