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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.
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Noun1.glamorization - the act of glamorizing; making something or someone more beautiful (often in a superficial way)
beautification - the act of making something more beautiful
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It's not happenstance-Taiwan happens to feed its people with the fruits of their fields and farms: Agriculture's importance was never sacrificed for the glamorization of industry, not even those high-tech enterprises with millennial appeal.
Ten years ago in this publication, the authors published observations describing conditions in the Iraq conflict zone, particularly as related to the normalization, expectation, and glamorization of violence; diminished collective efficacy, (6) or the inability of a community to effectively control individual and group behavior, enforce established social norms, and generally support the rule of law; and the emergence of violence as a "spectator sport" in the conflict environment.
Following the release of "13 Reasons Why," the series faced controversy regarding the glamorization of suicide.
One may usher in the rehabilitation and glamorization of the martial law regime of Ferdinand Marcos, while two others may catapult Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr.
I want," she said, "to show exactly what my world looks like, without glamorization.
Media glamorization of gangsters may have fueled their participation, and Lombardo might have done more to explore this angle.
Instead I became interested in writing a piece that examines the troubling glamorization of the pimp figure in movies, music, and television.
And it is that, not the glamorization of any single soldier, society must focus on.
Not only did that help in the glamorization of the game, which was needed, but it also strengthened the financial base of the entire game.
The editors of this well-organised volume of collected essays, Melissa Calaresu and Helen Mills, inform the reader that the thrust and purpose of their volume is 'to challenge and interpret both the glamorization of Naples as excessive, dangerous and exotic, and its related scholarly neglect' (p.
Already on the rise, marijuana use among teens surely will accelerate with increasing societal normalization and glamorization.
The subsequent glamorization of the investigative work by Woodward and Bernstein led to a book and movie, "All the President's Men," and applications to journalism schools reached an all-time high in 1974.