glorify

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English glorifien, from Anglo-Norman glorifier, from Old French, from Late Latin glorificō, from Latin gloria + faciō (to make).

Verb[edit]

glorify (third-person singular simple present glorifies or (archaic) glorifieth, present participle glorifying, simple past and past participle glorified)

  1. (transitive) to exalt, or give glory or praise to (something or someone)
  2. (transitive) to make (something) appear to be more glorious than it is
  3. (transitive) to worship or extol

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