lionize

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Etymology[edit]

From lion +‎ -ize.

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lionize (third-person singular simple present lionizes, present participle lionizing, simple past and past participle lionized)

  1. (transitive) To treat (a person) as if he were important, or a celebrity.
  2. (transitive) To visit famous places in order to revere them.
  3. (intransitive) To behave as a lion.

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