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Noun: apotheosis (apotheoses)  u,pó-thee'ow-sis
  1. Model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    - ideal, paragon, nonpareil, saint, nonesuch [archaic], nonsuch [archaic]
  2. The elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
    - deification, exaltation

Derived forms: apotheoses

Type of: model, role model, worship

Encyclopedia: Apotheosis