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glam·or·ize

also glam·our·ize (glăm′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. glam·or·ized, glam·or·iz·ing, glam·or·iz·es also glam·our·ized or glam·our·iz·ing or glam·our·iz·es
1. To make glamorous: tried to glamorize the bathroom with expensive fixtures.
2. To treat or portray in a romantic manner; idealize or glorify: a show that glamorizes police work.

glam′or·i·za′tion (-ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
glam′or·iz′er n.

glamorize

(ˈɡlæməˌraɪz) or

glamorise

;

glamourize

or

glamourise

vb
(tr) to cause to be or seem glamorous; romanticize or beautify
ˌglamoriˈzation, ˌglamoriˈsation n
ˈglamorˌizer, ˈglamorˌiser n

glam•or•ize

or glam•our•ize

(ˈglæm əˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make glamorous.
2. to glorify or romanticize: a film that glamorizes war.
[1935–40, Amer.]
glam`or•i•za′tion, n.
glam′or•iz`er, n.

glamorize


Past participle: glamorized
Gerund: glamorizing

Imperative
glamorize
glamorize
Present
I glamorize
you glamorize
he/she/it glamorizes
we glamorize
you glamorize
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Preterite
I glamorized
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he/she/it glamorized
we glamorized
you glamorized
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Present Continuous
I am glamorizing
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he/she/it is glamorizing
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you are glamorizing
they are glamorizing
Present Perfect
I have glamorized
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he/she/it has glamorized
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they have glamorized
Past Continuous
I was glamorizing
you were glamorizing
he/she/it was glamorizing
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you were glamorizing
they were glamorizing
Past Perfect
I had glamorized
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he/she/it had glamorized
we had glamorized
you had glamorized
they had glamorized
Future
I will glamorize
you will glamorize
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Future Perfect
I will have glamorized
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he/she/it will have glamorized
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you will have glamorized
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Future Continuous
I will be glamorizing
you will be glamorizing
he/she/it will be glamorizing
we will be glamorizing
you will be glamorizing
they will be glamorizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glamorizing
you have been glamorizing
he/she/it has been glamorizing
we have been glamorizing
you have been glamorizing
they have been glamorizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glamorizing
you will have been glamorizing
he/she/it will have been glamorizing
we will have been glamorizing
you will have been glamorizing
they will have been glamorizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glamorizing
you had been glamorizing
he/she/it had been glamorizing
we had been glamorizing
you had been glamorizing
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Conditional
I would glamorize
you would glamorize
he/she/it would glamorize
we would glamorize
you would glamorize
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Past Conditional
I would have glamorized
you would have glamorized
he/she/it would have glamorized
we would have glamorized
you would have glamorized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.glamorize - interpret romantically; "Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!"
idealise, idealize - consider or render as ideal; "She idealized her husband after his death"
2.glamorize - make glamorous and attractive; "This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations
idealizovat
forherligeglorificere
varpa dÿrîarljóma á
romantizovať
cazip hale getirmek

glamorize

[ˈglæməraɪz] VThacer parecer más atractivo
this programme glamorizes crimeeste programa presenta el crimen bajo una luz favorable

glamorize

[ˈglæməraɪz] glamorise (British) vt [+ crime, violence] → rendre séduisant(e)
those who accuse films of glamorizing violence → ceux qui accusent le cinéma de rendre la violence séduisante
a glamorized view of sth → une vision enjolivée de qch

glamorize

vtidealisieren, einen glamourösen Anstrich geben (+dat); job, lifestyle alsoeinen besonderen Glanz or Reiz verleihen (+dat); (author) war, violenceglorifizieren, verherrlichen

glamorize

[ˈglæməˌraɪz] vt (job, event, place) → far apparire (più) prestigioso/a

glamour

(ˈglӕmə) (American) glamor noun
1. the often false or superficial beauty or charm which attracts. the glamour of a career in films.
2. great beauty or charm, achieved with the aid of make-up, beautiful clothes etc. the glamour of film stars.
ˈglamorize, ˈglamorise verb
to make glamorous. This film attempts to glamorize war.
ˈglamorous adjective
having glamour.
ˈglamorously adverb

glamour, noun, ends in -our.
glamorous, adjective is spelt with -or-.
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