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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.
His text is packed with colourful vignettes: the origins and history of the 'Marseillaise', the lionisation of Liszt, the richly adorned Paris opera house.