iconize

iconize

(ˈaɪkəˌnaɪz) or

iconise

vb
to portray (someone) as an icon
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Television's prime-time kneelers protesting bigotry and injustice, including Trump's bone-headed, knee-deep tweets, iconize taking a knee as sure as former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau popularized the Trudeau Salute with the gesture of the middle finger.
Lee to George Washington, and lamented the tearing down of "our beautiful statues and monuments" that iconize slavery, segregation, and white supremacy.
The BJP government battling over Ambedkar only to iconize him for their political gain should listen to what Ambedkar said.
In that sense, eschaton is God-human endeavour, the kingdom that we're awaiting from God is anticipated and expressed in history through the praxis of human beings that should iconize the new eon.
Apart from the controversies arising between miners concerning the morality and compatibility of these kinds of sacrifices with the precepts of the Qur'an or the Bible, (26) this ethnographic sketch shows that the debul den are apt to iconize the risks and contradictory possibilities of wealth obtained through the exploitation of the environment and human labour.
While offering documentary evidence as well as potential insights into the motivation and intent of the actors involved, these messages can by their very existence elevate the newsworthiness of the event itself, iconize those responsible for it and encourage others with like-minded aspirations to carry out similar acts.
India, July 31 -- At the very onset, I agree with the majority opinion that there is no reason to demonise or iconize politicians of today.
Words, even the most blasphemous words, will not suffice to defile the things he wants or needs to defile; the materialist religion that Hazel combats requires the material profanations of sacrilege and iconoclasm--as in his violent desecration of the "new jesus" that has been made to iconize Enoch's and Sabbath's thralldom to consumer culture.
All across America, in the small towns politicians like to iconize as citadels of self-sufficiency and can-do spirit, the lack of easy access to Pottery Barn catalogs and utility bills is threatening to tear things asunder.
Spotlighting "an aboriginal community in northern Manitoba" (13), Niezen uses their example first to foreground the discourses that underpin indigenous national and transnational campaigns aimed at garnering public sympathy and second to show how such processes iconize suffering.
Critiquing modernists theorists who tend to iconize France and England as "nobiliar nations" to which the origins of nations and nationalism should be traced, Amoah argues persuasively that prior to the 1789 threshold, the socioeconomic and political organization of the Fanti and Ashanti of the Gold Coast in particular met the "criteria set for the nations of nobiliar status" (p.
In early photographic portraiture of intellectuals and the elite it became conventional to place the right hand fist below the chin or open palm pressed against the cheek to iconize thoughtfulness.