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v. i·de·al·ized, i·de·al·iz·ing, i·de·al·iz·es
To regard or represent as ideal: students who idealize their professors; a book that idealizes rustic living.
To regard or represent something as ideal.

i·de′al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
i·de′al·iz′er n.
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The Sergeant is not some idealizer of the rural but has come to it from frenetic, impersonal, urban Dublin, where he used to be stationed, and thus senses this local community's preference for the personal and particular, which he finds epitomized by the local environment.
Archimedes success used the idealizer to his scientific experiments.
The main theme connecting these articles is that unscientific and subjective reasons have been used in support of a century-long, institutionalized, public understanding of Lazarevic as a defender and idealizer of patriarchy.