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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"

Derived forms: glorified, glorifies, glorifying

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