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tr.v. i·dol·ized, i·dol·iz·ing, i·dol·iz·es
1. To regard with great or uncritical admiration or devotion. See Synonyms at revere1.
2. To worship as an idol.

i′dol·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
i′dol·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.idolizer - a lover blind with admiration and devotion
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
2.idolizer - a person who worships idolsidolizer - a person who worships idols    
gentile, heathen, infidel, pagan - a person who does not acknowledge your god
idolatress - a woman idolater
References in classic literature ?
The most bigoted idolizers of State authority have not thus far shown a disposition to deny the national judiciary the cognizances of maritime causes.
Hollander writes in the new introduction, with a sly glance at the German code-machine, that "Pound's poetry and its enigmas meant a great deal to me when I began to write," and adds "but I was never an idolizer.
In no way was he an unconditional idolizer of worldly pursuits.
An ardent Marxist and idolizer of Mao Zedong, whom he claims to have met, (he carries a tiny icon said to be a gift from the Chinese leader), Guzman concluded that Peru was a corrupt and backward society and vowed to reform it into a Marxist state by means of armed revolution.