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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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::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
::: amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: surpass - exceed
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
::: mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
::: convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
::: reiterate - repeat