1 praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud, extol, exalt, proclaim]
2 bestow glory upon; "The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic"
4 cause to seem more splendid; "You are glorifying a rather mediocre building" [also: glorified]
to exalt, or give glory or praise to something or someone
to make something appear to be more glorious than it is
- German: glorifizieren
to worship or extol
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