heroize

he·ro·ize

 (hîr′ō-īz′)
tr.v. he·ro·ized, he·ro·iz·ing, he·ro·iz·es
To make a hero of; treat as a hero: was heroized for her medical discoveries.

heroize

(ˈhɪərəʊˌaɪz) or

heroise

vb (tr)
to make a hero of

he•ro•ize

(ˈhɪər oʊˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make a hero or heroine of.
[1730–40]
he`ro•iz•a′tion, n.

heroize


Past participle: heroized
Gerund: heroizing

Imperative
heroize
heroize
Present
I heroize
you heroize
he/she/it heroizes
we heroize
you heroize
they heroize
Preterite
I heroized
you heroized
he/she/it heroized
we heroized
you heroized
they heroized
Present Continuous
I am heroizing
you are heroizing
he/she/it is heroizing
we are heroizing
you are heroizing
they are heroizing
Present Perfect
I have heroized
you have heroized
he/she/it has heroized
we have heroized
you have heroized
they have heroized
Past Continuous
I was heroizing
you were heroizing
he/she/it was heroizing
we were heroizing
you were heroizing
they were heroizing
Past Perfect
I had heroized
you had heroized
he/she/it had heroized
we had heroized
you had heroized
they had heroized
Future
I will heroize
you will heroize
he/she/it will heroize
we will heroize
you will heroize
they will heroize
Future Perfect
I will have heroized
you will have heroized
he/she/it will have heroized
we will have heroized
you will have heroized
they will have heroized
Future Continuous
I will be heroizing
you will be heroizing
he/she/it will be heroizing
we will be heroizing
you will be heroizing
they will be heroizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been heroizing
you have been heroizing
he/she/it has been heroizing
we have been heroizing
you have been heroizing
they have been heroizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been heroizing
you will have been heroizing
he/she/it will have been heroizing
we will have been heroizing
you will have been heroizing
they will have been heroizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been heroizing
you had been heroizing
he/she/it had been heroizing
we had been heroizing
you had been heroizing
they had been heroizing
Conditional
I would heroize
you would heroize
he/she/it would heroize
we would heroize
you would heroize
they would heroize
Past Conditional
I would have heroized
you would have heroized
he/she/it would have heroized
we would have heroized
you would have heroized
they would have heroized
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150) Unsurprisingly, press accounts of the attack did not heroize Williams but now left the impression that she was growing unhinged, (151) or, at least, morose.
Rather than heroize motherhood as it is often portrayed in Chicano/Latino culture, Carrasco's image provides a rhetorical reconstitution of Chicana women as imprisoned by the pressures of motherhood from which they cannot escape.
This is not 1961: there is no galvanizing historical context akin to the Cold War, no likely politician who can heroize the difficult and dangerous, no body of engineers who yearn for the productive regimentation they had enjoyed in the military, and no popular faith in a science-fictional mythology such as exploring the solar system.
Although Maoist-era socialist realists depicted the socially dispossessed, they tended to heroize them by "typifying" and abstracting them into larger sociopolitical categories and narratives.
It is true that part of Epiphanius's impetus in recounting this anecdote is to heroize orthodoxy.
One thing I want to be very scrupulous about--it's always a danger in autobiographical writing to heroize yourself.
The temptation among Miltonists tends to be either to heroize Adam's decision, pace Waldock, or to offer various judicious alternatives to what Adam should have done.
Either way, there is no future for Indigenous people, and the construction of a primitive utopia only takes place to allow Morgan to heroize her own role as a messenger from an unrecoverable past.
there was this tendency on the part of the women--announced too--to lift the men up, to heroize them" (Hull and Gallagher 36-37).
But these shows and films tend to heroize fathers for doing the things mothers routinely do.
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