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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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