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Words related to deify

consider as a god or godlike

exalt to the position of a God

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Later will come the wish to deify Diana, to make an icon out of her like Elvis, to see her as a saint and forget her foibles and weaknesses.
And David Koresh, who was obsessed with weaponry and impregnating teenaged girls, is not the kind of guy I wish people would deify.
With an obvious eye at the box - office, RGV's intention was clearly to deify his hero.
But would it be too much to resist attempts to deify Aragones?
While many who would deify Ronald Reagan praise his being ``tough'' against communism and terrorism, I am thinking about the 241 Marines who were killed when their barracks were bombed in 1983.
people deify themselves, leaving no time for family or community.
deify highly polluting personal transport, and relegate nature to fragmented island reserves.
In the regulations, it referred to 46-year-old Asahara, whose real name is Chizuo Matsumoto, and said, ''We do not deify him or see him as absolute as to justify the crimes (committed).
The instruction, listed under directive number 77, bans the publication and sale of books and audiovisual materials which deify the founders of the qigong schools, and prohibits the registration of new schools, the bulletin said.
They are actually theistic because, on the one hand, you deify yourself for your achievements and, on the other hand, you devilify yourself when you are nonachieving.
Sutton Coldfield based advertising agency, WAA has appointed Deify Hughes as account director.
But don't deify him just because he'll have a lot of candles on his cake.
Hence we see that wisdom and intelligence also have been derived by men from the gods; and this explains why it was the practice of our ancestors to deify Mind, Faith, Virtue and Concord, and to set up temples to them at the public charge, and how can we consistently deny that they exist with the gods, when we worship their majestic and holy images?
The anonymous medieval artisans who might have worked for the greater glory of Christ, or perhaps seen themselves as conduits of Christ's creativity, are replaced by some Renaissance artists who deify themselves in their works.
Based on a play by Emily Mann, ``Execution of Justice'' is a film of many strengths, and one of them is that it doesn't condescendingly deify Milk.