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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

::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
::: disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: gamut - entire range
::: potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
::: dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.