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ap·o·the·o·size

 (ăp′ə-thē′ə-sīz′, ə-pŏth′ē-ə-sīz′)
tr.v. ap·o·the·o·sized, ap·o·the·o·siz·ing, ap·o·the·o·siz·es
To glorify; exalt.
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apotheosize

(əˈpɒθɪəˌsaɪz) or

apotheosise

vb (tr)
1. (Theology) to deify
2. to glorify or idealize
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a•poth•e•o•size

(əˈpɒθ i əˌsaɪz, ˌæp əˈθi əˌsaɪz)

v.t. -sized, -siz•ing.
to deify; glorify.
[1750–60]
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apotheosize


Past participle: apotheosized
Gerund: apotheosizing

Imperative
apotheosize
apotheosize
Present
I apotheosize
you apotheosize
he/she/it apotheosizes
we apotheosize
you apotheosize
they apotheosize
Preterite
I apotheosized
you apotheosized
he/she/it apotheosized
we apotheosized
you apotheosized
they apotheosized
Present Continuous
I am apotheosizing
you are apotheosizing
he/she/it is apotheosizing
we are apotheosizing
you are apotheosizing
they are apotheosizing
Present Perfect
I have apotheosized
you have apotheosized
he/she/it has apotheosized
we have apotheosized
you have apotheosized
they have apotheosized
Past Continuous
I was apotheosizing
you were apotheosizing
he/she/it was apotheosizing
we were apotheosizing
you were apotheosizing
they were apotheosizing
Past Perfect
I had apotheosized
you had apotheosized
he/she/it had apotheosized
we had apotheosized
you had apotheosized
they had apotheosized
Future
I will apotheosize
you will apotheosize
he/she/it will apotheosize
we will apotheosize
you will apotheosize
they will apotheosize
Future Perfect
I will have apotheosized
you will have apotheosized
he/she/it will have apotheosized
we will have apotheosized
you will have apotheosized
they will have apotheosized
Future Continuous
I will be apotheosizing
you will be apotheosizing
he/she/it will be apotheosizing
we will be apotheosizing
you will be apotheosizing
they will be apotheosizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been apotheosizing
you have been apotheosizing
he/she/it has been apotheosizing
we have been apotheosizing
you have been apotheosizing
they have been apotheosizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been apotheosizing
you will have been apotheosizing
he/she/it will have been apotheosizing
we will have been apotheosizing
you will have been apotheosizing
they will have been apotheosizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been apotheosizing
you had been apotheosizing
he/she/it had been apotheosizing
we had been apotheosizing
you had been apotheosizing
they had been apotheosizing
Conditional
I would apotheosize
you would apotheosize
he/she/it would apotheosize
we would apotheosize
you would apotheosize
they would apotheosize
Past Conditional
I would have apotheosized
you would have apotheosized
he/she/it would have apotheosized
we would have apotheosized
you would have apotheosized
they would have apotheosized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.apotheosize - deify or glorifyapotheosize - deify or glorify      
deify - consider as a god or godlike; "These young men deify financial success"
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apotheosize

verb
To raise to a high position or status:
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He effectively apotheosizes himself, recognizing first his own mortality but then blithely believing that his legacy will live on anyway: "Yet I'll be borne, / The finer part of me, above the stars, / Immortal, and my name shall never die" (XV.876-878).
Here, the natural world apotheosizes Fairfax's family line, past and future, while envisaging the Fairfaxian cycle of birth and death as being enveloped in natural processes: "And, as they Nature's cradle decked, / Will in green age her hearse expect" (495-96).
The film apotheosizes Jesse-as-hero, Jesse-as-American-myth.
That is, despite seeming to uphold more traditional patriarchal ideals in his sexual politics (both in his wariness of female reproductive rights and his adherence to gender binaries), in his fiction Mailer "apotheosizes the outsider--the single male who leaves home and hearth and embarks on a quest to fulfill his artistic destiny," and such heroes in fact "epitomized the implosion of patriarchy, the repudiation of the father's legacy and teachings" (196).
In the long hiatuses in his early filmmaking career, between his silent "city symphony," Douro, Faina Fluvial (1931), the proto-Neorealist Aniki-Bobo (1942), and the Pasolinian passion play Acto da Primavera (Rite of Spring, 1963), Oliveira not only worked for his father's company, which produced the first lightbulbs in Portugal, but also happily tended the vineyard that his wife, Maria Isabel (whom he apotheosizes in Visit), had inherited.
Dowling apotheosizes both Mary and Melbin in her portraits, Mary (2001; front cover), and Warridah Melburra Ngupi.
Though Thiel's manifesto doesn't entertain the possibility, it's arguable that big, slow, bureaucratic businesses like IBM, GE, Intel, Boeing, and Toyota have changed the world more than the upstart monopolies he apotheosizes. In fairness to Thiel, we might acknowledge that once upon a time, these graying companies were startups, too.
Certainly, Wright is not the first poet to write a work that apotheosizes and celebrates his lady's beauty.
Indeed, the film apotheosizes Father Christopher as a Christ-like martyr when the UN convoy departs and he "refuses to leave his people and courageously sacrifices his own life in order to save a single truck load of children from certain death" (Cook 172).
Many observers had feared that it would be too raw and explicit for an organization that apotheosizes the poetry of gorgeous bodies in motion.
The conclusion of The Elementary Particles apotheosizes science and its capacity to conquer the contingencies posed by self and other, by time and place.