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Adjective: glorified  'glo-ru,fId
  1. Accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing
    "After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was glorified";
    - canonized, canonised [Brit]
Verb: glorify  'glo-ru,fI
  1. Praise, glorify, or honour
    "glorify one's spouse's cooking";
    - laud, extol, exalt, proclaim
  2. Bestow glory upon
    "The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic"
  3. Elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
    - transfigure, spiritualize, spiritualise [Brit]
  4. Cause to seem more splendid
    "You are glorifying a rather mediocre building"

See also: authorised [Brit], authorized

Type of: aggrandise [Brit], aggrandize, alter, blow up, change, dramatise [Brit], dramatize, embellish, embroider, lard, modify, pad, praise

Encyclopedia: Glorified