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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

::: hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
::: determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
::: artifice - deception; trickery
::: restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
::: intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
::: sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
::: aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
::: mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate