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Synonyms for lionise

assign great social importance to

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Mr Assange wrote: "For the past four years one of our goals has been to lionise the source(s) who take the real risks in nearly every journalistic disclosure and without whose efforts, journalists would be nothing.
Remember the awful Paul Wotsit crying on the pitch after a deserved injury, the foul language of John Terry, the flash tastelessness of the women who lionise near-thugs barely able to sign their contracts.
But where is the lesson for the all the youngsters who lionise people such as him?
Yet it isn't old Lefties like me who lionise Russia's new tsar Vladimir Putin.
D PITHIE (letters, September 6) continues his campaign to lionise the Labour Party and its various governments.