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Synonyms for lionize

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 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.
The uncritical glorification and lionisation of civil society merely based on the role it played (or playing) during political movements without understanding its ontology and epistemology has become problematique in theorising civil society in Nepali context.
The lionisation of Premiership footballers by one-eyed fans is getting out of hand.