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Synonyms for lionize
assign great social importance to
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Unfortunately, the modern-day lionisation
of veterans has itself gone too far.
If he can do that, maybe there will be a repeat of the lionisation
that saw him characterised as the 'Barack Road Obama' by certain fanzines last season.
If the success in the World War II and Korean war went to General MacArthur's head, the brutal "success" in Iraq and the subsequent lionisation
in Afghanistan seem to have affected General McChrystal excessively.
Along with their lionisation
of the Kelly gang, these youths were renowned for their delight in popular theatricals, including solo "nigger" acts in concert halls and blackface minstrel shows.
His text is packed with colourful vignettes: the origins and history of the 'Marseillaise', the lionisation
of Liszt, the richly adorned Paris opera house.