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Word: deify

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


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::: euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
::: contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
::: conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
::: opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence