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Word: deify

Definition: turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity


More Vocab Words

::: abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
::: unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;
::: tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
::: impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
::: waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
::: palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)