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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
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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
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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
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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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That confusion, furthermore, is shared widely in public representations of journalism, including in popular heroizing films.
This heroizing of the disabled veteran served the post-Vietnam film canon's political aims, which almost de facto represented the war as unjustly inflicting carnage not just on the Vietnamese, but the American draftees who fought it against their will, with further social and political afflictions reverberating politically and socially on the homefront.
These posters heroizing Ho Chi Minh connect him to the kind of masculinized revolutionary legacy left behind by both himself and Che.
Modernism, the 20th-century intellectual movement that focused on issues like meaning and quality, has fallen out of fashion for its naive heroizing of Great White Men and its ignoring of social realities and differences.
168) The legal profession's heroizing of the fiercely independent solo practitioner may exacerbate this danger and serve as an obstacle to a more systems-based approach.
Indeed, if the trope of the maverick and mentally fragile creative genius is one of the grand canards of artistic modernism, the adoption of this pose, whatever its grounding in actual psychology, by a slight woman from Japan performs the double critical move of revealing the phallocentric and fundamentally Western aspects of such heroizing while also indicating the terrible double-bind in which the marketplace puts the serious artist.
Yet it is entirely easy to believe that such a compensatory impulse, long after the fact, might have played a role in her heroizing of her own cultural origins.
In heroizing the liberal, pluralist, and secular aspects of Russian thought, so long overlooked in Western historiography, Berlin, too, presented a somewhat distorted view.
Further, Jones ignores Herodes' possible guilty motive for commissioning the heroizing poem for his wife Regilla, whom, as Sarah Pomeroy points out, he probably murdered [The Murder of Regilla, 2007].
Her Epilogue might have been more usefully addressed to a discussion of these distinctions than to a scolding of others for heroizing figures like Prescod and Sarah Ann Gill or for writing in the "great man" tradition of historical inquiry.
JOHNSON, supra note 2, at 17 (quoting Claudia Carter's description of Atticus's influence as a lawyer-hero); Petry, supra note 5, at xxiv-xxv (providing examples of lawyers characterizing Atticus Finch in a heroizing fashion); Cynthia L.
And, significantly, there is an argument here that organizes the discussion--that the history of the conjoined pair vampire / slayer reveals a "well-developed and extremely subtle mechanism for heroizing that which helps a community bury the traces of injustice committed in the name of preserving things as they are" (185).