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Verb: beatify  bee'a-ti,fI
  1. Fill with sublime emotion
    "He was beatified by his phenomenal success";
    - exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt
  2. Make blessedly happy
  3. Declare (a dead person) to be blessed; the first step of achieving sainthood
    "On Sunday, the martyr will be beatified by the Vatican"

Derived forms: beatifies, beatifying, beatified

Type of: adjudge, declare, elate, hold, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift

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